Messy Travel Appears to be the order of the day as a major winter storm in the eat slowly plays itself out. Cover Oregon is under Federal Investigation, and another day of Negotiations has ended with no resolution for the Medford Teacher Strike.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden and three congressional colleagues - all fellow Republicans- are requesting a federal investigation of Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange.
Walden made the announcement at a press conference in Medford on Thursday. Also in attendance was state Rep. Dennis Richardson, a Republican running for governor.Read More »
Police in the southern Oregon city of Grants Pass say a father and son accused of breaking into another man's house and attacking him with a chainsaw and an ax handle have been arrested.
Police say the two went to a third man's home late Tuesday night after the son argued with the man earlier in the day.
The Oregonian reports (http://is.gd/OzmW6E ) the older man cut through the hRead More »
An Eagle Point man was ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution to the state for poaching more than two dozen deer and elk.
The Mail Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1mcPuDc ) it's believed to be the highest restitution ever levied in a southern Oregon wildlife case.
At his sentencing Wednesday in Medford, Charles Douglas Cochran also was ordered to spend 60 days in jail on a number oRead More »
An Oregon bill that would require background checks for private gun sales appears to be in trouble.
Senate President Peter Courtney has promised to allow a vote in the full Senate if the measure can get out of the Judiciary Committee.Read More »
Authorities have dismissed four tickets issued to motorists honking their horns in support of striking teachers in the Medford school district.
The Mail Tribune (http://bit.ly/1g25OPH) reports that the sheriff's office issued the tickets Monday at an elementary school.
But the tickets were written incorrectly, citing a law against defective horns, and even if they had cited the cRead More »