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Man Gets 30 years Prison Term who used child to make sexual abuse videos
Thursday June 24, 2021, 3:34 AM - (1)

EUGENE, Oregon - A Coos Bay man received a 30 year prison term for using a 3-year-old child to make sexual abuse videos and uploading them online. 33-year-old Keith James Atherton pleaded guilty to using a minor to produce a visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct, The Oregonian/OregonLive ... [More]

233 new Oregon confirmed COVID-19 cases, and 2 new deaths
Thursday June 24, 2021, 3:28 AM - (2)

PORTLAND, Oregon - There are two new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,759 the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 233 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state ... [More]

Ridgefield Barn Fire
Thursday June 24, 2021, 3:26 AM - (3)

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue was dispatched at 12:26 PM today to a report of a barn on fire at 23115 NW Hillhurst Road in Ridgefield. The first unit to arrive was CCFR Division Chief Ben Peeler, who had been conducting work nearby. Chief Ben Peeler was on scene 3 minutes from dispatch and reported a la ... [More]

Oregon City Police Department asking for public's assistance identifying two burglary suspects
Thursday June 24, 2021, 3:23 AM - (4)

The Oregon City Police Department is looking for the public's assistance in identifying two commercial burglary suspects. Shortly after 2:00am on 06/22/21, two subjects forced entry into the Oregon City Coastal Farm & Ranch store, located at 1900 McLoughlin Blvd. Once inside the business, both sub ... [More]

Firefighters Battle Apartment Fire in Beaverton
Wednesday June 23, 2021, 9:40 AM - (5)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Just after 2 p.m., multiple callers to 911 were reporting a fire at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of SW 170th Avenue in Beaverton. Based on the description provided to dispatchers and confirmation by a MetroWest Ambulance crew, who could see a black column of smoke in th ... [More]

11-Year-Old Lily Markwell Drowns Near Haystack Rock
Tuesday June 22, 2021, 6:45 AM - (6)

CANNON BEACH, Oregon – The family of 11-year-old Lily Markwell from Portland, confirmed she died on Friday, that she fought hard since being rescued after she was swept into the ocean north of Haystack Rock. Crews from Seaside and the U.S. Coast Guard helped in the search using jet skis and a helico ... [More]

Lawmakers try again to introduce bill that would repay Oregonians for tax on stimulus
Tuesday June 22, 2021, 6:34 AM - (7)

PORTLAND, Oregon — Earlier this year, state legislators introduced multiple bills that would repay nearly 900,000 Oregonians who paid more in state taxes after receiving stimulus payments from the federal government. Those bills never made it out of committee. Now, with less than a week left in the ... [More]

Excellent Employees recognized and awarded at Woodland Public Schools
Tuesday June 22, 2021, 6:23 AM - (8)

Woodland Public Schools invites staff and community members to nominate school employees whose efforts have exceeded expectations for the annual Employee of Excellence awards. The awards recognize individual employees for creating a positive, caring, and productive school environment through exce ... [More]

21 year-old man and juvenile die in auto crash on I84 near Hood River
Tuesday June 22, 2021, 6:01 AM - (9)

HOOD RIVER, Oregon -On Sunday, just before midnight, when a car driven by 21-year-old Enrique Sosa from Mosier, crashed through a guardrail on I-84 and ran into the Columbia River. An unidentified juvenile passenger in the car also died from injuries. Apparently Sosa's Subaru Impreza was westb ... [More]

High-Fire Danger Burn Ban In Washington County
Tuesday June 22, 2021, 5:53 AM - (10)

Beginning Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 7:00 a.m., all fire agencies within Washington County will enact a High-Fire Danger Burn Ban, based on a recommendation by the Washington County Fire Defense Board. Washington County fire agencies include: Banks Fire District #13, Cornelius Fire Department, Forest ... [More]

Man Shot, Critically Injured in the St. Johns Neighborhood
Sunday June 20, 2021, 7:01 AM - (11)

NORTH PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday evening Portland police were sent to the St. Johns area south of Smith Lake with a report that someone had been shot at North Columbia Way and North Midway Avenue. When they arrived they located a man who was shot and critically wounded. He was transported to a h ... [More]

Two women Rescued on Santiam River
Saturday June 19, 2021, 5:31 AM - (12)

ALBANY, Oregon - Two women entered the Santiam River at Green Bridge on inflatable tubes. However, they apparently did not take note of the current warning signs for hazardous trees and snags. Both women became stuck on a large tree in the river. One of the victims was then pinned under a log bu ... [More]

Arrest Made in Murder Case from November 2019
Saturday June 19, 2021, 5:18 AM - (13)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect is under arrest related to a murder case from November 2, 2019. 48-year-old Thomas R. Osborn was shot and killed while seated in his vehicle on Northeast Broadway at Northeast 19th Avenue. Police were able to identify the suspect, Tyreik D. Credit, 24. Portland pol ... [More]

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Woman
Saturday June 19, 2021, 5:10 AM - (14)

GRESHAM, Oregon - Police ask for your help in locating a missing 68-year-old Kristina Koa who was last seen the morning of June 16th, 2021. Kristina has dementia and responds to “Kris.” She is described as a white female, approximately 5- feet-6-inches tall, 150 pounds with blonde hair and blue ey ... [More]

Dozens of Portland police officers resign to protest Officer Corey Budworth indictment
Friday June 18, 2021, 1:59 PM - (15)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police officers serving with a specialised crowd control unit in Portland, Oregon, have resigned after criminal charges were filed against a police officer over an altercation at a protest last summer. A day after a Portland police officer was indicted for allegedly beating a p ... [More]

Jury Convicts Portland Man for Marijuana Robbery and Shooting
Friday June 18, 2021, 12:24 PM - (16)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A federal jury in Portland found a local man guilty today for shooting and robbing two marijuana sellers in August 2017. Ernest Franklin Evans, 39, a Portland resident, was found guilty of Hobbs Act robbery and using, carrying, and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crim ... [More]

Woman pedestrian killed by semi-truck on I5
Friday June 18, 2021, 12:11 PM - (17)

SALEM, Oregon - Early Thursday morning State Police were sent on a report of a woman pedestrian being hit by a truck on Interstate 5. Apparently, 63-year-old Jeri Sherrod from Salem, was standing in the northbound lanes of Interstate 5 when she was hit by a Peterbilt semi-truck operated by Dona ... [More]

Lake Oswego & Tigard Water Customers Asked to Reduce Water Usage due to Chlorine Shortage
Friday June 18, 2021, 12:02 PM - (18)

LAKE OSWEGO and TIGARD, Oregon – City officials are requesting City of Lake Oswego and Tigard Water Service Area customers to conserve and reduce their water usage. A critical chlorine supply issue has recently created a shortage for west coast and Oregon utilities. Our water treatment method uses c ... [More]

Oregon reports 247 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths
Thursday June 17, 2021, 10:30 AM - (19)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon reports 247 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths PORTLAND, Ore. — There are seven new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,744 the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported ... [More]

Woodburn Police Seek Theft Suspect
Thursday June 17, 2021, 10:28 AM - (20)

WOODBURN, Oregon - The Woodburn Police Department (WPD) is seeking the public’s help identifying a suspect involved in at least four different thefts at the Woodburn Premium Outlets. The latest theft on June 12, 2021 at 1:51 PM, saw the suspect stealing a bag of clothing worth approximately $1000 ... [More]

Beaverton PD Officer Involved Shooting
Thursday June 17, 2021, 10:26 AM - (21)

Beaverton, Oregon – A patrol officer from the Beaverton Police Department was involved in a shooting Wednesday night after a burglary suspect fled on foot. The suspect was wanted by Beaverton Police for a residential burglary which occurred earlier in the day and an outstanding felony warrant for pa ... [More]

Murder Investigation of Barak Rosen - Crime Stoppers Featured Case
Thursday June 17, 2021, 10:23 AM - (22)

On Sunday June 17, 2018, at 4:42 a.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to the former Marshall High School, located at 3905 Southeast 91st Avenue, on the report of a deceased man on the track with an apparent gunshot wound. Officers and medical personnel arrived and determined that the m ... [More]

Woman Pedestrian Killed in Hit And Run
Wednesday June 16, 2021, 3:39 AM - (23)

On June 14, 2021, at about 11:38 p.m., Portland Police officers were on patrol in the East Columbia neighborhood on Northeast Marine Drive when they encountered a woman down in the street near Northeast 13th Avenue. Officers called for medical personnel, but the woman was deceased. The Portland P ... [More]

Oregon Added 6,900 Jobs in May 2021
Wednesday June 16, 2021, 3:36 AM - (24)

SALEM, Oregon - Oregon’s unemployment rate was 5.9% in May, the same as the revised rate in April. This was the first time Oregon’s rate was below 6% since March 2020 when the state’s rate was 3.6%. Meanwhile, the U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 5.8% in May from 6.1% in April. In Oregon, nonfar ... [More]

Western Oregon University Allowed Professional Doctoral Degrees
Wednesday June 16, 2021, 3:33 AM - (25)

