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1    Governor Kate Brown extends pandemic emergency declaration until early 2021


Governor  Kate Brown extends pandemic emergency declaration until early 2021
SALEM, Oregon - Governor Brown on Tuesday took action and extended the state of emergency declaration that has enabled her to for COVID-19 another 60 days until January 2, 2021. Governor Brown's extension was originally scheduled to expire Nov. 3. “Extending the COVID-19 state of emergency is not something I do lightly, but we know all too ... [More]

2    Bend Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Distribute Marijuana Oil


Bend Man  Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Distribute Marijuana Oil
EUGENE, Oregon - Bend, Oregon resident was sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment today for running an illicit Butane Honey Oil (BHO) extraction lab on rural Bend property, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Jacob Genaro Robe, 31 years old, was sentenced to 3 years in federal prison and 3 years’ supervised release. “BHO extraction is a ... [More]

3    Permalink Robbery Suspects Arrested; Stolen Vehicle Recovered


Permalink Robbery Suspects Arrested; Stolen Vehicle Recovered
PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 12, 2020, a Southeast Portland couple located their stolen mini-van parked in a driveway in Southeast Portland. The couple believed their minivan was unoccupied and attempted to retrieve it. As the couple tried to retrieve the minivan, a female suspect, who was inside the van, physically attacked one of the owners in a ... [More]

4    Woman Missing Woman near Lacamas Lake


Woman Missing Woman near Lacamas Lake
The Camas Police Department is asking for assistance in locating 56 year-old Vancouver resident Terri Kehrli. Terri was last heard from on Sunday (Oct 25th) when she sent a text message photo of her kayaking on Lacamas Lake. Today (Oct 27th) her vehicle was found at the Leadbetter Boat Launch to Lacamas Lake and her empty kayak was located floati ... [More]

5    Oregon officials vote to ban Confederate flag at historic cemeteries


Oregon officials vote to ban Confederate flag at historic cemeteries
An Oregon state commission has unanimously voted to ban Confederate flags from the state’s historic cemeteries. Oregon’s Commission on Historic Cemeteries (OCHC) voted Friday to adopt a position paper recommending that Confederate flags not be displayed at historic cemeteries, including flying the flag on poles or with small flags placed on ind ... [More]

6    Suspect in Oct. 25 Sunrise Market robbery Arrested


Suspect in Oct. 25 Sunrise Market robbery Arrested
At 9:20 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, Clackamas County Sheriff Office deputies responded to a reported armed robbery at the Sunrise Market, located at 17186 SE McLoughlin Blvd. in Milwaukie. Deputies arrived at the convenience store within minutes -- but the suspect, who was reportedly armed with a pistol, had already fled the scene in a white ... [More]

7    9 more deaths in Oregon, 391 new COVID-19 cases


9 more deaths in Oregon, 391 new COVID-19 cases
PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 claimed nine more lives in Oregon, raising the total of those who have died in Oregon to 664, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. 391 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 42,808. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are i ... [More]

8    Marijuana business in Oregon may be helped by US Elections


Marijuana business in Oregon may be helped by US Elections
Marijuana growing in Oregon has been legal for quite some time, but it got a lot easier after the November 2014 election. Citizens of Oregon are legally authorized to grow up to 4 marijuana plants in their home for recreational use. Voters in Oregon may soon agree with legalizing even more marijuana sales. Most Americans live in states wh ... [More]

9    Oregon scientists uncover sub-atomic instruments that produce DNA harm in sperm


Oregon scientists uncover sub-atomic instruments that produce DNA harm in sperm
University of Oregon biologists have used the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to identify molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm and contribute to male infertility following exposure to heat. In humans, the optimal temperature for sperm production is just below body temperature, in a range of approximately 90-95 degrees F. H ... [More]

10    Oregon Wildfires: Is Climate Change the Culprit?


Oregon Wildfires: Is Climate Change the Culprit?
In Oregon, we have watched California experience devastating wildfires year after year. This summer, we watched our own state burn. Many Oregonians lost their homes, neighborhoods, and lives as multiple, formidable fires overtook the state. The question on everyone’s mind is why? And more importantly, how do we stop it from happening again? ... [More]

11    Freeze Warning in effect fo rmost of Western Oregon


Freeze Warning in effect fo rmost of Western Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning until 10 AM Monday for Western Oregon and Southwest Washington overnight. Late fall temperatures have dropped to below freezing. The warning is for most of the Willamette Valley, Cascade foothills, and into Southwest Washington. After 10 AM tomorrow, temperatures shou ... [More]

