Author: Maggie Vespa (KGW) SALEM, Ore. (KGW) — Months after a record-setting heat wave killed close to 100 Oregonians, lawmakers in Salem are taking up a pair of bills aimed at guaranteeing access to air conditioning. House Bill 4058 would ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU/CNN) – A man is suing a senior living facility in Portland after his mother died during a heatwave. It’s a $13 million lawsuit alleging wrongful death. KATU’s Kellee Azar spoke with the son and his attorney. The ...

(CNN) – July was the hottest month ever recorded around the world. That’s according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA released its data Friday showing the combined land and ocean surface temperature on earth was nearly two degrees ...

(NBC) – Millions of Americans across 34 states are in the grip of extreme heat once again Thursday as officials urge people to stay cool and safe. Nearly 200 million Americans are under a heat advisory of some form, including ...

ASHLAND, Ore. – Southern Oregon is hitting triple digits again. Air conditioning companies are on the move as local residents are trying to beat the heat. Greg Hafner is a longtime Rogue Valley resident. He’s been working in A/C and ...

SALEM, Ore. – More deaths in Oregon are being attributed to the latest heatwave. Oregon State Police said as of June 30, 63 recent deaths may have been associated with historic high temperatures in the Pacific Northwest. By July 6, ...

SALEM, Ore. – The number of heat-related deaths in Oregon continues to rise. Oregon State Police said as of June 30, 63 recent deaths may have been associated with historic high temperatures in the Pacific Northwest. By July 6, that ...

DUFUR, Oregon (KGW) – Last week’s record-setting hot temperatures took a toll on Oregon’s cherry crops. Farmers were out over the weekend surveying the damage to trees and cherries. What they found was widespread damage to both. Northwest cherry grower ...

TALENT Ore. – Last week’s heatwave took the Pacific Northwest by storm. In the Rogue Valley heat is just one of the problems facing local orchards and vineyards. Ron Meyer’s family has grown pears in the Rogue Valley for over ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Parts of southwest Oregon and Northern California are under a heat advisory Monday and Tuesday. The National Weather Service said very hot temperatures ranging from 95 to 105 degrees will impact western Siskiyou County including the Klamath ...

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