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Monday September 10, 2018 - Times viewed: 8267
On Monday, September 10, 2018, at 2:22 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a robbery at the U.S. Bank, 19091 SW Tualatin Valley Highway, in the community of Aloha. Employees called to report that a man had passed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect reportedly fled on foot and deputies began searching the area for him. During their search of the area, deput ...

Monday September 10, 2018 - Times viewed: 8246
I set off to bike from the northwesternmost corner of Oregon to my home in Northern California to rehab a torn hamstring and a broken heart. I imagined damp difficult days of riding punctuated by melancholy nights. But instead I found a mellow joyride and a welcoming community. Riding 380 miles along the Oregon Coast didn’t just heal my heart; it renewed my faith in the power of moving my body through beautiful places to set everything right again—if not in the world, then at least within myself. You don’t even need to buy a map to bike the Oregon coast. The Oregon Department of Transportation provides free Coast Bicycle Route Maps—which account for mileage, elevation gain and loss, traffic volume, prevailing wind directions, and average monthly temperatures and rainfall—at Visitor Centers throughout the state. These maps even list scenic alternatives to the already scenic Highway 1, as well as every state park and hot shower cyclists will encounter along the way. Highway 1 snakes along the Oregon Coast, passing through dripping old-growth forests and one of the largest dune systems in the country. Sea stacks thrashed by waves are shrouded in fog every morning, and white sand ...
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Monday September 10, 2018 - Times viewed: 8256
BEAVERTON, Oregon - Beaverton Police are seeking help in locating a missing 11-year-old Erik Derby. He was last seen at Fir Grove Elementary School, at 6300 SW Wilson Ave., around 8:30 pm on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. Erik has brown hair and is 4 feet, 8 inches tall with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a blueish-grey sweatshirt. Police are asking anyone who has seen Erik, or has any information about his location, to call 503-629-0111. ...
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Thursday September 6, 2018 - Times viewed: 8346
MEDFORD, Oregon — A well-known author of Jacksonville was charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of her uncle. 28-year-old Aisling "Tucker" Moore Reed was arrested Tuesday following the grand jury indictment last week. Aisling Tucker Moore Reed, known by her pen name Tucker Reed, is an American blogger, author and journalist. Reed co-authored the young adult novel Amber House published in October 2012 and its sequel Neverwas, released internationally in January 2014. Moore Reed was initially charged with first and second-degree manslaughter in the July 2016 death of Shane Patrick Moore in southern Oregon. Her mother Kelly Moore has previously said the shooting was an act of self-defense. Prosecutor Marco Boccato says the indictment stemmed from new evidence uncovered in recent months. ...
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Thursday September 6, 2018 - Times viewed: 8298
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 68-year-old Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy was arrested at her Washington County home in connection to the murder of 63-year-old Daniel C. Brophy. Thie investigation began on Saturday, June 2, 2018, at 8:30 a.m., when police responded to the report of a shooting with one person injured at the Oregon Culinary Institute, located at 1701 Southwest Jefferson Street. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the victim inside the building. Life-saving efforts were performed on the victim but they were not successful. Based on information learned during the investigation, detectives believe Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy is the suspect in Daniel C. Brophy's murder. Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy was lodged at the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Murder and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. Nancy L. Crampton-Brophy will be arraigned in Multnomah County Court on Thursday, September 6, 2018. ...
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Thursday September 6, 2018 - Times viewed: 8218
TUALATIN, Oregon - A Tualatin woman is missing and police are asking for help locating Cheryl Anne Loop, 65. she was last seen near her residence in Tualatin. She reportedly walked away from her residence around 4:00PM on the afternoon of September 5th, and has not been seen or heard from since. Ms. Loop may be suffering from Dementia, and may be lost. An area search has been conducted by Tualatin Police, but Ms. Loop has not been located. Cheryl Anne Loop is a white female adult, about 5 foot 3 inches tall, and about 110 pounds. Ms. Loop is reported to have grey hair, and was last seen wearing a dark sweater and khaki pants. Tualatin Police ask anyone who may see or come into contact with Ms. Loop to contact then immediately. Tualatin Police can be contacted at 503-629-0111. A photo of Cheryl Anne Loop is attached to this release. ...
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Wednesday September 5, 2018 - Times viewed: 8345
PORTLAND, Oregon — Scientists from Oregon State University scientists are saying that Mount St. Helens is out of line with other major volcanoes on the Cascade Range. University geophysicist Adam Schultz believes a giant subsurface rock formation diverted magma, causing Mount St. Helens to form west of the Cascadia Arc. "It seems like what we call the Spirit Lake batholith is probably the reason why Mount St. Helens actually pops up far to the west of where you would anticipate it to be," Schultz said. Researchers put together different imaging studies to gain a better understanding to what may be below the surface of the volcano. They compared older studies what show certain structure, density and temperature — with newer ones that show subsurface electrical conductivity. This report will be published this week in "Nature Geoscience." "Either method by itself can lead to a level of uncertainty, but when you layer them together as we have done in this project you get a much clearer picture of what lies below," Schultz said. Mount St. Helens formed because of the Juan de Fuca plate off the coast of Washington and Oregon went under the North America plate. The plate ...
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Wednesday September 5, 2018 - Times viewed: 8670
PORTLAND, Oregon – Yesterday, 28-year-old Christopher James Fleet of Portland was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine and firearms when arrested by Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies in August 2017. On August 23, 2017, deputies from the MCSO Special Investigation Unit were conducting surveillance at a known drug and gang house in Portland. They observed ...

