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Monday March 23, 2020 - Times viewed: 7706
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 - Times viewed: 7705
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 - Times viewed: 7708
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 apparently faced delays in accessing the online system Tuesday night because of the crush of filings. "Overnight, we did some maintenance for our online claim system," said Gail Krumenauer, interim communications director for the Oregon Employment Department. "And today [Wednesday] so far it is working much faster and more effectively for people who are trying to get through online. In addition, as of tomorrow, we will have another new contact center that's open. So we're increasing the number of people who are able to help those who are affected by this pandemic." Officials with the department say laid off workers shouldn't wait to file for unemployment, even if they only think their layoff is temporary, because no one really knows how long it will last. Some people have seen delays ...
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Thursday March 19, 2020 - Times viewed: 7947
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 - Times viewed: 7959
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 ...

Wednesday March 18, 2020 - Times viewed: 7938
PRESS RELEASE The measures implemented by Governor Brown to slow and stop the spread of coronavirus have significantly impacted the lives of the citizens of our county and state. Through the Oregon State Sheriff’s Association, Sheriff’s around the state have been coordinating and sharing information with regard to suggested practices and precautionary measures to protect the health and well be ...

Tuesday March 17, 2020 - Times viewed: 7806
A veterans home in Oregon has been hit hard with the novel coronavirus, with all 14 cases in Linn County being linked to the Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home in Lebanon, according to local reports. The Oregonian reported that 13 residents at the home — 12 veterans and one veteran’s spouse — have contracted the novel virus, while the 14th case is linked to an employee at the home. The cases bring the state’s total to 51, according to the newspaper. All of the residents at Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home will now be tested for the novel virus, according to The Oregonian. To date, the virus has killed at least one person in Oregon, a man in his 70s. ...
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Tuesday March 17, 2020 - Times viewed: 7938

Oregon has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, March 15. Nearly 600 people have tested negative for the virus, and another 182 tests are pending, according to the state’s health department. The state has seen one death from the coronavirus in Multnomah county. According to the Oregon Health Authority, the individual was a 70-year-old man who died on Saturday (March 14). Most of the cases detected so far (24) are in individuals ages 55 and up, according to the health authority. Only one case has been found so far in a person younger than 17. 

Ten of the state’s cases are linked to a residential nursing facility, the Lebanon Veteran’s Home in Lebanon, Oregon, a ...

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Tuesday March 17, 2020 - Times viewed: 7717

Oregon has confirmed 39 cases of COVID-19 as of Sunday, March 15. Nearly 600 people have tested negative for the virus, and another 182 tests are pending, according to the 

Tuesday March 17, 2020 - Times viewed: 7818
The FBI has launched the “Protected Voices” initiative to help 2020 political campaigns and American voters protect against online foreign influence operations and cyber security threats. The Protected Voices campaign includes information and guidance from the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. This FBI Portland Tech Tuesday repor ...

Monday March 16, 2020 - Times viewed: 8024
On Sunday, 3/15/2020 there was a collision in the 26200 block of NE 182nd Avenue, north of Battle Ground Lake State Park. Upon arrival, EMS personnel contacted and treated an injured motorcyclist, bicyclist, and a driver of an involved pickup Neal Karlsen who later died at the hospital. Based on statements of involved parties and scene evidence, deputies learned the following: Keith Kawazoe, ...

Saturday March 14, 2020 - Times viewed: 8041

City of Hillsboro facility closures:

The health and well-being of our community members, employees, businesses, and partners are our top priority. To slow the spread of coronavirus and protect our community members’ health, the City of Hillsboro is making thoughtful decisions to close these facilities beginning Sunday, March 15:

  • Brookwo ...

Friday March 13, 2020 - Times viewed: 8120
PORTLAND, Oregon — Six additional residents of Oregon Veterans' Home in Lebanon, where two people were diagnosed yesterday with COVID-19, have tested positive for COVID-19 and are presumptive positive cases, Oregon Heath Authority has announced. The affected individuals include one man between ages 55 and 74 and five men aged 75 years or older. While their illnesses are considered linked to the ...

Friday March 13, 2020 - Times viewed: 8213
PORTLAND, Oregon - After an investigation of more than two years, police said two men are now facing murder charges for the shooting of a Seattle man in northeast Portland. Officers responded to Northeast Dekum Street and Claremont Avenue near Woodlawn City Park at 12:18 a.m. April 14, 2015 after reports of gunshots and a person down in a parking lot. D'Andre Dickerson, 24, was found with mu ...

