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1 Prison Lockdown At Snake River After Staff Assaulted
Monday October 15, 2018 - 6:06 AM
ONTARIO, Oregon — The Snake River Correctional Institution at Ontario, Oregon was placed on lockdown not long after an inmate allegedly assaulted a staff member.

Prison officials say the assault happened around 10:30 Saturday morning.

The staff member at the prison was hospitalized ... [More]    

2 Polk County Man Dies After Being Shot in Head
Monday October 15, 2018 - 6:01 AM
DALLAS, Oregon — A Polk County man died after being shot in the head during an incident south of Independence.

31-year-old Joseph Sieg died after being shot Thursday night.

The emergency call came was reported at 8:38 p.m. to notify police of the incident.

Multiple attempts a ... [More]    

3 Three Homes Saved From Fire Destruction Near Salem
Monday October 15, 2018 - 5:56 AM
Three Homes Saved From Fire Destruction Near Salem
SALEM, Oregon - Just before 3 pm on Sunday afternoon SW Polk Fire responded to a high risk grass fire off of Highway 22 near Highway 51, about 5 miles west of the City of Salem.

Approximately 30 fire personnel from SW Polk, Dallas Fire & EMS, Polk Fire Dist #1, Salem Fire and Oregon Departm ... [More]    

4 Red Cross Responds with Emergency Agencies in Salem Affecting 3 Adults and 2 Children
Monday October 15, 2018 - 5:50 AM
The Red Cross responded to a single family home fire on Sunday October, 14, 2018 at approximately 19:37 hours on Interstate 5 near Salem, Oregon. This single family fire affected a family of 2 adults and 3 children.

Red Cross provided assistance for temporary lodging, along with assistance t ... [More]    

5 Oregon wildlife commission OKs rules for salvaging roadkill for human consumption
Saturday October 13, 2018 - 9:13 AM
SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday adopted administrative rules for the salvage of roadkilled deer and elk.

The new rules are needed to implement Senate Bill 372, passed by the 2017 Oregon State Legislature.

The rules take effect on Jan. 1, 2019.

... [More]    

6 To Bee or Not to Bee - Is Oregon Bee Population Declining
Saturday October 13, 2018 - 8:04 AM
To Bee or Not to Bee - Is Oregon Bee Population Declining
NEWBERG, Oregon - Is the bee species population in Oregon declining? There seems to be a real problem answering that question. Tracking them that is.

The European honey bee gets most of the attention. Fuzzy bumble bees to glistening sweat bees and stately long horns, native bees are wild c ... [More]    

7 Defendant Lunges for Officer's Gun in Newport Courtroom
Friday October 12, 2018 - 5:58 AM
NEWPORT, Oregon — A man reached and tried to grab a police officer's gun in a Newport courtroom this week. One official stated that perhaps a year-old federal appeals decision contributed to the near-disaster.

A judge had denied a request by deputies to restrain 27-year-old Scott Lemmon in c ... [More]    

8 30-year-old graduate student dies on Mt Hood
Friday October 12, 2018 - 5:50 AM
30-year-old graduate student dies on Mt Hood
TIMBERLINE LODGE - 30-year-old David Lee Yaghmourian, from Glendale, Arizona, died on Mt Hood in a hiking trip. His body was found by rescuers to Timberline Lodge and turned over the Clackamas County Medical Examiner, who made a preliminary ID that this was in fact Mr. Yaghmourian.

The searc ... [More]    

9 Springville Brush Fire Injures Two
Friday October 12, 2018 - 4:40 AM
At 2:52 p.m. today, multiple calls to 911 reported a brush fire in the 12000 block of Northwest Springville Road in unincorporated Multnomah County.

Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters arrived within 10 minutes of being dispatched to find smoke next to a barn and flames spreading qui ... [More]    

10 US attorneys attempt to stop Climate Change Lawsuit
Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 5:44 AM
EUGENE, Oregon— The US government has once again asked a judge to stop legal proceedings in a climate change lawsuit filed by a group of young people scheduled for trial in Oregon later this month.

US attorneys filed a motion last week in federal court in Eugene, requesting a stay pending a ... [More]    

11 Building a Digital Defense Against Hoax Threats
Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 5:37 AM
PORTLAND Oregon - Both schools and police agencies throughout Oregon and across the country are trying to manage the increasing number of threats that get shared, called in, or posted online each day. Once school officials and officers learn of these threats, it can take quite a bit of money and ti ... [More]    
12 Marion county judge’s appeal rejected by US Supreme Court
Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 5:33 AM
WASHINGTON DC — The Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a Marion County judge who was suspended after allegations that he had refused to marry gay couples and had broken gun laws.

The justices on Tuesday left in place the three-year suspension against Judge Vance Day, who had a ... [More]    

13 Deputies save infant who stopped breathing in Oregon City store
Wednesday October 10, 2018 - 5:19 AM
OREGON CITY, Oregon - Oregon sheriff’s deputies were credited with saving the life of a 1-week-old after she stopped breathing during a trip to the mall with her parents last month, the girl’s mother told FOX 12.

