Oregon says Oracle Inc.'s plans to terminate hosting of the state's Medicaid system would halt health insurance signups for thousands of low-income Oregonians.
The argument was made Tuesday at the Marion County Courthouse in Salem during the first day of a two-day hearing. Oracle's hosting contract with Oregon expires Feb. 28.Read More »
A 43-year old Grants Pass man is hospitalized in critical condition after he was hit by a car while on foot, crossing Rogue River Highway. The accident occurred at 8:12 p.m. Tuesday night.
Chris Addington suffered serious head injuries when he was hit by a 1999 Subaru driven by 62-year old Katherine Smith of Grants Pass near Cloverlawn Drive.Read More »
Raw milk producers in Oregon are asking legislators to let them legally advertise their product.
Oregon is among 30 states that allow the sale of unpasteurized milk, but it sets tight restrictions. A law on the books since the 1950s says sellers of raw milk can't advertise.Read More »
Oregon's economic development agency has a new $400,000 fund to help entrepreneurs develop their products to the point they could win larger federal grants.
Applications are now open on the Business Oregon website for as many as 20 companies.
Director Sean Robbins tells The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1EsrH9o ) the goal is to help state companies apply for funds through the Read More »
The University of Oregon has moved a vaccination clinic to Matthew Knight Arena as it steps up a fight against a blood stream infection that can cause a form of meningitis, called meningococcemia.
The university hopes to inoculate as many as 22,000 students.
The disease is believed to be responsible for the death of one student last week and for making three other students seriouRead More »
Ten years after The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians regained the 43 acres located near Charleston known as Coos Head, the area has reached a point where it is 80 percent cleaned up from the various contaminants left behind.Read More »
The Oregon Department of State Lands has posted emergency closure signs on land east of Bend that's been home to transient campers.
The Bulletin newspaper reports (http://is.gd/DvY1ql ) the campers have been given two weeks to leave.
Deschutes County Sheriff's Capt.Read More »
The Medford City Council is being asked to amend a new ordinance that requires pawn shops and second-hand stores to photograph their merchandise.
The Mail Tribune newspaper reports (http://is.gd/sspjeC ) the council approved the ordinance in December and it takes effect March 22.Read More »