Wednesday September 5, 2018 - Times viewed: 8326
PORTLAND, Oregon - Very early Wednesday morning, a car fire was reported in the 6200 block of North Marine Drive. Firefighters saw a deceased person inside the car and called North Precinct officers. Portland Police sent a Criminalist with the Forensic Evidence Division also responded to assist. The investigation is in its early stages and there is no additional information to provide at t ...

Tuesday September 4, 2018 - Times viewed: 8519
Before you would even finish asking us to name the cities with the hottest design scenes, we'd blurt out New York, London, Paris, and Milan. Duh. As of this month, though, we have a new locale to add to the list: Portland, Oregon. Sara Bauer, founder of design studio Immaculate Space, is to thank for this shocking realization. On September 16, she will host the first-ever Open Haus Market in the c ...

Tuesday September 4, 2018 - Times viewed: 8348
It’s no secret that Oregon is growing far more marijuana than the market can absorb, so some cultivators are turning to MJ’s cousin: hemp. As Oregon cannabis prices continue to sink to new lows amid a product glut, outdoor growers are applying what they know about marijuana and cultivating hemp for both smokable CBD flower and biomass that can be extracted into CBD oil. The hemp pivot allows growers to diversify their revenue stream and capitalize on a crop that could soon become legal at the federal level – thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill pending before Congress. It also allows them to capitalize on the booming popularity of CBD products. Here are four reasons a shift toward hemp makes sense for some businesses – and why it should be done cautiously: 1. Adding hemp allows companies to diversify their operations while still growing marijuana. Under a Tier 2 license in Oregon, most MJ farmers are limited to – at most – a 40,000-square-foot (just under 1-acre) grow. But hemp doesn’t face the same restrictions, so many growers have planted 3 or more acres of the plant. “If you have a farm this year that’s designed to grow cannabis and you can’t sell any of the ca ...
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Tuesday September 4, 2018 - Times viewed: 8494
On 09/03/18 at about 11:50 PM Clark County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to a hit and run collision in the Felida area. They located the fleeing vehicle and began pursuing the vehicle. The suspect crashed the vehicle and then fled on foot. Deputies continued the chase on foot and during the process of apprehending the suspect a deputy fired his weapon. One of the deputies on scene and th ...