MONMOUTH, Oregon – Governor Kate Brown’s recent signature on SB 230 allows the state’s three regional public universities to offer professional doctoral degrees and aids Western Oregon University’s goal of offering doctoral degrees in high-demand, high-paying fields. The law takes effect Jan. 1, 202 ... [More]

Keep it Safe and Legal this Fourth of July
Wednesday June 16, 2021, 3:30 AM - (26)

The Fourth of July marks a time for celebrations and gatherings with friends and families and the Lincoln City Police Department wants to wish our residents and visitors a very happy and safe upcoming 4th of July Holiday! We would also like to take this opportunity to talk about the importance of pr ... [More]

Portland Police officer Corey Budworth indicted
Wednesday June 16, 2021, 3:15 AM - (27)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that a grand jury indicted Portland Police Officer Corey Budworth with one count of Assault in the Fourth Degree for alleged criminal conduct that occurred during a protest. It is alleged that PPB Officer Budworth ... [More]

Free Lunch to All Kids and Teens Ages 18 and Under June 21 to August 13
Wednesday June 16, 2021, 2:55 AM - (28)

Vancouver, WA – Share’s Summer Meals program will operate June 21 to August 13 providing free grab-n-go meals to all children and teens 18 and under. Children must be present to receive a meal. “Food is incredibly important for a developing child or teen and yet over 20,000 children in Clark Coun ... [More]

Teenage Girl Missing East of Hillsboro
Wednesday June 16, 2021, 2:35 AM - (29)

HILLSBORO - On June 11, 2021, Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a missing 16-year-old girl. Mianii Webster recently moved to Oregon from another state and is unfamiliar with the area. Her father reported Mianii left the family’s home in the Tanasbourne area near NW ... [More]

Lewis & Clark Law School student Shot by Federal agents Filed Lawsuit Today
Tuesday June 15, 2021, 10:21 AM - (30)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On July 19, 2020, Lewis & Clark Law School student and trained Legal Observer, Nate Haberman-Ducey, was targeted and shot by unidentified Federal agents with impact munitions from FN303 riot guns, while he was alone and walking his bicycle away from the Hatfield Courthouse. Today, ... [More]

Smoke Detector Alerts Lebanon Resident
Tuesday June 15, 2021, 10:16 AM - (31)

A working smoke detector alerted a Lebanon Fire District resident early Tuesday morning of fire in her house. Shortly before 2 am a female resident, the only occupant in the house at the time of the blaze was taking a shower when she was alerted from the sound of “beeps” over her music while she sho ... [More]

Twenty Trainees Graduate the from Search and Rescue Academy
Monday June 14, 2021, 2:53 AM - (32)

SALEM, Oregon - Yesterday, June 12th, 2021, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office graduated 15 search and rescue volunteers and five overhead deputies from the 2021 Search and Rescue Academy. Over 10 weeks, participants received over 75 hours of training including survival skills, wilderness first aid ... [More]

Marion County Deputy Involved in Head-On Collision
Monday June 14, 2021, 2:46 AM - (33)

SALEM, Oregon - On Saturday, June 12, 2021, just after 9:10 p.m. the Salem Police Department was requested to investigate a head-on crash just outside the Salem city limits involving an on-duty Marion County Sheriff’s Office deputy. The crash occurred on Cordon Road NE near Ward Drive NE in the unin ... [More]

Lebanon Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped in Canal
Monday June 14, 2021, 2:42 AM - (34)

Lebanon firefighters and water rescue technicians rescued a stranded dog from the Albany-Lebanon canal behind the Lebanon Rite Aid store on Sunday evening. Citizens Lucas Kledziniski and Riley Swanson were walking by the canal when they noticed the dog stranded on a piling support of the railroad tr ... [More]

High cost of lumber, building materials halts rebuilding for some Oregon wildfire survivors
Sunday June 13, 2021, 8:49 AM - (35)

DETROIT, Oregon - It's been about nine months since wildfires burned more than a million acres in Oregon last September. While some survivors have started to rebuild, others simply can't afford to because of the cost of building materials, which has spiked during the pandemic because of supply s ... [More]

Clackamas joins other Portland metro counties in 'low risk' category
Sunday June 13, 2021, 8:23 AM - (36)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Following the governor's announcement that Clackamas County was poised to move into Oregon 'lower risk' restrictions category on Friday, three Portland-metro counties are now at the lowest risk level as of Saturday morning. Governor Kate Brown made the announcement on Friday wh ... [More]

Sheriff's Office arrests 40-year-old on multiple rape, sex-abuse charges
Sunday June 13, 2021, 7:50 AM - (37)

Shortly after 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2021, detectives and deputies with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Human Trafficking Team and Adult ... [More]

Salem Man Arrested for Attempted Murder
Sunday June 13, 2021, 7:45 AM - (38)

SALEM, Oregon - On June 10th, 2021, Detectives from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office charged Quintin Smith, 36, with in connection with a May shooting in the unincorporated area of East Salem. The shooting was first reported to deputies on May 9th, 2021, at just after 4:00 a.m. when medics were c ... [More]

$20,000 Reward for Information Remains in Place on 4th Anniversary of Homicide
Sunday June 13, 2021, 7:32 AM - (39)

On the fourth anniversary of the homicide of a 36-year-old man in Northeast Portland, the Portland Police Bureau is asking for the public's help to solve the case. Brian Elton Spaulding's family and friends have privately raised $20,000 to offer as a reward for information leading to the arrest a ... [More]

Clark County Sheriff's Office Warns of Prolific Identity Thief
Sunday June 13, 2021, 7:26 AM - (40)

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office wants local businesses to be aware of a prolific, wanted identity thief. Anatoly V. Kutsar, age 38. Kutsar has been the subject of several investigations by the Sheriff’s Office Tactical Detective Unit since February. In a March search warrant at Kutsar’s residen ... [More]

Vancouver Police arrest Attempted Murder suspect
Sunday June 13, 2021, 5:41 AM - (41)

On 6/11/2021 at approximately 1408 hours, VPD officers responded to an assault just occurred at Retriever Towing, located in the 6600 block of E 18th St. The female employee called to report she had been attacked from behind from an unknown male suspect. She reported she could not feel anything in h ... [More]

23 years later, Thurston High School Shooting in Springfield, Oregon
Sunday June 13, 2021, 5:10 AM - (42)

SALEM, Oregon - Kip Kinkel killed his parents then killed two students on a shooting rampage at his Springfield, Oregon high school in 1998, and injuring 25 more students. Kinkel just gave his first news interview, saying he feels “tremendous, tremendous shame and guilt.” Now 38-years-old, Kin ... [More]

Missing Endangered Young Vancouver Man
Sunday June 13, 2021, 5:01 AM - (43)

The Vancouver Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating an endangered missing adult male. Jeremy B Wade, 25-year-old, white male, 5’10”, 150lb, brown hair and eyes was last contacted on 6-10-2021, near Battleground Lake. Jeremy is schizophrenic and autistic and currently do ... [More]

Oregon Republicans call on GOP state lawmaker to resign after video shows him appearing to tell protesters how to enter closed state Capitol
Thursday June 10, 2021, 12:01 PM - (44)

Washington (CNN) - Republican members of Oregon's House of Representatives have called on an embattled member of their caucus to resign after newly surfaced video showed him appearing to give protesters insights into how to access the state Capitol, which led to a scuffle between protesters and poli ... [More]

How Oregon and other US cities are preparing for a potentially bloody summer of gun violence
Thursday June 10, 2021, 11:35 AM - (45)

AP, CNN - An unrelenting surge in gun violence and murder is gripping American cities even before the habitual summer spike in crime, leaving police brass from New York to New Orleans scrambling for solutions. With states lifting Covid-19 restrictions and more people out in warmer weather, US cit ... [More]

Extreme drought worsens in West, with 'exceptional' conditions covering more than 26% of the region
Thursday June 10, 2021, 11:16 AM - (46)

(CNN) A very dry week with well-above average temperatures has worsened an already severe drought in the Western US, according to the US Drought Monitor. New data shows the entirety of four states are under drought conditions -- California, Oregon, Utah and Nevada. Overall, drought is being exper ... [More]

These top pet-friendly hotels welcome furry guests with gusto
Thursday June 10, 2021, 11:08 AM - (47)

CNN — For many pet owners, traveling without Fido is simply out of the question. Pets are part of the family, and what’s a family vacay without one of your own? But when you’re planning a pet-friendly vacation, finding the right place to stay with your pet — one that’s comfortable, convenient and ha ... [More]

Family overjoyed arrest made in 41-year-old Gresham cold case
Thursday June 10, 2021, 12:42 AM - (48)

In January of 1980, Barbara Tucker was just a college kid headed home for the night. She never made it. Another Mt. Hood Community College student found her body in the bushes the next day. Finally this week, Gresham police detectives found the man they think raped and killed her. New DN ... [More]

Death Row pyramid scam takes hold in Oregon
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 11:37 AM - (49)

SALEM, Oregon -The Oregon Division of Financial Regulation is warning consumers to beware of a pyramid scheme. Gifting clubs, such as Death Row, are illegal pyramid schemes that are scamming several Oregonians. The Death Row gifting club, not associated with Death Row Records, was operating in O ... [More]

Woman killed in crash on Hwy 126E East of Eugene
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 11:13 AM - (50)

