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Apr 28, 2013 at 6:00 PM PDT
Portlanders will vote next month on whether to add fluoride to their water system.  But will it damage the environment, specifically our rivers and fish?
Apr 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM PDT
The KATU Problem Solvers pressured the state of Oregon to release data that could influence your vote on the fluoridation measure in Portland.
Apr 2, 2013 at 8:48 PM PDT
But now Oregon legislators may be finally reeling in towers' exorbitant rates as they consider a bill that would limit the amount tow companies could charge.
Mar 25, 2013 at 6:09 PM PDT
A few years ago, PGE installed smart meters to send usage information between customers’ homes and the power company using radio frequency waves, or RF. Some worry RF exposure is negatively affecting their health.
Mar 21, 2013 at 6:39 PM PDT
A scammer held a woman hostage on her cell phone telling her that if she hung up, she would go to jail.
Mar 15, 2013 at 5:39 PM PDT
The community stepped up in a big way following a KATU story about a young girl whose swing set was stolen. Several KATU viewers supplied the materials and manpower to give 10-year-old Katherine Whitman her swing set back.
Mar 7, 2013 at 10:39 PM PDT
After Jan Kistler bought a condo in August, there was a lot of paperwork and bill. So when another letter came in the mail from a "Local Records Office," she wrote a check for $89, thinking she’d be getting more property documents.
Mar 6, 2013 at 6:00 AM PDT
It’s “Tax Help Day” here at KATU -- we’ll have tax experts in the KATU studios to answer your tax questions for free. Our phone bank will be open this evening between 4 and 7 p.m. To speak with our tax experts you can call (800) 346-9256.
Mar 4, 2013 at 11:36 PM PDT
Waitresses at the Salem restaurant, Love Love Teriyaki, say their boss is demanding a share of the tips. Under the law the only people who can share in the tip jar are those people who are tipped employees.
Feb 27, 2013 at 6:15 PM PDT
Water officials said chemicals from several technology industry plants in Hillsboro are to blame for a foul odor that many residents told KATU was unbearable and caused health problems.
Feb 18, 2013 at 6:01 PM PDT
The KATU Problem Solvers recognize that lots of people in our area are going through similar experiences in choosing a nursing home for loved ones. That’s why we started looking at a new nursing home resource put together by the non-profit news...
Feb 11, 2013 at 3:37 PM PDT
A new study released on Monday shows a wide variety of discrepancies between the potency of Vitamin D and what it says on the label. The study, performed at Kaiser Permanente in Portland, examined 55 bottles of over-the-counter Vitamin D...
Feb 7, 2013 at 10:19 PM PDT
The last year and a half has been a river of worries for Tom and Rosemarie Nessman. Tom's unemployment benefits ran out and the couple has been flooded with bills.
Feb 4, 2013 at 1:06 PM PDT
When a family member dies it can be a real nightmare to deal with all the items from their digital life - everything from Facebook pictures to bank account information.
Jan 22, 2013 at 4:34 PM PDT
Metrovino, an upscale wine bar in Portland's Pearl District, is mistakenly being placed in a wrong location on iPhone's new mapping system. Metrovino's owner said the glitch is causing him thousands of dollars in lost revenue.