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Driver from Hit and Run Incident Identified
Wednesday January 27, 2021, 7:09 AM - (1)

The driver from the hit and run incident that occurred on January 25, 2021, in Southeast Portland has been identified as 64 year-old Paul Rivas of Oregon City. Rivas was lodged at the Multnomah County Detention Center for the crimes of Murder in the Second Degree, six counts of Assault in the Sec ... [More]

Oregon Republican Party calls Capitol riot a 'false flag' operation to discredit GOP, silence Trump supporters
Wednesday January 27, 2021, 7:05 AM - (2)

The Oregon Republican Party earlier this month approved and released a resolution calling the Jan. 6 Capitol riot by pro-Trump supporters a “false flag” operation and condemning Republicans who voted to impeach now-former President Trump over his role in the assault. The resolution claims without ... [More]

Reward Offered in Southeast Portland Double Homicide Investigation
Tuesday January 26, 2021, 5:41 AM - (3)

The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve a double homicide that occurred in Southeast Portland. On January 17, 2021, at approximately 3:38 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of a shooting in the 14300 bl ... [More]

Hit and Run with Multiple Victims, One Fatality
Tuesday January 26, 2021, 5:30 AM - (4)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On January 25, 2020, at about 1:02 p.m., Portland Police began receiving calls about a vehicle that struck pedestrians and vehicles along several blocks west from Southeast 33rd Avenue and Stark Street down to Southeast 13th Avenue. There are crime scenes along several blocks. ... [More]

Driver Critically Injured in Collision with Tree
Tuesday January 26, 2021, 5:28 AM - (5)

On January 25 at 6:20 pm, CCSO Deputies were called to the 2600 block of NE Minnehaha Street for the report of a collision involving a vehicle and a tree. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attended to a male driver and lone occupant of the involved 1993 Honda Civic that had collided with a large cedar tr ... [More]

UPDATE: Double Homicide - Victims Identified (Photo)
Saturday January 23, 2021, 5:13 AM - (6)

The homicide victims in the January 17, 2021 shooting have been identified as 31-year-old Frank Gouland and 28-year-old Adam Kekoa Adams. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Officer determined both Mr. Gouland and Mr. Adams died from gunshot wounds and ruled their deaths a homicide. Their familie ... [More]

Arson investigation In Newport
Saturday January 23, 2021, 5:10 AM - (7)

On Thursday, January 21st, 2021 at 6:39 pm, the Newport Fire Department responded to a smoke alarm at the First Presbyterian Church in Newport at 227 NE 12th Street, First Presbyterian Church, Newport. When firefighters arrived, they found an active fire on the exterior of the building. The fire ... [More]

22 new deaths and 877 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon
Saturday January 23, 2021, 5:08 AM - (8)

PORTLAND, Oregon — There are 22 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,865, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

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Suspect identified from gun incident at 2925 NE Aloclek Dr. Hillsboro
Saturday January 23, 2021, 5:04 AM - (9)

he suspect involved in the gun incident on 1-22-21 at 9:32am this morning in Hillsboro, OR at 2925 NE Aloclek Dr. (OEG)Hillsboro, OR has been identified as Jolley, Adam Nathaniel / DOB-7-18-81. Adam was lodged in the Washington County Jail with charges for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing, Disor ... [More]

I-405 closed in both directions near new bike/ped bridge site
Saturday January 23, 2021, 5:03 AM - (10)

Interstate 405 is now closed in both directions near the site of the weekend installation of the City of Portland's new Flanders Crossing pedestrian and bicycle bridge. The new Flanders Crossing will connect Northwest Portland with the Pearl District and the central city over I-405. During the ... [More]

Successful Rescue at Gorton Creek
Saturday January 23, 2021, 5:02 AM - (11)

Cascade Locks, Ore. – Searchers with the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, along with air assets from the Coast Guard, have rescued an injured 43-year-old male from the Gorton Creek Trail near Wyeth. The injured hiker was transported to a Portland area hospital and is reported to be stable. On ... [More]

Oregon parents accused of starving children
Thursday January 21, 2021, 1:46 AM - (12)

Prosecutors in Multnomah County, Oregon, have accused two people of starving and malnourishing their two children over a nearly two-year period. Mena Kamel, 33, and Marina Zaki, 28, were arrested following an investigation that started when police and medics were called last June to a home after ... [More]

Members of Oregon delegation excited for Biden Administration
Thursday January 21, 2021, 1:43 AM - (13)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Members of Oregon's congressional delegation said Wednesday President Joe Biden will deliver on the important issues facing Oregonians when it comes to climate change, COVID-19 and the country's infrastructure. "We have inaugurated a man of integrity, a man of compassion, a man w ... [More]

Oregon Cannabis Commission's Zoom meeting Jan. 27
Thursday January 21, 2021, 1:39 AM - (14)

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Eight People Arrested Following Damage of Private Property in Southeast Portland
Thursday January 21, 2021, 1:37 AM - (15)

On January 20, 2021, Portland Police Officers went to the area of southeast Portland in the area near Southeast Stark Street and Southeast 14th Avenue. Recently, a group has been advertising a gathering at Revolution Hall which discouraged live streaming or "peace police." Similar rhetoric on fliers ... [More]

Newly Minted K9 Ghost Gets First Capture
Thursday January 21, 2021, 1:25 AM - (16)

On December 30th, 2020 K9 Handler Deputy Zach Akin and K9 Ghost completed six weeks of training. During this time, they trained on Handler Protection, Tracking, Suspect Apprehension and Evidence Collection. This training also enhanced the important bond and trust between both Deputy Akin and Ghost. ... [More]

Kieran Ramsey Named Special Agent in Charge of the FBI's Portland Field Office
Tuesday January 19, 2021, 9:16 AM - (17)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Director Christopher Wray has named Kieran Ramsey as the special agent in charge of the Portland Field Office. Most recently, Mr. Ramsey served as the director of the FBI Hostage Recovery Fusion Cell in the Counterterrorism Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Mr. R ... [More]

Two Rivers Correctional Institution reports in-custody death
Tuesday January 19, 2021, 9:16 AM - (18)

An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody (AIC) died January 18, 2021. He was incarcerated at Two Rivers Correctional Institution and passed away at a local hospital. He tested positive for COVID-19 and was between 55 and 65 years old. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State ... [More]

Oregon City Man Arrested After Report of Groping Woman Inside Store
Friday January 15, 2021, 8:15 PM - (19)

OREGON CITY, Oregon - On January 14, 2021 just before noon, Oregon City Police received a 911 call from a woman reporting being sexually assaulted while standing in the checkout line at the Dollar Tree store. The suspect was immediately confronted by the woman and fled the store on foot. Officers ... [More]

Home-invasion heist of pistols, rifles at Clackamas apartment complex
Friday January 15, 2021, 8:10 PM - (20)

Last week, deputies and K9 Coda busted an armed robbery in which three suspects stole several pistols and rifles from a Clackamas apartment. All stolen weapons were recovered.

