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Monday May 19, 2014    10:45 PM - Times viewed: 7576
A three-month investigation by Oregon State Police (OSP) Fish & Wildlife Division into illegal crabbing activity conducted by a Garibaldi-based fishing vessel led to the recovery of over 150 illegal crab pots, some of which may be stolen, and pending charges for two men. The investigation is continuing and OSP is planning a public viewing June 9th of seized crab gear with markings not associated w ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    10:41 PM - Times viewed: 7656
A group of honey bees arrived at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility late last month to take up residence in three hives that will be cared for by inmate workers as part of the first prison beekeeping program in Oregon. The hives each contain one queen and up to 5,000 bees, which include drones and worker bees. Ten adults in custody from the minimum facility will ensure the bees are well fed an ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    10:40 PM - Times viewed: 7586
On 05/17/14, Deputies were dispatched to contact 87 year-old Wilma Hayne, of Svenson, at her son-in-law's residence. Wilma reported she left her residence in fear for her life. Wilma's son, 52 year-old Ole Marvin Hayne, moved into her residence against her wishes. Wilma was able to flee the residence once Ole fell asleep. Ole used fear and intimidation to control Wilma's daily life whereas she was ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    10:38 PM - Times viewed: 7653
GRESHAM, Oregon - The California man stabbed to death this morning has been identified, as has the suspect who was charged in this case. Steven Markeith Delarose, 32, was found with stab wounds after police were dispatched to a report of a stabbing in the 17900 block of E Burnside St. this morning just after 3:00 a.m. Detectives arrested Latoya S Gilbert, 33, of that address and charged her in rel ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    10:37 PM - Times viewed: 7565
SALEM, Oregon - Detective Cole Hughes of the Salem Police Department, with assistance from Keizer Police, arrested 37 year old Gonzalo Luna-Hernandez for the burglary and theft of a customer's new Honda from Honda of Salem. The arrest culminated from a traffic stop at about 3:00 PM in Keizer. The stolen Honda has been recovered. In the past two weeks, Luna has burglarized a total of four car d ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    10:36 PM - Times viewed: 7521
Beginning on May 9th and through June 1st, Clackamas County Sheriff's deputies will be conducting high-visibility traffic law enforcement to increase public awareness and compliance with Oregon's safety belt and child restraint laws. Consistent vehicle restraint use is the single most effective way to protect motor vehicle occupants from crash injury or death, according to the US Department of ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    10:35 PM - Times viewed: 7490
The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help in locating a missing, possibly suicidal 38-year-old man. Adam Ray Myers recently made statements that he was distraught and was considering harming himself. Family has not been able to contact him and is concerned for his welfare. Myers is described as 5'7" tall, 200 pounds, driving a primer gray 1995 GMC Yu ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    08:48 PM - Times viewed: 7542
ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) - Unable to find a good solution to protecting their certified organic seed crops from potential contamination from genetically engineered crops, small organic farmers in this Oregon valley are appealing to a higher power: voters. They wanted to protect their crops from being cross-pollinated by genetically modified ones, and asked voters in two counties to ban the cultivatio ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:46 AM - Times viewed: 7626
MOUNT ST. HELENS, Washington -- Yesterday marked 43 years ago when, on May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted to world attention. It was 8:32 a.m. when a 5.1 earthquake shook the mountain. It's north face collapsed, sending the eruptive force sideways. A plume of ash poured into the southwest Washington sky, and debris flow filled the Toutle River. The eruption destroyed the top 1,300 feet o ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:37 AM - Times viewed: 7558
ANACORTES, Wash. - A multimillion-dollar yacht capsized overnight near Anacortes, dumping six people in the water. All were rescued by Good Samaritans and local police and fire crews. Witnesses said the 90-foot yacht flipped as it was being launched at about 9 p.m. Sunday. It was a chaotic scene as rescuers rushed in to pull the six people aboard out of the water. There were eyewitness repor ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:35 AM - Times viewed: 7473
A review of Oregon’s database of state employee salaries shows that sometimes, the directors of tiny departments get paid more than the governor. The Statesman Journal reports that the state’s best paid agency head is Nancy Golden, who makes $225,000 leading the 12 employees at the Oregon Education Investment Board. The Department of Administrative Services says the salary includes a bump added ...

