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Thursday October 15, 2020
Man Convicted in Portland Train Attacks Must Pay Victims
PORTLAND, Oregon - A judge on Wednesday ordered a man convicted of fatally stabbing two men who confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train to pay $12,046 for expenses incurred by some of his victims. The judge ordered Jeremy Christian to pay the money in connection with the 2017 attacks. The payments include: $2,439 for Demetria Hester, who Christian injured by ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Arsonist faces more than 100 years in jail for starting massive Oregon fire that killed two and destroyed homes
AN accused arsonist is facing more than 100 years of jail time after allegedly setting alight a catastrophic fire that killed several people and destroyed thousands of homes in Oregon. Michael Jarrod Bakkela, 41, has been arrested on two counts of arson, 16 counts of criminal mischief, and 14 counts of reckless endangerment. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges. If convicted, he faces a max ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Oregon governor appoints former ODOT chief to lead wildfire recovery efforts
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Matthew Garrett wildfire recovery director, and he will advise her on issues related to the 2020 wildfire season. Garrett will develop a strategic recovery plan designed to consider the needs of all impacted Oregon communities, and lead the development of a 2021 budget and policy request that represents the recovery needs of Oregon communities in collaborati ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Seaside Secrets and Surprise Layers: Oregon Coast (Part 2)
(Seaside, Oregon) – Part one of this detailed tour of Seaside dug into some of the more obvious attractions and details. Part two wanders the lesser known aspects of the nearly 150-year-old destination. It’s no secret that Seaside is likely one of the most crowded towns on the Oregon coast during peak seasons, so finding an empty spot is a bit of an art. But they exist – and they host loads of ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Portland apartment rents are falling, outpacing declines elsewhere
The cost of renting an apartment in Portland is falling, reversing years of steady increases and outpacing declines in most other cities. The declines apparently reflect the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on the regional housing market. Portland rents were down 5.7% in September compared to the same time last year, with median rents sitting at $1,155 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,346 ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Gresham Man attacked by strangers dies
GRESHAM, Oregon - Tod Barker was viciously attacked Sunday night, Sept. 27, was he walked in the 200 block of Northeast Roberts Avenue. Evidence suggests Tod Alan Barker was assaulted by a person(s) on the evening of Sept. 27, while walking in the 200 block of NE Roberts Ave. It is believed Barker likely did not know his attacker(s). Barker died on Oct. 9 from injuries sustained during the a ...
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Wednesday October 14, 2020
Truck hits, kills 4-year-old boy in parking lot of Oregon apartments
BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — A young child died after a crash involving a truck at a Beaverton apartment complex parking lot, authorities said. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. Monday off Schendel Avenue and Walker Road, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue spokesperson Kim Haughn said the 4-year-old boy was hit by a large truck, but the circumstances of the crash re ...
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Wednesday October 14, 2020
Oregon killing suspect killed by cops had gun in pocket
OLYMPIA, Wash. — (AP) — Four officers fired over 30 rounds at Portland, Oregon, fugitive Michael Reinoehl after they cornered him in his car Sept. 3 outside a Washington apartment complex where he had been hiding out, a sheriff’s official said Tuesday in an update on the investigation. Thurston County Sheriff's Lt. Ray Brady said Tuesday that police found Reinoehl with a loaded .380-caliber han ...
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Wednesday October 14, 2020
Oregon Historical Society Museum to Open Wednesday, October 14, Following Building Vandalism
Following vandalism to the Oregon Historical Society’s (OHS) downtown facility on the evening of Sunday, October 11, the museum is set to open for regular museum hours on Wednesday, October 14. Current museum hours are Wednesdays – Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 5.p.m. and Sundays from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. While the building is currently boarded up due to the extensive damage done to the windows on the buil ...
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Wednesday October 14, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. – Oregon has now surpassed 600 COVID-19 deaths. The Oregon Health Authority Tuesday reports 6 more deaths from the virus and 321 new cases. That brings the state’s totals to 605 deaths and 37,780 cases. The deaths occurred between September 18th and October 12th and were people between 75 and 91 years of age. 5 of the 6 people are confirmed to have underlying conditions. ...
