A car hit the back of a transport van with 10-people on board that pulled out onto the highway in front the approaching car Thursday morning, state police said.
The Oregon Nurses Association has teamed up with the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems to make sure nurses around the state have the training and equipment they need to handle Ebola patients.
A state trooper stopped an SUV for multiple traffic violations - and found a fugitive from Texas and 4 pounds of pot inside the rig Wednesday, Oregon State Police said.
Climate One at The Commonwealth Club on Thursday announced that Jane Lubchenco, the University Distinguished Professor and Advisor in Marine Studies at Oregon State University and former NOAA administrator, will receive the fourth annual Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication.
The $10,000 award is given to a natural or social scientist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions and communicated that knowledge to a broad public in a clear and compelling fashion. It was established in memory of Stephen H. Schneider, a pioneer in the field of climatology.
During her tenure with NOAA, Lubchenco helped lead the nation through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, 770 tornadoes, 70 Atlantic hurricanes, six major floods, three tsunamis, historic drought and wildfires, prolonged heat waves and record snowfalls and blizzards.
Two Native American totem poles that loom tall in Oregon Zoo history have reappeared on the zoo campus — newly refurbished, brightly painted and more striking than ever.
The totem poles — one crafted by Chief Don “Lelooska” Smith and another by father-and-son artists Rex and Ray Losey — have been at the zoo for decades, becoming familiar visual cues for visitors over the years.
They were relocated last year as the zoo began a major transformation, breaking ground on both Condors of the Columbia, which opened in May, and Elephant Lands — a sweeping expansion of the zoo’s Asian elephant habitat that will quadruple the animals’ space and dramatically enhance their daily experiences.
The “Art of the Athlete” exhibition returns for a third year featuring work created by University of Oregon student athletes from participating in football, cheerleading and men’s basketball.
Admission to the museum is free Saturday and Sunday, October 18 and 19.
OSU students, staff and faculty should plan ahead as parking on campus will be a challenge on Thursday, Oct. 16, due to a weekday home football game against Utah, beginning at 7 p.m.
Conrad Engweiler, convicted of the 1990 aggravated murder and rape of 15-year-old Erin Reynolds, was released from prison 16 years ahead of schedule on Thursday.
Michelle Johnson works at Oregon Family Dental.
"I was diagnosed on November 4, and I had to have a double masectomy," said Johnson.
Her co-workers were shocked but knew she'd find support through them, one of them a cancer survivor herself, Melissa Bain.
Little did the office know but another one of their co-workers, Mindy Moon, would be diagnosed just 3 months after Michelle.
"It's hard to see one of your staff go through it," said office manager Sandy Park, "but two of them go through that journey, it really impacted the office quite deeply."