EUGENE, Oregon - A woman died after her car left Highway 126E and struck a utility pole Tuesday night east of Eugene. Oregon State Police responded just before midnight to the scene. Medics rushed the driver to Sacred Heart Medical Center. She died at the hospital. Police have not yet relea ... [More]

Baker City Man Pleads Guilty in Covid-Relief Fraud Scheme
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 4:21 AM - (51)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A Baker City man pleaded guilty today for fraudulently converting loans intended to help small business during the COVID-19 pandemic to his personal use. Jeremy Clawson, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of public money. Clawson took advantage of economic relief progr ... [More]

Gresham Police Make Arrest in an incredible 1980 Cold Case Homicide
Wednesday June 9, 2021, 3:54 AM - (52)

GRESHAM, Oregon - Using DNA technology not available to detectives in the 1980s, Gresham Police have identified a Troutdale man as the suspect in the city’s oldest cold case homicide. Robert Plympton, 58, was arrested by detectives during a surveillance mission earlier today. Investigators allege P ... [More]

Ridgefield High School students provide marketing boost to local coffee shop
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 11:31 PM - (53)

The students in Andrea Reinertson’s Business Marketing II class at Ridgefield High School have been crunching the numbers and analyzing the data ahead of an important conference call. Big decisions are being made about business strategy, taking into account recent sales figures and market trends. Bu ... [More]

11 year old girl, Kimberly Yancy-Berg is missing
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 11:27 PM - (54)

Vancouver Police are looking for a missing 11 year old by the name Kimberly Yancy-Berg AKA "Kimmy" described as an Asian female 5'0", shoulder length brown hair, brown eyes. Kimmy has a burn scar on her right forearm and a missing right top tooth. Last seen wearing a white T-shirt with black str ... [More]

Oregon OSHA cites 4 employers in May for COVID-19 violations, including willful failures to protect workers
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 1:46 AM - (55)

SALEM,Oregon - OSHA issued citations with penalties totaling $44,600 to four employers in May, with all of the cases involving willful violations of rules designed to protect workers from potential exposure to the coronavirus disease. The citations were issued to two restaurants, a bakery, and a ... [More]

Re-Imagined Radio broadcasts science fiction classics in June
Tuesday June 8, 2021, 1:32 AM - (56)

VANCOUVER, Washington - Re-Imagined Radio, directed by John Barber, faculty member in WSU Vancouver’s Creative Media and Digital Culture Program, will present “X Minus One Tribute” in June. The broadcast will feature two stories from “X Minus One,” a radio anthology program known for high-quality ad ... [More]

Man hit with stun gun then shot in McMinnville
Monday June 7, 2021, 11:58 PM - (57)

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On 06/05/21 at approximately 1500 hours, McMinnville Police officers responded to the 900 block of NE 2nd Street regarding a disturbance call. Once on scene officers determined that the incident involved a verbal argument between two adult males identified as Estevan Pacheco a ... [More]

Portland Wife/Husband Duo Releases
Monday June 7, 2021, 8:49 AM - (58)

Local roots Americana duo Mojo Holler is releasing a new full length album, ROOT, featuring ten songs -- seven originals and three unique versions of Americana traditionals -- that span sub genres of folk Americana including hill country blues, cosmic cowboy, blues gospel, and traditional country. ... [More]

Robbery of Downtown Store Leads to Numerous Charges for Tyrone J. Lee.
Monday June 7, 2021, 2:02 AM - (59)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is facing numerous charges after robbing a downtown department store and assaulting security and officers. On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 6:15p.m., Central Precinct Officers were dispatched to a disturbance call at a department store in the 700 block of Southwest Broadway. ... [More]

Join Lake Oswego Lions Club for the 72nd Annual LOLC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast
Sunday June 6, 2021, 6:05 AM - (60)

LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - The Lake Oswego Lions Club has made the difficult decision to not host our traditional breakfast event at George Rogers Park this year but instead to enjoy a Virtual 72nd Annual LOLC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast:

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Man hit and killed by MAX Train off I84
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:59 AM - (61)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man died after being struck by a MAX train along I-84. Police say the same man was involved in an earlier trespassing incident. On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 12:24p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious circumstances at a home in the 8600 block o ... [More]

Two Fires Damage Mill and Semi Truck Trailer in North Plains
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:56 AM - (62)

Just before 5 a.m. this morning, firefighters from TVF&R and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at a lumber mill located near the corner of Main and Commercial streets in North Plains. Firefighters contained the fire to a small building adjacent the large mill. Firefighters remained on scen ... [More]

Roseburg Native Eric J. Riley Promoted Brigadier General
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:53 AM - (63)

Oregon Army National Guard Col. Eric J. Riley was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., during a ceremony at Heritage Park in Salem, Ore. Riley is scheduled to become the Oregon National Guard’s Joint Deputy Operations Commander after completion of his ass ... [More]

16-year-old girl missing, Oregon City Police want your help
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:49 AM - (64)

Update: Oregon City, Oregon (June 7, 2021, 7:30 am) - The Oregon City Police Department confirmed on June 6, 2021, Hailey Smith was located at a family members house and is safe. ============= OREGON CITY, Oregon - Police in Oregon City are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a m ... [More]

Deputies Arrest Two Adults With Multiple Firearms in a Stolen Vehicle
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:45 AM - (65)

WASHINGTON COUNTY - On Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 4:47 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a theft in progress at the Sylvan Heights Condos located at 7600 Southwest Barnes Road in the West Haven-Sylvan community. A resident of the complex reported that two persons had ... [More]

Eugene Man Indicted for Stalking and Mailing Threatening Letters
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:29 AM - (66)

EUGENE, Oregon - A federal grand jury in Eugene has returned an indictment charging a Eugene man with stalking and mailing threatening letters to a former teacher. Gary Franklin, 57, has been charged with stalking and using the U.S. Postal Service to mail threatening communications. According ... [More]

Tualatin Police May 2021 Underage Decoy Operation Results
Sunday June 6, 2021, 5:28 AM - (67)

TUALATIN, Oregon - On May 27, 2021, Tualatin Police conducted an underage decoy operation. Underage volunteers attempted to purchase alcohol at establishments in Tualatin. Out of 10 establishments visited, none sold alcohol to the underage decoy. The goal of an underage decoy program is to reduce ... [More]

Wildland Fire near Scappoose
Saturday June 5, 2021, 5:56 AM - (68)

As of 9:45 PM Scappoose Fire with the assistance of Vernonia Fire, COlumbia River Fire & Rescue, and ODF are in the process of suppressing a fire that is about 6.5 acres. The fire is about 25% contained. This human caused fire is burning in brush and timber. Just after 6:30 PM Scappoose Fire w ... [More]

Man and woman killed in motorcycle crash near Junction City
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:45 PM - (69)

JUNCTION CITY, Oregon - Just after 6:00am, a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle was being driven southbound on River Rd. near Hayes Ln. when it went off the road on a curve and left the roadway. The driver, 44-year old Chad Iseli and his passenger, 24-year old Myla Zelazny, both of Springfield, were t ... [More]

Family Children Missing, believed to be in danger
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:32 PM - (70)

SALEM, Oregon - The Department of Human Services is asking the public to help find Leilia Johansen, age 11, Adisenn Proffitt, age 5, Ansen Proffitt, age 5, and Izabella Proffitt, age 9, a sibling group in foster care who are missing. The brother and sisters went missing from Portland on May 27 an ... [More]

Man Arrested after pouring gassoline on former girlfriend and threatening to light her on fire
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:25 PM - (71)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is facing charges after pouring gasoline on a woman and threatening to light her on fire. On Thursday, police were sent to the 8500 block of Southeast Sherrett Street in Portland. When they arrived they contacted the adult female victim, who was not injured but had gasoli ... [More]

All of Oregon's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccinations or exemptions
Friday June 4, 2021, 10:05 AM - (72)

It’s unanimous. With recent announcements from Eastern Oregon University and the Oregon Institute of Technology, all of Oregon’s public universities will be requiring COVID-19 vaccinations this fall. OIT made its announcement Wednesday afternoon, and EOU followed on Thursday. Like all of Oregon’s ... [More]

Prostitution in Oregon Could Become Legal
Friday June 4, 2021, 6:13 AM - (73)

SALEM, Oregon — A bill that could repeal the crimes of prostitution, commercial sexual solicitation and promoting prostitution is being seriously considered in Oregon. However, the proposed change in law will not be considered this session as the deadline for bills in the House Judiciary Committe ... [More]

Suspect In Multiple Stabbings, Located and Arrested
Friday June 4, 2021, 2:11 AM - (74)

WILSONVILLE, Oregon - On Saturday, April 10, 2021, at 1:11 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an assault with a weapon call in the 2800 block of S Alpine Street in the city of Cornelius. A person called 911 to report that 33-year-old Artemio Guzman-Olvera had been stabbed ... [More]

Woman died homeless while Oregon held $800,000 of her unclaimed money
Friday June 4, 2021, 1:25 AM - (75)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Cathy Boone died homelessly. She’d been living on the streets of Astoria despite inheriting a small fortune. The state of Oregon held more than $800,000 of her unclaimed money when the 49-year-old passed away in January 2020. “It just didn’t make any sense to me. That money was ... [More]

