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Friday April 9, 2021
Missing 20-year-old boy may be endangered
VANCOURVER, Washington - Samuel A Stockett was involved in a hit and run collision with a semi around 0347 on April 6, 2021, on I-5 northbound, just north of the bridge. Information indicates he may have received a ride to the Vancouver Mall then got on the VINE. He has no known ties to the Vancouver area. According to a Vancouver Police Department news release, 20-year-old Samuel A. Stockett w ...
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Thursday April 8, 2021
Oregon DOJ Cracks Down on Deceptive Mailers
Appearing like a Lottery scratch-off ticket, a mailer shows up in your mailbox, saying you could win thousands of dollars in cash or a new TV. Scratch away, and it shows you’re a winner — you just have to pick up your prize at a local dealership. On April 7, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced a crackdown on four car dealerships that have engaged in these deceptive promotional ma ...
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Thursday April 8, 2021
Governor Brown Pleased:  Police reform bills advance in Oregon
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to send a number of police reform bills to the full house floor. The bills contain a variety of reform issues, including new training, and the use of tear gas and munitions. Republicans and Democrats unanimously approved many of those reform bills, demonstrating rare bipartisan unity. The bills include regulating use of tear ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
COVID-19 sickens larger proportion of young people, Oregon and national data show
SALEM, Oregon - New COVID-19 case counts have plummeted in Oregon, but the state is experiencing a change in who is testing positive. Since January, the share of new cases in Oregonians aged 10 to 19 has grown by roughly 50% while the proportion of those aged 20 to 50 has shrunk, according to an analysis by The Lund Report. This shift appears to be part of a national trend. Nationwide weekly d ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Officers respond to man with gun downtown - recover replica firearm
PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 7, 2021, at about 1:04 p.m., Portland Police officers assigned to Central Precinct responded to the area of Southwest 5th Avenue and Southwest Alder Street regarding a suspicious person with a gun. A security officer taking a break from work encountered a man walking in a parking garage who said he was looking for his probation officer and then displayed a gun in his ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Cats saved at house fire In Clark County Fire
Clark County Fire District 6 Firefighters were successful in saving a cat and several kittens today after a house fire in Felida. The fire started at 4:15 this afternoon on NW 34th Avenue. Initial reports say that the homeowner was home and suddenly noticed that there a fire on the second floor of the two story home. The homeowner quickly left the house and called 9-1-1. CCFD crews arrived n fo ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Two million watts of Oregon electric solar farm power now coming online
PORTLAND, Oregon - More than two million watts of electric power will be generated by four solar farms planned to come online in Oregon. The electric power will be supported by renewable energy provider Neighborhood Power and Mana Monitoring. Three of the projects, online now, are the first projects commissioned in Oregon’s state-mandated community solar program. Those who have committed to ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Multnomah, Clackamas among Oregon counties moving back to 'high' COVID risk level Friday
PORTLAND, Oregon - Governor Brown just increased coronavirus risk levels for Oregon on Tuesday afternoon. Six counties moved backward from 'Moderate' and into the 'High' category. Clackamas, Deschutes, Multnomah, Klamath, Linn and Tillamook counties all changed to the High Risk category. This means that indoor dining restaurant dining would decrease from 50% to 25% and outdoor capacities will b ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Oregon Aquarium staffers saddened after Sea Otter they rescued dies
NANZANITA BEACH, Oregon - On Monday, Seaside Aquarium staffers rescued an sick sea otter after they received a call about the sea otter stranded at the south end of the Manzanita Beach. Aquarium staff said the otter was struggling and showing signs of possible neurological damage. Aquarium staffers rescued the otter, and the sick little otter was moved from the aquarium to a rehabilitation cent ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Man Gets More Than 200 Years In Prison for Sexually Abusing Two Young Girls
37-year-old Michael Ray Long from Junction City, was sentenced today after being found guilty in a jury trial on February 5, 2021. Long was charged with 22 counts of sex abuse-related crimes. He was convicted for sexually abusing two young girls when they were eight and twelve years old. Long was sentenced to 204 years in prison for crimes against two girls: 10 counts of Sex Abuse in the First ...
