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Wednesday November 18, 2020
On Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at approximately 11:02 A.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle crash on Hwy 199 near milepost 39. Preliminary investigation revealed that a Cadillac XT6, operated by Rumaldo Salcedo (44) of Crescent City, California, was southbound when it attempted to pass another vehicle, lost control, left the roadway and struck a ...

Tuesday November 17, 2020
Global Covid-19 pandemic deaths continue to climb
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected the communities and families of the Columbia Gorge and canceled many long-standing events. One of these events was the annual Hood River Eye Openers 4th of July Fireworks Display during the summer surge of the virus. The Hood River Eye Openers Lions still want to keep their neighbors safe and healthy, but they had also heard that the fireworks display had been mi ...
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Tuesday November 17, 2020
Oregon, Washington and California issue travel advisories
To fight the rapid spread of COVID-19, Oregon Governor Kate Brown, Washington Governor Jay Inslee, and California Governor Gavin Newsom issued travel advisories urging visitors entering their states or returning home from travel outside these states to self-quarantine. The travel advisories urge against non-essential out-of-state travel, ask people to self-quarantine for 14 days after arriving fro ...
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Tuesday November 17, 2020
Governor Brown warns of $1250 fine and a month in jail for violating new COVID mandate
SALEM, Oregon - Governor Brown has given a serious warning that anyone who violates the new covid-19 law could receive large fines and be arrested with 30 days in jail. Governor Kate Brown’s placed a two-week “freeze” to limit the size of social gatherings to a maximum six people. Those who fail to abide by the new mandate could face fines up to $1,250 or get some time behind bars. Governor ...
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Sunday November 15, 2020
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington Hosts First-Ever STEMapalooza
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Sunday November 15, 2020
6 more deaths and 1,097 new Oregon confirmed COVID-19 cases
PORTLAND, Oregon — Six more Oregonians have died from COVID-19 which raised the Oregon death number to 759. Oregon Health Authority reported 1,097 new confirmed and presumptive cases of COVID-19 as of 12:01 a.m. today bringing the state total to 56,018. The new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases reported today are in the following counties: Baker (11), Benton (17), Clackamas (144), Clatso ...
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Sunday November 15, 2020
Man Arrested for spying on woman in restroom
PORTLAND, Oregon - Early Saturday afternoon, Portland police report that they arrested a man who was attempting photograph a female in the restroom stall at Lloyd Center Mall. At 12:20 p.m., police found that a man was already in custody with mall security. Police took the report that a female victim was using the restroom when the suspect allegedly attempted to take a photograph. The victim co ...
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Saturday November 14, 2020
Oregon Decriminalizes Drug Possession
The night of the election brought about several changes in American history. One of the changes centered on the decriminalization of drug possession in Oregon. To be specific, the state of Oregon has declared the decriminalization of marijuana as well as the possession of hard drugs like cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin utilizing Measure 110. Additionally, the measure reduces the penalties for ...
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Saturday November 14, 2020
Salem's New Cogen Facility Saves Money and Converts Waste to Energy
The Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant is now producing much of the energy it needs to operate, thanks to a new Biogas Cogeneration Facility. The biogas facility responds to two key Salem City Council goals, Natural Environment Stewardship and Good Governance.

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Saturday November 14, 2020
Oregon Employment Department Prepares for Hike in Unemployment Claims During Two-Week Freeze
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Employment Department announced today that it is preparing for an increase in unemployment claims following Governor Kate Brown’s statewide Two-Week Freeze. Oregonians whose employment is impacted by this effort to curb the exponential spread of COVID-19 will need to either file an initial claim or restart a stopped claim. 