Sunday September 2, 2018 - Times viewed: 8291
ESTACADA, Oregon — An injured horse found wandering alone in a northeastern Oregon wilderness has been rescued. KATU-TV reports that the 8-year-old horse named Sandy was led out of the Wallowa Mountains last week and is recovering at the Eagle Fern Equine Hospital in Estacada. She's in the care of the horse rescue group Sound Equine Options and is scheduled for surgery at Oregon State University on Tuesday. The horse had an injured left back leg but was led out after veterinarians said the 6-mile (10-kilometer) trip would be safe after giving her painkillers. It's not clear who owns Sandy or how she sustained the injuries. "We're guessing she fell down a cliff or on rocks," said Kim Mosiman, the executive director of Sound Equine Options. A U.S. Forest Service lookout on Mule Peak, Brian Sather, spotted the horse several weeks ago. He called for help after spotting her again a week later and went to check on her. "We got up close to her, and we could see that her leg was very injured," Sather said. "It was an open wound, and she was limping on it. And she had some other wounds on her too." He started making calls and eventually found Sound Equine Options. He ...
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Saturday September 1, 2018 - Times viewed: 8324
On Saturday, September 1, 2018, at 11:35 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an injury crash at NW West Union Rd. and NW Neakahnie Ave. in the Rock Creek neighborhood. Witnesses reported that a white 1998 Honda Civic crossed the center line and crashed head on into a blue 2007 GMC Sierra. During the investigation, deputies learned the Honda was reported stolen earlier in the week. Inside the vehicle, deputies located a stolen rifle. The driver of the stolen vehicle, 55-year-old Randall Todd Brown, was extricated from the car by fire personnel. Mr. Brown was transported to a local hospital by air ambulance. Charges against Mr. Brown are pending the on-going investigation. 71-year-old Roberta Knoll was driving the GMC and was taken to a local hospital as a precaution. 70-year-old Julia White was the passenger in the GMC and was taken to a local hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. ...
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Friday August 31, 2018 - Times viewed: 8359
PORTLAND, Ore. — Before Matthew Miller harvests marijuana this fall from his fields in southern Oregon, he’ll have to notify the state for the first time ever — a process that could bring inspectors to make sure none of his pot is being illegally diverted. The new harvest notification policy, which takes effect Saturday, is the first of its kind among states that have legalized marijuana and is ...

Friday August 31, 2018 - Times viewed: 8429
On August 11, 2018, at 10:54 p.m., 64-year-old Sandy S. Ortiz was arrested in San Diego, California, in connection to a Portland Police Bureau Detective Division's Sex Assault Detail Investigation. This investigation began in May 2018, when a community member contacted the Portland Police Bureau and reported he had been sexually assaulted by Ortiz from the summer of 2000 through the summer of ...

Friday August 31, 2018 - Times viewed: 8503
TUALATIN, Oregon - Just before 1 a.m. today, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters were called to a residential fire in the 12800 block of Northwest Lovejoy Court in the Cedar Mill community in unincorporated Washington County. Multiple callers to the 911 dispatch center reported seeing heavy flames and dark smoke coming from the residence. Crews from TVF&R Station 61 arrived within ...

Friday August 31, 2018 - Times viewed: 8756
On August 30, 2018 at approximately 7:30 pm Salem police officers and Salem firefighters responded to State Street and 12th Street on the report of a bicyclist being struck by a train. The male cyclist was declared deceased at the scene by medics. Witnesses reported that the male cyclist had been riding westbound on State Street when he approached the railroad crossing and was struck by a south ...

Wednesday August 29, 2018 - Times viewed: 8296
PORTLAND, Oregon — The Coast Guard arrested the captain of a commercial fishing vessel off the coast of Oregon after receiving an anonymous call about a woman in distress. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 38-year-old Branden Vanderploeg of Winchester Bay was charged with assault within maritime jurisdiction and operating a commercial vessel under the influence of alcohol. The Coast Guard say ...

Wednesday August 29, 2018 - Times viewed: 8270
On August 28, 2018 at about 8:00 pm Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a welfare check in the area of the Keys Place in Lincoln City, Oregon. Lincoln City Dispatch advised they received a 911 call from a female advising she was lost in the area and scared. At about 8:40 pm Lincoln County Sheriff's Deputies arrived in the area of the callers last known location and located a female, D ...

Tuesday August 28, 2018 - Times viewed: 8419
In a bid to stem the flow of marijuana product to the black market, Oregon regulators have ordered a steep cut over the next six months in the amount of cannabis that medical MJ patients can buy on a daily basis. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) last Thursday reduced purchasing limits for Medical Marijuana Program cardholders to 1 ounce of cannabis per day, down from the previous limit of 24 ounces per day. The rules took effect Aug. 24 and expire in six months. The change comes as the OLCC faces increased pressure to react to the state’s oversupplied cannabis sector, including greater scrutiny from the state’s U.S. attorney, Billy Williams, who has tied the oversupply situation to the diversion of marijuana to the black market.