Clark County Inmate Dies After Apparent Suicide Attempt in Jail
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM - (76)

CLARK COUNTY - On June 1, 2021, corrections deputies at the Clark County Jail found an inmate unresponsive in his cell. Corrections deputies and nursing staff began life saving procedures as emergency medical services was summoned. The inmate, identified as Jesse M. White, was transported to a loc ... [More]

Portland Fire & Rescue Investigators Arrest Arson Suspect
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM - (77)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On June 3, 2021, Portland Fire Investigators arrested a person in connection with multiple North Portland fires that occurred in the early morning hours on June 2, 2021. Fire investigators were able to obtain several video footages from cameras in and around the set fires. Po ... [More]

High speed chase leads to officer-involved shooting near La Center
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM - (78)

LA CENTER, WA (KPTV) – Troopers say one person is in custody after an officer-involved shooting. At 7:15 p.m. troopers saw a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 5 near milepost 39. The vehicle was seen speeding and matched a description of a vehicle that fled a traffic stop made by the Kelso Polic ... [More]

Fleeing driver shot by police after stopping on I-5 overpass
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM - (79)

LA CENTER, Wash. (KOIN) — The driver of a car fleeing from police at more than 100 mph stopped on the overpass of I-5 at Exit 16 in La Center, then was shot by police, the Washington State Patrol said late Thursday night. After being shot, the driver barricaded himself in the car and refused to g ... [More]

Facing an early wildfire season, Oregon officials prepare for the worst
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:08 AM - (80)

SALEM, Oregon - Representatives from Governor Kate Brown's office and state leaders who manage wildfires, conflagrations, and disaster response spoke on Thursday about Oregon’s upcoming wildfire season. More than one million acres in Oregon burned last year as the state was gripped by a historic ... [More]

Oregon fall firestorms cautionary tale in worsening drought
Friday June 4, 2021, 12:07 AM - (81)

OTIS, Ore. (AP) — Wildfire smoke was thick when Tye and Melynda Small went to bed on Labor Day, but they weren't too concerned. After all, they live in a part of Oregon where ferns grow from tree trunks and rainfall averages more than six feet (1.8 meters) a year. But just after midnight, a neigh ... [More]

Investigators looking into six north Portland fires they believe were set deliberately
Thursday June 3, 2021, 10:24 AM - (82)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Fire officials are investigating a series of fires they believe were deliberately set in north Portland Wednesday morning. According to a Portland Fire & Rescue spokesperson, no one was hurt. Six fires in total erupted in a half-hour period along a stretch of North Interstate A ... [More]

Reward offered in missing Salem woman investigation
Thursday June 3, 2021, 5:09 AM - (83)

SALEM, Oregon - A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Tonna Marie Purnell, 42, of Salem, who went missing in late March. The cash reward was announced Wednesday by Crime Stoppers of Oregon in partnership with the Salem Police Department. Crime ... [More]

Deputies investigate fatal crash in Corbett
Thursday June 3, 2021, 4:08 AM - (84)

CORBETT, Oregon - Multnomah County deputies are investigating after a driver was killed in a crash in the Corbett area. On Wednesday morning, at 5:51 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an injury crash in Corbett near the 49100 block of Southeast Louden Road. ... [More]

Board Selects Next Superintendent for Canby School District
Thursday June 3, 2021, 4:03 AM - (85)

CANBY, Oregon - The unanimous decision during Board Special Session, Dr Downs set to start on July 1, 2021 Tonight, the Canby School District Board of Directors voted unanimously to name Dr Aaron Downs as the district’s next superintendent. Dr Downs, who currently serves as the assistant superint ... [More]

Man Convicted of Sex Abuse Sentenced to 25 Years
Thursday June 3, 2021, 3:57 AM - (86)

LINN COUNTY, Oregon - The Linn County Sheriff's Office reports Brandon Dale Morgan, 45, from Lyons, was sentenced Wednesday after being found guilty in a jury trial on May 15, 2021, of three counts of sex abuse-related crimes. Linn County detectives investigated the case back in 2019 that led to ... [More]

McMinnville Bank Robbery
Thursday June 3, 2021, 3:47 AM - (87)

MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On 6/2/2021 at 11:55 am McMinnville units were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at Chase Bank in McMinnville, 1675 N. Hwy 99W. The suspect entered the bank and presented a note demanding money from the teller. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of mo ... [More]

4 students, driver injured in Lewis County school bus crash
Thursday June 3, 2021, 2:56 AM - (88)

LEWIS COUNTY - Four students and a bus driver were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a school bus went off-road on Wednesday afternoon, according to Washington State Patrol. The bus was carrying 30 students and went off the roadway near Main Street and Katula Road in ... [More]

Teen left with broken facial bones in robbery at Clackamas Town Center Transit Center
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 11:51 PM - (89)

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, OR (KPTV) - A Portland-area mother says her son was jumped and robbed at Clackamas Town Center Wednesday and deputies are now trying to find the people responsible. Christi Boom says her son was going shopping with friends and got on the MAX train in Gresham. She says her 17-yea ... [More]

Reward Offered in New Year's Eve Homicide Investigation
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 2:09 AM - (90)

PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the New Year's Eve homicide of Ja'mere Brown. On Thursday, December 31, 2020, at approximately 10:29 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to Northeast A ... [More]

Motorcyclist dies after Memorial Day crash in Marion County
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM - (91)

MARION COUNTY, Oregon - On May 31st, 2021, a few minutes before 6:00 pm first responders were called to the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Arbor Grove Road NE at St. Paul Highway NE. The crash involved two vehicles, a Honda motorcycle and a Toyota Tacoma. The motorcycle rider had seriou ... [More]

Two Portland Area Residents Face Federal Charges for Crimes Committed during Portland Protests
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM - (92)

PORTLAND, Oregon - In separate criminal cases, two Portland-area residents are facing federal charges for crimes committed during recent riots near local federal facilities, including the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Portland Field Office. ... [More]

Battle Ground students' History Day projects win at state
Wednesday June 2, 2021, 1:03 AM - (93)

Even the theme of this year’s National History Day competition, “Communication in History: the Key to Understanding,” became a lesson in and of itself for Battle Ground's History Day competitors. While Pleasant Valley Middle School eighth-graders Kaylie O’Lear and Lilly Roman-Myers’ project focused ... [More]

A Black Homeowner Hit in the Head by a Portland Police Officer Sues the City—and Names His Alleged Attacker
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:29 AM - (94)

Last September, on the 100th consecutive night of Portland protests against police brutality, Elijah Warren says a seemingly anonymous riot cop struck him in the back of the head with a baton, sending him to the hospital. Number 67: That’s the only way Warren, 37, could describe the officer who h ... [More]

15-year-old boy trapped underneath a car dies
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:14 AM - (95)

SALEM, Oregon - At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, May 31, 2021, officers responded to the call of a person pinned beneath a vehicle in the south parking lot of Riverfront Park. On arrival, officers found a 15-year-old young man trapped underneath a car. Four teenage friends were in the ve ... [More]

40-year-old Darren Lockett latest victim of Portland Fatal Shooting
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:11 AM - (96)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Homicide Detectives have released information about a shooting that occurred on Saturday near Southeast 132nd Avenue and Southeast Center Street. The victim in that case is 40-year-old Darren Lockett. The medical examiner determined Mr. Lockett died of a gunshot ... [More]

Oregon Adjutant General remembers the sacrifices and legacy of Oregon Veterans
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 7:00 AM - (97)

ALBANY, Oregon - Remembering the sacrifices made by Oregonians in their service to the United States, Maj. Gen. Michael E. Stencel, Adjutant General, Oregon, reflected on the significance of Memorial Day as the Keynote speaker at the Linn County Veterans Memorial, Albany, Oregon on May 31, 2021. ... [More]

Fire Destroys Shop near Forest Grove
Tuesday June 1, 2021, 4:59 AM - (98)

FOREST GROVE, Oregon - On Tuesday June 1st at 12:54am, Forest Grove Firefighters were dispatched to a shop fire on NW Hillside Road in rural Washington County. Crews arrived shortly after to find heavy fire involvement on a 2,000 square foot shop. Firefighters were able to get a bulk of the fire ext ... [More]

Oregon students may soon not require proof of reading, writing, math skills
Monday May 31, 2021, 6:27 AM - (99)

SALEM, Oregon - A bill removing the requirement that Oregon students in the classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024 demonstrate basic proficiency in math, reading and writing to earn a high school diploma passed a key milestone Thursday and is likely to become law. The bill, already approved by majority D ... [More]

Climber dies after falling 500 feet on Mt. Hood
Monday May 31, 2021, 3:09 AM - (100)

Shortly after 9 a.m. on Sunday May 30, 2021 Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Search & Rescue (SAR) Coordinators learned of a climbing accident near the Old Chute on Mt. Hood. Witnesses called 911 to report a climber had fallen an estimated 500 feet. The 63-year-old male subject had reportedly be ... [More]

Male Arrested After Weekend Shooting in Aloha
Monday May 31, 2021, 3:05 AM - (101)

