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Sunday September 4, 2011
PORTLAND, Oregon - Yesterday at 9:30 a.m. Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to a residence in the 12200 block of Southeast Ellis Street on a call of a disturbance, a man with a gun. Police dispatch told officers that a white male had a large gun pointed at the resident. Dispatch gave an update that indicated that the suspects had fled the area in what was described as a ...

Saturday September 3, 2011
150 years ago in the Civil War: An Oregonian, Cape Hatteras and the 1861 Atlantic Hurricane Season
History does repeats itself... as Americans this week living along the Eastern Seaboard are dealing with the aftermath of the devastation left by Hurricane Irene, a Category 2 hurricane that first made landfall on August 27-28 on the North Carolina Coast before heading up the coast. In a curious coincidence, August 28 was the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War Battle of Hatteras Inlet Batteries on ...
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Saturday September 3, 2011
BEAVERTON, Oregon Police in Beaverton are investigating a fight that ended with one man shot and another being treated for deep knife wounds on his hands. Officers responded late Friday to reports of two men fighting with a knife at a convenience store. They found a machete and a 22-year-old man who had been shot in the abdomen. The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/qlkoH7) that his condition wa ...

Saturday September 3, 2011
COTTAGE GROVE, Oregon - Authorities in Lane County found and destroyed 400 marijuana plants and more than $20,000 in cash from a rural property south of Cottage Grove. Six people were arrested in connection with the raid, which resulted from an investigation that began more than a year ago. Investigators believe marijuana from the property was sold illegally in Oregon and California. Inve ...

Saturday September 3, 2011
PORTLAND, Oregon - Fire crews canceled a controlled burn intended to battle the Dollar Lake fire burning near Mount Hood. Fire spokesman Peter Frenzen said today that stronger-than-expected winds blew the fire to the west, forcing crews to divert air tankers and other resources. Crews had planned to intentionally burn about 500 acres to help secure the fire's northeast side near the communit ...

Friday September 2, 2011
Portland Police search for medically endangered woman
Portland Police are currently searching for 71-year-old Katherine Spielmann, who was reported as a medically endangered missing person, after she went missing from the Portland Goodwill store, at 1943 Southeast 6th Avenue, sometime shortly after 3pm this afternoon, Friday, September 2, 2011. Katherine's husband, who detectives say has been fully cooperating with the investigation, reported tha ...
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Friday September 2, 2011
Kittens tossed from minivan
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police are trying to determine who tossed several kittens from a moving minivan in north Portland. Other drivers stopped to pick up the animals and take them to the Humane Society on Thursday. The gold minivan drove off. KGW reports that one severely injured kitten had to be euthanized. Two others, now named Penny and Mouse, are recovering. Police say Crime Sto ...
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Friday September 2, 2011
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man who killed a woman in a drunken driving crash was sentenced Thursday in Portland to more than 20 years in prison. Multnomah County Circuit Judge Janice Wilson gave Jesse Lee Ream a sentence five years longer than prosecutors recommended because of record of more than two decades of crimes and driving violations, mostly involving alcohol. Ream pleaded guilty to mansla ...

Friday September 2, 2011
Pendleton prison ends lockdown caused by fighting
PENDLETON, Oregon - The state prison at Pendleton says it's operating normally after an inmate brawl and a lockdown. The East Oregonian (http://bit.ly/nkWfb9 ) reported that fighting at Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution began Wednesday afternoon in a dining room and spilled onto the West Compound. Corrections officers said they used pepper spray to break it up and took 13 inmates to th ...
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Friday September 2, 2011
1984 Homicide Suspect Pleads No Contest to Murder
On July 29, 2010, Portland Police Cold Case Homicide Unit Detectives arrested 56-year-old Frederick Alvin Richey and charged him with one count of Murder in the 1984 homicide case that took the life of Francis Marie Waites who was 28-years-old at the time of her death. Detectives arrested Richey in Gresham, Oregon and were assisted by the US Marshall's Office during the arrest. Ms. Waites was ...
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Friday September 2, 2011
On Friday September 2, 2011, at 12:09 a.m., Portland Police officers assigned to East Precinct responded to the report of a stabbing near Roscoe's Bar, located at Northeast 81st and Stark. Officers arrived and located the victim on the corner of Northeast 81st and Stark. The victim, a male in his 30s, had a single stab wound to the back. The injury is non-life-threatening. The victim was transport ...