Wednesday March 11, 2020 - Times viewed: 8185
PORTLAND, Oregon - On March 10th, the East Metro Special Weapons and Tactical team served an early morning search warrant at a Fairview home known for drug activity and other crimes. Tactical officers surrounded the residence in the 900 Block of NE Pacific Drive and made verbal warnings over loud-hailing devices prior to entering. Fourteen people were located inside the home.

Five individuals were arrested. The following are their names and charges:

  1. Kenneth Baker (42 years old) – felony warrant arrest
  2. Megan Holliday (23 years old) – warrant arrest
  3. Heather Shropshire (37 years old) – warrant arrest
  4. Nathaniel Entriken (34 years old) – warrant arrest
  5. Zachary Bender (25 years old) – warrant arrest

Nine other people were later released from the scene.

Detectives are conducting an investigating at the location for crimes relating to narcotics and identity theft. Additional charges may be filed, depending on the results of the investigation. Attached are their mugshots and a photo of a SWAT vehicle in front of the home. Sheriff Mike Reese, Law Enforcement Chief Deputy Nicole Morrisey O’Donnell a ...

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Wednesday March 11, 2020 - Times viewed: 8198
PORTLAND, Oregon - Over the past several months, detectives from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office have been investigating a sex trafficking case involving multiple victims, including a 17-year-old girl.  Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit learned 21-year-old Devanne Branderhorst met the victim online and knew she was a minor.  Mr. Branderhorst then coordinated having the victim meet adu ...

Wednesday March 11, 2020 - Times viewed: 8169
TIGARD, Oregon - UPDATE: Tigard Police Detectives and Washington County’s Major Crimes Team continue investigating a suspicious death reported last Friday, March 6, 2020 by the staff of Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road. A man checked into the hotel earlier on March 6th and was not seen again until staff discovered him deceased in his room. The deceased man has be ...

Wednesday March 11, 2020 - Times viewed: 8209
SILVERTON, Oregon - Today a Marion County Grand Jury unanimously found that the police shooting of William Kyle Bluestone on February 14th, 2020, was a lawful use of deadly force. At approximately 12:49 pm, on that day, Margarita Bluestone reported to Silverton Police that she had been assaulted by her husband, William Bluestone, at her apartment in Silverton earlier that morning. She further ...

Monday March 9, 2020 - Times viewed: 8215
PORTLAND, Oregon - A gun is being analyzed after it was seized from a stolen car Friday night. Officers with the Gun Violence Reduction Team (GVRT) were conducting focused patrol in the area of Southeast 82nd Avenue and Southeast Foster Road, which is in an area where there has been recent gun violence activity. An officer looked up the license plate of a car, a silver Nissan Rogue, and it c ...

Monday March 9, 2020 - Times viewed: 8315
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority announced seven new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 Sunday morning, March 8, 2020, doubling the number of known cases in Oregon. Gov. Kate Brown said she is declaring a state of emergency to bring additional resources to the state's response. Brown authorized the state of emergency by verbal proclamation Saturday night around 8:14 p.m. and confirmed it in an executive order Sunday morning. “I’ve consulted with Oregon Health Authority and I am declaring a state of emergency to make sure we are able to swiftly deploy the personnel and resources necessary to address coronavirus in Oregon,” Brown announced at a press conference Sunday.

Brown said the declaration would give Oregon Health Authority and the Office of Emergency Management “all the resources at our state’s disposal to stem the spread of this disease.”

The state of emergency will remain in effect for 60 days but can be extended as needed until the outbreak is contained, Brown said.

Effectively, officials said the declaration will allow the health a ...

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Monday March 9, 2020 - Times viewed: 8251
PORTLAND, Oregon - 40-year-old Christopher L. James was arrested with a hatchet after robbing a doughnut shop in Downtown Portland. Early morning Saturday, Portland police were called to a reported disturbance involving an axe at a doughnut shop on Southwest 3rd Avenue. As officers were responding, they got updated information that the suspect was leaving on foot. Officers began looking for the suspect and located him about a block away eating a doughnut and holding a pink box from the doughnut shop. He ran away but was captured and arrested after about 2 blocks. No one was injured. A hatchet was recovered from the doughnut shop. Robbery detectives responded and interviewed the suspect. (photo), was booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center on a charge of Robbery in the First Degree. ...
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Monday March 9, 2020 - Times viewed: 8233
The Tigard Police Department is actively investigating a suspicious death at the Embassy Suites Hotel, located at 9000 SW Washington Square Road, in Tigard. On Friday March 6th, 2020, hotel staff alerted Tigard Police after a guest was found deceased in their room. Investigators ask that anyone who may have seen or heard anything out of the ordinary on Friday afternoon contact the Tigard Police D ...

