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Sunday August 16, 2015    06:03 PM - Times viewed: 7529
NEWBERG, Oregon - As changes, updates and the general renovation at the Fred Meyer shopping center nears completion, four members of the Newberg High School Tigar Riot Dance Team performed for us outside the main entrance of Fred Meyer. The team is coached and supported by beloved Newberg High School Dance coach, Cheryl Baltzel. The girls said they were helping Freddys launch their newly upd ...
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Sunday August 16, 2015    08:28 AM - Times viewed: 7546
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon National Guard Maj. Gen. Daniel R. Hokanson, Adjutant General, Oregon, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general in ceremony, today, at the 41st Infantry Division Armed Forces Reserve Center in Clackamas, Oregon. The ceremony was presided over by Gen. Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, with Hokanson's friends and family in attendance. Hokanson h ...
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Sunday August 16, 2015    08:26 AM - Times viewed: 7518
Unity, Oregon - A fire rages eight miles southeast of Unity with firefighters attacking the fire with what night Operations Section Chief Eric Perkins has coined an "Engine Brigade." With an abundance of fire activity taking place in the northwest, firefighting resources are hard to come by. The night shift on this fire will be composed of three division supervisors and six engine crews. F ...
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Sunday August 16, 2015    08:20 AM - Times viewed: 7581
SANDY, Oregon - On Saturday August 15th a pedestrian was hit on Highway 26 just east of Ruben Lane. Witnesses reported a woman had been struck by a vehicle headed east after she apparently tried to cross the highway outside of a crosswalk. Sandy Fire Department personnel pronounced the woman deceased. The driver of the vehicle that struck the woman remained on scene and is cooperating with the in ...
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Sunday August 16, 2015    08:15 AM - Times viewed: 7527
TIMBER - The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a training facility near the rural community of Timber. A group was conducting training when the lead instructor was injured and was taken by Life Flight to OHSU with life threatening injuries. On Saturday, at 6:00 p.m., upon arrival, a group of ex-military and ex-law enforcement had rented the facility and were conducting firearms t ...
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Sunday August 16, 2015    08:12 AM - Times viewed: 7524
Three juvenile children were injured in a rollover crash on I-5 near MP 16.5 (in between the Ashland exits). OSP asking witnesses to call the Southern Command Center (541) 664-4600. On August 15 at 6:44 PM OSP Troopers responded to a single vehicle roll-over crash. The northbound 2004 blue Honda CRV crossed the median, rolled over, and came to rest in the southbound lane of I-5. The Honda had ...
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Saturday August 15, 2015    08:27 PM - Times viewed: 7512
Brian Coushay was a track-and-field jumper in high school and a wide receiver at Portland State University. So he knew how to jump and run. He's since added a few more skills to his arsenal. Coushay, of Beaverton, is a two-time defending national champion in the decathlon for his age group, and earlier this month, he placed second in a worldwide competition held in Lyon, France. The two-day ...
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Saturday August 15, 2015    08:21 PM - Times viewed: 7501
BAKER COUNTY, Ore. – The cooler temperatures overnight Friday offered some relief to firefighters across the state, but the wind gusts and fire conditions remained unpredictable Saturday. Winds picked up fire activity for the Cornet, Windy Ridge, Eagle Complex and El Dorado Fires burning in Baker County. Flames spread through the trees (called a crown fire) and started spot fires in some areas. ...
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Saturday August 15, 2015    02:47 PM - Times viewed: 7529
A pedestrian died when she attempted to cross eastbound lanes of I-84 near The Dalles. According to Sergeant Raiser, on August 14, 2015 at 3:05 PM OSP Troopers responded to a vehicle versus pedestrian crash on I-84 near MP 85. Upon arrival, Trooper Holloran discovered Ms. Eunice Spino (age 47), from The Dalles, was struck by a vehicle and died at the scene. The eastbound vehicle was a 2011 ...
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Saturday August 15, 2015    09:42 AM - Times viewed: 7521
On Saturday August 15, 2015, at 2:01 a.m., officers assigned to North Precinct, East Precinct, the Canine Unit, and the Gang Enforcement Team (GET) responded to the report of a shooting at the top of Rocky Butte in Northeast Portland. As officers were en route to the scene, an additional call came in to 9-1-1 reporting that three gunshot victims arrived by car at a nearby medical facility. Off ...