12    Driver Hits Large Rock Sending It Into Occupied Parked Car


Driver Hits Large Rock Sending It Into Occupied Parked Car
On Thursday, a three-vehicle accident in the 19200 block of SW TV Highway in Aloha caused unusual damage. A 2003 Ford F-150 had struck a large landscaping boulder on the north side of the road. The impact of the collision propelled the large rock about 75 feet, where it collided with a parked 2004 Toyota Corolla. Two people were in the Corolla at t ... [More]

13    Person shot in Madison South neighborhood


Person shot in Madison South neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday at about 7:09 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a person shot in the 3300 Block of Northeast 82nd Avenue. Officers arrived and made sure the scene was safe so the person could receive medical attention. The person who had been shot was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Nobody is in custody, th ... [More]

14    Portland Police investigate homicide in Richmond neighborhood


Portland Police investigate homicide in Richmond neighborhood
On October 24, 2020 at about 9:34 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of shots in the area of Southeast 48th Avenue and Southeast Division Street. Later, a person who appeared to have been shot, arrived by private vehicle at a local hospital, but did not survive. Cause and manner of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical ... [More]

15    Oregon Residents Still Wish to Extend Oregon Border Into Idaho


Oregon Residents Still  Wish to Extend Oregon Border Into Idaho
BEND, Oregon - Anger and disappointment over actions of liberals in Portland, a group of Oregon residents petitioned to leave Oregon by extending the Oregon border into Idaho. Of course this sounds strange but in today’s headlines and problems, perhaps not so shocking. The idea began to take hold from the group known as "Greater Idaho" in two co ... [More]

16    Barn Fire outside of Dallas


Barn Fire outside of Dallas
DALLAS, Oregon - Just before 10:30 AM on October 22, 2020 Dallas, Sheridan, SW Polk and West Valley Fire District personnel were dispatch to a structure fire in the 3400 block of Liberty Rd. outside of Dallas. Due to the building being reported as a hay barn, the incident commander requested additional resources from prior to arrival. Personnel arr ... [More]

17    Three more deaths and 550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon


Three more deaths and 550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 649, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 550 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 41,348. The new ... [More]

18    Missing child alert -- Missing Babt Boy Dennis Johnson believed to be at risk


Missing child alert -- Missing Babt  Boy Dennis Johnson believed to be at risk
SALEM, Oregon – Dennis Johnson, an infant born Nov. 14, 2019, went missing with his parents Kayla Burk and Joseph Johnson from Portland, Ore. on Oct. 20, 2020. The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) believes that Dennis may be at risk and is searching for him to assess his safety.

ODHS asks the public to help in the effort to find ... [More]

19    Shooting in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood


Shooting in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 24, 2020, at approximately 1:03 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 600 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue on reports of shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found evidence of gunfire to include a subject who had been shot inside a crashed motor vehicle. Officers learned an altercation between two subjects oc ... [More]

20    Wrong Way Driver Crashes, Other Driver Dies


Wrong Way Driver Crashes, Other Driver Dies
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday close to 4 PM, police received a report of a head-on, two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 eastbound under the Interstate 205 freeway ramps Near the Halsey / Gateway Exit. The ramp was and freeway was closed while Portland Fire and Rescue personnel attempted life-saving efforts for one driver. However the driver the dri ... [More]

21    Oregon Cannabis Commission Health Equity Subcommittee meets November 10


Oregon Cannabis Commission Health Equity Subcommittee meets November 10

What: A public meeting of the Health Equity Subcommittee of the Oregon Cannabis Commission.

Agenda: TBD.

When: Nov. 10, 2-3:30 p.m.

Where: By Zoom conference call at 669-254-5252, meeting ID 160 096 5260.

Bac ... [More]

22    Person Dies In Traffic Crash on I-5's Rosa Parks Way In Portland


Person Dies In Traffic Crash on I-5's  Rosa Parks Way In Portland
The Major Crash Team responded to a traffic crash on southbound I-5 just north of Rosa Parks Way. A motorist involved in the traffic crash has died. The Rosa Parks Way off ramp from southbound I-5 is closed. No additional information is available at this time. The PIO is not responding to the scene. An updated news release or social media pos ... [More]

23    Forest Service looking to hire 1,000 people for jobs in Oregon and Washington


Forest Service looking to hire 1,000 people for jobs in Oregon and Washington
The U.S. Forest Service is hiring over 1,000 temporary spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington, the federal agency announced this week. Applications will be accepted from Oct. 30 to Nov. 9, with positions in fields including fire, recreation, timber, engineering, visitor services and archaeology. The majority of jobs pay $12 to $19 pe ... [More]

24    Teen Girl Mya Miranda missing and believed to be in danger


Teen Girl Mya Miranda missing and believed to be in danger

(Salem, Ore.) – Mya Miranda, age 16, is a foster child who went missing from Boardman, Ore. on Oct. 17, 2020. She is believed to be in danger.

The Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help in the effort to find her and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her. She is ... [More]