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Monday April 19, 2021
Oregon In Process Of Getting a new state song
Oregon’s official state song, "Oregon, My Oregon," was adopted through Legislative action in 1927. The song was written in 1920 by John A. Buchanan, a former Oregon State Representative and municipal judge from Astoria, and the music was composed by Henry B. Murtagh for a competition to identify a state song, sponsored by the Society of Oregon Composers.

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Monday April 19, 2021
Overflow sewage grease clogs sewer line at NE 160th near Burnside Street
PORTLAND, Oregon - City crews responded to a sewage overflow on NE 160th Avenue just north of Burnside Street to find a sewer line clogged by grease. They reported to the area around 2 p.m. and cleared the blockage around 6:30 p.m.

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Sunday April 18, 2021
Man killed by Portland Police officer in Lents Park identified
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Southeast Portland on Friday as 46-year-old Robert Douglas Delgado. The Oregon State Medical Examiner's office concluded that Delgado died of "a single gunshot wound." His family has been notified of his death. By Saturday evening, a memorial had already formed at Lents Park, where ...
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Sunday April 18, 2021
19-year-old Hugh Moyes dies in auto crash
On Friday, April 16, 2021 at approximately 10:30 P.M., Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to a vehicle collision on Hwy 95. Apparently, a Subaru Tribeca driven by 51-year-old Heidi Dunn of Spokane Valley, Washington, was northbound passing in a no passing zone and collided crashed into the boys southbound Toyota Tacoma. The young man, Hugh Moyes is from Battle Mounta ...
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Sunday April 18, 2021
21-year-old Josue Sanabria of Aloha Killed After Car Crashes Into Tree
On Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 11:49 p.m., Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a car crash in the 6600 block of SW River Road south of Hillsboro. When deputies arrived with emergency medical crews, they found a man who had been driving a 1990 Nissan 240SX and gone off the road about 20 feet and crashed into a tree. The driver, 21-year-old Josue Sanabria of Aloha, was the o ...
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Sunday April 18, 2021
Oregonians continue to defy national standars by refusing to wear health  masks
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregonians have a history of doing things their way. And often it's a good way, inventive, challenging, and progressive. Only time will tell if defying health standards and refusing to wear masks will earn Oregon as a rebel state, leader, or leading in new covid deaths. Many US states have removed or reduced COVID-19 restrictions. But it appears Oregon could defy the trend ...
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Saturday April 17, 2021
Portland cop Zachary Delong on administrative leave after shooting
PORTLAND, Oregon - The officer involved in a shooting on April 16, 2021, is Officer Zachary Delong, an 8-year veteran of the Police Bureau assigned to East Precinct. He is now paid on administrative leave per Bureau policy. Portland Police said they have completed the on-scene investigation at Lents Park at 4727 SE 92nd Avenue. The confrontation was intense enough that police officers around th ...
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Saturday April 17, 2021
Police declared Riot condition after windows smashed in Portland protests
PORTLAND, Oregon - Police in Portland, Oregon, said Saturday they arrested four people after declaring a riot Friday night when protesters smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set multiple fires during demonstrations that started after police fatally shot a man while responding to reports of a person with a gun. A series of cleanup events are planned across the state starting April 17. Anyone can sign up and register. T ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
Oregon gas stations don't have to display their prices on reader boards
PORTLAND, Oregon - Jill McMahon needed gas. Her car was running low on fuel, so the Tigard woman pulled off at the Woodburn exit. The Chevron station nearest Interstate 5 had a tanker blocking customers, so McMahon drove down the street to the ARCO AM/PM station. The ARCO gas station had a large, blue banner reading “OPEN 24 HOURS” covering its outdoor price display. “I specifically drove ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
Bill aims to bring Oregon's 'orphan highways' under local control
PORTLAND, Oregon - One of the most dangerous streets in the city of Portland is 82nd Avenue, a state-owned road. From 2007 to 2018, 16 people died on that road, according to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT). Just last weekend, a pedestrian was killed crossing Northeast 82nd Avenue near Wygant Street. There’s a bill going through the Oregon Legislature right now, House Bill 2744, ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
Oregon, Washington to stop administering Johnson & Johnson vaccine after 6 reports of rare blood clots
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and Washington State Department of Health on Tuesday asked vaccine providers across the state to immediately stop administering the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine following a recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The agencies are investigating rare and potentially ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
Oregon crews respond to multiple brush fires
PORTLAND, Oregon - Warmer weather plus dry, windy conditions have led to a troubling number of brush fires across Oregon, according to state officials. On Tuesday, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) reported that 70 fires had burned 402 acres on ODF land already this year. The agency said that's three times the average numbers of fires to date. Forty of those fires started from escaped bac ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
Portland Public Schools planning for full-time in-person learning in the fall
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland’s nearly 50,000 students can expect to be back to in-person learning in more than 70 school buildings come September. Portland Public Schools Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero made an announcement at Tuesday night’s virtual board meeting. "It’s our expectation that we will fully reopen for five days a week of in-person instruction this coming fall," said Guerrero ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
Oregon bill sets out to prohibit 'gay panic defense,' protect LGBTQ+ Oregonians
PORTLAND, Oregon - Senate Bill 704, aimed at providing clarity and justice in crimes committed against LGBTQ+ Oregonians by changing current laws that allow for a “gay panic defense,” has passed in the Oregon Senate. Under current Oregon law, it is possible to commit an act of murder in the second degree or claim self-defense because the act was committed due to an “extreme emotional disturbanc ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
41-year-old Edward T. Grant identified as victim in Old Town homicide
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland police identified the victim of a shooting Saturday, April 10, in Old Town, Northwest 2nd Avenue. The victim was identified as Edward T. Grant, 41, of Portland. He was found dead in an apartment on Northwest Second Avenue apartment at 1:15 p.m. The Medical Examiner reported that Grant died from a blunt force object. His family was notified of his death and prov ...
