Articles tagged with: Oregon

27 May 2015

Oregon state parks offer free weekend in June

Posted in Regional

Ore. --- Are you looking for a cheap weekend getaway?You may not have to look any further than Oregon’s state parks on the first weekend of June.All traditional and RV camping and parking will be ...

27 May 2015

Oregon rates number eight on nation's slowest drivers list

Posted in Local

Ore. -- A new study found Oregon has some of the nation's slowest drivers. Progressive Insurance says the median speed of Oregon drivers is 31 miles per hour, that ranks Oregon as number eight on t ...

27 May 2015

Jackson County commissioners make final decision on where medical marijuana facilities can be

Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. --- Jackson County commissioners took a final vote today, May 27th, on where medical marijuana facilities can and cannot be built. Commissioner Doug Breidenthal says facilities must be ...

27 May 2015

Grants Pass re-brands city with new tagline

Posted in Local

Grants Pass, Ore. --- "Live Rogue". That is the new tagline for the city of Grants Pass.The city is currently re-branding its logo and tagline to better represent current times. Jon Bowen, a touris ...

22 May 2015

Governor Kate Brown declares drought emergencies for eight more counties

Posted in Local

Salem, Ore. -- Eight more Oregon counties have been declared drought emergencies by Governor Kate Brown including Jackson and Josephine counties. Deschutes, Grant, Morrow, Umatilla, and Wasco were ...

22 May 2015

Parents at odds over Gervais school condom policy

Posted in U.S. & World News

Gervais, Ore. -- (KGW) Some parents in Gervais are concerned over a proposal to hand out condoms to kids as young as sixth grade. The district approved a similar proposal in an effort to cut down on ...

22 May 2015

Fire officials respond to structure fire overnight in O'Brien

Posted in Local

O'Brien, Ore. -- (Press Release) At approximately 3:30 a.m. Friday the Illinois Valley Fire District, AMR and Rural Metro were tone out and responded to a reported structure fire at the 100 Block ...

21 May 2015

Van vs. U.S. postal truck fatal crash under investigation

Posted in U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore. --- A U.S. postal service truck and a van collided in Portland, Oregon and both caught fire. The van driver was killed in the crash.Authorities say the mail truck driver was hospitali ...

21 May 2015

Govnernor Brown reminds Oregonians of fire safety for Memorial Day weekend

Posted in Local

Ore. --- With Memorial Day weekend approaching, many have plans for camping and other outdoor activities, but Oregon Governor Kate Brown is asking for everyone to use basic fire safety.Governor Brow ...

21 May 2015

Census numbers show Portland growing

Posted in U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore. --- More people are moving to Portland, that's according to new census numbers.Portland is now the 28th most populous city in the country.The Census Department estimates the city has ...