Monday August 31, 2015 09:46 AM - Times viewed: 7372
From apparent random places in space, likely billions of light-years distant, short but bright radio bursts are flashing across the sky, and astronomers are picking them up with radio telescopes here on Earth.
What they are and where they come from have so far eluded researchers.
Scientists have dubbed them “fast radio bursts” or FRBs. They come and go in less than a blink of an eye.
Monday August 31, 2015 09:44 AM - Times viewed: 7371
14-year-old Giovanni Garcia-Delgado, who had been missing, was found at a local park just before midnight by a member of his family.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office was asking the public's help to locate the boy missing since Sunday afternoon. The family reported that Giovanni suffers from anxiety and has made recent statements of self-harm.
His parents reported that he may have gon ...
Sunday August 30, 2015 05:45 PM - Times viewed: 7400
Fire crews responded to a roll over accident at 106th and SE Division around 8:00 AM this morning. The vehicle rolled several times before it righted itself. An adult male patient was pinned in the vehicle.
Crews on scene were successful at removing the vehicles top and driver side door. This allowed crews to remove the patient who was transported to a local hospital. The cause of the accident ...
Sunday August 30, 2015 05:40 PM - Times viewed: 7412
VANCOUVER, Washingtgon – On Sunday morning at approximately 5:30, a 15 year old girl was home with her family and woke up to a man in her room touching her leg at the 17000 block of Northeast Second Loop in Vancouver.
The girl screamed and the suspect ran away from the home. Sheriff's deputies were called with a K-9 unit but were unable to locate the suspect.
The girl was unable to give a d ...
Sunday August 30, 2015 05:33 PM - Times viewed: 7403
DAMASCUS - On Sunday at about 6:50 AM this morning, a Deputy Sheriff with the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) was involved in an on-duty traffic crash on SE Hwy 212 near SE Rust Way in Damascus.
The preliminary investigation revealed an 18-year-old man, who drove a Subaru sedan, traveled on Hwy 212 on his way home after staying awake most of the night. The Subaru driver veered out of ...
Saturday August 29, 2015 02:32 PM - Times viewed: 7403
GRANTS PASS, Oregon —The problem with lack of viable pot seed has created lots of worry for among growers and state tax managers.
Josephine County Commissioner Cheryl Walker has publically stated that fertile marijuana seed is expensive and all too often difficult to find. One of the main reasons is that our federal government bans imports of such seed. Harvesting machinery is also nearly proh ...
Saturday August 29, 2015 11:46 AM - Times viewed: 7394
NEWBERG, Oregon - The City of Newberg and Ms. Jacque Betz have reached an agreement of separation. Ms. Betz
resigned as City Manager to allow the City to focus on other issues. She was appointed as City
Manager in June 2014 after a national search for a new city manager. Ms. Betz was serving as
City Manager of the City of Florence, Oregon.
From the beginning, Ms. Betz worked very hard fo ...
Saturday August 29, 2015 11:41 AM - Times viewed: 7394
After DHS received a report of a 4 year old child with a black eye, the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested 39 year old Delson Creekmore from his residence in the rural part of Polk County that same evening for assaulting his girlfriend's 4 year old son.
The boy had a swollen and blackened eye from the incident. Creekmore was charged with Harassment, Felony Assault in the Fourth Degree and Fe ...
Friday August 28, 2015 10:24 AM - Times viewed: 7409
PORTLAND, Oregon - Residents and police in southeast Portland are trying to identify a man seen defecating outside an office building several times in the past month, calling him, the "Portland Pooper."
Cameras from a business caught the man in the act plastered photos of the suspect's face around the neighborhood, the station reports. Now, police have identified that man as a suspect, and the ...
Friday August 28, 2015 10:09 AM - Times viewed: 7411
PORTLAND, Oregon - Firefighters responded to an alarm at approximately 5:20 am at 6435 NE Colwood Way, Full Bore Innovations. Witnesses in the area saw smoke coming from the building and called 911. When fire crews arrived, they saw smoke and flames coming from the 2nd floor windows. Due to difficult access into the building and the manufacturing equipment inside, it was difficult to get water on ...
