Regional

04 June 2014

Camp, fish, and hike for free this weekend

Posted in Regional, Local, Entertainment

(Portland Radio Project) Anyone who loves the outdoors in Oregon has quite a dilemma this weekend. They may have to choose between a day of fun at a state park , a hike on a favorite trail, or free ...

04 June 2014

Sit-in protesters arrested at Walden's Bend office

Posted in Regional, Politics

Bend, Ore. -- (KTVZ) As about a dozen supporters rallied outside, a man and woman protesting Republicans' inaction on immigration reform staged a sit-in at Rep. Greg Walden's Bend office Wednesday, ...

04 June 2014

Liquor privatization effort shelved this year

Posted in Regional, Politics

Salem, Ore. -- (Pamplin Media Group) Advocates announced Wednesday they will abandon their effort to end the state monopoly on liquor sales in Oregon. Although they had an already-approved version ...

04 June 2014

Oregon settles multi-state settlement with pharmaceutical company

Posted in Regional, Health

(OPB) Oregon will receive nearly four million dollars from a multi-state settlement with the pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline. The settlement follows allegations that GlaxoSmithKline unlawful ...

04 June 2014

Supreme Court refuses to block Oregon same-sex marriage

Posted in Regional, Local

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected the National Organization for Marriage’s latest attempt to exclude gay and lesbian couples from marriage in Oregon. “The application for stay presented to J ...

04 June 2014

Wildlife experts say wolf OR-7 has pups

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- According to wildlife biologists wolf OR7 and a mate have produced offspring. In early May, biologists suspected that OR7, originally from northeast Oregon, had a mate in the Rogue ...

04 June 2014

Nearly 80,000 Cover Oregon customers will have to re-enroll

Posted in Regional, Health

Medford, Ore. -- People who enrolled in Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange will have to re-enroll for coverage as Cover Oregon transitions to the federal government. Come November, about 80 ...

04 June 2014

Shoreline rescue at Harris Beach

Posted in Regional, Local

Brookings, Ore. -- A Curry County Sheriff Deputy is getting out of the hospital after he tried to save a little boy from drowning and almost drowned himself. It happened at Harris Beach a little af ...

03 June 2014

Oregon's health care facilities record 650 mistakes last year

Posted in Regional, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon's health care facilities reported more than 650 mistakes last year, 44 % of which ended in either serious harm or even death. The new report issued by the Oregon Patient Safe ...

02 June 2014

Governor declares drought emergency in Josephine County

Posted in Regional, Local, Weather

Help is on the way for three more Oregon counties dealing with the drought. Governor Kitzhaber declared drought emergencies Monday in Josephine, Grant and Wheeler counties. They join Jackson, Lake ...