Articles tagged with: Oregon

19 May 2015

Federal judge to hear arguments on ban of GMO crops

Posted in Local

(Updated 5/21 10:08 am) Medford, Ore. --- A packed federal courtroom in Medford Wednesday, May 20th, as defenders of a Jackson County GMO-ban gathered to hear a judge's decision on a lawsuit filed a ...

18 May 2015

MPD and ODOT enforcing the use of seatbelts

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Medford Police are making sure drivers are using their seat belts correctly.That is the focus of a safety enforcement operation with the Oregon Department of Transportation that ru ...

18 May 2015

Oregon aiming to ban the sale of palcohol

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- An Oregon bill aimed at banning the sale of powdered alcohol, known as Palcohol, will head to the Oregon House this week.Oregon Senators passed bill 9-37 in April in a 29 to one vote.  Pal ...

15 May 2015

CEO of Silverton Health arrested for public indecency

Posted in Regional

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

Posted in Regional

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 ...

15 May 2015

Meat company in Portland recalls sausage due to wheat allergen

Posted in U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore. -- A Portland-based meat company is recalling nearly 2,000 pounds of sausage due to misbranding and an undeclared wheat/gluten allergen.  The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service ...

14 May 2015

Chickens for rent?

Posted in Regional

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.

Posted in Regional

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

I-5 crash near Grants Pass causes afternoon traffic

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Traffic is back to normal after a pick-up truck rolled over and blocked the northbound lanes of I-5 in Grants Pass.Oregon State Police say they responded to the crash just befo ...

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 ...