On Saturday, May 29, 2021, at 7:36 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a disturbance with a weapon in the 2800 block of SW 214th Avenue in the community of Aloha. Deputies learned that two men were arguing in an apartment where others were present. During the argument, ... [More]

Three People Die In Crash on Hwy 58
Monday May 31, 2021, 2:18 AM - (102)

HIGHWAY 28 - Three people die in a traffic accident on Hwy 58 southeast of Springfieled and west of Black Canyon Campground around 10:15 AM on Sunday morning. Two others were critically injured. Late morning Sunday, May 30 just south of Sweeney Creek, a Ford Taurus, operated by 31-year-old James ... [More]

Portland girl gets 3rd degree burns while immitating Tik-Tok Challenge
Monday May 31, 2021, 12:57 AM - (103)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A 13-year-old Oregon girl was hospitalized after she suffered severe burns while trying to attempt a TikTok challenge, her family said. Destini Crane, of Portland was severely burned on her neck and right arm and undergone three skin-grafting surgeries after her family believes ... [More]

National Guard asked to help staff Oregon State Hospital
Sunday May 30, 2021, 5:32 AM - (104)

SALEM, Oregon (AP) - Significant staffing shortages at the Oregon State Hospital prompted health officials to call for the National Guard’s assistance at the psychiatric facility this week. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the state’s health authority, which oversees the hospital, requested 30 ... [More]

Warrants issued for starved Vancouver teen's adoptive parents
Sunday May 30, 2021, 4:17 AM - (105)

PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) — The adoptive parents of Karreon Franks, the 15-year-old from Vancouver who died from starvation and neglect, are being sought nationwide after arrest warrants were issued for them. Felicia Louise Adams and her husband, Jesse Costillo Franks, are wanted for 2nd-degree mur ... [More]

Overwhelmed with patients, Bend hospital in need of nurses
Sunday May 30, 2021, 3:26 AM - (106)

"We're at capacity. We're beyond capacity," is the way Dr. Jeff Absalon described the situation Friday. He's the chief physician executive at St. Charles Health Care in Bend. "We have been experiencing a large number of COVID-19 patients over the last several weeks. I think we’re an outlier to ... [More]

Manipulating gut microbes to improve human health topic of next Oregon State Science Pub
Sunday May 30, 2021, 3:07 AM - (107)

CORVALLIS, Oregon - The Oregon State University Science Pub on June 7 will focus on how insights from the field of restoration ecology, which was designed to heal natural ecosystems, may help health practitioners to manipulate the gut microbiome in ways that improve human health. The virtual eve ... [More]

What happens when college students are arrested for off-campus, criminal behavior?
Sunday May 30, 2021, 1:48 AM - (108)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Over the past year, hundreds of people have been arrested for alleged violence at protests and riots. Some of those people currently face felony charges, including at least three local college students. But how do universities respond when their own students are arrested? A ... [More]

Man Crushed To Death Attempting to Steal a Catalytic Converter
Sunday May 30, 2021, 12:17 AM - (109)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A Vancouver man was killed on Thursday morning apparently attempting to steal a catalytic converter from a car at a local repair shop. The owner said the man was seen on surveillance video about 2 a.m. using a car jack on a Mercedes parked in the shop’s parking lot. It seems t ... [More]

Oregon's Wildlife Savior
Saturday May 29, 2021, 9:43 AM - (110)

Plenty of people, at least in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, have heard of the William L. Finley National Wildlife Refuge a little south of Corvallis. But very few people know anything at all about William L. Finley, the remarkable early 20th-century conservationist and photographer for whom it was nam ... [More]

Waring: Danger lurks with cyanobacteria blooms this summer
Friday May 28, 2021, 2:31 AM - (111)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Cyanobacteria, or 'blue-green algae,' form mats on the surface of the water and can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and dogs. Cyanobacteria are a group of bacteria found throughout the world. They grow in any type of water (fresh, brackish, or marine) and are photo ... [More]

D River Beach in Lincoln City health advisory issued May 27
Friday May 28, 2021, 1:21 AM - (112)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon Health Authority is issuing a public health advisory today for unsafe levels of fecal bacteria in ocean waters at D River Beach in Lincoln County. People should avoid direct contact with the water in this area until the advisory is lifted. Unsafe levels of fecal bacteria ... [More]

Oregon Man Faces Federal Charges for COVID-Relief Fraud Scheme
Friday May 28, 2021, 12:09 AM - (113)

PORTLAND, Ore.—An indictment was unsealed on Wednesday charging a Portland, Oregon, man with fraudulently converting to personal use loans intended to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eric Wade Lysne, 29, has been charged with one count each of wire and bank fraud. The indic ... [More]

Man arrested after stealing New Car During Test Drive
Friday May 28, 2021, 12:03 AM - (114)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - On February 26, 2021, Jermel Arcilicia Taylor and another man went to a car dealership in Beaverton, Oregon. They spoke with a salesman and requested to test drive a vehicle on the lot. The car needed fuel, so the three men drove to a nearby gas station. After they left the gas s ... [More]

Female Fugitive Chased by Police On A Dangerous Pursuit Through West Oregon
Thursday May 27, 2021, 11:41 PM - (115)

On May 26, 2021 at 11:14 AM the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office was relayed that Grand Ronde Tribal Police had been chasing a black Jeep Wrangler west bound on Hwy 18. Police were unable to keep in visual contact with the suspect vehicle and the pursuit was terminated. Soon Lincoln City Police Of ... [More]

Portland Fire and Rescue save woman from Marquam bridge
Thursday May 27, 2021, 10:48 PM - (116)

PORTLAND, Oregon - At 6:50 pm last night Portland fire crews were dispatched to the Marquam bridge on the report of someone sitting over the edge of the bridge. When the first fire engine arrived, they found a female sitting on the outside edge of the bridge. She then climbed down to the steel struc ... [More]

Clackamas High School defaced in hate crime posters with Donald Trump
Thursday May 27, 2021, 5:35 AM - (117)

CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — The Clackamas High School principal on Monday found the front doors of the school plastered with Donald Trump stickers and defaced with beans, a derogatory symbol against Latinx people. The incident apparently began as a prank that included toilet paper in trees and writing ... [More]

Oregon woman arrested for violating Hawaii quarantine rules
Thursday May 27, 2021, 5:23 AM - (118)

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — An Oregon woman was arrested last week, after arriving in Hawaii because she violated travel quarantine rules meant to protect the islands from the spread of coronavirus, police said. After arriving on a flight from Seattle, Kelsey Newcomer, 36, of Portland, did not have a ... [More]

Farmers buy land, make camp by shut Oregon irrigation canal
Thursday May 27, 2021, 5:19 AM - (119)

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Two farmers with ties to anti-government activist Ammon Bundy have purchased land by a shut-off irrigation canal in Oregon that would normally deliver water to a massive federal irrigation project along the California-Oregon border and have set up a protest encampment ther ... [More]

Cougar rattles neighborhood after breaking into Eastern Washington home
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 8:33 AM - (120)

EPHRATA, Wash. — Ephrata homeowners got a bit of a shock when a cougar came wandering through their neighborhood on Tuesday morning. The incident happened in the area of D Street SW in Ephrata. Multiple witnesses saw the cougar scurrying through a neighborhood and hopping over backyard fences ... [More]

What Portland police has changed in the year since the murder of George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 8:28 AM - (121)

PORTLAND, Oregon - May 25, 2021 marks one year since former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd by kneeling on his neck for more than nine minutes. Since Floyd’s murder, there has been civil unrest across the country. The city of Portland saw more than 100 straight nigh ... [More]

Bail for teen accused of murdering stepfather set at $1M after outburst in courtroom
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 8:02 AM - (122)

CLARK COUNTY, WA (KPTV) - A Clark County teenager's first court appearance on a murder charge ended with the judge removing him from the courtroom after the teen shouted expletives and other snide comments. Brent Luyster III is facing a charge of second-degree murder. The 17-year-old is accused o ... [More]

Reward offered to help solve deadly shooting of 2 men in SE Portland
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 7:55 AM - (123)

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The Portland Police Bureau and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are asking for the public's help to solve a shooting that left two men dead in February. Police said officers were called out to a report of two people shot at a bar in the 8300 block of Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard o ... [More]

Remaining Body Parts of Dismemberment Sara Zghoul found
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 7:45 AM - (124)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Model Sara Zghoul was also an aspiring actress, and young mother from Oregon who was murdered. Her remains were stuffed into suitcases that were found in an abandoned BMW. On January 25, 2018, detectives located the remains of 28-year-old Sara Zghoul in a parked car in the comm ... [More]

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue ticked pink to finally get their brand new fire engine at Station 29 in Woodland
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 7:02 AM - (125)

Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue is thrilled to put a new fire engine into service at Station 29 in Woodland. The fire engine is the first of four new fire engines that CCFR will receive over the next 15 months. Three were purchased by the fire district, and one was purchased for CCFR by the Cowlitz Indian ... [More]

Endangered Missing Person needs your help
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 6:57 AM - (126)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Police are asking for your help finding 86-year-old Darrell Rask who left his home in North Portland at about 6:00 p.m. on May 25, 2021 and has not been seen since. Mr. Rask was driving a red Ford F 150 pickup with Oregon license plate VXT513. He did not say where he was going. ... [More]

