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25 Only a Smokescreen? Big Tobacco Stands Down as Colorado and Oregon Hike Cigarette Taxes
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:23 AM

Only a Smokescreen? Big Tobacco Stands Down as Colorado and Oregon Hike Cigarette Taxes
Big Tobacco did something unusual in Marlboro Country last fall: It stood aside while Colorado voters approved the state’s first tobacco tax hike in 16 years.

The industry, led by Altria Group ... [More]

26 Children’s Mental Health Crisis Festers In Oregon
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:20 AM

Children’s Mental Health Crisis Festers In Oregon
As Oregon grapples with the pandemic, a mental health crisis continues to rage in a state that has long had a shortage of options for parents who need for their children.

Oregonians who have ... [More]

27 Forecasters warn of 'very large and life-threatening surf conditions' on Oregon Coast
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:06 AM

Forecasters warn of 'very large and life-threatening surf conditions' on Oregon Coast
COOS BAY, Ore. - A High Surf Warning is in effect through Wednesday morning for the South Coast as the highest tides of the winter hit the Oregon Coast.

"Dangerously large breaking waves of 27 ... [More]

28 Oregon State Police preparing for potential protests at Capitol
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:03 AM

Oregon State Police preparing for potential protests at Capitol
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon State Police says troopers are monitoring potential protests at the Oregon Capitol ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration day next week in Washington, D.C.

On M ... [More]

29 Oregonians age 65+ and teachers can get vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Jan. 23, governor says
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:01 AM

Oregonians age 65+ and teachers can get vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Jan. 23, governor says
Under pressure from federal officials, Gov. Kate Brown announced Tuesday that she’ll allow all Oregonians 65 and older to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations starting Jan. 23 -- at least a month ear ... [More]
30 More Oregon counties now deemed ‘extreme risk’ of COVID-19 spread
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 12:58 AM

More Oregon counties now deemed ‘extreme risk’ of COVID-19 spread
Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday announced new coronavirus risk levels for counties across the state, shifting three additional counties on the coast and in eastern Oregon to the highest concern level. < ... [More]
31 I-84 Westbound expected to be open soon in eastern Oregon - UPDATE PHOTOS (Photo)
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 12:55 AM

I-84 Westbound expected to be open soon in eastern Oregon - UPDATE PHOTOS (Photo)
I-84 WESTBOUND freeway in eastern Oregon remains closed between Ontario and milepost 258, three miles west of La Grande. ODOT and hazardous materials crews are working to clean up spilled fuel from th ... [More]
32 Oregon reports 1,203 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 54 new deaths
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 12:53 AM

Oregon reports 1,203 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 54 new deaths
PORTLAND, Oregon — There are 54 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 1,667, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. The high number of deaths serv ... [More]
33 Heavy rains lead to combined sewer overflow to the Willamette River
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 11:12 PM

Heavy rains lead to combined sewer overflow to the Willamette River
onight’s heavy rains caused Portland’s combined sewer system to overflow to the Willamette River at several outfalls downstream of Willamette Park. The overflow began around 9:45 p.m. and is ongoing. ... [More]
34 Man Arrested After Shots Fired Through Apartment Walls
Sunday January 10, 2021, 7:17 PM

Man Arrested After Shots Fired Through Apartment Walls
PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect is facing numerous charges after firing a rifle inside a Buckman Neighborhood apartment, sending bullets into neighboring units and causing water damage from a sprinkler d ... [More]
35 Man Shot In The Back in the South Waterfront
Sunday January 10, 2021, 7:15 PM

Man Shot In The Back in the South Waterfront
PORTLAND, Oregon - Another shooting occurred on Sunday, January 10, 2021. Portland police arrived to a report of gunfire heard around the Ross Island Bridge. Officers then learned that a victim with ... [More]
36 Woman Shot in Foot in Portsmouth Neighborhood
Sunday January 10, 2021, 7:10 PM

Woman Shot in Foot in Portsmouth Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - A woman is recovering from a gunshot wound in the foot after shots erupted in the Portsmouth Neighborhood.

On Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 4:42a.m., police responded to a rep ... [More]

37 Oregon reports 1,225 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths
Sunday January 10, 2021, 7:02 PM

Oregon reports 1,225 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths
PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed 2 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,605 the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

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38 DA's Office to Continue Limited Operations After Sprinkler Head Ruptures at Courthouse
Sunday January 10, 2021, 6:58 PM

DA's Office to Continue Limited Operations After Sprinkler Head Ruptures at Courthouse
PORTLAND, Oregon – The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office continues to work with numerous stakeholders after a sprinkler head ruptured at the Multnomah County Central Courthouse.

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39 Woman Dies After Colliding With Freightliner box truck On Hwy 213
Sunday January 10, 2021, 4:49 AM

Woman Dies After Colliding With Freightliner box truck On Hwy 213
On Saturday, January 9, 2021 at approximately 8:15 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Hwy 213 near S. Union Hall Rd.

Preliminary investi ... [More]

40 Officer Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting
Sunday January 10, 2021, 4:47 AM

Officer Identified in Officer-Involved Shooting
Now that interviews with the Washington County Major Crimes Team have been conducted, we can identify our officer from Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting.

Ofc. Gabriel Maldonado, a 14-year ... [More]

41 Man charged with manslaughter in death of 17-year-old girl
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:24 AM

Man charged with manslaughter in death of 17-year-old girl
SALEM, Oregon - In following up to a fatal crash that occurred on August 7, 2020, Tristan Isaac Goodwin, age 19 of Newberg, has been arraigned at the Marion County Circuit Court Annex for manslaughter ... [More]
42 Two Portland Children Missing
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:18 AM

Two Portland Children Missing
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS), Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help find Noelle Johnson, age 7, and Addyson Gibson, age 12, siblings who went missing with their ... [More]
43 Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:08 AM

Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested
WOODBURN, Oregon - On Friday, January 8, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Woodburn Police Department (WPD) Detectives, along with help from U.S. Marshals and the Marion County SWAT team, were able to locat ... [More]
44 13 year old boy missing, police need your help
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:06 AM

13 year old boy missing, police need your help
The Vancouver Police Department is asking for assistance in locating Nash Harrison Lee Modin. Nash is a 13 year old, Caucasian male, 5'6, 120lbs, with brown hair, and blue eyes. Nash was last seen wea ... [More]
45 A Traffic Crash Leads to Felony Drug Arrest
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:01 AM

A Traffic Crash Leads to Felony Drug Arrest
On 01-08-21, around 5:45 pm., Milwaukie Police responded to a two-vehicle traffic crash at the intersection of SE Monroe Street and SE 37th Avenue. Police arrived and determined both drivers were unin ... [More]
46 Man Stabbed Several Times During Robbery
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:38 AM

Man Stabbed Several Times During Robbery
On Thursday, January 7, 2021, at 1:25 a.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a robbery near the 100 block of SW 138th Avenue in Beaverton, Oregon. When deputies arrived, they d ... [More]
47 2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Woodland
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:35 AM

2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Woodland
Clark-Cowlitz Fire & Rescue (CCFR) units were dispatched at 5:13 PM Thursday to a report of an apartment on fire at 1307 Goerig Street in Woodland. CCFR Engine 29 from the Woodland station arrived at ... [More]
48 COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee meets to discuss vaccine priorities
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:32 AM

COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee meets to discuss vaccine priorities
PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon’s COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee (VAC) met for the first time today to discuss how critical workers and population will be prioritized in the state’s vaccine rollout. < ... [More]