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.
LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (AP) — A man suspected of killing his grandparents last week in Washington state, just hours after his release from prison, is hospitalized in serious condition after his capture yesterday at a seaside motel in Oregon.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Carpooling, higher fuel economy, hybrids and electric cars may be good for the environment, but they’re bad for government transportation funding, which relies on gasoline and diesel taxes.
BEND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who loves beer and loves his dog has concocted some hooch for the pooch. Daniel Keeton works at Bend’s Boneyard Brewery tasting room and calls his canine creation Dawg Grog.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — After tracking him for a year, California wildlife officials say that the lone gray wolf who migrated from Oregon likes to travel more than most.
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – A tour bus careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and several hundred feet down a steep embankment Sunday, killing nine people and injuring more than 20 others, authorities said.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A couple reported missing after failing to arrive at their daughter’s Redding, Calif., home for Christmas Eve dinner were found safe about 400 miles away in Oregon.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A man was arrested Saturday after firing about 50 shots in the parking lot of a Southern California shopping mall, prompting a lockdown of stores crowded with holiday shoppers.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Nike wants to expand its Oregon operations and hire hundreds of workers but is asking the government to promise it won’t change the state tax code.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has voted to accelerate the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan.
The 62-33 vote on Thursday reflected the nation’s war-weariness after more than a decade of fighting.
Six Democratic senators representing states along the Pacific Coast are asking the Justice Department to investigate the role of oil refineries in gas spikes that occurred in May and October even as crude oil prices were declining.