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Monday March 15, 2010 - Times viewed: 7900
Hiker Kate Huether's body found and recovered
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Hiker Kate Huether's body was found Saturday at the base of a steep cliff off the side of Table Mountain, four miles north of Bonneville Dam. Because the cliff is so steep, those working on the recovery effort had to wait one more day, until a helicopter arrived, to bring out the 24 year old's body.

The Skamania County undersheriff offered these somewhat-soothin ...
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Saturday March 13, 2010 - Times viewed: 7863
Earthquake Off Oregon Coast
Oregon Coast - The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 4.9 magnitude earthquake off the Oregon coast about 7:53 PST Friday evening. The epicenter was about 255 miles from Yachats, Oregon.

Reports so far indicate no one felt the quake and no tsunami warnings were issued for the Oregon coast, or anywhere else on the west coast of the United States. co ...
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Friday March 12, 2010 - Times viewed: 8213
Mother, Father, Son, Possible Murder/Suicide In Sunriver Area
SUNRIVER — Mother, Father, and seven year old son, were all found dead in their Sunriver home Thursday morning.

The call came in around 10:30 in the morning to police dispatcher. Someone was reporting seeing a person hanging outside a garage at a home on Hermosa Road, south of Sunriver. Deschutes County Sheriff and Oregon State Police arrived on the scene to find Joachim Steffan, 40, ...
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Thursday March 11, 2010 - Times viewed: 7927
Stafford Area Under Threat Of Future Urban Development
LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon - Fears of urban development are deep-seated in the Lake Oswego, West Linn, and Tualatin areas. Now proposed planning strategy could shape development throughout the region for the next 50 years. Last Thursday The Metro Council voted 5-2 to designate several tracts of land for urbanization up to the year 2060. In addition the Council decided to increase the amount of land to re ...
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Wednesday March 10, 2010 - Times viewed: 7894
Two year old girl badly injured as man revs engine and crashes into 7-Eleven store
Witnesses say the man in his car outside 7-Eleven purposefully revved up his engine and smashed into an Aberdeen, Washington store injuring 2-year-old Keitlyn Zinn and her mother. As the girl continues to recover from being pinned by the van on Friday, surveillance video just released from inside the store shows the sheer magnitude of the crash.

In the video, 2-year-old Keitlyn Zinn and he ...
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Tuesday March 9, 2010 - Times viewed: 7813
Katherine Huether still missing near Bonneville Dam
PORTLAND, Oregon - There are no fresh clues and U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crews have joined in the search for a Portland, Ore., hiker missing near Bonneville Dam in Washington since Thursday. Air crews joined a ground crew of about 50 searchers, some with dogs, looking 24 year old Katherine Huether. She has not been heard from since she sent a text message to a friend on Thursday afternoon. She ...
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Monday March 8, 2010 - Times viewed: 7952
Kidnapper, Sex offender still at large, police baffled.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police are still hunting the man accused of impersonating a police officer, the same man who kidnapped two women from downtown Portland after a concert on Thursday night.

Portland Police Detectives identified the suspect as 42-year-old Paul Evans Winklebleck, a registered sex offender with an outstanding warrant for sex abuse and a parole violation. He also uses ...
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Friday March 5, 2010 - Times viewed: 8336
FBI and SWAT Team Take Suspected ID Thief into custody
SALEM, Oregon - A long police standoff in northwest Salem ended Thursday with police taking an identity theft suspect into custody. Salem police and FBI agents arrived at the Rosewood Lane Apartments on Marine Drive at about 11:30 a.m. to make contact with 37-year-old Adam Williams regarding theft and forgery charges, said Lt. Dave Okada. Williams refused to open the door and told police he had a ...
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Thursday March 4, 2010 - Times viewed: 7962
Portland water and sewer bills to sky-rocket
The cost of water and sewer costs are set to double. That's why private water wells are looking mighty attractive these days because they're mostly free and often cleaner and fresher than "city water". Portland residents have seen their sewer bills skyrocket over the past fifteen years and should now prepare for another very large increase. Water bills could double in the next few years. ...
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Tuesday March 2, 2010 - Times viewed: 8192
Four year old girl killed by Rottweiler
ASTORIA, Oregon - The 4-year-old daughter of Jesse Browning, one of the stars of The History Channel's "Ax Men", died tragically yesterday in Oregon after being mauled by one of the family's pet Rottweilers.

