Oregon governor warns violators of coronavirus ‘freeze’ could face jail, hefty fines

Those who violate Oregon Gov. Kate BrownKate BrownOvernight Health Care: States reimpose extensive COVID-19 restrictions Oregon governor orders two-week statewide ‘freeze’ amid rising coronavirus cases States reimpose extensive COVID-19 restrictions MORE’s (D) statewide two-week “freeze” issued over the weekend to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 could face jail time or a hefty fine.According to The Oregonian,…Continue Reading

50 Years Ago, Oregon Blew Up a Dead Whale. With Dynamite. On Live TV.

Fifty years ago, an Oregon news report captured the incredible demolition of a whale carcass. Attendees weren’t just splattered with raining blubber—they were in danger of injury.News reporter Paul Linnman became a icon for his role in the event.Today, we’ve reached the 50-year anniversary of something so bad, it belongs in 2020. On November 12,…Continue Reading

Oregon vs. Washington State: Prediction, pick, odds, point spread, line, football game, live stream, time

Last week both Oregon and Washington State had to play with depleted rosters against capable opponents and still managed to emerge victorious to set up Saturday’s showdown that will have high stakes in the shortened Pac-12 season. Though the No. 11 Ducks enter as sizable favorites, they should have no problem taking the Cougars seriously after Washington…Continue Reading

Oregon orders two-week ‘freeze’ across state amid ‘alarming spike’ in Covid cases and hospitalizations

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown speaks Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Portland, Ore.Cathy Cheney | Portland Business Journal | APOregon Gov. Kate Brown on Friday announced a “two-week freeze” on most activities and non-essential business across the state to curb what she described as an “alarming spike” in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.The new restrictions, which are…Continue Reading

Heading into Saturday’s game vs. Stanford, No. 12 Oregon is 13-1 in Autzen Stadium under coach Mario Cristobal. But the Ducks’ lone home loss in that span was to the Cardinal in 2018. It was a wild game that required Stanford to climb back from a 17-point deficit to win in overtime. The win improved the Cardinal to…Continue Reading

Oregon Just Voted to Decriminalize All Drug Possession–Here’s What That Means

Yesterday Oregon voted to decriminalize the possession of all drugs, making it the first state to do so. Voters in Oregon also approved a measure to legalize the therapeutic use of psilocybin, the compound in psychedelic mushrooms that’s responsible for their consciousness-altering effects.Nearly 59% of Oregon voters approved Measure 110, which decriminalizes all drugs in…Continue Reading

Oregon hospital shuts down computer system after ransomware attack

Klamath Falls, Ore.-based Sky Lakes Medical Center’s computer systems were compromised by a ransomware attack Oct. 27, according to a post on the hospital’s Facebook page. Four details:1. The hospital reported computer systems are down due to the attack and communication is “complicated” during the downtime.2. The hospital is still moving forward with scheduled procedures,…Continue Reading

Oregon Cancels Football Practice After 5 Positive COVID-19 Tests

Amanda Loman/Associated PressThe Oregon football team canceled Saturday activities after five individuals within the program tested positive for COVID-19, per James Crepea of The Oregonian.Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal provided comments on the results:”They’re all asymptomatic, as normal as can be and they’re all in isolation and working with the medical staff and local health…Continue Reading

The “Eugene, Oregon” Epsiode of Monsterland Expertly Tells the Horror of Internet Conspiracy Groups

Spoiler warning: the following story discusses the entire episode, including the ending, of “Eugene, Oregon” from Hulu’s Monsterland. The second episode of Hulu’s horror anthology series, Monsterland, explores the dangers of internet conspiracy groups and radicalization. Titled “Eugene, Oregon,” the episode follows a teenage boy, Nick, who cares for his ill mother and shoulders much…Continue Reading

Bowl projections: Oregon moves past Georgia into College Football Playoff

Erick Smith, USA TODAY Published 9:46 a.m. ET Oct. 20, 2020 CLOSE USA TODAY Sports’ Paul Myerberg breaks down the latest Amway Coaches Poll. USA TODAYThe College Football Playoff outlook changed Saturday night. Yes, Alabama beat Georgia. That wasn’t unexpected. However, the potential for the Bulldogs winning the rematch in the SEC championship game became less…Continue Reading