Articles tagged with: Oregon

18 February 2015

Former Governor Kitzhaber commutes sentence before leaving office

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- The Associated Press is reporting that former Governor John Kitzhaber commuted the sentence of a man serving a prison sentence for attempted murder before leaving office. The AP says ...

18 February 2015

Eagle Point High School put on lockdown

Posted in Local

Eagle Point, Ore. --- Eagle Point High School was put on lock down as SWAT teams served a search warrant in a neighborhood next to the school.The Jackson County Sheriff's Office won't say much about ...

18 February 2015

University of Oregon student dies from possible bacterial infection

Posted in Local

Eugene, Ore. --- The University of Oregon says a freshman died unexpectedly after requiring medical attention.  18-year-old Lauren Jones was a member of the acrobatics and tumbling team. A universi ...

18 February 2015

Parents charged with murder after 7-week-old infant dies

Posted in Local

Glendale, Ore. --- The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says a seven-week-old infant died from starvation.On January 22nd, first responders were called to a home on the 800 block of Willis Avenue in ...

18 February 2015

Oregon OLCC holding local meeting for recreational marijuana

Posted in Local

(Updated 2/19 11:01am) Ashland, Ore. --- Hundreds of people packed an Ashland meeting hall to discuss how marijuana should be regulated. On July 1st of this year, recreational use will become legal ...

18 February 2015

Man who claimed officers beat him up, caught in lie

Posted in Local

Eugene, Ore. --- A man who claimed detectives beat him up was caught telling a tall tale.Aleksander Tomaszewski said detectives in Lane County, Oregon, gave him two black eyes last month while being ...

18 February 2015

Kate Brown, Oregon's 38th Governor sworn in

Written by Matt Jordan, Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- John Kitzhaber's resignation as Governor of Oregon becomes effective today. Secretary of State Kate Brown was sworn in as the 38th Governor of Oregon this morning at the Oregon State ...

17 February 2015

Immunization Exclusion Day is tomorrow

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The clock is ticking as Oregon parents have just hours to gather their children's up-to-date immunization records. Wednesday is Exclusion Day, meaning beginning tomorrow kid's rec ...

17 February 2015

Oregon lawmakers plan to change paid sick leave laws

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Oregon lawmakers are looking to change the state's sick leave law.They began looking over House Bill 2005 this week. It requires all employers to implement paid sick time for employees. Lab ...

17 February 2015

ODOT looking at options for improving the Medford viaduct

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The Oregon Department of Transportation is looking at options to improve the Medford viaduct, which could be destroyed in the event of a major earthquake.The iron and concrete span ...