Nearly 1 million people live in Oregon's timber country. The region's troubles have reached a tipping point since the expiration last year of federal subsidies that were sent to rural counties across America for 11 years to offset revenue losses caused by reduced logging on federal lands to protect endangered and threatened species.
According to the Department of Agriculture, 1 in 7 Americans rely on the supplemental nutritional assistance program, commonly known as food stamps. The program cost the U.S. $80 billion last year. Last week a U.S. Senate committee approved over $4 billion dollars in cuts to the progam over the next 10 years.
Life during 1863 was put on display at Cheadle Lake in Lebanon this weekend as Civil War reenactors showed spectators what it was like to live (and die) fighting in the war that divided our nation.
A 20-year-old man who wasn't wearing a seatbelt died when his truck went off the road and overturned, ejecting him from the cabin.
A motorcyclist and his passenger crashed when the bike tried to pass a car on the right on Highway 99 as the car made a righthand turn, Oregon State Police said.
A Lake Oswego High School senior couldn’t get into prom last weekend because the venue didn’t have wheelchair access.
A Spokane International Airport spokesman confirms that a Horizon Air flight landed safely in Spokane despite a blown tire on its landing gear.
Former Oregon football player Cliff Harris will face trial in Hillsboro on a domestic harassment charge.
An Oregon Tax Court judge ruled that Hewlett-Packard's campus in Corvallis was overvalued on property tax bills from 2008 until 2011, a decision that could cost Benton County more than $9 million in tax revenue.
The Oregon Red Cross plans to deploy volunteers to parts of Oklahoma devastated by tornadoes, with the first people from Albany and Portland set to deploy Tuesday.
The skies might have been gray and the rain a little heavy at times, but that didn't stop hundreds of anglers from casting their lines into Detroit Lake over the weekend to catch some trout.
Morgan Goldberg, also known as Morgan Le Flame, earned the title of Portland’s Fire Entertainer of the Year in 2012.
Police are looking for a person of interest after someone found a hidden camera in a public bathroom at a Sherwood Starbucks earlier this month.
Mikal Dewar has spent two years making hats for cancer patients as the 17-year-old works towards earning the Gold Award, Girl Scouting's highest achievement.
The state's most muscular and physically fit people came together in Lincoln City Saturday for the 2013 Oregon Ironman Bodybuilding show. The name 'ironman' might be a little misleading as over 60 percent of the show's 250 competitors are actually women.