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Hospitals Support Gov. Brown's Decision to Delay Vaccine Eligibility Expansion
Friday January 15, 2021, 8:06 PM - (21)

Following Governor Brown’s decision to postpone the expansion of the group eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to include educators and those aged 65 and over, OAHHS President and CEO Becky Hultberg issued the following statement: “When the federal government announced this week that the ful ... [More]

Home Damaged by Fire in Cornelius
Friday January 15, 2021, 8:01 PM - (22)

FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On Friday afternoon, Cornelius Firefighters were sent to a residential fire in the 1200 block of N Barlow Street. But firefighters were already aware of the fire before being alerted by dispatchers, this is because the fire station is located directly across from the incident ... [More]

Grand Jury Returns a Not True Bill in Murder Investigation
Friday January 15, 2021, 7:58 PM - (23)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Three months after a 22-year-old man was shot to death in Southeast Portland, a suspect was arrested for the crime. Dario Papa-Vicente was facing a 2nd-degree murder charge in the death of Noah Terry on October 24, Portland police said in a release. Today, Multnomah County ... [More]

Oregon has first case of U.K. variant of COVID-19
Friday January 15, 2021, 7:52 PM - (24)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Oregon Health Authority has been notified today that a person in Oregon, identified as a Multnomah County resident, has tested positive with the variant COVID-19 virus strain originally detected in the United Kingdom. This is the first identification in Oregon of the United Kin ... [More]

Heavy rains lead to combined sewer overflow to the Willamette River
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 11:12 PM - (25)

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. During an overflow and for 48 hours afterwards, the public is advised to avoid contact with the ... [More]

Only a Smokescreen? Big Tobacco Stands Down as Colorado and Oregon Hike Cigarette Taxes
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:23 AM - (26)

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, one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, has spent exorbitantly in the past to kill similar state ... [More]

Children’s Mental Health Crisis Festers In Oregon
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:20 AM - (27)

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 witnessed firsthand the inadequacies of the system shared their stories on Tuesday at an event organized ... [More]

Forecasters warn of 'very large and life-threatening surf conditions' on Oregon Coast
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:06 AM - (28)

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 to 33 feet are expected," the National Weather Service in Medford said. "Beaches and coastlines will bec ... [More]

Oregon State Police preparing for potential protests at Capitol
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:03 AM - (29)

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 Monday, the FBI said there is a potential for armed protests at state capitols across all 50 states leadin ... [More]

Oregonians age 65+ and teachers can get vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Jan. 23, governor says
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 1:01 AM - (30)

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 earlier than expected. On her own accord, Brown also said she would allow childcare, preschool and K ... [More]

More Oregon counties now deemed ‘extreme risk’ of COVID-19 spread
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 12:58 AM - (31)

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. Twenty-six of Oregon’s 36 counties are now classified as an “extreme risk” to COVID-19 spread, the hi ... [More]

I-84 Westbound expected to be open soon in eastern Oregon - UPDATE PHOTOS (Photo)
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 12:55 AM - (32)

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 the roadway and shoulder, and move the damaged truck and trailer off the roadway. The route is expecte ... [More]

Oregon reports 1,203 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 54 new deaths
Wednesday January 13, 2021, 12:53 AM - (33)

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 serves as a reminder that the pandemic continues to pose a threat to our friends, neighbors, co-workers ... [More]

Man Arrested After Shots Fired Through Apartment Walls
Sunday January 10, 2021, 7:17 PM - (34)

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 destroyed by gunfire. On Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 5:39a.m., Central Precinct officers were disp ... [More]

Man Shot In The Back in the South Waterfront
Sunday January 10, 2021, 7:15 PM - (35)

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 a gunshot wound walked into a hotel in the 1400 block of Southwest Naito Parkway. Officers responded ... [More]

Woman Shot in Foot in Portsmouth Neighborhood
Sunday January 10, 2021, 7:10 PM - (36)

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 report that someone was shooting in the 9300 block of North Wall Avenue. Police discovered that a 65-year-ol ... [More]

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

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

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

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 investigation revealed a Toyota Tacoma, operated by Elina Inget (66) of Eagle Point, was northbound when it lost ... [More]

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

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 veteran of the Tigard Police Department, is the officer who fired his weapon (DPSST #47256). He was immed ... [More]

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

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 in the second degree, assault in the third degree and reckless driving. Goodwin turned himself in t ... [More]

Two Portland Children Missing
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:18 AM - (42)

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 caregivers Kashia Vann (mother to both children) and Gary Johnson (father to Noelle) from Portland ... [More]

Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:08 AM - (43)

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 locate and take into custody an attempted murder suspect. Aldo Vasquez Lozano, (photo included) a 21-year ... [More]

13 year old boy missing, police need your help
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:06 AM - (44)

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 wearing blue jeans, a gray Marvel superhero t-shirt with blue sleeves, black shoes, and a navy blue hoo ... [More]

A Traffic Crash Leads to Felony Drug Arrest
Saturday January 9, 2021, 4:01 AM - (45)

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 uninjured, and both were cooperating with the initial investigation. At one point during the investig ... [More]

Man Stabbed Several Times During Robbery
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:38 AM - (46)

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 discovered the victim had been stabbed several times in the upper body and face by an unknown male. ... [More]

2-Alarm Apartment Fire in Woodland
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:35 AM - (47)

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 5:17 PM to find a one-story 6-plex building with one apartment fully engulfed in flames. The strong ... [More]

UPDATE to officer-involved shooting
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:33 AM - (48)

igard Police Department can confirm that Tigard Police Officers responded to a reported domestic disturbance at an apartment complex near the intersection of SW Hall Blvd. and SW Bonita Rd. at approximately 4:04 p.m. Upon further investigation, Tigard Police Officers attempted to arrest the suspect ... [More]

COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee meets to discuss vaccine priorities
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:32 AM - (49)

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. The VAC will co-create a vaccine sequencing plan focused on health equity to ensure the state’s vacci ... [More]

Woman Dies in Seaside Two-Alarm Fire
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:29 AM - (50)

SEASIDE, Oregon. – January 1, 2021 – At approximately 4:57 p.m. on Friday, January 1, Seaside Dispatch received a report of a structure fire at 741 7th Avenue in Seaside. Seaside Fire & Rescue responded to the property where a two-story home was fully engulfed in flames. The blaze quickly escalated ... [More]

Multiple Rounds Fired in Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood
Friday January 8, 2021, 4:29 AM - (51)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On January 3, 2021, at 5:29 p.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to a shots fired call in the 3000 block of Southeast 136th Avenue. When officers arrived they found over 50 rounds had been fired. Officers also found two apartments and seven vehicles had been struck by g ... [More]

Message From Clackamas County Sheriff Roberts Reflecting on Four Decades of Service
Friday January 1, 2021, 8:43 AM - (52)

As this turbulent year draws to a close, so does my four-decade career in law enforcement, including 16 years as your Clackamas County Sheriff. As I leave office, handing the reins to incoming Sheriff Angie Brandenburg — your 33rd sheriff since William Livingston Holmes first took up the post in ... [More]

Fatal Crash Involving Car and Pedestrian on Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood Street
Friday January 1, 2021, 8:39 AM - (53)

A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car in the Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood. On Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 7:36p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash at Southeast 122nd Avenue and Southeast Tibbetts Street. When officers and paramedics arrived, the ... [More]

Shooting in North Portland with Two Victims
Friday January 1, 2021, 8:38 AM - (54)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Two victims were shot in North Portland Thursday evening. On Thursday, December 31, 2020 at 10:29p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone shot at Northeast Alberta Street and Northeast Mallory Avenue. Officers arrived and located two people injured. ... [More]

Molotov Cocktails and Other Objects Thrown during demonstration in Downtown Portland
Friday January 1, 2021, 8:36 AM - (55)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On New Years Eve, at about 7:45p.m., Portland police became aware of a gathering in the area of Southwest 3rd Avenue and Southwest Main Street. As the crowd grew to an estimated 80-100 people, some individuals in the crowd began to engage in violence. At least two Molotov cocktail ... [More]

1 person dead, another Seriously Hurt at Southeast Division Street
Friday January 1, 2021, 8:23 AM - (56)

A vehicle occupant died on the scene of a crash Friday morning, and another is in the hospital with life threatening injuries. On Friday, January 1, 2021 at 7:16a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a crash at Southeast Division Street and Southeast 112th Avenue. When officers arrived w ... [More]

20-year-old girl shot to death over appointment time at A Vancouver clinic
Tuesday December 29, 2020, 2:36 AM - (57)

VANCOUVER, Washington — On Tuesday afternoon a Vancouver man killed a young woman at a PeaceHealth medical building after he had earlier confronted another employee over an appointment time. He took her young life and all that she would ever know, apparently in an instant of anger and misplaced retr ... [More]

