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1   Portland Crash at Southeast Flavel and 112th Avenue
Sunday May 24, 2020, 2:31 AM

Portland Crash at Southeast Flavel and 112th Avenue
PORTLAND, Oregon - Investigators have learned a PPB officer was in a marked patrol vehicle responding to assist another PPB officer who was asking for help. The officer involved in the crash was driving westbound on Southeast Flavel Street, approaching the intersection. An adult female, driving a gray Accura TL, was driving southbound on Southeast 112th Avenue, approaching the same intersection. T ... [More]
2   Fatal Crash on Hwy 99E - Linn County
Wednesday May 20, 2020, 8:18 AM

Fatal Crash on Hwy 99E - Linn County
On Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at approximately 4:15 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on Hwy 99E milepost 26 near Harrisburg, OR.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a Kia Rio was traveling southbound when it crossed into the northbound lanes and into the path of a northbound Chevrolet Silverado.

The operator of the Kia sus ... [More]

3   American Ambulance Association Awards Local Star of Life
Wednesday May 20, 2020, 8:17 AM

American Ambulance Association Awards Local Star of Life
Nolan Gerety, Paramedic & Field Training Officer Selected as AMR NW’s Star of Life

(Portland, Oregon) — The American Ambulance Association’s (AAA) Stars of Life program celebrates contributions of ambulance professionals who have gone beyond the call of duty in service to their communities. Nolan Gerety, Paramedic with American Medical Response (AMR) Multnomah County, was selected to recei ... [More]

4   Judge declares Oregon Gov. Brown's coronavirus restrictions 'null and void'
Monday May 18, 2020, 7:31 PM

Judge declares Oregon Gov. Brown's coronavirus restrictions 'null and void'
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A judge in rural Oregon on Monday tossed out statewide coronavirus restrictions imposed by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, saying she didn’t seek the Legislature's approval to extend the stay-at-home orders beyond a 28-day limit.

Baker County Circuit Judge Matthew Shirtcliff issued his opinion in response to a lawsuit filed earlier this month by 10 churches around Oregon tha ... [More]

5   OAHHS Statement on Passing of Rep. Mitch Greenlick
Saturday May 16, 2020, 9:54 PM

OAHHS Statement on Passing of Rep. Mitch Greenlick
"We mourn the loss of Mitch Greenlick, a passionate champion of public health and health coverage.

As a member of the legislature, Representative Greenlick used his vast knowledge of health policy to improve access to care. He played a key role in the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the creation of Coordinated Care Organizations, and the establishment of the Oregon Health Author ... [More]

6   Clark County restaurants to reopening, dining areas remain closed
Friday May 15, 2020, 10:10 AM

Clark County restaurants to reopening, dining areas remain closed
Vancouver, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee issued guidance this week for partially reopening restaurant and tavern dining areas. Clark County food establishments are encouraged to use this guidance to prepare for reopening, however, local restaurants cannot reopen their dining areas at this time.

The governor’s Safe Start plan, which has four phases, allows for limited reopening of restaurant dini ... [More]

7   Nearly $600,000 Given To COVID Relief Funds
Friday May 15, 2020, 10:09 AM

Nearly $600,000 Given To COVID Relief Funds

COVID Relief Fund Grants Nearly $600,000 to Local Nonprofits

Community Foundation emergency fund seeks donations, awards grants

Vancouver, Wash., May 15, 2020 — Over the past two weeks, the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington has awarded $592,078 in grants from the SW Washington COVID Response Fund. This emergency response fund was ... [More]

8   Omnicare to Pay $15 Million to Resolve Allegations It Improperly Dispensed Opioids
Wednesday May 13, 2020, 10:40 AM

Omnicare to Pay $15 Million to Resolve Allegations It Improperly Dispensed Opioids
PORTLAND, Ore.—Omnicare, Inc., a subsidiary of CVS Health and a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities, has agreed to pay the United States a $15.3 million civil penalty to resolve allegations that it violated federal law by, among other things, allowing opioids and other controlled substances to be dispensed without a valid prescription, United States Attorney Billy J. William ... [More]
9   Lake Oswego School District Graduation Plans Will Happen
Wednesday May 13, 2020, 10:39 AM

Lake Oswego School District Graduation Plans Will Happen
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. -- May 13, 2020 -- Lake Oswego School District today announced official plans to honor graduates in the class of 2020 from Lake Oswego and Lakeridge High Schools. Graduation plans include distant and in-person commemorative events.