Peaceful Gathering In Southeast Portland, Destructive Crowd Downtown
Wednesday May 26, 2021, 6:50 AM - (127)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On May 25, 2021 at around 5:30 p.m., about one hundred people gathered at Revolution Hall in southeast Portland and walked in the street to the Burnside Bridge and back, over the course of about 90 minutes. The group had signs and drums and sang and chanted as they walked peaceful ... [More]

Arrests Make In Road Rage Across the river in Vancouver
Tuesday May 25, 2021, 11:15 AM - (128)

Two suspects from a May 12th road rage/drive-by shooting incident have been arrested. The incidicent occurred near the 7500 block NE 41st Street. Tejay Nunya Castle, 31, was arrested for multiple charges including Assault I and Drive-By Shooting. Montgomery A. Hedges, 36, was arrested for multipl ... [More]

Oregon Warns Doctors to Look for Heart Inflammation in Recently Vaccinated
Monday May 24, 2021, 7:56 AM - (129)

On Thursday, the Oregon Health Authority began warning doctors to look for heart inflammation in anyone who has chest pain and has recently been vaccinated, following six cases in Oregon and Washington. So far, OHA is telling physicians, this is an investigation into a possible link between myoca ... [More]

Stay A Night At a Magical Oregon Treehouse
Monday May 24, 2021, 7:19 AM - (130)

If you’re looking for a unique and magical place to get away in Oregon, Out’n’About Treehouse Treesort in Cave Junction is designed to delight the inner child in everyone. I can’t think of a better way to spend the weekend than relaxing amongst towering trees, taking a zipline tour, and spending ti ... [More]

Oregon Lifts COVID-19 Mandates, Introduces Vaccination Verification Measures
Monday May 24, 2021, 6:41 AM - (131)

Oregon has lifted its mask mandate for those who are vaccinated against the coronavirus, but businesses, workplaces and houses of worship may not be required to verify vaccination before they admit someone who is not masked. Patrick Allen is director of the Oregon Health Authority and joins us now. ... [More]

Portland's Mayor Asks Downtown Law Firms for Help With a Plan to Relocate People Sleeping in Front of Their Offices
Monday May 24, 2021, 6:34 AM - (132)

Last week, managing partners from 25 of Portland’s largest law firms assembled on Zoom to air their grievances about downtown homeless camps to Sam Adams. In reply, he made them a remarkable offer. Adams, the onetime Portland mayor, is now Mayor Ted Wheeler’s czar of homelessness and his liaiso ... [More]

Oregon Latest to Create a COVID-19 Lottery
Monday May 24, 2021, 5:08 AM - (133)

On Friday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced the "Take Your Shot, Oregon" campaign. Oregon plans to give away nearly $1.9 million it got from COVID-19 stimulus money to individuals who have been vaccinated. Its plan is like Ohio, which is giving away five $1 million prizes from federal funds it recei ... [More]

16 people lose their home in Longview Apartment Fire
Monday May 24, 2021, 5:02 AM - (134)

LONGVIEW, Washington - At 1126 PM Longview Fire and Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue were dispatched to 3858 Pennsylvania St to a reported apartment fire. While responding dispatch advised crews that the caller reported that a candle possibly started the fire. When the first crew arrived they were greet ... [More]

Lebanon Fire District Responds to Multiple Alarms Simultaneously
Monday May 24, 2021, 1:29 AM - (135)

LEBANON, Oregon - The Lebanon Fire District was hit with two simultaneous multi-alarm fires today requiring assistance from many of the mid-valley’s other fire agencies. LFD had concurrent multi-alarm fires, stretching their resources extremely thin. A structure fire on Sodaville Cut-Off Drive and ... [More]

Suspicious Circumstances involving Argay Terrace Death, Public Assistance Requested
Sunday May 23, 2021, 11:25 PM - (136)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man was found deceased in the street in the Argay Terrace Neighborhood, and early indication is he may have been struck by a hit and run driver. On Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 6:30a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the 14300 block of Northeast Milton Street and found the ... [More]

Officer opens fire on suspected auto thief before crash in Wood Village
Sunday May 23, 2021, 2:39 AM - (137)

PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) — An officer with the Portland Poland Police Bureau has been placed on paid administrative leave after opening fire on an auto theft suspect early Saturday. PPB officers were dispatched to an area near NE 158th Ave and NE Mason Street around 12:30 a.m. on reports of a stol ... [More]

TriMet Bus Driver Shot by Bullet While Driving
Sunday May 23, 2021, 1:55 AM - (138)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A bus driver is being treated at the hospital for a gunshot injury after being shot behind the wheel of a TriMet bus. On Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 7:01p.m., an East Precinct officer was on another call and heard gunfire near Northeast 102nd Avenue and Northeast Halsey Street. S ... [More]

Woman Arrested for race hate related crimes and hitting a child at a retail store
Saturday May 22, 2021, 2:15 AM - (139)

CEDAR HILLS, Oregon - On Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 11:35 a.m., patrol deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office were dispatched to a disturbance at a retail store in the 3400 block of SW Knowlton Road in Cedar Hills. A deputy arrived in less than one minute. Witnesses reported that an ... [More]

Police Arrest Sex Offender Armed With Hatchet, Rescue Missing Juvenile
Saturday May 22, 2021, 1:52 AM - (140)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A sex offender was arrested after officers discovered him with a missing juvenile and convinced him to drop a hatchet. On Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 11:33p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in the 14600 block of Southeast Harri ... [More]

Clackamas County Drug Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison
Saturday May 22, 2021, 1:47 AM - (141)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A Boring, Oregon man was sentenced to federal prison today for distributing illegal narcotics in and around the Portland Metropolitan Area. Thomas Lewis Ogden, 55, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison and three years’ supervised release. According to court documents, ... [More]

Man Charged with Attempted Murder, Stalking
Saturday May 22, 2021, 1:42 AM - (142)

On May 13, 2021, Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies began investigating a stalking case in the community of Aloha after a woman reported that her ex-boyfriend had tried to break into her apartment overnight. Around the same time, the Beaverton Police Department got a phone call from an o ... [More]

Sex Offender Notification to the public
Saturday May 22, 2021, 1:38 AM - (143)

Marion County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the following information pursuant to ORS163A.215, which authorizes Community Corrections to inform the public when the release of information will enhance public safety and protection. The individual who appears on this notification has been convicted ... [More]

Hillsboro man arrested for robberies at Target and Fred Meyer stores
Saturday May 22, 2021, 1:29 AM - (144)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - On May 20, 2021 at about 10:49 am, the pharmacy located inside Target at 11095 NE Evergreen Parkway in Hillsboro was robbed. The male suspect said he had a gun. No no gun was seen or used. The suspect make a quick escaped before police arrived. On the same day, at about 8:21 ... [More]

Portland Resident Desmond Boris Washington Sentenced to Federal Prison
Saturday May 22, 2021, 1:03 AM - (145)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A Portland man was sentenced to federal prison today after being convicted in October 2021 for illegally possessing a stolen firearm as a convicted felon. 35-year-old Desmond Boris Washington was sentenced to 4 years in federal prison. On October 10, 2018, Homeland Security ... [More]

Rose City Justice to hold march almost one year after George Floyd's murder
Friday May 21, 2021, 9:59 AM - (146)

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Last summer, protesters marched over bridges and through the streets of Portland to say Black lives matter after George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis by former police officer Derek Chauvin. "We did get, I guess what we would call, a favorable verdict in the Chauvin trial ... [More]

Parents threaten Camas School District over masks and curriculum
Friday May 21, 2021, 9:56 AM - (147)

CAMAS, Wash. — Parents in Camas have been vocal over the last year about how the Camas School District has handled a multitude of issues, including returning to school. “We will not be sending our kids back in the fall,” Lindsy Fagan said as she addressed the board last week. “I will not be al ... [More]

5 Oregon counties, including Washington Co., head into the 'lower' COVID-19 risk category
Friday May 21, 2021, 9:53 AM - (148)

Five Oregon counties, including Washington County, will move down to the “lower” coronavirus risk level Friday. Counties in the “lower” risk category can have bigger gatherings, and bars and restaurants can stay open until midnight. Governor Kate Brown announced on Tuesday that Benton, Deschutes ... [More]

Former roommate accused of murder in '99 Hillsboro disappearance
Friday May 21, 2021, 9:49 AM - (149)

PORTLAND, Oregon (KOIN) — Twenty-two years after Anthony “Tony” Kennedy went missing from Hillsboro, police arrested and charged a suspect with his murder. Kennedy was last seen alive in July of 1999. He was 22 years old at the time. His vehicle was also reported missing and was later found empty ... [More]

Portland's Mayor Asks Downtown Law Firms for Help With a Plan to Relocate People Sleeping in Front of Their Offices
Friday May 21, 2021, 9:15 AM - (150)

Last week, managing partners from 25 of Portland’s largest law firms assembled on Zoom to air their grievances about downtown homeless camps to Sam Adams. In reply, he made them a remarkable offer. Adams, the onetime Portland mayor, is now Mayor Ted Wheeler’s czar of homelessness and his liaison ... [More]

