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Sunday October 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7400
Marijuana business in Oregon may be helped by US Elections
Marijuana growing in Oregon has been legal for quite some time, but it got a lot easier after the November 2014 election. Citizens of Oregon are legally authorized to grow up to 4 marijuana plants in their home for recreational use. Voters in Oregon may soon agree with legalizing even more marijuana sales. Most Americans live in states where marijuana is legal in some form and eleven of ...
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Sunday October 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7380
Oregon scientists uncover sub-atomic instruments that produce DNA harm in sperm
University of Oregon biologists have used the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to identify molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm and contribute to male infertility following exposure to heat. In humans, the optimal temperature for sperm production is just below body temperature, in a range of approximately 90-95 degrees F. Human studies have found that exposure to temperatu ...
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Sunday October 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7379
Oregon Wildfires: Is Climate Change the Culprit?
In Oregon, we have watched California experience devastating wildfires year after year. This summer, we watched our own state burn. Many Oregonians lost their homes, neighborhoods, and lives as multiple, formidable fires overtook the state. The question on everyone’s mind is why? And more importantly, how do we stop it from happening again? Director of the Oregon Climate Change Researc ...
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Sunday October 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7381
Freeze Warning in effect fo rmost of Western Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning until 10 AM Monday for Western Oregon and Southwest Washington overnight. Late fall temperatures have dropped to below freezing. The warning is for most of the Willamette Valley, Cascade foothills, and into Southwest Washington. After 10 AM tomorrow, temperatures should slowly warm throughout the week, with little ch ...
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Sunday October 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7698
Driver Hits Large Rock Sending It Into Occupied Parked Car
On Thursday, a three-vehicle accident in the 19200 block of SW TV Highway in Aloha caused unusual damage. A 2003 Ford F-150 had struck a large landscaping boulder on the north side of the road. The impact of the collision propelled the large rock about 75 feet, where it collided with a parked 2004 Toyota Corolla. Two people were in the Corolla at the time. The Ford truck continued another 85 feet, ...
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Sunday October 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7561
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday at about 7:09 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of a person shot in the 3300 Block of Northeast 82nd Avenue. Officers arrived and made sure the scene was safe so the person could receive medical attention. The person who had been shot was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Nobody is in custody, there is no suspect information. At this time the ...

Sunday October 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7498
On October 24, 2020 at about 9:34 p.m., Portland Police responded to the report of shots in the area of Southeast 48th Avenue and Southeast Division Street. Later, a person who appeared to have been shot, arrived by private vehicle at a local hospital, but did not survive. Cause and manner of death will be determined by the Oregon State Medical Examiner at a later time and date. Additional info ...

Saturday October 24, 2020 - Times viewed: 11692
Oregon Residents Still  Wish to Extend Oregon Border Into Idaho
BEND, Oregon - Anger and disappointment over actions of liberals in Portland, a group of Oregon residents petitioned to leave Oregon by extending the Oregon border into Idaho. Of course this sounds strange but in today’s headlines and problems, perhaps not so shocking. The idea began to take hold from the group known as "Greater Idaho" in two counties and attempted to get enough signatures to p ...
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Saturday October 24, 2020 - Times viewed: 7573
DALLAS, Oregon - Just before 10:30 AM on October 22, 2020 Dallas, Sheridan, SW Polk and West Valley Fire District personnel were dispatch to a structure fire in the 3400 block of Liberty Rd. outside of Dallas. Due to the building being reported as a hay barn, the incident commander requested additional resources from prior to arrival. Personnel arrived to find a barn filled with smoke and fire com ...

Saturday October 24, 2020 - Times viewed: 7433
Three more deaths and 550 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — COVID-19 has claimed three more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 649, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Oregon Health Authority reported 550 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today, bringing the state total to 41,348. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported ...

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Saturday October 24, 2020 - Times viewed: 7507
Missing child alert -- Missing Babt  Boy Dennis Johnson believed to be at risk
SALEM, Oregon – Dennis Johnson, an infant born Nov. 14, 2019, went missing with his parents Kayla Burk and Joseph Johnson from Portland, Ore. on Oct. 20, 2020. The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) believes that Dennis may be at risk and is searching for him to assess his safety.

