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Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash on North Mississippi Avenue
Monday July 27, 2015, 1:52 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - This morning at 11:50 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a pedestrian struck by driver at North Russell Street and Mississippi Avenue. Officers and medical personnel arrived and located the injured pedestrian, who has been transported to a Portland hospit ... [More]    
Molly Jo DelCurto serves as Oregon’s Beef Ambassador
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:57 AM
The Oregon CattleWomen have named Molly Jo DelCurto as the state’s official Beef Ambassador. The 19-year-old Linn-Benton Community College sophomore will serve as the public face of the industry, interacting with a consumer base that is increasingly concerned with everything from humane slaughter ... [More]    
Up To 6,000 Oregonians To Benefit From 'Oregon Promise' Program Offering Free Community College
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:55 AM
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon Governor Kate Brown recently signed the "Oregon Promise" initiative bill that will provide free community college education to qualifying students. The program will take effect on July 1, 2016 for courses offered during the 2016-17 school year. About $10 million will be alloc ... [More]    
Oregon Department Of Human Services Director Resigns
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:52 AM
Erinn Kelley-Siel, the director of Oregon's Department of Human Services announced her intention to resign. OREGON DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES For the third time since former governor John Kitzhaber resigned, an Oregon state agency will change directors. This time, it’s the Department of Huma ... [More]    
Tour Oregon Coast Oyster Hatcheries, Forests and Agriculture
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:49 AM
(Oregon Coast) – Two tours happen in the coming weeks on central Oregon and then on the north Oregon coast which offer unique opportunities to look at the oysters you so love, as well as learn about how forest and agricultural practices interlink. The first happens this coming weekend in the Till ... [More]    
Oregon Wind Farm Takes on Major Utility
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:46 AM
PORTLAND, Ore. (CN) - An Oregon wind farm sued Portland General Electric Co., demanding that it buy the wind power on a schedule approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. PáTu Wind Farm filed a complaint against Portland General Electric with the FERC in 2011. PáTu is a 9 megawat ... [More]    
Shell icebreaker in need of repairs arrives in Oregon
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:44 AM
The icebreaker vessel of Shell arrives in Oregon for needed repairs, and is welcomed by activists and protesters on kayaks and boats. Portland, Oregon – Portland Environmental activists are protesting because of the Fennica’s arrival, an icebreaker vessel of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, that is to be u ... [More]    
Marijuana Call To Action In Roseburg, Oregon Today
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:41 AM
ROSEBURG, Oregon - There is a very important Roseburg City Council meeting today at 5PM in Douglas County, Oregon. There is a proposal there to ban marijuana businesses and go against the will of Oregon voters. This is obviously unacceptable, and we need supporters there. Please be polite and behave ... [More]    
The Scary Lava Flows of Oregon Coast: Sizzling Northwest History
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:38 AM
YACHATS, Oregon - If you're looking for a really scary disaster movie, one that far outshines the fright factor of something like the recent “San Andreas” movie – or even the creepy quake scare that's made Portland go viral – then look no further than the Oregon coast. In fact, you can look at much ... [More]    
Barricaded suspect in Vancouver
Monday July 27, 2015, 8:30 AM
VANCOUVER, Washington - On Sunday at approximately 3:37 pm Vancouver Police units were dispatched to a disturbance occurring at 8500 block of NE 36th Cir. Per initial comments of the call, a naked adult male was out on the street and armed with a knife. Investigation confirmed that the male had assa ... [More]    
Sex Trafficking Unit Arrests 61-Year-Old Man on Friday in Online Sting
Monday July 27, 2015, 7:07 AM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, officers assigned to the Portland Police Bureau's Sex Trafficking Unit arrested a 61-year-old man who believed he was meeting a minor for sex acts. Officers posted a fake online advertisement and the suspect, 61-year-old William Moses, responded to the ad. During th ... [More]    
30-Year-Old Man Arrested With Stolen Handgun After Traffic Stop
Sunday July 26, 2015, 3:26 PM
PORTLAND, Oregon - On Friday, at 10:28 p.m., Portland police stopped a red GMC Yukon for speeding at Southeast 100th Avenue and Stark Street. Police found a stolen handgun in the vehicle and arrested the driver, 30-year-old Marcus Dupree Giles. The gun had previously been reported stolen during ... [More]    
Armed Robbery as Gladstone Gas Station
Sunday July 26, 2015, 9:25 AM
GLADSTON, Oregon - Saturday morning at approximately 4:41AM two adult male suspects entered the store and approached the cashier brandishing a black semi-auto handgun and demanded money. They fled with an undisclosed amount of money to a silver 4 door sedan occupied by a third unidentified driver. ... [More]    
Missing Portland Man Found Safe
Sunday July 26, 2015, 8:52 AM
Update: GAZLEY-ROMNEY has been located and is safe with his family. This is a preliminary release and more information will be released when it is available.
The Josephine County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating Michael GAZELEY-ROMNEY, age 25, of Portland. GAZELE ... [More]    
Shooting in Southeast Portland's Centennial Neighborhood
Saturday July 25, 2015, 9:12 PM
On Saturday July 25, 2015, at 6:15 p.m., East Precinct officers responded to the report of gunfire in the 1300 block of Southeast 160th Place. Officers arrived in the area and contacted witnesses who told police that the suspect is an African American male in his 30s wearing dark clothing and th ... [More]    
Sharon Allison Homicide Murder Investigation
Saturday July 25, 2015, 9:48 AM
VACOUVER, Washington - Police are asking for help to solve a homicide that occurred in May 2015. In the morning hours of Saturday May 9, 2015, 66-year-old Sharon Louise Allison was discovered murdered in her ground floor apartment at the Columbia House Apartments for Seniors at 130 West 24th Str ... [More]    
Sherwood Selects New City Attorney
Saturday July 25, 2015, 9:42 AM
SHERWOOD, Oregon - The Sherwood City Council has selected Josh Soper to be their next City Attorney after an extensive recruitment process over the past three months. Mr. Soper is currently serving as the County Counsel for Coos County, Oregon. He has served Coos County in that position since July 2 ... [More]    
Lane County Man Dies In Crash Near Sisters In Deschutes County
Saturday July 25, 2015, 9:40 AM
On July 24, 2015 just before 6 AM, state police received a report of a single vehicle crash off the roadway on Highway 20 west of Sisters. Initial information indicates a 1996 Honda was traveling eastbound on Highway 20 when it left the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle came to rest on it's ... [More]    
Newberg Chief Casey Returns To Duty
Saturday July 25, 2015, 9:32 AM
NEWBERG, Oregon - The following statement is from the Newberg Mayor and City Manager Pro Tem, and with the concurrence of the Newberg City Council, and the Newberg-Dundee Police Association: "The past week has been difficult for the City of Newberg and the broader community. We have see ... [More]    
Football All-stars at Shriners Hospital for Children today
Saturday July 25, 2015, 9:27 AM
Players, coaches and cheerleaders for the 63rd Annual Oregon Shriners East West All Star Football game toured the Shriners Hospitals for Children -- Portland today. During the visit the players met patients and turned the autograph tables asking patients for their autograph this year. The patients ... [More]    
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