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1 Oregon Republican State Senators Flee To Avoid Vote On Climate Bill
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:34 PM
Oregon Republican State Senators Flee To Avoid Vote On Climate Bill
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Senate Republicans staged a walkout Monday morning to impede a Democratic bill to lower greenhouse gas emissions. The attempt was to prevent a quorum vote on the bill.

The walkout was the same as Republican legislators made last year as they attempted to stop the passa ... [More]    

2 Man Arrested in Counterfeit Currency Scam involving girl scout troops
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:19 PM
Man Arrested in Counterfeit Currency Scam involving girl scout troops
SALEM, Oregon - On Sunday, February 23, 2020, Police arrested a a 36 year old Salem suspect in connection with several fraud cases involving the passing of counterfeit US currency.

The suspect was identified as Camden Ducharme. He was charged with forgery in the first degree and theft in th ... [More]    

3 COVID-19 Virus to be monitored by Oregon OHA
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:11 PM
COVID-19 Virus to be monitored by Oregon OHA

PORTLAND, Oregon -- The Oregon Health Authority will begin weekly updates on persons under monitoring and persons under investigation for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as state epidemiologists, local public health officials and federal partners continue their investigation of the disease that has ... [More]    

4 'Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at Valley Catholic School
Monday February 24, 2020, 7:02 PM
'Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' at Valley Catholic School

BEAVERTON, Oregon – Valley Catholic’s spring musical, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will be performed on the stage of Kelly Auditorium at Valley Catholic High School on March 6-8 and March 13-15. Curtain times are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. The ... [More]    

5 Fire Kills Man, Destroys Home Near Seaside
Monday February 24, 2020, 6:53 PM
Fire Kills Man, Destroys Home Near Seaside
SEASIDE, Oregon - Firefighters found the remains of 69-year-old Stephen Scott Penwarden originally of Seaside after a fire destroyed the home he occupied.

Fire Investigation Team worked throughout the morning and early afternoon hours of February 24 and located the remains of a single, male ... [More]    

6 Multi-Agency Investigation Yields Firearms and Identity Theft Evidence
Monday February 24, 2020, 12:35 AM
Multi-Agency Investigation Yields Firearms and Identity Theft Evidence
PORTLAND, Oregon - A multi-agency investigation led to a recent search of a home in Milwaukie, yielding guns, fake money, and identity theft evidence.

On February 20, 2020, Portland Police East Precinct Street Crimes Unit, East Neighborhood Response Team, Multnomah County Parole and Probatio ... [More]    

7 Man Dies On I5 in Auto Crash in Jackson County
Monday February 24, 2020, 12:30 AM
Man Dies On I5 in Auto Crash  in Jackson County
At about 10:40 on Sunday morning, a call came into Oregon State police that a single car crashed on I5 in Jackson County.

Apparently, a white 1996 Chevrolet SUV driven by 70-year old Craig McRae of Vacaville, CA. was southbound on Interstate 5 when for unknown reasons the car went off the ro ... [More]    

8 Couple displaced from afternoon house fire
Saturday February 22, 2020, 2:39 AM
Couple displaced from afternoon house fire
Cowlitz County, Washington- At just after 3PM, neighbors and a school bus driver reported a house on fire with an elderly couple that may still be inside.

When Firefighters arrived on the scene the house was ablaze. Firefighters began extinguishing the fire with multiple hose lines and sea ... [More]    

9 Two Car collision in Hazel Dell kills Washougal Woman
Wednesday February 19, 2020, 6:38 AM
On 2/18/2020 at 7:31 hours, EMS and CCSO personnel responded to the 3600 block of NE 78th Street for the report of a two vehicle collision. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attempted to resuscitate a driver at the scene, but were unsuccessful.

Scene evidence and witness statements revealed that ... [More]    

10 Fight Involving a Gun at Convenience Store, 1 Person Shot
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:12 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is being treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound after a fight involving a gun in the Portsmouth Neighborhood.

