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1 Man Arrested for Grabbing 15 Year Old Girl In Park
Wednesday February 10, 2016, 6:48 AM
Man Arrested for Grabbing 15 Year Old Girl In Park
BEAVERTON, Oregon - On Saturday, at approximately 12:30 p.m. a witness at Powerline Park near SW Davis Road and SW 160th Avenue reported to police that a young female on the trail had been grabbed from behind, trying to take her to the ground. The witness yelled at the suspect to stop and get on the ground. The witness held the suspect until police arrived.

The suspect was identified as Dakota

2 Woman wanted for possession of stolen credit cards
Wednesday February 10, 2016, 6:43 AM
Woman wanted for possession of stolen credit cards
SALEM, Oregon - Deputies are asking for the public's help in finding Leah Carlson, age 24, of Salem. Ms. Carlson is accused of using a stolen credit card to purchase $360 worth of items at a Salem Walmart on January 8th. The credit card was taken from a wallet that was left inside of a vehicle stolen from the Salem area the same day the card was used.

Ms. Carlson has a felony warrant for her a

3 False call sent to Forest Grove Police
Wednesday February 10, 2016, 6:36 AM
FOREST GROVE, Oregon - At approximately 6:10 pm this date, officers with the Forest Grove Police Department along with deputies from the Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a report that a woman had been shot in the 3300 block of Main Street. Information received in the call included that the suspect had barricaded himself in a room with the victim. Police units arrived at the address

4 Pilot Butte Canal Historic District Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Tuesday February 9, 2016, 10:37 AM
Pilot Butte Canal Historic District Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
DESCHUTES COUNTY - A segment of the Pilot Butte Canal between Cooley Road and Yeoman Road in Bend and unincorporated Deschutes County is Oregon's latest entry in the National Register of Historic Places.

The construction of the Pilot Butte Canal was a result of the vision of east-coast real-estate investor Alexander McClurg Drake. Drake sought to irrigate the lands surrounding the Deschutes Ri

5 Car Prowler Arrested in Northwest Portland's Pearl District
Tuesday February 9, 2016, 10:34 AM
Car Prowler Arrested in Northwest Portland's Pearl District
PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning at 4:06 a.m., police were sent to the REI parking garage, located at 1405 Northwest Johnson Street on the report that two suspects, one wearing a black mask and the other tying a bandana over his face, were seen walking into the parking garage.

Police arrived in the area and established containment around the building before beginning to search for the two suspe

6 Highway 20 Crash Takes Life of Ogden Utah Man - Deschutes County (Photo)
Tuesday February 9, 2016, 7:11 AM
Highway 20 Crash Takes Life of Ogden Utah Man - Deschutes County (Photo)
On February 8, 2016 at about 7:52 a.m., OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle roll-over crash on Highway 20 at milepost 55 (near Brothers).

Preliminary information reveals a 2001 Ford Windstar van was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 when the vehicle veered off the roadway and rolled over. Upon emergency crews arriving on scene they discovered the dr

7 Nominations for 2016 Outstanding Oregon Woman Veteran of the Year
Tuesday February 9, 2016, 7:11 AM
The Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs (ODVA) is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Outstanding Oregon Woman Veteran of the Year Award.

This distinct award recognizes three woman veterans who exemplify service as a veteran and as an outstanding member of the Oregon community. Selection criteria focus is on the nominee's achievements in support of veterans, her commitment to women veter

8 Auto-Ped Fatality in Tigard
Tuesday February 9, 2016, 7:11 AM
The woman who died in today's auto-pedestrian crash is identified as Vicky Stroh of Lake Oswego. Traffic investigators determined that Stroh was attempting to cross Hwy 217 without heed to the pedestrian crosswalk signal. No citations have been issued at this time. The investigation remains active.

Tigard Police were called to the intersection of NB Hwy217 at I-5 SB at approximately 5:30 a

9 Murdered Seaside officer Jason Goodding Funeral Feb. 12
Monday February 8, 2016, 7:20 PM
Murdered Seaside officer Jason Goodding Funeral Feb. 12
SEASIDE, Oregon - Jason Goodding, the Seaside Police officer who was shot and killed last weekend while serving a warrant, will be remembered at his funeral this Friday, Feb. 12.

