State scientists have compiled 46,000 known landslides on a computerized database available online to Oregon resident.
"We've mapped more landslides in the last five years than we did in the previous 60 years," says Bill Burns, DOGAMI engineering geologist. "Land that has slid tends to slide again, so mapping landslide locations is critical."
The information is of potential interest to local governments, which govern land-use planning; and home buyers and property owners.
"It is going to become more of a thought issue because of what happened in Washington," said real estate broker Pam Rogers. "Unfortunately that was a sad situation and there have been some in california too so we are not obsolete from that happening here either."
The fate of Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage now rests with a federal judge who heard arguments Wednesday at a hearing in Eugene.
Lisa Chickadonz is a plaintiff in the case.
She's been engaged to her partner for 29 years waiting for equal rights.
"It seems like time to finally be able to get married," she said. "I didn't go someplace else to do it because I love Oregon and I want to get married in my own state, in my own city, in my own neighborhood."
You wake up, drive to work and sit a desk all day.
Then you drive home and plop yourself on the couch all night.
If that sounds like you, your health may be at risk.
"A higher risk for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, being obese," said Debbie Proctor, a cardiac rehab clinical exercise physiologist.
"You get neck pain, you can get disc injuries, it contributes a lot to headaches, headaches are a big one that we see," said Travis Davis, chiropractor. "And then it also causes an imbalance in the muscles, so it contributes to continuing head posture."
These side effects can be pretty daunting - and can be caused by something you see every day: your office chair.
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Two new programs designed to meet the health needs of homeless individuals are part of a pilot project involving Eugene/Springfield-based nonprofit organization ShelterCare and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a Green District couple early Wednesday morning, after authorities say a toddler was brought into the hospital with meth in her system.
On Tuesday night at about 11:30 pm, officials say Michelle Lynn Burke, 40, and James Timothy Pohl, 44, both from the Green District of Roseburg, took their 2-year-old daughter to Mercy because she was not acting normally.
The Sheriff's office says blood tests showed the child had methamphetamine in her system.