According to a news release, the “action on OMMP purchase limits is designed to prevent potential diversion of usable marijuana into the secondary illegal mark ...

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Tuesday August 28, 2018 - Times viewed: 8634
MEDFORD, Oregon — A man has pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and arms trafficking. Gonzalo Manzo Jr., 33, of Fresno, California, pleaded guilty Monday to cocaine and firearms charges. One of the charges was conspiracy to possess a machine gun and a silencer. The statement said Manzo and his co-conspirators sold the kilogram (2.2 pounds) of cocaine to undercover federal agents in Orego ...

Monday August 27, 2018 - Times viewed: 8540
Bargaining teams for Camas School District and Camas Education Association met on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018. This week, a mediator from the Public Employment Relations Commission will assist both groups as they work toward an agreement. Today at 4:00 p.m., teachers are scheduled to vote on an authorization to strike. Should the authorization be approved, CSD will communicate with families and staff ...

Monday August 27, 2018 - Times viewed: 8281
Negotiations are continuing today between Evergreen Public Schools and the Evergreen Education Association (EEA). Last Thursday, August 23, EEA took a vote indicating teachers/certificated staff would strike if an agreement was not reached by the first day of school, August 28. Given the uncertainty if an agreement is forthcoming today, and the need to let students and families know to make ...

Friday August 24, 2018 - Times viewed: 8730
SALEM, Oregon - A late night shooting has left two men dead and another man injured. April 14th, 2018 at 2:28 a.m., deputies were called to Bar Fly’s located at 444 Lancaster Drive NE on a reported shooting. Deputies identified 46-year old Lucias Rashaud Harris as a suspect in this case. The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to please call our tip line at 503-540-8079. The veh ...

Friday August 24, 2018 - Times viewed: 8575
o commemorate the start of the school year, The Human Bean cafe at 4385 NE Sandy Blvd in Portland, will donate proceeds from specially priced $2 -16 oz. coffee drinks on Tuesday, August 28th to support Friends of the Children-Portland. The Human Bean of Portland is owned and operated by local residents, Josh Veentjer and Aly Koehnke, who are committed to giving back to the community and helping ...

Friday August 24, 2018 - Times viewed: 9098
DAYTON, Oregon - A body believed to be a missing 27-year-old woman was found Thursday morning north of Dayton. “Based on the physical descriptors and clothing, the body appears to be that of Meighan Cordie,” Yamhill County authorities said in a statement. Cordie, 27, the daughter of a Clackamas fire captain and the mother of a 3-year-old girl, was last seen Saturday night after a quarrel with her mother. Accourding to The Oregonian, Meighan and her mother were driving home from a wedding near Dayton, 33 miles outside Portland, when they began arguing. Authorities said Cordie got out of the car at about 10:30 PM without her shoes or cell phone and was wearing a blue floral paint suit. On Thursday, the body was found at the foot of a highway embankment near an onramp in Dayton, about 8 miles north of the wedding site. Authorities have not indicated how they believe Meighan died. A search and rescue team comprising more than 300 people was launched earlier this week, but the search was suspended Wednesday, the Statesman Journal of Salem, Ore., reported. ...
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Friday August 24, 2018 - Times viewed: 8178
PORTLAND, Oregon - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced a 20 month prison sentence for a man who manipulated and encouraged a minor female to take and then provide him with nude images of herself. On August 23, 2018, Gregory Craine, 37, appeared before Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Katharine von Ter Stegge and pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to use a child ...

Friday August 24, 2018 - Times viewed: 8161
This evening, Evergreen Education Association (EEA) members voted to strike and informed Evergreen Public Schools officials that teachers would not report for the start of school on August 28 if a contract agreement has not been reached. Evergreen Public Schools has offered its teacher group an additional salary enhancement to its current agreement. For the 2018-19 school year, teachers would s ...

Friday August 24, 2018 - Times viewed: 8159
On Thursday August 23, 2018 at about 10:10 pm State Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle head on crash on Highway 26 near milepost 43. Preliminary investigation indicates that a grey 2014 Kia Cadenza was traveling eastbound on Highway 26 when for an unknown reason it crossed the centerline and collided head-on into a red 2010 Lexus HS 250, which was traveling westbound. ...


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