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Friday August 14, 2015    06:27 PM - Times viewed: 7600
UPDATE: Danny Spillers is back in custody. U.S. Marshals arrested him today at approximately 5:30 p.m. in Fairview. No other details are available at this time. CRCI staff discovered inmate Danny Spillers missing at approximately 5:30 a.m., Sunday, August 2, after discovering a broken window in the kitchen area. Spillers is a 35-year-old Caucasian male, 6 feet tall, 185 pounds, with re ...
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Friday August 14, 2015    11:04 AM - Times viewed: 7544
SNOHOMISH, Wash. -- A Snohomish woman is heartbroken after thieves stole her husband's remains on the day of his memorial. Troy Graham's car was stolen from a secure parking garage at his apartment complex in Everett. As if that wasn't bad enough, his dad's ashes were inside the car. The ashes were taken the very day friends and family members were gathering for Richard Graham's memorial se ...
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Friday August 14, 2015    09:41 AM - Times viewed: 7556
On August 7, OSP Fish & Wildlife Troopers responded to a report of a dead antelope doe east of Prineville in the Ochoco Unit of Crook County. Troopers found the antelope east of Big Summit Prairie on the 30 Road one mile north of the 42 Road junction in Crook County. The person(s) involved left the antelope doe to waste in plain view 40 feet off the road. The antelope was shot out of season an ...
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Friday August 14, 2015    09:40 AM - Times viewed: 7570
Incredibly, an elderly couple from Willamina received only moderate injuries from a crash when their vehicle crash, rolled over and caught fire. On August 12, 80-year-old Paul Dolan was driving eastbound on Hwy 18 when he approached a vehicle that was stopped and ready to make a turn onto Pittman Road. Mr. Dolan swerved to the right and missed the stopped vehicle. Police say Dolan who was with ...
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Friday August 14, 2015    09:30 AM - Times viewed: 7597
On August 11th, 2015 the Polk County Sheriff's Office arrested 58 year old Hugh Reeves of West Salem on two counts of Sexual Abuse I against a non relative minor female and was lodged at the Polk County Jail on $150,000 bail. During the investigation deputies learned that Reeves also had two prior sodomy convictions approximately 11 years ago out of Marion County. The investigation began on Ju ...
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Friday August 14, 2015    09:28 AM - Times viewed: 7588
GRESHAM, Oregon - Police are investigating a shooting at Red Sunset Park that left a man in the hospital. Police were dispatched tonight just after 8 p.m. on multiple reports of several shots fired at Red Sunset Park, 2400 N.E. Red Sunset Drive in Gresham. Upon arriving, they encountered a young adult male who had been shot. He was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to an area hospita ...
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Thursday August 13, 2015    01:15 PM - Times viewed: 7575
Residents in Baker County were forced to evacuate when two wildfires threatened dozens of homes south of Baker City. Authorities told residents to leave Wednesday afternoon as the fires moved too close to the homes, officials at the Baker County sheriff's office and the Bureau of Land Management said. Because of high winds, by Wednesday evening, the Windy River Fire moved quickly to the nor ...
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Thursday August 13, 2015    01:08 PM - Times viewed: 7573
PENDLETON, Ore. – Oregon’s sluggish post-recession wages are beginning to rise. Blue Mountain Community College Small Business Development Center Director Art Hill says that job openings have finally started to outpace the state’s pool of qualified workers. “Online help wanted ads are now well above pre-recession levels,” he said. “Presto! Wages are suddenly rising as employers try to hire and ...
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Thursday August 13, 2015    12:59 PM - Times viewed: 7559
Chambers Mill Fire 80 percent lined, 40 percent contained Fire crews from the Oregon Department of Forestry's (ODF) Western Lane District are getting the upper hand on a fast-moving wildfire two miles south of the community of Lorane. To date, the Chambers Mill Fire has blackened 180 acres and is predominantly burning on private forestlands protected by ODF. The fire is 80 percent lined wi ...
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Thursday August 13, 2015    12:24 PM - Times viewed: 7592
PORTLAND, Oregon - The USAF will be monitoring the Oregon wing of the Civil Air Patrol as they conduct a state wide exercise this Saturday, August 15th, with a collection of scenarios to train for, and test, the Oregon Wing CAP's capability and preparedness to respond to various types of historically supported natural disasters as well as missing persons, vehicles and aircraft. "The Oregon Ci ...
