Author: Associated Press

Oregon gubernatorial candidates clash over guns, abortion

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The three women who want to be Oregon’s next governor clashed Tuesday over gun control, abortions and other hot-button issues at an in-person debate, just six weeks before election day.Democratic nominee and former Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek set the tone earlier Tuesday by tweeting a[Read More…]

Oregon hospitals sue state over
mental health care treatment

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three of Oregon’s largest hospital systems are suing the state over its alleged lack of adequate mental health care, which they say has forced the hospital systems to house patients in need of mental health treatment for months.Providence Health & Services, Legacy Health and PeaceHealth say[Read More…]

Today in History: The Associated Press

Today in History: October 5, Truman speaks on TVBy The Associated Press undefinedToday in HistoryToday is Wednesday, Oct. 5, the 278th day of 2022. There are 87 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Oct. 5, 1953, Earl Warren was sworn in as the 14th chief justice of the[Read More…]

After rocky start, hopes up in Oregon drug decriminalization

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Two years after Oregon residents voted to decriminalize hard drugs and dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars to treatment, few people have requested the services and the state has been slow to channel the funds.When voters passed the state’s pioneering Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act[Read More…]

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 28, the 271st day of 2022. There are 94 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in History:On Sept. 28, 1928, Scottish medical researcher Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin, the first effective antibiotic.On this date:In 1781, American forces in the Revolutionary War, backed by a French fleet, began[Read More…]

$1 billion timber suit dies at top court

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from 13 counties in a long-running $1 billion lawsuit over timber revenue and what constitutes “the greatest permanent value” when it comes to forest management.The denial ends a six-year legal battle over logging practices on 700,000[Read More…]

Oregon State downs Montana State 68-28; Nolan throws 4 TDs.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chance Nolan threw for 276 yards and four touchdowns and Oregon State remained undefeated with a 68-28 victory over Montana State at Portland’s Providence Park on Saturday night.Anthony Gould caught a pair of touchdown passes and returned a punt for another score for the Beavers, who[Read More…]