Regional

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 ...

24 February 2014

New vaccination requirements begin March 1st

Posted in Regional, Local, Health

Medford, Ore.-- A new law will go into effect Saturday, March 1st, which will require families who want to be exempt from vaccine shots to take extra steps. Currently, Oregon families can just o ...

24 February 2014

Group raises money against Jackson County GMO ban

Posted in Regional, Local

Medford, Ore. -- The fight to ban GMO's in Jackson County is getting some push-back. According to the Oregon Secretary of State's website, the group "Good Neighbors Farmers" has raised more than $6 ...

24 February 2014

Left to burn

Posted in Regional

Tualitain, Ore. -- (KGW)  A Portland, Oregon family is devastated after losing their minivan in a fire. What's worse, they say a fire extinguisher was at their fingertips, but they weren't allowed ...

21 February 2014

State warns people to change passwords after site hacked

Posted in Regional, Technology

Salem, Ore. -- (OPB) Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is warning people who've used her agency's hacked website (http://sos.oregon.gov/), to reset their password -- especially if they use that s ...

21 February 2014

More Oregonians are becoming renters

Posted in Regional, Economy

(OPB) The number of Oregonians living in their own homes has leveled off in recent years, but the portion of the population that's renting has strongly increased. There is a combination of reasons w ...