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Saturday November 14, 2020
Oregon Cannabis Rules Advisory Committee meets November 20
November 13, 2020 What: A Zoom meeting for the Oregon Cannabis Rules Advisory Committee. Agenda: Welcome and introductions; Division 8, review proposed rule changes; review statement of need and fiscal impact. When: Friday, Nov. 20, 1-2 p.m. Where: Conference call line: 669-254-5252, meeting ID 160 229 2980. Background: The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program (OMMP) is adopting rules i ...
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Saturday November 14, 2020
Salem – As a temporary rule addressing COVID-19 in all workplaces is set to take effect Monday – with certain parts phased in later – Oregon OSHA encourages employers and workers to use the division’s resources to help understand and comply with the requirements. The following resources are now available online under “Documents,” with more on the way in the weeks to come: Exposure Risk Asses ...

Friday November 13, 2020
Oregon COVID cases spiral out of control
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon has reported 1,122 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, an increase from 988 cases on November 7. In the first week of November, Oregon had 5,177 new cases. That's approaching a 50% increase. There were 212 hospitalizations and weekly deaths of 42, record highs for Oregon last week. State health officials believe the virus is being spread faster because of more gather ...
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Friday November 13, 2020
Car Shot with bullets on Hwy 22E near Salem
Someone took their vengeance out by shooting a vehicle in Marion County. On November 7, 2020 at approximately 10:15 P.M., a man and woman were traveling westbound on Hwy 22E near mile post 28, west of Mill City. They heard a loud noise and the rear window of their Dodge Van broke. They did not stop due to the remote location and personal safety reasons. When they arrived home they noticed wh ...
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Friday November 13, 2020
The Major Crash Team (MCT) is currently responding to the 12200 block of East Burnside Street to assist in a traffic crash investigation involving a fatality. Traffic is closed in all directions at East Burnside Street and Southeast 122nd Avenue. No additional information is available at this time. The PIO is not responding to the scene. ...

Friday November 13, 2020
Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood company Vandalized
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday evening a few businesses were damaged in the 2700 block of Southeast Milwaukie Avenue. Police say they received reports the damage was done by demonstrators. When Police arrived and learned several demonstrators had applied graffiti to the building with spray paint as well as broke two of the businesses glass windows. No suspects have been arrested at this time ...
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Thursday November 12, 2020
Man with weapon arrested for domestic voilence.
Domestic Violence Suspect with Loaded Handgun Located and Arrested by Officers in Parkrose Neighborhood (Photo) On November 11, 2020, at approximately 9:30 A.M, a man with a weapon was arrested for domestic violence. Police say they attempted to talk with the man inside his car. However, he drove away fast and officers were unable to locate him right away. However, around 12:25 p.m., the vic ...
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Thursday November 12, 2020
Sewer sent into Fanno Creek in SW Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - The smell of leaking sewage prompted authorities to respond. It was discovered that Trillium Creek flowing into Fanno Creek in Southwest Portland was contaminated. The leak occurred near the 5000 block of SW Dosch Park Lane. The sewage release is ongoing. Crews are working to divert the sewage flow while repairs are being made. Warning signs have been posted in the area. A ...
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Sunday November 8, 2020
Oregon Gov. Brown rescinds executive order on policing Portland's post-election protests
PORTLAND, Ore. – Governor Kate Brown is rescinding her executive order that tasked the Oregon State Police and Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office with helping Portland Police handle protests in the city. Gov. Brown announced she was standing down the joint incident command on Sunday following “a day of largely peaceful demonstrations and celebrations” in Portland. The order was issued ahead o ...
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Sunday November 8, 2020
Yamhill County Hit and Run Investigation
Today, at about 11:00 a.m. Yamhill County Sheriff's Office Deputies were dispatched to a call of a deceased adult male in the ditch in Durham Road near Highway 18. The caller was a passerby. This location is approximately one mile west of the City of McMinnville. The initial investigation led law enforcement to believe that the male had been struck by a vehicle sometime the day prior (Saturday, No ...
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Sunday November 8, 2020
Record breaking 1,000 new covid-10 cases in Oregon
SALEM, Oregon - On Saturday, Oregon cases for covid-19 have jumped to nearly 1,000 including those classified as presumptive cases There were 988 new and presumptive cases in Oregon, including 13 new coronavirus-related deaths. 49,587 Oregonians have tested positive for coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic. In Oregon there have been 729 coronavirus-related deaths. ...
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Saturday November 7, 2020
Softball Coach Arrested for Child Luring
Beginning in May 2020, detectives with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Unit began investigating allegations that a former softball coach was involved in luring underage girls. Detectives learned 45-year-old Miguel Zepeda, of Sherwood, engaged in illegal text conversations with a teen girl. On November 6, 2020, detectives arrested Mr. Zepeda on a warrant for two counts of l ...
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Saturday November 7, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - The driver of a pickup truck was as killed after hitting building and a tree in the Cully neighborhood. The accident happened in the 6000 block of Northeast Columbia Boulevard. Medical crews also responded and discovered that a single occupant of the vehicle was deceased. No one else was injured. The Portland Police Traffic Division Major Crash Team is responding to invest ...