Godding was shot during a warrant arrest and died Saturday morning at Seaside Providence Hospital after an scuffle with a man outside the Pig ’N Pancake in downtown on Broadway Friday night.

Goodding, a 13-year vete

10 Body Found May Be Missing Man Near The Hawthorn Bridge
Monday February 8, 2016, 5:44 PM
Body Found May Be Missing  Man Near The Hawthorn Bridge
UPDATE: MCSO River patrol units arrived in the area and recovered the body of a deceased adult near one of the wing dikes just downriver from Cathedral Park. The body was transported to the Cathedral Park boat ramp. MCSO detectives and the Medical Examiner were notified. The body will be turned over to the Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office.


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11 Victim of Friday's Shooting Death Identified as 22-year-old Portland Resident
Monday February 8, 2016, 3:22 PM
Victim of Friday's Shooting Death Identified as 22-year-old Portland Resident
Gresham, Ore. -- The man killed in the Friday's shooting near the intersection of SE 174th Ave. and SE Stark St. has been identified as Ravell Deshawn Sterling, 22, of Portland.

Detectives with the East County Major Crimes Team continue to investigate the reasons why Sterling was shot and what connection, if any, he had with the three suspects.

Anyone who has information about this inciden

12 Tigard Man Accused Of Assaulting Uber Driver
Monday February 8, 2016, 6:50 AM
Tigard Man Accused Of Assaulting Uber Driver
On Saturday, February 6, at approximately 11:20 p.m. Tigard Police was notified that a suspect had allegedly stolen a vehicle from the parking lot of a 7-Eleven located 12045 SW Hall Blvd. in Tigard.

A Tigard police officer arrived within minutes and spoke with the owner of the stolen vehicle who told police he was an Uber driver and had an intoxicated passenger in his vehicle. The victim advis

13 Fatality Collision Investigation In Camas
Monday February 8, 2016, 6:46 AM
CAMAS - At about 9:40pm on Sunday, Camas Police and Fire units were dispatched to a single motorcycle collision in the 4700 block of NW Lake Road. The motorcycle involved was traveling westbound on NW Lake Road when it veered to the left for unknown reasons and impacted a cement curb. The collision caused the helmeted rider to be thrown from the motorcycle. There were no additional passengers and

14 Driver Crashes into Aloha Apartment Building
Sunday February 7, 2016, 2:07 PM
Driver Crashes into Aloha Apartment Building
ALOHA, Oregon - This afternoon, a vehicle collided into a building causing significant damage.

At 10:14 a.m., Washington County Sheriff's Deputies were called to 17970 SW Blanton Street in the community of Aloha concerning a vehicle that crashed into an apartment building.

Sheriff's Deputies arrived and found Baylee Torgerson, 16, from Aloha, had been driving a 2004 Honda Pilot with her fa

15 House Fire In Lebanon
Sunday February 7, 2016, 10:18 AM
House Fire In Lebanon
LEBANON, Oregon - At just before 3 AM this morning The Lebanon Fire District arrived at the Foxfield Mobile Home Park on Vaughan Lane. During the fire call response, crews saw a glow from the intersection of Crowfoot and South Main Road, about half a mile away from the incident. Upon arrival firefighters made an aggressive attack on the fire, battling the largest bulk of the flames coming from t

16 Salem Police Investigating a Homicide in Southeast Salem
Sunday February 7, 2016, 10:14 AM
SALEM, Oregon - On Saturday police arrived on call to the 1700 block of Warbler Ct SE at approximately 2:16 pm on a report of a disturbance. When officers arrived they found 45-year old Maria Roldan-DeManzur deceased in the residence. Officers were able to immediately detain 21-year old Jose Manzur-Roldan for questioning in the case, and he has since been arrested on charges of Murder and has been

17 Man Arrested with a Stolen Handgun During Bar Check in SE Portland
Sunday February 7, 2016, 10:12 AM
Man Arrested with a Stolen Handgun During Bar Check in SE Portland
PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning at 12:27 a.m., police conducted a walk-through at the Shamrock Bar, located at 4919 Southeast 82nd Avenue, after reports of an earlier fight where a subject may have had a gun.

