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Thursday May 6, 2021
Oregon Public Health Workers Race To Vaccinate 'Extreme Risk' Counties
In Linn County, Ore., public health officials have worked tirelessly to build an efficient mass vaccination clinic at the County Fairgrounds. They have the ability to vaccinate eight people per minute, thousands each day. Hundreds of volunteers work there. Some drive hours in order help direct the flow of traffic or give shots. One retired doctor even road-tripped from San Francisco to work his ...
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Thursday May 6, 2021
Oregon State, Portland State to require COVID-19 vaccines
CORVALLIS, Oregon (AP) — Oregon State University has announced that it will require COVID-19 vaccinations before the fall term. The university in Corvallis said Tuesday students and employees who study and work onsite at the university’s locations must be vaccinated. “As we advance our plans to resume traditional on-site and in-person activities for the 2021-22 academic year, high rates of v ...
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Thursday May 6, 2021
Restaurants in Oregon To Return To Indoor Dining This Friday
Following rising cases of COVID-19, Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon recently announced last Friday restaurants would not be allowed to offer indoor dining across 15 counties in Oregon as she moved the counties into the “extreme risk” category. According to Willamette Week, more than 300 COVID-19 patients are in Oregon hospitals, and the weekly average for hospitalizations rose 14.9%. Just on the heel ...
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Sunday May 9, 2021
SALEM, Oregon - On the evening of May 3, 2021, the Salem Fire Department responded to Airport Self Storage at 2142 Turner RD SE for a large fire. The four-alarm fire burned for several hours and destroyed multiple storage units, causing over $1M in damage. Detectives determined the fire was not accidental in nature and initiated an arson investigation. Through witness interviews, crime scene pr ...

Tuesday May 4, 2021
Lawsuit Filed for BLM Protester Shot in the Eye by Feds in 2020
Portland, Oregon— A new civil case was filed in the US District Court of Oregon today, to seek answers and accountability for Fourth Amendment and Excessive Force violations by unidentified Federal officers deployed to Portland in the summer of 2020. The Portland Lawyers for Black Lives Matter are seeking justice for Angeline (Angie) Mead, a BLM supporter who was shot in her eye by a high-velocity ...
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Tuesday May 4, 2021
Fire-injured trees may fall prey to native beetles as drought adds to stress (Photo)
SALEM, Oregon - Trees injured by the Labor Day wildfires last year may face a new threat in the form of tree-killing beetles, which emerged in April looking for new homes. ODF Forest Entomologist Christine Buhl warns that fire-injured trees can attract bark beetles, which lay their eggs under the bark. When the larvae hatch, they begin feeding on the tree, destroying the tissues needed to send ...
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Tuesday May 4, 2021
Additional arrests following May Day riot - two booked into jail
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Officers from Central Precinct conducted follow up after criminal activity in downtown Portland on May 1, 2021. Today, officers arrested 32-year-old Randy Alton Graves for Menacing and Disorderly Conduct II and 42-year-old Charles Stubbs for Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Menacing, and Disorderly Conduct II. Both were booked into jail. Police are not always able ...
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Wednesday May 5, 2021
Holocaust Memorial in Oregon defaced by vandals
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland has been defaced by anti-semitic graffiti. The vandalism, which included spray-painted swastikas and other neo-Nazi symbolism, was discovered late Sunday on the memorial in the city’s Washington Park, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Monday. The Portland Police Bureau is investigating and ask surrounding residents to review their ...
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Tuesday May 4, 2021
Klamath Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Cashing More than 40 Years' Worth of Deceased Relative's Social Security Checks
MEDFORD, Oregon - A Klamath Falls, Oregon man pleaded guilty today after cashing more than $458,000 worth of social security checks issued in the name of his deceased aunt. George Doumar, 74, pleaded guilty to one count of theft of government funds. According to court documents, in February 2020, the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Office of Anti-Fraud Programs identified a 114-year-o ...
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Monday May 3, 2021
Oregon has 3 new covide-19 deaths and 756 new confirmed cases
PORTLAND, Oregon - There are three new COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon, raising the state’s death toll to 2,501, the Oregon Health Authority reported at 12:01 a.m. today.

