Articles Tagged with oregon

West Coast Invasion Of Jellyfish-Like Creatures

Jellyfish-like creatures have been washing ashore all along the North American West Coast.

Jellyfish-like creatures have been washing up on the west coast shores of North America all summer. It started in Washington and Oregon, billions of small creatures began washing up on the beaches. They could easily be mistaken for jellyfish, but they are actually called “by-the-wind sailors” or “Velella velella.” “The scientific name is Velella velella,”… Read more »

Free Condoms For Sixth Graders Plan Postponed In Oregon

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Plans to hand out free condoms to sixth graders at the Gervais School District in Gervais, Oregon have been postponed. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the school board recently approved initiating a program to have “trained teachers” give condoms to children after speaking with them first, presumably about safe sex. The implementation of the… Read more »

Raw Milk Advertising Restrictions Eased After Free Speech Lawsuit Win

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Raw milk advertising regulations have been eased in Oregon after the state Department of Agriculture settled a First Amendment lawsuit pertaining to unpasteurized dairy promotions. The free speech lawsuit was brought by a Libertarian public interest firm, The Institute for Justice, on behalf of Christine Anderson, a McMinnville dairy farmer. The Oregon Department of Agriculture… Read more »

State Of Jefferson: Californians May Get Vote On Secession Movement In June

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Californians might get two different types of secession ballot measures to vote upon in June. During the most recent Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors meeting local officials approved a resolution to allow citizens to decide whether or not they want to pursue a Republic of Jefferson Territory. The “competing” California secession endeavor known as the… Read more »

Half-Naked Woman Leaps On Car, Caves In Windshield On I-5

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A half-naked woman attacked a stalled car on a busy Interstate 5 in Oregon January 4 in a bizarre incident that police suspect could be drug-related — or it could just be a highly unorthodox outburst of road rage. Cops said they found a controlled substance in the possession of Victoria Dawn Lohmann, 24, of… Read more »

James Lee DiMaggio May Be Armed With Explosives, Police Say

James Lee DiMaggio may be armed with explosives according to police.

The bizarre case of James Lee Dimaggio keeps getting stranger by the day, and now police are saying that he may be armed with explosives, and, if anyone in the public comes across his car, they should use extreme caution. DiMaggio is wanted for allegedly kidnapping 16-year-old Hannah Anderson and her 8-year-old brother Ethan. The… Read more »

Bee Memorial To Be Held By Oregon Resident

Bee Memorial Held By Oregon Resident

After the news that thousands of bees died last week, an Oregon resident, Rozzell Medina, has decided to hold a bee memorial. For anyone who might have missed the shocking news that had scientists baffled, roughly 25,000 bumble bees were found dead under dozens of European linden trees. Although the cause was initially unknown, the Xerces Society… Read more »

Oregon: You Might Need A Prescription For Those Cigarettes Soon

Cigarettes in Oregon

One of the strangest (and probably smartest) anti-smoking proposals I’ve ever seen comes from Oregon, where they’re considering making nicotine a Schedule III controlled substance. If that bill is passed, this means that cigarettes will be illegal to own or distribute without a doctor’s prescription. If the bill passes and you’re caught with cigarettes as… Read more »

Deer Rescued After Getting Tangled In Christmas Lights [Video]

Deer Antlers Tangled

Eugene, OR – A deer was rescued after getting its antler caught in a string of Christmas lights, according to KVAL. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife biologist Brian Wolfer said that deer are rutting this time of year. During this phase, the male deer tend to rub their antlers on trees in-between fighting with… Read more »