In some cases, driving to the Oregon Convention Center just won’t work. PORTLAND, Ore — With the fast approaching eligibility date for seniors in Oregon to qualify for COVID-19 shots on February 8, there are many unanswered questions. Some are basic, like: Will those who have trouble driving really need […]

It’s not too late to get something, to quote Cousin Eddie from “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” “real nice” for the gardener on your holiday gift list this year. Even if that gardener is you. After everything that has happened in 2020, you deserve an extra special gift, even if it […]

Cars on the beach at Cape Kiwanda might soon become a thing of the past. The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department announced a new rule proposal Thursday that would limit motorized vehicle access on beaches around the sandstone headland on the north Oregon coast, including at the popular day-use site […]

Oregon’s Amauri Hardy shoots to score against Seton Hall during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. Kayla Wolf AP OMAHA, Neb. Eugene Omoruyi put together another strong game for No. 21 Oregon, and coach Dana Altman is eager to see […]

CLOSE While Black Friday may look a little different this month, these services help find deep discounts at retail stores and online. USA TODAY Businesses large and small have fortified their online presence to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, opening up new opportunities to keep holiday dollars local.  Cyber Monday […]

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – Two states were added to Connecticut’s travel advisory list on Tuesday.  Oregon and Washington were added to the list of impacted locations this week, and no states or territories were removed.  The governor’s office said New Jersey and Rhode Island meet the criteria for the travel […]

People have gained weight during the pandemic. The Yale School of Medicine points to increased stress, comfort eating, upended routines and, during the first months of stay-at-home orders, gyms and parks were closed, forcing some to find a different form of exercise. Or they just stopped walking, jogging and working […]

CLOSE Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Even during a year packed with drama, the weekend that shut down Oregon’s outdoors remains a surreal moment in state history.  Beginning in the coastal town of Warrenton, where mayor Henry Balensifer declared tourists a “clear and present danger,” all of Oregon’s recreation destinations would eventually be […]

One of Oregon’s most unique summers is coming to an end this Labor Day Weekend.   A season that saw mass closures of recreation sites due to the COVID-19 pandemic from March to May, followed by an unprecedented number of people flooding outdoors from June to August, has meant nothing […]