KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Two men accused of $500,000 worth of Oregon Trail Card fraud were each sentenced to seven and a half years in prison. Severo Toro-Castellon and Raphael Ortega-Vargas were the owners of the Carniceria Mi Pueblo Market. Both pleaded guilty to five counts of aggravated theft. “This was an important case for … Continue reading »
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — The Klamath County Sheriff is sending four food assistance cards back to Salem after they were confiscated in recent drug arrests. Four men have been arrested over the past two weeks with four things in common. Each of those men had loaded guns, large amounts of drugs and cash, as well as … Continue reading »
As of Nov. 1, the temporal boost agent for Supplementary Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will no longer provide the same amount of assistance to families as it has been. Why the sudden change? Since 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) provided an economic boost for SNAP benefits. Without the Recovery Act boost the […]
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In the Fall of 2009, a group of residents in Eugene’s Friendly Area neighborhood decided that they were tired of looking at an empty grass field at the intersection of 21st and Van Buren–it was a fire hazard in the summer, a mud pool during the winter, and something needed to change.
Oregon has the highest percentage of people on food stamps in the nation.
A newly released U.S. Census survey reports 18 percent of Oregonians said they rely on a federal program for food.
Food stamp use in Ore…
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