02 April 2013

Oregon Lawmakers Propose a Trust For Oregon Federal Timberlands

Posted in Local

Oregon lawmakers are urging Congress to create a trust to manage federal timberlands. In the proposal, the trust would consist of 9 members appointed by Governor Kitzhaber.     They would manage ...

02 April 2013

Port of Coos Bay Loses Coal Export Project

Posted in Local

A project to export coal through the Port of Coos Bay has fallen through.      Metro Ports of California was considering putting a coal terminal in the port, however the exclusive option deadlin ...

02 April 2013

Use Of Seclusion Cells for Students In Oregon May End

Posted in Politics

The Oregon Senate has voted to make "seclusion cells" used to isolate misbehaving students in schools illegal. The law would get rid of any freestanding or self-contained unit or cell used for punis ...

01 April 2013

Website Allows Public To Check Hospital's Patient Safety Violations

Posted in Local

There is information on about  8,000 patient safety violations from roughly 1,000 hospitals across the US since January 2011.  Among them some disturbing reports from Oregon.The website hospitalin ...

01 April 2013

Student Loan Interest Rates Could Double by July 1st

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Student loans and the interest rates that come along with them are a big headache for many students. "It feels like they're hard to get, not very rewarding and they're the choice between going to sc ...

01 April 2013

More Victims Step Forward in Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against Josephine County

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local

More names have been added to a complaint filed in federal court last year. Now a total of four unnamed men are suing Josephine County alleging that officials kept quiet after the men--who were teen ...

01 April 2013

Two People Shot Sunday Night in Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local

Two people were shot late at night at a Klamath Falls apartment...it was a terrifying scene for one witness who is also hoping for answers tonight. J.D. Lamb and her kids heard the shots just before ...

01 April 2013

Planned Study Will Determine If Area Dams Could Withstand The Big One

Posted in Local

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to study Lost Creek dam in Trail, and whether or not it's capable of withstanding a  catastrophic earthquake. The Rogue Rivers largest reservoir is just one of ...

01 April 2013

Oregon Lawmakers Propose Sschool District Transfer Bill

Posted in Local

Lawmakers are considering a bill that would open up school  boundaries, and allow students to transfer between districts. In the proposal, students would be able to apply for transfers outside thei ...

01 April 2013

Oregon Senate Reviews Gun-Control Bills

Posted in Local

Several gun-control measures will be heard in Salem this week. Four bills have been proposed on the issue. They would: - Increase background check requirements.- Strengthen restrictions on guns in s ...