“Commencement plans were made with special consideration for our graduates' wishes,” said Dr. Lora de la Cruz, Superintendent, LOSD. “We heard ... [More]

10   Woman Arrested for Domestic Stabbing in Northwest Portland
Sunday May 10, 2020, 6:00 AM

Woman Arrested for Domestic Stabbing in Northwest Portland
On Saturday, May 9, 2020, at 12:18 p.m., Central Precinct officers responded to the 2000 Block of Northwest Everett Street on a Domestic Disturbance call involving a knife, where a male was said to have been stabbed.

Officers arrived and made contact with the victim, who had a knife protruding from his shoulder. Officers also made contact with the suspect, a female at the same location. ... [More]
11   Death Investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood
Sunday May 10, 2020, 5:58 AM

Death Investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood
The Oregon State Medical Examiner's Officer's office has determined the individual from the death investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood was death by suicide.

Bobby Lee Hillman, age 25, died as the result from what appears to be a self-inflicted injury with a knife.

The investigation is concluding based upon this information. Other family members have been notified of the deat ... [More]

12   Oregon sees drop in immunizations during COVID-19 crisis
Saturday May 9, 2020, 8:55 AM

Oregon sees drop in immunizations during COVID-19 crisis

PORTLAND, Oregon. -- Results of a new survey of Oregon health care providers strongly suggest that immunizations in the state may have dropped dramatically due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Oregon Health Authority released the survey results this week. They show that changes to immunization practices many clinics put in place in response to the pandemic, as well as concerns a ... [More]

13   Death Investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood, One Individual Deceased
Saturday May 9, 2020, 8:54 AM

Death Investigation in the St. Johns Neighborhood, One Individual Deceased
On May 8, 2020, at 11:39 p.m., North Precinct Officers responded to the 9500 block of N Lombard Street on reports that someone was stabbed in the area. When officers arrived they found an adult male victim with a stab wound. The victim was pronounced deceased.

Detectives with the Portland Police Bureau's Homicide Detail responded and took over the investigation. More details and an update ... [More]

14   Fire Sprinklers Prevent Large Forest Grove Fire
Thursday May 7, 2020, 9:42 AM

Fire Sprinklers Prevent Large Forest Grove Fire
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - This evening after 6:30pm, Forest Grove Firefighters were dispatched to a reported fire in an apartment at the Jesse Quinn Apartments in downtown Forest Grove. Crews arrived shortly after to find no signs of a fire, but when the made it to the second floor they encountered light smoke in a hallway. When they made it to the reported apartment, they found heavy smoke. They mad ... [More]
15   Not wearing life jackets and cold water contribute to deaths on Oregon’s waterways
Thursday May 7, 2020, 9:36 AM

Not wearing life jackets and cold water contribute to deaths on Oregon’s waterways
There have been five boating fatalities on Oregon’s waterways during COVID-19 this spring, all have two things in common: not wearing life jackets, and cold water. The Oregon State Marine Board is urging boaters headed to the water during the first warm weekend of the year - especially people in canoes, kayaks, and on stand-up paddleboards, to dress for the water temperature, not the air temperatu ... [More]
16   Oregon to provide over 351,000 children with benefits to replace the meals they get at school
Tuesday May 5, 2020, 11:12 AM

Oregon to provide over 351,000 children with benefits to replace the meals they get at school

(Salem, Ore.) – The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) announced today that Oregon families with children who are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals will get cash benefits for the meals they would have received at school even if they have been accessing meals from schools during the closure.


