Articles tagged with: Oregon

12 May 2015

Lawmakers working to allow sunscreen in schools

Posted in Local

Ore. --- Lawmakers appear to be clearing the way for the use of sunscreen in Oregon schools.Sunscreen isn't currently allowed in schools because it contains active ingredients, and is considered an ...

12 May 2015

Grants Pass city councilors considering an ordinance to ban outdoor marijuana growth

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Grants Pass city councilors will consider an ordinance to ban outdoor marijuana grows in the city.By allowing outdoor grow sites, Mayor Darin Fowler says the odor from mature p ...

12 May 2015

Court docs: Girl kidnapped, raped before left in Astoria

Posted in Regional

(Updated 5/15 9:00 am) Astoria, Ore. -- (KGW) The suspect in the kidnapping of a 15-year-old Calif. girl has been captured near Cannon Beach. The girl is already safely back with her family, after e ...

12 May 2015

Josephine County honors fallen officers during National Police Week

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- The nation remembers men and women who have lost their lives in the line of duty during this National Police Week.People gathered this morning on the Josephine County courthouse st ...

12 May 2015

Local vet offers free eye exams for pets

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- A Medford veterinary clinic is giving local service dogs a helping hand.Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Center and Pet Ophthalmologist, Dr. Cassandra Bliss offered free eye ex ...

12 May 2015

Grants Pass man arrested for allegedly firing shotgun outside his home

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- A Grants Pass man is in jail after allegedly shooting a gun outside of his home.Grants Pass Police say they arrested 47-year-old Mark Peckham on Monday after a reported call of ...

12 May 2015

Seal attempts to steal fish right from fish market in Oregon

Posted in Local

Ore. --- A surveillance camera catches the attempted crime on video as a seal tries to steal fish from a market in Oregon.Employees say this isn't the first time they've seen the sneaky suspect.Work ...

12 May 2015

Josephine County Sheriff's Office facing more budget cuts

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- Cuts are looming at the Josephine County Sheriff's Office.Sheriff Dave Daniel says he'll have to make cuts if an upcoming public safety levy does not pass.The sheriff's office ...

12 May 2015

Governor Kate Brown signs bill expanding background gun checks

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Governor Kate Brown has signed the Oregon Firearms Safety Act, saying it's an important first step in the effort to keep guns out of the hands of criminals. The bill requires background che ...

11 May 2015

Tigard family kicked off flight after daughter with autism deemed 'disruptive'

Posted in Regional

Ore. -- (NBC News) An Oregon mom has filed a complaint against United Airlines after it removed her and family from a flight because it said her 15-year-old daughter, who has autism, had become "di ...