The smoke from the July Complex of fires in Siskiyou County that has been hovering over southern Oregon in recent should clear out soon. The National Weather Service is forecasting a shift in the winds that will clear out the Rogue Valley.
Southeastern Oregon and northeastern California won't be as fortunate. Thick smoke will be the order of the day in those regions.Read More »
The turnaround expert hired to fix Cover Oregon has stayed longer than expected, did more than planned and has left behind a big bill.
The Oregonian reports (http://is.gd/N6aZIq ) Clyde Hamstreet has completed his job stabilizing Oregon's health care exchange.Read More »
A state spokesman says a trucker who drove a 69-ton turbine from Kansas to Oregon only to see it tip over a block from its destination wasn't carrying the proper endorsements for hauling the load.
The Eugene Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/XYCNBW) the accident closed a Highway 126 off-ramp and a Springfield street for much of Wednesday.
Workers piled up gravel to brace the Read More »
The director of the Roseburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center has announced she will retire in January.
The Roseburg News-Review reports (http://bit.ly/1qMw0BQ ) Carol Bogedain said in a statement she planned to work three years at the VA and that time will end in January.
Her written statement makes no mention of the scrutiny VAs around the country are under because of long wait Read More »