Friday August 28, 2015 10:06 AM - Times viewed: 7418
WOODBURN, Oregon - Police responded to a report of an explosion and fire in the 700 block of S. Cascade Drive at 12:08 Friday morning.
Upon arrival, officers learned that an adult male was working in his garage when an unknown person threw an object in his garage that exploded, causing a small fire in a garbage can and also burning and scorching other items in the garage. The fires were exting ...
Thursday August 27, 2015 10:18 AM - Times viewed: 7422
GRESHAM, Oregon – Police believe a fire that began in a vacant building in Gresham was purposefully set and are asking for help in finding the person responsible.
At least three fires were set in the last three days at a vacant building near Southeast 185th and Burnside Street.
Gresham Police say the building is used by homeless people.
A sofa was set against the house and set on fire ea ...
Thursday August 27, 2015 10:08 AM - Times viewed: 7455
Police search for evidence along Interstate 5 in Tukwila after a motorcyclist opened fire at officers who were serving a search warrant.
TUKWILA, Wash. - A motorcyclist on Interstate 5 opened fire at police and SWAT team officers Thursday morning as they were serving a search warrant at a house alongside the freeway in Tukwila, officials said.
No one was struck by the gunfire and the motorcy ...
Thursday August 27, 2015 10:00 AM - Times viewed: 7426
DALLAS, Oregon - 50-year-old Peter Robert Furman, was sentenced today to serve a minimum of 75 months in prison for sexually abusing a five-year-old child whose family he had been visiting in Monmouth in January of 2015. Polk County Circuit Judge Norman R. Hill also sentenced Furman to serve ten years of post-prison supervision upon his release from prison as a part of his release.
The case wa ...
Wednesday August 26, 2015 09:26 PM - Times viewed: 7430
Over twenty percent of deputies in Klamath County, Oregon recently asked to be put on leave after Sheriff Frank Skrah was accused of punching a handcuffed suspect.
The Oregonian reported that the Oregon Department of Justice confirmed on Monday that Skrah was under investigation for use of excessive force. At the same time, seven of the county’s 30 deputies had been granted requests for “non-di ...
Wednesday August 26, 2015 09:24 PM - Times viewed: 7419
Oregon produces nearly all of U.S. hazelnuts, and growers continue to add acreage as demand from China and elsewhere increases.
Oregon’s hazelnut crop is projected to hit 39,000 tons this fall, an 8 percent increase over 2014, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service in Portland.
The crop won’t be a record — the state produced 47,000 tons in 2009 and 45,000 tons in 20 ...
Wednesday August 26, 2015 08:29 AM - Times viewed: 7446
CLACKAMAS, Oregon - At 5:30 pm Tuesday evening a fire started in an upper floor of a commercial building at 15800 SE Piazza Avenue in Clackamas. The fire was reported by callers that were across the street from the building who reported seeing flames and dark smoke.
Upon arrival crews went to work advancing hose lines to the second story to fight the fire. Command officers quickly called for a ...
Tuesday August 25, 2015 07:12 PM - Times viewed: 7485
Washington County Sheriff's Department captured Reiner Schmolling, Jr., 37, who had a felony warrant for a parole violation. Schmolling is also known for shooting a WCSO detective and killing a Hillsboro Police Department K9 during a standoff in 1997.
On August 24, 2015, the capture of Schmolling began when Washington County Sheriff's Deputies were called to assist the North Plains Police Depa ...
Tuesday August 25, 2015 07:07 PM - Times viewed: 7470
The Keizer Fire District responded to the report of a house fire shortly before 4:30 pm today. Upon arriving at the house, firefighters observed smoke and flames coming from the front of the home.
The call reporting a house fire on Cade Street NE in Keizer was received at the Salem 9-1-1 center at 4:26 pm. The first unit arriving on scene reported moderate smoke coming from the single family hom ...
Tuesday August 25, 2015 09:18 AM - Times viewed: 7480
I love rooting for people that fight for social justice. Especially when their fight includes a David versus Goliath story, and marijuana. I have found my new favorite medical marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon. It’s called Panacea, and it’s located at 6714 NE Sandy Blvd. I had heard about Panacea for a little while now (they are about four months old), and everything I have heard was positi ...
