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26 Police want tips for Early Morning Plaid Pantry Robbery
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:30 AM
SALEM, Oregon - On Sunday Marion County Sheriff deputies were called to investigate a robbery at a Plaid Pantry located at 4617 Silverton Road NE in Salem. The clerk reported a man entered the store, went behind the counter and pointed a small black handgun and demanded money.

The clerk com ... [More]    

27 Family overdue from camping trip
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:23 AM
Family overdue from camping trip
The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing family. The family consists of Veronica Weathers, a 51 year old white female, her daughter Kasey Kent a 26 year old white female, along with Kasey's three children a 7 year old female, 6 year old male and ... [More]    
28 Portland Police SERT and CNT Responding to Disturbance in Southeast Portland
Monday October 2, 2017, 7:21 AM
The Portland Police Bureau Special Emergency Reaction Team (SERT) and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) are responding to the 17200 block of Southeast Alder Street regarding a disturbance in a residence.

Southeast Alder Street is closed between Southeast 168th Avenue and Southeast 174th Avenue. ... [More]    

29 Man Arrested After Being Found Sleeping in Stolen Vehicle
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:50 AM
Man Arrested After Being Found Sleeping in Stolen Vehicle
PORTLAND, Oregon - A unwanted man was found in a car near Lamb's Garden Home Marketplace, located at 7410 Southwest Oleson Road.

Police discovered a white 2000 Toyota Celica with man inside. Police soon learned that the Toyota had been stolen. The occupant was arrested and taken to jail. ... [More]    

30 Robbery Investigation In North East Salem
Thursday September 28, 2017, 3:24 AM
SALEM, Oregon - Salem police are investigating a robbery at 4871 Lancaster Drive NE, the Key Bank. The suspect entered the bank demanding money and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Immediately following the robbery bank employees provided a vehicle description and plate.

The vehicle ... [More]    

31 Oregon is the unlikely innovator of US retirement provision
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:31 AM
Oregon is the unlikely innovator of US retirement provision
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32 Jury Returns with Guilty Verdict in Aloha Homicide Trial
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:21 AM
September 26, 2017 -- Roger Gastelum-Medina, 22, was found guilty of Murder and other charges related to a shooting in Aloha on June 20, 2016.

On September 26, 2017, after a five-day trial in front of Washington County Circuit Court Judge Oscar Garcia, a jury found Roger Gastelum-Medina, 22 ... [More]    

33 Murder suspect wanted by police
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 9:19 AM
September 26, 2017 -- Detectives have identified the suspect from the homicide outside of North Plains as 38-year-old Chad Brandon Pitcher (previous booking photo attached), and investigators are asking for the public's assistance locating him.

Mr. Pitcher should be considered armed and dan ... [More]    

34 Many beautiful areas burned in Oregon wildfires
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:23 AM
Many beautiful areas burned in Oregon wildfires
COLUMBIA GORGE - Nearly 2000 fires and over 1,000 square miles were burned this year. In addition, $340 million was spent so far on firefighting costs.

The flames consumed iconic places all over Oregon, destroying mountain passes and forests Oregonians visit every year for pleasure and rela ... [More]    

35 PORTLAND MAYOR CHALLENGES PRESIDENT ON CLIMATE, OREGON ON AIR POLLUTION
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:07 AM
PORTLAND MAYOR CHALLENGES PRESIDENT ON CLIMATE, OREGON ON AIR POLLUTION
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is challenging the state of Oregon over what he considers insufficient state action to reduce air pollution in Portland.

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement has not gone down well wit ... [More]    

36 Governor Brown Announces Her Re-Election Campaign
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:03 AM
SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown plans to seek reelection in 2018, her campaign said on Monday morning.

The announcement was not a surprise, given the governor has been on the campaign trail since the day after she won her first gubernatorial election in November 2016.

In a statem ... [More]    

37 Daimler Tests Digitally Connected Trucks In Oregon And Nevada
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 10:01 AM
In a press release today, Daimler Trucks North America announced that it will drive digitally connected trucks on public highways in Nevada and Oregon.

Daimler Trucks North America says it now has permission from the Oregon Department of Transportation to test its platooning technology on p ... [More]    

38 Cowlitz Sheriff detectives bring Husband and Wife to Cowlitz from Las Vegas to face charges for Fraud (Photo)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 9:54 AM
Cowlitz Sheriff Detectives went to Las Vegas last Thursday and brought back Neeraj Kohli, (39yrs) and his wife, Shweta Kohli, (36yrs) to face charges for defrauding victims of over $400,000.