Officers noticed a man acting very nervous in the bar so they contacted him and found a loaded handgun in his pants pocket.

The man, 33-year-old Rontonio Augustus, was arrested and bo

18 28-Year-Old Woman With Children In Car Arrested After Leading Police on Traffic Pursuit
Saturday February 6, 2016, 9:10 PM
28-Year-Old Woman With Children In Car Arrested After Leading Police on Traffic Pursuit
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Saturday February 6, 2016, at 12:24 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the area of Northeast 70th Avenue and Sandy Boulevard on the report of a reckless driver in a white SUV.

As officers were responding to the area, numerous calls were made to 9-1-1 by witnesses to the reckless driving in the area, heading northwest into North Precinct. Officers received informati

19 Arrest of a federal fugitive in rural Josephine County
Saturday February 6, 2016, 9:39 AM
The following is being released on behalf of the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement Team:

A multi-agency investigation resulted in the arrest of a federal fugitive and the execution of a search warrant in rural Josephine County late Thursday. Seized during the investigation were methamphetamine, US currency, marijuana, heroin, firearms, a significant explosive device and other items of evidentiary va

20 Officer involved shooting in Seaside
Saturday February 6, 2016, 9:37 AM
On February 5, 2016 at approximately 9:20 pm a Seaside police officer was shot and transported to a local Clatsop County hospital. A Suspect was also shot and transported to a local hospital.

The Oregon State Police, Clatsop County District Attorney's office and the Clatsop County Major Crime Team are conducting the investigation of the officer involved shooting. We will not confirm the condit

21 Oregon Legislature looks to close ‘Charleston loophole’
Friday February 5, 2016, 7:19 PM
Oregon Legislature looks to close ‘Charleston loophole’
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed the background check law into effect in May. (Photo: Everytown)

Oregon’s legislature is considering a bill to close up a loophole many say aided the suspect involved in South Carolina’s racially charged church shooting last year.

The loophole – which allows a gun sale to go forward if a criminal background check hasn’t been completed in three days – is now refer

22 Minimum Wage Plan Moving Forward In Oregon Legislature
Friday February 5, 2016, 7:17 PM
Minimum Wage Plan Moving Forward In Oregon Legislature
A plan to hike Oregon's minimum wage is moving forward in the Oregon Legislature. A measure cleared a committee Friday and is headed for a vote on the Senate floor. The proposal would increase Oregon's minimum wage to as high as $14.75 per hour over the next six years. The exact amount depends on where you live. The bill sets up three different minimum wages: One for the Portland metro area, a lo

23 Mother Arraigned on Boyfriend's Sexual Activity with Her Child
Friday February 5, 2016, 7:15 PM
Mother Arraigned on Boyfriend's Sexual Activity with Her Child
On Friday February 5, 2016, 42-year-old Janet Lynn Porter was arraigned in Multnomah County Court on six counts of Criminal Mistreatment in the First Degree, a felony, after her indictment by a Multnomah County Grand Jury.

Porter was arraigned out of custody and was not booked into jail on the charges.

The indictment stems from an October 2015 investigation that started when her boyfriend,

24 20-Year-Old Clatskanie Man in Custody on Sexual Abuse charges
Friday February 5, 2016, 7:14 PM
Columbia County Sheriff's Deputies today arrested a 20-year-old Clatskanie man on multiple sexual abuse and other charges stemming from a lengthy, two-year investigation involving multiple agencies.

A Columbia County grand jury indicted Jerrus Storm Lumijarvi yesterday, and he agreed to turn himself in to deputies this afternoon. He was lodged on the following charges:

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25 Police Ask Help Locating Missing 40-Year-Old Woman
Friday February 5, 2016, 2:26 PM
Police Ask Help Locating Missing 40-Year-Old Woman
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Police Bureau's Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public's help to locate a missing 40-year-old woman, last seen in September 2015.

40-year-old Jennifer Lee Brown is described as a white female, 5'9" tall, 150 pounds, with blonde or brown hair.