Tuesday August 25, 2015 09:14 AM - Times viewed: 7474
The Mormon Lake Hot Shots from Flagstaff, Arizona, hike along Road 1067 to prepare for and conduct burnout operations in Dark Canyon.
TRACI WEAVER NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
Firefighters are gaining the upper-hand in containing the Canyon Creek Complex fires. But that’s not much relief to the wildfire’s worst-hit community. So far, 39 homes in John Day, Oregon, have been destroyed, along with aroun ...
Tuesday August 25, 2015 09:10 AM - Times viewed: 7463
Washington County officials re-opened access to the waters of Henry Hagg Lake late Monday, August 24, after the Oregon Department of Forestry notified park officials that further water-skimming missions by firefighting aircraft were not anticipated in response to the August Fire along U.S. Highway 26 near Manning.
"We thank visitors to Scoggins Valley Park for their patience over the last day ...
Tuesday August 25, 2015 09:05 AM - Times viewed: 7513
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - A large water main break this morning has closed both lanes of the 2900 block of 19th Avenue ( State Highway 8) in Forest Grove. The water damaged the surface of the roadway and was not passable to traffic. The cause of the break is still under investigation.
Eastbound traffic was rerouted onto Hawthorne Street south onto 18th Avenue east and back north on Maple Street t ...
Tuesday August 25, 2015 07:06 AM - Times viewed: 7474
OAK HILLS - A call came into the Oak Hills Fire Station at 1:48 a.m., to report that a neighbor's home at 15580 NW Perimeter Place was on fire and that a the fence joining the property was also on fire.
On their way, firefighters could see the fire and smoke and when they arrived from Station 64 pulled they found a two story home with 25 to 30 feet of flames shooting from the left side of the ...
Monday August 24, 2015 04:58 PM - Times viewed: 7465
Prof William Toffler, a leading Oregon doctor, has said that 'the sick and ageing deserve better'
The legalisation of assisted suicide in Oregon was a “mistake”, a senior doctor in the US State has declared.
The 20-year law is lauded as a model of best practice by assisted suicide campaigners in the UK who hope that the House of Commons will approve a Bill “closely based” on it next month.
Monday August 24, 2015 04:53 PM - Times viewed: 7467
On Saturday at about 11:10 p.m., a two vehicle crash on occurred on Highway 99W, just north of Lafayette.
According to Sergeant Brad Hessel, 1990 Ford Crown Victoria operated by David LOGSDON, age 60, and passenger, Diane LOGSDON, of McMinnville, was traveling northbound on Highway 99W when a 2000 Acura Integra operated by Fernando LOPEZ, age 21, of McMinnville, pulled out from SE Locks Loop R ...
Monday August 24, 2015 04:51 PM - Times viewed: 7464
CORVALLIS, Oregon - On Sunday, at approximately 9:47 p.m. Corvallis Police Officers were dispatched to the Subway restaurant at 5080 SW Philomath Blvd for a report of a robbery which had just occurred. The suspect, later identified as 25 year old Aaron Robert Wagner of Corvallis, entered the business and demanded the clerk provide him with the money in the register. Wagner did not display or indic ...
Monday August 24, 2015 09:00 AM - Times viewed: 7443
Excellent progress on has been made today to contain the Willamina Creek Firey. The fire has not grown since Friday night. Increases in acreage shown in these updates over the last few days reflect the GPS data collection work that has been completed which has resulted in more accurate mapping. The final acreage is not expected to increase from today's total.
Today, firefighters continued the ...
Monday August 24, 2015 08:39 AM - Times viewed: 7438
KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon - The 173rd Fighter Wing will conduct night flying operations next
week, Aug. 24 - 27. Operations will take place approximately 4 p.m. through 10:00 p.m.
Night flying is one part of the course curriculum for F-15C student pilots at Kingsley Field, the premiere F-15C schoolhouse for the United States Air Force.
"We recognize and truly appreciate the exceptional suppo ...
Sunday August 23, 2015 11:04 AM - Times viewed: 7464
I have long feared getting fired from my job because I consume marijuana. It is a fear that most working cannabis consumers have to worry about constantly. Cannabis consumers can be fired for consuming cannabis even in states where medical and/or recreational marijuana are legal. Cannabis consumers can be fired from jobs even if there is no proof of impairment while on the clock. My work recently ...