ODHS asks the public to help in the effort to find Dennis Johnson. Anyone who suspects they have inf ...

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Saturday October 24, 2020 - Times viewed: 7500
PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 24, 2020, at approximately 1:03 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 600 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue on reports of shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found evidence of gunfire to include a subject who had been shot inside a crashed motor vehicle. Officers learned an altercation between two subjects occurred, leading them to shoot each other. After th ...

Friday October 23, 2020 - Times viewed: 9104
Wrong Way Driver Crashes, Other Driver Dies
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday close to 4 PM, police received a report of a head-on, two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 eastbound under the Interstate 205 freeway ramps Near the Halsey / Gateway Exit. The ramp was and freeway was closed while Portland Fire and Rescue personnel attempted life-saving efforts for one driver. However the driver the driver died at the scene. Apparently, one vehicle ...
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Friday October 23, 2020 - Times viewed: 7431
Oregon Cannabis Commission Health Equity Subcommittee meets November 10

What: A public meeting of the Health Equity Subcommittee of the Oregon Cannabis Commission.

Agenda: TBD.

When: Nov. 10, 2-3:30 p.m.

Where: By Zoom conference call at 669-254-5252, meeting ID 160 096 5260.

Background: The Oregon Cannabis Commission w ...

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Friday October 23, 2020 - Times viewed: 7487
The Major Crash Team responded to a traffic crash on southbound I-5 just north of Rosa Parks Way. A motorist involved in the traffic crash has died. The Rosa Parks Way off ramp from southbound I-5 is closed. No additional information is available at this time. The PIO is not responding to the scene. An updated news release or social media post will be pushed out as investigators learn more. ...

Thursday October 22, 2020 - Times viewed: 7426
Forest Service looking to hire 1,000 people for jobs in Oregon and Washington
The U.S. Forest Service is hiring over 1,000 temporary spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington, the federal agency announced this week. Applications will be accepted from Oct. 30 to Nov. 9, with positions in fields including fire, recreation, timber, engineering, visitor services and archaeology. The majority of jobs pay $12 to $19 per hour, require 40 hours per week and include heal ...
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Thursday October 22, 2020 - Times viewed: 8495
Teen Girl Mya Miranda missing and believed to be in danger

(Salem, Ore.) – Mya Miranda, age 16, is a foster child who went missing from Boardman, Ore. on Oct. 17, 2020. She is believed to be in danger.

The Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help in the effort to find her and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her. She is suspected to be traveling to Milton-Freewater, Ore ...

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Thursday October 22, 2020 - Times viewed: 7653
Man in Custody Escapes From Custody
SALEM, Oregon - Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating an Adult in Custody, AIC, who walked away from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Transition Center. Arlo Daniel Silbernagel, 34, walked away from the facility around 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 21st, 2020. Silbernagel was in custody for a Parole Violation. Silbernagel is a white adult male with blue eyes and brown hair. He ...
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Thursday October 22, 2020 - Times viewed: 7514
On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the Oregon City Commissioners made public a report from Watson Law, Lori Watson, Esq. reviewing the Commission’s request for an investigation of Mayor Dan Holladay’s potential violation of Executive Order No. 20-12 “Stay Home, Save Lives.” Find the report and summary of the report at the bottom of this page https://www.orcity.org/community/city-commission-release ...

Thursday October 22, 2020 - Times viewed: 7468
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday at approximately 9 PM, Portland police make a traffic stop on a motorcycle and a car that had been closely trailing the motorcycle in the 9000 block of NE Fremont Street. As both motorcycle and car came to a stop, the operator of the motorcycle ran into a nearby residence. Soon after entering the residence, the operator of the motorcycle came out of the house and ap ...