Their booking photos, taken in Las Vegas are attached.

Previous media releases, with detail ... [More]    

39 Health advisory lifted September 25 for Link and Klamath rivers to Keno Dam
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 9:52 AM
The Oregon Health Authority has lifted the health advisory posted Sept. 20 for the Link and Klamath rivers downstream to Keno Dam.

Water monitoring has confirmed that the level of toxin produced by blue-green algae are below guideline values for human exposure. However, OHA officials advise ... [More]    

40 20 years of assisted suicide in Oregon
Saturday September 23, 2017, 11:05 AM
20 years of assisted suicide in Oregon
Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act (DWDA) is the benchmark for proposals for assisted suicide legislation around the world. Peter Singer cites it in a recent article supporting assisted suicide in the Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales. So the latest statistics from Oregon – 20 years aft ... [More]    
41 Death Investigation-Josephine County
Saturday September 23, 2017, 11:01 AM
On September 22, 2017, at approximately 10:00 AM, the Oregon State Police (OSP) Criminal Investigation Unit assisted the Josephine County Sheriff's office with a death investigation. OSP detectives responded to the 24000 block of Redwood Highway in Kerby (Josephine County) where two male subjects we ... [More]    
42 Serious Injury Crash on NE MLK
Saturday September 23, 2017, 10:58 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is responding to assist Central Precinct at Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Davis Street with a crash investigation. Traffic in the area will be affected for several hours.

On Saturday September ... [More]    

43 Oregon Honors and Remembers 169 Fallen Fire Fighers
Friday September 22, 2017, 11:25 AM
The Oregon Fire Service Honor Guard and the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training hosted the 12th annual Oregon Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial today, Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 1 p.m. The ceremony was held at the Oregon Public Safety Academy in Salem, Oregon.

Tim Moor, Pres ... [More]    

44 Fire Destroys Home, Dog Saves the Day
Friday September 22, 2017, 11:24 AM
Fire Destroys Home, Dog Saves the Day
SILVERTON, Oregon - On September 21, around 7:15 am Silverton Fire responded to a reported structure fire in the 4300 block of Silver Falls Hwy. The first arriving unit found fire coming from the doors and windows catching nearby trees on fire. A second alarm was called bringing in additional units ... [More]    
45 Car Crash into House in Linn County
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:11 AM
Car Crash into House in Linn County
Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley reports today, at 12:28 p.m. deputies responded to the 3400 block of Spicer Drive, east of Albany, for a report of a car that crashed into a house.

The investigation revealed a 1999 black Chevrolet Camaro was eastbound on Spicer Drive, traveling at approximat ... [More]    

46 Two People Injured In Northeast Portland Shooting
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:08 AM
On Monday September 18, 2017, at 12:11 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 13600 block of East Burnside Street on the report of two people struck by gunfire.

Officers arrived and located an adult male and female suffering from gunshot wounds. Officers applied a tourniquet to one o ... [More]    

47 Salem Health invests $3 million in ED expansion
Monday September 18, 2017, 10:07 AM
SALEM, Oregon - Salem Health is investing $3M to expand the Salem Hospital emergency department to meet the needs of the growing community and create an improved experience for patients. In the eight year life of the hospital's Building A, this will be the third expansion to the ED. Demolition start ... [More]    
48 18-year-old Clatskanie Man Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Allegations
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:35 PM
18-year-old Clatskanie Man Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Allegations
The Columbia County Sheriff's Office initiated a Sex Abuse Investigation after receiving information that a 6-year-old boy was sexually assaulted by an 18 year old neighbor in Clatskanie. The identity of the six year old boy and his family are withheld for privacy reasons. The 18-year-old suspect wa ... [More]    
49 Level 3 Notice of Evacuation Issued For Breitenbush Hot Spring
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:31 PM
September 15th, 2017, the level 3 evacuation, "Go" remains in effect for the areas of Breitenbush Hot Springs and the Breitenbush Summer Homes. If you are in the area please leave immediately. The areas surrounding the hot spring remain closed to public access and visitors are asked to seek alternat ... [More]    
50 Eagle Creek Fire Morning Update 15 September 2017
Friday September 15, 2017, 11:25 AM
Eagle Creek Fire Size: 41,550 acres 

Eagle Creek Fire Containment: 28% 

(Archer Fire Size: 260 Acres -Archer Fire Containment: 100%) 


A community meeting has been scheduled for noon on Saturday, September 16 at the Hood River Valley High School to share informa ... [More]