Woman Burglary Suspect Dies After Pulling Gun On Officers
Tuesday December 29, 2020, 12:27 AM - (58)

On December 28,2020, at about 1:40pm, deputies and officers from several Clatsop County law enforcement agencies responded to a burglary in progress of an occupied dwelling in the 33000 block of Oregon Ln. in the Sunset Beach area. A 911 caller reported an unknown female walked into his unlocked re ... [More]

Man serving 50-years for HIV sex assaults dies at Oregon State Penitentiary
Tuesday December 29, 2020, 12:21 AM - (59)

A man convicted of sexually abusing multiple people while he knew he was infected with HIV died at the Oregon State Penitentiary. The state Department of Corrections said Monday that 59-year-old Andrew Lee Boyer died Sunday. His earliest release date was August 2048. He was convicted in 1998 i ... [More]

3 Grants Pass women arrested in assault that sent 19-year-old girl to hospital
Monday December 28, 2020, 10:34 PM - (60)

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety (GPDPS) has announced that it has arrested 3 women on charges relating to the assault of a 19-year-old girl who is hospitalized with a serious head injury as a result. The incident took place Sunday, Nov 15 at about 6:55 am. GPDPS re ... [More]

Oregon's health workers and public both facing fatigue, but there's now an end in sight
Monday December 28, 2020, 10:29 PM - (61)

When public health officials asked Oregonians to buckle down to slow COVID-19 spread in March, people largely listened, holding onto the hope it would mean a return to "normal" life in just a few weeks. But it's been 10 months of foregoing normal as the virus continues to spread. Some people ... [More]

S. Oregon Coast Surf, Freeze Watches; New Year's High Surf for Oregon, Washington
Monday December 28, 2020, 10:26 PM - (62)

(Oregon Coast) – A wild ride may be in store for the Oregon and Washington coast on New Year's Eve while the south Oregon coast is under threat of sneaker waves on Tuesday along with a freeze watch. (Photo of Pacific City in a storm courtesy Pilar French). The National Weather Service (NWS) issue ... [More]

Mink Caught Outside Oregon Farm Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Monday December 28, 2020, 10:23 PM - (63)

PORTLAND, OREGON - The Department of Agriculture for the U.S. state of Oregon said among animals captured during wildlife surveillance near a mink farm that recently had a coronavirus outbreak, a mink believed to have recently escaped confinement tested positive for low levels of the virus known to ... [More]

Man Arrested for Random Attacks with Baseball Bat
Monday December 28, 2020, 10:18 PM - (64)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On December 22nd 2020, at approximately 10:36 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 1100 block of Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard on reports of an individual who had been struck in the head with a baseball bat. Officers arrived on scene and learned a victim ... [More]

Two People Shot and Two Other Shootings
Monday December 28, 2020, 10:14 PM - (65)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police responded to two walk-in gunshot wounds and two different shooting scenes in Portland last night. The first incident occurred on December 26, 2020, at 8:37 p.m., when officers from the East Precinct responded to the area of Northeast 82nd Ave and Northeast Glisa ... [More]

7 new more deaths in Oregon and 908 new confirmed COVID-19 cases,
Saturday December 26, 2020, 5:56 AM - (66)

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Police officer involved shooting in Southeast Portland last night
Saturday December 26, 2020, 5:53 AM - (67)

PORTLAND, Oregon - It was on Christmas Eve at about 8:51 p.m., when Portland Police responded to a call regarding a stolen vehicle. The vehicle had been described in the call as a 1988, white, Chevrolet pickup. Officers found the vehicle in 3900 Block of Southeast Powell Boulevard, in a gas station ... [More]

Report on gas service and assistance in Hood River
Saturday December 26, 2020, 5:50 AM - (68)

This Christmas morning, NW Natural continues to turn on meters and relight equipment for customers without service in Hood River and Odell. We expect to reach every customer by the end of the evening. Some customers will have to be revisited a second or third time over the weekend if they are not ho ... [More]

Grand Jury Rules Use of Deadly Force Justified
Wednesday December 23, 2020, 10:24 PM - (69)

Today a Marion County Grand Jury unanimously found that Oregon State Police Troopers Caleb Yoder, Michael Iacob, Joseph Sousa and Linn County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Rathelegurche were justified in their use of deadly physical force on Brad Tyler Masters, 27, on December 8, 2020.

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Landslide At Fall Creek Road, South Lincoln County from Highway 34
Tuesday December 22, 2020, 9:59 PM - (70)

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a landslide via Willamette Valley Communications Center Sunday evening, December 20, 2020. The area involved was already known to Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Lincoln County Public Works Department as a potential slide vulnerability. Several ... [More]

35 more people die in Oregon from COVID-19 and 1,282 new confirmed cases
Tuesday December 22, 2020, 9:45 PM - (71)

PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed 35 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 1,382, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

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16-Year-Old Girl Missing
Tuesday December 22, 2020, 6:35 AM - (72)

Gresham, Ore. – Gresham Police is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a runaway 16-year-old girl. Kiah Bennett was last seen today around 5:20 p.m. in the 600 block of NE 3rd St. She has long dark hair, brown eyes, is approximately 5-feet-6-inches tall and weighs 85 pounds. She was las ... [More]

24-year-old Dies In Fiery Head-on Crash
Sunday December 20, 2020, 10:56 PM - (73)

On Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 1:50 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a head-on crash at SW Farmington Rd. and SW Riggs Rd. A 2013 Subaru Impreza was on fire after it crossed the center line and crashed head-on into a 2019 Dodge Caravan. The woman driving the van ... [More]

1st Alarm motorhome Fire Near Lebanon
Sunday December 20, 2020, 10:48 PM - (74)

LEBANON, Oregon - Lebanon Fire District crews responded to a reported car fire in the Rife’s Home Furniture parking lot just after shift change this morning, initial reports from 911 center stated that a motorhome was on fire. Before arrival of the Incident Commander a second Engine was dispatched t ... [More]

Oregon reports 1,542 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 36 new deaths
Sunday December 20, 2020, 10:28 PM - (75)

The number of hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across Oregon is 536, which is three fewer than yesterday. There are 104 COVID-19 patients in intensive care unit (ICU) beds, which is seven fewer than yesterday. The total number of patients in hospital beds may fluctuate between report times. ... [More]

Portlanders Celebrate the Season of Giving Back by Cleaning Up Downtown
Saturday December 19, 2020, 6:38 AM - (76)

PORTLAND, Oregon - December 18, 2020 - SOLVE, Portland Business Alliance, and Portland Lodging Alliance with the support of Ethos Commercial Advisors held their last Downtown Volunteer Litter Cleanup Day of 2020 today. More than 226 volunteers attended the event, and many brought warm clothing to do ... [More]

Oregon receives scheduled supply of 35,100 COVID-19 vaccine doses for current week
Saturday December 19, 2020, 6:36 AM - (77)

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Cooking fire causes Major damage
Saturday December 19, 2020, 6:33 AM - (78)

At 1:46 pm today, a resident at a home in the 1900-block of SE Alder Street in Hillsboro called 911 reporting that a fire started in the kitchen and was spreading quickly out of control. Reports of heavy grey smoke were billowing out from the home. Three adults and one child living in the home escap ... [More]

Custodial Interference Suspect Tracked Down Using GPS Ankle Bracelet
Saturday December 19, 2020, 6:31 AM - (79)

On December 18, 2020, just before 12:30 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a custodial interference call in the 21000 block of NW Rock Creek Blvd. in the community of Rock Creek. 37-year-old Stephen L. Johnston, of North Plains, was with two children during a DHS-super ... [More]

Stay alert and stay safe; be prepared for potential debris flow this weekend
Saturday December 19, 2020, 5:13 AM - (80)