Wednesday October 21, 2020 - Times viewed: 7828
New evidence for geologically recent earthquakes near Portland, Oregon metro area
A paleoseismic trench dug across the Gales Creek fault, located about 35 kilometers (roughly 22 miles) west of Portland, Oregon, documents evidence for three surface-rupturing earthquakes that took place about 8,800, 4,200 and 1,000 years ago. The findings, published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, suggest that earthquakes occur about every 4,000 years on the fault. If ...
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Wednesday October 21, 2020 - Times viewed: 8292
Former Portland Police Officer indicted By A Multnomah County Grand Jury
PORTLAND, Oregon - A former Portland Police officer has been indicted by a Multnomah County Grand Jury Scott Groshong now was charged with a misdemeanor accusing him of driving into a vandalism suspect who was apparently running from a local store. Mr. Groshong retired from the Portland police department in August 2020, after 27 years with the Portland Police Bureau. On June 25, 2020, ...
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Wednesday October 21, 2020 - Times viewed: 7460
Call of Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Recovery of Two Handguns, Heroin, and Methamphetamine
t approximately 1:03 p.m., on October 19, 2020, East Precinct officers responded to the 3500 block of Southeast 88th Avenue on reports of a suspicious vehicle. A caller reported they had witnessed the occupant of the vehicle make several exchanges with pedestrians, believing these exchanges were drugs. When officers arrived on scene, they located the suspicious vehicle and watched as a subject wal ...
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Wednesday October 21, 2020 - Times viewed: 7424
On October 20th at approximately 17:00 Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of an assault with a knife between two male roommates at 7003 NE 31st Ave. Upon arrival deputies located a stabbing victim and provided first aid. The victim was then transported to Peace Health Southwest Medical Center and taken into surgery. The suspect was also located at the residence and t ...

Wednesday October 21, 2020 - Times viewed: 7477
Christmas at The Grotto 2020

2020 Christmas Celebration

The Grotto’s Christmas celebration will be different this year.

We will not host our usual evening lighting event (The Christmas Festival of Lights) due to Covid-19 and our concern for the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, staff and neighbors.

However, we invite everyone to join us for Christmas at The Grotto ...

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Tuesday October 20, 2020 - Times viewed: 7509
Two Die From Traffic Crash Near Troutdale
On October 18, 2020 at approximately 4:06pm deputies from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash in the 1300 block of East Historic Columbia River Highway. Sunday afternoon a Lexus and Motorhome crash on Historic Columbia River Highway. When deputies arrived they discovered the 1992 Lexus S40 sedan blocking the highway after being involved in a ...
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Monday October 19, 2020 - Times viewed: 7633
US Officers in Portland empty Tear Gas into crowd of protesters
PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal police and protesters continued the long demonstrations in Portland outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. For a few hours late Saturday officers eventually used tear gas and detained several people in an attempt to control determined demonstrators. The crowd assembled near Willamette Park and walked about a mile to the ICE building, arriving at abo ...
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Monday October 19, 2020 - Times viewed: 7469
CENTRAL POINT, Oregon - It was exactly one year ago today that a small American creamery from Oregon made national and international news. On October 18, 2019, Rogue Creamery from Central Point, Oregon, earned the title of “best cheese in the world” for their Rogue River Blue Cheese at the World Cheese Awards in Bergamo, Italy. It was the first time in the history of the competition that an Ame ...
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Sunday October 18, 2020 - Times viewed: 7499
HOOD RIVER, Oregon - On Friday at about 8:00 P.M., a Hood River County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant attempted to stop a Suzuki motorcycle driver for a traffic violation. The officer lost the motorcycle driver as the driver quickly pulled way and turned northbound onto Toll Bridge Road. About a minute later, the sergeant discovered motorcycle crashed on Toll Bridge Rd. south of the intersection o ...

Sunday October 18, 2020 - Times viewed: 7442
Drive-by Shooting in Cully Neighborhood (update)
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday afternoon, there was an apparent gang shooting at a market in Portland's Cully Neighborhood. Upon investigation at Northeast Killingsworth Street and Northeast Cully Boulevard, Portland police could not find no suspects. Three male victims were the apparent targets of the shooting. They ran off after shots were fired and did not contact police. Assault detectives ...
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