RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers said Tuesday they have "no plan B" for the 2016 games' sailing competitions, despite a recent admission by the state's top environment official that it will be impossible to meet pledges to clean up the raw sewage- and trash-filled waters where the events are to be staged.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Jan. 28, 2015.
WORK HAS progressed at the new pool at Thompson Park, where walls have begun to take shape on the office and concessions building, seen at left. An elevated entry will connect the upper floor with the skatepark area above.
The Dalles skiing standout Maya Barnard-Davidson, who was seriously injured in a New Year’s Eve ski accident, could move soon to a rehab facility after nearly four weeks in the hospital.
PORTLAND (AP) — About 43,000 low-income Oregonians are waiting for their Medicaid applications to be fully processed, state health officials say. The Oregon Health Authority says some of the applications came through the federal government’s portal and have been determined eligible for benefits but have not been entered in the state’s system; others are still incomplete and stuck in limbo.
Pack numbers continue to climb in OR
Five women were targeted
SALEM (AP) — Oregon’s wine industry is on a post-recession roll with planted acres, wineries and sales all reporting gains, and with new interest from investors outside the state, a new assessment says.
Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Jan. 27, 2015.
Nonprofit events calendar from Jan. 27, 2015.
The hot plate used to prepare community meals at Saint Vincent de Paul has been upgraded.
Parents of high school seniors who are wondering how to afford college, or adults who want to go back to school but are unsure how to make it work, are invited to an information night Wednesday, Jan. 28.
CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. (AP) — The water that gushes from Oxbow Springs is undeniably pristine, but no more so than the stuff that pours from Cascade Locks residents’ taps.
Legislation creates new taskforce, funds more office staff positions
Heart disease kills more women each year than all forms of cancer combined and organizers of the annual Go Red campaign have put together a variety of activities and programs to fight back.