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How to order a free at-home COVID test from the government or get reimbursed

Starting Jan. 19, Americans will be able to order free tests from the federal government. Those who find at-home tests on their own may be...

More Oregon schools temporarily return to distance learning due to COVID-19

PORTLAND, Oregon — The Tigard Tualatin school district announced Tuesday 6,500 students are going back to distance learning.The district will temporarily close Tigard High...

Lawmakers reflect on Oregon politics one year after storming of state capitol, Jan. 6 insurrection

Two weeks before the Jan. 6 insurrection of the U.S. Capitol, a mob of angry protesters forced their way in to the Oregon Capitol building....

Former House GOP leader Christine Drazan joins race for Oregon governor

Drazan vowed to help clean up Portland and support police while also keeping kids in classrooms and cutting taxes on small businesses and families. ...

Health officials fear omicron wave will be worse than delta

The omicron wave is headed for Oregon and we are already seeing high numbers of cases and hospitalizations. PORTLAND, Ore. — The COVID-19 omicron...

New Washington law requires customers to ask for plastic utensils, straws

The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, aims to reduce waste by banning restaurants from automatically including plastic silverware, straws and condiments. VANCOUVER, Wash....

Oregon staying hands off when it comes to getting seniors the booster shot

Long-term care facilities are expected to handle getting booster shots for clients. Some have expressed frustration that loved ones haven't gotten a booster yet. ...

COVID trends promising in Oregon, but impact of omicron variant remains unknown

One of the first federal family mobilization vaccination clinics will be set up in late December in Washington state just south of Seattle. PORTLAND,...

Gov. Brown expects special session to focus on housing, also cover drought, illegal pot

The federal government sent Oregon $289 million to help cover rent. From that money, the state has paid out $157 million to 23,155 applicants. ...

OHSU researcher: Only a matter of time until COVID variant omicron reaches Oregon

An OHSU researcher said it is time to stay vigilant as health experts expect the latest COVID variant of concern to reach the US in...

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