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Sunday June 6, 2021
Join Lake Oswego Lions Club for the 72nd Annual LOLC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast
LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - The Lake Oswego Lions Club has made the difficult decision to not host our traditional breakfast event at George Rogers Park this year but instead to enjoy a Virtual 72nd Annual LOLC 4th of July Pancake Breakfast:

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Sunday June 6, 2021
Man hit and killed by MAX Train off I84
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man died after being struck by a MAX train along I-84. Police say the same man was involved in an earlier trespassing incident. On Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 12:24p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious circumstances at a home in the 8600 block of Northeast Broadway. A caller reported that a man had walked into her home. The victim was working ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
Two Fires Damage Mill and Semi Truck Trailer in North Plains
Just before 5 a.m. this morning, firefighters from TVF&R and Hillsboro Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at a lumber mill located near the corner of Main and Commercial streets in North Plains. Firefighters contained the fire to a small building adjacent the large mill. Firefighters remained on scene for several hours mopping up hot spots and using thermal imagers to look for heat signatures in th ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
Roseburg Native Eric J. Riley Promoted Brigadier General
Oregon Army National Guard Col. Eric J. Riley was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., during a ceremony at Heritage Park in Salem, Ore. Riley is scheduled to become the Oregon National Guard’s Joint Deputy Operations Commander after completion of his assignment as commander of the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team. He led the unit during a mobilizatio ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
16-year-old girl missing, Oregon City Police want your help
Update: Oregon City, Oregon (June 7, 2021, 7:30 am) - The Oregon City Police Department confirmed on June 6, 2021, Hailey Smith was located at a family members house and is safe. ============= OREGON CITY, Oregon - Police in Oregon City are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing/endangered juvenile. 16-year-old Hailey Smith was last seen at her home in Oregon City on the ...
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Sunday June 6, 2021
Deputies Arrest Two Adults With Multiple Firearms in a Stolen Vehicle
WASHINGTON COUNTY - On Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 4:47 a.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a theft in progress at the Sylvan Heights Condos located at 7600 Southwest Barnes Road in the West Haven-Sylvan community. A resident of the complex reported that two persons had broken into a parked vehicle and were then seen leaving in a separate vehicle. They described the ve ...
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Saturday June 5, 2021
Wildland Fire near Scappoose
As of 9:45 PM Scappoose Fire with the assistance of Vernonia Fire, COlumbia River Fire & Rescue, and ODF are in the process of suppressing a fire that is about 6.5 acres. The fire is about 25% contained. This human caused fire is burning in brush and timber. Just after 6:30 PM Scappoose Fire was dispatched to a truck fire in the area of Gunners lake. This incident was called in by a recreati ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Man and woman killed in motorcycle crash near Junction City
JUNCTION CITY, Oregon - Just after 6:00am, a 2018 Harley Davidson motorcycle was being driven southbound on River Rd. near Hayes Ln. when it went off the road on a curve and left the roadway. The driver, 44-year old Chad Iseli and his passenger, 24-year old Myla Zelazny, both of Springfield, were thrown from the motorcycle and killed. Alcohol use is being investigated as a factor. Lane Cou ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Family Children Missing, believed to be in danger
SALEM, Oregon - The Department of Human Services is asking the public to help find Leilia Johansen, age 11, Adisenn Proffitt, age 5, Ansen Proffitt, age 5, and Izabella Proffitt, age 9, a sibling group in foster care who are missing. The brother and sisters went missing from Portland on May 27 and are believed to be in danger. The Oregon Department of Human Services asks the public for help ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Man Arrested after pouring gassoline on former girlfriend and threatening to light her on fire
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man is facing charges after pouring gasoline on a woman and threatening to light her on fire. On Thursday, police were sent to the 8500 block of Southeast Sherrett Street in Portland. When they arrived they contacted the adult female victim, who was not injured but had gasoline on her. She said her ex-boyfriend dumped gasoline on her and her truck, then threatened to ignite ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
