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Monday December 14, 2020
Salem, Ore. — Robert Lindsey Tower, Salem Housing Authority’s low-income senior independent living community at 370 Church Street SE, caught fire this afternoon. The fire has displaced 14 residents, with one resident in care of Salem Hospital. Salem Fire was on scene within minutes of the 1:54 pm 9-1-1 call. The fire started on the third floor of the apartment building and triggered the fire ...

Monday December 14, 2020
Woodlawn Neighborhood Shooting Victim in Critical Condition
The victim in yesterday's shooting is in critical condition in an area hospital.
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Monday December 14, 2020
Deputies Investigate Shooting in City of Jefferson
Just before 2:30 pm on December 12, 2020, deputies were called to a shooting in front of a home in the 600 block of Union St in Jefferson. A City of Jefferson contract deputy was the first to arrive in the area and detained the involved female, Alicia Torres, who was actively being confronted by neighbors while waiting for law enforcement to arrive. The victim, Donald Secrest, 43, was transporte ...
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Saturday December 12, 2020
There were 1,610 new cases of COVID-19, and 16 new deaths on Friday. That brings the total to 91,421 cases and 1,138 deaths in Oregon. Marion County reported 175 new cases. Polk County reported 25. Counties with the largest numbers of new cases included Multnomah, with 289, Washington, with 198, and Clackamas, with 185. There were 576 patients across the state hospitalized with COV ...

Saturday December 12, 2020
PORTLAND, OR — The Oregon Legislature’s Emergency Board today approved a $2.9 million investment in emergency food assistance through the Oregon Food Bank Network — a critical allocation at a time when nearly 1 in 5 state residents face hunger. The measure will increase the amount of nutritious food available at Oregon pantries and meal sites over the course of the next three months as the ongoing ...

Wednesday December 9, 2020
Deputies Want Help From Public from Friday Afternoon\'s Motorcycle Crash
On Friday, December 4, 2020, at 4:35 p.m., Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a crash near the intersection of SW 198th Avenue and SW Blanton Street. The collision involved a black Harley-Davidson motorcycle and a black Dodge Charger. The female motorcycle passenger was severely injured. Deputies are looking for any witnesses who observed the crash or the motorcycle before ...
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Wednesday December 9, 2020
The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reports they are continuing the homicide investigation that began on the morning of December 6, 2020 involving victim, Mark Campbell. The crime scene has been processed by the Oregon State Police - Crime Scene unit. Evidence collected at the scene has been collected and referred to the Oregon State Police Crime Lab for analysis. No arrests have been made in conn ...

Wednesday December 9, 2020
This is a corrected release from the Portland Police Department. On December 8, 2020, at about 3:30 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a shooting involving the US Marshal's Fugitive Task Force in the 7500 block of North Newell Avenue. The task force was looking for a wanted fugitive. One person was transported by ambulance to the hospital. No Portland Police members were invo ...

Wednesday December 9, 2020
Linn County Sheriff Jim Yon states on December 8 at approximately, 11:45 p.m., a Linn County Deputy and at least one Oregon State Police Trooper were involved in an Officer Involved Shooting near mile post 38 on Highway 22, outside the city of Gates. The deputy and troopers were not injured in the incident. The incident is being investigated by the Salem Police Department. Since this occurr ...

