Articles tagged with: Oregon

17 February 2015

New earthquake warning software launched

Posted in Regional

A new earthquake warning system for the Pacific Northwest launched today, February 17th.Computers in offices across the region now have access to software that sends out an alarm seconds to minutes ...

17 February 2015

Oregon Governor investigated

Posted in Regional, Politics

Ore. --- (KGW)  Subpoenas are shedding light on two criminal probes into contracts obtained by the fiancee of former Oregon governor John Kitzhaber.Oregon's attorney general and federal authorities ...

17 February 2015

U.S. Coast Guard rescues two surfers off Oregon coast

Posted in Regional

Newport, Ore.-- The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two surfers from a cliff off of the Oregon coast in Newport. The Coast Guard's Dolphin Crew flew a helicopter to hover over the cliff. A rescuer was lowe ...

17 February 2015

Man charges at Clackamas County Deputies with hatchet

Posted in Local

Clackamas County, Ore.-- Bruce Lee Steward, 34,  called 911 to report a stabbing and an armed suspect on scene. Clackamas County Deputies responded to the call but did not find any stabbing victim. ...

16 February 2015

Kate Brown's first employers weigh-in

Posted in Politics

Salem, Ore.-- Secretary of State Kate Brown will be sworn in as Oregon's new governor on Wednesday. Albert Manashe, who refers to the Secretary of State by her first name, first hired Brown as a law ...

13 February 2015

Who will become the new Oregon Secretary of State?

Posted in Local

Ore. -- With Brown taking over as Governor next Wednesday who will take her spot as Secretary of State? That's up to her and the legislature and political experts from around the state are eagerly a ...

13 February 2015

Salem putting up "Owl Warning" signs

Posted in Regional

Salem, Ore. -- Salem, Oregon is installing "Owl Warning" signs after several joggers were attacked.  The design was actually sent in by producers of 'The Rachel Maddow Show" after they used the si ...

13 February 2015

Kate Brown set to become nation's first openly LGBT governor

Posted in Local

Ore. -- Members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender or LGBT community are celebrating Friday as next week Kate Brown will become the first openly bi-sexual sitting governor in the countr ...

13 February 2015

A special NBC5 digital Valentine's Day card for you!

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore.-- Happy Valentine's Day! Our KOBI newsroom wants to share the love. Here's a very special digital Valentine's Day card to thank you for making NBC5 your place. Enjoy!     

11 February 2015

Governor Kitzhaber has no intention of resigning

Posted in Local

Ore. -- The following is a statement from Governor Kitzhaber:  “Let me be as clear as I was last week, that I have no intention of resigning as Governor of the state of Oregon. I was elected to ...