Dec 18, 2020 - Heavy rain is forecasted this weekend across the Northern Oregon Cascades and the Greater Portland Metropolitan Area, which may result in river flooding, flooding in small streams and urban areas, and debris flows across burned areas in the Cascades.  This encompasses areas burned ear ... [More]

First COVID-19 vaccine administered at Salem Hospital. Safety measures remain critical
Friday December 18, 2020, 9:13 AM - (81)

SALEM, Oregon - Thursday morning, Salem Hospital received its first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19. Upon arrival, hospital staff moved the 975 doses into an on-site freezer. Other staff members began setting up the first vaccination clinic, putting in motion plans laid out, practiced and r ... [More]

One Person Shot Dead in Eliot Neighborhood
Friday December 18, 2020, 9:11 AM - (82)

n December 17, 2020 at about 6:54 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting near North Vancouver Avenue and North Stanton Street. After arrival it was determined that a person at the scene was deceased. Cause and manner of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medic ... [More]

New campaign offers rally cry for all of us to be Here for Portland
Friday December 18, 2020, 9:10 AM - (83)

PORTLAND, Oregon - "Here for Portland" is a new city-wide awareness campaign launching this week that encourages everyone to put your money where your heart is and support local businesses this holiday season and through the winter months. In collaboration with the creative teams at North, Trave ... [More]

Governor Kate Brown calls special legislative session to consider COVID-19, wildfire aid
Wednesday December 16, 2020, 10:42 PM - (84)

SALEM, Oregon - On Tuesday, Governor Kate Brown called lawmakers for a special legislative session to consider COVID-19 and wildfire aid for residents in the state. Governor Brown requested the special session meet for one day next Monday at 8 a.m. to discuss any policies and $800 million in reli ... [More]

Portland Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns
Wednesday December 16, 2020, 10:37 PM - (85)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A Portland, Oregon, tax return preparer pleaded guilty today to preparing and filing false and fraudulent tax returns for clients and for herself, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Elizabeth Munoz, 37, pleaded guilty to 13 counts of preparing and filing false income ta ... [More]

Waldport Man arrested on Burglary Charges
Wednesday December 16, 2020, 10:32 PM - (86)

WALDPORT, Oregon - The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a report of multiple burglaries that occurred at a residence located at 1680 S. Crestline Drive, Waldport, Oregon. The burglaries were reported to have occurred between the dates of November 24 and December 5, 2020. Investigation reveal ... [More]

Another Shooting In Cully Neighborhood
Wednesday December 16, 2020, 10:30 PM - (87)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On December 15, 2020, at about 7:59 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a shooting in the 4500 block of Northeast Cully Blvd. There were no reported victims but vehicles were struck by gunfire. No arrests have been made and there is currently no suspect information. ... [More]

Suspects Attempts to Swim The Columbia in Attempt to Elude Officers
Monday December 14, 2020, 1:37 AM - (88)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On December 12, 2020, at 10:40 p.m., an officer from the North Precinct was in the area of Northeast Cornfoot Road and Northeast Alderwood Road when he observed a green 1997 Subaru Legacy parked in a westbound lane facing eastbound. The officer ran the plate and learned the vehicl ... [More]

Driver Arrested For Crash That Killed Two People
Monday December 14, 2020, 1:31 AM - (89)

On Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 10:42p.m., East Precinct officers were called to a report of a traffic crash on Northeast Halsey Street west of Northeast 162nd Avenue. When officers arrived, they located two vehicles wrecked. Paramedics responded and determined that two patients were deceased. Two ... [More]

Explosions heard at Cascades Gateway Park
Monday December 14, 2020, 1:28 AM - (90)

The fire at Cascades Gateway Park has been extinguished, and the entrance to the park is now open. There was no one identified with injuries from the initial explosion or fire. The cause of the explosion and associated fire is unknown at this time. Police and Fire Department personnel are clear from ... [More]

Fire at Salem Housing Authority Property Displaces 14 Low-Income Seniors
Monday December 14, 2020, 1:25 AM - (91)

Salem, Ore. — Robert Lindsey Tower, Salem Housing Authority’s low-income senior independent living community at 370 Church Street SE, caught fire this afternoon. The fire has displaced 14 residents, with one resident in care of Salem Hospital. Salem Fire was on scene within minutes of the 1:54 p ... [More]

Woodlawn Neighborhood Shooting Victim in Critical Condition
Monday December 14, 2020, 1:21 AM - (92)

The victim in yesterday's shooting is in critical condition in an area hospital.
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Deputies Investigate Shooting in City of Jefferson
Monday December 14, 2020, 1:17 AM - (93)

Just before 2:30 pm on December 12, 2020, deputies were called to a shooting in front of a home in the 600 block of Union St in Jefferson. A City of Jefferson contract deputy was the first to arrive in the area and detained the involved female, Alicia Torres, who was actively being confronted by ne ... [More]

16 new deaths In Oregon
Saturday December 12, 2020, 7:30 AM - (94)

There were 1,610 new cases of COVID-19, and 16 new deaths on Friday. That brings the total to 91,421 cases and 1,138 deaths in Oregon. Marion County reported 175 new cases. Polk County reported 25. Counties with the largest numbers of new cases included Multnomah, with 289, Washington, ... [More]

Oregon Food Bank Statement on $2.9M State Investment in Emergency Food Assistance
Saturday December 12, 2020, 6:54 AM - (95)

PORTLAND, OR — The Oregon Legislature’s Emergency Board today approved a $2.9 million investment in emergency food assistance through the Oregon Food Bank Network — a critical allocation at a time when nearly 1 in 5 state residents face hunger. The measure will increase the amount of nutritious food ... [More]

Deputies Want Help From Public from Friday Afternoon\'s Motorcycle Crash
Wednesday December 9, 2020, 3:51 AM - (96)

On Friday, December 4, 2020, at 4:35 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a crash near the intersection of SW 198th Avenue and SW Blanton Street. The collision involved a black Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a black Dodge Charger. The female motorcycle passenger was severel ... [More]

Homicide Investigation Waldport, Oregon
Wednesday December 9, 2020, 3:48 AM - (97)

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reports they are continuing the homicide investigation that began on the morning of December 6, 2020 involving victim, Mark Campbell. The crime scene has been processed by the Oregon State Police - Crime Scene unit. Evidence collected at the scene has been collect ... [More]

US Marshal Fugitive Task Force involved shooting under investigation
Wednesday December 9, 2020, 3:46 AM - (98)

This is a corrected release from the Portland Police Department. On December 8, 2020, at about 3:30 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a shooting involving the US Marshal's Fugitive Task Force in the 7500 block of North Newell Avenue. The task force was looking for a wanted fugiti ... [More]

Linn County Deputy and Oregon State Police involved in Fatal Shooting Outside Gates
Wednesday December 9, 2020, 3:36 AM - (99)

Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon states on December 8 at approximately, 11:45 p.m., a Linn County Deputy and at least one Oregon State Police Trooper were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting near mile post 38 on Highway 22, outside the city of Gates. The deputy and troopers were not injured in the ... [More]

16 People Temporarily Trapped in Rockslide Near Netarts Oregon
Tuesday December 8, 2020, 1:59 AM - (100)

OCEANSIDE, Oregon - On Saturday, a huge rockslide make tourists and locals alike to run up the side of a large hill to safety before rescuers helped others as the ocean tide cut off a path to safety. The rockslide cut off an entrance to a tunnel for pedestrians leading through Maxwell Mountain ... [More]

Advocates Didn’t Obtain Beer and Wine Tax, but Gov. Kate Brown’s Budget Proposes Tax Increase on Hard Liquor
Tuesday December 8, 2020, 1:38 AM - (101)

Lost in the flap over Gov. Kate Brown's decision last week not to push for an increase in beer and wine taxes is the fact that Brown is proposing a small increase—25 cents a bottle—in the price of hard liquor, on which the Oregon Liquor Control Commission holds a monopoly. Oregon Recovers, the no ... [More]