Tuesday December 8, 2020
16 People Temporarily Trapped in Rockslide Near Netarts Oregon
OCEANSIDE, Oregon - On Saturday, a huge rockslide make tourists and locals alike to run up the side of a large hill to safety before rescuers helped others as the ocean tide cut off a path to safety. The rockslide cut off an entrance to a tunnel for pedestrians leading through Maxwell Mountain to Ocean Beach and Tunnel beach. Chief Tim Carpenter with the nearby Netarts-Oceanside Fire Distr ...
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Tuesday December 8, 2020
Advocates Didn’t Obtain Beer and Wine Tax, but Gov. Kate Brown’s Budget Proposes Tax Increase on Hard Liquor
Lost in the flap over Gov. Kate Brown's decision last week not to push for an increase in beer and wine taxes is the fact that Brown is proposing a small increase—25 cents a bottle—in the price of hard liquor, on which the Oregon Liquor Control Commission holds a monopoly. Oregon Recovers, the nonprofit that is pushing for the state to fix its nearly last-in-the-nation spending on addiction tre ...
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Tuesday December 8, 2020
Shark bites surfer off Oregon Coast in rare but scary attack
Quick thinking by an off-duty lifeguard helped a man attacked by a shark near Seaside on Sunday afternoon. The adult man was in the water at Seaside Cove when he was bitten in the lower leg. Seaside spokesman Jon Rahl said bystanders pulled him out. An off-duty lifeguard used a surfboard leash — the cord that keeps surfers from losing their boards when they fall — to tourniquet the surfer’s wou ...
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Tuesday December 8, 2020
Oregon State Hosts National Hemp Symposium
On February 9 and 10, the first National Hemp Symposium will be held. It will be in the form of a virtual conference, but it will be very much an Oregon State University event, being co-hosted by OSU’s Global Hemp Innovation Center and the Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources of the National Academy of Sciences. The ideal environment for growing hemp is found on the 45th Parallel – halfw ...
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Tuesday December 8, 2020
The Oregon Nurse Who Bragged On TikTok About Breaking COVID-19 Restrictions Is No Longer Employed At Her Hospital
An Oregon nurse who went viral after posting a TikTok suggesting she was flouting COVID-19 restrictions is no longer employed with Salem Health, a hospital spokesperson told BuzzFeed News on Monday. Ashley Grames, an oncology nurse at the hospital, had been placed on administrative leave on Nov. 28 after people online alerted the hospital about her now-deleted TikTok video in which she bragged ...
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Tuesday December 8, 2020
Oregon has 12 new deaths and 1,331 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

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Tuesday December 8, 2020
Kelso Fire at an abandoned structure used by transients
West Kelso- Around 9pm last night fire fighters were sent to a fire at 304 Catlin ST to find smoke coming from a boarded residential structure. Witnesses reported to firefighters that the structure had been used extensively by transients and that persons were seen entering the structure all day. With this information firefighters immediately performed a search of the buildings, looking for victims ...
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Saturday December 5, 2020
Man arrested for allegedly exposing himself to 10-year-old girl
On Friday, December 4, 2020, at 6:36 p.m, Hillsboro Police Department officers responded to the Dollar Tree store at 2165 SE Tualatin Valley Highway in Hillsboro, Oregon, to a report of an adult man exposing himself to a 10-year-old girl. The man, later identified as 32-year-old Brady Overacre of Hillsboro, left the store prior to police arriving. Hillsboro Police located Mr. Overacre at his re ...
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Saturday December 5, 2020
Woman Climber falls into hole and  injures Shoulder In 15 Foot Fall On Mt. Hood
MOUNT HOOD, Oregon - On Friday afternoon at about Search & Rescue learned of a climbing accident on Mt. Hood. 32-year-old Caroline Sundbaum of Portland had fallen into a fumarole in the Devil's Kitchen area, located around 11,200-foot elevation on Mt. Hood. A fumarole is an opening that emits steam and volcanic gases. Mt. Hood is an active volcano. Another climber who fortunately happene ...
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Saturday December 5, 2020
Theft Suspect Nabbed After His Car Battery Died
A getaway car with a dead battery helped deputies arrest two thieves on a variety of charges after a failed heist at the Clackamas Promenade Kohl's department store.

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Saturday December 5, 2020
On December 3, 2020, at approximately 7:34 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 12800 block of Southeast Ramona Street on reports of a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and learned a victim had been shot at by a suspect who had exited a white van. The victim was uninjured. A description of the van was broadcasted and responding officers located a vehicle matching the description in t ...

