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1 Solar eclipse to move across Oregon
Monday August 21, 2017 - 8:06 AM
Solar eclipse to move across Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - With thrilling cosmic clockwork, the moon will pass in front of the sun Monday, casting a 70-mile-wide shadow that will sweep across the United States from coast to coast, giving millions along the "path of totality" a chance to marvel at one of nature's grandest spectacles, a tot ... [More]    
2 The American Red Cross Relocates Bookings Shelter to Gold Beach
Monday August 21, 2017 - 7:56 AM
The American Red Cross continues to provide shelter and aid to people displaced by wildfires throughout Oregon.

The Red Cross shelter, established because of level 3 evacuations due to the Chetco Bar Fire in Curry County, has moved from Brookings to Gold Beach, Oregon.

The new shel ... [More]    

3 Attempted Armed Robbery in Waldport- Suspect in Custody
Monday August 21, 2017 - 7:56 AM
On August 20th, 2017 at approximately 7:22 PM, Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies were dispatched to a reported armed robbery at a restaurant in the 100 block of NW Highway 101 in Waldport. 911 calls reported that a man brandished a firearm and demanded money from the restaurant. A witness reported t ... [More]    
4 Stabbing, Shootings and Crash in SE Portland
Monday August 21, 2017 - 7:55 AM
The suspect in a stabbing, shooting and vehicle crash that required nine people be transported to the hospital; two for gunshot injuries and seven because of injuries sustained during a car crash, has been identified as 20-year-old Vesther J.J. Brown. Brown was lodged in the Multnomah County Jail on ... [More]    
5 Are You Ready For A Total Eclipse Of The Sun?
Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 6:10 PM
Are You Ready For A Total Eclipse Of The Sun?
Total Solar Eclipse. On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to a total eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature's most awe-inspiring sights - a total solar eclipse.

A million people may flock to Oregon over the coming week to vie ... [More]    

6 Governor Kate Brown Signs Reproductive Health Equity Act
Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 4:55 PM
Governor Kate Brown today signed the nation's most progressive reproductive health policy into law. The Reproductive Health Equity Act (House Bill 3391) is the first legislation in the United States to comprehensively address systemic barriers to accessing reproductive health care, expanding coverag ... [More]    
7 Two Female Hikers Die Near Timberline Lodge
Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 3:38 AM
Two Female Hikers Die Near Timberline Lodge
MT HOOD - Two Hikers, Emma C. Place and Emily D. Lang apparently fell to their deaths off a cliff along the Pacific Crest Trail on Mount Hood.

At approximately 5:46 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, passing hikers called 911 to report that they had seen the bodies of two women who apparently ... [More]    

8 Kidnapping Phone Fraud Targets Washington County
Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 3:32 AM
August 14, 2017 -- Deputies took several reports today from county residents who received phone calls in which the caller claimed to have kidnapped a family member and demanded money.

On Monday, August 14, 2017, several county residents called the Washington County Sheriff's Office to repor ... [More]    

9 Man posing as a police sergeant attempts to scam money
Tuesday August 15, 2017 - 3:31 AM
GRESHAM, Ore.-- The Gresham Police Department received several inquiries today from local businesses, concerned about calls from "Gresham Police Sergeant Jason Cook" and "Lieutenant Finley." A man, calling from a local number, identified himself as part of the "Civil Division" and told the potential ... [More]    
10 10-month-old Sweet Home Girl Dies
Sunday August 13, 2017 - 7:34 AM
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports that his detectives, in conjunction with investigators from the Sweet Home Police Department, are currently investigating the suspicious death of a 10-month-old girl from the Sweet Home area.

The death occurred at 8:45 this morning, at Doernbecher Chi ... [More]    

11 Shooting Investigation Underway at Downtown's Crystal Ballroom
Saturday August 12, 2017 - 7:33 AM
On Saturday August 12, 2017, at 12:41 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of gunshot heard inside the Crystal Ballroom, located at 1332 West Burnside Street.

As officers were responding to the scene, they received additional information that the shooting was inside the c ... [More]    

12 Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on Highway 126E Lane County
Friday August 11, 2017 - 7:30 AM
Single Vehicle Fatal Crash on Highway 126E Lane County
On August 9, 2017, at about 4:25 p.m., Oregon State Police (OSP) Troopers responded to a report of a single vehicle crash on Highway 126E, east of Vida in Lane County.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a 2001 Ford Explorer was eastbound when for unknown reasons, left the roadway and s ... [More]    

13 23-Year-Old Man Arrested with Firearm and High Capacity Magazine in North Portland
Friday August 11, 2017 - 7:24 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday August 10, 2017, at 2:32 p.m., North Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to North Albina Avenue and North Killingsworth Street on the report of a person with a gun.