Shark bites surfer off Oregon Coast in rare but scary attack
Tuesday December 8, 2020, 1:36 AM - (102)

Quick thinking by an off-duty lifeguard helped a man attacked by a shark near Seaside on Sunday afternoon. The adult man was in the water at Seaside Cove when he was bitten in the lower leg. Seaside spokesman Jon Rahl said bystanders pulled him out. An off-duty lifeguard used a surfboard leash — ... [More]

Oregon State Hosts National Hemp Symposium
Tuesday December 8, 2020, 1:33 AM - (103)

On February 9 and 10, the first National Hemp Symposium will be held. It will be in the form of a virtual conference, but it will be very much an Oregon State University event, being co-hosted by OSU’s Global Hemp Innovation Center and the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources of the National A ... [More]

The Oregon Nurse Who Bragged On TikTok About Breaking COVID-19 Restrictions Is No Longer Employed At Her Hospital
Tuesday December 8, 2020, 12:41 AM - (104)

An Oregon nurse who went viral after posting a TikTok suggesting she was flouting COVID-19 restrictions is no longer employed with Salem Health, a hospital spokesperson told BuzzFeed News on Monday. Ashley Grames, an oncology nurse at the hospital, had been placed on administrative leave on Nov. ... [More]

Oregon has 12 new deaths and 1,331 new confirmed COVID-19 cases
Tuesday December 8, 2020, 12:30 AM - (105)

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Kelso Fire at an abandoned structure used by transients
Tuesday December 8, 2020, 12:23 AM - (106)

West Kelso- Around 9pm last night fire fighters were sent to a fire at 304 Catlin ST to find smoke coming from a boarded residential structure. Witnesses reported to firefighters that the structure had been used extensively by transients and that persons were seen entering the structure all day. Wit ... [More]

Theft Suspect Nabbed After His Car Battery Died
Saturday December 5, 2020, 11:38 PM - (107)

A getaway car with a dead battery helped deputies arrest two thieves on a variety of charges after a failed heist at the Clackamas Promenade Kohl's department store.

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Suspect Arrested After Shooting in Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood
Saturday December 5, 2020, 11:34 PM - (108)

On December 3, 2020, at approximately 7:34 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 12800 block of Southeast Ramona Street on reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and learned a victim had been shot at by a suspect who had exited a white van. The victim was uninjured. A descriptio ... [More]

Bicycle Driver Killed in Vehicle When Colliding With Car in East Columbia Neighborhood
Saturday December 5, 2020, 11:32 PM - (109)

The Portland Police Major Crash Team (MCT) is investigating a fatal crash involving a car and a bicycle in the East Columbia Neighborhood. On Friday at 4:44p.m., a patrol officer came upon a car vs. bicycle crash on North Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and North Union Court. The seriousness ... [More]

Man arrested for allegedly exposing himself to 10-year-old girl
Saturday December 5, 2020, 8:52 PM - (110)

On Friday, December 4, 2020, at 6:36 p.m, Hillsboro Police Department officers responded to the Dollar Tree store at 2165 SE Tualatin Valley Highway in Hillsboro, Oregon, to a report of an adult man exposing himself to a 10-year-old girl. The man, later identified as 32-year-old Brady Overacre of ... [More]

Woman Climber falls into hole and injures Shoulder In 15 Foot Fall On Mt. Hood
Saturday December 5, 2020, 8:39 PM - (111)

MOUNT HOOD, Oregon - On Friday afternoon at about Search & Rescue learned of a climbing accident on Mt. Hood. 32-year-old Caroline Sundbaum of Portland had fallen into a fumarole in the Devil's Kitchen area, located around 11,200-foot elevation on Mt. Hood. A fumarole is an opening that emits ... [More]

Bend Resident Sentenced for Conspiracy to Manufacture and Distribute Marijuana
Thursday December 3, 2020, 9:20 PM - (112)

EUGENE, Oregon - A 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. Sean Paul Wyrsch, 32 years old, was sentenced to 3 years in federal prison and 3 ... [More]

Woodland's bands perform their concerts virtually
Thursday December 3, 2020, 9:17 PM - (113)

WOODLAND, Washington - Woodland Public Schools’ middle and high school bands performed their fall festival band concerts while respecting all COVID-19 prevention rules, however, the students voted to take an approach far different from other school districts’ typical virtual band concerts.

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Memorial Announcement Firefighter/EMT Alan D. Basso
Thursday December 3, 2020, 8:04 PM - (114)

On the morning of Friday, November 27, 2020, Cowlitz Fire District #5 Firefighter/EMT Alan Basso responded to his last alarm, dispatched at 0848hrs. Later in the day he was driving in the downtown area of Kalama when his vehicle collided with several parked vehicles. He was unconscious and not breat ... [More]

Victim of Shooting Death Identified
Tuesday December 1, 2020, 6:19 PM - (115)

The victim of the shooting in the Hazelwood neighborhood has been identified as 35 year-old Ian Alexander Phillips. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined the death to be a homicide by gunshot. Mr. Phillips' family has been notified and provided the photo of him. If anyone has any inform ... [More]

Fire Sprinklers Quickly Extinguished an Apartment Fire in Woodland
Saturday November 28, 2020, 11:36 PM - (116)

The team at Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue, along with some Woodland residents, we were very thankful for fire sprinklers early this morning. Just after midnight on Thanksgiving morning, a fire broke out in this occupied apartment building in the 1300 Block of Glenwood Street in Woodland, WA. The fir ... [More]

Oregon reports 826 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths
Saturday November 28, 2020, 11:34 PM - (117)

ORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 885, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 826 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total ... [More]

Union Gospel Mission Portland Reports Covid-19 Cases
Saturday November 28, 2020, 11:32 PM - (118)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, November 26th (Thanksgiving Day) UGM learned that a few of their staff and residents in the men’s LifeChange recovery program in old town tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms. LifeChange is a long-term residential community for homeless, addicted ... [More]

Noah Wilson sentenced to prison for attacking Portland Police officer
Saturday November 28, 2020, 11:29 PM - (119)

PORTLAND, Oregon – Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 43-year-old Noah Wilson received a 60 month prison sentence after being convicted of attacking an officer assigned to the Portland Police Bureau’s Sex Offender Registration Detail. The Multnomah County Distri ... [More]

Portland Police investigate shooting near NW Glisan & Broadway
Saturday November 28, 2020, 11:28 PM - (120)

On November 27, 2020, at about 2:30 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a shooting in the area of Northwest Glisan Street and Northwest Broadway. Police arrived to find that a person had been shot. The shooting victim was transported to an area hospital. Additional information wil ... [More]

Oregon doctor travels to Texas to treat COVID-19 patients during Thanksgiving
Thursday November 26, 2020, 11:38 PM - (121)

This Thanksgiving, The Oregon Clinic’s Dr. Jason Wells won’t be with his wife and family. Instead, the Pulmonologist and Critical Care Provider will spend Thanksgiving day treating COVID-19 patients in Lubbock, Texas, where hospital staff have been inundated with patients and requested help. [VIDEO ... [More]

Oregon reports 1,189 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 20 new deaths
Thursday November 26, 2020, 11:35 PM - (122)

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed 20 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 867, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 1,189 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to ... [More]

Ridgefield High School Producing play, 'It's A Wonderrful Life'
Thursday November 26, 2020, 11:34 PM - (123)

RIDGEFIELD, Washington – “The show must go on!” has been a saying in theater for many years, and drama students at Ridgefield High School are proving the statement is true. They’re taking their next theater production completely online with a plan to livestream It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio ... [More]

Several Deadly Crashes in November
Thursday November 26, 2020, 11:27 PM - (124)