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Monday May 3, 2021
Welcome to The Dalles Lions Club Fundraiser Happining on  May 15th
On May 15th from 9am to 2pm at Sorosis Park, The Dalles Lions Club are hosting a fundraiser. If you need ground cover for your flowers, along your fence or just to beautify your ground, look no further! For a donation, the Lions will load a pickup, trailer or truck with stump grindings from the trees that were cut at Sorosis Park. Suggested donations from $20 to $50 depending on the size ...
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Sunday May 2, 2021
Passenger Killed in Crash Near PDX Identified
PORTLAND, Oregon - The passenger killed in Thursday's fatal crash near Portland International Airport is identified as Jamie R. Pallviny-Brown, 43. Her family has been notified of her death. The investigation reveals that she was in the passenger seat of the pictured 1995 Ford Mustang convertible when it crashed into a Freightliner tractor with a box trailer. Evidence at the scene indicated the ...
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Sunday May 2, 2021
Decoy ads net 8 Men arrested for Human Trafficking
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Bureau Human of Trafficking arrested 8 men in an undercover operation, conducted in April 2021. Officers posted online decoy ads on known human trafficking websites. The subjects who contacted undercover police officers to arrange payment for sexual acts were criminally cited on the charge of Commercial Sexual Solicitation. The names of those arrested have not be ...
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Saturday May 1, 2021
Fatal Crash on Interstate 5 - Douglas County
On Saturday, at about 3:30 P.M., State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on I5 northbound. Apparently, a Dodge Pickup, driven by 60-year-old Matthew Wignall unknown home address, left the roadway, traveled through the brush, and down an embankment. Wignall died from the injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. A Pitbull in the car was injured and taken to Bailey’s Vet C ...
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Saturday May 1, 2021
Oregon restaurants pivot again as new indoor dining restrictions take effect
PORTLAND, Oregon - At Mangiare Italian Restaurant in Independence, manager Chrystal Law is grateful for their spacious outdoor patio. With tables covered in red umbrellas, flanked by portable heaters, it's the only place where customers will be allowed to dine at the restaurant for at least the next week. Starting Friday, Polk County was one of 15 Oregon counties that Gov. Kate Brown pushed ba ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Oregon retirement savings program offers national roadmap
By the end of 2020, the average 401(k) balance reached $121,500, 11% more than the previous quarter, according to Fidelity Investments. The rise, which reflects significant stock market gains last year, is good news for those who participate in the retirement savings plans. But millions of private-sector workers aren’t covered by an employer-sponsored retirement plan, and they’re disproportiona ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Oregon now has second highest rate of infection
Oregon is now second in the nation for new COVID-19 infections, after months of keeping its levels lower than most other states, and its hospitalization rates in several counties are close to triggering a renewed ban on indoor dining and other high-risk activities, Gov. Kate Brown has announced. At a press conference on Friday, Brown warned, “In the race between vaccines and variants, right now ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Downtown Portland Volunteer Cleanup Crews college almost 27,000 Pounds of Trash Since September
PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning 236 volunteers attended the cleanup event and collected 3,867 pounds of litter and debris from city sidewalks, parks, and business fronts. An estimated 1500 needles were also collected. The 236 volunteers, picked up 3,867 pounds of trash. SOLVE partnered with Transition Projects to host a hygiene product donation drive. Collectively, these downtown cleanups have rem ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Victim of Hit and Run Dies Weeks After Crash
PORTLAND, Oregon - A man died nearly 2 weeks after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Hazelwood Neighborhood, and investigators are asking for help identifying the suspect and suspect vehicle. On Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 5:13p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a crash at Northeast 122nd Avenue and Northeast Halsey Street. When they arrived, they found an adult ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Fourth Annual Stride for Seniors Raises More than $514,000 for Senior Meals
Stride for Seniors Charity Walk raised more than $514,000 for senior meals on April 24. The fourth annual event was reimagined for 2021 so participants could walk a variety of adventure trails while maintaining social distancing. This noncompetitive walk raises both awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels People. The Standard was the presenting sponsor. Other major sponsors included New Seasons ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Two Vancouver residents Injured in Collision
On Thursday, April 29th at 6:00am, CCSO Deputies and EMS personnel responded to a two-vehicle collision in the 10500 block of NW Lakeshore Avenue. Upon arrival, EMS personnel attended to the male driver of a 2006 Nissan Sentra who had significant injuries and was still in his vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle, a 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager, also appeared to have injuries but was able to fr ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Fire Chief Retires after Nine Years as Chief, 32 Years in the Fire Service
On Friday, April 30, 2021, Clackamas Fire District #1 Fire Chief, Fred Charlton is retiring after serving as the department’s Fire Chief for nine years. Chief Charlton’s fire service career spans 32 years, beginning in Forest Grove in 1989 as a volunteer, before being hired with the City of Milwaukie as a career Firefighter and paramedic in 1994. Before being appointed as the Fire Chief in July of ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Pioneer Toufik Tanous's body found in Gales Creek
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - It is with sad news that we report the recovery of Toufik “Tom” Tanous’ body this late afternoon. Mr. Tonous has been missing since April 27th. The body was recovered by searchers in Gales Creek near the Hwy 47 overpass just outside the Forest Grove City limits. Tanous left the Hawthorne House Care Facility, located at 2635 21st Ave., in Forest Grove between 8 and ...
