Oregon

Oregon News: Attorney General Rosenblum Sues Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin

SALEM, OR – Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today sued Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, for falsely and deceptively marketing its opioid drug in Oregon.  The complaint alleges that Purdue deceptively marketed OxyContin to Oregon seniors, misrepresented the risks and benefits of the drug, and lied to the Oregon Board of Pharmacy, all to … Continue reading Oregon News: Attorney General Rosenblum Sues Purdue Pharma, Maker of OxyContin

PORTLAND, Ore. | Oregon’s only heart transplant program shuts down

PORTLAND, Ore. — The only Oregon hospital to offer heart transplants abruptly shut down its program Friday, leaving nearly two dozen patients on its waitlist to seek out-of-state treatment and hundreds of others in limbo for post-operative care. It came just two days after Oregon Health & Science University in Portland said it was putting … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore. | Oregon’s only heart transplant program shuts down

PORTLAND, Ore | Oregon will require notification of marijuana harvest

PORTLAND, Ore  — Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he’ll have to notify the state for the first time ever — a process that could bring inspectors to make sure none of his pot is being illegally diverted. The new harvest notification policy, which takes effect Saturday, is … Continue reading PORTLAND, Ore | Oregon will require notification of marijuana harvest

College football: Auburn vs Washington highlights Week 1

No games in the opening week of the 2018 college football season have quite the pizazz of last year’s meeting between No. 1 Alabama and No. 3 Florida State. But there still are enough interesting matchups to whet the appetite of fans starving for more football ever since the end of Alabama’s thrilling College Football … Continue reading College football: Auburn vs Washington highlights Week 1

OREGON | Free Fishing on Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in Oregon

SALEM, OREGON—It’s free to fish, crab or clam in Oregon on Saturday, Sept. 1 and Sunday, Sept. 2. During these two days, no fishing licenses or tags (including a Combined Angling Tag or Columbia River Basin Endorsement) are required to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon for both residents and non-residents.  Although no licenses … Continue reading OREGON | Free Fishing on Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in Oregon

Oregon | 190,000 acres along mid-coast open for hunting, even during fire season!

NEWPORT, OREGON— Over 190,000 acres of Hancock Forest Management (HFM) timberlands are now open for year round hunting access in the Trask, Stott Mt, and Alsea Wildlife Management Units along the mid-coast, (parts of Lincoln, Benton, Polk, and Tillamook counties).  See a map at https://www.dfw.state.or.us/maps/access_habitat/Hancock_N_Alsea_Stott_Mtn.pdf While HFM properties have allowed hunting access before as part … Continue reading Oregon | 190,000 acres along mid-coast open for hunting, even during fire season!

OREGON | Friday, Aug. 17 is last day to keep cabezon

NEWPORT, OREGON—Sport anglers can no longer retain cabezon effective Friday, Aug. 17 at 11:59 p.m. The recreational harvest is predicted to reach its quota of 16.8 metric tons by Friday, partly because the average weight of cabezon landed this year is higher than usual, and bottomfish effort has been very high this summer. Sportfishing for … Continue reading OREGON | Friday, Aug. 17 is last day to keep cabezon

SPOKANE, Wash. | Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image

SPOKANE, Wash.  — Ramsey and Amy Pruchnic lived in the Seattle area for five years before deciding they wanted to escape the Puget Sound rat race and move closer to family on the opposite side of the state. Now they own their own businesses and live in a 1928 farmhouse on 10 rural acres they … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash. | Growing Spokane, Washington, sheds its sleepy city image