Regional

27 February 2014

Bill to study free community college moves to Governor's desk

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Regional, Local, Politics

Medford, Ore. -- A bill that could eventually lead to free tuition at Oregon's community colleges is on it's way to Governor Kitzhaber's desk. Senate bill 1524 would allow the Oregon Higher Educatio ...

26 February 2014

Mother of missing girl pleads for community's help

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Regional, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Billie Jo Dick is living every parents worst nightmare. She is on day 16 in the search for her daughter Danielle Bertolini. "I'm so numb now I don't even know where to begin. I feel ...

26 February 2014

Portland bicyclist road rage

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. - When a Portland driver blocked a bike lane, a bicyclist went out of his way to let the driver know how he felt about it. Check out the video above.  Full story from The Oregonian h ...

26 February 2014

Skateboard attacker refuses to apologize

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. (KGW) -- The teenager arrested for attacking a 70-year-old man with a skateboard outside the Portland Outdoor Store last summer was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison. Daniel D ...

25 February 2014

Mystery polio-like illness prompts concern

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Regional, Health

Palo Alto, Ca. -- A medical mystery is surfacing in Oregon's neighboring state, California. At least five children are suffering from a polio-like illness and there could be many more. The afflicted ...

25 February 2014

Bound for Mexico?

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW)  An Oregon girl living in foster care could be sent to Mexico to live with her father, a convicted felon. State child welfare workers plan to send the 6-year old to live wit ...

25 February 2014

Protecting buyers from meth homes

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- A new law designed to protect buyers from unknowingly purchasing methamphetamine homes is waiting for the Governor's approval. House Bill 4065 unanimously passed the House and Senate. ...

25 February 2014

State databases back online following cyberattack

Posted in Regional, Politics, Technology

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) Two heavily-trafficked online databases maintained by the Oregon's Secretary of State's office were brought back online over the weekend. That announcement comes nearly three w ...

25 February 2014

Internal BLM memo recommends killing sick wild horses on range

Posted in Regional

(OPB) An internal memo has surfaced that shows the U.S. government’s wild horse program is in dire financial trouble. It also calls for “drastic changes” including the possibility of killing s ...

25 February 2014

Obama backs proposal to reform federal wildfire policies

Posted in Regional, Local, Politics

President Obama is endorsing two Oregon Senators' plan to reform federal wildfire policy. The new policy would fund major wildfires the same way as other natural disasters while freeing up money to ...