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Wednesday April 7, 2021
Dead man found on sidewalk in Portland's Goose Hollow neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - On April 5, 2021, at about 1:40 a.m., Portland Police received a call regarding a dead body on the sidewalk near Southwest Morrison Street and Southwest 20th Avenue. Portland Fire and Rescue were stopped by a witness to inform Rescue about the dead body. The man was later identified as 53-year-old Jack Dekker. Police arrived and were directed to the body. Police and establish ...
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Tuesday April 6, 2021
Crypto Investment Scams - Oregon FBI Tech Building a Digital Defense
SALEM, Oregon - Cryptocurrency itself is perfectly legal to buy and use in the U.S. In fact, many mainstream companies are now accepting cryptocurrency for goods and services. What we are seeing, though, is an increase in bad actors who are using old style scams to steal this new-style virtual asset. In recent months, we’ve had more people report to us that they are losing anywhere from hundre ...
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Tuesday April 6, 2021
Suspect Arrested in Attempted Murder Of Police Officers
A suspect has been arrested in Indianapolis, Indiana, related to multiple firebomb attacks on police officers in 2020. During the riots of last summer the use of firebombs known as Molotov Cocktails has been an ongoing investigation by the following agencies: The Portland Police Bureau Arson Unit, Portland Fire and Rescue Fire Investigators, the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office, B ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Oregon warns of 'fourth surge' of COVID-19 as vaccination continues
SALEM, Oregon - Cases of COVID-19 have trended upward in Oregon and across the country, even as vaccines reach more and more people. Oregon state health leaders have jumped at every opportunity to warn the public that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. That warning carries new weight this week as the state and nation brace for a possible fourth wave of infections. “It’s clear that in Or ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Oregon delays permits until July for coast weddings during COVID-19
OREGON, USA — Due to safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of Oregon will not issue permits for outdoor events like weddings until July 1. That includes some weddings planned on Oregon's public beaches. Carolyn Greenwood is a wedding officiant based in Manzanita. She estimates about 90% of her clients come from out-of-state. Her business, Oregon Beach Ceremonies, offers people ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Activists, Lawmakers Look To Revive Plastic-Pollution Legislation In Oregon
A new report from the Ocean Conservancy said nearly 100 percent of volunteers found PPE at coastal cleanup sites, including in Oregon, with face masks the most common item. Nick Mallos, a senior director at the organization, said the waste of all plastic disposables is up, and now is a critical time for legislation. Two proposed bills in Oregon would have phased out single-use plastic and polys ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Governor Brown greets students on first day back in class
PORTLAND, Oregon - Governor Kate Brown visited Woodburn's Lincoln Elementary School on April 1, the first day of hybrid in-person instruction for Woodburn School District and around the state. Governor's Office spokespeople said Brown toured Lincoln Elementary with Woodburn School District Acting Superintendent Juan Larios, School Board Chair Anthony Medina, Principal Sarah Flynn and district a ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Cat rescue group saves cat stuck in rat trap
PORTLAND, Oregon - A once unfortunate cat was recently rescued by animal loving volunteers after she got her paw caught in a rat trap. Members of Meow Village, a cat rescue based in Aurora, found the starving, underweight stray in the Portland area. A veterinarian later discovered that part of her paw had been cut off from a large rat trap affixed to her left front paw. Part of her bone was als ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Man struck and killed by train on tracks in Eugene
EUGENE, Oregon - A person walking on the tracks in Eugene was struck and killed by a train. At 2:44 p.m. Friday, a man was reported to have been walking on the train tracks and was hit by an oncoming train near Chambers Street and Railroad Boulevard. The train had activated its horn and whistle, and had applied emergency breaks. The man appeared not to hear and he was struck. Eugene Police r ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Portland neighbors react as unrest continues outside police union headquarters
PORTLAND, Oregon - Serving as a constant reminder of the struggle for racial and social justice issues, another fiery demonstration descended on a North Portland neighborhood Saturday night, adjacent to the Portland Police Association building. Portland Police said a group of about 40 people gathered the night of April 3, outside the Portland Police Association headquarters at the intersection ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Police: Stranger pulls down mask, kisses baby girl on the lips in store before arrest
