Be Kind, Please Rewind: Oregon Blockbuster is last on Earth

BEND, Ore. (AP) — There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using floppy disks that only the general ...

CDC: Unvaccinated Oregon boy almost dies of tetanus

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An unvaccinated 6-year-old Oregon boy was hospitalized for two months for tetanus and almost died after getting cut while playing on a farm. A medical paper pub...

Oregon man snowed in with taco sauce grateful for rescue

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man who had only taco sauce and melted snow to eat while he was snowed in for five days with his dog is grateful to his rescuer and sorry to have caused so much trouble...

Measles outbreak in Pacific Northwest about half of US cases

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The focus on measles in the Pacific Northwest intensified Friday as public health officials in Oregon announced a new case of the highly contagious disease unrelated to an ongoin...

Authorities: Photographer drugged, raped young models

MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A professional photographer drugged and sexually assaulted young models or aspiring models he worked with in Oregon and California, federal and state authorities said Wednesda...

Snow in San Francisco? Mild cities don't escape winter storm

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Snow, ice and shivering cold blasted normally mild cities from Seattle to Las Vegas to San Francisco on Tuesday as the winter weather sweeping across the U.S. West shuttered scho...

Northwest US measles cases prompt look at vaccine exemptions

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, has revived a bitter debate over so-called personal belief exemptions to childhood vaccinations. At least 43 people ...

Authorities: 38 now sickened in Northwest measles outbreak

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say there are now 38 confirmed cases of measles in an outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. The confirmed cases are mostly centered in southwest Wash...

Measles outbreak near Portland, Oregon, sickens 35

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A measles outbreak near Portland has sickened 35 people in Oregon and Washington, with 11 more cases suspected. Thirty-one patients had not been vaccinated ag...

Measles outbreak grows in northwest US, 30 cases reported

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The number of confirmed measles cases near Portland grew from 25 to 30 on Friday, with nine additional cases suspected — an outbreak boosted by lower-than-normal vaccination rate...

Government shutdown taking toll on wildfire preparations

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Just two months after a wildfire wiped out Paradise, California, officials are gearing up for this year's fire season and fear the government shutdown could make it even more dif...

Suspect shot at Oregon middle school; students safe

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A suspect was shot Friday at an Oregon middle school, but no students or teachers were hurt, police said. Students were locked in classrooms, and no one was being...

3 dead after commercial crabbing vessel capsizes off Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A commercial crabbing boat capsized in rough waters off the Oregon coast, killing the three men aboard and sending a shock wave through a seafaring community already struggling f...

Environmental groups withdraw from Oregon wolf plan talks

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Environmental groups in Oregon announced Monday they have withdrawn from talks on how to manage the state's rebounding wolf population because of what they called a "broken" proc...

Legal marijuana industry had banner year in 2018

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last year was a 12-month champagne toast for the legal marijuana industry as the global market exploded and cannabis pushed its way further into the financial and cultural ma...