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Friday April 30, 2021
Distracted Drivers, Warning, video extremely emotional
Distracted driving is the act of driving while engaging in other activities which distract the driver's attention away from the road. Distractions are shown to compromise the safety of the driver, passengers, pedestrians, and people in other vehicles. On April 30th, Molalla Police Department will be conducting additional patrols focused on distracted driving. From 2014-2018 there were 22,410 fa ...
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Thursday April 29, 2021
Update: Girl killed, Oregon Man arrested after Crash In Reno Navada
UPDATE - From news) Officials say a five-year-old (girl) is dead after a two car crash around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday night. Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner's Office identified her as Sariah Sheppards of Reno. She was pronounced dead several hours after arriving at Renown Regional Medical Center. The official cause and manner of death are pending investigation. Nevada Highway P ...
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Thursday April 29, 2021
Oregon Sex offender arrested In teenage Girl's bedroom, Polk County
POLK COUNTY, Oregon - A 19-year-old sex offender was arrested for violating probation after having contact with a minor, according to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office. On 04/24/21 at about 04:00 a.m. the Polk County Sheriff’s Office responded to a trespass call near the intersection of Eola Dr NW and Doaks Ferry RD NW just outside of Salem, Oregon. The caller reported that he located an adul ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
First public college strike in Oregon state history begins in Klamath Falls
KLAMATH FALLS, Oregon - Faculty went on strike this morning beginning at 6 a.m. to demand fair wages and workload at Oregon Tech. Oregon Tech is the first public college in state history to have faculty go on strike. Some students tell me adjunct teachers were no-shows for class today and frustration is running high. On the first day of faculty and staff going on strike at Oregon Tech, some s ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
'Everyone Loses': The Government Is Rationing Water at the California-Oregon Border
OREGON - Along the Oregon-California border, the Klamath River Basin is a crucial water source for Indigenous tribes, endangered species, and farmers. This year, though, there is simply not enough to go around. The Western US is enduring another major drought, and the Klamath River Basin is at a historic low. This resulted in different groups being forced to compete and make their case for why ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
Oregon man arrested Monday in Turner on drug charges
TURNER, Oregon - A vehicle stop led to the arrest of an Oregon man Monday who was found with more than 1,000 grams of cocaine. Police say they arrested 27-year-old Winston McLeod, of Oregon, on Monday in Turner. According to police, the incident with the suspect began around 11:45 a.m. after he was stopped by a trooper in the parking lot of B & A Variety in Turner. Police say McLeod had c ...
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Wednesday April 28, 2021
Coast Guard rescues 5 people offshore Oregon Inlet
Oregon Inlet, North Carolina - The Coast Guard rescued five people from a capsized vessel offshore Oregon Inlet, Tuesday. All five survivors were rescued and are being treated for hypothermia. At approximately 5:25 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report from the Dare County Sheriff’s Office 911 Communications Center that a 26-foot recreational vessel was ...
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