Sgt. Ryan Craig was shot in the head in Afghanistan in 2010. His helmet slowed down the bullet just enough for him to survive the attack. on Thursday, his helmet was returned at a special ceremony in Prineville.
The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Mt. Bachelor's liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing the ski resort; while case returns to lower court for possible trial, attorneys for both sides offer reaction.
Wednesday night's Bend City Council meeting was one of farewells and thanks, from three departing councilors and toward City Manager Eric King, who got a solid review and a 5 percent "merit raise." But it also was one where councilors voted 5-2 to authorize $63 million to fund the city's disputed water system improvements.
President Obama signed a $1,1 trillion spending bill this week that legalizes medical marijuana. In Oregon, medical marijuana has been legal for 16 years, but the fight between the states and Washington, D.C. has been an ongoing battle.