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Monday March 16, 2015    06:36 AM - Times viewed: 7466
Missing 44-year-old Spencer Kling Giesea was found deceased south of Highway 140 near Lofton Reservoir in rural Lake County Sunday afternoon. At approximately 12:30 p.m., deputies and troopers were dispatched to an area approximately 2.4 miles south of the location where missing Lake County Giesea is believed to have left his motorhome after he was last seen on Friday, February 13. Investigato ...
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Sunday March 15, 2015    10:24 PM - Times viewed: 7428
On Sunday an Aloha man shot another man during an ongoing dispute. There was only minor injury inflicted from the gunshot at a residence located in the 15600 block of SW Jaylee Street in the community of Aloha. Richard Zillmer Jr, 51, who lives at the residence, is accused of shooting Travis Harrison, 36, from Aloha, during a dispute. Mr. Harrison apparently lives across the street at a neighbor's ...
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Sunday March 15, 2015    09:07 AM - Times viewed: 7449
PORTLAND, Oregon - The National Weather Service issued a high-wind warning for this afternoon into the evening with winds between 20-30 mph and gusts at 45 mph in the Willamette Valley. Expect power outages and tree damage. Expect temperatures today near 60 degrees with rain up to three-quarters of an inch. Showers likely tonight before 11 p.m., and the overnight low of 47 degrees. Winds ar ...
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Sunday March 15, 2015    09:00 AM - Times viewed: 7533
Haley and her two cousins.hug as they wait for a large police escort accompanying the body of fallen Rainier Police Chief Ralph Painter in Rainier, Ore., Thursday, Jan.6, 2011. Painter was shot and killed at a local stereo store Wednesday while responding to a call. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) SCAPPOOSE, Ore. — A flag, photos and a candle. You don't have to look far in Haley Heuer's house to know falle ...
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Sunday March 15, 2015    08:50 AM - Times viewed: 7489
EUGENE, Ore. — A woman reported missing earlier this week crashed her burning car on the Washington-Jefferson Bridge, exited the car engulfed in flames and jumped off the bridge 40 feet to the ground below Thursday, police said. A second person suffered unknown injuries, hit by falling debris from the car or bridge. Police identified the driver of the burning car as Mary Johanna Gawenda, 39. ...
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Saturday March 14, 2015    10:44 AM - Times viewed: 7482
The death of a 6-month-old baby left for six hours in her father's car amounted to a "tragic and unintentional accident," prosecutors announced Friday after a monthslong investigation. Joshua Freier, 38, told police he had forgotten that his daughter, Jillian, was still in his Nissan Leaf when he drove to work last Oct. 16 at an Intel campus in Hillsboro. An autopsy's finding that the baby's ...
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Saturday March 14, 2015    10:41 AM - Times viewed: 7455
PORTLAND, Ore. – The number one suspect in an investigation to determine who wrote a threatening message about killing people at a Scappoose elementary school is a 6-year-old girl, KATU’s On Your Side Investigators learned Friday. KATU obtained a copy of the Columbia County Sheriff's Office report, which shows that deputies zeroed in on the girl after questioning her and other children without ...
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Saturday March 14, 2015    10:39 AM - Times viewed: 7497
VANCOUVER, Wash. -- The Portland woman who opened fire on her former boss inside Vancouver’s Veterans Affairs complex will spend the next two decades in prison. On Friday, a Clark County Superior Court judge sentenced Deborah Lennon, 46, to the maximum sentence of 22 years in prison. The sentencing comes a little over a year since the Feb. 4, 2014 shooting where Lennon burst into a meeting and ...
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Saturday March 14, 2015    10:36 AM - Times viewed: 7475
On Friday, March 13, at about 11:50pm, Corvallis Police responded to the report of a robbery at the Adult Shop, 2315 NW 9th St. According to the victim, a male subject entered the store and spent about an hour inside until other customers left. Once the suspect was alone with the victim clerk, he threatened the victim with a knife and stole money and merchandise. No one was injured in the incident ...
