Local customers of Safeway and Albertsons want to know how the merger will affect them and their favorite stores. The KATU Problem Solvers asked the two companies for answers.
There are more than 80 different kinds of recognized sleep disorders. If untreated they can effect mood, memory and even concentration.
What do Oregonians without insurance need to know now that Gov. John Kitzhaber has admitted that the Cover Oregon website likely won't work by the March 31 deadline?
The Nest combo smoke and carbon monoxide alarm promises to make safety more convenient. It warns you before the alarm sounds and you can shut off the alarm by waving in front of it.
If you were one of the millions of victims of the recent raid of payment card and personal information at Target stores there is now an additional reason for concern. Target says it is offering “peace of mind” against identity theft threat with free credit monitoring from Experian. But Consumer Reports says that’s not enough.
Though some e-cigarette users actually do quit smoking cigarettes, the numbers are low. In a study conducted last fall, only about 7 percent had stopped after six months.
Your tax questions: answered. Tax experts filled a phone bank at the KATU studios today to take your calls for KATU's annual Tax Help Day.
Kids are spending more time than ever before on computers, phones and keyboards, and they are losing the ability to do the cursive handwriting that children have done for generations.
A local business that's previously been in the crosshairs of the Problem Solvers is accused of more strong-arm tactics. The company is Aaron's, which has 20 stores that rent furniture, appliances, and eletronics in Oregon and southwest Washington.
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A local dad said he sees a constant problem: a lack of diaper changing stations in men's rooms, making it harder for fathers to take care of their children.
A startling new study regarding football helmets and how they protect kids from concussions has left parents scratching their heads.
So your kids have been watching the Winter Games, and now they have dreams of standing on the podium. The KATU Problem Solvers spent time on the slopes with some local would-be Olympians and discovered that gold medal dreams come with an Olympic-sized commitment from kids and parents, alike.
If your kids are watching Olympic hockey and loving it, there is an opportunity for them to try the sport themselves for free. It's called Try Hockey For Free Day, and it's coming up on March 1st.
How do you know if your online sweetheart is real, or a catfisher? There are signs that can help you tell the difference.
A Portland-area man has earned more driver’s license suspensions than anyone else in the state: 155 current suspensions and revocations, according to the Oregon Department of Motor Vehicles.
Have your kids been watching Olympic skiing, and now they're nagging you to hit the slopes, maybe for the first time? Skiing can be expensive, especially if you're outfitting an entire family. The Problem Solvers have ways for you to carve out some savings.
It's revolutionizing the way people travel around the world, but right now, it's illegal in the city of Portland. We're talking about being able to rent out rooms in your home to tourists. Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is proposing to make homeowners pay up.