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Wednesday August 12, 2015    10:18 AM - Times viewed: 7539
Oregon’s 16 Coordinated Care Organizations could do a better job of getting information to their members. So says a report by the Consumer Confidence Project, which says the group which serves nearly 1 million Oregonians on Medicaid. Volunteers with the project focused on four areas: person-centered services; responsiveness to members and community; transparency of governance; and accessibil ...
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Wednesday August 12, 2015    10:14 AM - Times viewed: 7531
Ashland Chamber of Commerce members and Paddington Station employees line up for a ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of the Inspired by Oregon store on East Main Street. Photo by Graham Lewis Inspired by Oregon, a new store adjacent to and operated by Paddington Station at 131 East Main St. in Ashland, celebrates its recent opening with raffles, drawings, ice cream sundaes and other snac ...
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Wednesday August 12, 2015    07:07 AM - Times viewed: 7532
TUALATIN, Oregon - On Tuesday, Tualatin Police officers were called to the area of Ibach Park, located at 10455 SW Ibach Road in Tualatin on a call of a male subject that was exposing himself to park patrons. Tualatin Officers quickly made their way to the area, since the suspect description seemed to match the description of a male subject who has groped several women over the past few weeks ...
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Wednesday August 12, 2015    07:04 AM - Times viewed: 7556
On August 7th, 2015 at approximately 5:45PM, one person was seriously injured on US 97 near milepost 20 and case referred to Sherman County District Attorney's Office. According to Trooper Jacob Ferrer, a 2005 Audi A5, operated by Caden Jay Christman (age 19) from Enterprise, was traveling northbound on Hwy 97 in the southbound lane, passing traffic in a marked passing zone. Christman stuck a ...
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Tuesday August 11, 2015    10:23 PM - Times viewed: 7528
Oregon legal pot dealers may be forced to experience what Bruce Nassau faces with his five Colorado marijuana shops. His accountant called with the bad news: The 2014 tax season was approaching, and Mr. Nassau could not rely on the galaxy of deductions that other businesses use to reduce their tax bills. He was going to owe the Internal Revenue Service a small fortune. “I had to write a check f ...
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Tuesday August 11, 2015    10:10 PM - Times viewed: 7555
SALEM, Ore. -- It was supposed to be home, at last, for Sheena Powell: a small house in Northeast Salem. "I've been desperate for housing and I had a hard time finding a place," said Powell. Powell said she is homeless, pregnant, with a troubled past, and is currently living at a women's shelter. She said Vanessa Sherrod offered her a house to rent and asked her for a $700 deposit to rese ...
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Tuesday August 11, 2015    09:49 AM - Times viewed: 7529
OREGON GEAR UP AND THE ALLIANCE PARTNER TO BRING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM ACROSS THE STATE FOR 1-WEEK CAMP PORTLAND, Oregon - In conjunction with Oregon Private College Week, Oregon GEAR UP and The Alliance hosted a one-week summer program for rural, low-income students to explore educational opportunities available at private, nonprofit colleges across the state. 14 rising seniors from Taft ...
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Tuesday August 11, 2015    09:47 AM - Times viewed: 7535
At about 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Property Crimes Unit conducted a search of a residence at 5028 SE El Centro Way as part of a long-term investigation of burglaries and stolen property associated with persons who live at the residence. The Clackamas County inter-agency SWAT Team executed a search warrant, and investigators from the Clackamas County ...
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Tuesday August 11, 2015    07:34 AM - Times viewed: 7515
SALEM, Oregon - It is not uncommon for one of our loved ones to become stricken with a debilitating disease like Alzheimer's or Dementia. Each year the Sheriff's Office responds to hundreds of calls from families reporting their loved ones missing. Just last night Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office and our Search and Rescue Team assisted the Salem Police Department in locating 67 ...
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Tuesday August 11, 2015    08:12 AM - Times viewed: 7504
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday August 10, 2015, at 9:43 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the report of a vehicle that crashed into some scaffolding on the sidewalk of the Broadway Bridge. Officers arrived and located the vehicle, on the sidewalk, crashed into scaffolding being used as part of Broadway Bridge construction. The bridge is currently closed to vehicular traffic, but the s ...
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