Thursday September 1, 2011
Oregon transportation officials have reopened a highway through a Native American reservation were wildfires have forced the mandatory evacuation of 18 homes. Firefighters reported progress Wednesday despite gusting winds and announced that a section of the Deschutes River is reopening to rafters and campers. The Oregon Transportation Department said Wednesday night that Highway 26 through the ...

Thursday September 1, 2011
Woman loses fight to feed wild Oregon black bears
YACHATS, Oregon - A woman who unnerved her neighbors by feeding black bears along the Oregon coast and was ordered out of her house has lost her legal fight. She has also changed her mind about feeding wild animals. The state Supreme Court recently turned down 63-year-old Karen Noyes' request for a review. She was convicted in 2009 of chasing and harassing wildlife. A judge ordered her to ...
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Thursday September 1, 2011
After 27 years, Portland suspect takes cold case deal
PORTLAND, Oregon - The killer needed reading glasses Wednesday afternoon to study paperwork to determine how long he'd spend in prison. The difference between taking the deal or risking a guilty verdict if he went to trial came down to a matter of a few years. He debated rolling the dice. Frederick Alvin Richey muttered something and fumbled with the court papers because he was in handcuffs. He ...
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Wednesday August 31, 2011
Human Services department sued over teen girl's death
EUGENE, Oregpm - A $1.5 million lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services accuses the agency of failing to prevent the death of Eugene teenager Jeanette Maples. The lawsuit was filed Lane County Circuit Court by Portland lawyer David Paul on behalf of her estate. The 15-year-old was starved and beaten to death in 2009. Her mother, Angela McAnulty, is on death row after pleading ...
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Wednesday August 31, 2011
West Nile virus detected in Oregon
SALEM, Oregon - Health officials say the first mosquitoes of the season with West Nile virus have been detected in the Jordan Valley of Malheur County in Eastern Oregon. Most people most people who get the virus either show no symptoms or have mild, flulike reactions. But a few cases result in more severe illness. Public health officials say precautions against getting bitten include elimin ...
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Tuesday August 30, 2011
Hunter saved by whistle after being stuck on cliff
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Oregon - A hunter from Beaverton was rescued from a cliff after falling about 150 feet around 2pm yesterday. Jason Henry said he lost his footing while tracking a deer. He was clinging to an old stump on a steep embankment. There was an 80 to 100 foot drop below him. "I went after the deer," said Henry. "Went around the corner, thinking I could get to it, and I slid." "He ...
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Tuesday August 30, 2011
Portland Schools Superintendent And Staff Fined For Violating Election Laws
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Secretary of State, Elections Division has determined that Portland Public Schools superintendent and seven other employees have broken the law. ORS 260.432 prohibits public employees from political campaigning while on the job during work hours. Employers may not require public employees to perform work duties related to advocating a candidate or measure. It is illegal f ...
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Monday August 29, 2011
Couple settle Oregon lawsuit against Josephine County for $1.2 million
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A couple settled a lawsuit against Josephine County for $1.2 million after they were injured in a fall from a suspension bridge at a bed and breakfast made up of tree houses. The Grants Pass Daily Courier reports (http://bit.ly/ndD1GP) the federal court suit was filed after a 2008 fall at the Out 'n' About Treesort in Takilma. Court records indicate Michelle Buswinka an ...
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Monday August 29, 2011
Membership fees could threaten Oregon pot clubs
PORTLAND, Oregon - A Portland-area medical marijuana club got busted primarily for charging street prices for a product that is supposed to be donated from grower to patient. But membership fees required by the Wake 'n Bake Cannabis Lounge were also singled out by prosecutors, and that has other clubs worried they could be next. The owner of Wake 'n Bake pleaded guilty to two counts of distribu ...
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Monday August 29, 2011
Portland Police Arrest Stabbing Suspect
On Sunday August 28, 2011, at 10:42 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the report of a stabbing on the MAX platform on Southwest Yamhill Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues. The 9-1-1 caller stated that he'd just stabbed someone and would be waiting for police. Officers and medical personnel arrived and found 32-year-old Jedidiah Sterling lying on the MAX ...
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Monday August 29, 2011
SISTERS, Oregon - Firefighters are close to containing Oregon's biggest wildfire, burning in rangeland west of Fossil, but a new fire has erupted in timber at the crest of the Cascades outside Sisters. Fire officials said Monday the Shadow Lake fire has burned about 350 acres, mostly in the Mount Washington Wilderness, in an area about 15 miles west of Sisters. The fire has been slowed by bur ...

