Police Track Down 3 of 4 Missing Ethiopian Track Athletes

Posted by Steve Herman on July 29, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – University of Oregon police have found three of the four members of the Ethiopian track team who were reported missing from the World Junior Championships in Eugene over the weekend.

The Oregonian reports that police on Monday said officers found three of the four athletes staying with acquaintances in Beaverton. Officers found a 17-year-old Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, …

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OHSU Gets Live-Saving Gift

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 28, 2014

PORTLAND — Oregon Health and Science University’s Knight Cancer Institute is a whole lot closer to its $1 billion fundraising goal to enter the next generation of cancer detection and treatment.

An anonymous donor handed over $100 million in what is the one of the largest pledges ever to OHSU.

“We embrace the opportunity and responsibility of using this investment to take the …

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What He’s Learned May Save Your Life

Posted by Steve Leader on July 28, 2014
Dave Scott

Photo Courtesy: Statesman Journal

Latest figures from ODOT show a sharp increase in deaths involving people on motorcycles.

A Monmouth man, David Scott, has a possible reason for some of the spike in motorcycle fatalities.

Scott, who’s 88, was raised around motorcycles.  His father sold them in Salem, starting in 1914.   Later, Scott sold them too.   He says his mother, while pregnant with him, was …

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Driver Arrested For Causing Deadly Accident Near the Coast

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 28, 2014

TILLAMOOK — One man was killed and two other people were injured when a driver tried to pass oncoming traffic on Highway 6 east of Lee’s Camp Sunday afternoon in what may have been a case of road rage.

56-year-old Russel Falotico from Beaverton died.  Police found the woman who witnesses say caused the accident about 40 miles from the scene.

Trisha Homan, 45, …

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Carport Fire In Beaverton Was Intentionally Set

Posted by Pat Boyle on July 28, 2014

BEAVERTON — A fire that destroyed the carport of a Beaverton apartment complex and damaged five cars was intentionally set, according to Tualatan Valley Fire and Rescue investigators.  They have turned the investigation over to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

They got several 9-1-1 calls just after 9:30 p.m. last night  reporting the sound of popping and explosions at the Canyon …

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