PENDLETON, Oregon - The Phillips Creek Fire has forced road closures as the fire continues to burn approximately 30 acres. It fire central area is seven miles northwest of Elgin, Oregon near Indian Point. The fire is burning in timber and grass on the Umatilla National Forest, Walla Walla Ranger D ... [More]
Wind gusts of up to 20 mph, 100-plus degree temperatures and low humidity have pushed the southern Douglas County wildfire that's overloading the Rogue Valley with smoke to more than 15,000 acres. Oregon Department of Forestry officials say the fire, which first roared to life about 11 miles east ... [More]
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Fire and Rescue responded to a vehicle that crashed into a local Plaid Pantry store. The accident occurred at 10:45 this morning at 2116 NE 82NE AVE. The driver of the vehicle was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. An adult male that was insid ... [More]
HOOD RIVER, Oregon - Lila May has been battling neuroblastoma for more than a year. The 3½-year-old has a much better chance, thanks to a treatment program in New York she'll soon undergo. A fundraiser called 'Tutu Trot' is being held in her honor, to help raise money for her medical expenses.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Most people would rather suffer cold than heat, freeze than boil. Thursday gave us a special kind of hot, like a scene from an old Twilight Zone movie where the actors are dying from a heat spell caused by the sun moving closer to earth. At the end of the episode, the main charact ... [More]
Dr. Michelle Berlin, Co-Director, OHSU Center for Women’s Health
Oregon is about average in the U.S. when it comes to vaccinating adolescents against human papillomavirus, or HPV, but many teens still aren’t getting vaccinated, and that puts them at risk for cancer of the cervix, among other ... [More]
The Oregon Department of Energy has been allowing recipients of its energy tax credits to sell them to third parties at steeper discounts than state rules appear to dictate, and now state auditors are taking an interest in the practice.
The Secretary of State's office has received records fr ... [More]
Ridgefield School District announces two new hires for the upcoming 2015-16 school year: Tony Smith accepted the position of Principal at View Ridge Middle School and Denise Freund accepted the position of Special Education Coordinator for the district. The Ridgefield School District Board of Direct ... [More]
Yesterday, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office issued a Level 3 (Go) evacuation for residents in the Azalea area from Upper Cow Creek to Snow Creek East. There is a Level 2 (Set) evacuation for residents near the Galesville Dam up to Snow Creek. For the residents on Ferguson Lane, Stouts Creek, and ... [More]