By Les Zaitz - Salem Reporter

UPDATED: Vitae Springs fire contained, mop up in progress, evacuations remain in place

UPDATE 2 p.m. Saturday – That shelter opened at Judson Middle School? Home overnight to 13 people and an assortment of animals, including a lizard. According to Marion County Emergency Management, 12 dogs, seven cats, 10 rabbits, and one lizard were helped at the school. At the fairgrounds, emergency shelter[Read More…]

Wyden: Senate bill “seismic shift” in prescription drug pricing

Prescription help for thousands of Oregonians may be coming soon after an all-night session of the U.S. Senate and consideration of a novel-length piece of legislation. U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, bleary-eyed after the marathon session in Washington, D.C., briefed Oregon reporters Monday on the impacts of the Inflation Reduction[Read More…]