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Thursday February 25, 2021
Man arrested following shots fired call at MAX Train station
PORTLAND, Oregon - On February 25, 2021, at about 4:25 p.m., Transit Police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the Washington Park MAX Station. MAX trains were held at platforms as police responded. When officers arrived, they located evidence of gunfire, but no apparent victim. As they searched the area, they located the suspect, Russell Andrew Martinez, 41. Martinez was taken in ...
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Thursday February 25, 2021
Vehicle Thief Arrested After Short Pursuit
LINCOLN CITY, Oregon - Lincoln City Police arrest 40-year-old Andrew L. Barnett of Portland, Oregon after he stole a vehicle from an acquaintance and then led police on a short pursuit. On Thursday, February 25, 2021 at about 3:30 AM, Lincoln City Police responded to a report that a vehicle parked at the North Shell Station, located at 4031 NW Hwy 101, had just been stolen. Upon arriving at the ...
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Thursday February 25, 2021
Hundreds of Volunteers Arrive to Clean Up Downtown Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - February 24, 2021 - SOLVE, a Portland Business Alliance, and Portland Lodging Alliance, with the support of The Standard, held a Downtown Portland Volunteer Litter Cleanup Day today with amazing results. 278 volunteers attended the cleanup event and collected nearly 3,000 pounds of litter and debris from city sidewalks, parks, and business fronts. This event was the sixth ...
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Monday February 22, 2021
Alert Neighbor Helps Deputies Catch Daytime Burglar
On February 22nd, 2021, at approximately 1:22 p.m. a neighbor called 911 after seeing a possible burglar going into a nearby home. As deputies were responding to the 4800 block of Oak Park Dr NE, in the unincorporated area of northeast Salem, the homeowner also called in saying they could see someone inside their home on their surveillance camera. The homeowner checked their cameras after being ...
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Monday February 22, 2021
Police Sergeant Jeremy Braun Returns to Full Duty
On Monday, February 22, 2021, Sgt. Jeremy Braun returned to full duty at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office after being shot by an armed suspect in 2019. The shooting happened on August 8, 2019, near Henry Hagg Lake, following a theft in progress call. Sgt. Braun was working as part of the Tactical Negotiations Team tracking the suspect in a heavily wooded area when he and his team were ambush ...
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Sunday February 21, 2021
PORTLAND, Oregon — There are five new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,154, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

Sunday February 21, 2021
On February 20, 2021, at approximately 6:15 am, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a call reporting an unconscious male laying alongside the road near Government Hill Road in Siletz, Oregon. Lincoln County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene and located Richard Allen Mann, 36, of Logsden, deceased. Evidence at the scene suggested foul play. The Lincoln County Major crime te ...

Sunday February 21, 2021
One person is deceased and other injured in a Northeast Portland shooting. On Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 9:38p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at Northeast 54th Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street. When officers arrived they located two victims. Paramedics responded and determined one victim was deceased and the other injured. The injured victim was tra ...

Friday February 19, 2021
Tow Truck Driver Arrested After Multiple Hit-and-Runs
PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver of a tow truck is under arrest after committing multiple hit and runs and attempted assaults with a vehicle, including one where someone fired a gun at him. On Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 11:47a.m., East Precinct officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 6200 block of Southeast 97th Avenue. As officers were enroute, they learned someone fired a gun ...
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Friday February 19, 2021
On February 18, 2021, at approximately 3:29 am, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputy Rose was dispatched to a reported crash near the 5000 block of NE East Devils Lake Rd, Otis. It was reported that a vehicle had left the roadway and struck a house near the location. Members of the Lincoln City Police Department, North Lincoln Fire/Rescue and Pacific West Ambulance also responded to the crash. It was ...

Wednesday February 17, 2021
McMinnville man arrested for child sex abuse charges
In August of 2020, The McMinnville Police Department’s Detective Section received information from the Oregon Department of Justice regarding numerous “cybertips” they received from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Collectively the cybertips contained information about someone uploading several hundred sexually explicit images of children by means of an internet ser ...
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Wednesday February 17, 2021
Pacific Power restores service to over 85 percent of customers who lost power in Portland and Willamette Valley Improved weather and more crew personnel fuel progress in sweeping restoration effort responding to the most significant ice event in decades. Due to heavy damage, some outages could extend into Thursday PORTLAND, Ore. (Feb. 16, 2021) — With more than 400 employees and contractors ...

Sunday February 14, 2021
SALEM, Oregon - The City of Salem announced that an overflow of raw sewage occurred into the Little Pudding River on February 13, 2021 near 4810 Rebecca Street NE and also at Battle Creek. The event occurred while the City was experiencing broad power outages due to the heavy freezing rain event. The generator that was used to power the pump station experienced a malfunction. This caused the waste ...

Sunday February 14, 2021
PGE Restores Power to 200,00 customers
PORTLAND, Oregon — Service to 200,000 Portland General Electric customers has been safely restored from the vast devastation caused by the worst ice, snow and wind storm in the past 40 years, which began on Thursday. Although 700 PGE, contract and mutual assistance field personnel from the Northwest made headway against 4,408 power lines brought down by the series of storms, additional damage caus ...
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Sunday February 14, 2021
Hundreds of thousands without power in Northwest ice storm
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — (AP) — A winter storm blanketed the Pacific Northwest with ice and snow Saturday, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without power and disrupting travel across the region. Freezing rain left roads, power lines and trees coated in ice in the Portland, Oregon, region, and by Saturday morning more than 270,000 people were without power. The extreme conditions, loss of powe ...
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Sunday February 14, 2021
43 new deaths in Oregon and 474 new confirmed COVID-19 cases
PORTLAND, Oregon — There are 43 new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,137 the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

