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Saturday October 24, 2020
Missing child alert -- Missing Babt  Boy Dennis Johnson believed to be at risk
SALEM, Oregon – Dennis Johnson, an infant born Nov. 14, 2019, went missing with his parents Kayla Burk and Joseph Johnson from Portland, Ore. on Oct. 20, 2020. The Oregon Department of Human Services (ODHS) believes that Dennis may be at risk and is searching for him to assess his safety.

ODHS asks the public to help in the effort to find Dennis Johnson. Anyone who suspects they have inf ...

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Saturday October 24, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - On October 24, 2020, at approximately 1:03 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 600 block of Southeast 162nd Avenue on reports of shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found evidence of gunfire to include a subject who had been shot inside a crashed motor vehicle. Officers learned an altercation between two subjects occurred, leading them to shoot each other. After th ...

Friday October 23, 2020
Wrong Way Driver Crashes, Other Driver Dies
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday close to 4 PM, police received a report of a head-on, two vehicle crash on Interstate 84 eastbound under the Interstate 205 freeway ramps Near the Halsey / Gateway Exit. The ramp was and freeway was closed while Portland Fire and Rescue personnel attempted life-saving efforts for one driver. However the driver the driver died at the scene. Apparently, one vehicle ...
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Friday October 23, 2020
Oregon Cannabis Commission Health Equity Subcommittee meets November 10

What: A public meeting of the Health Equity Subcommittee of the Oregon Cannabis Commission.

Agenda: TBD.

When: Nov. 10, 2-3:30 p.m.

Where: By Zoom conference call at 669-254-5252, meeting ID 160 096 5260.

Background: The Oregon Cannabis Commission w ...

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Friday October 23, 2020
The Major Crash Team responded to a traffic crash on southbound I-5 just north of Rosa Parks Way. A motorist involved in the traffic crash has died. The Rosa Parks Way off ramp from southbound I-5 is closed. No additional information is available at this time. The PIO is not responding to the scene. An updated news release or social media post will be pushed out as investigators learn more. ...

Thursday October 22, 2020
Forest Service looking to hire 1,000 people for jobs in Oregon and Washington
The U.S. Forest Service is hiring over 1,000 temporary spring and summer jobs in Oregon and Washington, the federal agency announced this week. Applications will be accepted from Oct. 30 to Nov. 9, with positions in fields including fire, recreation, timber, engineering, visitor services and archaeology. The majority of jobs pay $12 to $19 per hour, require 40 hours per week and include heal ...
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Thursday October 22, 2020
Teen Girl Mya Miranda missing and believed to be in danger

(Salem, Ore.) – Mya Miranda, age 16, is a foster child who went missing from Boardman, Ore. on Oct. 17, 2020. She is believed to be in danger.

The Oregon Department of Human Services, Child Welfare Division, asks the public to help in the effort to find her and to contact 911 or local law enforcement if they believe they see her. She is suspected to be traveling to Milton-Freewater, Ore ...

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Thursday October 22, 2020
Man in Custody Escapes From Custody
SALEM, Oregon - Deputies are asking for the public’s help in locating an Adult in Custody, AIC, who walked away from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Transition Center. Arlo Daniel Silbernagel, 34, walked away from the facility around 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 21st, 2020. Silbernagel was in custody for a Parole Violation. Silbernagel is a white adult male with blue eyes and brown hair. He ...
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Thursday October 22, 2020
On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, the Oregon City Commissioners made public a report from Watson Law, Lori Watson, Esq. reviewing the Commission’s request for an investigation of Mayor Dan Holladay’s potential violation of Executive Order No. 20-12 “Stay Home, Save Lives.” Find the report and summary of the report at the bottom of this page ...

Thursday October 22, 2020
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Wednesday at approximately 9 PM, Portland police make a traffic stop on a motorcycle and a car that had been closely trailing the motorcycle in the 9000 block of NE Fremont Street. As both motorcycle and car came to a stop, the operator of the motorcycle ran into a nearby residence. Soon after entering the residence, the operator of the motorcycle came out of the house and ap ...