Jesse, whose father owns the "rowning Logging" company featured on the show, called 911 around 1 PM after the dog attacked his daughter Ashlynn at the family home, this according to Cla ...
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Monday March 1, 2010 - Times viewed: 7913
Boy missing from Oregon ski trip
TOLLGATE, Oregon - A search continues today for a 13-year-old boy who disappeared while on a cross-country ski trip in northeastern Oregon.

Blue Mountain Television reports that Nathan Cain of Walla Walla, Wash., was skiing with his father and some adult friends when he got separated from the group Saturday near the Andies Prairie Sno-Park area, in Union County.

Nathan is a seventh- ...
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Tuesday March 2, 2010 - Times viewed: 7832
Lawmakers seek to change Oregon State constitution
Oregon voters will decide this November whether state lawmakers should hold annual legislative sessions. Lawmakers in Salem Thursday approved a plan to ask voters to change the state's constitution to allow annual legislative gatherings.

It was one of the final votes of this month's special session, which adjourned Thursday afternoon.

Democratic Senator Diane Rosenbaum said it's ti ...
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Thursday February 25, 2010 - Times viewed: 7889
93-year-old female pedestrian struck and killed by driver
PORTLAND, Ore. - A woman who was struck and killed while trying to cross a street has been identified as 93-year-old Mary Waseko Kasubuschi of Portland.

The accident happened around 6:20 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Southeast Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. and Powell Blvd.

Kasubuchi died at the scene. Traffic was shut down for hours south of the intersection while the Portland Police Bureau ...
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Wednesday February 24, 2010 - Times viewed: 7847
Teenage girl found safe
Amy Bartell, 14, ran away from the Parry Center for Children in southeast Portland Monday, and we alerted you about it on air an online. Tuesday morning, the girl was reported to be safe. Thank you to our viewers for being alert to another missing persons case.

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Monday February 22, 2010 - Times viewed: 8074
Christian teacher arrested for sex with teenage girl
A Christian-based high school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having sex with a 16 year old female student.

Scott A. Spies, 49, who teaches at the Auburn Adventist Academy, was arrested last week and booked into the Regional Justice Center in Kent, Washington and is being held on $150,000 bail for investigation of molestation, indecent liberties and sex with a minor girl, police ...
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Sunday February 21, 2010 - Times viewed: 7879
New details about Police sergeant who  killed  wife and her friend
GRESHAM, Ore. – There are new details about the Clackamas County police sergeant who shot and killed his wife, her friend and himself at a downtown Gresham restaurant and lounge.

A spokesman for the Clark County Sheriff's Office confirms that his agency asked Portland police to investigate Jeff Grahn in April 2009. The results of that investigation have not been released. We now know ...
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Thursday February 18, 2010 - Times viewed: 7868
Man killed when hit by  Gresham MAX
GRESHAM, Oregon - A man was killed when he was struck by a MAX train in Gresham last night. The accident occured at the intersection of 212th Avenue and Burnside around 10:15 p.m. The victim was 32-years old, but authorities have not released his name, pending notification of relatives.

The man was apparently walking in an area where trains travel at speeds up to 45 miles an hour. Police sa ...
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Wednesday February 17, 2010 - Times viewed: 7829
Portland Police condemned from many arenas
The Portland Police are under attack from many individuals and organizations. Some community leaders, even fearful of making their statements to the press are calling the police assassins and degenerates. The Rev. Jesse Jackson, a national civil rights figure, called the shooting death of an unarmed man an execution and slammed the lack of diversity in the city's police bureau at a rally in northe ...
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Wednesday February 17, 2010 - Times viewed: 7865
Climber falls to death into crater after posing for Mount St. Helens  photo
The body of veteran climber Joseph Bohlig, 52, who fell 1,500ft into the crater of Mount St. Helens volcano has been recovered today after he spent more than a day in the snow. High winds and low cloud hampered attempts to reach him. He was was posing for a picture on the rim of the dormant crater when a snow overhang gave way beneath him.

A Navy helicopter found the climber mostly covered ...
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Monday February 15, 2010 - Times viewed: 12235
Scam operators at The Oregon Entrepreneur website. Reader beware.
The website located at the URL of seems to be a scam site operated by people making false claims. After receiving multiple complaints from our readers we decided to see what all the commotion was about. Customers leaving ads on CraigsList are receiving unwanted and unsolicited emails from that site. This is in violation of and is nothing less than spam. It may als ...
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Monday February 15, 2010 - Times viewed: 7949
Portland mayor Sam Adams recall effort driven by Republicans
Portland Mayor Sam Adams, once the golden boy of Portland politics, is facing foreclosure and a possible recall. These are hard times for Mayor Sam Adams. Nearly three weeks after it started, the new effort to recall Mayor Sam Adams is reporting its first connections to organized politics. The idea that Republicans are behind the new recall effort should come as no shock to anyone.

