By Jared TilborPublished: Jul 30, 2014 at 2:41 PM PDTLast Updated: Jul 30, 2014 at 5:05 PM PDT
Last year, the state legislature passed a law requiring children 7 and younger to undergo a vision screening before entering public school.
According to Joannah Vaughan, director of the preschool vision screening program at Elks Children’s Eye Clinic, this is critical. Approximately 15 percent of children have vision problems that can be corrected through early detection.
A company owned by a former Duck football player turned actor recognizable for his role in a VW Super Bowl ad will paint a custom mural of "The Simpsons" on the wall of a Springfield, Ore., arts center.
If you have a southern accent -- would you consider saying "goodbye" to "howdy, y'all"? The Oak Ridge National Laboratory was going to offer a speech class for it's workers to do just that. But enough people complained at the lab -- to get it canceled for good. Cameron Taylor has more.
Your parents told you never to pick up hitchhikers, but this is an exception. A robot is trying to hitchhike across Canada by himself (herself or itself?) It's called "Hitchbot" and its creators started its journey by leaving him on the side of the road. CNN's Jeanne Moos has more on his journey.
KBOI 2News photographer Mary Kienzle, along with a team from Oregon, recently went on a mission trip to Kenya, Africa building a home for a less fortunate family. Toward the end of the trip, she spent three days on a safari in the Maasai Mara area. Photo by Mary Kienzle