The USDA Food and Nutrition Se ... [More]

17   Shooting Investigation - Josephine County
Tuesday May 5, 2020, 11:11 AM

Shooting Investigation - Josephine County
On May 5, 2020, at approximately 12:30 A.M., law enforcement agencies in Josephine County (Oregon State Police, Grants Pass Department of Public Safety and Josephine County Sheriff’s Office) responded to a 911 call, in the 3900 block of Foothills Blvd, of a person reporting being shot.

The shooting occurred into an occupied vehicle - two of the four occupants in the vehicle were transport ... [More]

18   Firefighters Rescue Stranded Kayaker on Tualatin River
Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:17 AM

Firefighters Rescue Stranded Kayaker on Tualatin River
At 3 p.m. today, emergency responders were dispatched to a call involving a female kayaker who was trapped in a fish ladder on the Tualatin River, just south of Interstate 205. Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s water rescue team deployed from West Linn Fire Station 59, along with responders from Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office, Lake Oswego Fire Department and American Medical Response.

Up ... [More]

19   Woman Arrested In Portland for Threatening People With Knives
Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:15 AM

Woman Arrested In Portland for Threatening People With Knives
PORTLAND, Oregon - A woman who was threatening herself and others with two knives was transported to a hospital after successful negotiations by Portland Police officers.

On Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7:51p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a woman who had two knives and was threatening to cut herself and others in the parking lot of a convenience store in the 9100 blo ... [More]

20   Armed 23-year-old Woman with knife Arrested for attempted murder In Albany
Wednesday April 29, 2020, 10:15 PM

Armed 23-year-old Woman with knife Arrested for attempted murder In Albany
ALBANY, Oregon - On Monday, April 27, 2020, at 3:07 p.m., Albany Police received a call from a distraught female indicating she was walking from house to house attempting to find a Sheriff in her neighborhood to kill.  The incident occurred in the area of SW Marten Avenue and Chinook.  The female was identified as 23-year old Micayla N. Martin of Albany.  Martin told police dispatch that she was i ... [More]
21   Fatal Crash on Hwy 34 - Lincoln County
Tuesday April 28, 2020, 12:12 AM

Fatal Crash on Hwy 34 - Lincoln County
On Monday, April 27, 2020, at approximately 1:35 PM, Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 34.

A silver Honda Accord, operated by 26-year-old Kyle Herbison of Tidewater, was traveling westbound when it crossed the eastbound lanes, left the roadway, and rolled onto its side.

Herbison died of his injuries, pron ... [More]

22   Oregon City Commission Approves $200,000 for Small Business Debt Relief Grants
Tuesday April 28, 2020, 12:05 AM

Oregon City Commission Approves $200,000 for Small Business Debt Relief Grants
OREGON CITY, Oregon - City Commissioners took action to assist Oregon City small businesses impacted by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by launching a debt relief initiative on Monday, April 27, 2020. The City’s general fund will provide $200,000 in grant funding to eligible businesses within the city limits of Oregon City to provide financial relief.

“The outbreak of COVI ... [More]

23   Seaside Announces Independence Day Fireworks Cancelled for 2020
Tuesday April 28, 2020, 12:03 AM

Seaside Announces Independence Day Fireworks Cancelled for 2020
Seaside, Ore. – April 27, 2020 – The Seaside Chamber of Commerce and City of Seaside came together Monday night to formerly announce the cancellation of the annual Independence Day Fireworks display in 2020. Chamber of Commerce CEO Brian Owen made the announcement towards the end of Monday night’s council meeting and City Councilors supported the move, recognizing the multitude of variables workin ... [More]
24   $1,000 reward to Solve Armed Robbery
Sunday April 26, 2020, 7:24 PM

$1,000 reward to Solve Armed Robbery
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Plaid Pantry at 809 NW Murray Bv. in the community of Bethany was robbed on April 23, 2020.  An employee called 911 to report the store had been robbed at knifepoint.  A man wearing a mask, gloves, and sunglasses robbed the store and then fled on foot.

Deputies searched the area with the help of a K9, but were not able to find the suspect.  He is described as follows ... [More]


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