WASHINGTON — Sounding an alarm about the growing threat of superbugs, the Obama administration is proposing a jump in spending to fight antibiotic-resistant germs in hospitals. Infections that can withstand some of the best antibiotics already are killing more than 23,000 Americans a year, and some bacteria are becoming resistant to drugs of last resort, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Wolves are expected to establish packs in central Oregon
Stand up for your rights and be forthright in stating your beliefs. Your intensity will encourage others to support your position. You will be challenged by many new opportunities and experiences in the year ahead. If you face them with conviction, you will succeed.
With its incredible and constantly growing reach, the Internet has so much to offer. But beware. Not everything you find online is reliable. Not to worry. I spend countless hours researching and sorting out the good from the bad for you.
DEAR DOCTOR K: Is it true that some people are more vulnerable to addiction than others? Why?
NEW ORLEANS— A cold, gray day greeted revelers gathering Tuesday along parade routes as the Carnival season in New Orleans headed to a crest with the unabashed celebration of Mardi Gras.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Once a rising star among the U.S. Army’s top battle commanders, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is now fighting sexual assault charges that could land him life in a military prison if convicted.
Temperatures at The Dalles airport averaged colder than normal during February, according to preliminary data from NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton. The average temperature was 36 degrees, 4 degrees below normal. High temperatures averaged 42.3 degrees, 5.5 degrees below normal. The highest was 57 degrees Feb. 17. Low temperatures averaged 29.6 degrees, 2.5 degrees below normal. The lowest was 8 degrees Feb. 7.
Gorge Owned welcomes author Jon Bell as its Sense of Place lecturers at the Columbia Center for the Arts Wednesday, March 5.
The Oregon Women Lawyers Coffee Creek Book Drive will take place through March 31.
Nonprofit events schedule from March 3, 2014.
IN HONOR OF Dr. Seuss’ birthday, schools around the Mid-Columbia and around the world celebrate Read Across America Day Monday, March 3.
A COMMERCIAL TRUCK driver sustained minor injuries March 2 after losing control of his truck on icy Highway 97 near Shaniko and rolling off the roadway.
Russian claims West driving move to anarchy
Editorial cartoons from March 4, 2014.
The United States and its allies are threatening to send Putin’s Russia back into the frostbite of Cold War-style sanctions, if the Russian president doesn’t back off his aggressive stance in Crimea.
To the editor: Knee-slapping drama… you gotta love it! With the uprising of Dallas the Rooster, being potentially ejected from the city limits of Dufur, I felt moved to comment.
To the editor: Last week, the TDWHS Drama Department received an anonymous donation of $2,500. First and foremost, on behalf of the entire department, we would like to extend our gratitude to whoever made this generous donation.
To the editor: The front page article in The Chronicle about the serious financial situation
Students crunch the numbers