November 2020 has been a particularly dangerous month for drivers in Washington County. Since the beginning of the month, deputies have responded to six fatal crashes. The latest incident happened this morning around 8:20 a.m. near NW Main Street & NW Cottage Street in the City of North Plains. T ... [More]

Weekly cases, hospitalizations set new pandemic highs
Thursday November 26, 2020, 11:25 PM - (125)

OHA’s COVID-19 weekly report released today, set new pandemic highs for daily cases and hospitalizations. OHA reported 8,687 new daily cases during the week of Monday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 22, a 34 percent increase over the previous record-high week. Weekly hospitalizations from COVID- ... [More]

Portland Fire and Rescue Reports Full Staffing Levels Despite 8 Firefighters Testing Positive
Thursday November 26, 2020, 11:23 PM - (126)

All 31 Portland Fire and Rescue stations are open and responding to emergency calls despite a recent up-tick in positive COVID 19 tests among eight firefighters in the past week. From November 17, 2020 to November 25, 2020, eight employees tested positive for COVID 19. By comparison, Portland Fir ... [More]

Oregonians Celebrate Thanksgiving
Thursday November 26, 2020, 6:46 PM - (127)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Amid worries about covid-19, Oregonians are celebrating Thanksgiving together, but many with diminished guests as they are worried about Governor Brown's mandate. More people are staying home for Thanksgiving in much small groups. The world is different but for Thanksgiving, w ... [More]

Governor Brown’s Mask Mandate and The Cost of freedom compared to Vietnam
Wednesday November 25, 2020, 7:42 AM - (128)

As most of you know, Governor Brown signed a mandate to punish those found not wearing a mask or too many in their household, with a fine of up to $1250 and perhaps sent to jail. This shocking mandate from our Governor only demonstrates the seriousness of our situation here in Oregon and the rest ... [More]

Why are taxpayers footing Klamath River dam removal cost?
Monday November 23, 2020, 6:55 AM - (129)

Decades of political conflict over the fate of four obsolete dams on the Klamath River reached a turning point last week with a multi-party, two-state “memorandum of understanding” to remove them in hopes of restoring salmon runs. California Gov. Gavin Newsom, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, heads of two ... [More]

Oregon man allegedly steals a hundred rolls of toilet paper
Monday November 23, 2020, 6:53 AM - (130)

WALLA WALLA COUNTY, Wash. — Deputies arrested an Oregon man for stealing 2020's most sought-after item-- toilet paper. The Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office said they also caught the man, who has yet to be identified, with over $1,000 worth of other allegedly stolen items. The so-called “Gre ... [More]

The Governor Canceled Thanksgiving. Why Not Black Friday?
Monday November 23, 2020, 6:37 AM - (131)

Large Thanksgiving celebrations are canceled in Oregon. But in-person shopping on Black Friday, the busiest retail day of the year, will carry on virtually unabated in one of the few states with no sales tax. Gov. Kate Brown invoked her emergency authority Nov. 13 to threaten criminal sanctions a ... [More]

Hillsboro teenager dies after being hit by cement truck
Sunday November 22, 2020, 1:14 AM - (132)

WASHINGTON COUNTY - On Friday, at about 3 PM, a cement truck an honda collided near SW Hillsboro Highway and SW Morilon Lane. Several witnesses say the accident was between a green 1998 Honda Civic and cement-mixer truck. Deputies arrived on the scene to discover that the driver of the Honda was dea ... [More]

Oregon reports 1,509 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths
Sunday November 22, 2020, 12:36 AM - (133)

PORTLAND, Oregon — For the second day in a row, the Oregon Health Authority reported a record number of new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in Oregon. Today's 1,509 cases, bringing the state total to 63,668, reflect an accelerating spread of the virus across the state.

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Woman victim struck by Hit and Run suspect she knew
Sunday November 22, 2020, 12:27 AM - (134)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is in the hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a car in a domestic violence crime. On Friday at 4:15 p.m., at Southeast 105th Avenue and Southeast Stark Street on a woman was struck by a hit and run assailant. Police found the adult female victim injur ... [More]

Firefighters Respond to Mt. Hope Camper Fire
Sunday November 22, 2020, 12:18 AM - (135)

At about 4PM today, Lebanon firefighters fought a camper fire from Mt Hope drive. Crews arrived to find the camper fully involved. However, crews quickly brought the fire under control. Residents living near the incident reported that the camper was not in use and no injuries were reported. One t ... [More]

Suspect charged with the alleged murder of Matthew Choi
Thursday November 19, 2020, 8:24 PM - (136)

PORTLAND, Oregon – On Thursday, 30-year-old Allen Coe is charged with the alleged murder of Matthew Choi in Multnomah County District Court. Coe is charged with one count of murder in the first degree, one count of attempted murder in the first degree, two counts of burglary in the first degree ... [More]

Man Dies In Single Vehicle Crash in East Columbia Neighborhood
Thursday November 19, 2020, 8:20 PM - (137)

On November 19, 2020, at approximately 2:14 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the area of Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard just south of North Vancouver Way on reports of a single vehicle crash. As officers arrived on scene they learned a vehicle had impacted a tree and the driver ... [More]

Man Dies slamming into School Bus on Hwy 140Ein Klamath County
Thursday November 19, 2020, 8:17 PM - (138)

On Thursday, 51-year old David Hauck died after his Ford Bronco lost control on an icy road and hit a school bus. At approximately 8:51 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 140E near milepost 15. Hauck's Ford Bronco was westbound w ... [More]

Missing girl alert -- Missing foster child Lydia Jazmin is believed to be in danger
Wednesday November 18, 2020, 12:28 AM - (139)

SALEM, Oregon - Lydia Jazmin, age 16, is a foster child who went missing from Medford, Ore. on Nov. 11, 2020. They are believed to be in danger.

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Stabbing Investigation Underway in Goose Hollow Neighborhood, One Individual Seriously Injured
Wednesday November 18, 2020, 12:26 AM - (140)

On November 17, 2020, at approximately 5:53 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 1700 block of Southwest Morrison Street on reports of a stabbing. When officers arrived on scene they found an adult victim with stab wounds. The victim was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The ... [More]

Fatal Crash on Hwy 199 - Josephine County
Wednesday November 18, 2020, 12:25 AM - (141)

On Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at approximately 11:02 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 199 near milepost 39. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Cadillac XT6, operated by Rumaldo Salcedo (44) of Crescent City, California, w ... [More]

Global Covid-19 pandemic deaths continue to climb
Tuesday November 17, 2020, 1:16 AM - (142)

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the communities and families of the Columbia Gorge and canceled many long-standing events. One of these events was the annual Hood River Eye Openers 4th of July Fireworks Display during the summer surge of the virus. The Hood River Eye Openers Lions still want to k ... [More]

Oregon, Washington and California issue travel advisories
Tuesday November 17, 2020, 1:08 AM - (143)

To fight the rapid spread of COVID-19, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, and California Governor Gavin Newsom issued travel advisories urging visitors entering their states or returning home from travel outside these states to self-quarantine. The travel advisories urge aga ... [More]

Governor Brown warns of $1250 fine and a month in jail for violating new COVID mandate
Tuesday November 17, 2020, 12:57 AM - (144)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Brown has given a serious warning that anyone who violates the new covid-19 law could receive large fines and be arrested with 30 days in jail. Governor Kate Brown’s placed a two-week “freeze” to limit the size of social gatherings to a maximum six people. Those who fail ... [More]

Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington Hosts First-Ever STEMapalooza
Sunday November 15, 2020, 11:11 PM - (145)

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6 more deaths and 1,097 new Oregon confirmed COVID-19 cases
Sunday November 15, 2020, 11:07 PM - (146)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Six more Oregonians have died from COVID-19 which raised the Oregon death number to 759. Oregon Health Authority reported 1,097 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 56,018. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 ... [More]

