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Semi crash kills driver, several cows on I-84 in eastern Oregon
Oregon State Police said the semi, which was hauling cattle, hit a guardrail and flipped over on the freeway. The driver died in the crash. Several cows also died.
Klondike Fire roars to life, threatens homes in southern Oregon
Story updated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15Oregon’s largest wildfire isn’t finished yet.The Klondike Fire roared to life Sunday afternoon, bringing new evacuations to the small town of Agness east of Gold Beach near the coast.The 170,000-acre fire, burning in rugged terrain around the Kalmiopsis
Oregon high school football media polls: Top 10 teams in 6A, 5A, 4A entering Week 8
Each week throughout the 2018 football season, The Oregonian/OregonLive's high school sports contributors and other members of the Oregon media will be voting on the top 10 teams in Class 6A, 5A and 4A. Here's how the media vote shakes out entering Week 8.
Oregon Employment Data For September 2018
Oregon's labor market was unusually tight in September, as indicated not only by the low unemployment rate, but also by the low number of Oregonians who are considered "short-term unemployed." In September, 80,000 Oregonians were unemployed. Of those, 16,000 had been unemployed for 27 weeks or more
Oregon jobless rate holds at record-low 3.8 percent
SALEM, Ore. - Oregon’s unemployment rate held at a record-low 3.8 percent in September, the same as in August, the Oregon Employment Department reported Tuesday.
Oregon Zoo makes way for new polar bear habitat
Now, the next two-year phase of the zoo rebuilding project will focus improving exhibits for polar bears, rhinos and primates.The project is possible due to a $125 million bond passed by voters in 2008. The same money was used to improve and expand the elephant habitat to six acres.
Actor Jim Belushi's happy place is growing pot in Oregon
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Jim Belushi has a lifetime of memories shaped by cannabis.When he talks about Oregon's favorite weed, he reflects on his family, the fun times at "Saturday Night Live" and, yeah, his rocking 2018 harvest party.The famous actor, singer and community supporter describes a spiritua
Prep boys soccer: Oregon No. 2, McFarland No. 3 in season's final state coaches' rankings
Oregon's Colin Bjerke, front, controls the ball against Whitefish Bay in the 2017 WIAA Division 2 state boys soccer championship game. Bjerke returns as a junior for the Panthers, ranked 10th in Division 2.JEFFREY PHELPS - For the State Journal
Oregon Zoo launches final phase of construction on new habitats
"Polar bears are endangered in nature because of climate change and melting arctic, and so we are going to give them what they need here in the zoo and will be doing conservation science," says Zoo Director Dr. Don Moore.
Chris Petersen wishes for do-over after Washington upset by Oregon
“We’ve practiced that exact situation for probably the last eight weeks – that hash, that situation, calling time out,” Petersen said. “Now the games are different than practice. I think everybody on our sideline thought we would get that done. But for me to have a do-over knowing what I know now to
ACLU Suing Mississippi Police Department For Racial Bias After Black Musician Sentenced for 8 Years on Possession of Oregon Cannabis
Earlier this year, Jamaican-born Oregon musician Patrick Beadle, 46, was arrested in Mississippi for more than two pounds of marijuana he purchased legally in the Beaver state,theClarion-Ledgerreports.
Driver dies in E. Oregon cattle truck crash
A semi-trailer truck hauling cattle crashed Tuesday on Interstate 84 in Eastern Oregon, killing the driver and five cows.George PlavenCapital PressA semi-trailer truck hauling 28 head of cattle crashed Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 84 in northeast Oregon, killing the driver and shutting down the h
Pancake breakfast to raise money for students' Oregon trip
They plan to see the Spruce Goose at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville, Ore., and tour the Tillamook (Ore.) Creamery, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry Zoo in Portland.
Retiree Snags $100K Oregon Lottery Jackpot
New for the 2018 holiday season, the Oregon Lottery's featured holiday Scratch-it games include the $1 Stocking Stuffer, the $2 Snow Globe Cash, the $5 Holiday Cheer, and the $10 Holiday Wishes, which is the one Yolanda chose to play while hanging out atB&G Bingo in Salem.
Wed 8 AM | Oregon State Websites Get Low Marks
Oregon has a vibrant technology sector, so it's not like people in the state don't know their way around computers.But the state government got low marks for the utility of its websites in the recent"Benchmarking State Government Websites"report.The report's authors checked out state sites across th
Heartbreaker in Oregon
Monroe junior Alex Witt walks off the field after the final whistle of the season in a 34-31 loss to Oregon in Week 9. The Cheesemakers were yards away from taking a late lead. A win would have set Monroe up for a potential postseason berth depending on tiebreakers.- photo by Adam KrebsOREGON — Two
Oregon Department of Agriculture director visits southern Oregon
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ore. -- Oregon Department of Agriculture DirectorAlexis Taylorwas scheduled to travel to Roseburg, Central Point and Medford Tuesday, Oct. 16.According to the ODA, southern Oregon is well known for growing tree fruit such as pears, wine and grapes, but also raising cattle.
In Oregon, Antifa Gangs Are Growing Bolder and More Aggressive
Remind me never to visit Portland, Oregon. Long associated with the brand of outré hipster leftism deliciously satirized in TV’sPortlandia, Oregon’s largest city is now a zone of mass political violence. It isn’t quite Beirut-on-the-Willamette, to be sure. No suicide bombs are ripping through the fa
Dog survives getting lost for 2 weeks, then shot, in Oregon wilderness
PORTLAND, Ore. — Hatcher, an 8-year-old Husky who lives with his owner in Oregon, is recovering after being lost for more than two weeks in the Mount Hood National Forest. He's also missing his left hind leg after suffering a gunshot wound.
Canada Is About to Make Cannabis Legal. What Does That Mean For Oregon?
The Great White North is going green.On Oct. 17, Canada becomes the second country in the world to legalize recreational cannabis. While Uruguay got their first, the impact on the global market figures to be much more substantial.But how exactly? And what does this mean, specifically, for Oregon?WWs