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Friday April 10, 2020
Seaside, Oregon – In response to the “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order from Gov. Kate Brown to reduce the effects of the COVID-19 virus, Seaside Fire Chief Joey Daniels issued a temporary burn ban today on most outdoor burning until further notice. Effective today, April 10, 2020, Seaside Fire & Rescue is closing all outdoor yard debris burning of piles or barrels in the city limits of Se ...

Thursday April 9, 2020
West Linn Police Chief on Administrative Leave During Investigation
On Wednesday, April 1 the West Linn City Council voted 5-0 to conduct an independent investigation into the City’s handling of Michael Fesser’s tort claim against the City from the date it was received through the date a settlement was reached with the City’s insurance carrier. This work will be performed by an outside investigator with no connection to the City of West Linn or its staff. The scop ...
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Tuesday April 7, 2020
Pilot killed in Ultralight Aircraft crash in north Clark County
On Monday at 9:20 AM, reports of an aircraft crash near Daybreak Airport sent emergency responders to investigate. The area was near the 4100 block of NE JA Moore Road in the Battle Ground/La Center area of north Clark County. A resident on a hillside to the west of the Airport reported seeing an ultralight airplane possibly crash near the runway. Daybreak Airport is a private grass airstrip. ...
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Sunday April 5, 2020
Four more people die of COVID-19 in Oregon, bringing death toll toll to 26
PORTLAND, Ore. — Health officials said Saturday that four more people died from the coronavirus in Oregon, raising the state's death toll to 26. Oregon Health Authority also said there are 100 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the statewide total to 999. The OHA released the following information about those victims: Oregon’s 23rd COVID-19 death is a 65-year-old man in Marion C ...
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Sunday April 5, 2020
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from Oregon and China as it scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday. The Chinese government and billionaires Jack Ma and Joseph Tsai, the co-founders of the online marketplace Alibaba, facilitated a gift of 1,000 ventilators that were due to arrive Satu ...

Saturday April 4, 2020
Man Arrested for burglary in the Mount Scott Arleta Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - A suspect was arrested after a commercial burglary in a neighborhood recently hit by similar crimes. On Saturday April 4, 2020, at 5:46 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of a burglary alarm at a medical clinic in the 6800 block of Southeast Foster Road. Officers were aware there had been recent commercial burglaries in the area. Upon arrival, officers learn ...
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Saturday April 4, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon — COVID-19 has claimed four more lives in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll from 22 to 26, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 8 a.m. today. Oregon Health Authority also reported 100 new cases of COVID-19 as of 8 a.m. today, bringing the statewide total to 999. The new COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Benton (2), Clackamas (12), Columbia (2) ...

Monday March 30, 2020
PORTLAND, Ore. – Twelve staff members at the Oregon Health and Science University (or OHSU) have tested positive for coronavirus, the hospital president said during a press conference Monday. Officials said there were 56 more employees awaiting test results. OHSU president Danny Jacobs said they were able to identify the cases thanks to increased testing at the hospital. The announcement ...

Monday March 30, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon — The COVID-19 virus has killed three people in Oregon, bringing the state’s death toll to 16. There are 58 new cases of COVID-19 and with Oregon now with 606 known cases. The new COVID-19 cases reported Monday are from counties across the state: Benton (1), Clackamas (1), Deschutes (2), Douglas (4), Jackson (1), Josephine (4), Lane (2), Marion (14), Multnomah (9), Polk (2), ...

Monday March 30, 2020
Wilsonville — March 30, 2020 — The Oregon Association of Nurseries (www.oan.org) is publishing an online list of nursery and greenhouse businesses that have indicated they are hiring seasonal and temporary help. As unemployment rates skyrocket during the COVID-19 outbreak, this list provides the contact information of potential employers for anyone who may have recently been laid off or displa ...

Monday March 30, 2020
SALEM, Oregon - Beginning Tuesday, March 31, the Salem Area Mass Transit District is suspending its local and regional service until further notice. The paratransit service, Cherriots LIFT, will provide life-sustaining trips only, including appointments for medical care and dialysis treatment. “In the interest of public health and safety, we are temporarily suspending service,” said General ...

Monday March 30, 2020

Salem, Ore. – The City of Salem continues to alter downtown Salem parking during the COVID-19 pandemic to allow downtown customers to conduct their business quickly, to protect or community by limiting exposure and risk, and returning home to respect the State of Oregon stay-at-home order.

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Monday March 30, 2020
The victim in the shooting earlier today in the South Tabor Neighborhood was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim is believed to be an adult male. His identity will be released after next of kin are notified. Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detectives are on-scene and are coordinating with members of the Forensic Evidence Division. Investigators are currently gathering information and f ...

Monday March 30, 2020
Here's How Oregon State Lawmakers Want To Handle COVID-19
When they meet in coming days to address the escalating coronavirus pandemic, Oregon lawmakers are likely to temporarily halt evictions and foreclosures, ratchet up financial assistance to struggling businesses and residents, and resurrect a bill that makes it easier to site homeless shelters. Those are among 15 proposals recommended by a special joint committee on handling the disease COVID-19 ...
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Monday March 30, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday March 28 2020 at 10:51 a.m. Portland Police responded to a stabbing in the 1000 Block of North Marine Drive. North Precinct Officers arrived and located an adult male who was bleeding from what appeared to be a stab wound. Officers learned there had been a disturbance preceding the injury involving a known subject. The man was transported to an area hospital by am ...

