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Friday April 1, 2016 - Times viewed: 7719
Oregon wildlife officials killed four wolves in northeastern Oregon Thursday after determining they are responsible for killing too many livestock. The Department of Fish and Wildlife said Thursday that information transmitted from collared wolves in the Imnaha pack allowed the agency to confirm that four pack members have been chronically preying on livestock. The agency says it’s confirmed five such incidents on private land within the past three weeks – sufficient under Oregon’s Wolf Conservation and Management Plan to prompt the killing (described by officials as “lethal removal”) of ...
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Friday April 1, 2016 - Times viewed: 7630
On March 31, 2016 at about 6:30PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle head-on crash on Highway 126 near milepost 108 (just west of Redmond near 67th Street). Preliminary investigation indicates a 2002 Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on Highway 126 when it crossed the centerline into the westbound lane, colliding with a 2003 Chrysler van head-on. The driver of the Chrysler, Jason M FRANKLIN, age 41, of Madras, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Ford, Justice K COLLINS, age 18, of Prineville, was taken to St Charles Be ...
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Friday April 1, 2016 - Times viewed: 7583
SEATTLE, Washington. UPDATE: April 1, 2016. The pilot of a Beechcraft model 1900 lost power with 9 people aboard including crew. The pilot made an emergency landing on a clear hillside near Capital State Forest with a quarter mile of field-runway. However, the aircraft ran into a dense patch of trees. The props broke through dense brush and caught the craft on fire. Two passengers were thrown fro ...

Thursday March 31, 2016 - Times viewed: 7586
$1.2 million. That’s how much money Oregon won’t receive this year from two federal agencies due to its failure to protect water quality from logging in coastal watersheds. According to Nina Bell of Northwest Environmental Advocates, “the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have said for 18 years that Oregon’s logging practices create dangerous levels of water pollution and harm fish.” Bell sent out a press release March 11 calling attention to the funding cut out of a $4 million pot of money that is a result of Oregon’s ...
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Thursday March 31, 2016 - Times viewed: 7586
LEBANON, Oregon - Firefighters responded to an unconscious man pinned in a tractor by a felled tree in the 38000 block of Payne Drive Wednesday morning. The Lebanon Fire District was dispatched at 9:29 am for a male who had been using his Kubota tractor to help direct a 35-foot aspen tree away from a house while another man used a chainsaw to fall the tree. As the trunk was being cut it snapped unexpectedly, falling directly onto the 77-year old man operating the tractor. According to Lebanon Fire District Lieutenant Jason Bolen, the tree struck the man in the head and upper body, knocking ...
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Thursday March 31, 2016 - Times viewed: 7582
On Wednesday March 30, 2016, at 7:21 p.m., North Precinct officers responded to North Rosa Parks Way and Delaware Avenue on the report that a bicycle rider had been struck by a driver in the intersection. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the bicycle rider, an adult male, suffering from serious injuries. He was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment. ...

Thursday March 31, 2016 - Times viewed: 7597
On March 30, 2016 at about 3PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle head-on crash on Highway 20 near milepost 26 (east of Bend). Preliminary investigation indicates a 2005 Saturn van was traveling westbound on Highway 20 when it drifted off the highway onto the north shoulder. The van then traveled back onto the highway and crossed over the centerline, striking an eastbound 1999 Ford Explorer head-on. After the collision, both vehicles came to rest on the south side of the highway. The driver of the van, Wesley V EARP, age 54, of Redmond, was p ...
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Thursday March 31, 2016 - Times viewed: 7552
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday March 31, 2016, at 5:08 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Southeast 11th Avenue and Pine Street on the report of a shooting. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim, a male adult, suffering from a gunshot wound. He has been transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment to serious injuries that do not appear to be l ...

Wednesday March 30, 2016 - Times viewed: 7629
While 2016 has been a wild year on the national stage, it’s about to get a lot laid back in Oregon. The state’s Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill Tuesday that would allow anyone 21 and older to purchase cannabis edibles, extracts and oils from medical-marijuana dispensaries, The Oregonian reported. The measure is part of Senate Bill 1511, which also allows recreational weed stores to sell tax-free medical marijuana to those who have been prescribed the drug. The legislation is the latest in a set of marijuana bills this year aimed at finalizing the state’s rollout of recreational marijuana. ...
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Wednesday March 30, 2016 - Times viewed: 7555
The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is responding to investigate this crash due to the pedestrian's injuries being potentially life-threatening. Traffic on Division is expected to be closed for a few hours. Updates will be provided on Wednesday. ###PPB### ###ORIGINAL MESSAGE BELOW### On Tuesday March 28, 2016, at 6:42 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report that a pedestrian was struck by a driver on Southeast Division Street at 143rd Avenue. Officers and medical personnel arrived and contacted the male adult pedestrian who was suffering from traumatic ...
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Tuesday March 29, 2016 - Times viewed: 7582
The Oregon Health Authority says the production of cannabis extract is now a class B felony. At a March 15 forum hosted by the Oregon Cannabis Association at Refuge PDX, marijuana business owners were surprised to learn that, under a state law that went into effect March 3, unlicensed production of cannabis extracts—potent oils used to make concentrates and edibles— is considered a class B felony. The law is a side effect of new regulations requiring marijuana concentrate manufacturers to be licensed by the Oregon Health Authority. Extraction companies will be allowed to operate legal ...
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Tuesday March 29, 2016 - Times viewed: 7569
PORTLAND, Oregon - FamilyCare Health is disappointed to report that the Oregon Health Authority's (OHA) rate dispute with FamilyCare is no closer to final resolution. OHA continues to reject FamilyCare's comprehensive settlement proposals for the 2015 and 2016 rates. Additionally, OHA has rejected FamilyCare's offer to resume mediation and conclusively settle the matter in a single-day session. An ...