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Sunday February 14, 2021
Winter Storms Wreak Havoc on Oregon Counties
Salem, OR. – February 13, 2021 – Ice, snow and high winds during the last 24 hours over much of the state have resulted in multiple road closures and downed trees resulting in extensive power outages and fractured communications. Oregon Governor Kate Brown declared a state of emergency for nine counties impacted by the severe winter weather: Benton, Clackamas, Hood River, Linn, Marion, Mu ...
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Sunday February 14, 2021
Ice and Fallen Trees A Problem For Salem Area Residents
Public Works, Fire, and Police crews have continued to coordinate and respond to road blockages from fallen trees and debris.  There are currently 86 traffic signals out of operation, awaiting power to be restored. Governor Brown has declared a State of Emergency for nine counties in Oregon, including Marion and Polk Counties. The executive order allows the Story 18 of 12195

Saturday February 13, 2021
Judge: Trump's lifting of mining ban in Oregon, U.S. West was wrong
BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge on Thursday overturned a Trump administration action that allowed mining and other development on 10 million acres in parts of six western states that are considered important for the survival of a struggling bird species. U.S. District Judge Lynn Winmill said the decision under Trump to cancel a prior effort to ban mining failed to fully consider how the move ...
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Saturday February 13, 2021
Oregon's Reopenings in Lockstep With Other Western States' Actions
PORTLAND, ORE.—OREGON Gov. Kate Brown allowed businesses in some counties to reopen for indoor dining at a limited capacity starting Friday, a step toward reopening her state's economy that follows similar moves from fellow Democratic governors in neighboring California and Washington. "This week we will see 10 counties move out of Extreme Risk, including the Portland tri-county area, for the f ...
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Friday February 12, 2021
Man Convicted on Multiple Counts in Child Sexual Abuse Case
HILLSBORO, Oregon - On February 10, 2021, Judge Andrew Erwin found 44-year-old Cesar Lujano-Rosales guilty of two counts of first-degree sodomy and one count of first-degree sexual abuse in a bench trial. Deputy District Attorney Marie Atwood prosecuted the case against the defendant. In June of 2020, neighbors of the then 17-year-old victim became concerned when they spotted a person climbing ...
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Friday February 12, 2021
Two Victims Injured During Three Shootings
PORTLAND, Oregon - Three shooting events are under investigation, where dozens of rounds were fired and two men were seriously hurt. On Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 7:58p.m., North Precinct officers responded to the intersection of Northeast Oneonta Street and Northeast Claremont Avenue on the edge of Woodlawn Park. They located a crashed car with an adult male driver suffering gunshot wound ...
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Friday February 12, 2021
Tigard Police Ask Help Identifying Robbery Suspect
Tigard Police detectives are asking for your help in identifying a robbery suspect. Just before 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3rd, a man came up to the jewelry counter in Macy’s at the Washington Square Mall, smashed a glass case and ran off with more than two dozen gold necklaces. The combined value of the stolen jewelry is estimated at more than $30,000. A jewelry counter employee descr ...
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Friday February 12, 2021
Vancouver, Wash. – The B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been detected in two Clark County cases. The two Clark County residents recently tested for COVID-19 were found infected with the B.1.1.7 variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Specimens from the two cases were sent to Northwest Genomics Center, a lab at the University of Washington. The lab confirmed the variant by whole ...

Friday February 12, 2021
Woodburn Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect
Woodburn, OR – On Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at approximately 6:45 p.m., a Woodburn Police Department (WPD) Officer responded to the Woodburn Premium Outlets on the report of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the North Face store. The suspect was last seen running from the store and described as an African American adult male wearing a black jacket, tan pants, green-billed cap with ...
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Saturday February 6, 2021
Oregon moves up COVID-19 vaccination timeline, prepares to vaccinate seniors
Oregon officials, increasingly confident about COVID-19 vaccine supply, are speeding up their vaccination timeline. Officials say the increased supply will help them give a first dose to a majority of Oregon’s seniors by early April. That means the state can move on to other groups almost a month earlier than previously expected. “That’s good news for seniors. It’s also good news for frontline ...
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Saturday February 6, 2021
Temporary Homeless Shelter at Oregon State Fairgrounds at Capacity
Salem, Ore. After opening February 1, 2021, the temporary homeless shelter located at the Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center is at capacity. This includes 100 guests sleeping in socially distanced tents on the Pavilion floor and people sheltering in their vehicles as part of the safe parking program for vehicle camping. “We reached capacity within 24 hours of opening,” said Josh Erickson, ...
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Saturday February 6, 2021
White City Man Sentenced for Poaching in Crater Lake National Park
EUGENE, Ore.—On February 4, 2021, a White City, Oregon man was sentenced for violating the Lacey Act by illegally poaching a trophy bull elk in Crater Lake National Park, announced U.S. Attorney Billy J. Williams. Adrian Duane Wood, 44, was sentenced to three years’ federal probation to include a six-month stay at a residential reentry center. The court also ordered that Wood be banned from Cra ...
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Saturday February 6, 2021
Oregon's PeaceHealth recognized as one the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America
PeaceHealth has been recognized for the third year in a row as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America. The awards program presented by Healthiest Employers® and Springbuk acknowledges the success of PeaceHealth’s employee wellness program spanning all PeaceHealth facilities across Alaska, Oregon and Washington. More than 10,000 employers across the country participate in the awards pro ...
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Saturday February 6, 2021
Inmate Dies at Snake River Correctional Institution
An Oregon Department of Corrections (DOC) adult in custody, Mitchell Julio Morris, died the February 5, 2021. Morris was incarcerated at Snake River Correctional Institution (SRCI) in Ontario and passed away in the infirmary. As with all in-custody deaths, the Oregon State Police have been notified, and the Medical Examiner will determine cause of death. Morris entered DOC custody on March 24, ...
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