Regional

16 June 2014

Whooping Cough officially epidemic in California

Posted in Regional

(NBC Los Angeles) The number of whooping cough cases in California has officially reached epidemic proportions, the California Department of Public Health reported. Whooping cough, known to doctors ...

16 June 2014

Small plane crash near Florence

Posted in Regional

Update (6/17 8:00 a.m.) A Florence man and his 15-year-old grandson have been identified as the victims of an airplane crash Sunday morning off the Oregon coast. Lane County sheriff investigators s ...

16 June 2014

Petitioners for a marijuana legalization measure say they're on track

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Petitioners say their signature-gathering pace is on track to qualify a marijuana legalization measure on Oregon’s November ballot. The measure needs 87,213 valid signatures to q ...

15 June 2014

Lithia Motors acquires DCH Auto Group

Posted in Regional, Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Lithia Motors announced Sunday they have purchased DCH Auto group based in New Jersey. The merger means that Lithia will acquire 100% percent of the outstanding shares of DCH, esti ...

13 June 2014

Redwood poaching may be spreading to Oregon

Posted in Regional, Local

Gold Beach, Ore. -- Redwood poaching may be spreading to Oregon. Oregon Wild took this photo in the Rogue Siskiyou National Forest near Gold Beach and is urging the forest service to take action. Ju ...

10 June 2014

School shooting kills one student at a high school near Portland

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Regional, Local

Troutdale, Ore. -- Troutdale Police and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Department identified the shooter as 15-year-old Jared Michael Padgett, a freshman at Reynolds High School. Police say Padgett ...

10 June 2014

One student killed, teacher injured at Reynolds High School

Posted in Regional

Update (6/10 5:00 pm) The Reynolds High School shooting victim has been identified as 14-year-old Emilio Hoffman. Hoffman was shot and killed in the boys locker room.  The shooter was found dead i ...

10 June 2014

'Goonies' galore in Astoria

Posted in Regional, Entertainment

Astoria, Ore. -- (Daily Astorian) Hundreds hit Astoria in celebration of the cult classic You may notice a few more pirates walking the streets this weekend, or perhaps more crossbones scattered ar ...

09 June 2014

Oregon soldiers get ready for Afghanistan

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore. -- (OPB)Hundreds of soldiers in the Oregon National Guard are deploying this summer and will be among the last Americans to serve in Afghanistan. A battalion of 400 soldiers mobili ...

09 June 2014

Report: Property tax losses continue to grow

Posted in Regional, Politics, Economy

Portland, Ore. -- (Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media Group) Local governments will be unable to collect $212 million this year in property taxes, including almost $100 million specifically approved by ...