USCG to Hear Input on Closing Newport Facility

Posted by Associated Press on October 20, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to attend a community meeting in Newport on Monday about the pending closure of one of its three air facilities along the Oregon coast.

40 to 50 missions that are flown out of the Newport facility every year will be re-routed to North Bend or Astoria.

Captain Todd Trimpert, who heads up …

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Murder Suspect Robs LO Bank

Posted by Associated Press on October 19, 2014
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LAKE OSWEGO, Oregon (AP) – A man suspected of robbing a bank in Lake Oswego over the weekend is also a suspect in his aunt’s murder and another bank robbery.

Lake Oswego police on Sunday said Teddy Stivahtis is suspected of robbing a Key Bank branch Saturday morning. The Oregonian reports he used a note to get an undisclosed amount of …

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SUV Crashes into Lake

Posted by Anna Erickson on October 19, 2014
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KLAMATH FALLS – A woman was hurt Saturday when her car went off the highway and into Klamath Lake.

Around 1:00pm, 23-year-old Ashley Willburn was driving her SUV along Highway 140 West near milepost 58 when, she drifted onto the westbound shoulder for unknown reasons.  Willburn over-corrected, bringing her SUV back onto the road but then veered off, crashing into the …

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10-Year-Old Hit By Gunfire In Gresham

Posted by Christina Kemp on October 18, 2014
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Gresham, Ore. — A 10-year-old girl was hit by gunfire in Gresham this morning.

She was shot in the leg in at the Raintree Apartments. Gang officers have been called to the scene. She was taken to a hospital. We don’t know what kid of condition she is in.

Our news partner KGW is reporting a bullet from a block away went …

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Boil Water Notice in Gresham

Posted by Christina Kemp on October 18, 2014
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Gresham, Ore. — The City of Gresham has lifted a  boil water notice for 130 homes near Gresham Butte on the City’s South Central side.

Early Saturday morning, a pump at the site failed, causing homes to lose water pressure. Because of a lack of pressure there could be contaminants in the system.

Members of the City’s Water Division staff are going door-to-door today …

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