Friday November 6, 2020
Portland  City Hall door set on fire
On Thursday, November 5, 2020, at about 7:30 p.m., a group of about 60 people gathered at Arbor Lodge Park in North Portland. Police working with the unified command provided high visibility patrol presence in the area. At about 8:45 p.m., the group left the park and walked east and south, blocking streets as they went. Police provided announcements to the crowd over a loudspeaker and on social ...
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Thursday November 5, 2020
Large Horse Arena in Meadow Glade Destroyed by Fire
Fire crews were dispatched at 03:57 this morning to a report of a large horse arena on fire at 10025 NE 184th Street in the Meadow Glade neighborhood southwest of Battle Ground. Initial reports stated the structure was heavily involved in fire with propane tanks inside the structure randomly exploding. The first unit arrived at 04:06 to find a 120’ x 108’ (approximately 13,000 square feet) horse b ...
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Thursday November 5, 2020
On November 4, 2020, at 9:51 a.m., East Precinct Officers responded to a single vehicle accident in the 9400 block of Northeast Halsey St. Prior to the officer's arrival, the driver walked away but came back when police arrived. While officers were investigating the accident, the driver started to become agitated and wanted to leave. When officers attempted to detain the driver, the driver punched ...

Thursday November 5, 2020
Clackamas County residents should watch for landslides and flooding the rest of this week
WEATHER: Expected heavy rains may cause hillsides burned in the recent wildfires to fail Clackamas County residents in areas burned by the recent wildfires should be careful to watch for landslides and flooding in the next few days. The National Weather Service predicts heavy rains in the areas where the fires burned protective cover off many hillsides. “When heavy rains hit those hillsides, ...
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Thursday November 5, 2020
Friendship Fiesta Lunch Events Celebrate Kindness and Friendship at South Ridge Elementar
RIDGEFIELD, Washington – At South Ridge Elementary School, students in Karen Moses’ fourth-grade class meet for a special lunch once a month. “Friendship Fiesta” happens on the first Friday of each month during the school year--in remote learning mode. Even though the students are spread out all over Ridgefield, they have fun dressing up, sharing lunch over Zoom, and learning what it takes to be ...
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Thursday November 5, 2020
Small Businesses Damaged by Political Violence in Downtown Portland
PORTLAND, OR - Tonight, several small businesses, retailers, restaurants, and places of worship and service, had their windows broken in downtown Portland. In a very Portland moment, we are also hearing heartwarming accounts of people helping each other and our city's beloved small businesses put the boards back up on the windows and secure their spaces. It's important to note that many of the ...
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Thursday November 5, 2020
Unified Command press release on Nov. 4 unlawful assembly and riot
PORTLAND, Oregon - In the afternoon on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, two groups met in separate locations, then marched on streets through Portland. One group gathered in the North Park Blocks. Police deployed Demonstration Liaison Officers (DLO) to connect with people in the group. The group was not interested in having a conversation with those DLOs. At about 5:30 p.m., a few hundred people le ...
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