Dony Knight stepped to the podium and gave a speech as he accepted the Lou Burge Special Olympic Athlete of the Year Award in Portland. "Let me win," Knight said, "but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
Walking is back in the news. The most recent headline is from research demonstrating that walking is as effective as running for cardiovascular health. Does that mean running and walking provide the same cardio health benefits? Yes and no.
As desperate as unemployed Americans are to find work, there are still some jobs that many would never consider applying for because they are seen as too dirty, too demanding or just plain unappealing.
Members of the Senate Committee on Judiciary are considering a bill that would allow Oregonians to legally obtain medical marijuana to treat PTSD. Currently the disorder is not on the list of ailments doctors can prescribe marijuana to treat.
Dan Dooley is a 41-year-old Philomath cancer patient dealing with his third diagnosis in an eight-year span - all unrelated, all terrifying, all requiring expensive and sometimes debilitating treatment.
If the Oregon bill becomes law, it would more closely match the changes in federal law when it comes to service animals. It would narrow the types of dogs allowed in places like grocery stores, boutiques and even apartments.
A new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market opened its doors to residents in Corvallis on Friday, donning green and white in lieu of the traditional blue sported by the super centers. Store manager J.D. Fleming said that reflects the store's focus on fresh...