Monday May 19, 2014    09:31 AM - Times viewed: 7506
SANTIAM SUMMIT - On May 18, 2014 at approximately 12:35 p.m, a 2008 Ford Focus driven by ELLEN D. FREDDI, age 34, from Jefferson, was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 near milepost 81 when it lost control on the wet roadway and struck the guardrail on the south side of the highway. The Ford continued into the westbound lane where it collided nearly head-on with a 2007 Honda Accord with four occup ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:25 AM - Times viewed: 7504
ASTORIA, Ore.(May 16, 2014)--This past weekend, the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM-25), a 534-feet-long Missile Range Instrumentation Ship operated by the Military Sealift Command, departed Oregon via the Columbia River. The ship, which operates in the Pacific Ocean, conducts missions sponsored by the U.S. Air Force. The USNS Howard O. Lorenzen is commanded by Capt. James White, U.S. Air Force ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:25 AM - Times viewed: 7472
Whether it was building an affordable home for a low-income family, feeding a homeless teenager or making a cash donation, Wells Fargo and its employees had a huge impact on Oregon and S.W. Washington communities in 2013. Wells Fargo provided more than $10.1 million worth of support to local schools and nonprofit groups in 2013 to help communities in this region succeed. It was the third strai ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:23 AM - Times viewed: 7512
GRESHAM, Oregon - A California man died this morning after he was stabbed inside of a Gresham apartment. The East County Major Crimes Team is investigating and believes all involved parties have been accounted for. Shortly after 3:00 a.m., police officers were dispatched to an apartment in 17900 Block of E. Burnside St. for the report of a stabbing. They arrived and found a black male, 32, wit ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:22 AM - Times viewed: 7504
May is National Historic Preservation Month and for Oregon communities throughout the state it's an opportunity to reflect on significant places, artifacts, and collections that help tell the stories of our past as well as to recognize contributions that individuals and organizations have made to local preservation projects. Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month with over 18 heritage ...

Monday May 19, 2014    09:15 AM - Times viewed: 7485
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) -- The owner of Lakeside Bicycles in Lake Oswego is warning owners of expensive bikes they are being targeted by thieves. Gordon Haber told KATU (HTTP://BIT.LY/1VSJDFP ) the thieves are apparently casing garages and breaking in to take expensive bikes while leaving tools and other valuable items behind. Police believe the thieves are reselling the bikes online in Portl ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:14 AM - Times viewed: 7468
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A federal judge was expected to make Oregon the latest state to allow gay marriage after state officials refused to defend its constitutional ban in court, and gay couples were poised to tie the knot right after the ruling. Officials in Oregon's largest county, Multnomah, say they'll begin issuing marriage licenses immediately if U.S. District Judge Michael McShane's ruli ...
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Monday May 19, 2014    09:09 AM - Times viewed: 7496
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon's parole board plans another hearing on whether to release an inmate who killed a Beaverton classmate in 1990. The board wants another psychological evaluation of Conrad Engweiler, focusing on "psychosexual risk factors." The board held a hearing last week, and Executive Director Brenda Carney says it will meet again Aug. 26. Engweiler was convicted of murder, rape ...

Saturday May 17, 2014    05:48 PM - Times viewed: 7538
Portland, Ore. - The St. Mary's Academy elite Marian Singers placed fifth at the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) 6A State Choir Championships, held on May 10 at George Fox University. This was the Marians' fourth trip to state and second time coming home with a trophy. The Marian Singers placed fifth at the 2013 OSAA State Choir Championships and made Oregon state history last year ...
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Saturday May 17, 2014    05:45 PM - Times viewed: 7504
Marion County Fire District No. 1 was dispatched to a residential house fire at 6:31 pm last night (5/16/14) in the 4200 block of Glendale Ave N.E., Salem (OR). Initial reports were that the house was abandoned, but neighbors reported that they have been seeing a large number of transients around the structure in past days. Crews arrived to find smoke and flames throughout the structure. A sec ...