All of Oregon's public universities to require COVID-19 vaccinations or exemptions
It’s unanimous. With recent announcements from Eastern Oregon University and the Oregon Institute of Technology, all of Oregon’s public universities will be requiring COVID-19 vaccinations this fall. OIT made its announcement Wednesday afternoon, and EOU followed on Thursday. Like all of Oregon’s other public universities, both OIT and EOU will require vaccinations for students, faculty and sta ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Prostitution in Oregon Could Become Legal
SALEM, Oregon — A bill that could repeal the crimes of prostitution, commercial sexual solicitation and promoting prostitution is being seriously considered in Oregon. However, the proposed change in law will not be considered this session as the deadline for bills in the House Judiciary Committee has expired. So at this point, the idea is just being debated. “When I started working sex du ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Oregon fall firestorms cautionary tale in worsening drought
OTIS, Ore. (AP) — Wildfire smoke was thick when Tye and Melynda Small went to bed on Labor Day, but they weren't too concerned. After all, they live in a part of Oregon where ferns grow from tree trunks and rainfall averages more than six feet (1.8 meters) a year. But just after midnight, a neighbor awakened them as towering flames, pushed by gusting winds, bore down. The Smalls and their four ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Facing an early wildfire season, Oregon officials prepare for the worst
SALEM, Oregon - Representatives from Governor Kate Brown's office and state leaders who manage wildfires, conflagrations, and disaster response spoke on Thursday about Oregon’s upcoming wildfire season. More than one million acres in Oregon burned last year as the state was gripped by a historic wildfire season. Looking ahead at this year, officials are worried given how dry conditions were in ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Fleeing driver shot by police after stopping on I-5 overpass
LA CENTER, Wash. (KOIN) — The driver of a car fleeing from police at more than 100 mph stopped on the overpass of I-5 at Exit 16 in La Center, then was shot by police, the Washington State Patrol said late Thursday night. After being shot, the driver barricaded himself in the car and refused to get out. But, authorities said, he later complied and was then taken to a nearby hospital for treatme ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
High speed chase leads to officer-involved shooting near La Center
LA CENTER, WA (KPTV) – Troopers say one person is in custody after an officer-involved shooting. At 7:15 p.m. troopers saw a vehicle traveling south on Interstate 5 near milepost 39. The vehicle was seen speeding and matched a description of a vehicle that fled a traffic stop made by the Kelso Police Department. Troopers say they tried to initiate a traffic stop but the vehicle kept going at a ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Portland Fire & Rescue Investigators Arrest Arson Suspect
PORTLAND, Oregon - On June 3, 2021, Portland Fire Investigators arrested a person in connection with multiple North Portland fires that occurred in the early morning hours on June 2, 2021. Fire investigators were able to obtain several video footages from cameras in and around the set fires. Portland Fire & Rescue would like to thank the community and all the agencies, including Portland Poli ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Clark County Inmate Dies After Apparent Suicide Attempt in Jail
CLARK COUNTY - On June 1, 2021, corrections deputies at the Clark County Jail found an inmate unresponsive in his cell. Corrections deputies and nursing staff began life saving procedures as emergency medical services was summoned. The inmate, identified as Jesse M. White, was transported to a local hospital where today he succumbed to his injuries. Mr. White had been in the Clark County ...
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Thursday June 3, 2021
Investigators looking into six north Portland fires they believe were set deliberately
PORTLAND, Oregon - Fire officials are investigating a series of fires they believe were deliberately set in north Portland Wednesday morning. According to a Portland Fire & Rescue spokesperson, no one was hurt. Six fires in total erupted in a half-hour period along a stretch of North Interstate Avenue, mainly in the Humboldt neighbourhood. Some were only a couple blocks away from each other. ...
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Friday June 4, 2021
Woman died homeless while Oregon held $800,000 of her unclaimed money
PORTLAND, Oregon - Cathy Boone died homelessly. She’d been living on the streets of Astoria despite inheriting a small fortune. The state of Oregon held more than $800,000 of her unclaimed money when the 49-year-old passed away in January 2020. “It just didn’t make any sense to me. That money was just sitting there, and she needed help in the worst way,” said Jack Spithill, Boone’s father. ...
