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Oregon Man Fined $500 for Challenging Timing on Red-Light Cameras

Oregon Man Fined $500 for Challenging Timing on Red-Light Cameras

By Melissa Quinn Mats Jarlstrom’s trouble all began with a red-light camera. In April 2013, Jarlstrom’s wife, Laurie, received a ticket after driving her Volkswagen through an intersection in Beaverton, Oregon, that was equipped with a traffic camera. His wife paid the fine, but the timing of the traffic lights at the intersection piqued Jarlstrom’s […]

Hands Up Don’t Shoot, Oregon Edition

Hands Up Don’t Shoot, Oregon Edition

. . By Thomas L. Knapp “They shot him right there, he was just walking — I saw it,” says Victoria Sharp . “I swear to God, he was just walking with his hands in the air.” She’s describing the January 26 killing of LaVoy Finicum by FBI agents and an Oregon State Police SWAT […]

“This Is Government Land”: The Eternal Refrain of the Federal Occupiers

“This Is Government Land”: The Eternal Refrain of the Federal Occupiers

Oregon man cited for unleashing chickens in state revenue office

Oregon man cited for unleashing chickens in state revenue office

An Oregon man was banned from the state’s ­Department of Revenue office in Eugene this week after he reportedly let loose a flock of chickens inside department headquarters. Eugene police told The Register-Guard that Louis J. Adler, 66, of Creswell was given a trespass notice and told to stay away from the revenue office or […]

Chris Mintz, Umpqua Community College hero, describes shooting

Chris Mintz, Umpqua Community College hero, describes shooting

Chris Mintz, rx the Army veteran now hailed as a hero after his attempt to stop the gunman at an Oregon college campus earlier this month, pill described the attack in a lengthy Facebook post on Friday. Mr. Mintz, who was shot five times as he tried to tackle gunman Chris Harper Mercer, described the […]

Gunning For Your Guns

Gunning For Your Guns

  . By Phil Erwin The bodies in Roseburg, Oregon weren’t even cold before Obama was on camera, berating the nation for allowing such violence to occur. The Law Professor, demonstrating just how ill-equipped he is to actually solve anything. Hillary jumped right onto his coattails, promising she’d fix things with an Executive Order, and […]

Oregon claim of assisted suicide safeguards has critics

Oregon claim of assisted suicide safeguards has critics

Chris Mintz, heroic vet, speaks after being shot 7 times: ‘I just hope everyone else is ok’

Chris Mintz, heroic vet, speaks after being shot 7 times: ‘I just hope everyone else is ok’

Chris Mintz, the Army veteran and Umpqua Community College student who charged the shooter at the Oregon college, is awake and recovering at a hospital after having seven bullets removed from his body. “I just hope that everyone else is OK,” Mr. Mintz, 30, told ABC News on Friday morning. “I’m just worried about everyone […]

Golden Hammer: Feds spent $2 million to have wives nag men about chewing tobacco

Golden Hammer: Feds spent $2 million to have wives nag men about chewing tobacco

Since 2012 the government has spent nearly $2 million on a campaign to get women to nag the men in their lives to quit using smokeless tobacco. The National Institutes of Health has sponsored a continuing grant for the Oregon Research Institute to “evaluate an innovative approach that encourages male smokeless tobacco users to quit […]

Coming to California? Oregon launches program to tax drivers by the mile: ‘I haven’t been paying my fair share’

Coming to California? Oregon launches program to tax drivers by the mile: ‘I haven’t been paying my fair share’

Oregon is using an experimental program to become the first state to tax drivers based on the miles they travel on state roads rather than the gas they purchase. The voluntary program, called OReGo, is designed to capture taxes from hybrid and electric car drivers who have been able to skirt gas taxes. Oregon’s Department […]

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