Updated at 8:32 PM

PORTLAND — Health Republic Insurance, one of two nonprofit insurers created in Oregon under President Barack Obama's health care law, announced Friday that it is shutting down. Health Republic will continue to pay claims through the rest of the year but won't sell policies for 2016, the company said. The 15,000 individuals and 800 small businesses that get insurance through Health Republic will have to turn to another insurer. The company blamed a reduction in federal...

Updated at 7:39 PM

Citing his passion to halt climate change, Ashland physician Julian Bell has filed to run for the Democratic nomination for Oregon governor in the May primary. Bell, 44, who moved to the region five years ago, is medical director of the...

Updated at 6:15 PM

My friend in AA insists that everyone is addicted to something: food, chocolate, sports, collecting, computer games, cell phone, a hobby, being a news junkie, being a soap opera junkie, etc. She couldn't figure out what I was addicted to. She...

Updated at 5:59 PM

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has sparked an international debate with a recent announcement that it has commissioned playwrights to translate William Shakespeare's plays into modern English.

Updated at 5:51 PM

Thursday, 12:58 a.m. — A 40-year-old man was cited for prohibited camping in the first block of Winburn Way. Thursday, 1:11 a.m. — A 43-year-old man was cited for...

Updated at 4:01 PM

A man suspected of taking a photograph beneath a woman's skirt as she sorted through bins at the Ashland Recycling Center has been arrested.  Ashland police reported 36-year-old John Edward Lucier Jr. turned himself in late Thursday...

Updated at 12:09 PM

(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - Millennials are so financially...

Updated at 11:16 AM

Hitch up your best white leather boots -- The Knick is back. As it was in its first season, the...

Updated at 11:08 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Joe Biden.

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