The new ...
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Saturday February 13, 2010 - Times viewed: 7847
Two dead, two injured in Gresham bar shooting
Friday night left two people dead and two wounded at a shooting at a downtown bar in Gresham.

At around 10 pm Gresham police were called because of reported gunshots at the M&M Tavern at 2nd and Main.

Police said they found several victims with gunshot wounds and witnesses said the shooting was a result of some sort of domestic dispute but no confirmation at this time has been ...
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Friday February 12, 2010 - Times viewed: 7861
Man Shot By Salem Police Officer
SALEM, Ore. -- Salem police have shot a 22-year-old man after he ran from a traffic stop early Friday morning. The incident began early this morning on Southeast Simpson Street when two officers attemped to stop a car identified as a vehicle of interest in a robbery case.

Several people were inside the car at the time and all but one ran off on foot before officers could speak with them, s ...
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Thursday February 11, 2010 - Times viewed: 7857
Suspects arrested in vandalism of historic Oregon lighthouse
CAPE MEARES, Ore. -- Two men have been arrested by the Oregon State Police for vandalizing the Cape Meares Lighthouse.

The lighthouse was severely damaged by gunfire that caused more than $500,000 damage.

Zachery Pyle , 23, and David Wilks, Jr., 26, were arrested at a Florence construction site after a search of their Oceanside home Wednesday. Both men were charged with first-degre ...
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Tuesday February 9, 2010 - Times viewed: 7903
Oregon State Police nab big pot bust during routine traffic stop.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police say a trooper who pulled over a car in southern Oregon for multiple traffic violations found 113 pounds of marijuana worth about $300,000. The pop was neatly packaged in the trunk.

Sgt. Julie Wilcox said that shortly before noon, a trooper stopped a 2008 Mazda heading north on Highway 97 about 18 miles north of Klamath Falls, after the driv ...
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Monday February 8, 2010 - Times viewed: 7917
Man feeding parking meter  gets fined for harassment.
EUGENE, Oregon -- Ben Bond from Eugene pleaded not guilty to obstruction of government or judicial administration in municipal court this past week involving parking meters. Or perhaps the fine was for talking too loud.

"I was just trying to keep a couple people from getting tickets," said Bond. He said he witnessed a parking officerAllpreparing to write a ticket for a car p ...
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Saturday February 6, 2010 - Times viewed: 7962
Day Care woman sentenced to prison for inflicting permanent brain damage.
HILLSBORO -- A former day care owner was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison today for shaking a 6-month-old baby girl and causing permanent brain damage.

Kathy Goodin, 54, was convicted Tuesday and sentenced to more than seven years in prison for shaking 6-month-old Jessie Fleming in 2008, causing her permanent brain damage. Washington County Circuit Court Judge Rick Knapp called it a &q ...
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Friday February 5, 2010 - Times viewed: 7951
Legalizing marijuana in Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - Should liquor be legal and marijuana illegal? State budgets in Oregon and Washington face gaping holes and advocates of legalizing marijuana say taxing pot can help fill those holes.

Backers of this Initiative say their plan would send 90 percent of the proceeds from the state's sale of marijuana to Oregon's General Fund, which could lower the state tax burden significant ...
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Thursday February 4, 2010 - Times viewed: 7901
Oregon girl is daughter of man who crashed  into Nevada casino
Portland – A daughter of a 70-year-old Washington state man says she's stunned to hear her father was driving the speeding vehicle that crashed into a southern Nevada casino, killing two people and injuring at least eight.

Laura White of Portland said today that her father, Walter Melvin McGie Jr., is friendly and outgoing, and must be devastated to have been involved in the Wednesda ...
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Thursday February 4, 2010 - Times viewed: 7817
Grand Jury to investigate Portland police killing of unarmed man
February 4, 2010

PORTLAND, Ore. - The killing of an unarmed man last Friday has created a controversy in the Portland community and prompted a grand jury investigation. Witnesses and residents are talking about the killing of an unarmed 25-year-old man and say the man was cooperating with police, had his hands over his head or on top of his head as requested but police officer Ronald Frash ...
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