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Saturday March 14, 2015    10:33 AM - Times viewed: 7455
GRESHAM, Oregon - Three bar patrons were injured and one man was arrested after shots were fired at a Gresham bar tonight. Police were dispatched at 11:28 p.m. to Puff's Pub, 22200 S.E. Stark on a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they discovered three patrons had been injured by gunfire from another patron. The person responsible for the shooting has been taken into custody without incide ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    10:24 PM - Times viewed: 7472
Just after 11:20 a.m. today, emergency responders were dispatched to an overturned truck trailer that was leaking reclaimed cooking oil. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters responded to the 12000 block of Northwest Cornelius Pass Road. Upon arrival, the engine crew from Rock Creek Station 64 found a truck trailer on its side. The cab of the truck hauling the trailer containing approxima ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    10:22 PM - Times viewed: 7444
LONGVIEW - UPDATE: 58-year-old Bruce E. Taylor was assaulted Wednesday in his own home by an intruder so severely that police were only able to speak to him briefly. That brief discussion and his medical condition have not been released to the public. Since the suspect is not in custody, police are not identifying which hospital Mr. Taylor is in. Detectives also took several items of evidence ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    10:12 PM - Times viewed: 7442
Parents and community members asked to write their elected officials and urge a K-12 budget of $7.5 billion to avoid a $4.5 million loss to Hillsboro School District in 2015-16 March 13, 2015 - Oregon's Legislators are about six weeks into their full 2015 session, and one of the biggest tasks before them is to pass a budget for the 2015-17 biennium. Those of us in the education field are heari ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    12:03 PM - Times viewed: 7429
At 9:33 AM Thursday, Longview Fire units were dispatched to a possible structure fire located "Directly across from Lowes". The caller indicated that there was smoke coming from the eves and black smoke from the chimney. Fire crews arrived at 2793 Ocean Beach Hwy and reported visible flames in approximately 50% of the structure. There were no reports of trapped occupants but crews could not co ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    12:00 PM - Times viewed: 7484
GRESHAM, Oregon - The City of Gresham will host a public forum on medical marijuana on Tuesday, March 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Gresham City Hall in the Council Chambers located at 1331 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Interested parties are encouraged to attend and learn more about medical marijuana and potential local regulation, and provide their input for consideration by the Gresham City Council ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    11:58 AM - Times viewed: 7496
Trees are a vital component of healthy urban communities, giving area residents a multitude of benefits including clean air, clean water, wildlife habitat and psychological well-being. Trees screen harsh scenery and block noise from the urban environment, and even help reduce our heating and cooling bills. They also improve property values. Considering their many benefits, one might assume tre ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    11:55 AM - Times viewed: 7453
SALEM, Oregon - How safe is your garage? Is your shed protected? The Salem Police Department has investigated 35 incidents of sheds and/or garages being burglarized thus far in 2015. In the nine cases where sheds were targeted, eight of those sheds were not secured and the thief was able to steal property without having to force entry. Of the twenty-six burglaries from garages, at least ninetee ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    11:53 AM - Times viewed: 7488
The honor of carrying his group's clipboard was cause for Matt to celebrate. The Laurin Middle School sixth grader jumped out of his seat with a spirited "Yes," pumped his fist, and grabbed a clipboard with its attached plant identification guide and plot map. Sixth grade teacher Casey Rogalette smiled. To see so much enthusiasm in a student wasn't unusual, but this science lesson was. On this ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    11:51 AM - Times viewed: 7476
Student artists from throughout Southwest Washington will be recognized for their outstanding artwork at the 2015 Southwest Washington Regional High School Art Show, sponsored and hosted by Educational Service District 112. Now it its 42nd year, the art show is one of the few opportunities for area art students to receive recognition and exposure for their work. The art show received 240 entri ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    11:40 AM - Times viewed: 7442
The Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish and Wildlife Division in Newport is asking for the public's help locating the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of two bull elk in Lincoln County. On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Newport OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers received a complaint of two dead bull elk floating in the Siletz River about three quarters of a mile upriver from Strome P ...
