Stories tagged: oregon
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Soldier dies in accidental shooting at Oregon’s Camp Rilea
Authorities say a soldier died in an accidental shooting at a training facility near the Oregon coast.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 6:42 p.m.
Return road to Final Four presents obstacles for Gonzaga, 2017 participants
Getting there is an enormous accomplishment. Getting back the following year isn’t easy, but it happens fairly often. We’re talking about reaching the Final Four and the Final Four encore.
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
Oregon sweeps Salem homeless camp days before annual count
Authorities have broken up a homeless camp that was under a bridge in east Salem.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
Parsons family ensures forest will stay as is
Six decades later, the family’s Mountcrest Forest remains a working piece of land where selective logging without clear-cuts allows for sustained timber production, with a light hand and an eye …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 12:49 p.m.
Oregon driver with faulty brakes sentenced in fatal crash
A Warm Springs man has been sentenced to 4
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Family of rancher killed in Oregon standoff sues U.S., police
The family of an Arizona rancher who was killed by police during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon alleged in a U.S. lawsuit Friday that he …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 2:41 p.m.
Eugene, Oregon, daily newspaper sold to GateHouse Media
The Register-Guard newspaper in Eugene, Ore., was sold Thursday to GateHouse Media, a publisher of local news.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Oregon graduation rate climbs; still below national average
Oregon’s high school graduation rate improved in 2017, largely driven by gains from Latino students.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
Man who dug trench at Oregon standoff gets year in prison
A federal judge Wednesday sentenced a man to a year and a day in federal prison for digging a trench during the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 12:39 p.m.
Oregon boy, 8, dies from flesh-eating bacteria
Saturday before last, Liam wrecked his bike as he rode down a hill on his family’s Spring Creek property. Blood seeped from a thigh wound where the end of the …
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Oregon approves new taxes to address rising Medicaid costs
Oregon approved taxes on hospitals, health insurers and managed care companies in an unusual special election Tuesday that asked voters – and not lawmakers – how to pay for soaring …
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Exiled Zimbabwe musician to return home for performance
One of Zimbabwe’s most famous musicians who fled at the height of political repression says he is returning home for a performance after a dramatic change in government.
Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Oregon college safety officer pleads guilty to killing woman
A man accused of killing a woman during his shift as a campus safety officer at an Oregon community college pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated murder.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Oregonians to vote on Medicaid taxes as costs soar
Oregon aggressively expanded its Medicaid rolls under the Affordable Care Act, adding enough people to leave only 5 percent of its population uninsured – one of America’s lowest rates. Now, …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 7:25 p.m.
Oregon prisons face worker shortages as retirements loom
With a staff of 4,700, the Oregon Department of Corrections is struggling to attract new employees as almost one-fifth of its workforce becomes retirement eligible in 2018.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
Crews work to pull up tank that may be source of Columbia River oil sheen
The Coast Guard says contract crews are working to pull up an old 20-foot-long tank that may be the potential source of an oil sheen on the Columbia River near …
Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Oil sheen spans 5 miles on Columbia River by Astoria
Authorities say an oil spill has created a sheen spanning five miles of the Columbia River near Astoria.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 2:02 p.m.
Authorities: Man burned wife with oil for unseasoned chicken
Authorities in Oregon say a man put his wife’s hand in boiling cooking oil because she did not season the fried chicken she was making.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Man swept out to sea at Depoe Bay, Oregon
Oregon State Police say a man has been swept out to sea at Depoe Bay, Oregon.
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
Women overcome community pressure to send Ore. man to prison
The intense pressure to keep quiet began almost immediately after four girls reported that they’d been molested by a well-known member of their community: You’re lying. Take it back. Change …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Idaho group fights dismissal of children’s book lawsuit
A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:11 a.m.
Oregon woman dies seeking help for mother-in-law after car crash
Authorities say a woman died after her vehicle went off a farm road in central Oregon and she went for help, leaving her 78-year-old mother-in-law in the vehicle.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 11:36 a.m.
Private plane slides off Bend runway; no injuries
A private jet carrying six people slid off a runway after landing in Bend, Oregon.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 11:53 a.m.
Price talks further delay Dungeness crab season
The commercial Dungeness crab season was set to open Monday in most of Oregon and Washington state, but price negotiations and ocean conditions kept boats at home.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 10:29 a.m.
Thief plucks ATM machine from Portland bank branch
Police say someone used a forklift to steal an ATM in northwest Portland.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
Group files lawsuit to protect rare plant
A group of Oregon conservationists are suing the U.S. Forest Service for reauthorizing livestock grazing on grasslands within the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.
Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
How Oregon’s cap and trade system would work
Oregon lawmakers are considering a major change in how the state will go about reducing its contributions to climate change.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 7:03 p.m.
1 man dead, 1 arrested after 3 shot at Oregon apartment
One person is dead and two others were injured after a 23-year-old man opened fire in a western Oregon apartment, authorities said Sunday.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 2:17 p.m.
Prison guard, wife charged with luring teen for sex
An Oregon prison guard and his wife, a teacher, have been charged with crimes after prosecutors say they tried to lure a teen girl into a sexual relationship.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Prison guard and his wife charged with luring Kennewick student for sex
A husband and wife are charged with trying to lure a young Kennewick teen into a sexual relationship by giving the girl love letters, a promise ring and a cellphone.