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Thursday April 15, 2021
Wildland Fire threatens homes and power infrastructure in Kelso
KELSO, Oregon - Cowlitz 2 Fire & Rescue responded to a reported “Field on Fire” in the area of Harris Street Road/ Corduroy Road just before 6 pm today. Initial 911 calls stated the fire was growing rapidly and was approximately 20x100 ft. A C2FR Battalion Chief arrived within 5 minutes to find a mid-slope brush fire with 5 ft high flames threatening multiple structures and immediately asked fo ...
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Wednesday April 14, 2021
19 year-old girl arrested after she set allegedly set a trashcan on fire
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, April 13, 2020, a group gathered in Kenton Park located at 8417 North Brandon Avenue at about 9:15 p.m. earlier in the day, a "direct action" event was announced on social media, discouraging streaming and "peace police." A similarly publicized incident the night before attracted an estimated 200 people and surrendered the peace of beautiful Portland into a familiar ...
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Wednesday April 14, 2021
PPB calls Monday's riot a 'planned, coordinated attack'
PORTLAND, Oregon - The aftermath of a deadly police shooting in Minnesota is being felt here in Portland. Portland police declared a riot on Monday night after groups broke windows and set fires at the Penumbra Kelly Building on East Burnside. Rioters were responding to the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was shot and killed by a police officer during a traffic stop earlier this week. T ...
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Tuesday April 13, 2021
FBI offers reward for suspected ecoterrorist seen in Oregon
PORTLAND, Oregon - For more than a decade, Josephine Sunshine Overaker has been wanted by the FBI for suspicion of arson, among other crimes, dating back to 1996 when she was a member of an eco-terrorism cell known as "The Family." Josephine Overaker, AKA Lisa Quintana, was allegedly a member of 'The Family', a domestic eco-terrorist cell. Members acted in the name of extremist groups, includi ...
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Tuesday April 13, 2021
29-year-old Adam Gilliam Charged with  Starting Wildfire Near Blue Ridge
Adam Gilliam was arrested on the charge of starting a wildfire in the Blue Ridge area. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Highway 87 near the Highway 260 junction last Friday for a report of a wildfire. Witnesses told deputies they were driving along the highway and saw the fire, stopped and attempted to extinguish the flames. During the process, a witness told a deputy a suspi ...
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Saturday May 1, 2021
Oregon, California are prioritizing wildfire prevention and recovery bills
California and Oregon lawmakers are considering significant wildfire prevention and relief packages after both states experienced devastating wildfire seasons last year. More than one million acres burned in each state last year, a figure twice Oregon’s annual amount over the past decade, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry. The rating agencies are incorporating the likelihood of ...
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Tuesday April 13, 2021
Riot declared in Portland following Daunte Wright vigil
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland Police Bureau officers declared a riot and used force to dispel protesters after marchers damaged an eastside cop shop on Monday evening, April 12. Several hundred demonstrators gathered at Laurelhurst Park for a vigil for Daunte Wright — a Black man killed by a police officer near Minneapolis two days ago in what authorities termed an "accidental" shooting — before ...
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Tuesday April 13, 2021
Black Bear Diner sites in Deschutes County fined more than $35,000 for willfully violating COVID-19 rules
SALEM, Oregon - OSHA has fined two Black Bear Diner sites – one in Bend and one in Redmond – more than $35,000 for violating standards designed to protect employees from the coronavirus disease. Both sites, under the same ownership, willfully continued to potentially expose workers to the virus, despite a public health order limiting the capacity of indoor dining to zero in an “extreme risk” count ...
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Tuesday April 13, 2021
Springfield restaurant fined $18,430 for COVID-19 violations, including willfully exposing workers
SALEM, Oregon - OSHA has fined Twisted River Saloon in Springfield $18,430 for violating three standards designed to protect employees from the coronavirus disease. In one of the violations, the employer willfully continued to potentially expose workers to the virus, despite a public health order limiting the capacity of indoor dining to zero in an “extreme risk” county. The citation resulted f ...
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