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Fort Vancouver National Trust Announces Sing Fourth Teen Vocal Competition Winners
Sunday July 5, 2015, 6:40 AM
The Fort Vancouver National Trust has announced the winning Clark County high school vocalists who performed on the Vancouver Toyota Main Stage at Independence Day at Fort Vancouver presented by Bank of America. Ten local high school students competed for scholarships and more in the annual vocal co ... [More]    
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Suspect Attacks Officers with Knife - One Officer Injured, Suspect Shot
Sunday July 5, 2015, 6:35 AM
On Sunday July 5, 2015, at 1:41 a.m, North Precinct officers contacted at man on Northeast Sandy Boulevard at 110th Avenue. Almost immediately, the officers were calling for cover after one of the officers was stabbed and the suspect was shot. Multiple officers and medical personnel arrived at t ... [More]    
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Fire at Old Farm Home in Bethany Area
Sunday July 5, 2015, 6:32 AM
At 3:30 a.m., a caller reported to 911 that there was a fire in a bedroom and it was spreading through the house. The caller was the sole occupant of the residence and safety exited the home. ... [More]    
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Do Flies Dream On Independence Day?
Saturday July 4, 2015, 8:22 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - There are many reasons why I love my wife. Here's just one:

Special feature for Independence Day

A fly was buzzing somewhere in the kitchen. She knew right away the fly needed help. That's just the way she is, my loving, sweet wife, who would never even hurt ... [More]    
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Sparklers leading cause of fireworks-related injuries
Saturday July 4, 2015, 9:57 AM
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. -- There's a certain nostalgia associated with sparklers and perhaps why we hand them over to our kids. But according to state officials, the most common fireworks-related injuries are caused by sparklers. It's not just in Oregon. A simple online search turned up data tying ... [More]    
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Serious Injury 3 Car Crash Near Depot Bay
Saturday July 4, 2015, 9:52 AM
DEPOE BAY, Oregon - On Friday evening troopers received a report of a three vehicle crash on HWY 101 south of Depoe Bay. According to Sergeant Cari Boyd, a 2002 Ford F150, operated by James M GILDERSLEEVE, age 52, of Waldport, was traveling northbound on HWY 101 when for unknown reasons crossed ... [More]    
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Roseburg Man Injured In Commercial Vehicle Crash In Coos County
Friday July 3, 2015, 10:36 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Oregon - On July 2, a 2005 Freightliner truck pulling a loaded 53 foot chip trailer was traveling west on HWY 42 when it failed to negotiate a sweeping curve. The truck and trailer rolled over onto its side, sliding into the eastbound lanes and nearly colliding with oncoming traffic. T ... [More]    
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Bird Kills Man In Single Vehicle Crash In Jackson County
Friday July 3, 2015, 10:30 PM
On Thursday, July 2, at about 2:20PM, state troopers responded to a single vehicle rollover on HWY 140 east of White City. They found a 2001 GMC pickup, operated by 69-year-old Carl T Morris, of Eagle Point, was traveling westbound when it is believed a bird flew into his open window. MORRIS bec ... [More]    
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Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Convicted Felon with a Gun
Friday July 3, 2015, 12:29 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Thursday, just before noon, police conducted a traffic stop of 44-year-old driver Ronnie Dee Thompson. Police say he allowed officers to search the vehicle and during that search, officers located a small quantity of methamphetamine, methamphetamine smoking pipes, and a handgun ... [More]    
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Convenience Store in North Portland's Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Robbed at Gunpoint
Friday July 3, 2015, 10:39 AM
This morning at 5:50 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of an armed robbery at the Plaid Pantry, located at 2730 North Lombard Street. Officers arrived in the area and contacted employees who told police that the suspect entered the business, pointed a handgun at the clerk, an ... [More]    
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Motorcycle Crash In Morrow County Kills Boardman Man
Friday July 3, 2015, 10:38 AM
On Thursday, July 3, at about 11:20 PM, OSP Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a motorcyclist down at the I-84/HWY 730 interchange. According to Sergeant Seth Cooney, a 2002 Harley Davidson, operated by William R BROOKS, age 58, of Boardman had been traveling westbound o ... [More]    
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'Weed the People' event testing the limits of legal pot
Thursday July 2, 2015, 11:00 PM
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A first of its kind event is testing the limits for what's legal when it comes to marijuana in Oregon. "In six months this type of event may not be able to happen," said organizer Connie Wohn. "So we're definitely existing in kind of a loophole right now." "Weed the People" w ... [More]    
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McMinnville Officer Involved Shooting
Thursday July 2, 2015, 10:58 PM
On July 1, 2015 at about 7:30am a Yamhill County Sheriff's Deputy conducted a traffic stop on NE Doran Drive just off of Highway 99W in McMinnville. During the traffic stop the deputy requested a cover unit respond. As a cover unit was responding to the area, the backseat passenger in the vehicl ... [More]    
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Two People Dead In Helicopter Crash In Newberg
Thursday July 2, 2015, 10:31 AM
NEWBERG, Oregon - Wednesday night two people were killed in a tragic helicopter crash just outside Newberg. A student and instructor died on a routine night chopper training flight. The crash is the fourth Precision helicopter crash in 18 years. ‚ÄúPrecision has not had an event of this magnitud ... [More]    
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Helpful Hints For Fireworks-Related Injuries
Thursday July 2, 2015, 9:45 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon. - With record-dry conditions and a continued heat wave on tap, PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center emergency physicians are urging people to use extreme caution this year when celebrating with fireworks on the Fourth of July. PeaceHealth's emergency and trauma physicians treat ... [More]    
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Marijuana Now Legal In Oregon
Wednesday July 1, 2015, 12:21 PM
Oregon today became the latest state to legalize recreational marijuana. The celebration is on by Oregonians smoking in public. In 1973, Oregon became the first state to decriminalize cannabis. Possession of an ounce or less was then not a crime, but simply a 'violation' punishable by a $500 to $ ... [More]    
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Crash at Northeast 60th Avenue and Portland Highway (Lombard)
Wednesday July 1, 2015, 6:45 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - Traffic Division officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of Monday afternoon's crash on Portland Highway. Investigators learned that 27-year-old Vadim Savitskiy was driving a 2005 Volvo tractor-trailer eastbound on Portland Highway and ran a red light at North ... [More]    
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Body recovered from North Portland Harbor
Wednesday July 1, 2015, 6:41 AM
On Tuesday June 30, 2015 at approximately 3:20 p.m. Multnomah County Sheriff's Office River Patrol deputies were dispatched to the report of a body spotted floating in the North Portland Harbor The deceased has been identified as George Walker Age 25, of Portland, OR. He was previously reported m ... [More]    
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Massive wildfires rip through Washington State
Tuesday June 30, 2015, 5:35 PM
WENATCHEE, Wash. -- Firefighters are in for another long night in Central Washington State. And thousands of homeowners have been warned they might have to evacuate at any time. A wildfire that kicked up on Sunday is still burning out of control after tearing through the town of Wenatchee. Tho ... [More]    
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Construction of Minto Island Bridge Shifts Into High Gear
Tuesday June 30, 2015, 3:00 PM
SALEM, Oregon - Salem residents may soon notice a new bridge, built in a matter of weeks, jutting across the Willamette Slough. Starting the week of June 28, work crews will begin building a temporary construction bridge near the Eco-Earth Globe at Riverfront Park. The 310-foot-long, 24-foot wid ... [More]    
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