Man Arrested for spying on woman in restroom
Sunday November 15, 2020, 11:02 PM - (147)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Early Saturday afternoon, Portland police report that they arrested a man who was attempting photograph a female in the restroom stall at Lloyd Center Mall. At 12:20 p.m., police found that a man was already in custody with mall security. Police took the report that a female vi ... [More]

Oregon Decriminalizes Drug Possession
Saturday November 14, 2020, 6:51 AM - (148)

The night of the election brought about several changes in American history. One of the changes centered on the decriminalization of drug possession in Oregon. To be specific, the state of Oregon has declared the decriminalization of marijuana as well as the possession of hard drugs like cocaine, me ... [More]

Salem's New Cogen Facility Saves Money and Converts Waste to Energy
Saturday November 14, 2020, 1:04 AM - (149)

The Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant is now producing much of the energy it needs to operate, thanks to a new Biogas Cogeneration Facility. The biogas facility responds to two key Salem City Council ... [More]

Oregon Employment Department Prepares for Hike in Unemployment Claims During Two-Week Freeze
Saturday November 14, 2020, 12:58 AM - (150)

SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Employment Department announced today that it is preparing for an increase in unemployment claims following Governor Kate Brown’s statewide Two-Week Freeze. Oregonians whose employment is impacted by this effort to curb the exponential spread of COVID-19 will need to eithe ... [More]

Oregon Cannabis Rules Advisory Committee meets November 20
Saturday November 14, 2020, 12:55 AM - (151)

November 13, 2020 What: A Zoom meeting for the Oregon Cannabis Rules Advisory Committee. Agenda: Welcome and introductions; Division 8, review proposed rule changes; review statement of need and fiscal impact. When: Friday, Nov. 20, 1-2 p.m. Where: Conference call line: 669-254-5252, mee ... [More]

Oregon OSHA offers resources to help comply with temporary COVID-19 rule
Saturday November 14, 2020, 12:52 AM - (152)

Salem – As a temporary rule addressing COVID-19 in all workplaces is set to take effect Monday – with certain parts phased in later – Oregon OSHA encourages employers and workers to use the division’s resources to help understand and comply with the requirements. The following resources are now a ... [More]

Oregon COVID cases spiral out of control
Friday November 13, 2020, 2:30 AM - (153)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon has reported 1,122 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, an increase from 988 cases on November 7. In the first week of November, Oregon had 5,177 new cases. That's approaching a 50% increase. There were 212 hospitalizations and weekly deaths of 42, record highs for Oregon la ... [More]

Car Shot with bullets on Hwy 22E near Salem
Friday November 13, 2020, 2:17 AM - (154)

Someone took their vengeance out by shooting a vehicle in Marion County. On November 7, 2020 at approximately 10:15 P.M., a man and woman were traveling westbound on Hwy 22E near mile post 28, west of Mill City. They heard a loud noise and the rear window of their Dodge Van broke. They did not ... [More]

Major Crash Team Activation in Hazelwood Neighborhood
Friday November 13, 2020, 1:42 AM - (155)

The Major Crash Team (MCT) is currently responding to the 12200 block of East Burnside Street to assist in a traffic crash investigation involving a fatality. Traffic is closed in all directions at East Burnside Street and Southeast 122nd Avenue. No additional information is available at this tim ... [More]

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood company Vandalized
Friday November 13, 2020, 1:41 AM - (156)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday evening a few businesses were damaged in the 2700 block of Southeast Milwaukie Avenue. Police say they received reports the damage was done by demonstrators. When Police arrived and learned several demonstrators had applied graffiti to the building with spray paint ... [More]

Sewer sent into Fanno Creek in SW Portland
Thursday November 12, 2020, 10:10 PM - (157)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The smell of leaking sewage prompted authorities to respond. It was discovered that Trillium Creek flowing into Fanno Creek in Southwest Portland was contaminated. The leak occurred near the 5000 block of SW Dosch Park Lane. The sewage release is ongoing. Crews are working to d ... [More]

Man with weapon arrested for domestic voilence.
Thursday November 12, 2020, 6:45 AM - (158)

Domestic Violence Suspect with Loaded Handgun Located and Arrested by Officers in Parkrose Neighborhood (Photo) On November 11, 2020, at approximately 9:30 A.M, a man with a weapon was arrested for domestic violence. Police say they attempted to talk with the man inside his car. However, he drove ... [More]

Oregon Gov. Brown rescinds executive order on policing Portland's post-election protests
Sunday November 8, 2020, 8:11 PM - (159)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown is rescinding her executive order that tasked the Oregon State Police and Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office with helping Portland Police handle protests in the city. Gov. Brown announced she was standing down the joint incident command on Sunday following “a d ... [More]

Yamhill County Hit and Run Investigation
Sunday November 8, 2020, 7:53 PM - (160)

Today, at about 11:00 a.m. Yamhill County Sheriff's Office Deputies were dispatched to a call of a deceased adult male in the ditch in Durham Road near Highway 18. The caller was a passerby. This location is approximately one mile west of the City of McMinnville. The initial investigation led law en ... [More]

Record breaking 1,000 new covid-10 cases in Oregon
Sunday November 8, 2020, 12:41 AM - (161)

SALEM, Oregon - On Saturday, Oregon cases for covid-19 have jumped to nearly 1,000 including those classified as presumptive cases There were 988 new and presumptive cases in Oregon, including 13 new coronavirus-related deaths. 49,587 Oregonians have tested positive for coronavirus since the begi ... [More]

Softball Coach Arrested for Child Luring
Saturday November 7, 2020, 2:59 AM - (162)

Beginning in May 2020, detectives with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit began investigating allegations that a former softball coach was involved in luring underage girls. Detectives learned 45-year-old Miguel Zepeda, of Sherwood, engaged in illegal text conversations wi ... [More]

Person killed Striking a Tree and Building in the Cully neighborhood
Saturday November 7, 2020, 2:55 AM - (163)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver of a pickup truck was as killed after hitting building and a tree in the Cully neighborhood. The accident happened in the 6000 block of Northeast Columbia Boulevard. Medical crews also responded and discovered that a single occupant of the vehicle was deceased. No on ... [More]

Portland City Hall door set on fire
Friday November 6, 2020, 2:21 AM - (164)

On Thursday, November 5, 2020, at about 7:30 p.m., a group of about 60 people gathered at Arbor Lodge Park in North Portland. Police working with the unified command provided high visibility patrol presence in the area. At about 8:45 p.m., the group left the park and walked east and south, blocki ... [More]

Large Horse Arena in Meadow Glade Destroyed by Fire
Thursday November 5, 2020, 4:09 AM - (165)

Fire crews were dispatched at 03:57 this morning to a report of a large horse arena on fire at 10025 NE 184th Street in the Meadow Glade neighborhood southwest of Battle Ground. Initial reports stated the structure was heavily involved in fire with propane tanks inside the structure randomly explodi ... [More]

Officer Assaulted While Investigating Traffic Crash
Thursday November 5, 2020, 4:07 AM - (166)

On November 4, 2020, at 9:51 a.m., East Precinct Officers responded to a single vehicle accident in the 9400 block of Northeast Halsey St. Prior to the officer's arrival, the driver walked away but came back when police arrived. While officers were investigating the accident, the driver started to b ... [More]

Clackamas County residents should watch for landslides and flooding the rest of this week
Thursday November 5, 2020, 4:06 AM - (167)

WEATHER: Expected heavy rains may cause hillsides burned in the recent wildfires to fail Clackamas County residents in areas burned by the recent wildfires should be careful to watch for landslides and flooding in the next few days. The National Weather Service predicts heavy rains in the areas w ... [More]

Friendship Fiesta Lunch Events Celebrate Kindness and Friendship at South Ridge Elementar
Thursday November 5, 2020, 4:04 AM - (168)

