Man Injured in Fire Trying to Save Dog

Posted by Anna Erickson on August 30, 2014
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Hillsboro – A mobile home caught fire early Saturday morning.  Three adults and one child were forced to leave their home and one of the adults was transported to the Oregon Burn Center for treatment of burns that he got from trying to re-enter the home.

Around 1:00 am, fire crews arrived to find flames coming through the windows on both …

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Guard Shoots, Kills Inmate

Posted by Steve Leader on August 29, 2014
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Photo courtesy: Associated Press

(PENDLETON) The Oregon Department of Corrections says an inmate was shot by a guard during a fight this morning  at the state prison in Pendleton.

D.O.C. says a guard fired the shot from a yard tower after two inmates who were assaulting a third inmate failed failed to stop.

According to the Corrections Department, the shot was fired to …

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Smoking on Oregon’s Beaches: Yes or No

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on August 29, 2014
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Photo Courtesy: KGW

PORTLAND – The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department asked the public to participate in a discussion about whether smoking should be banned on the 362 miles of beaches along the Pacific coastline.

Public meetings were held in Seaside, Newport, Coos Bay and Salem.  The last one was held Thursday night.

It’s still not to late to have your say.  The state wants …

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Woman Stabbed To Death

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 29, 2014
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HILLSBORO — A woman was stabbed to death in her apartment late Friday morning.  Officers were called to the Minter Bridge Square on Minter Bridge Road just off TV Highway.

Police say it’s a case of murder.

“I don’t even know her and it makes me want to cry.  It tears me apart inside just to hear about these kind of things.  …

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Classic TV Cowboy At The Oregon State Fair

Posted by Pat Boyle on August 29, 2014
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Salem, Oregon – Classic TV cowboy James Drury is making an appearance at the Oregon State Fair through Monday signing autographs. Fair spokeswoman Amber Lindsey says Drury grew up in Salem and is coming back to his roots. His appearance helps celebrate his 80th birthday.

Drury starred in The Virginian which aired on NBC for nine seasons, ending in 1971. It …

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