Regional

25 March 2014

'System' shutdown

Posted in Regional, Sports

(The Register-Guard) Paul Westhead is back on the market. “I need to find a team that wants to run,” the 75-year-old fast-break savant said with a smile on the way out the door. The run is offi ...

25 March 2014

Bend has first licensed medical-pot dispensary

Posted in Regional, Politics, Health

(KTVZ) "I couldn't believe we were the first in Bend," Ben Hebert, owner of Dr Jolly's, said Monday. "That's a great feeling. That's a lot of hard work to get to this point." Dr. Jolly's is not eve ...

25 March 2014

14 Oregon counties had unemployment rates at, or below state average

Posted in Regional, Economy

(OPB) Oregon county unemployment figures were released Monday for the month of February. Fourteen counties had rates at, or below the statewide average of 6.9 percent. Benton County had the state ...

25 March 2014

Neighbors help in search

Posted in Regional

Oso, Wash. -- (KING) The Darrington Fire Department has worked as incident command in the Snohomish County landslide.  Several search and rescue crews have dispatched from the location there, but t ...

25 March 2014

Oregon Zoo's female Amur tiger dies of seizure

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- The Oregon Zoo is mourning the loss of one of its tigers today. 15-year-old female Amur tiger named Nicole died Monday after what animal care staff believes was a seizure. Oregon Z ...

24 March 2014

Mudslide search continues

Posted in Regional

Oso, Wash. -- (NBC News) Update: A task force of rescue experts was due to arrive in Washington on Tuesday to bolster the increasingly desperate search for survivors after an immense mudslide. Offic ...

23 March 2014

Search efforts continue after fatal mudslide

Posted in Regional

Oso, Was. (CNN) -- At least three people are dead, and several others hurt or missing after a landslide Saturday, about an hour outside of Seattle, Washington. It happened on State Road 530. Crews h ...

22 March 2014

Whale watching week

Posted in Regional, Local, Weather

Brookings, Ore.-- Saturday marks the first day of whale watching week on the Oregon coast. It's the time of year where about 18,000 gray whales will pass close to Oregon heading from Baja California ...

22 March 2014

California DMV breach

Posted in Regional, Local, Economy, Technology

Los Angeles, Cali.-- Several reports including the Los Angeles Times said the California Department of Motor Vehicles' online system has been hacked. The blogger who discovered the Target breach fou ...

22 March 2014

More ski options for Mt. Ashland ski pass holders

Posted in Regional, Sports, Entertainment, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- The Mt. Ashland ski area, may not have opened this year but several regional ski resorts are hoping to make that up to Mt. Ashland pass holders.   Mt. Hood Meadows is offering disc ...