Brown was last seen in mid-September 2015 visiting the home of a friend in the area of Southeast 16th Avenue a

26 Serious Hit & Run Accident In Salem
Friday February 5, 2016, 2:23 PM
Serious Hit & Run Accident In Salem
SALEM, Oregon - Just after 10:00PM Thursday, the Salem Police Department responded to a serious hit and run accident at Portland Rd NE and Hyacinth St. According to witnesses, a black 2007 Chrysler 300 was southbound on Portland Rd. when a silver 2000 BMW northbound on Portland Rd. turned left into the path of the Chrysler, causing a t-bone accident.

The driver of the Chrysler, 31 yr old Valeri

27 Celebrate Legacy Good Samaritan's 140th Anniversary by Sharing your Story
Friday February 5, 2016, 2:21 PM
Celebrate Legacy Good Samaritan's 140th Anniversary by Sharing your Story
As part of Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center's 140th anniversary of serving the Portland-metropolitan region and beyond the hospital is seeking stories from current and former Legacy Good Samaritan patients, physicians, staff and volunteers.

The contest concludes on Monday, February 29. The public will select three winners in two different categories: Patient or Staff/Volunteer. First place

28 FBI Phone Scam Warning
Friday February 5, 2016, 2:18 PM
FBI Phone Scam Warning
PORTLAND, Oregon The FBI is warning Oregonians to be on alert for a phone scam that spoofs the FBI's telephone number on the victim's caller ID. In at least a couple of recent incidents, a caller has claimed that the targeted person has an unpaid ticket or otherwise owes money. The caller claims the person will be arrested if a fine is not paid. >

The originating telephone number used by the

29 Great Electrifying Event lights up Bonneville Lock and Dam
Friday February 5, 2016, 8:34 AM
Great Electrifying Event lights up Bonneville Lock and Dam
PORTLAND, Ore. - Are you looking for a way to spend time with the family? Have fun? Learn something? Save money?

Do all of those things at Bonneville Lock and Dam's annual Great Electrifying Event.

"We have this engineering marvel right in our back yard," said Bonneville Dam Park Ranger Robin Norris. "This is an opportunity to get up close to a generator and see how we make electricity usi

30 Driver of Toyota Crashes Head-On Into TriMet Bus Being Driven on Mt. Scott Boulevard
Friday February 5, 2016, 8:32 AM
Driver of Toyota Crashes Head-On Into TriMet Bus Being Driven on Mt. Scott Boulevard
The driver of the Toyota has died at a Portland hospital.

The Traffic Division's Major Crash Team is continuing their investigation into the crash.

The Portland Police Bureau is committed to working with our partners in government and the community to create safer streets and work towards reducing, and eventually eliminating, traffic fatalities as part of Vision Zero.

To learn more abo

31 16 Charged In Malheur Takeover
Thursday February 4, 2016, 10:45 AM
16 Charged In Malheur Takeover
PORTLAND, Oregon – Ammon Bundy and 15 others were indicted in court on charges of conspiracy to impede federal officers through intimidation, threats or force. The indictment is related to the armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge.

A federal grand jury returned the indictments Wednesday, and they were unsealed this morning.

Brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy were charged. They led the armed

32 Cylvia Hayes: Still under investigation, shares her story
Thursday February 4, 2016, 10:32 AM
Cylvia Hayes: Still under investigation, shares her story
Cylvia Hayes is gun shy about talking to the media.

The only time Hayes has spoken publicly about the scandal surrounding her actions as Oregon's first lady - the scandal that contributed to the resignation of her fiancé Gov John Kitzhaber - was at that tearful news conference in October, 2014 where she admitted to entering into a green card marriage in her past. She's ready to talk now. KATU's

33 Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters and Visitor Services Moving
Thursday February 4, 2016, 10:18 AM
Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters and Visitor Services Moving
Gifford Pinchot National Forest headquarters will be moving this spring to the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site campus near downtown Vancouver. Beginning March 1, forest visitor services will close their current location and re-open with the National Park Service at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Visitor Center. The visitor center, located at 1501 E. Evergreen Blvd., was recently r

34 Response to Questions Regarding the Oregon Office of Sheriff
Thursday February 4, 2016, 10:16 AM
Sheriffs in all 36 Oregon counties have taken an oath to support the Constitution of the United States, the Constitution of Oregon, and the laws thereof. Our oath is our pledge to you, to be conservators of the peace for our citizens, while being respectful of the rights afforded to all of us under the Constitution.

