Magical Food Delights at Spork Restaurant in Bend, OregonGabriella KorosiNewsBreak Contributor
Beautiful Riverside Habitat Restoration in Bend, OregonGabriella KorosiNewsBreak Contributor
Brother Bru-Brus Hot Sauce: Honoring the Visionary Bruce Langhorne with a Flavorful and Healthy LegaReportWireNewsBreak Contributor
Love To Be In Nature? Enjoy Hiking? 3 Oregon Cities Among U.S. Favorites.Esther SNewsBreak Contributor
Major retail chain opens another location in OregonKristen WaltersNewsBreak Contributor
Where to view the 'ring of fire' in Oregon during the October annular solar eclipse
Here's what you need to know about viewing the 2023 annular solar eclipse in Oregon.
Oregon man charged in 1987 killing now prime suspect in death of boy, 9
An Oregon resident recently charged with murdering 6-year-old Jeremy Stoner in 1987 is now a prime suspect in the equally brutal killing of 9-year-old Eric Coy, multiple law enforcement sources have confirmed. Fred Marion Cain III, 69, was charged last week with murder during kidnapping and sexual assault in the...
BACK IN TIME - 1973: Inmate hangs himself in local jail
110 years ago October 2, 1913 Dr. Edwards was called to Lamonta Gap Tuesday to attend to the 2-year-old son of Fletcher F. Wright, who fell into a pan of scalding hot water. The youngster was fished out immediately by its mother but not before it was pretty badly burned. The mother had just placed...
Oregon Governor Tina Kotek announces new fentanyl enforcement action
The governor and Oregon State Police are working to crack down on the fentanyl epidemic in Oregon.
Two drug treatment groups get their Measure 110 funding pulled | Worth Your Time
The Oregon Capital Chronicle reports that the Oregon Health Authority halted funding for two treatment programs because former employees made alarming reports.
Oregon Decriminalized Possession of Small Amounts of Drugs. Fatal ODs Didn't Skyrocket
THURSDAY, Sept. 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Critics of a law that decriminalized drug possession in Oregon have blamed the policy for rising overdose deaths in the state, but a new study finds no evidence of that. Researchers discovered that while drug overdose deaths have risen recently in Oregon, it...
What is shelter?: Oregon Humanities asks the question through ‘Dear Stranger’
The fall round of Oregon Humanities’ “Dear Stranger” project seeks simple answers to a complex question: What is shelter? “Questions about who deserves shelter …what kind and where and how it should be paid for … show up daily in media, public meetings and private conversations,” a release from the state organization said. “These questions can be hard to ask and harder to answer and that’s why Oregon Humanities is inviting Oregonians to write about shelter …” ...
State report: Recidivism rates nearly identical for early release prisoners and those serving full sentences
PORTLAND, Ore. — A new state report looked at whether the nearly 1,000 people former Governor Kate Brown let out of prison early stayed out of trouble. The Criminal Justice Commission looked at the records of 950 people given commutations due to COVID-19. All of them had less than 6 months remaining on their sentence.
Oregon Lottery Win For Life, Powerball, Pick 4, Megabucks, Mega Millions, Lucky Lines winning numbers for Wednesday, September 27, 2023
The Oregon Lottery offers multiple draw games for people looking to strike it rich. Here’s a look at Wednesday, September 27, 2023 winning numbers for each game:. Sat, Sep 30, 2023, 7:30 pm Pacific Time (GMT-8:00)
Marijuana magazine seeks pot-tential judges for Oregon’s Cannabis Cup
Judging for the competition is open to any resident over the age of 21.
Rain returns Friday, chilly weekend ahead
The relatively dry pattern today will be replaced by more rain on Friday. The rain will be fairly widespread and be out ahead of an area of low pressure arriving in SW Oregon. The amount of rainfall in the area is expected to be around a tenth to a quarter inch.
Oregon lawmakers search for Measure 110 fixes for next year’s session
State Sen. Floyd Prozanski is searching widely for ideas that will shape Oregon’s response to the drug addiction crisis to build accountability into the system. The Eugene Democrat chairs the state Senate Judiciary Committee, and he’s planning to have a bill in the 2024 session that would recommend changes to Measure 110, the voter-passed law that decriminalized possession of small amounts of hard drugs and put a share of cannabis revenue into programs to help addicts.
Another Huge Retailer Closing Stores in Washington State, Oregon
It is becoming an unfortunate, yet familiar refrain. Another major retailer has announced they will be closing stores in metropolitan areas due to crime. Mind you, this isn't happening all around the Country, it is happening over and over again in the same areas. Eight of the nine stores this retailer has said they will close are on the West Coast.
Prevention: Oregon deer, elk hunters urged to help prevent fatal disease outbreak
During the 2023 deer and elk hunting seasons, the Oregon Department of Fish adn Wildlife (ODFW) will increase sampling efforts for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout the state by providing hunters with quick and easy opportunities to have their harvested animal tested. As a reminder to hunters, CWD check stations are mandatory to stop at if you pass one along the highway or interstate while transporting a harvested deer or elk. ...
Oregon AG Sues EPA Over Wood Stoves
Oregon is joining Alaska, New York, and seven other states in suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to take timely action to on regulating wood stove emissions. “This is a serious public health, environmental, and consumer protection issue all wrapped into one!” said AG Rosenblum. “The science is...
Walton Lake project beginning ... finally
Eight years after Ochoco National Forest staff first tried to launch a project to improve visitor safety at Walton Lake, work will finally take place. Ochoco National Forest (ONF) closed the Walton Lake Campground on Oct. 1 to begin implementation on the Walton Lake Restoration Project. According to forest leaders, the project is intended to address public safety and forest health in the Walton Lake Developed Recreation Management Area, which is approximately 30 miles east of Prineville. ...
Oregon High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in Crook County This Week
Be sure to catch the high school fooball games happening in Crook County, Oregon this week. Info on how to watch all of the hard-hitting action can be located below. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!
Oregon maximum rent increase will be 10% in 2024
Oregon landlords will be able to raise rent a maximum of 10% in 2024, a cap reined in by a new state law. Oregon’s rent control law as first approved in 2019 capped rent hikes at 7% plus inflation but didn’t have an upper limit. As inflation soared in recent years, tenants faced steep potential increases — in 2023, the maximum allowable rent increase was 14.6%, nearly 5 percentage points higher than the previous year.
3 years later, why hasn't Oregon released investigations into deadly Labor Day wildfires?
It’s been more than three years since historic wildfires tore through multiple Oregon communities, burning 1 million acres and forever altering the lives of thousands. As communities rebuild, survivors put their lives back together and lawsuits assign blame, one element of recovery remains missing: an official cause for almost all of the fires. ...
A program in Idaho and four surrounding states helps veterans with PTSD by providing them with service dogs
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — A program is working to help veterans struggling with PTSD by providing service dogs for those veterans in need. Northwest Battle Buddie’s (NWBB) puppy foster program provides a unique opportunity for volunteers to assist with a life-changing mission. From October 1st the program...