Oregon's 2nd District Rep. Greg Walden introduced a bill today to protect access to home health care services for seniors in Oregon and nationwide. The “Securing Access Via Excellence for (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act” will stop the Obama Administration’s proposed 14 percent payment cut to home health care providers.Read More »
Firefighters usually dread winds, but crews trying to save rural dwellings in Oregon got a break when a spreading fire ran into breezes that pushed it the other way.
The wildfire near the ranching town Sprague River has claimed six houses in the southern portion of the state.
Fire spokeswoman Erica Hupp said Tuesday the flames began moving Monday, burning a swath half the length Read More »
A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, has sentenced a woman to life in prison for her role in a Pacific Northwest killing spree that authorities say was part of a white supremacist scheme.
Holly Grigsby apologized Tuesday to friends and relatives of the victims.Read More »
Lightning struck Oregon more than 6,000 times Sunday and Monday, touching off small fires by the dozens.
Such a barrage can be expected to cause numerous "sleeper" or holdover fires in coming days.
Northwest fire spokeswoman Robin DeMario says lightning spread from Oregon's coast between Tillamook and Newport into a fan shape that broadened to the northeast and southeast cornersRead More »
Authorities in Coos County say a man was shot to death in the parking lot of the North Bend Community Center as a birthday party was being held inside.
District Attorney Paul Frasier says the man was shot in the head.Read More »