Monday August 29, 2011
Nearly 7,000 Oregon seniors have failed reading test, face not getting their diplomas
PORTLAND, Oregon - The class of 2012 will be the first in Oregon with a reading requirement for graduation from high school. But nearly 7,000 seniors have yet to pass the state's test and won't get their diplomas until they do — or until they pass an equivalent test at their schools. Schools have known since last school year which students had failed the test as sophomores. Students can retake ...
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Monday August 29, 2011
Jacobsen revives popular Portland golf event
For his spot-on impression of Craig Stadler, Peter Jacobsen filled his shirt with a box of golf balls and walked heel-to-toe to the laughs of the large gallery at Portland Golf Club. The ever-affable Jacobsen used to entertain crowds with his many impersonations as the host of a charity golf tournament that was affectionately known as Peter's Party. On Sunday, the parodies returned in the Um ...
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Sunday August 28, 2011
County rules Willow Creek wind farm noise not a problem
PENDLETON, Oregon - An Eastern Oregon wind farm won't have to curb its noise after a county commission decided not to enforce state noise requirements. The county commission, called the Morrow County Court, voted 2-1 that although noise from the Willow Creek wind project exceeds state standards at a few homes, the violations did not warrant enforcement action. "There might be some violations ...
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Sunday August 28, 2011
Wildfire threatens homes in Central Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - Central Oregon wildfires continued to threaten structures near the Warm Springs Reservation on Saturday while state and local agencies fought a series of smaller fires in Eastern Oregon. Fires near the reservation broke out among an area thick with Douglas firs and mixed conifers, fueling the fire to 1,800 acres and threatening people in the reservation's Sidwalter Area, wher ...
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Saturday August 27, 2011
28-year-old Caleb Pruitt who killed cyclist apologizes to family
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man who drove drunk and killed a woman who was walking her bike across the street will go to prison for five years. The crash happened December 15, 2010. Angela Burke, 26, was walking her bike across Southwest Barbur Boulevard near Hamilton Street around 10:45 p.m. when she was hit and killed by a speeding driver who lost control of his car. The impact was so hard that it t ...
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Saturday August 27, 2011
Judge refuses to reduced bail for cop in teen girl sex case
ROCKAWAY BEACH - A Rockaway Beach police officer accused of encouraging child sex abuse will remain in jail unless he posts a $500,000 bail, a judge ruled Friday. Aaron Clark is a Rockaway Beach police officer and the former varsity softball coach for Neah-Kah-Nie High School. He is charged with requesting and receiving a nude photo of a then-14-year-old female player, and subsequently destroyi ...
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Saturday August 27, 2011
Oregon inspires craft beer brewers in Florida
PORTLAND, Oregon — For years, Florida was a joke to Oregonians and among craft beer lovers. "The wasteland" is what Ben Davis said it often was called. For perspective, Portland, Ore., had about as many breweries in its city limits as Florida had in the entire state. Joey Redner became a fan of craft beer during a 1994 trip to Portland. "I spent the rest of my time in Florida trying to ...
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Friday August 26, 2011
SALEM, Oregon — Oregon's tax collections will be down nearly $200 million from projections for the two-year state budget cycle that has just begun. The latest forecast from state economists, released to lawmakers on Friday, is unlikely to require any immediate cuts in government spending because it's early in the budget cycle, and because lawmakers budgeted significant reserves in case income f ...

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