Tuesday March 29, 2016 - Times viewed: 7610
PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver traveling the wrong way on McLoughlin, 21-year-old Shannon Leigh O'Brien, was released from the hospital and was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Assault in the Third Degree and Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants (DUII - Alcohol). She will be arraigned on Tuesday. The other driver, a 25-year-old male, remains hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. His name will be released upon confirmation that his family has been notified of his injuries. Drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs injure and kill thousands of people every y ...
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Monday March 28, 2016 - Times viewed: 7583
PORTLAND, Ore. - Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University, University of Minnesota School of Public Health and George Mason University applaud Oregon's new birth control law which allows women age 18 or older to obtain some methods of hormonal contraception directly from pharmacies, without having to visit a prescribing clinician, yet note how the law could go even further to improve access to all forms of contraception, according to a viewpoint article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association today. "This law is a step forward for contraceptive access. Yet, Ore ...
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Monday March 28, 2016 - Times viewed: 7563
Deborah Callandret, of Independence, expected to give birth to her daughter in about four weeks. But her unborn daughter had other plans. Deborah's water broke at 4 a.m. on March 28 -- the same day she planned to get married to her fiancé, Shane Callandret, also of Independence. The couple went to the Salem Health Family Birth Center, where doctors discovered that Deborah was not yet in labor. Deborah shared with her nurse that today was supposed to be her wedding day. The nursing team told her it could still happen if she was interested, but in her hospital room instead. More ...
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Monday March 28, 2016 - Times viewed: 7596
On Monday March 28, 2016 a 21-year-old Ilwaco man was lodged in the Clatsop County Jail for crimes involving online sexual corruption and sexual abuse of a local teenage girl. Following a month long investigation by the Clatsop County Sheriff's Office, Jesse Lee Jetland was arrested in Astoria. Jetland was lodged in the Clatsop County Jail Monday afternoon on two counts of Sodomy II, and one count each of Online Sexual Corruption I, Rape I and Burglary I. In late January of this year, the Clatsop County Sheriff's Office received a report indicating the parents of a local middle school stud ...
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Monday March 28, 2016 - Times viewed: 7607
On March 27, 2016 at approximately 11:00 am, deputies from the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to the report of two people struck by a train south of Oregon City, OR. When deputies arrived on scene they found two people deceased next to the train tracks. The train involved in the collision was able to stop safely north of the location and there have been no reported injuries from any of the passengers or crew. The train involved was Amtrak passenger train #506 traveling from Eugene to Portland and then on to Seattle, WA. At this time it is unknown how many passengers are on ...
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Monday March 28, 2016 - Times viewed: 7567
Two men escaped injury on Sunday afternoon when their small watercraft overturned in Lebanon's Cheadle Lake. According to Lebanon Fire District Lieutenant Jason Bolen, the men, age 18 and 17, were attempting to turn their boat towards a different fishing location when a strong gust of wind caught their sail and capsized the two-person vessel. Both men were thrown into the water approximately 50 ya ...

Monday March 28, 2016 - Times viewed: 7571
On Monday March 28, 2016, at 5:39 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to Sandy Boulevard at Northeast 87th Avenue on the report of a crash involving a driver in a vehicle and a pedestrian. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the male adult pedestrian suffering from traumatic injuries. He was transported by ambulance to a Portland hospital for treatment. The driver, an ad ...

Sunday March 27, 2016 - Times viewed: 7609
On Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 8:15 pm the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a crash on SE 82nd Dr near the entrance to Fred Meyers. A vehicle traveling on SE 82nd Dr had hit a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway. The pedestrian, an adult male, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the vehicle stayed on scene and is cooperatin ...