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Wednesday October 14, 2020
Oregon Marijuana Companies Seek Disaster Relief
A view of the aftermath of the Almeda Fire in Talent, Oregon. The fire destroyed eight marijuana businesses. Chris Tuite / imageSPACE/Sipa USA via The Associated Press Derek Wright had hoped his 120-acre marijuana farm in Southern Oregon would yield a $2.8 million crop this year. But he said the South Obenchain fire incinerated everything: his home on the property, the farm manager’s cabin, the ...
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Wednesday October 14, 2020
76-Year-Old Man Dies on Hwy 97 in Klamath County
This morning at about 9:10 A.M., Oregon State Police were sent to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 97. They discovered that a Chrysler 300, operated by Lester Plowman (76) of Klamath Falls, was northbound when it went off the road and struck several trees. Plowman was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased. No further information is available at this time. ...
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Tuesday October 13, 2020
Woodland elementary students get excited about Art, Music, and Physical Education
Woodland Public Schools’ elementary art, music, and physical education teachers worked together to create innovative cross-curricular lessons for students and their families to take part in to ensure the community’s children stay in shape, exercise their creativity, and enhance their studies during distance learning. Madison Fraser, Cheryl Nesbitt, and Miles Thoming-Gale serve as the district’ ...
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Tuesday October 13, 2020
Stevenson-Carson School District reopens Wind River Middle School
WA-Stevenson-Carson School District proudly announces the reopening of Wind River Middle School in Carson, Washington for students in grades 6-8. The building had been closed since 2012 for perceived savings in operations, however, the unprecedented challenges facing the district due to the pandemic led Superintendent Ingrid Colvard and the Board of Directors to reevaluate the school’s closure. ...
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Monday October 12, 2020
Oregon to send out $5M in unclaimed funds this fall
SALEM, Ore. The State of Oregon plans to send $5 million in unclaimed funds to current and former Oregonians. Checks will range from $50 to $2,500. This is the first time ever that the state has reunited this many people with their lost funds. Typically, people must apply to access the funds. "Beginning in mid October, people will begin to receive letters informing them of the forthcoming ...
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Monday October 12, 2020
House Fire in Aloha Displaces Family and Dogs
Just before 6 a.m. this morning, multiple callers to 911 reported a house on fire located on Kinnaman Road between 198th and 185th avenues in Aloha. First incoming crews found heavy smoke and flames coming from the exterior of the home behind the garage. Firefighters immediately began aggressive fire attack measures extinguishing the fire in approximately 20 mins. Thankfully, all of the occu ...
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Friday October 9, 2020
James Marshal still in Critical Condition After being Tased by Forest Grove Police
OREST GROVE, Oregon — 44-Year-Old James Marshal was hospitalized in critical condition after Forest Grove police officers tased him and he stopped breathing. Forest Grove police say at about midnight Marshal was running around with no shirt. Police say they found Marshal inside a church, uncooperative, erratic, making threatening moves with an aluminum flag pole, and in the process of attemptin ...
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Friday October 9, 2020
Nearly 500 new covid-19 cases in Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon — On Friday Oregon had the highest increase in covid-19 deaths for one day. There were 484 new confirmed and assumed cases of coronavirus, with the state’s total to 36,116 since the epidemic began. The previous one-day jump in identified coronavirus patients was 457 cases set back on September 25. Most of the new and presumptive cases reported Thursday were found in Multnoma ...
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Friday October 9, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - The rider in this morning's fatal motorcycle crash has been identified as 41 year old Timothy P. Boyette. Mr. Boyette was apparently riding along Southwest Kelly Avenue approaching the intersection of Southwest 1st Avenue and Southwest Arthur when his motorcycle left the roadway and collided with a light pole base and light pole. Mr. Boyette died at the scene. This is an o ...

Friday October 9, 2020
NEWBERG, Oregon – The City of Newberg has received the Government Finance Officers Association Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial reports (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2019. The Certificate of Achievement honors government organizations that go beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principle ...

