Articles tagged with: Oregon

25 April 2014

Cover Oregon board votes unanimously to join federal exchange

Posted in Local, Regional

Durham, Ore. -- (KGW) Oregon became the first state in the nation to drop its problem-plagued online health exchange and link up with the federal website. Cover Oregon's board voted unanimously Frid ...

25 April 2014

FDA decides to back off on tightening brewery regulations

Posted in Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Some farmers and brewers are breathing a sigh of relief after the Food and Drug Administration decided to back off on tightening regulations for left-over grain. Senator Ron Wyden s ...

25 April 2014

Grange Co-op gives away 300 tree seedlings for Arbor Day

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- To celebrate Arbor Day, the Grange Co-op will give away 300 Oregon Ash Tree seedlings today. The giveaway will go from 2 to 7 p.m. at each of its locations in Medford, Ashland, Cent ...

25 April 2014

Bomb threat at OSU

Posted in Regional

Corvallis, Ore. -- Oregon State University students are back in their dorms, after they were evacuated Thursday night because of a bomb threat. Thousands of students were evacuated after the OSU Dep ...

24 April 2014

Wyoming explosion raises gas pipeline safety concerns

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Malin, Ore. -- A massive explosion and fireball rocked a natural gas plant in western Wyoming Wednesday afternoon. The shock waves are having an impact on southern Klamath County...and beyond. The e ...

24 April 2014

Facebook is good for small businesses

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- Facebook, it's no longer just for selfies or keeping up with friends. Small businesses are finding out that they can boost their customer base and and image. Local leaders say there ...

24 April 2014

Fetal tissue burning halted at Marion Co. power plant

Posted in Regional

Brooks, Ore. --- A waste-to-power plant in Oregon is reportedly burning fetal tissue for electricity and some local leaders want the practice stopped. The convanta plant in the town of Brooks turns ...

24 April 2014

Wanted fugitve avoids capture, search west of Roseburg

Posted in Local, Regional

Roseburg, Ore --- Oregon State Police (OSP) & Douglas County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) are asking for the public's help to locate a dangerous, wanted felon who avoided capture Wednesday afternoon ...

24 April 2014

Oregon State Medical Examiner released 2013 drug-related death stats

Posted in Local, Regional

Oregon -- Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Gunson released 2013 drug-related death statistics reflecting one fewer death from last year and a near 7 percent drop from 2012 when deaths reached ...

24 April 2014

Medford School District saved thousands during strike

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Turning something positive out of what some would say was a negative. The Medford school district says they saved $69,000 a day during the teacher's strike. District Chief Financia ...