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Florence City Council Shuns Austerity and Kick-Starts Economic Development

Florence City Council Shuns Austerity and Kick-Starts Economic Development

Florence City Council has decided to shun austerity and kick-start the economic development of the city from the fiscal year 2015-16. The beautiful coastal city of Florence in the State of Oregon, was once the scene of robust development and growth thanks to the flourishing tourism industry. The retirement industry was also recording substantial growth […]

Another M5.9 Earthquake Strikes Off Oregon Coast and M5.1 Near Tanaga Volcano, AK [Update]

Another M5.9 Earthquake Strikes Off Oregon Coast and M5.1 Near Tanaga Volcano, AK [Update]

Minutes ago, another earthquake has struck at the same region of the Pacific Ocean floor, off the Oregon coast, close to the intersection described near Blanco Fracture Zone. The magnitude of the quake was measured at 4.2 on the Richter scale. The epicenter was 325 miles W of Salem, Oregon. The closest city from the […]

Earthquakes Continue Off West Coast

Earthquakes Continue Off West Coast

Though the earthquake that just recently happened along the west coast of Oregon may not be as scary as those happening in the ocean by California, it is still cause for concern. The quake which reached a 4.4 magnitude, occurred Monday morning in the Pacific Ocean. Though it did not cause any damage, as it […]

M5.8 Earthquake Reported Off Oregon Coast in the Early Morning of June 1

M5.8 Earthquake Reported Off Oregon Coast in the Early Morning of June 1

An earthquake measuring Magnitude 5.8 was reported off the west coast of the U.S., near the state of Oregon in the early morning hours of Monday, June 1. Two other instances of earthquakes in region far off the coast were also reported. No tsunami warnings have been issued by local authorities. No instance of injury, death, […]

University of Oregon Confirms Seven Meningitis Cases

University of Oregon Confirms  Seven Meningitis Cases

The University of Oregon confirms seven meningitis cases as the father of a college student falls ill to the disease after an early May visit. The meningococcal outbreak began in January and caused one student’s death, according to reports. The seventh victim is a 52-year old man diagnosed with meningococcemia, an early form of the […]

Shooting Suspects in Portland Incident Arrested

Shooting Suspects in Portland Incident Arrested

Two males have been arrested for an incident near Portland’s Waterfront Park, where a 19-year-old man was shot in the back. Bruce Jeffrey Holdman, 20, has been charged with attempted murder, unlawful weapon use and assault. A 17-year-old boy was booked for the same offenses. The shooting occurred in the vicinity of the Cinco de […]

Oregon Woman Convicted for Killing Two Men, Feeding Remains to Her Pigs

Oregon Woman Convicted for Killing Two Men, Feeding Remains to Her Pigs

Susan Monica, the Wimer, Oregon, woman accused of killing and dismembering two men before feeding their remains to her pigs, has been convicted of the crimes and sentenced to a prison sentence of at least 50 years. While handing down the punishment in a Jackson County courtroom, the sentencing judge described the convicted serial murderer […]

Bearing Arms a Privilege, Not a Right: New Gun Control Law

Bearing Arms a Privilege, Not a Right: New Gun Control Law

A new law proposed for introducing stricter background checks for gun owners has been drafted on the lines suggesting that bearing arms should not be treated as a right, but a privilege that must be enjoyed with responsibility. The Oregon Firearms Safety Act, Senate Bill 941 in the Oregon Legislature, would require criminal background checks […]

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