Local & Regional

Local Idaho officer's pay cut after dog shooting
Information obtained by the newspaper through a public records request found the reduction started Oct. 1 for the officer who has 17 years of law enforcement experience.
Local Photos: Zombies roam Oregon town Photos: Zombies roam Oregon town (Photo Gallery)
Back (from the dead) for their third year, Thrill The World Eugene is raising cash for ShelterCare while joining an annual attempt to break the world record for "most people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' around the globe."
Local Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned (Photo Gallery)
A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's become a central demand of Republicans on Capitol Hill and some Democrats, and is popular with the public. But health experts are nearly unanimous in saying it's a bad idea that could backfire.