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Stories with person: Jeff Merkley
  • US agrees to pay millions for Agent Orange claims 
    Updated: Jun-18-15 3:56 pm

    WASHINGTON - Ending years of wait, the government agreed Thursday to provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active-duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue on airplanes used in the Vietnam War.

  • Klamath farmers fear their water woes will worsen in summer 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 4:07 pm

    MALIN, Oregon - After returning to Southern Oregon from a four-year tour in the U.S. Army, Paul Crawford decided it was time to follow in his family's footprints and put down some roots.