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Big green bus brings fun adventures to local seniors

Big green bus brings fun adventures to local seniorsA Portland woman caring for her elderly father had a business idea that is now changing the lives of dozens of senior citizens.
  • Local
  • 2 days, 23 hours ago
Food

Food tester invented for people with gluten allergies

Food tester invented for people with gluten allergiesMany Americans suffer adverse reactions from foods that contain gluten. But it can be tough to find gluten-free foods when eating out.
  • Food
  • 3 days, 3 hours ago
Politics

Oregon officials confirm: GMO labeling lost by 837 votes

Oregon officials confirm: GMO labeling lost by 837 votesSecretary of State Kate Brown has certified recount results that show the defeat of an Oregon ballot measure to require labels on genetically modified foods.
  • Politics
  • 4 days ago
Local

With deadline near, Oregon health insurance signup low

With deadline near, Oregon health insurance signup lowDays before a deadline to sign up for January health insurance coverage, only about a third of Oregonians who previously enrolled in private insurance through the state health exchange have re-enrolled through the federal website.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Health

Avian flu spreading in British Columbia

Avian flu spreading in British ColumbiaThe Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the avian influenza outbreak in southwest British Columbia has spread to seven farms, and 155,000 birds are dead or will be euthanized.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Insurers urge quick action on Cover Oregon

Insurers urge quick action on Cover OregonOregon health insurers on Wednesday urged state lawmakers to act quickly in dissolving Cover Oregon and transferring its authority to other state agencies.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Local

Workers take cover at Hanford nuclear plant after alarm

Workers take cover at Hanford nuclear plant after alarmAbout 1,000 workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have been told to take cover after a chlorine alarm sounded at a water treatment plant.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Oregon picked for healthy school lunch pilot program

Oregon picked for healthy school lunch pilot programMany more locally grown fruits and veggies are heading to the school lunch tables across Oregon.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

GMO labeling loses court fight to count rejected ballots

GMO labeling loses court fight to count rejected ballotsBackers of Oregon's measure to require labeling of genetically modified foods have lost a court fight they hoped would help them garner enough votes to pass the measure in an ongoing recount of ballots.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Checking grocery store safety database difficult in Ore.

Checking grocery store safety database difficult in Ore.At least eight states and many counties and cities across the country post full copies of retail food inspections online. Many other states and municipalities offer online access to, at a minimum, an establishment's last inspection date and score.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

Oregon to use Kentucky software for Oregon Health Plan

Oregon to use Kentucky software for Oregon Health PlanOregon is planning to use an online Medicaid enrollment system from Kentucky after giving up on its own troubled software.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Oregon GMO label backers sue over rejected votes

Oregon GMO label backers sue over rejected votesThe sponsors of an Oregon ballot measure that would require labels on genetically modified foods filed an emergency lawsuit Monday.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Vancouver

WA parents get custody of babies taken after unassisted births

WA parents get custody of babies taken after unassisted birthsThree Bellingham children taken from their parents by CPS are now home, but they are still under state protection.
  • Vancouver
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Health

Canada hopes avian flu is contained to 4 farms in B.C.

Canada hopes avian flu is contained to 4 farms in B.C.Canadian officials hope an avian flu outbreak has been contained to four quarantined poultry farms in British Columbia.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

Oregon enrollment dips after health website switch

Oregon enrollment dips after health website switchOnly about one in 10 Oregonians who previously signed up for private health care insurance through the state health insurance exchange have re-enrolled through the federal portal, officials said.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks ago
Marijuana

Oregon master gardeners mum on marijuana

Oregon master gardeners mum on marijuanaStarting this summer adults in Oregon can grow up to four marijuana plants in their home.
  • Marijuana
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Central Oregon

Oregon hospital: Medication error killed patient

Oregon hospital: Medication error killed patientAn Oregon hospital says it administered the wrong medication to a patient, causing her death.
  • Central Oregon
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Babies taken from WA couple after unassisted home births

Babies taken from WA couple after unassisted home birthsTo preserve the sacred space of her womb, Carey never even had an ultrasound. It wasn't until immediately after the birth of their second son that the couple realized a twin daughter was on the way.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Health Reform

Cover Oregon transition leader resigns

Cover Oregon transition leader resignsThe state official overseeing Oregon's transition from the failed Cover Oregon health insurance website to the federal insurance exchange is stepping down.
  • Health Reform
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Local

Hearing Assoc: Don't buy kids loud toys for holidays

Hearing Assoc: Don't buy kids loud toys for holidaysWhether they beep, bang or play music, it seems the noisier the toy, the more fun they are for kids. But experts warn that noise may be causing your kids permanent hearing loss.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Oregon GMO Measure 92 headed for recount

Oregon GMO Measure 92 headed for recountTallies of the last remaining ballots show an Oregon measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods lost by only 809 votes and is headed for an automatic recount.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Civil War Blood Drive wraps up Sunday

Civil War Blood Drive wraps up SundayThe winner of the Civil War Blood Drive will be determined after it wraps up on Sunday.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Newberg man, who held sign asking for donor, to receive kidney

Newberg man, who held sign asking for donor, to receive kidneyA Newberg man who last spring stood on a street corner with a sign asking for a living kidney donor will soon receive a kidney.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Local

Study: Texting hunch equals 4 bowling balls on your neck

Study: Texting hunch equals 4 bowling balls on your neckAmericans' love of smart phones is leading to serious problems of the neck and spine.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
National News

Mom dies during birth so son can live

Mom dies during birth so son can liveThe mother of Declan Jay Bugal died shortly after giving birth to what doctors at the Medical Center of Aurora described as a 7-pound, 4-ounce-miracle.
  • National News
  • 1 month ago
Local

Brittany Maynard supporters share video on her birthday

Brittany Maynard supporters share video on her birthdayBrittany Maynard's family has released a new, personal video of the Death with Dignity advocate, weeks after her controversial death by assisted suicide in Oregon.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Health

Wash. to sue over Hanford nuclear site's tank vapors

Wash. to sue over Hanford nuclear site's tank vaporsWashington plans to sue the U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor to protect workers from hazardous vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear site.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago
Local

Brittany Maynard's mom blasts Vatican remarks over right-to-die

Brittany Maynard's mom blasts Vatican remarks over right-to-dieBrittany Maynard's mother is responding angrily to the Vatican's criticism of Maynard's decision to end her life early under an Oregon law written to let terminally ill patients die on their own terms.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Green

Stormwater could kill salmon, but 'rain gardens' help

Stormwater could kill salmon, but 'rain gardens' helpAlarming new research about the relationship between storm water runoff and salmon shows that all the rainwater that washes off our roads and highways may be killing the fish.
  • Green
  • 1 month ago
Health

Washington state health exchange is working again

Washington state health exchange is working againWashington state's health insurance exchange was back up and running Sunday after shutting down for a day.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago