Too much tech?: Debate on children’s cellphone-use centers on health, social development, consequences

February 2018 Posted in Community, Technology | Comments Off on Too much tech?: Debate on children’s cellphone-use centers on health, social development, consequences

By Melissa Wagoner Cellphones in the hands of children – when and how often and is it safe – is currently a big area of concern for parents, teachers and health care providers here in the Willamette Valley and around the ...

Driving with devices: Distracted driving penalties increase July 1

July 2018 Posted in Community, Technology, Your Health | Comments Off on Driving with devices: Distracted driving penalties increase July 1

It’s news you need to share with every member of your household – and remember when tempted to touch your phone when behind the wheel – beginning July 1, distracted driving penalties in Oregon will start adding up. Distracted driving is ...

Rethinking plastic: Specialists give advice on ways to cutback on use

July 2018 Posted in Other, People, Technology, Your Health | Comments Off on Rethinking plastic: Specialists give advice on ways to cutback on use

By Melissa Wagoner As an archeologist for the State of Oregon, Nancy Nelson has spent a lot of time studying what past generations have left behind, the layer of discarded objects – bones, pottery, leather and metal – that tell the ...