Saturday December 5, 2020
The Portland Police Major Crash Team (MCT) is investigating a fatal crash involving a car and a bicycle in the East Columbia Neighborhood. On Friday at 4:44p.m., a patrol officer came upon a car vs. bicycle crash on North Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and North Union Court. The seriousness of the crash was clear and the officer immediately called for medical assistance and more officers. ...

Thursday December 3, 2020
Bend Resident Sentenced for Conspiracy to Manufacture and Distribute Marijuana
EUGENE, Oregon - A Bend, Oregon resident was sentenced to 36 months’ imprisonment today for running an illicit Butane Honey Oil (BHO) extraction lab on rural Bend property, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Sean Paul Wyrsch, 32 years old, was sentenced to 3 years in federal prison and 3 years’ supervised release. This sentencing follows the sentencing of his brother and co-defendant Ja ...
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Thursday December 3, 2020
Woodland's bands perform their concerts virtually
WOODLAND, Washington - Woodland Public Schools’ middle and high school bands performed their fall festival band concerts while respecting all COVID-19 prevention rules, however, the students voted to take an approach far different from other school districts’ typical virtual band concerts.

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Thursday December 3, 2020
Memorial Announcement Firefighter/EMT Alan D. Basso
On the morning of Friday, November 27, 2020, Cowlitz Fire District #5 Firefighter/EMT Alan Basso responded to his last alarm, dispatched at 0848hrs. Later in the day he was driving in the downtown area of Kalama when his vehicle collided with several parked vehicles. He was unconscious and not breathing, suffering a cardiac arrest. Despite all efforts, he did not survive. Based on the criteria ou ...
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Tuesday December 1, 2020
Victim of Shooting Death Identified
The victim of the shooting in the Hazelwood neighborhood has been identified as 35 year-old Ian Alexander Phillips. The Oregon State Medical Examiner determined the death to be a homicide by gunshot. Mr. Phillips' family has been notified and provided the photo of him. If anyone has any information about this shooting, please contact Detective Jennifer Hertzler, 503-823-1040, Jennifer.Hertzl ...
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Saturday November 28, 2020
Fire Sprinklers Quickly Extinguished an Apartment Fire in Woodland
The team at Clark-Cowlitz Fire Rescue, along with some Woodland residents, we were very thankful for fire sprinklers early this morning. Just after midnight on Thanksgiving morning, a fire broke out in this occupied apartment building in the 1300 Block of Glenwood Street in Woodland, WA. The fire started when an appliance was accidentally left on and overheated, causing a fire that spread to t ...
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Saturday November 28, 2020
Oregon reports 826 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases, 3 new deaths
ORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 885, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 826 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 70,832. Note: The number of new cases reported today is lower than expected because several of ...
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Saturday November 28, 2020
Union Gospel Mission Portland Reports Covid-19 Cases
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, November 26th (Thanksgiving Day) UGM learned that a few of their staff and residents in the men’s LifeChange recovery program in old town tested positive for COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms. LifeChange is a long-term residential community for homeless, addicted and vulnerable men. They also serve over 250,000 meals a year to the homeless and hungry at this old ...
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Saturday November 28, 2020
Noah Wilson sentenced to prison for attacking Portland Police officer
PORTLAND, Oregon – Today, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt announced that 43-year-old Noah Wilson received a 60 month prison sentence after being convicted of attacking an officer assigned to the Portland Police Bureau’s Sex Offender Registration Detail. The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office remained in regular contact with the officer and discussed the potential pretri ...
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Saturday November 28, 2020
Portland Police investigate shooting near NW Glisan & Broadway
On November 27, 2020, at about 2:30 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a shooting in the area of Northwest Glisan Street and Northwest Broadway. Police arrived to find that a person had been shot. The shooting victim was transported to an area hospital. Additional information will be released at the direction of investigators. This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with info ...
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