Thursday, February 15, 2024

Oregon

Oregon continues to lose farmland, some advocates say that raises red flags

From 2017 to 2022, Oregon lost 4% of its farmland. The state is the second highest among western states with the most decrease in farmland behind Washington, which raises...

Dating apps encourage ‘compulsive’ use, lawsuit claims

Stuck in a dating app loop with no date in sight? A lawsuit filed Wednesday against Match Group claims that is by design. Tinder, Hinge...

A man died from Alaskapox last month. Here’s what we know about the virus

Alaska health officials reported last week that a man died in January after contracting a virus known as Alaskapox. The disease was first discovered in...

Ex-general Prabowo Subianto claims victory in Indonesia’s presidential election

Indonesian Defense Minister and former general Prabowo Subianto, who had been barred from entering the United States for two decades, has claimed victory in...

Rafah was supposed to offer refuge. Now, the city waits for a possible Israeli attack

Will Israel execute a major incursion into Rafah, on the southern tip of the Gaza Strip, or will Hamas and Israel agree to a...

At least 8 children among 22 hit by gunfire at end of Chiefs’ Super Bowl parade; 1 killed

Eight children were among 22 people hit by gunfire in a shooting at the end of Wednesday’s parade to celebrate the Kansas City Chiefs’...

1 dead, up to 15 injured in shooting at Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl rally

One person was killed and up to 10 to 15 others were injured after shots were fired Wednesday afternoon near Union Station in Kansas...

House approves rent stabilization bill in Washington, teeing up legislative showdown in the Senate

After weeks of debate, a proposal to slow rising rent costs in Washington just barely made it past a key cutoff deadline in the...

Klamath Basin irrigators, tribes sign conservation agreement, Interior pledges $72M

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced more than $72 million for the Klamath Basin on Wednesday. The funding from the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law...

So you think you know all about the plague?

The bubonic plague has cropped up in the state of Oregon for the first time in nearly a decade. This time a person likely caught...

Top Oregon House lawmakers say they’re working to produce a campaign finance deal

Democratic and Republican leaders in the Oregon House acknowledged this week they are hoping to reach a swift compromise on campaign contribution limits this...