RIDGEFIELD, Washington – At South Ridge Elementary School, students in Karen Moses’ fourth-grade class meet for a special lunch once a month. “Friendship Fiesta” happens on the first Friday of each month during the school year--in remote learning mode. Even though the students are spread out all o ... [More]

Small Businesses Damaged by Political Violence in Downtown Portland
Thursday November 5, 2020, 4:02 AM - (169)

PORTLAND, OR - Tonight, several small businesses, retailers, restaurants, and places of worship and service, had their windows broken in downtown Portland. In a very Portland moment, we are also hearing heartwarming accounts of people helping each other and our city's beloved small businesses put th ... [More]

Unified Command press release on Nov. 4 unlawful assembly and riot
Thursday November 5, 2020, 3:58 AM - (170)

PORTLAND, Oregon - In the afternoon on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, two groups met in separate locations, then marched on streets through Portland. One group gathered in the North Park Blocks. Police deployed Demonstration Liaison Officers (DLO) to connect with people in the group. The group was ... [More]

Oregon Hospitals Celebrate Passage of Measure 108
Wednesday November 4, 2020, 10:14 PM - (171)

OREGON HOSPITALS CELEBRATE PASSAGE OF MEASURE 108 Voters overwhelmingly approve measure to fully fund the Oregon Health Plan Lake Oswego, Ore. -- November 4, 2020 -- Becky Hultberg, President and CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems, released the following statement on ... [More]

Will Oregon Be the First State to Legalize Access to Magic Mushrooms?
Monday November 2, 2020, 12:36 PM - (172)

Oregon’s push to legalize psychedelic-assisted therapy began, as bold ideas often do, in the woods. It was 2015, and Portland-based therapists Tom and Sheri Eckert had taken a trip to Mount Rainier, about 50 miles southeast of Seattle, to ponder the idea of creating a program for adults to legall ... [More]

Fatal Car Crash Closes River Road South of Salem
Monday November 2, 2020, 12:28 PM - (173)

On November 1st, 2020, at approximately 9:45 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a serious injury motor vehicle crash on River Road S near Vitae Springs Road S. When emergency crews arrived on scene, they located a silver 2003 Dodge Neon down an embankment with three occupants inside. Upon arrival, ... [More]

Trevor Womack to Serve as Salem's Next Police Chief
Sunday November 1, 2020, 2:05 AM - (174)

Salem, Ore. - Trevor Womack will be Salem’s next chief of police. Mr. Womack, a Deputy Chief of Police for the City of Stockton, joins Salem’s Police Department effective December 7, 2020. Womack joins Salem as the Police Department moves into the new Salem Police Station and is participating in a ... [More]

Man Charged with murder in death of 8-month-old boy from suspected abuse
Sunday November 1, 2020, 2:03 AM - (175)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that Isaiah Hill is charged with the death of eight-month-old Milo Raney-Hill. On October 30, 2020, a Multnomah County Circuit Court judge arraigned Hill on a superseding indictment that alleges two counts of murd ... [More]

Windows Broken During Lloyd District Riot
Sunday November 1, 2020, 1:53 AM - (176)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police reply that several businesses have suffered vandalism during what police call a 'riot' in the Irvington and Lloyd District neighborhoods Saturday. On October 31, 2020 at about 7:15p.m, a group of about 150 people began a march from Irving Park, 875 Northeast Fremont Stre ... [More]

Oregon Governor Kate. Brown lessens Oregon school reopening requirements
Saturday October 31, 2020, 7:07 AM - (177)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Nearly 130,000 students could return to school soon under new school reopening guidelines from Oregon Kate Brown and the state Department of Education. Governor Brown released her new plan that eases guidelines and allows districts to more easily achieve case rates and a positi ... [More]

Second Fatal crash in Benton County in two days
Saturday October 31, 2020, 6:43 AM - (178)

On Friday, October 30, 2020, at about 12:00 pm, Benton County Deputies were dispatched to West Hills Road near Bullevard Street near Philomath for a two vehicle head on crash. Based on at-scene evidence and witness statements, a 1996 Dodge pickup was traveling east on West Hills Road when, for unkn ... [More]

Oregon Sets Single-Day New COVID-19 Case Record
Friday October 30, 2020, 10:18 PM - (179)

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon set another dismal record on Thursday with 575 new confirmed or presumptive cases of COVID-19, the most ever reported in a day since the outbreak began. The state also reported two new deaths, bringing the total to 673. The Oregon Health Authority says the new cases indicate ... [More]

Male Suspect Arrested after Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Female Victim in Northwest Portland Neighborhood
Friday October 30, 2020, 10:12 PM - (180)

Male Suspect Arrested after Sexually Assaulting Unconscious Female Victim in Northwest Portland Neighborhood Portland Police Bureau - 10/29/20 7:33 PM On October 29, 2020, at approximately 2:05 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 2000 block of West Burnside Street on reports of a male ... [More]

Tips For Halloween Safety
Thursday October 29, 2020, 11:09 AM - (181)

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Man sentenced to prison for failing to Register As A Sex Offender
Thursday October 29, 2020, 11:06 AM - (182)

EUGENE, Ore.—A Washington County, Utah, resident was sentenced to federal prison today for failing to comply with sex offender supervision and registration requirements designed to protect the community from predatory acts, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Robert John Golom, 27, was sen ... [More]

35-year-old man dies on Highway 20 East of Hyak Park
Thursday October 29, 2020, 11:05 AM - (183)

Early this morning at about 5:30, Keith Merritt Lee died in a head on collision on Highway 20. Based on scene evidence and witness statements, a blue 1997 Acura Integra driven by Merritt was travelling east bound on Highway 20 when for unknown reasons, Merritt drove over the center line into oncomi ... [More]

Governor Kate Brown extends pandemic emergency declaration until early 2021
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 7:04 AM - (184)

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 i ... [More]

Bend Man Sentenced For Conspiracy To Manufacture And Distribute Marijuana Oil
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 6:50 AM - (185)

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 y ... [More]

Permalink Robbery Suspects Arrested; Stolen Vehicle Recovered
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 6:43 AM - (186)

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 t ... [More]

Woman Missing Woman near Lacamas Lake
Wednesday October 28, 2020, 6:40 AM - (187)

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 L ... [More]

Oregon officials vote to ban Confederate flag at historic cemeteries
Tuesday October 27, 2020, 1:11 PM - (188)

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 t ... [More]

Suspect in Oct. 25 Sunrise Market robbery Arrested
Tuesday October 27, 2020, 1:07 PM - (189)

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 wit ... [More]

9 more deaths in Oregon, 391 new COVID-19 cases
Tuesday October 27, 2020, 1:05 PM - (190)

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 a ... [More]

Marijuana business in Oregon may be helped by US Elections
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:48 PM - (191)

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 ma ... [More]

Oregon scientists uncover sub-atomic instruments that produce DNA harm in sperm
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:22 PM - (192)

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 temperatu ... [More]

Oregon Wildfires: Is Climate Change the Culprit?
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:18 PM - (193)

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 impo ... [More]

Freeze Warning in effect fo rmost of Western Oregon
Sunday October 25, 2020, 8:09 PM - (194)

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 Wash ... [More]

Driver Hits Large Rock Sending It Into Occupied Parked Car
Sunday October 25, 2020, 12:43 AM - (195)

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 T ... [More]

Person shot in Madison South neighborhood
Sunday October 25, 2020, 12:33 AM - (196)

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 th ... [More]

Portland Police investigate homicide in Richmond neighborhood
Sunday October 25, 2020, 12:31 AM - (197)

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 dea ... [More]

Oregon Residents Still Wish to Extend Oregon Border Into Idaho
Saturday October 24, 2020, 7:32 AM - (198)

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 ... [More]

Barn Fire outside of Dallas
Saturday October 24, 2020, 6:44 AM - (199)

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 additio ... [More]

Three more deaths and 550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon
Saturday October 24, 2020, 6:39 AM - (200)

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. t ... [More]