On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:14p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance at a convenience store in the 6100 b ... [More]    

11 Officer Involved Shooting in Silverton, Marion County
Saturday February 15, 2020, 2:11 AM
SILVERTON, Oregon - On February 14, 2020 at approximately 12:40 P.M., Silverton Police Department personnel responded to a reported domestic violence disturbance at 911 Reserve St. Apt.#3, in Silverton.

Shortly after arriving, officers located the involved man, William Bluestone (21) of Bend ... [More]    

12 Driver Identified in Deadly I-205 Crash
Tuesday February 11, 2020, 6:58 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver that was killed in Saturday's crash on the Glenn Jackson Bridge is identified as Yevgeniy L. Kovalenko, 25, of Gresham. His family has been notified of his death.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is still ongoing, but speed is believed to be a key c ... [More]    

13 Shooting at Car Dealership
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:51 AM
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On February 8, at about 9:30am, Forest Grove Police were sent to the Doherty Ford Dealership at 4223 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove for a reported disturbance.

On arrival police learned that a subject had fired a .308 caliber bullet at a truck owned by the dealership a ... [More]    

14 21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood
Sunday February 9, 2020, 8:48 AM
21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood

Pendleton – On Saturday, February 8th, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office reported there were successful evacuation efforts using two helicopters in areas affected by county flooding. Helicopters provided by the National Guard and Umatilla County Search and Rescue personnel both worked ... [More]    

15 24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
Friday February 7, 2020, 4:32 AM
24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
On Thursday, February 6, 2020 at approximately 11:18 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 30 near milepost 92.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Buick LeSabre, operated by Emilee Mabey (24) of Ocean Park, WA. was westbound ... [More]    

16 Second Alarm Apartment Fire at SE Foster Rd.
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:11 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night at at 7:19 PM Portland Firefighters were called to an apartment on the 13000 block of SE Foster Rd. When they arrived firefighters found a second floor apartment burning with flames rapidly moving the the third floor apartment above. The location of the burning apartmen ... [More]    
17 Keizer Police Investigating Suspicious Death
Tuesday February 4, 2020, 8:09 AM
On February 3, 2020, at about 8:30 PM, Keizer police officers were dispatched to a parking lot in the area of 2555 Jorie Lane NE to a report of a motor vehicle crash. Officers discovered a deceased adult male at the location inside the crashed car. The death was suspicious and not consistent with th ... [More]    
18 Woman Driving Car Shot Near Lloyd Center
Sunday February 2, 2020, 5:27 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from a gunshot wound that is believed to be non-life threatening after a shooting in the Eliot/Irvington/Lloyd District neighborhoods.

On Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 1:50a.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot outsid ... [More]    

19 Two Fires in Lebanon Fire District
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:52 AM
The Lebanon Fire District responded to 2 reported structure fires within 30 minutes of each other this evening, the first fire coming in at 10:00 pm. The fire was reported to be a stove on fire while the occupant was cooking. Upon arrival of the IC, the only occupant of the house told firefighters t ... [More]    
20 Major Crash Team Activation, SE 122nd Ave/Burnside Closed
Friday January 31, 2020, 3:51 AM
The Major Crash Team (MCT) is responding to the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and East Burnside Street to assist in a traffic crash investigation involving serious injuries.

Streets closed in the area, including 122nd Avenue between Northeast Glisan Street and Southeast Stark Street, and Ea ... [More]    

21 Gov. Kate Brown’s New 2020 Census Website Could Help Secure Oregon’s 6th Congressional Seat
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:29 AM
Gov. Kate Brown’s New 2020 Census Website Could Help Secure Oregon’s 6th Congressional Seat
Gov. Kate Brown unveiled a new website last week to let Oregonians know about the upcoming 2020 census in hopes of getting full participation so the state is represented accurately.

It includes background information, why participation matters and a timeline of events.

