Number Of Uninsured Oregonians Falls By 63 Percent

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 1 p.m.

The number of Oregonians without health insurance dropped 63 percent in a year, according to a new study by Oregon Health and Science University.

An Endless Search For Housing For Oregon's Working Poor

OPB |Sept. 18, 2014 midnight

In Central Oregon the rental market is especially challenging for low-income workers.

Vancouver School Reopens After 2013 Arson

OPB |Aug. 27, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Hundreds of Vancouver families and students turned out to see the new Crestline Elementary School on Wednesday. The new school is opening nearly 18 months after it was destroyed by arson.

Calls To Portland Suicide Hotline Double After Robin Williams' Death

OPB |Aug. 15, 2014 1:06 p.m.

Calls to a Portland suicide prevention line have doubled since the death of Robin Williams.

Oregon Tells Health Insurance Companies: Autism Therapy Should Be Covered

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 2:05 p.m.

The Oregon Insurance Division announced Thursday that it will begin drafting language to clarify the responsibility of insurers to cover a specific autism therapy. 

Oregonians With Poor Credit Pay More Than Twice As Much For Homeowner Insurance

OPB |Aug. 14, 2014 12:07 p.m.

Oregonians with poor credit pay more than twice as much for their homeowner’s insurance as Oregonians with excellent credit, according to a new report.

State Employees Get Relatively Generous Health Insurance Package

OPB |Aug. 12, 2014 7 a.m.

Employees who work for the state of Oregon get a relatively generous health insurance package compared to those in other states, according to a new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

Warning: High Levels Of Fecal Bacteria On Some NW Beaches

OPB |July 10, 2014 5:57 p.m.

Health advisories were issued today for several Northwest beaches. Among them, Washington’s Vancouver Lake, and on the Oregon coast, D River Beach and Heceta Beach.

Young Immigrants Compete In Portland's Own World Cup Tournament

OPB |July 03, 2014 5:36 p.m.

Portland's World Cup Soccer Tournament for young immigrants and underserved youth is in full swing.

US Supreme Court Refuses To Block Oregon Same-Sex Marriage

AP |June 04, 2014 1:45 p.m.

The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to halt a federal judge's order declaring Oregon's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

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