Wednesday October 21, 2020
New evidence for geologically recent earthquakes near Portland, Oregon metro area
A paleoseismic trench dug across the Gales Creek fault, located about 35 kilometers (roughly 22 miles) west of Portland, Oregon, documents evidence for three surface-rupturing earthquakes that took place about 8,800, 4,200 and 1,000 years ago. The findings, published in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, suggest that earthquakes occur about every 4,000 years on the fault. If ...
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Wednesday October 21, 2020
Former Portland Police Officer indicted By A Multnomah County Grand Jury
PORTLAND, Oregon - A former Portland Police officer has been indicted by a Multnomah County Grand Jury Scott Groshong now was charged with a misdemeanor accusing him of driving into a vandalism suspect who was apparently running from a local store. Mr. Groshong retired from the Portland police department in August 2020, after 27 years with the Portland Police Bureau. On June 25, 2020, ...
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Wednesday October 21, 2020
Call of Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Recovery of Two Handguns, Heroin, and Methamphetamine
t approximately 1:03 p.m., on October 19, 2020, East Precinct officers responded to the 3500 block of Southeast 88th Avenue on reports of a suspicious vehicle. A caller reported they had witnessed the occupant of the vehicle make several exchanges with pedestrians, believing these exchanges were drugs. When officers arrived on scene, they located the suspicious vehicle and watched as a subject wal ...
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Wednesday October 21, 2020
On October 20th at approximately 17:00 Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a 911 call of an assault with a knife between two male roommates at 7003 NE 31st Ave. Upon arrival deputies located a stabbing victim and provided first aid. The victim was then transported to Peace Health Southwest Medical Center and taken into surgery. The suspect was also located at the residence and t ...

Wednesday October 21, 2020
Christmas at The Grotto 2020

2020 Christmas Celebration

The Grotto’s Christmas celebration will be different this year.

We will not host our usual evening lighting event (The Christmas Festival of Lights) due to Covid-19 and our concern for the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, staff and neighbors.

However, we invite everyone to join us for Christmas at The Grotto ...

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Tuesday October 20, 2020
Two Die From Traffic Crash Near Troutdale
On October 18, 2020 at approximately 4:06pm deputies from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) responded to reports of a two-vehicle crash in the 1300 block of East Historic Columbia River Highway. Sunday afternoon a Lexus and Motorhome crash on Historic Columbia River Highway. When deputies arrived they discovered the 1992 Lexus S40 sedan blocking the highway after being involved in a ...
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Monday October 19, 2020
US Officers in Portland empty Tear Gas into crowd of protesters
PORTLAND, Oregon - Federal police and protesters continued the long demonstrations in Portland outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement building. For a few hours late Saturday officers eventually used tear gas and detained several people in an attempt to control determined demonstrators. The crowd assembled near Willamette Park and walked about a mile to the ICE building, arriving at abo ...
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Monday October 19, 2020
CENTRAL POINT, Oregon - It was exactly one year ago today that a small American creamery from Oregon made national and international news. On October 18, 2019, Rogue Creamery from Central Point, Oregon, earned the title of “best cheese in the world” for their Rogue River Blue Cheese at the World Cheese Awards in Bergamo, Italy. It was the first time in the history of the competition that an Ame ...
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Sunday October 18, 2020
HOOD RIVER, Oregon - On Friday at about 8:00 P.M., a Hood River County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant attempted to stop a Suzuki motorcycle driver for a traffic violation. The officer lost the motorcycle driver as the driver quickly pulled way and turned northbound onto Toll Bridge Road. About a minute later, the sergeant discovered motorcycle crashed on Toll Bridge Rd. south of the intersection o ...

