OREGON – Oregon’s minimum wage is going up on July 1, as part of the annual schedule put in place back in 2016. The increase for 2024 is 50 cents statewide. However, Oregon will continue to have three separate minimum ...

COOS BAY, Ore. – In an attempt to further communication around digital equity issues in southwestern Oregon, Governor Tina Kotek held a roundtable discussion in Coos Bay Thursday. “I am committed to our state’s goal to provide all Oregonians with ...

COOS COUNTY, Ore.– The Coos County Sheriff said all departments in the county are preparing for a $3.5 million budget shortfall next year. In a Facebook post, Sheriff Gabe Fabrizio said Coos County’s budget shortfall is due to the failure ...

WEST COAST (CNN) – Californians and Oregonians will soon be getting faster and more accurate alerts about incoming mega-quakes. Earlier this week, the U.S. Geological Survey and its non-profit partner Earthscope announced an upgrade to the state’s early warning system. ...

OREGON – The state is offering a new food program aimed at fighting food insecurity this summer. Summer EBT is a new federal food benefits program to help families buy food for their school-aged children over the summer months. Oregon ...

COOS BAY, Ore. – A house in Coos Bay was severely damaged and homeowners lost everything inside to an early morning fire Thursday. According to the Coos Bay Fire Department, dispatch received a call from someone inside a house on ...

OREGON COAST – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife along with the state agriculture department are extending the closures for razor and bay clam harvesting to the entire Oregon coast. The closure, which impacts both recreational and commercial fisheries, ...

OREGON – The Joint Committee on Transportation just announced its second of 12 meetings throughout the state. The meetings are to gather public comment, on transportation needs in each region of Oregon, as part of the committee’s Transportation Safety and ...

OREGON – Oregon U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley is hosting four town halls in Southern Oregon this week. The senator will be on the coast this Friday. His Coos County town hall starts at 12:30 p.m. at the North Bend Community ...

(CNN) – Walmart employees are getting a boost. The retail giant says it is offering a new bonus for eligible full and part-time hourly workers. Depending on how long the employee stays with Walmart, they could see a bonus of ...

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