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Friday April 30, 2021
Oregon now has second highest rate of infection
Oregon is now second in the nation for new COVID-19 infections, after months of keeping its levels lower than most other states, and its hospitalization rates in several counties are close to triggering a renewed ban on indoor dining and other high-risk activities, Gov. Kate Brown has announced. At a press conference on Friday, Brown warned, “In the race between vaccines and variants, right now ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Downtown Portland Volunteer Cleanup Crews college almost 27,000 Pounds of Trash Since September
PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning 236 volunteers attended the cleanup event and collected 3,867 pounds of litter and debris from city sidewalks, parks, and business fronts. An estimated 1500 needles were also collected. The 236 volunteers, picked up 3,867 pounds of trash. SOLVE partnered with Transition Projects to host a hygiene product donation drive. Collectively, these downtown cleanups have rem ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Victim of Hit and Run Dies Weeks After Crash
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man died nearly 2 weeks after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Hazelwood Neighborhood, and investigators are asking for help identifying the suspect and suspect vehicle. On Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 5:13p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash at Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast Halsey Street. When they arrived, they found an adult ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Fourth Annual Stride for Seniors Raises More than $514,000 for Senior Meals
Stride for Seniors Charity Walk raised more than $514,000 for senior meals on April 24. The fourth annual event was reimagined for 2021 so participants could walk a variety of adventure trails while maintaining social distancing. This noncompetitive walk raises both awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels People. The Standard was the presenting sponsor. Other major sponsors included New Seasons ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Two Vancouver residents Injured in Collision
On Thursday, April 29th at 6:00am, CCSO Deputies and EMS personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 10500 block of NW Lakeshore Avenue. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attended to the male driver of a 2006 Nissan Sentra who had significant injuries and was still in his vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle, a 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager, also appeared to have injuries but was able to fr ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Fire Chief Retires after Nine Years as Chief, 32 Years in the Fire Service
On Friday, April 30, 2021, Clackamas Fire District #1 Fire Chief, Fred Charlton is retiring after serving as the department’s Fire Chief for nine years. Chief Charlton’s fire service career spans 32 years, beginning in Forest Grove in 1989 as a volunteer, before being hired with the City of Milwaukie as a career Firefighter and paramedic in 1994. Before being appointed as the Fire Chief in July of ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Pioneer Toufik Tanous's body found in Gales Creek
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - It is with sad news that we report the recovery of Toufik “Tom” Tanous’ body this late afternoon. Mr. Tonous has been missing since April 27th. The body was recovered by searchers in Gales Creek near the Hwy 47 overpass just outside the Forest Grove City limits. Tanous left the Hawthorne House Care Facility, located at 2635 21st Ave., in Forest Grove between 8 and ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Distracted Drivers, Warning, video extremely emotional
Distracted driving is the act of driving while engaging in other activities which distract the driver's attention away from the road. Distractions are shown to compromise the safety of the driver, passengers, pedestrians, and people in other vehicles. On April 30th, Molalla Police Department will be conducting additional patrols focused on distracted driving. From 2014-2018 there were 22,410 fa ...
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Thursday April 29, 2021
Update: Girl killed, Oregon Man arrested after Crash In Reno Navada
UPDATE - From ktvn.com news) Officials say a five-year-old (girl) is dead after a two car crash around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday night. Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office identified her as Sariah Sheppards of Reno. She was pronounced dead several hours after arriving at Renown Regional Medical Center. The official cause and manner of death are pending investigation. Nevada Highway P ...