Getting an acc ... [More]    

22 Two Fires, Keep Lebanon Firefighters Busy
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:23 AM
Lebanon fire crews battled two working house fires within a 5-hour span on Friday night, stretching their available resources thin and testing the endurance of responders. The first fire came in at 5:38 p.m. at 30033 Fairview Road with reports of heavy smoke within the home. Both occupants were able ... [More]    
23 Dead Man Found Beside Hwy 101 in Coos County
Tuesday January 28, 2020, 4:21 AM
On Monday, January 27, 2020 at approximately 9:21 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers were dispatched to the report of a deceased person beside Hwy 101 near milepost 278 (Two Mile Lane).

Preliminary investigation revealed the deceased male, identified as William Schippert (44) of Bandon, had ... [More]    

24 Man Sentenced to prison in death of 19-year-old Portland girl
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:10 AM
Man Sentenced to prison in death of 19-year-old Portland girl
PORTLAND, Oregon Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced today that 27-year-old Adam Alexander Valle has changed his plea and received an 85 month prison sentence for recklessly causing the death of 19-year-old Heaven Leigh Mathews while operating a stolen vehicle under the influe ... [More]    
25 Shooting in Hazelwood Neighborhood, Occupied House Struck
Saturday January 25, 2020, 3:02 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - East Precinct and the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) are investigating a shooting this evening in the Hazelwood neighborhood that left an occupied house and a parked car with bullet strikes.

On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:27p.m., East Precinct Officers responded to r ... [More]    

26 Woman Arrested in Connection with September 2019 Shooting
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:19 AM
Woman Arrested in Connection with September 2019 Shooting
Detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit have continued investigating the circumstances that led up to the shooting death of Philip Cloud on September 23, 2019. As part of the ongoing investigation, detectives executed several search warrants and interviewed dozens ... [More]    
27 Man Arrested for Attempted Armed Robbery
Thursday January 23, 2020, 6:09 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 8:04 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the 1600 block of Northeast Grand Avenue on a report of an attempted robbery involving a weapon.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted a subject in the area of Northeast 6th Avenue and ... [More]    

28 Gresham U.S. Bank Fires Woman For Helping struggling man at Christmas
Sunday January 19, 2020, 2:54 AM
Gresham U.S. Bank Fires Woman For Helping struggling man at Christmas
PORTLAND, Oregon - Emily James from Portland says she was terminated from her jog at U.S. Bankafter helping a struggling customer get home to his family on Christmas Eve by giving him $20 of her own money.

Emily worked as a senior banker at a U.S. Bank call center in Portland when she receiv ... [More]    

29 Barricaded male who set fire to house arrested
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:42 AM
Vancouver, Wash. –On January 15, 2020 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to the 3200 block of NW Division Avenue for a restraining order violation. Officers made verbal contact with a male inside the residence, who was in violation of the restraining order, and who refused to exi ... [More]    
30 Man Arrested in Connection with Thefts, Two Guns Recovered
Thursday January 16, 2020, 8:41 AM
On January 2, 2020 there was a string of thefts from vehicles in the Sandy area. The Sandy Police Department was assisted in the investigation in the coming days by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Gresham Police Department, Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Portland Police Bureau. At the ... [More]    
 
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Two Fires in Lebanon Fire District
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Story The Lebanon Fire District responded to 2 reported structure fires within 30 minutes of each other this evening, the first fire coming in at 10:00 pm. The fire was reported to be a stove on fire while the occupant was cooking. Upon arrival of the IC, ...

Major Crash Team Activation, SE 122nd Ave/Burnside Closed
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Story The Major Crash Team (MCT) is responding to the area of Southeast 122nd Avenue and East Burnside Street to assist in a traffic crash investigation involving serious injuries. Streets closed in the area, including 122nd Avenue between Northeast Gli ...

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Story PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from a gunshot wound that is believed to be non-life threatening after a shooting in the Eliot/Irvington/Lloyd District neighborhoods. On Sunday, February 2, 2020 at 1:50a.m., North Precinct officers were ...

Second Alarm Apartment Fire at SE Foster Rd.
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Story PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night at at 7:19 PM Portland Firefighters were called to an apartment on the 13000 block of SE Foster Rd. When they arrived firefighters found a second floor apartment burning with flames rapidly moving the the third floor apa ...