Jessie Siefer said she was feeding her daughter, Audrey Harmon, inside an Orego ... [More]    

14 2,000-pound, Oregon-grown pumpkin wins California weigh-off
Tuesday October 9, 2018 - 5:42 AM
2,000-pound, Oregon-grown pumpkin wins California weigh-off
PLEASANT HILL, Oregon — A man from Pleasant Hill, Oregon raised a giant pumpkin weighing 2,170 pounds that won a pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California.

Steve Daletas, of Pleasant Hill, Oregon, on Monday said it was a good seed and so much sunny weather since he planted it April ... [More]    

15 Oregon wine industry continues to grow
Tuesday October 9, 2018 - 5:34 AM
Oregon wine industry continues to grow
A “perfect storm” of high demand and increased production carried the Oregon wine industry to significant economic growth in 2017, according to an annual study by the University of Oregon Institute for Policy Research and Engagement.

The latest Oregon Vineyard and Winery Report shows the sta ... [More]    

16 Woodburn Police Warn of Latest 'Phone Phishing' Scam
Tuesday October 9, 2018 - 5:31 AM

WOODBURN, Oregon – The Woodburn Police Department (WPD) recently received notice from a resident claiming they received a phone call from an individual representing the Woodburn Police Department. The individual told the citizen to call a secondary number, to which another indivi ... [More]    

17 Major Traffic Accident in Portland, Northwest 3rd Avenue.
Tuesday October 9, 2018 - 5:22 AM
On Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at 5:18 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to a crash near Northwest 3rd Avenue and West Burnside Street on the report of a crash involving a pedestrian and a TriMet bus.

Officers and emergency medical responders arrived at the scene and located an adult ... [More]    

18 Shooting Investigation Overnight in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
Sunday October 7, 2018 - 1:36 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, October 5, 2018, at 10:37 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to reports of gunfire at the Speakeasy Lounge, located at 545 Southeast 162nd Avenue.

When officers arrived, they searched the area for suspects, injured people, and evidence of gunfire. Officers ... [More]    

19 Oregon PP Leaders Condemn Kavanaugh Confirmation
Sunday October 7, 2018 - 1:01 AM
Oregon PP Leaders Condemn Kavanaugh Confirmation
The Senate just voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. By doing so, senators ignored the outpouring of opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination, evidence that he would gut Roe v. Wade if confirmed, allegations of sexual assault, questions about the honesty of his ans ... [More]    
20 Knute Buehler Says He's A Different Kind Of Republican
Tuesday October 2, 2018 - 5:01 PM
As swank candidate fundraisers go, the gathering of possible Knute Buehler supporters on Sept. 12 could hardly have been more cliché. There was the setting: a hillside mansion with a dramatic view of Portland’s twinkling cityscape. There were the attendees: 30 or so well-heeled voters sipping wine ... [More]    
21 Oregon Man Arrested After FBI Agent Was Shot Inside His Booby-Trapped House
Tuesday October 2, 2018 - 1:45 PM
An Oregon man has been charged with assault on a federal officer after a booby trap armed at a property he previously owned activated, shooting and injuring an officer in the leg.

Gregory Lee Rodvelt, 66, lost possession of the home and property in the southern Oregon community of Williams b ... [More]    

22 Male Pedestrian Killed in Traffic Crash
Monday September 10, 2018 - 3:38 PM
BEAVERTON, Oregon - On September 9, 2018 at 11:37 p.m. Beaverton Police officers responded to an injury traffic crash near the intersection of SW Canyon Rd/SW 103rd Beaverton, Oregon.

Officers arrived and found a single vehicle had struck a pedestrian in the eastbound lanes of SW ... [More]    

23 Man Arrested in Connection With Aloha Bank Robbery
Monday September 10, 2018 - 1:36 PM
On Monday, September 10, 2018, at 2:22 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a robbery at the U.S. Bank, 19091 SW Tualatin Valley Highway, in the community of Aloha. Employees called to report that a man had passed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect reportedly f ... [More]    
24 The Oregon’s Coast's Slowest Cyclist
Monday September 10, 2018 - 5:05 AM
The Oregon’s Coast's Slowest Cyclist
I set off to bike from the northwesternmost corner of Oregon to my home in Northern California to rehab a torn hamstring and a broken heart. I imagined damp difficult days of riding punctuated by melancholy nights. But instead I found a mellow joyride and a welcoming community. Riding 380 miles alon ... [More]    
25 Police looking for missing 11-year-old boy
Monday September 10, 2018 - 3:58 AM
Police looking for missing 11-year-old boy
BEAVERTON, Oregon - Beaverton Police are seeking help in locating a missing 11-year-old Erik Derby.

He was last seen at Fir Grove Elementary School, at 6300 SW Wilson Ave., around 8:30 pm on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. Erik has brown hair and is 4 feet, 8 inches tall with a slim build. He w ... [More]