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Thursday June 3, 2021
Reward offered in missing Salem woman investigation
SALEM, Oregon - A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered for information leading to the whereabouts of Tonna Marie Purnell, 42, of Salem, who went missing in late March. The cash reward was announced Wednesday by Crime Stoppers of Oregon in partnership with the Salem Police Department. Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, ...
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Thursday June 3, 2021
4 students, driver injured in Lewis County school bus crash
LEWIS COUNTY - Four students and a bus driver were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a school bus went off-road on Wednesday afternoon, according to Washington State Patrol. The bus was carrying 30 students and went off the roadway near Main Street and Katula Road in Lewis County, about half an hour west of Chehalis. 4 students & driver were taken to hospital with ...
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Thursday June 3, 2021
Deputies investigate fatal crash in Corbett
CORBETT, Oregon - Multnomah County deputies are investigating after a driver was killed in a crash in the Corbett area. On Wednesday morning, at 5:51 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to an injury crash in Corbett near the 49100 block of Southeast Louden Road. When deputies and firefighters arrived, they determined that the driver was deceased. Because of th ...
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Thursday June 3, 2021
Board Selects Next Superintendent for Canby School District
CANBY, Oregon - The unanimous decision during Board Special Session, Dr Downs set to start on July 1, 2021 Tonight, the Canby School District Board of Directors voted unanimously to name Dr Aaron Downs as the district’s next superintendent. Dr Downs, who currently serves as the assistant superintendent of secondary schools in the West Linn-Wilsonville School District, will begin on July 1, 2021 ...
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Thursday June 3, 2021
Man Convicted of Sex Abuse Sentenced to 25 Years
LINN COUNTY, Oregon - The Linn County Sheriff's Office reports Brandon Dale Morgan, 45, from Lyons, was sentenced Wednesday after being found guilty in a jury trial on May 15, 2021, of three counts of sex abuse-related crimes. Linn County detectives investigated the case back in 2019 that led to his arrest and conviction for two counts of Sodomy in the First Degree and one count of Attempted Se ...
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Thursday June 3, 2021
McMinnville Bank Robbery
MCMINNVILLE, Oregon - On 6/2/2021 at 11:55 am McMinnville units were dispatched to a robbery that had just occurred at Chase Bank in McMinnville, 1675 N. Hwy 99W. The suspect entered the bank and presented a note demanding money from the teller. The suspect received an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the bank on foot. The suspect was described as a white male in his 20’s, wearing ...
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Wednesday June 2, 2021
Battle Ground students' History Day projects win at state
Even the theme of this year’s National History Day competition, “Communication in History: the Key to Understanding,” became a lesson in and of itself for Battle Ground's History Day competitors. While Pleasant Valley Middle School eighth-graders Kaylie O’Lear and Lilly Roman-Myers’ project focused on Cesar Chavez and the fight for workers’ rights, they also had to learn a lot about their own comm ...
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Wednesday June 2, 2021
Two Portland Area Residents Face Federal Charges for Crimes Committed during Portland Protests
PORTLAND, Oregon - In separate criminal cases, two Portland-area residents are facing federal charges for crimes committed during recent riots near local federal facilities, including the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Portland Field Office. Richard Timothy Hernandez, 56, of Portland, has been charged by criminal complaint with three coun ...
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Wednesday June 2, 2021
Motorcyclist dies after Memorial Day crash in Marion County
MARION COUNTY, Oregon - On May 31st, 2021, a few minutes before 6:00 pm first responders were called to the scene of a serious motor vehicle crash on Arbor Grove Road NE at St. Paul Highway NE. The crash involved two vehicles, a Honda motorcycle and a Toyota Tacoma. The motorcycle rider had serious injuries and was transported from the scene by Life Flight. The motorcyclist later succumbed to t ...
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Wednesday June 2, 2021
Reward Offered in New Year's Eve Homicide Investigation
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, is asking for the public's help to solve the New Year's Eve homicide of Ja'mere Brown. On Thursday, December 31, 2020, at approximately 10:29 p.m., Portland Police Bureau officers responded to Northeast Alberta Street and Mallory Avenue on the report of two people injured during a shooting. Officers arr ...
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