Regional

18 May 2015

Volunteers in Seattle hand out free meth pipes

Posted in Regional

Seattle, Wash. --- Some see it as controversial and it's illegal under state law, but volunteers behind a needle exchange in Seattle are now giving out meth pipes to drug users for free. We've been ...

18 May 2015

Mount St. Helens 35th anniversary

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Wash. --- 35 years ago today, Mount St. Helens erupted in the state of Washington at 8:32 a.m. The eruption took place on May 18, 1980, and it was coined "the deadliest and most economically destruc ...

15 May 2015

Police grateful for Amber Alert smartphone technology

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Regional, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Police in Tillamook County arrested a woman accused of abducting her 3-year-old daughter, who was no longer in her custody. Kaitlyne Wirth was arrested Friday morning. She's accused ...

15 May 2015

CEO of Silverton Health arrested for public indecency

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Woodburn, Ore. --- Woodburn Police arrested the head of an Oregon Health Care System, he's accused of public indecency.They say he was touching himself, while sitting in his car in the middle of a B ...

15 May 2015

Scam alert: Thieves targeting Starbucks app users

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Portland, Ore. – Hackers are siphoning money from Starbucks app users' bank accounts, specifically from the auto-reload function. The Oregon Department of Justice on Thursday issued a scam alert ...

14 May 2015

Some Oregonians could be receiving extra money from the state

Posted in Regional

Ore. -- Oregonians are expected to receive extra cash next year from the state. It's good news both for the state and Oregon tax payers. A quarterly revenue forecast from State Economists shows Ore ...

14 May 2015

Lawmakers pass bill that allows bicyclists and motorcycle riders to pass through red lights

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Salem, Ore. -- Oregon lawmakers passed a bill that would allow bicyclists and motorcycle riders to legally pass through a red light. Senate Bill 5-33 was introduced because some traffic light-senso ...

14 May 2015

Chickens for rent?

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Ore. --- (KGW) Love the idea of having your own backyard chickens, but don't want the commitment of having to take care of them all year round?Well, you're in luck, you can now rent-a-chicken, It's ...

14 May 2015

Oregon has worst graduation rate in U.S.

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Ore. --- Oregon is the worst state in the country when it comes to high school graduation rates.That’s according to the 2015 Building a Grad Nation report.The study says only 69% of Oregon student ...

14 May 2015

Crater Lake National Park raising park fees

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Ore. --- Your next trip to Crater Lake will cost you a little bit more.The national park is raising its entrance price for cars to $15 starting on Friday, May 15th.It’s the first increase since th ...