The committee drafting Oregon's rules for medical marijuana dispensaries is meeting Monday in Salem to discuss whether local governments can just say no.
The committee is considering the opinion from the Oregon Legislative Counsel that says regulating the dispensaries is the job of the state, not cities.Read More »
Authorities say the pilot of a small plane that crash-landed in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation area was not injured, but his 73-year-old passenger was airlifted to a hospital in Eugene.
The Coos County Sheriff's Office says 53-year-old Ron Schick of North Bend had to put the plane down Sunday afternoon after losing power and couldn't reach the flat stretch he was hoping to land on.
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The massive building where the Umatilla Chemical Depot's chemical weapons stockpile was destroyed has itself been destroyed.
The East Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/HViug4) two pollution abatement stacks that were the final remnants of the Munitions Demilitarization Building were pulled down last week.
The chemical disposal facility incinerated about 3,720 tons of nerve agent Read More »
The Death Toll is rising as a result of Storms that hit the Midwest this weekend. The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in the controversy surrounding the National Security Agency. Ashland could become the next town in Oregon to Ban Plastic Bags. A 16 year old skateboarder was injured Saturday Afternoon in Grants Pass.Read More »
The Republican-Controlled House has passed legislation letting insurance companies sell individual coverage to all comers, even if it falls short of standards set in "Obamacare." The Chairman of the House GOP Campaign Committee says voter anger over canceled Health Care Policies Will Cost Democrats seats in the midterm elections.Read More »
A Medford man has been jailed on homicide charges relating to the death of Charles Puzak. Shortly after midnight on September 15th, Medford Police officers were dispatched to an assault occurring at an apartment on Howard Avenue that just occurred.Read More »