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Sunday May 24, 2020 - Times viewed: 7420
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 ...

Wednesday May 20, 2020 - Times viewed: 7467
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 sustained fat ...

Wednesday May 20, 2020 - Times viewed: 7560
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 receive th ...

Monday May 18, 2020 - Times viewed: 7469
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 that arg ...

Saturday May 16, 2020 - Times viewed: 7497
"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 Authority, ...

Friday May 15, 2020 - Times viewed: 7501
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 dining ar ...

Friday May 15, 2020 - Times viewed: 7517

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 ...


Wednesday May 13, 2020 - Times viewed: 7522
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 ...

Wednesday May 13, 2020 - Times viewed: 7514
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 a ke ...

Sunday May 10, 2020 - Times viewed: 7567
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. ...

Sunday May 10, 2020 - Times viewed: 7569
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 death. Help ...

Saturday May 9, 2020 - Times viewed: 7569

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 ...


Saturday May 9, 2020 - Times viewed: 7580
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 will ...

Thursday May 7, 2020 - Times viewed: 7597
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 made entry to find a fire in a kitchen had been extinguished by fire sprinklers. Firefighters checked to make sure the fire hadn't spread through the walls, thankfully it didn't. Firefighters then worked on mitigating the water from the sprinkler activation. Water was found in two neighboring apartments as well as a tap house business below. After investigation, it was found that the occupants of the apartment were moving in today and had set a box on the stove, most likely accidentally turning it on at the same. The box started to burn as they were bringing up additional items up to the apartment. The fire sprinklers prevented the fire from spreading to additional contents in the room. The smoke and water damage and further evaluation of electrical system left three apartments not in ...
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Thursday May 7, 2020 - Times viewed: 7607
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 ...

Tuesday May 5, 2020 - Times viewed: 7622

(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 ...


Tuesday May 5, 2020 - Times viewed: 7614
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 transported to ...

Saturday May 2, 2020 - Times viewed: 7654
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. Upon ar ...

Saturday May 2, 2020 - Times viewed: 7650
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 block of ...

Wednesday April 29, 2020 - Times viewed: 7778
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 in front of a Sheriff Deputy’s house and was going to kill him. 

Albany Police confirmed Martin was in front of a Linn County Deputy’s residence armed with a knife and wanted police to shoot her.  Albany Police responded to the area and located Martin standing on the sidewalk holding a knife.  Albany Police Officer Koddie Lowery spoke with Martin from a safe distance and attempted to get her help.  Martin refused assistance and disregarded directives to drop the knife she was holding.

Martin reportedly charged Officer Kyle Libra from one-half block away while armed with the knife.  Officers repeatedly ordered Martin to stop but she refused, continuing to run at Officer Libra with a knife.  Officer Libra shot Martin with a less-lethal 40 mm impact weapon which caused Martin t ...

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Tuesday April 28, 2020 - Times viewed: 7811
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, pronounced deceased at the site. Hwy 34 was closed to one lane for approximately 5 hours. OSP was assisted by the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Central Coast Fire Department, and ODOT. ...
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Tuesday April 28, 2020 - Times viewed: 7817
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 COVID-19 ...

Tuesday April 28, 2020 - Times viewed: 7819
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 ...

Sunday April 26, 2020 - Times viewed: 7840
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:

  • Early to mid 20s
  • Black hoodie, black pants, and white shoes
  • Black mask and black sunglasses

Plaid Pantry has partnered with Crime Stoppers of Oregon to offer a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest or conviction in this robbery.  If you have information about this case, please call the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 503-846-2700.  You can also submit tips at www.crimestoppersoforegon.com.

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Sunday April 26, 2020 - Times viewed: 7815

The Oregon City Commission held a special meeting at noon, Sunday, April 26, to reaffirm Oregon City’s support and compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order 20-12, “Stay Home, Save Lives”. The Commissioners met to address concerns raised by the State Attorney General in a letter to the Mayor and to clarify for residents and businesses that the City Commission supports the phys ...


Saturday April 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7818
Vancouver, Washington – Clark County Public Health has closed Lacamas Lake and Round Lake in Camas after test results revealed elevated levels of cyanotoxins in the water. Results from water samples taken from Lacamas Lake and Round Lake on Monday revealed cyanotoxins above the threshold levels recommended by the Washington Department of Health. Danger signs are being posted at public access po ...

Saturday April 25, 2020 - Times viewed: 7833
Vancouver, Washington – On April 24, 2020, at approximately 1:15 p.m., Vancouver Police responded to 1901 NE 162nd Avenue for the report of a disturbance in the parking lot involving a weapon. When police arrived, they located a male who was being held down by several citizens and another male who had been stabbed in the face and neck that was being tended to by other by standers. The victim, 55, ...

Thursday April 23, 2020 - Times viewed: 7833
SALEM, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown announced a pact with other West Coast governors to coordinate their response to the coronavirus pandemic. That came after news that Oregon appears to be succeeding at keeping new deaths and infections down, but at great cost to the economy. On Friday, the governor spoke with “Think Out Loud” host Dave Miller about the prerequisites for reopening the state, the ...

Thursday April 23, 2020 - Times viewed: 7838
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority reported 68 new coronavirus diagnoses in Oregon Thursday. That brings Oregon’s confirmed case total to 2,127. The agency said four people in Multnomah County — a 94-year-old woman and three men ages, 74, 78 and 87 — as well as a 70-year-old Clackamas County man were the latest known patients to succumb to the illness, bringing the statewide death toll ...

Thursday April 23, 2020 - Times viewed: 7839

Salem, Ore. — The City of Salem is actively preparing for another algae season (May through September) in the North Santiam Watershed.  Staff are closely monitoring water in Detroit Reservoir and the North Santiam River and are ready to respond with additional treatment if cyanotoxins are detected. In addition, the City is quickly moving forward on the construction of long-term ...



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