The Problem Solvers have an enlighting way to put hundreds of dollars in your pocket. It's easy as changing as a light bulb. These light bulbs are even better than the ones you saw in stores last year. And they're being sold at a discount by many Oregon retailers.
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Recent stories by Shellie Bailey-Shah
Some parents in the Beaverton School District are making noise about a Day of Silence scheduled for Friday at Meadow Park Middle School. They believe school administrators have gone too far by endorsing a pro-gay rights' agenda.
A sixth grader from Beaverton turns to the Problem Solvers after a toaster oven explodes in her kitchen.
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?
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.
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.
A startling new study regarding football helmets and how they protect kids from concussions has left parents scratching their heads.
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.
Your private medical records may not be as private as you think. That’s because the majority of the hospitals in our area are using a records system that can expose your medical chart to snooping.
But before you decide to hand your keys to a perfect stranger, you'll want to understand the ins and outs of swapping.
Some parents at Cascades Elementary School in Lebanon are outraged. They say teachers are punishing kids for going to the bathroom too often. Teachers contend that they need these policies to effectively manage their classrooms.
He's almost 4 years old and can't blink on his own. It's just one of the unexplained symptoms plaguing Corban Durant of Mulino. Now his family needs your help to get him treatment at the Mayo Clinic.
Many folks' attention will again turn to shopping on the day after Christmas. Savvy shoppers know it's one of the best days of the year to bag some serious deals. To help you save, the Problem Solvers have put together a post-Christmas shopping guide.
Last-minute holiday shopping can be stressful, especially if you're working and can't leave the office! Fortunately, we here at KATU have our own shopping elf, Shellie Bailey-Shah. Shellie hit the stores for us.
Postpartum depression is a debilitating condition that affects one in five new moms. But now, new evidence reveals dads can suffer from the “baby blues,” as well. Left untreated, this kind of depression can negatively impact a dad’s job, home life and children.
The KATU Problem Solvers are cracking the code on major retailers' price tags, just in time to save you money on your holiday shopping. Once you know these industry secrets, you'll never look at price tags in the same way.
What now? First, Cover Oregon, the state's healthcare marketplace, couldn’t get its website working; it’s still not operational. Now there are problems with the phone lines. They’re so overloaded, that in some cases, calls won't even connect.
Do you still have toys to get for the kids? The Problem Solvers say those toys should stay on your list and out of your cart for at least another week.
Are the Black Friday sales worth your time? It depends are what you’re looking to get. The Problem Solvers let you know what to buy… and maybe more importantly, what not to buy.
The Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group (OSPIRG) released its annual report, Trouble in Toyland, identifying dangerous toys that should not end up under your tree this year. Several of the toys were found in Oregon, still on store shelves.
Every year, the Problem Solvers look high and low for the season's top toys. This year, we widened our search even further to find those toys that your kids will love.
Cashback websites sound too good to be true. But they’re actually a little-known way to make real money by purchasing products online that you’re going to buy anyway.
What if you could save on your everyday groceries without ever leaving your house? The Problem Solvers test a new website that promises to save time and money.
The holiday shopping season officially starts on the week of November 24, but true bargain shoppers should be hitting the keyboards right now. The Problem Solvers have some tricks for bagging the best online deals.