Sunday October 18, 2020
Drive-by Shooting in Cully Neighborhood (update)
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday afternoon, there was an apparent gang shooting at a market in Portland's Cully Neighborhood. Upon investigation at Northeast Killingsworth Street and Northeast Cully Boulevard, Portland police could not find no suspects. Three male victims were the apparent targets of the shooting. They ran off after shots were fired and did not contact police. Assault detectives ...
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Sunday October 18, 2020
Woman shot in Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
PORTLAND, Oregon - A woman is recovering from a gunshot wound after a shooting in the Centennial Neighborhood. On Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 12:29p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at an apartment complex in the 2500 block of Southeast 167th Avenue. When officers arrived the located one victim, an adult female, with a gunshot wound to the arm. Officers app ...
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Saturday October 17, 2020
Portland, Oregon, and Oakland, California sue over federal law enforcement presence for protests
Portland sued the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security over the use of federal agents and officers in their cities during unrest and protests. A 50-page lawsuit accused both departments of "unilaterally, unlawfully, and unconstitutionally" instituting a "law and order" policy and deploying federal agents to cities. Throughout the summer in Portland, federal agents from t ...
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Saturday October 17, 2020
Oregon has 418 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19
SALEM, Oregon - The Oregon Health Authority reported 418 new confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases and six additional deaths. At the current rate of transmission, Oregon Health Authority officials project that new infections will increase “substantially” to 570 new reported cases a day and 40 hospitalizations. In addition, Gov. Kate Brown announced Friday that Lane County has been added ...
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Saturday October 17, 2020
Salem, Ore. -- After an in-depth recruitment and screening process, the City of Salem has invited two candidates to interview for the planned Police Chief vacancy for retiring Chief Jerry Moore. The two finalists, Malik Aziz and Trevor Womack will be in Salem on October 30, 2020. The City of Salem will host a virtual community forum as part of the interview process, including an opportunity ...

Saturday October 17, 2020
Shooting Investigation Underway in Cully Neighborhood, One Individual Injured
Very this morning at about 12:40 a.m., Portland police were sent to a nightclub in the 5200 block of Northeast Columbia Boulevard on reports of a shooting. The witness who called police said that their car had been shot while attending a gathering at the location. Officers arrived on scene and found evidence of gunfire, including shell casings. As officers collected evidence outside the locatio ...
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Friday October 16, 2020
Portland Demonstrators Block Traffic, Light Fires
PORTLAND, Oregon - Last night outside the Justice Center in Downtown Portland, a group of demonstrators of about 100 people began standing in the street on Southwest 2nd Avenue between Southwest Madison and Southwest Main Street. Some demonstrators sprayed paint onto the Central Precinct as well as dumping garbage near the entryways and exits to the sally port garage doors. Someone then set a f ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Man Convicted in Portland Train Attacks Must Pay Victims
PORTLAND, Oregon - A judge on Wednesday ordered a man convicted of fatally stabbing two men who confronted him during a racist rant on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train to pay $12,046 for expenses incurred by some of his victims. The judge ordered Jeremy Christian to pay the money in connection with the 2017 attacks. The payments include: $2,439 for Demetria Hester, who Christian injured by ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Arsonist faces more than 100 years in jail for starting massive Oregon fire that killed two and destroyed homes
AN accused arsonist is facing more than 100 years of jail time after allegedly setting alight a catastrophic fire that killed several people and destroyed thousands of homes in Oregon. Michael Jarrod Bakkela, 41, has been arrested on two counts of arson, 16 counts of criminal mischief, and 14 counts of reckless endangerment. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges. If convicted, he faces a max ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Oregon governor appoints former ODOT chief to lead wildfire recovery efforts
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed Matthew Garrett wildfire recovery director, and he will advise her on issues related to the 2020 wildfire season. Garrett will develop a strategic recovery plan designed to consider the needs of all impacted Oregon communities, and lead the development of a 2021 budget and policy request that represents the recovery needs of Oregon communities in collaborati ...
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Thursday October 15, 2020
Seaside Secrets and Surprise Layers: Oregon Coast (Part 2)
(Seaside, Oregon) – Part one of this detailed tour of Seaside dug into some of the more obvious attractions and details. Part two wanders the lesser known aspects of the nearly 150-year-old destination. It’s no secret that Seaside is likely one of the most crowded towns on the Oregon coast during peak seasons, so finding an empty spot is a bit of an art. But they exist – and they host loads of ...
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