Bike to Work Day - Oregon leads every state in the US for Bike Commuting
Friday May 21, 2021, 8:28 AM - (151)

The Bicycle Master Plan was created over a two and a half year period byBicycle Program staff with input from over 2,000 residents. The process of creating this Plan was guided by the Bicycle Master Plan Steering Committee,consisting of Bicycle Advisory Committee members; other bicycle, business, a ... [More]

Who Killed 17-year-old 'Ollie' Taylor (opinion)
Friday May 21, 2021, 6:30 AM - (152)

A Marion County Grand Jury unanimously has cleared two Silverton Police officers (Sergeant Jonathan J Lamoreaux, Officer Braden Andersen) and a Marion County Sheriff's deputy (Senior Deputy Ron Cereghino) of any wrong doing in an incident that began at on May 12, 2021. Read original Oregon Herald s ... [More]

Shooting Victim Dropped Off at Portland Hospital
Friday May 21, 2021, 4:48 AM - (153)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is in the hospital after being shot multiple times in Northeast Portland. On Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 4:28p.m., East Precinct officers responded to a call of shots heard in the area of Northeast 148th Avenue and Northeast Glisan Street. Officers arrived and located e ... [More]

NEW MASK GUIDANCE STIRS UP CONFUSION FOR BUSINESSES
Thursday May 20, 2021, 9:09 AM - (154)

LANE COUNTY, Oregon - The new guidelines for mask-wearing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention allow fully vaccinated people to go without wearing a mask in public. However, the state of Oregon has not released specific guidelines for businesses to follow at this time. Many busines ... [More]

COVID-positive driver who spit on Tigard cop sentenced
Thursday May 20, 2021, 8:23 AM - (155)

HILLSBORO, Oregon - On May 11, 2021, Miguel Hernandez-Cuesta plead guilty to attempted second-degree assault, aggravated harassment and driving under the influence of intoxicants. Judge Ramón Pagán then sentenced the defendant to three years formal probation and six months in the Washington County J ... [More]

PCC instructor wins American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges Teaching Excellence Award
Thursday May 20, 2021, 8:22 AM - (156)

BEAVERTON, Oregon - Portland Community College math instructor Jessica Bernards has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) Teaching Excellence Award. Bernards is the first instructor from PCC to earn prestigious national recognition. ... [More]

Second sudden oak death site found outside existing quarantine area near Port Orford
Thursday May 20, 2021, 8:22 AM - (157)

PORT ORFORD, Oregon - A second site where tanoaks have been found infected with the sudden oak death pathogen was detected 21 miles northwest of the existing quarantine area for the tree disease. On April 27 an OSU researcher driving back from Brookings noticed dying tanoaks along Highway 101 just o ... [More]

Ridgefield first graders plant seeds of knowledge in community garden
Thursday May 20, 2021, 8:00 AM - (158)

The first graders in teacher Brigid Taylor’s class at Union Ridge Elementary School have grown accustomed to keeping tabs on the forecast. When the weather is favourable to their plans, the good news elicits small nods of approval, big smiles, and even a (green) thumbs-up or two. That’s because thes ... [More]

Missing and Endangered Cornelius Man
Thursday May 20, 2021, 6:47 AM - (159)

CORNELIUS, Oregon - On Sunday, May 16, 2021, at 6:30 p.m., Washington County deputies learned 76-year-old Ralph Brown was missing. Mr. Brown was last seen leaving his home near the 600 block S 12th Avenue in the City of Cornelius shortly before deputies were called. Family told deputies Mr. Brown le ... [More]

Man dies in auto crash on I5 in Linn County
Wednesday May 19, 2021, 11:07 PM - (160)

On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at approximately 10:30 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near. Apparently a Honda Civic was the subject of several complaints for poor driving northbound on I-5. As troopers were still responding to the ... [More]

Wyden, Merkley Reintroduce Bill to Allow VA to Prescribe Medical Marijuana to Veterans
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 8:42 AM - (161)

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley said today they have joined colleagues to reintroduce legislation to allow doctors at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to prescribe medical marijuana to veterans in Oregon and the 35 other states that have established m ... [More]

Grand jury indicts suspect in May 8 shooting
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 8:03 AM - (162)

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Oregon - A Clackamas County grand jury indicted a suspect on multiple charges on Monday. A Clackamas Grand Jury indicted a man accused of shooting at law enforcement during a chase that ended on Highway 213 on May 8. Gerald Leroy Barnes II is charged with three counts of atte ... [More]

Protecting workers exposed to Oregon's heat waves and wildfire smoke
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 7:54 AM - (163)

Oregon is considering ways to protect workers required to labor in extreme weather conditions, which are becoming more common in this age of climate change. The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or Oregon OSHA, has started the rulemaking process to protect workers whose jobs k ... [More]

Oregon Senate votes to reinstate foreclosure moratorium
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 6:13 AM - (164)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A bill that would reinstate Oregon’s moratorium on foreclosures for those experiencing financial hardship during the coronavirus pandemic passed the state Senate on Monday. The bill, which would allow homeowners to put their mortgage in forbearance at least through June 30, pas ... [More]

Oregon advocates to keep fighting past non-unanimous jury convictions, despite ruling
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 4:52 AM - (165)

SALEM, Oregon (AP) — Advocates for over 200 people found guilty of crimes by Oregon juries that weren't unanimous say they’ll keep fighting to have the convictions vacated, despite Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that they don’t need to be retried, even after it barred the practice a year ago. ... [More]

Appeals court overturns conviction in killing of woman
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 4:38 AM - (166)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has overturned the 2017 murder conviction of a teen who fatally stabbed a woman as she hung flyers near an apartment complex. The court overturned the conviction of Jaime Tinoco-Camarena on Wednesday, concluding that prosecutors shouldn’t have int ... [More]

High court won't make unanimous jury requirement retroactive
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 4:21 AM - (167)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that prisoners who were convicted by non-unanimous juries before the high court barred the practice a year ago don’t need to be retried. The justices ruled 6-3 along conservative-liberal lines that prisoners whose cases had concluded before the jus ... [More]

Woman dies in Crash on Hwy 97, Klamath County
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 2:53 AM - (168)

On Monday, May 17, 2021 at approximately 2:25 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 97 near milepost 269. Preliminary investigation revealed a Smart Fortwo car, operated by 67-year-old Deborah Seaquist of Chiloquin, was northbound wh ... [More]

Molalla Fire Crews Rescue Injured Logger
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 2:46 AM - (169)

At approx. 10:15am on the morning of 5/17/21, Molalla Fire District responded to the report of an injured logger in the wilderness area. The location was determined to be around the Williams lake area, an area heavily damaged by last year's devastating fires. Crews arrived to find an injured logger ... [More]

Should the mushroom psychedelic Psilocybin be legal to treat mental health conditions?
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 1:19 AM - (170)

Established by Ballot Measure 109 (2020), the Oregon Psilocybin Advisory Board makes recommendations to OHA on available scientific studies and research on the safety and efficacy of psilocybin in treating mental health conditions, and makes recommendations on the requirements, specifications and gu ... [More]

The worst eruption in US history occurred 41 years ago
Tuesday May 18, 2021, 12:02 AM - (171)

On May 18,1980, the Mount St. Helens explosion claimed more 57 lives, destroyed thousands of acres of land and wiped out entire animal and plant communities. It darkened skies for hundreds of miles, sent a huge ash cloud circling around the globe and dramatically changed the landscape of the mountai ... [More]

4.1 earthquake hits Oregon 100 miles west of Gold Beach
Monday May 17, 2021, 4:59 AM - (172)

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake rocked the Pacific Ocean at about 8 AM Sunday and struck about 100 miles west of Port Orford. It was the 10th-strongest earthquake west of Oregon’s coast in 2021, about two-and-a-half weeks after three separate quakes set just as many still-unbeaten records for the year. T ... [More]

Men of Oregon Make It 14 in a Row
Monday May 17, 2021, 4:31 AM - (173)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Powered by its depth across the board, the Men of Oregon won the 2021 Pac-12 team title to extend the program's conference winning streak to 14 in a row. The Ducks finished the three-day competition with a meet-record 185 points, outdistancing the field ... [More]

Second Amendment sanctuaries facing 1st court test in Oregon
Monday May 17, 2021, 2:40 AM - (174)

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The first court test of whether local governments can ban police from enforcing certain gun laws is playing out in a rural Oregon county, one of a wave of U.S. counties declaring itself a Second Amendment sanctuary. The measure that voters in the logging area of Columbia County ... [More]

Gresham Police Looking For Missing Endangered 13-Year-Old Girl
Monday May 17, 2021, 1:31 AM - (175)

GRESHAM, Oregon - Gresham Police are asking for the public's help to find 13-year-old Karen Torres who ran away from her home at 184th/E Burnside Street shortly after 11:00 PM on Saturday, May 15th. Karen has turned her phone off, and deactivated her social media accounts and her friends say they do ... [More]

Man Shot And Seriously Wouded in Old Town
Monday May 17, 2021, 1:21 AM - (176)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 7:21 a.m., officers from the Central Precinct were dispatched to a shooting call in the area of Northwest 6th Avenue and Northwest Flanders Street. Officers located an adult male victim with serious gunshot injuries. The victim was transported to an hosp ... [More]