Thursday March 5, 2020 - Times viewed: 8335
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday just after 4:00 pm, emergency crews found an SUV that had apparently been driven into the Willamette River at the Wheatland Ferry, just north of Keizer. Prior to emergency crews arriving on scene, the vehicle was completely submerged in the water. Witnesses at the scene reported only seeing one person in the vehicle when it entered the river. At this time the vehi ...

Thursday March 5, 2020 - Times viewed: 8350
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police were called to a report of a man shot near Southeast 136th Avenue and Southeast Powell Boulevard. Officers arrived and located a male adult with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the buttocks. He was transported by medical to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. Officers located evidence of gunfire about one block North of the intersection o ...

Thursday March 5, 2020 - Times viewed: 8361
PORTLAND, Oregon - On February 19th, 2020, members of the Portland Police Bureau were made aware of a vandalism to at Southeast 38th Avenue and Southeast Schiller Street. During the vandalism, a suspect driving a white pick-up truck drove through freshly poured concrete, causing an estimated $30,000 in damage. The Central Precinct officer assigned to the case conducted follow up and gathered video evidence of the incident. The video footage can be found here: https://youtu.be/roNY02qGnD0 The officer developed a suspect in the case and on March 3rd, arrested 28 year-old Richard Reed (PHOTO). Reed was transported to the Multnomah County Detention Center on charges of Criminal Mischief 1 (2 counts) and Reckless Driving. "This in an egregious case of public property damage and I want to thank Central Precinct Officer Peter Braun for his efforts in identifying and capturing the individual responsible," said Assistant Chief Mike Frome. ...
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Monday March 2, 2020 - Times viewed: 8486
The Oregon State Marine Board will be holding a public hearing on March 9, 2020, to gather public comments on proposed rules to boat operation zones in the Newberg Pool on the Willamette River between river miles 30 and 50. The hearing will be held at the Marine Board office, 435 Commercial Street NE, Suite 400, in Salem. Oral testimony will be accepted in person between 9 am and 4 pm to accommoda ...

Sunday March 1, 2020 - Times viewed: 8471
PORTLAND, Oregon - At 1:50 a.m., Multnomah County Sheriff’s patrol deputies responded to a shooting in the 3500 Block of NE 214th Avenue in Fairview. Upon arrival, deputies found evidence of gunfire and established a crime scene. Deputies learned two people, an adult female and an adult male, were transported to a local hospital in private vehicles with gunshot wounds. Both victims suffered non-li ...

Sunday March 1, 2020 - Times viewed: 8257

PORTLAND, Oregon - The second individual to have a test for COVID-19, with results pending yesterday, has come back negative, the Oregon Health Authority is reporting.

This negative result is a separate and unrelated to the state’s first, presumptive case of the virus yesterday, which was reported based on a test performed by the Oregon State Public Health Laboratory.

OHA contin ...


Friday February 28, 2020 - Times viewed: 8470
On February 27th, 2020, at approximately 11:22 am a boater reported finding a partially decomposed body in the Willamette River near the Buena Vista Ferry. Deputies from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene to investigate along with emergency personnel from the Jefferson Fire District. Marine Patrol and Search and Rescue Deputies were able to coordinate the recovery of the deceased by boat. At this time it is unknown how long the deceased, an unidentified male, has been at the location. Investigators are working to attempt to determine the identity of the deceased; an autopsy is scheduled for 10:30 am on February 28th at the State Medical Examiner’s Office. Investigators are asking anyone who may have information about missing persons believed to have been in the area to contact Detective Bob Evarts at 503-588-8507. ...
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Friday February 28, 2020 - Times viewed: 8507
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s Siskiyou Project Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting Thursday, March 5, 2020 in Salem from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On the agenda are: Operating principles and overview of committee processes. Background on the Siskiyou project and status of ongoing work. Review of steps and timeline looking ahead to July 22 Board of Forestry meeting. The public is invited to ...


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