As officers responded to the area, Portland Community College (PCC) security ... [More]    

14 Many Veterans suffering with sight loss are unaware of and are missing out on veterans benefits
Friday August 11, 2017 - 7:23 AM
SALEM, Oregon - The mission of Oral Hull Foundation is to provide educational, social and recreational programming to those with blindness and low vision and to ensure vision loss does not mean dependency and isolation. Our adult guests are people who come from all over the United States, all walks ... [More]    
15 Couple Assaulted on Poet's Beach
Tuesday August 8, 2017 - 10:06 AM
Couple Assaulted on Poet's Beach
On Monday August 7, 2017, at 2:33 a.m., East Precinct officers located and arrested 34-year-old Jonathan T. Rance in connection with an assault that occurred on July 25, 2017 at Poet's Beach, located at 2198 Southwest River Parkway.

Rance's arrest occurred after East Precinct officers respo ... [More]    

16 11-year-old boy injured in go-cart towing incident
Tuesday August 8, 2017 - 10:02 AM
On 8/7/17 at about 2050 hrs CCSO deputies responded to a call on Nicolai Cutoff Road and Wilbur Road. The reporting party was Brandon McKay, who was later identified as the driver of a small pickup that had been pulling a go cart. The go cart had reportedly crashed into a tree and gone down an small ... [More]    
17 Toddler Dies in East Portland
Tuesday August 8, 2017 - 10:01 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday August 7, 2017, at 12:53 p.m., East Precinct officers responded with emergency medical personnel to the 16900 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard on the report of a two-year-old child who was not breathing.

Officers and medical personnel arrived on scene. The to ... [More]    

18 Oregon to Kill Wolves That Preyed on Livestock
Saturday August 5, 2017 - 5:24 AM
Oregon to Kill Wolves That Preyed on Livestock
Oregon has decided to kill members of a wolf pack in Eastern Oregon. It's the eighth time state officials in Oregon or Washington have taken lethal action on wolves that preyed on livestock.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has decided to kill members of the Harl Butte wolf pack in ... [More]    

19 Man Steals city vehicle from parks employee, runs from cops
Saturday August 5, 2017 - 5:19 AM
Man Steals city vehicle from parks employee, runs from cops
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On Friday at 7 AM, a City of Forest Grove employee was approached by a man, later identified as 19 y/o Jose Manuel Bernabe-Hernandez, at Talisman Park near Willamina Avenue regarding obtaining employment with the City. Bernabe-Hernandez became belligerent with the employee bef ... [More]    
20 High-Risk Sex Offender
Saturday August 5, 2017 - 5:16 AM
 High-Risk Sex Offender
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Washington County Community Corrections Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 30-year-old Hillsboro man who is considered a high-risk sex offender.

Dustin Westling absconded from court-ordered community supervision Thursday, August 3. Westling is a ... [More]    

21 Bat in Marion County tests positive for rabies
Saturday August 5, 2017 - 5:14 AM
On Friday, August 4, Marion County Environmental Health received confirmation that a bat from the Shaw area tested positive for rabies. Bats are the most common mammals known to carry rabies in Oregon. It was reported that the bat was found in a bedroom where two adults and one child had slept. It i ... [More]    
22 Traffic Causing Headaches for Everyone
Saturday August 5, 2017 - 5:13 AM
Traffic Causing Headaches for Everyone
PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, the Portland Business Alliance released a survey, commissioned in partnership with TriMet, regarding Portlanders' views on the city's transportation system. Traffic and congestion are top concerns for Portlanders, with no other transportation issue even coming close.

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23 Centennial School District Governing Board Meeting Notice for August 9, 2017
Saturday August 5, 2017 - 5:16 AM
GRESHAM, Oregon - The Centennial School District Board of Directors will meet on Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at 7:00 pm in the Centennial High School Cafeteria (3505 SE 182nd AVE, Gresham OR 97030).

At this meeting, the superintendent, Dr. Paul Coakley, will present his report and the Board ... [More]    

24 5 year old Allen
Saturday August 5, 2017 - 5:09 AM
5 year old Allen
SALEM, Oregon - Salem Police, Salem Fire and Polk County Sheriff's Office are currently searching for a missing 5-year old child at Wallace Marine Park.

The child was last seen at about 5:30 pm playing with other children at the water's edge near the pedestrian bridge over the Willamette Ri ... [More]    

25 Stay Cool During Record Breaking Heat
Tuesday August 1, 2017 - 1:11 AM
Stay Cool During Record Breaking Heat
PORTLAND, Oregon - With temperatures expected to reach and exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit Tuesday through Friday, Public Health officials are urging residents to take precautions.

"We encourage people to avoid or limit physical activity outdoors, take shelter in air-conditioned buildings, an ... [More]