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Friday March 13, 2015    11:38 AM - Times viewed: 7504
The Centennial School District has announced the hiring of two new elementary school principals for the upcoming 2015 - 2016 school year. Laura Nixon has been selected as the principal for Pleasant Valley Elementary School, and Jeb Hubbs has been selected as principal of Oliver Elementary School. Nixon replaces Laurie Ernstrom, while Hubbs replaces Laura Fendall. Both Ernstrom and Fendall are ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    09:25 AM - Times viewed: 7466
EUGENE, Oregon - Christina Carmichael from Eugene, stopped her car Tuesday night on the side of Interstate 5 when she saw a young woman parked off the highway, rocking back and forth, her head in her hands. She called 911 for help, then heard the woman screaming, "Kill me!" 40-year-old Carmichael said the young woman who had been rocking, got out of her car, walked into the middle of I5 and lai ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    09:13 AM - Times viewed: 7466
PORTLAND, Oregon - The attorney representing the estate of a boy who died last year has filed a $2.5 million lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services, charging that child welfare workers failed to adequately intervene on the child's behalf. ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    09:02 AM - Times viewed: 7484
EUGENE, Oregon - 25-year-old Garrett William Nevergold has been arrested for attempting to communicate sexually online with a minor. On Wednesday, Nevergold, an assistant baseball coach at Creswell High School, was charged with first-degree online sexual corruption of a child. Nevergold was one of two men caught in an online sting operation where a detective posed as minor. The charge can be fi ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    08:46 AM - Times viewed: 7467
CORVALLIS, Oregon - On Tuesday, March 10, at about 3:45pm, a single vehicle roll-over crash occurred in the 3400 block of NW Crest Dr. A silver Chrysler 300 had driven into a boulder barrier at the end of the street and then flipped upside down in the entrance to a park. The driver of the vehicle was assisted from the vehicle by residents. Once outside the vehicle, the driver, later identified ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    08:40 AM - Times viewed: 7463
On Wednesday March 11, 2015, at 10:02 a.m., Central Precinct officers responded to Northwest Naito Parkway and Couch Street on the report of a crash involving a truck and a pedestrian. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the pedestrian, a 61-year-old man, suffering from injuries that did not initially appear life-threatening. Medical personnel transported him to a Portland hospi ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    06:43 AM - Times viewed: 7429
58-year-old Bruce Edward Taylor was assaulted as he was sleeping in his own home. He lives alone at the house on Eufaula Heights Road in Longview and was alone in the house sleeping when an unknown suspect entered his house and assaulted him. Police have not released an update on his medical condition and are not describing his injuries other than he has serious injuries to his head. Detective ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    06:37 AM - Times viewed: 7448
On Sunday, March 8, six members from Longview Fire Department participated in the annual Scott Firefighter Stairclimb. This epic event tests the physical capabilities of nearly 1800 firefighters from more than 300 departments, representing several States, and even an International contingent from Vitacura Chile. Firefighters of all ages, both career and volunteer, climbed 69 flights of stairs whil ...
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Thursday March 12, 2015    06:32 AM - Times viewed: 7465
BEAVERTON, Oregon - A Tualatin woman led Tigard Police on a chase Wednesday lasting 20 minutes into three neighboring cities. The chase ended when 48 year-old Melissa Wilson attempted to drive the wrong way onto Highway 217 in Beaverton. It was then a Tigard Police officer successfully effected a pit maneuver bringing the suspect's vehicle to a halt. Wilson was immediately taken custody without fu ...
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Wednesday March 11, 2015    06:41 AM - Times viewed: 7490
Frank Springer could get along with just about anybody. That's what made the lifelong Oregonian such a good police officer, his family said. "He worked at a furniture factory and as a postman," said his son, Larry Springer. "Finally he wanted a job with more security, so he became a police officer and fell in love with it. He loved talking to people." Springer, who held the title of the ...
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