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Thursday April 29, 2021
Oregon Sex offender arrested In teenage Girl's bedroom, Polk County
POLK COUNTY, Oregon - A 19-year-old sex offender was arrested for violating probation after having contact with a minor, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. On 04/24/21 at about 04:00 a.m. the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a trespass call near the intersection of Eola Dr NW and Doaks Ferry RD NW just outside of Salem, Oregon. The caller reported that he located an adul ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
First public college strike in Oregon state history begins in Klamath Falls
KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon - Faculty went on strike this morning beginning at 6 a.m. to demand fair wages and workload at Oregon Tech. Oregon Tech is the first public college in state history to have faculty go on strike. Some students tell me adjunct teachers were no-shows for class today and frustration is running high. On the first day of faculty and staff going on strike at Oregon Tech, some s ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
'Everyone Loses': The Government Is Rationing Water at the California-Oregon Border
OREGON - Along the Oregon-California border, the Klamath River Basin is a crucial water source for Indigenous tribes, endangered species, and farmers. This year, though, there is simply not enough to go around. The Western US is enduring another major drought, and the Klamath River Basin is at a historic low. This resulted in different groups being forced to compete and make their case for why ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
Oregon man arrested Monday in Turner on drug charges
TURNER, Oregon - A vehicle stop led to the arrest of an Oregon man Monday who was found with more than 1,000 grams of cocaine. Police say they arrested 27-year-old Winston McLeod, of Oregon, on Monday in Turner. According to police, the incident with the suspect began around 11:45 a.m. after he was stopped by a trooper in the parking lot of B & A Variety in Turner. Police say McLeod had c ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet
Oregon Inlet, North Carolina - The Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsized vessel offshore Oregon Inlet, Tuesday. All five survivors were rescued and are being treated for hypothermia. At approximately 5:25 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report from the Dare County Sheriff’s Office 911 Communications Center that a 26-foot recreational vessel was ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
Sandy High School Places in Top 50 for Vans Custom Culture Contest

Sandy High School

SANDY, Oregon - Vans Shoes has announced the top 50 schools for the Vans Custom Culture Contest, and Sandy High School is the only Oregon high school to make it in the top 50. Vans Custom Culture first launched in 2010, intending to bring to the forefront an awareness of the importance of arts education to the overall skill development of our students. Since 2010, Va ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
Counties with Oregon's biggest cities moved to extreme risk
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon's Governor Kate Brown said Tuesday rising COVID-19 hospitalizations threaten to overwhelm doctors, and she is moving 15 counties into the extreme risk category, which imposes restrictions that include banning indoor restaurant dining. Some of the state’s biggest cities, including Portland, Salem, Bend and Eugene, are in the counties that will be in the direst category, ef ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
Police Recover Stolen Landscape Truck & Trailer after Carjacking
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police arrested a man for carjacking after the return of truck and trailer to a landscaping company. An employee was taken to a local hospital for injuries. It was on April 27, 2021, at about 3:40 PM when Portland police were sent to a report of a possible carjacking where the driver was attacked. A landscaping truck was taken from the 13400 block of Northeast Prescott Drive, ...
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Monday April 26, 2021
'I Choose Love' event promotes peace in downtown Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - After almost a year of unrest, violence and destruction in downtown Portland, "I Choose Love PDX" is on a mission to change the narrative. "Obviously, the need for change was clear, because what we had wasn’t working for all," said Ray Leary with the organization. I Choose Love is a collective of concerned citizens who formed last year in the wake of violent clashes downt ...
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Monday April 26, 2021
New Downtown Portland Young Artists Mural Encourages People to Volunteer
PORTLAND, Oregon - New Avenues for Youth is creating a two-story mural on the exterior wall of their building in downtown Portland. Inspired by the idea of local youth artists – Emily Nadria, Christian Orellana Baur, and Nori Rinaldo – this design was brought to life by Forest for the Trees and local artists Gage Hamilton and Mehran Heard also known as Eatcho. In a time where many are feeli ...
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Monday April 26, 2021
Robert Lewis Murder Remains Unsolved After Two Years
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police are asking for help to solve solve the murder of a Southeast Portland man. On April 24, 2019, at 7:07 p.m., Portland Police East Precinct officers were sent to the report of a man who had been shot in the area of Southeast 93rd Avenue and Henry Street. Police and a medical teem arrived and found 34-year-old Robert Lewis IV suffering from traumatic injuries but that ...
