Portland Metro Cooling Center Locations Open During Extreme Heatwave

Portland Metro Cooling Center Locations Open During Extreme Heatwave

Forecasters warn of a historic heatwave this weekend for the Portland metro area. An Excessive Heat Warning in effect from 10 a.m. PDT Saturday through 11 p.m. Monday. Dangerously hot afternoons highs are likely to hit the triple digits — 107°- 115°F. On Thursday, June 24, 2021, Multnomah, Clackamas, and Washington Counties released the locations […]

DEA Sponsors Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24 [Video]

DEA Sponsors Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 24 [Video]

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announces Take Back Day to encourage people to dispose of unused or out-of-date prescriptions safely and anonymously. The biannual event addresses vital public safety and well-being. It is scheduled for April 24, 2021. DEA’s Take Back Day events provide an opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose […]

FTC Warning IRS Imposter Scam Targets College Staff and Students

FTC Warning IRS Imposter Scam Targets College Staff and Students

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a warning for anyone with “dot.edu” email addresses. The announcement released on April 5, 2021, indicates an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) phishing scam is targeting colleges — students, faculty, and staff members regarding tax refund payments. Scammers are sending emails to obtain personal information. The subject line could read […]

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