What a great state and nation we live in that allows everyone to express their

35 Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury comments investigation
Thursday February 4, 2016, 7:40 AM
Earlier today, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury made comments regarding conversations she was engaged in with Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to have their office look at recent allegations. I welcome the opportunity for an outside inquiry. I am unable to comment on the pending employee tort claim, however, I believe an outside review will result in a more complete response to all of the is

36 Vancouver man arrested for Burglary after forcing way into an occupied home, assaulting homeowner
Thursday February 4, 2016, 6:37 AM
VANCOUVER, Washington - On February 3, at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers with the Vancouver Police Department were dispatched to a suspicious person call in the 11000 block of SE Evergreen Highway. After officers arrived, they learned an unknown male had attempted to force his way into an occupied home, but left the area. While finishing up that investigation, a call came into 911 of another su

37 Two drivers were killed in a crash on US Hwy 20 just east of Burns
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 3:45 PM
Two drivers were killed in a crash on US Hwy 20 just east of Burns
Two drivers were killed in a crash on US Hwy 20 just east of Burns. On February 1, 2016 at 12:31 PM OSP troopers were dispatched to a two vehicle crash on US Hwy 20 near Burns. Both drivers died as a result of their injuries.

Witness information reported a red 2015 Chevrolet pick-up, driven by Mr. Robert L. Heath, age 65, from Christmas Valley, Oregon, was traveling eastbound on US Hwy 20. M

38 Monster Daddy Longlegs Species Discovered in Oregon
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 12:02 PM
Monster Daddy Longlegs Species Discovered in Oregon
Oregon scientists have discovered a new species of an extra large spider that measures 4mm in diameter, about twice the size of its cousins.

Its huge body size has led to the spider being officially named Cryptomaster behemoth.

The spider was discovered in the Oregon's Coast Range and western Cascade Mountains.

Cryptomasters are short-legged harvestmen — a type of arthropod that eats othe

39 Public Indecency Suspect Arrested After Several Month Investigation
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:42 AM
Public Indecency Suspect Arrested After Several Month Investigation
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Tuesday, February 2, police booked a 34-year-old man into the Multnomah County Jail after a several month investigation into lewd acts in Portland's Washington Park.

34-year-old Nathan Lee Conner was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Indecent Exposure (13 counts), Public Indecency (13 counts), Offensive Littering (13 counts), and Criminal Trespass in th

40 Sherwood Police Arrest Suspect In Case Of Domestic Assault With A Knife
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:40 AM
Sherwood Police Arrest Suspect In Case Of Domestic Assault With A Knife
On Monday, February 1, at approximately 10:40 PM, Sherwood Police were approached by 31 year old Jose Garcia of Sherwood, the victim of a domestic assault with a knife in the parking area of Kohl's 16685 SW 12th St. The victim was bleeding from a single stab wound to the abdomen. The victim told officers that he had been stabbed while driving his girlfriend home. The victim told the officers that

41 26-Year-Old Man Arrested After Traffic Pursuit, Ramming of Police Officer in Police Car
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:39 AM
26-Year-Old Man Arrested After Traffic Pursuit, Ramming of Police Officer in Police Car
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Monday February 1, 2016, at 8:12 p.m., East Precinct officers attempted to stop a driver of a vehicle in the area of Southeast 136th Avenue and Division Street. Officers believed that the vehicle, and possibly the occupants, were linked to a crime a few days earlier.

The driver, later identified as 26-year-old Pierre Sails, sped away from officers and led them on a traffi

42 Union Gospel Mission - 02/02/16 1:47 PM Harney County Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Update
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:38 AM
The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office was asked by the Oregon State Police to lead the investigation into the officer involved shooting on January 26, 2016 in Harney County.

