Oregon’s labor market is doing great. “Jobs are being added at a very good rate,” says Nick Beleiciks, a state employment economist with the Oregon Employment Department. “In fact, Oregon has been adding jobs faster than the nation since 2013. The unemployment rate this year is the lowest it’s been in 40 years, which is as far back as comparative figures exist. These are signs that Oregon’s economy is doing well.”February 12, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
The little town of Crawfordsville houses a celebrity named Tommy Nelson, a man who has lived in the area for more than 40 years.February 10, 2018 8:54 p.m. read more..
It’s a wrap — but be aware, officers driving these particular cars still enforce traffic laws and other police duties.February 8, 2018 9:12 a.m. read more..
Dennis Nielson has had his share of victories on the tennis court. The 83-year-old resident of Vancouver, Washington is ranked by the U.S. Tennis Association as the No. 1 hardcourt player in the 80- to 85-year-old age group in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. But he doesn’t measure success by wins and losses.February 7, 2018 9:08 a.m. read more..
Is this the year that you’re finally going to quit smoking, save more money or lose 10 pounds? If so, you’re not the only one.February 6, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
According to “60 Minutes” journalist Leslie Stahl, the crowning achievement of her life wasn’t her four decades of reporting, covering news from the White House or interviewing heads of state. It was becoming a grandmother.February 5, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Think of some of your best memories. How does it make you feel to remember them? How does it feel when you get to share them? Everyone has a story – probably many more than just one. Yet, a person can go through life and never really feel understood or listened to, even among their family and closest friends.February 3, 2018 4:29 p.m. read more..
Almost everyone taking a vacation today uses their own camera or phone to capture memories of places they’ve been and things they’ve seen. But a century ago, few people had their own camera and, when they went on a trip, they would typically buy a postcard view of the place they were visiting.December 2, 2017 2:22 p.m. read more..
Chronologically, John H. Williamson is 76 years old. But not only does he not act like it, he doesn’t feel it. Williamson, better known as Old Man Dancing, even has his moniker stitched colorfully on his cap.December 1, 2017 6:25 p.m. read more..
The office of the Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman needs more volunteers to advocate for residents living in retirement facilities, adult foster care homes, and more.November 30, 2017 3:48 p.m. read more..