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Friday May 16, 2014    11:08 AM - Times viewed: 7531
SOUTHEAST PORTLAND, Ore. - It's been a long time coming, but the day finally arrived. At its regular business meeting on Thursday, May 15, the Portland Community College Board of Directors voted officially to make the Southeast Center the college's fourth comprehensive campus effective this coming fall term. The campus (2305 SE 82nd and Division) will join the Sylvania (Southwest Portland), Ro ...
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Friday May 16, 2014    11:06 AM - Times viewed: 7544
PORTLAND, Oregon - "Teddy Roosevelt's Oregon Roadshow," a live performance by historical recreator Joe Wiegand, returns to Oregon next week for a four-day tour of schools, museums, and historical societies across Oregon on May 19-22. Wiegand will speak about Roosevelt's larger-than-life career history. The author, naturalist, explorer, soldier, historian, conservationist, and politician served ...
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Friday May 16, 2014    11:05 AM - Times viewed: 7519
LONGVIEW - At 8:17 AM Firefighters from the City of Longview and Cowlitz Fire District 2 were dispatched to a reported Commercial Fire located at Main Street Auto Sales - 726 3rd Ave, within the City of Longview. 911 Dispatcher's advised responding fire units that there was fire inside the building in the ceiling and the building was filling with smoke. When fire crews arrived they found the i ...
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Friday May 16, 2014    08:44 AM - Times viewed: 7547
EUGENE, Oregon) -- A Lane County jury recommended the death penalty for David Ray Taylor for his role in a Eugene murder. The jury reached it decision Thursday for the 58-year-old Eugene man who was convicted last week in the 2012 murder of Celestino Gutierrez. Prosecutors say he was killed so his car could be used in a bank robbery. Taylor will be officially sentenced Tuesday and join 33 ot ...
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Friday May 16, 2014    08:41 AM - Times viewed: 7554
SHERIDAN, Oregon -- A man who was beaten in the head with a hammer at the Deer Meadow Assisted Living Facility home died Thursday when he was taken off life support. Ronald McKenzie was found bleeding on the floor of his room Wednesday. The Yamhill County sheriff's office says a hammer was found next to him and it appeared he had been hit multiple times. Detectives arrested another resident ...
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Friday May 16, 2014    08:34 AM - Times viewed: 7538
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) -- A retrial in Washington County Circuit Court resulted in a repeat rape conviction Thursday for 59-year-old Ronald Leistiko of Tigard. His previous conviction was overturned by the Oregon Supreme Court because the trial judge erred by allowing a witness to testify she had been raped. The Oregonian reports ( HTTP://BIT.LY/1JPWDR2 ) Leistiko was convicted of raping two w ...
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Thursday May 15, 2014    08:34 PM - Times viewed: 7519
Oregon voters are casting their ballots for next week’s election. In Oregon’s May 20 primary, people will vote on ballot measures, make choices in non-partisan races, and pick their party nominees. Here’s how the primary is shaping up in two contested state House races. Twenty seats in the House are contested in this year’s primary. Thirteen of those are held now by Republicans, and seven by D ...
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Thursday May 15, 2014    08:30 PM - Times viewed: 7627
North Plains, OR - A residential fire at 28060 NW Truitt RD in North Plains destroyed the home of Tim & Sharon Robnett late this morning, no people were inside at the time and no one was injured. The fire started around 11:20AM, spread quickly, and claimed the lives of the Robnetts' cat and pet bird. Crews from Washington County Fire District 2 out of North Plains responded to the scene moments la ...
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Thursday May 15, 2014    08:28 PM - Times viewed: 7696
CORNELIUS, Oregon - At 2pm this afternoon, Cornelius Firefighters were dispatched to a reported house fire in our rural fire protection district located in the 7400 block of SW Hergert Road. This home is located about 5 driving miles south of Cornelius. Once firefighters left the city limits, they were able to see a large column of smoke as well as flames coming from the house which was on a hill. ...
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