Only roughly 1 in 10 Oregonians who previously enrolled in private health insurance via Cover Oregon have re-enrolled thus far via HealthCare.Gov.
Oregon residents who previously enrolled in a private plan via Cover Oregon must re-enroll via HealthCare.gov - they won't be automatically re-enrolled. If they don't re-enroll by December 15, they face a break in coverage come January.Read More »
Oregon's largest county has adopted at $15 minimum wage for its employees.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners approved the wage hike on Thursday. It will be phased in over the next three years.
The county agreed to the minimum wage as part of its new contract with union workers.Read More »
A new group called "Hunting Works For Oregon" was launched Thursday to promote hunting and recreational shooting in the state.
KTVZ reports (http://bit.ly/12rRxKR ) the group stresses the economic benefits of hunters.
One leader is Joe Davis who owns the Black Bear Diner in Madras.Read More »
A large group protesting a grand jury's decision to clear a white New York City police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man converged Thursday night outside an arena during an NBA game between the Portland Trail Blazers and the Indiana Pacers.
There was heightened security when it became clear that protesters were marching toward the Moda Center.Read More »
The Facebook pages for "Dateline NBC" and the Medford Police Department are reminding the public today that the effort to find a missing Ruch woman still continues. For over 16 months, Stephanie Warner has been missing.
Stephanie Anne Warner vanished on her way home to Ruch, Oregon from a 2013 fourth of July celebration in Ashland.Read More »
Decades of efforts to expand the Oregon Caves National Monument to protect water quality and reduce wildfire danger are on the verge of paying off.
A bill expanding the boundary of the southwestern Oregon monument to include its watershed has been attached to a defense spending bill virtually assured of passing the House and Senate in coming days.
Oregon Democratic Rep.Read More »