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2 hrs ago | Beach Connection

Oregon Coast Lighthouses Offer Special Tours

The central Oregon coast town of Newport has not just one lighthouse but two and both will be whooping it up in August with two special tours that allow you to get up close and personal with two of Oregon's major historical landmarks.


Related Topix: Newport, OR

4 hrs ago |

Oregon Senate candidates push dueling narratives

His Republican rival, Monica Wehby, would love to talk about the federal health care law.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Democrat, Oregon Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama

7 hrs ago | Mountain West Connection

Oregon LB Tyrell Robinson to Transfer to Fresno State

After a bit of hearsay, the Ducks linebacker officially became the latest player to depart Eugene in this offseason's exodus.


9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Oregon releases 2015 health insurance plan rates

The Oregon Insurance Division says Moda, the company that captured nearly two-thirds of the individual market share with some of the lowest prices in 2014, will see a 10.6 percent rate hike on average.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Health Insurance, Health

12 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Oregon's move from Oracle-developed site to on track, official says

Oregon's effort to transition its health insurance exchange from a problem-wracked website originally developed by Oracle to the federal platform is going according to schedule and expectations, state officials said this week.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, US Governors, John Kitzhaber

13 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Zap! Lightning lights up Western Oregon

Storms rained lightning on Western Oregon overnight, thrilling night owls and insomniacs with a light show - and sparking a new round of wildfires.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Lane County, OR, Veneta, OR, Philomath, OR

14 hrs ago | Business Journal

How I saved myself from a four-pack of

I'd enjoyed two delicious Swills just last week, and was planning to save the other four for the coming hot weekend.


18 hrs ago | Beach Connection

Pirates and Mud at Center of Wild Central Oregon Coast Event

Mud, a wild running course full of obstacles and pirates will be the center of a riotous new annual event in Newport with the Buccaneer Rampage Mud Obstacle Race on August 23, at the Newport Municipal Airport.


Related Topix: Newport, OR, Seaside, OR, Rockaway Beach, OR

22 hrs ago | The Ashland Daily Tidings

Oregon Gulch Fire forces evacuations

Southwest Oregon's largest wildfire of the year torched about 5,300 acres and an unknown number of structures by nightfall Thursday with little sign of slowing down.


Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Ashland, OR, Klamath County, OR

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Oregon Schools seeking emergency levy

Oregon school board members painted a not so pretty picture of their budget outlook Thursday night.


The Ashland Daily Tidings

Lightning strikes hit Southern Oregon hard

Thunderstorms shot out between 2,000 and 2,500 lightning strikes across Southern Oregon Wednesday afternoon and night, with about 850 touching down in Jackson County.


Related Topix: Jackson County, OR, Weather, Umpqua, OR, Rogue River, OR, Fire

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Thousands Of Inmates Serve Time Fighting The West's Forest Fires

Emir Dunn, an inmate firefighter stationed at the Chamberlain Creek Conservation fire camp in California, at work on a fire.


Related Topix: Fire, California, California Government, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Oregon Government

The Oregonian

Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers athletes bond with cancer survivors on special fishing...

A new friendship first formed between 5-year-old Cres Merrill and Oregon State defensive lineman Noke Tago over bacon and eggs on a wooden bench, then on a ride on a nearby swing set.


Related Topix: Kids, Family

KGW-TV Portland

Lightning continues to spark Oregon wildfires

Lightning continues to spark wildfires in Oregon, including two new large fires in the southwest and central parts of the state.


Business Journal

Feds give Oregon a much-needed boost for mental health services

Seven Oregon health centers will split $1.6 million in funds from the federal government to expand mental health services under the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Oregon Government

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected to significantly scale back access to an effective - but expensive - new drug used to treat hepatitis C. An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected Thursday to significantly scale back access to an effective - but expensive - new drug used to treat hepatitis C. California's Republican candidate for governor ... (more)


Related Topix: Oregon Government, California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, UC Los Angeles

The Bee

Oregon cat lover No. 1 - Thursday, 31 July 2014 01:00

Everett-Hirsch is not prone to such understatement, because if you have lived a remarkable life and have a golden gift of gab, why hide your light under a bushel basket? Everett-Hirsch doesn't.


Related Topix: Lake Oswego, OR, us Travel, Travel

Fox News

'No Proof of Crime' Police face hurdles in hunt for missing Oregon mom

The Facebook page, "Find Jennifer Huston," is plastered with photos of the 38-year-old missing Oregon mother who was last seen Thursday.


Related Topix: Dundee, OR, Newberg, OR, Yamhill County, OR

KATU-TV Portland

Authorities search for missing man, 18, in central Oregon

Authorities are searching for an 18-year-old man who was reported missing from a wilderness program in a remote area of Lake County in central Oregon.


Death penalty Q&A: DA and former prison chief debate Oregon's ultimate punishment

Frank Thompson, left, is a former superintendent of the Oregon State Penitentiary, in Salem; Josh Marquis is the district attorney for Clatsop county.


Related Topix: Death Penalty, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Oregon State Penitentiary, State Prisons


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