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Monday April 26, 2021
President Biden Nominates Oregon State University Professor to Oversee Climate Change Research Agency
OREGON - An oceanography professor from Oregon State University has been nominated by the Biden administration to head the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a leading organization in monitoring and studying the effects of climate change on marine habitats. Rick Spinrad, an ocean scientist who previously served as NOAA’s top scientist under President Obama, will look to fill a pos ...
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Sunday May 9, 2021
UK variant spreading in Oregon
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 around the state, said incidence of the B.1.1.7 variant is “rising rapidly in Oregon. “That’s of conce ...
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Monday April 26, 2021
Oregon National Guard being sent to Poland to aid U.S. forces in Europe
ALBANY, Oregon - The Oregon National Guard is sending 130 Soldiers assigned to Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 82nd Cavalry Regiment to Poland to support the European Deterrence Initiative as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The Soldiers were gathered and sent with ceremony on April 25, at the West Albany High School football stadium. Many families and friends were present to wish them success as ...
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Sunday April 25, 2021
Spring is Most Photogenic Time on Oregon Coast | Science of Why
(Oregon Coast) – A bit of photographic advice which may surprise: spring is likely the best time of year to shoot on the Oregon coast – and that includes the Washington coast. Sure, people will tell you summer or maybe second summer (those warmer days of early fall) is the best, and those provide plenty of Kodak moments as well. But there's something more dramatic about spring's fat, puffy clou ...
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Sunday April 25, 2021
Autonomous Trek Transforms into a Riot in Northwest Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - A demonstration march in the Northwest District Neighborhood became what police call a riot when demonstrators began blocking streets, breaking windows, writing graffiti, and stormed their way into a restaurant. The event, which was billed on social media as an autonomous demonstration, began in Couch Park at about 9:00p.m. with about 75 people mostly dressed in all black att ...
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Sunday April 25, 2021
Oregon Health Care approves Johnson & Johnson vaccinations to resume
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon health care providers and pharmacies may resume administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine if they can ensure patients or their caregivers are informed about the benefits and risks of the vaccine in their primary language. The Oregon Health Authority issued guidance to health care providers earlier today. Currently, there are approximately 124,000 doses of the J ...
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Sunday April 25, 2021
Male Pedestrian killed by a hit and run driver in Northeast Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - A pedestrian was killed by a hit and run driver in Northeast Portland. On Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:12p.m., North Precinct officers were sent to a hit and run incident at Northeast 82nd Avenue and Northeast Alberta Street. When police arrived they found a man who had died from his injuries. The driver involved did not remain at the scene. No suspect information has been ...
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Saturday April 24, 2021
Oregon softball wins 2-1 on controversial call while Stanford protests game
Coming off series losses to UCLA and Washington, the Oregon softball team got back on track as they beat Stanford on Friday in a 2-1 pitching duel. They walked it off in the seventh despite a questionable call and Stanford playing the game under protest. Brooke Yanez started on the mound for the Ducks, with her ERA creeping over 2.00 for the first time all season. She struck out the side in the ...
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Saturday April 24, 2021
Love Of Mother Prompts Lake Oswego School Superintendent To Resign
Lake Oswego School District Superintendent Dr. Lora de la Cruz submitted her letter of resignation effective June 30, 2021 to the Lake Oswego School Board, which will contemplate a response and next steps at the public board meeting on Monday, Apr. 26. Dr. de la Cruz's need to be in a more proximal location to her immediate family in large part due to health issues that her mother is facing is ...
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Saturday April 24, 2021
Simple stop by Police discover Guns, Drugs, and Cash in car
PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 23, 2021, at 7:57 a.m., a Portland Police Bureau officer assigned to the Central Precinct drove by a parked, no plated vehicle with a subject asleep at the wheel. The vehicle was parked near the intersection of SE 14th Ave and SE Main St. The officer stopped to investigate and could see a firearm inside the car. Notice of the find sent other officers to the scene and ...
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