Sunday March 27, 2016 - Times viewed: 7588
On March 26th at around 6:00pm an Easter Egg hunt in a quiet Salmon Creek neighborhood was interrupted by a man screaming that his roommates were going to shoot him. Clark County Sheriff's Deputies responded and determined the disturbance was related to an ongoing large-scale unlicensed marijuana distribution operation. The operation was headquartered in a neighborhood home and it is believed that deliveries were occurring across the United States. Detectives with the Clark Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at the residence, 13318 NE 3rd Court, as well as on four ...
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Saturday March 26, 2016 - Times viewed: 7575
Apparently the only thing more popular than Sen. Bernie Sanders at a Bernie Sanders rally is a little bird at a Bernie Sanders rally. That was the case anyway during a Sanders' Friday campaign event in Portland, Oregon, when a bird landed first on the stage and then on Sanders' podium, right next to his microphone. The crowd went wild, leaping from their seats to cheer. (As The Oregonian noted, the sketch series Portlandia, set in the city, had made a gag out of the phrase, "Put a bird on it!") Sanders, 74, deviated from his stump speech as he eyed the tiny bird, who stood next ...
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Saturday March 26, 2016 - Times viewed: 7605
SILVERTON, Oregon - The family involved in Thursday's deadly fire has been identified as Antonio Reyes, age 22 and his son Juan Esteban, age 7. Tragically Mr. Reyes wife, Dora Maria Esteban, age 26 and her son James Reyes, age 8 were killed in the fire. Although the investigation continues into the cause of the fire, early evidence shows the cause being possibly related to an electrical appliance. The Sheriff's Office does not have an updated medical status on Mr. Reyes or his son. Once an official cause of the fire is determined a final release will be issued by the Sheriff's Office, that ...
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Saturday March 26, 2016 - Times viewed: 7602
PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning at about 1:30 AM, North Precinct police responded to I-5 northbound at Lombard Street on the report of a pedestrian struck by a driver. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the 25-year-old male pedestrian suffering from traumatic injuries. Medical efforts to save him were no successful and he died at the scene. The involved driver, a 39-year-old male, remained at the scene and was cooperative. He did not show any signs of impairment. He was driving a 2006 Toyota Avalon. The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team responded and began an inve ...
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Friday March 25, 2016 - Times viewed: 7585
SEATTLE - A pregnant woman who police say stabbed her boyfriend this morning in Seattle's Delridge neighborhood, has fled the scene of the incident. Her boyfriend later died at Harborview Medical Center. Police and medics responded to the scene, in the 9000 block of 17th Avenue SW, at about 12:20 a.m. after receiving a 911 call about a domestic disturbance, said Mark Jamieson of the Seattle police. Officers found the 35-year-old victim in his car parked in the alley suffering from a stab wound to his chest. Seattle Fire Department medics rushed the victim to Harborview Medical Center, ...
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Friday March 25, 2016 - Times viewed: 7553
Linn County Undersheriff Jim Yon reports today at approximately 9:06 am two deputies were involved in a shooting with a suspect on Saddle Butte road near Seven Mile lane. This location is approximately 7 miles south of Albany. The suspects injuries are unknown at this time, but the deputies were not injured. Details are limited at this point and more information will follow. The Linn County Ma ...

Friday March 25, 2016 - Times viewed: 7588
On March 24, 2016 at 3:20am, OSP received a report of a motor vehicle crash on Waldo Road near the intersection of Takilma Rd in Cave Junction. The investigation revealed that a 2007 Ford Escape was traveling West on Waldo Road when it left the roadway, rolled several times coming to rest on the north side of Waldo Road. The two passengers in the vehicle were ejected. The driver fled from the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement. The front passenger, a 16 year old male, was transported to Three Rivers Medical Center for treatment. The rear passenger, 18 year old Trevor PRASZEK ...
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Friday March 25, 2016 - Times viewed: 7551
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Burn will arrive at the Moda Center this morning. Doors will be open at 9:45 AM and people will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. People are being urged not to bring bags and to limit what they do bring to small, personal items like keys and cell phones. The rally begins at 12:45. Sanders held a rally last weekend in Vancouver. Today's rally will be the day before the Democratic Party caucus in Washington State. Today's event is important because on Tuesday, Sanders won two of the three Democratic primaries in the West and won by wide margin ...
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Thursday March 24, 2016 - Times viewed: 7588
On March 23, 2016 at about 3:30PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a two vehicle crash on Highway 20 near milepost 20 (just west of Sweet Home near Ingram Road). Preliminary information revealed a 2015 Mack semi-truck towing a chip trailer had been traveling westbound on Highway 20 when it came to a stop in the slow lane, waiting to make a right turn from the highway. The truck had to yield to a passing train, which tracks parallel Highway 20. While waiting for the train, the truck was rear-ended by a westbound 2005 Dodge Caravan operated by Elmer D FRY, ...
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Thursday March 24, 2016 - Times viewed: 7572
On Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at approximately 7:25pm, Tualatin Police Officers responded to four reports of criminal mischief involving two males in a white Subaru Outback, breaking car windows in the Southern area of Tualatin. Tualatin officers did an area search for the suspect's vehicle. A short time later, a rollover crash involving the suspect's vehicle was reported by a passerby on SW Bo ...


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