Protests are mounting over a chemical used in many types of bread that’s also used to manufacture yoga mats and flip-flops.
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.
The Sony PlayStation 4 is one of the hottest selling gaming systems. The PS4’s parental controls can restrict content that you might not want your children to see, like violent or adult games. But Consumer Reports says you could be surprised by what the parental controls allow.
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?
Companies like Cottonelle and Charmin heavily advertise their flushable wipes. They sound so convenient. But plumbers make a lot of house calls that involve clogged toilets, backed up sewer lines, and flooded basements. Often the culprit is flushable wipes.
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.
Learn more about curling in the Portland area
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.