Monday March 30, 2020
Man arrested after home burglarized while residents sleeping
This morning, just before 1:00 am, a resident came to the police department to report her home, which is located in the 1200 block of Johnson St., had been burglarized about 30 minutes prior. She told officers that her roommate thought he had been dreaming when he saw a person inside their bedroom. When fully awoke, he realized he hadn’t been dreaming. He found his garage door open and severa ...
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Saturday March 28, 2020
This story is being offered free of charge as a public service. Please consider a subscription to the Statesman Journal so we can continue to offer stories like this. The Pacific Northwest is closing outdoor recreation on a scale never previously imagined. In the quest to contain COVID-19, and follow state-issued orders for people to stay home, the U.S. Forest Service will close all develo ...

Saturday March 28, 2020
PORTLAND, OreGON – Health officials identified 98 more cases of coronavirus in Oregon on Friday, bringing the state’s total to 414. The Oregon health Authority also reported another death from COVID-19. So far, 12 people have died statewide from the virus. Oregon’s 12th COVID-19 death is an 82-year-old woman in Marion County. She tested positive on March 20, and died March 25 at Salem Hospit ...

Saturday March 28, 2020

Oregon City’s Commissioners have declared a local state of emergency on March 27, 2020 which takes effect immediately.

Taking this action allows City staff greater flexibility to address the hazards posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This is not a “public health emergency” declaration, this is to facilitate more expedient coordination with other public agencies and quicker deplo ...


Saturday March 28, 2020
A suspect shot and killed a dog as it was being walked by its caretaker, and the Gun Violence Reduction Team is requesting help from the community. On Friday, March 27, 2020 at 3:38p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to the report of a shooting at North Chautauqua Boulevard and North Willis Boulevard. When officers arrived they found a dog with a possible gunshot wound. There were no ...

Wednesday March 25, 2020
Person Found Dead in Tigard Home After Fire (Photo)
ust after noon, callers to 911 reported that a two-story home was engulfed in flames in the 11000 block of SW 109th Avenue in Tigard. Firefighters arrived within four minutes and began to attack the fire from the outside. (Click here to download video of firefighting efforts: https://vimeo.com/tvfr/download/400419453/cf7a0df538 ) While some firefighters worked to douse flames from the outside, ...
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Wednesday March 25, 2020
Salem, OR—The Oregon Department of Revenue is making temporary changes to protect taxpayers and staff and help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

Beginning March 25, the Revenue Building in Salem and all regional field offices will close to the general public until further notice. Services and payments will be available by appointment only.

To make an appo ...

Wednesday March 25, 2020
SHERWOOD, Oregon - With the new restrictions imposed by Governor Brown, the City of Sherwood has developed a new resource page for businesses and employees affected by the Covid-19 crisis on their city webpage. The new site provides a range of information and direct links to a variety of federal, state and private resources and will be updated as new information becomes available. “Like many ...

Monday March 23, 2020
Governor Brown Getting Pressure to issue stay-at-home order
SALEM, Oregon - Pressure continues to mount for Oregon Gov. Brown to call a statewide stay-at-home order as the coronavirus outbreak widens. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler appealed to the governor directly, calling on social media for a statewide order and saying he was ready to implement a Portland-specific directive on Monday if Brown didn’t act. His appeal came the same day Oregon health officia ...
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Monday March 23, 2020
Seaside, Ore. – March 22, 2020 – In response to a heavy influx of visitors over the weekend during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency and by virtue of the passage of Resolution #3954, Section 2, passed on Saturday, March 21, the City of Seaside will be restricting access to all public buildings and all access to city parks, streams and beach areas that run parallel to the city limits. Beach areas in ...

Monday March 23, 2020
On 3/21/2020 at 3:28 pm, McMinnville Officers and McMinnville Fire Department EMS responded to a crash involving a single motor vehicle and the operator of a motor assisted scooter in the 2100 block of NE Lafayette Avenue. Initial investigation reveals that the driver of a 2003 Nissan Xterra, Luis Vargas Garcia, 23, of McMinnville, was exiting the driveway of Redwood Commons Apartmen ...

Saturday March 21, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - A victim was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound after a shooting in the Montavilla Neighborhood. On Friday, March 20, 2020 at 9:11p.m., North Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of shots being heard in the 8700 block of Northeast Hassalo Street. When officers arrived they located evidence of a shooting, but there were no victims or suspects. Officers d ...

Thursday March 19, 2020
Oregon unemployment claims jump from 800 to 18,500 after 3 days of coronavirus layoffs
The layoffs surrounding the coronavirus outbreak are undoubtedly having an immediate impact on Oregon's economy, but right now officials aren't sure exactly how deep that impact will go. Oregon's Employment Department says the number of unemployment insurance claims rose from about 800 on Sunday (March 16) to nearly 18,500 on Tuesday (March 18). People trying to file unemployment claims appa ...
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Thursday March 19, 2020
The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to identify a suspect involved in a July 2019 armed robbery. On Saturday July 13, 2019, at 8:40 a.m., Portland Police officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at Stan's Market, located at 5020 Northeast 82nd Avenue. Two suspects entered the store wearing masks and armed with ...

Thursday March 19, 2020
The health and safety of workplaces is of utmost importance to the Oregon Employment Department, and the agency’s mission is to support business and promote employment. The Employment Department has guidance available to employers, workers, and job seekers impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus situation. Unemployment Insurance Benefits The Oregon Employment Department provides Unemployment In ...

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