WASHINGTON (AP) — Disputing Republican criticism of his health care plan, President Barack Obama said Thursday the law is working and cutting costs for consumers with insurance company rebates and the promise of lower premiums. […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Corrections officials say more than 30,000 of California’s nearly 133,000 inmates have refused at least one meal as part of a protest over inmates held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay […]
DENVER (AP) — A bipartisan group of Western U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to focus more on preventing wildfires rather than taking money from programs that clear potentially hazardous dead trees and […]
HERMISTON, Ore. (AP) — Experiments have begun in Oregon aimed at using the unmanned aircraft known as drones to keep potatoes happy. The Federal Aviation Administration recently authorized the use of drones to fly over […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Burbank man has sued Costco, claiming he got hepatitis A from frozen berries that have been linked to illnesses in eight states. City News Service says Greg Patterson’s lawsuit is […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In the last season of “Portlandia,” the mayor of this sustainability-obsessed city vanished in shame after he was singled out as Portland’s “No. 1 electricity hog,” Portland went into a blackout, […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The company that developed a genetically modified test strain of wheat that emerged to the surprise of an Oregon farmer says it has tested the parent wheat stock and found it […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A passenger on a commercial flight from Alaska to Oregon was arrested Monday after witnesses say he tried to open an emergency exit during the plane’s descent and other passengers had […]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A final video of Richard Swanson shows him smiling and happy to be at the ocean as he prepared to dribble a soccer ball along Oregon’s coastal road on a planned […]
CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon cleaning worker was killed when he fell into a running blender at a meat-processing plant, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office said.
Forget free toasters—think beer and yoga. Those extras are among the draws being used by banks to lure customers to branches in an age when checks can be deposited with a smartphone picture and mortgage applications filled out online.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s lawmakers are getting briefed Thursday on an extensive report on the potential damage from a monster earthquake and tsunami off the Pacific coast. The report predicts unprecedented devastation when the big one hits.