Shooting in the Powellhurst-Gilbert Neighborhood
Monday May 17, 2021, 12:04 AM - (177)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On May 16, 2021, at 4:39 p.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to a shooting call in the 12600 block of Southeast Taggart Street. As officers were responding, a shooting victim flagged down other officers who were dealing with an occupied stolen vehicle in 14100 block of ... [More]

Rethinking Psychiatry to Continue Soteria House Series Online
Monday May 17, 2021, 12:02 AM - (178)

PORTLAND, Oregon - Rethinking Psychiatry, a grassroots activist education group based in Portland, Oregon, is continuing its successful Soteria House Series of online talks. Soteria Houses are non-clinical short-term community residences for people in mental health crisis, usually pathologized as sc ... [More]

Governor Brown drops mask requirements for fully vaccinated Oregonians
Saturday May 15, 2021, 6:29 AM - (179)

SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown announced Thursday afternoon that Oregon will follow U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance released earlier in the day and is dropping the requirement for wearing masks or to socially distance in most public spaces. Gov. Brown announced that ... [More]

Stabbing Victim Identified, Suspect Charged with Murder
Saturday May 15, 2021, 5:48 AM - (180)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On March 31, 2021, at about 12:01 a.m., Portland Police from Central Precinct responded to the report of an assault near Southwest 1st Avenue and Southwest Ankeny Street. Upon arrival officers found a person who appeared to have been wounded in a stabbing. Officers provided first ... [More]

25-year-old woman Dies at Hospital after Woodlawn Shooting
Saturday May 15, 2021, 5:45 AM - (181)

PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 8:55p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 6800 block of Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. When they arrived they located two shooting victims, an adult male and adult female. The victims were transported ... [More]

Firefighters Battle Barn Fire in Sherwood, Prevent Fire from Spreading to Adjacent Structures.
Saturday May 15, 2021, 5:34 AM - (182)

SHERWOOD, Oregon - Firefighters were called to a reported barn fire in the 22000 block of SW Lebeau Rd in Sherwood just after 2:40 pm today. Multiple callers to 911 reported a fully involved barn fire, with fire threatening nearby structures and spreading to an adjacent field. First arriving firefig ... [More]

Man Pushes Woman into Traffic, Burns Power Pole, Resists Arrest
Saturday May 15, 2021, 5:29 AM - (183)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect is facing numerous charges after pushing a woman into traffic, burning a power pole, and fighting with officers. On Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 2:52p.m., a call came in to police of an area check regarding a suspect seen pushing a woman into the street near Southeast 36 ... [More]

Two-year-old girl falls from window, and (unrelated) cat jumps from burning building
Saturday May 15, 2021, 5:18 AM - (184)

KELSO, WA- Firefighters from Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue responded to a two-year-old girl who fell out of a second-story window Friday afternoon at 3:47 at the Country Run apartments on Solomon Rd. The girl was jumping on the bed and fell through the screen door window landing on a glass outdoor table ... [More]

Gun Violence Prevention Effort Brings Together Coalition
Saturday May 15, 2021, 4:57 AM - (185)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A coalition of law enforcement and non-law enforcement partners are collaborating in an effort to quell the gun violence public health crisis in Portland. The Portland Police Bureau is collaborating with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Portland office, the Portland Of ... [More]

Hillsboro Fire & Rescue adds two new chief officers
Saturday May 15, 2021, 4:50 AM - (186)

he City of Hillsboro Fire & Rescue Department has fully staffed its leadership team with the recent additions of Deputy Chief Greg Espinosa and Division Chief Fred Charlton. As deputy chief of operations, Chief Espinosa oversees the delivery of services from the department’s 94 firefighters and p ... [More]

Representative Nearman Must Resign or Be Expelled from the Legislature
Friday May 14, 2021, 10:57 AM - (187)

SALEM, Oregon - In January, surveillance video was released that revealed State Representative Mike Nearman literally opening the door for violent rioters to attack the Oregon State Capitol while it was closed for a special session to deal with the COVID crisis. Immediately after, Planned Parenthood ... [More]

A man arrested for killing a nine-year-old girl, 9-year-old Baylei Bissonette
Friday May 14, 2021, 1:19 AM - (188)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man accused of hitting and killing a nine-year-old girl and hurting two other people in Gresham was arrested Thursday. Cameron King, 20, was charged with criminally negligent homicide and two counts of fourth-degree assault, Gresham police said. He was booked into the Multnom ... [More]

PeaceHealth Southwest luminary event photos and video clips
Friday May 14, 2021, 12:56 AM - (189)

VANCOUVER, Washington - To celebrate National Hospital & Healthcare Workers Week, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, WA honored its caregivers this evening, creating a beautiful luminary display to acknowledge the extraordinary sacrifices they have made caring for patients during the ... [More]

A New Spin On A Classic Video Game Gives Native Americans Better Representation
Thursday May 13, 2021, 8:42 PM - (190)

Jazz Halfmoon, 38, remembers playing the educational video game Oregon Trail as a reward for doing well in class. "It was on a super-old computer," she says. "The green screen was like the only color." She says it was really exciting, and the kids would often clamor and fight over who could play ... [More]

Officers dodge bullets, chase possible kidnapping suspect
Thursday May 13, 2021, 7:26 AM - (191)

SILVERTON, Oregon - On Wednesday, on May 12, 2021, law enforcement officers from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Silverton Police Department became involved with a Ford F-150 pursuit of a possible kidnapping suspect. While in pursuit of the pickup, an occupant in the truck fired several ... [More]

Couple Has Life Threatening Injuries after Being Shot in Woodlawn Neighborhood
Thursday May 13, 2021, 5:41 AM - (192)

PORTLAND, Oregon - A man and woman have life threatening injuries after a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood. On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 8:55p.m., North Precinct officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 6800 block of Northeast Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard. When they arrive ... [More]

Mount Hood's Deadliest Disaster, meanwhile, Search continues for missing Portland hiker Joe Dean
Thursday May 13, 2021, 4:47 AM - (193)

GOVERNMENT CAMP, Oregon - The search for missing Portland hiker Joe Dean, 71, continues into Sunday evening. Today, approximately 65 search and rescue members from several agencies and organizations combed a myriad of backcountry trails south of Horsetail Falls. In addition to ground searches, a ... [More]

Human Traffickers Indicted in Portland for Brutally Assaulting Two Women in Portland
Tuesday May 11, 2021, 1:43 AM - (194)

PORTLAAND, Oregon - On November 11, 2020, members of a US Marshals Task Force were in the 9700 Block of Northeast Sandy Boulevard looking for a wanted fugitive. During their surveillance they noticed two suspicious men leaving a hotel room unrelated to their fugitive. A member of the US Marshals ... [More]

SkillsUSA motivates and inspires Woodland High School and with the State Championship title this year
Tuesday May 11, 2021, 1:34 AM - (195)

WOODLAND, Washington - Caleb Mouat, a senior at Woodland High School, won the SkillsUSA State Championship with teammates Caitlin Nelson and Oliver Rosas also competing in the program’s virtual championship due to restrictions to prevent the spread of covid-19. Team members credit their SkillsUSA ex ... [More]

Epidemic of Catalytic Converter Thefts Increasing - How You Can Protect Yourself
Tuesday May 11, 2021, 1:10 AM - (196)

The theft of catalytic converters has increased at a national level and Battle Ground has not escaped the trend. The Battle Ground Police Department wants you to know that this criminal activity is increasing in our community, how you can to deter theft from your vehicle, what to watch for and how ... [More]

Man Accused Of Shooting Girlfriend In Face Arrested In Curry County, Oregon
Monday May 10, 2021, 8:17 AM - (197)

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY - The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office said a man wanted for attempted murder after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in the face was arrested in Oregon. Kevin Gerolaga, 34, was wanted for the shooting, which happened in the early morning hours of April 21. He allegedly shot ... [More]

Oregon church won't close after COVID-19 outbreak infected 74 members, pastor says
Monday May 10, 2021, 7:56 AM - (198)

SALEM, Oregon - Returning to the pulpit after a COVID-19 outbreak infected him, his wife and 72 members of their congregation, the senior pastor of an Oregon church said Sunday that he will not kowtow to pressure to close the doors to the house of worship. Pastor Scott Erickson of the Peoples Chu ... [More]

UK variant spreading in Oregon
Sunday May 9, 2021, 10:16 AM - (199)

The “principle variant of concern” in the COVID-19 pandemic in Oregon is the so-called UK strain B.1.1.7, Brett Tyler, Director of Oregon State University’s Center for Genome Research told a group of journalists this week. Tyler, who has been overseeing genome testing of sewage samples from aroun ... [More]

Storage facility arsonist arrested
Sunday May 9, 2021, 10:07 AM - (200)

SALEM, Oregon - On the evening of May 3, 2021, the Salem Fire Department responded to Airport Self Storage at 2142 Turner RD SE for a large fire. The four-alarm fire burned for several hours and destroyed multiple storage units, causing over $1M in damage. Detectives determined the fire was not a ... [More]