Articles tagged with: Oregon

07 July 2015

Lawmakers pass bill that allows women access to birth control without prescription

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Starting next year, women can skip the health clinic and head straight to the pharmacy for birth control.  Governor Kate Brown signed the bill into law on Monday, giving women easie ...

06 July 2015

Child porn suspect arrested in Multnomah County

Posted in Regional

Updated (7/7 9 a.m.) Authorities say a registered sex offender wanted by Salem police has been taken into custody in Multnomah County. Salem, Ore. -- (KGW) Salem detectives are asking for the pub ...

06 July 2015

Oregon ranks number 2 in worst places to make a living

Posted in Regional

According to MoneyRates.com Oregon is the second worst state in the U.S. to make a living. MoneyRates.com recently analyzed every state to find where workers have the best or worst shot to make a g ...

30 June 2015

MPD prepares for pot legalization on Wednesday

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- As pot becomes legal on July 1st, police are getting ready.Medford Police Lieutenant Mike Budreau said legalization of the drug doesn't make their job any easier, at least initiall ...

30 June 2015

Recreational marijuana rules

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Recreational marijuana will be legal in Oregon tomorrow, July 1st.Because of this upcoming change, medical marijuana dispensaries have been getting inundated with phone calls."We're just ge ...

30 June 2015

Medical marijuana patients handing out free pot on Wed. July 1st

Posted in Local

Ashland, Ore. --- Medical marijuana patients plan to give out free marijuana, once it becomes legal on July 1st.Breeze Botanicals, a medical marijuana dispensary in Ashland is hosting their "Free th ...

30 June 2015

Oregon's pay-per-mile experiment begins tomorrow

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Oregon’s experiment with a new program looking to make up lost gas tax revenue with a new program starts tomorrow, July 1st.The roughly 5,000 participants will pay 1.5 cents per mile while ...

30 June 2015

Burn permits in Mt. Shasta suspended due to high fire danger

Posted in Regional

Calif. --- Officials are suspending all burn permits in Mt. Shasta due to fire danger. The suspension is already in effect and bans all residential outdoor burning of debris, including branches and ...

30 June 2015

400K salmon dead after fish carcass clogs hatchery pipe

Posted in Regional

Roseburg, Ore. --- 400,000 salmon are dead after a fish carcass clogged a pipe at a hatchery in Glide, east of Roseburg.       The hatchery manager said the water flow shutdown did not trigger ...

30 June 2015

Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors, but even undercover federal and state investigations aren't slowing down sales.    Hundreds of Oregon markets are current ...