The federal government entered a partial shutdown at midnight Friday, raising a lot of questions.
Here's a rundown on what to expect in Oregon and southwest Washington.
Q: How much will the average person notice this shutdown?
If you’re not a federal employee — or the family member of one — it may not affect your daily life. If you get Social Security, your check should continue to arrive in the mail. Federal screeners and flight controllers will still be working at airports, so planes will be flying as usual.