The University of Oregon board of trustees has voted to increase tuition - by 3.8 percent for Oregon residents and 3.7 percent for out-of-staters.
The Eugene Register-Guard (http://bit.ly/1H6ZwMS) reports about 120 protesters came to the board meeting Thursday with signs saying, "We are ducks not bucks." Some said international students are being treated as ATMs.
The board voted Read More »
Authorities in Grants Pass say a woman has been accused of breaking into the county animal shelter and stealing her own dog.
The Daily Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1BfwoB7) two pit bull mixes were impounded in December, one reported running loose, the other at a squatter's house.
An official at the shelter says neither was being cared for, so they have been rehabilitated for adRead More »
Home sellers in southern Oregon will be pleased to know that the median price for an existing home in Jackson and Josephine Counties is on a continued upswing. Even with the double-digit percentage increases, existing home sales continue to rise as well.
For the rolling quarter that ended February 28th, 2015 the median price for a home in Jackson County rose by 13% to $209,000.Read More »
A new baby orca wasn't the only interesting discovery NOAA Fisheries researchers made while tracking endangered killer whales at sea.
The team returned to Newport, Oregon, earlier this week after 21 days spent following the orcas to find out where they go and what they eat during the winter.Read More »