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Story On February 3, 2020, at about 8:30 PM, Keizer police officers were dispatched to a parking lot in the area of 2555 Jorie Lane NE to a report of a motor vehicle crash. Officers discovered a deceased adult male at the location inside the crashed car. T ...

24-year-old woman killed on Hwy 30 In Clatsop County
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21 people evacuated from Umatilla County flood
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Pendleton – On Saturday, February 8th, the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office reported there were successful evacuation efforts using two helicopters in areas affected by county flooding. Helicopters provided by the National Guard and Umati ...


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Story FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On February 8, at about 9:30am, Forest Grove Police were sent to the Doherty Ford Dealership at 4223 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove for a reported disturbance. On arrival police learned that a subject had fired a .308 calibe ...

Driver Identified in Deadly I-205 Crash
Tuesday February 11, 2020    06:58 AM - Times viewed: 7747
Story PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver that was killed in Saturday's crash on the Glenn Jackson Bridge is identified as Yevgeniy L. Kovalenko, 25, of Gresham. His family has been notified of his death. The investigation into the cause of the crash is still ...

Officer Involved Shooting in Silverton, Marion County
Saturday February 15, 2020    02:11 AM - Times viewed: 7689
Story SILVERTON, Oregon - On February 14, 2020 at approximately 12:40 P.M., Silverton Police Department personnel responded to a reported domestic violence disturbance at 911 Reserve St. Apt.#3, in Silverton. Shortly after arriving, officers located the ...

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Story PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is being treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound after a fight involving a gun in the Portsmouth Neighborhood. On Friday, February 14, 2020 at 8:14p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a dis ...

Two Car collision in Hazel Dell kills Washougal Woman
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Story On 2/18/2020 at 7:31 hours, EMS and CCSO personnel responded to the 3600 block of NE 78th Street for the report of a two vehicle collision. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attempted to resuscitate a driver at the scene, but were unsuccessful. Scene e ...

COVID-19 Virus to be monitored by Oregon OHA
Monday February 24, 2020    07:11 PM - Times viewed: 7549

PORTLAND, Oregon -- The Oregon Health Authority will begin weekly updates on persons under monitoring and persons under investigation for novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as state epidemiologists, local public health officials and federal partners con ...


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SEASIDE, Oregon - Firefighters found the remains of 69-year-old Stephen Scott Penwarden originally of Seaside after a fire destroyed the home he occupied. Fire Investigation Team worked throughout the morning and early afternoon hours of February ...

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Saturday February 22, 2020    02:39 AM - Times viewed: 7518
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Monday February 24, 2020    07:02 PM - Times viewed: 7497

BEAVERTON, Oregon – Valley Catholic’s spring musical, Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, will be performed on the stage of Kelly Auditorium at Valley Catholic High School on March 6-8 and March 13-15. Curtain times are 7 p.m. o ...


Oregon Republican State Senators Flee To Avoid Vote On Climate Bill
Monday February 24, 2020    07:34 PM - Times viewed: 7497
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Monday February 24, 2020    07:19 PM - Times viewed: 7496
SALEM, Oregon - On Sunday, February 23, 2020, Police arrested a a 36 year old Salem suspect in connection with several fraud cases involving the passing of counterfeit US currency. The suspect was identified as Camden Ducharme. He was charged wit ...

Man Dies On I5 in Auto Crash in Jackson County
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At about 10:40 on Sunday morning, a call came into Oregon State police that a single car crashed on I5 in Jackson County. Apparently, a white 1996 Chevrolet SUV driven by 70-year old Craig McRae of Vacaville, CA. was southbound on Interstate 5 whe ...

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Monday February 24, 2020    12:35 AM - Times viewed: 7465
PORTLAND, Oregon - A multi-agency investigation led to a recent search of a home in Milwaukie, yielding guns, fake money, and identity theft evidence. On February 20, 2020, Portland Police East Precinct Street Crimes Unit, East Neighborhood Respon ...