The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office reached out to agencies on the Tri-County Major Incident Team. Resources from The Bend Police Department, Redmond Police Department, and Oregon State Police provided resources for the

43 Portland Fire & Rescue Introduces Zeus, our New Top Dog
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:38 AM
Portland Fire & Rescue Introduces Zeus, our New Top Dog
On Tuesday, PF&R welcomed a new member to its ranks, Zeus the Arson Dog. Arson dogs are conditioned to detect and alert hydrocarbons found in petroleum-based fuel in exchange for a reward in food. After his training was complete, Zeus was certified by a chemist as being able to tell the difference between varieties of hydrocarbon scents in small quantities necessary to start a fire. This certifica

44 Josephine County Man Charged with Sex Abuse Of Minor Girl
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:34 AM
Josephine County Man Charged with Sex Abuse Of Minor Girl
A Josephine County Man has been arrested for multiple crimes in connection with an on-going Sex Abuse investigation.

On January 26th, 2016, the OSP Criminal Investigation Division began an investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of a minor female who was interviewed on January 29th, 2016. The girl told police of multiple incidents of sexual abuse by her then step-father, WILLIAM CARLOS SEL

45 17-Year-Old Megan Owens Feared Drowned At Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
Wednesday February 3, 2016, 6:30 AM
17-Year-Old Megan Owens Feared Drowned At Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area
CAPE KIWANDA, Oregon - The search continues for the missing teenage girl who fell into the Pacific Ocean at Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area.

On February 01, 2016 at approximately 2:50 PM four youths were climbing on the cape at Cape Kiwanda when MEGAN OWENS, age 17, from Marysville, Washington, fell off the rocks into an area commonly known as the Punch Bowl. OSP troopers responded along with

46 Search Suspended For 17-Year-Old Girl Missing After Falling Into Ocean At Cape Kiwanda
Tuesday February 2, 2016, 9:01 AM
Search Suspended For 17-Year-Old Girl Missing After Falling Into Ocean At Cape Kiwanda
UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 17-year-old girl who fell off a cliff into the ocean at Cape Kiwanda.

Helicopter and boat crews spent more than 19 hours searching for the hiker after a friend called 911 at 3:06 p.m. Monday.

Search crews traveled 426 miles while covering more than 72 square miles, but did not find the teen. The search was suspended at 10:36 a.m. Tu

47 Child on bike struck by car near Northwest 173rd Avenue.
Tuesday February 2, 2016, 8:46 AM
Child on bike struck by car near  Northwest 173rd Avenue.
BEAVERTON, Oregon - This morning at about 7:30, a 12-year-old child was hit by a car while riding a bike near Five Oaks Middle School at Northwest 173rd Avenue.

Emergency crews treated the child at the scene and police have not released the extend of the child's injuries.

Police say the driver of the car remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

48 Nation’s First Drive-Thru Recreational Marijuana Shop Opens This Spring
Tuesday February 2, 2016, 8:35 AM
Nation’s First Drive-Thru Recreational Marijuana Shop Opens This Spring

It opens 4/20, with fast food-style convenience.

Recreational marijuana is now legal in Oregon, and some of its residents apparently can’t get the stuff fast–and conveniently–enough. In Gold Beach, down by the California border on the Pacific, however, a cannabis dispensary is opening that doesn’t require you to leave your car.

Set to open on pot-culture approved date of April 2

49 Oregon Man Free After 8 Months In Mexican Prison
Thursday February 4, 2016, 8:43 AM
Oregon Man Free After 8 Months In Mexican Prison
Portland, Ore – Troy Bachmann is finally a free man. After being arrested in Mexico last May, Bachmann is with his wife and young son in California.

Troy was arrested May 19, 2015 on charges he refused to pay Mexican watermelon farmers money he owed them. The produce exporter from Brightwood, Oregon, denied any wrong doing. Bachmann was found innocent by a Mexican judge several months ago b

50 History Teacher Who Co-Created ‘Oregon Trail’ Has An Idea for a Movie Version
Tuesday February 2, 2016, 8:28 AM
History Teacher Who Co-Created ‘Oregon Trail’ Has An Idea for a Movie Version
He's also never had dysentery, unlike so many of the game's characters.

The creator of the beloved computer game ‘Oregon Trail’ hosted a Reddit AMA on Monday. (Photo; Google Commons)

Before Oregon Trail was every middle schooler’s favorite computer game, it was a simple educational tool invented in 1971 by a history teacher preparing a unit on the Old West and two math teachers who knew prog