Oregon urges protocols to prevent children from contracting coronavirus

Students return to school in the Lake Oswego School District on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. (KATU) SALEM, Pray. – As students return to the classroom in person and as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, health officials and educational leaders are urging Oregonians to continue to take precautions to slow the spread of […]

Gresham High team suspends play and training due to COVID-19 outbreak

Friday night football at Gresham High School at the start of the second quarter, Aug. 31, 2018. Gresham 7, Grant 10. (Photo: Ric Peavyhouse/KATU News) GRESHAM, Pray. – The Gresham High School football team lost its first game of the season on Friday for not showing up for the game following an outbreak of coronavirus […]

Oregon Counties Request Freezers Following Rise in COVID-19 Deaths

GERMANTOWN, MARYLAND – MAY 11: Maryland Cremation Services transporters Emma Tilghman (L) and Morgan Dean-McMillan wheel the remains of a coronavirus victim from inside a refrigerated truck trailer at Holy Cross Germantown Hospital May 11, 2020 in Germantown, Maryland. MCS transporters travel hundreds of miles a day throughout the Washington Metro area while retrieving the […]

COVID-19 outbreak reported in Thruston High Football team, start of season delayed

poster_841d49d04e5a4413967f523705f4a68f.jpg SPRINGFIELD, Pray. – The Thurston High School campus football team has decided to delay the start of the season due to a COVID-19 outbreak among athletes. At this time, the number of players who have been affected is unknown. The start of the season will be delayed by two weeks, according to coach Justin […]

Nick Kyrgios ATP Tour Winston-Salem Open withdrawal, US Open tennis news 2021

Nick Kyrgios has pulled out of the ATP Tour event in North Carolina in a dramatic last-minute call. The Australian was about to walk out for his highly-anticipated match with Andy Murray when it was announced to the crowd that Kyrgios had retired from the tournament. Kyrgios said he had been bothered by pain in […]

Washington Issues Air Quality Alert for West Coast Wildfires

Washington residents and surrounding communities in Northern Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland, are under an air quality alert due to wildfires burning thousands of miles away. The National Weather Service issued an “orange” alert for the Washington DC area, warning that “sensitive” groups of people are in danger of breathing unhealthy air: the young, the elderly, […]

Oregon Reports 340 New COVID-19 Cases; total of deaths reaches 2,800

Nurses care for COVID-19 patients. (Photo: Providence) PORTLAND, Pray. – The death toll from COVID-19 in Oregon has reached 2,800, with the three new deaths documented Tuesday. The state also reported 340 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total statewide cases to 211,065 since the pandemic began. The counties that saw the most cases in the […]

Clark County implements a ban on burning and selling rockets

uni pdx digital photo.jpg CLARK CO., Wash. – Clark County, Washington, has banned the sale and use of fireworks in unincorporated areas of the county due to the high fire danger. Authorities announced that the ban begins on Tuesday, June 29, and ends at midnight on July 4, just when the use of fireworks would […]