Williams is known as one of Oregon's marijuana-growing capitals, but residents have raised alarms over industrialized grows they say are ruining the character of this close-knit rural community.
The Oregon secretary of state sent an audit alert to all 90 lawmakers Wednesday warning that Oregon Health Authority may be sending as much as $37 million a month to ineligible Medicaid recipients.
One of Oregon's largest state agencies wants a big increase in funding next year.
Water | Animals | local | Environment | NewsThe Klamath Falls Herald and News | July 11, 2016 7:39 a.m.
The health advisory for toxic blue-green algae issued June 24 for Howards Bay in Upper Klamath Lake has been updated to include all of Agency and Upper Klamath lakes, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
Air | Health | local | Environment | News | Portland's Toxic Air ProblemOPB | April 1, 2016 4:05 p.m. | Portland
Health officials say there was a small but significant increase in the number of bladder cancers in North Portland over five years — between 1999 and 2003.
Health | local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Aug. 13, 2014 11:53 a.m. | Portland
So far this summer, a total of 12 West Nile virus infection cases have been recorded in Morrow, Baker, Jackson, Klamath and Union. No humans have been infected with the virus in 2014.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | May 5, 2014 2:48 p.m.
Now, 142 of Oregon's 242 cities and 26 of 36 counties have temporarily banned dispensaries.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | April 1, 2014 10:15 a.m. | Portland
Pot-laced munchies are back on the shelves at Oregon medical marijuana dispensaries, but there will be a few rules to keep them away from kids.