Author: George Henry

Boats on the Port of Siuslaw

Legislation Planned for Food Assistance; Flu Report; Crabbing Closure; City Council Meeting

Legislation Planned for Food Assistance A big gap exists in who can receive food assistance in Oregon. Lawmakers want to bridge that divide this session. Federal law excludes people who are undocumented from programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, the country’s largest food assistance program. The Food […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Nurses Seeking Law; Construction to Impede Upon Refuge; Boil Notice Still On; King Tides

Nurses Seeking Law Oregon nurses say they’re struggling under high patient loads and they want state lawmakers to do something about it. The Oregon Nurses Association is backing a “safe staffing” bill this session which would set minimums for the number of nurses in particular units of the hospital. There […]