SPRINGFIELD, Oregon - A Lane County man was arrested Thursday evening after police investigated a harassment incident at a local store, the Springfield Police Department reported. Just after 6 p.m. Thursday, an officer was flagged down by a father who reported a stranger had just pulled his face mask off and kissed his daughter on the lips inside WinCo. Just prior to seeing the officer, the ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Oregon House Reps. speak on bipartisan efforts in legislature
PORTLAND, Oregon - On this week's segment of Your Voice Your Vote, KATU News is joined by two leaders of the Oregon House of Representatives to talk about the bipartisan agreement to focus on budget-balancing bills. On Thursday, it was announced that the House GOP will waive the requirement to read bills word by word on the floor, specifically for budget bills, which will save time. Republican ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Portland Oregon Couple Arrested For Stolen Vehicles
T. GEORGE — Two Washington County women were arrested in Mesquite, Nevada, after officers found the pair with a vehicle reportedly stolen from a dealership in St. George, while an Oregon couple was also arrested in a reportedly stolen vehicle in Mesquite two days before. A Hurricane woman, 34-year-old Ashley Dawn Sorensen, and 29-year-old Hayley Durbin, of St. George, were both arrested for fel ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
Oregon Insight: Brewers were soaked by pandemic
The pandemic upended many of the things we think of as distinctively Oregon – festivals, restaurants, hotels, theater. And beer. Employment at Oregon breweries tumbled 43% in the first months of the pandemic. While many of those jobs bounced back over the summer as the state gradually reopened, brewery jobs remained down nearly 29% -- a greater fall than at restaurants and bars, overall. Tha ...
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Monday April 5, 2021
19-Year-Old Girl Found Dead in Remote Area bordering Oregon
BUTTE COUNTY, California - Deputies announced on Friday that missing teenager Tatiana Dugger was found dead. Her body was discovered north in Siskiyou County, which borders Oregon. Authorities made the tragic revelation almost three months after she disappeared. Her family reported the 19-year-old missing to the Oakland Police Department on January 9, according to investigators. Butte County de ...
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Sunday April 4, 2021
Oregon Public health alert issued for raw ground chorizo sausage products due to possible foreign matter contamination
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing a public health alert for raw ground chorizo sausage products due to concerns that the products may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard pieces of crystalline material. FSIS is issuing this public health alert out of the utmost caution to ensure consumers are aware that the ...
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Sunday April 4, 2021
PORTLAND TENNESSE: (Smokey Barn News) – Smokey Barn News has confirmed that a man was struck by a train and injured in Portland TN Friday evening. According to the Portland Fire Department, the accident occurred just before 6 pm. CSX notified dispatch about the accident involving an impact with a pedestrian at 5:44 pm Friday evening. The male was located in the area behind TCAT / Portland Ea ...
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Sunday April 4, 2021
Venerable Woodstock barber shop stays in the family
Mae's Family Barber Shop at 4617 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard has been a fixture in the neighborhood for 25 years. This year, in January, Muong Lor – popularly known as Mae – and her husband Ton retired, and turned the family business over to Mae's daughter-in-law, Theavy Tep. *Theavy, who is now 38 years old, graduated from high school in Cambodia in 2003 and moved to the capitol, Pnom Penh, to le ...
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Sunday April 4, 2021
Portland-Area Regal Cinemas Will Begin Reopening This Month
If you've been bemoaning your inability to see stupid movies on the big screen, we've got good news. Regal Cinemas will begin reopening in the Portland area later this month. The multiplex chain recently announced its state-by-state reopening schedule. The first Portland-area theater, Regal's Bridgeport Village location in Tigard, will open on April 23. The Salem and Hillsboro locations will re ...
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Sunday April 4, 2021
Salem Police Fatally Shoot Suicidal Man Who Made Threats
SALEM, ORE. (AP) — Salem police shot and killed a man Friday night who reportedly was threatening to kill himself, according to Oregon State Police. The shooting happened at about 5:15 p.m. on Ewald Avenue SE. Police said they were called on a report the man was suicidal and had injured himself, KVAL reported. Firefighters had arrived before police and said the man threatened them with a gun ...
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