Sunday October 11, 2020
484 more people die on Oregon from confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases
PORTLAND, Oregon - COVID-19 has claimed 11 more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 594, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority reported 484 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 36,116. Today’s is the highest daily case count since the beginning of the pandemic in Oregon. ...
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Friday October 9, 2020
Temporary Housing Assistance Granted for Oregon Wildfire Survivors
SALEM, Oregon – Oregon took a significant step forward in wildfire recovery efforts this week. A State requested direct housing mission to help provide temporary housing for hundreds of Oregonians displaced by wildfire was granted from FEMA on Wednesday, October 7. The state and FEMA are finalizing the implementation plan for this mission, under which residents in Jackson, Linn and Marion Count ...
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Friday October 9, 2020
 Officer Involved Shooting In Longview
On October 2nd, 2020 the Lower Columbia Major Crimes Team (LCMCT) was activated to investigate an officer involved shooting incident involving the Longview Police Department. The LCMCT is comprised of investigators from Cowlitz County law enforcement agencies and serves as an Independent Investigation Team for the region, following the guidelines of Washington Administrative Code 139-12. Detect ...
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Thursday October 8, 2020
Oregon reports four large coronavirus outbreaks
Today’s update from Oregon also includes a 20-case outbreak at New Season Foods in Washington County, a 20-case outbreak at Oregon State Hospital in Marion County, an outbreak of 41 new cases at Oregon State Correctional Facility also in Marion County, and an outbreak of 21-cases at a McDonald’s in Medford. According to Oregon Health Authority, the new cases are in the following counties: Baker ...
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Thursday October 8, 2020
Myrtle Point Dairy Pleads Guilty To Violating Clean Water Ac
EUGENE, Oregon - A Myrtle Point Corporation pleaded guilty to repeatedly discharging milk and other caustic substances into the public water treatment facility which caused waste water with elevated E Coli bacteria to enter the South Fork of the Coquille River resulting in a public health advisory, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Valley Crest Foods, Inc. (Valley Crest), a creamery, p ...
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Thursday October 8, 2020
Oregon Wildfire Response & Recovery Update
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Office of Emergency Management has posted the Oregon Wildfire Response & Recovery Update for Oct. 7, 2020, to the Oregon Wildfire Resources page. See today's Wildfire Response and Recovery update here. PHOTO CAPTIONS: MarisolSaucedo_JacksonCo_Sept21_Axl: Long-time Red Cross volunteer Jerry Silva from the Richmond, Virginia, area assists a Spanish-speaking family wh ...
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Thursday October 8, 2020
Man In Serious Condition After Being Stabbed on Max Train
PORTLAND, Oregon - This afternoon police were called to the Hollywood Transit Center located in the 4100 block of Northeast Halsey Street. A fight between two people reportedly began on the Max platform. Both the suspect and the victim then entered a train where the suspect stabbed the victim. The victim suffered serious physical injury and was transported to an area hospital by ambulance. The ...
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Wednesday October 7, 2020
On October 7, 2020 the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office with assistance from Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office concluded its investigation pertaining to the house fire at 6550 Carolyn Ave in Gleneden Beach. The investigation revealed Kevin P. Dugger age 64 had intentionally set his home on fire. At the time the fire was set there were two additional people living in an apartment attached to the pr ...

Wednesday October 7, 2020
House Fire In Glenenden Beach Under Investigation
On October 5, 2020 at 7:40 PM the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office in combination with Depoe Bay Fire were dispatched to a report of a house fire at 6550 Carolyn Ave in Gleneden Beach. Initial reports indicated the homeowner had set the fire intentionally inside the home. Upon arrival of emergency personnel, the surrounding homes were evacuated for safety precautions. Deputies assisted Depoe Ba ...
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Tuesday October 6, 2020
Stabbing in Centennial Neighborhood Group Home, Suspect Arrested
PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim is recovering from an injury and a suspect faces assault charges after a stabbing in the Centennial neighborhood Monday evening. On Monday, October 5, 2020 at 8:26p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of someone stabbed in a home in the 14300 block of Southeast Alder Street. When they arrived they located a victim with a stab wound to the lower bac ...
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