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Thursday June 10, 2021
How Oregon and other US cities are preparing for a potentially bloody summer of gun violence
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 cities are preparing for a potentially bloody summer by bulking up patrols in high-crime neighborhoods, ...
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Thursday June 10, 2021
Extreme drought worsens in West, with 'exceptional' conditions covering more than 26% of the region
(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 experienced in 88% of the Western US as of this week. Scientists say persistent drought conditions in thi ...
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Thursday June 10, 2021
These top pet-friendly hotels welcome furry guests with gusto
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 has the right vibe — is key. Before you book, it’s a good idea to get familiar with the hotel featu ...
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Thursday June 10, 2021
Family overjoyed arrest made in 41-year-old Gresham cold case
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 DNA testing technology was used to analyze evidence from the 1980 crime scene and lead police to Rober ...
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Wednesday June 9, 2021
Death Row pyramid scam takes hold in Oregon
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 Oregon last year. It advertised on social media and in online forums as a community wealth share grou ...
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Wednesday June 9, 2021
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 released the driver's identity, pending notification of her family. ...

Wednesday June 9, 2021
Baker City Man Pleads Guilty in Covid-Relief Fraud Scheme
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 programs administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) through Economic Injury Disaster Loans ( ...
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Wednesday June 9, 2021
Gresham Police Make Arrest in an incredible 1980 Cold Case Homicide
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 Plympton is responsible for the murder of 19-year-old Barbara Mae Tucker, 41 years ago. Tucke ...
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Tuesday June 8, 2021
Oregon OSHA cites 4 employers in May for COVID-19 violations, including willful failures to protect workers
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 wood products company in Deschutes, Wasco, Linn, and Multnomah counties, respectively. Penalties ra ...
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Tuesday June 8, 2021
Re-Imagined Radio broadcasts science fiction classics in June
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 adaptations of original science fiction stories. “It is on every list of the best radio programs ever, ...
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Tuesday June 8, 2021
Ridgefield High School students provide marketing boost to local coffee shop
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. But this isn’t a mere exercise; the decisions these students make will impact an actual business with ...
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Tuesday June 8, 2021
11 year old girl, Kimberly Yancy-Berg is missing
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 stripes, blue jeans and black shoes with a pink watch. Last seen in the area of W 13th St and Daniels ...
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Monday June 7, 2021
Portland Wife/Husband Duo Releases
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. ROOT, a musical reverie on remorse and redemption, was recorded over the course of the 2020 pandem ...
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Monday June 7, 2021
Robbery of Downtown Store Leads to Numerous Charges for Tyrone J. Lee.
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. Updates were given that a suspect was stealing items, assaulting people, and breaking things in the ...
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Monday June 7, 2021
Man hit with stun gun then shot in McMinnville
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 and David Blewett. After interviewing David, contacting additional witnesses and other involved part ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
Join Lake Oswego Lions Club for the 72nd Annual LOLC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast
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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Sunday June 6, 2021
Man hit and killed by MAX Train off I84
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 of Northeast Broadway. A caller reported that a man had walked into her home. The victim was working ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
Two Fires Damage Mill and Semi Truck Trailer in North Plains
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 scene for several hours mopping up hot spots and using thermal imagers to look for heat signatures in th ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
Roseburg Native Eric J. Riley Promoted Brigadier General
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 assignment as commander of the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team. He led the unit during a mobilizatio ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
16-year-old girl missing, Oregon City Police want your help
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 missing/endangered juvenile. 16-year-old Hailey Smith was last seen at her home in Oregon City on the ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
Deputies Arrest Two Adults With Multiple Firearms in a Stolen Vehicle
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 broken into a parked vehicle and were then seen leaving in a separate vehicle. They described the ve ...
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Saturday June 5, 2021
Wildland Fire near Scappoose
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 was dispatched to a truck fire in the area of Gunners lake. This incident was called in by a recreati ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Man and woman killed in motorcycle crash near Junction City
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 thrown from the motorcycle and killed. Alcohol use is being investigated as a factor. Lane Cou ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Family Children Missing, believed to be in danger
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 and are believed to be in danger. The Oregon Department of Human Services asks the public for help ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Man Arrested after pouring gassoline on former girlfriend and threatening to light her on fire
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 gasoline on her. She said her ex-boyfriend dumped gasoline on her and her truck, then threatened to ignite ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
All of Oregon's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccinations or exemptions
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 other public universities, both OIT and EOU will require vaccinations for students, faculty and sta ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Prostitution in Oregon Could Become Legal
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 Committee has expired. So at this point, the idea is just being debated. “When I started working sex du ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Oregon fall firestorms cautionary tale in worsening drought
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 neighbor awakened them as towering flames, pushed by gusting winds, bore down. The Smalls and their four ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Facing an early wildfire season, Oregon officials prepare for the worst
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 wildfire season. Looking ahead at this year, officials are worried given how dry conditions were in ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Fleeing driver shot by police after stopping on I-5 overpass
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 get out. But, authorities said, he later complied and was then taken to a nearby hospital for treatme ...
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