Wehby Suggests Three Portland Debates

Posted by Associated Press on September 29, 2014

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby says she’s accepted three invitations for debates in Portland.

The announcement on Monday comes as Wehby is under pressure for rejecting a debate invitation from KGW-TV on Friday, and for skipping an endorsement interview with Willamette Week the following day.

A spokeswoman for Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley says Merkley’s campaign will review the …

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Wood Village Boil Notice in Place

Posted by Christina Kemp on September 29, 2014
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Wood Village, Ore. — If you live in Wood Village its time to fire up your stove a boil notice is in affect.

The alert is for homes and businesses in the upper pressure zone along Northeast Glisan Street between 223rd Avenue and 242nd Drive. One of the systems signaled a shut down today which threw the water pressure out of balance, …

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Police Transitioning To New Records System

Posted by Steve Leader on September 29, 2014
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If a cop in Portland wants to see if another local police agency is interested in a suspect that Portland is investigating,  it may take precious time.  The same goes for a cop in Vancouver who wants to use their in-car computer to see if Hillboro officers are working a case similiar to theirs.

The Portland Police Bureau is one of …

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State Psychiatrist Dr. Steven Fritz Remembered

Posted by Dave King on September 29, 2014

Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Portland’s Terry Schrunk Plaza on Sunday evening for a public celebration of life for Dr. Steven Fritz, the husband of city commissioner Amanda Fritz.

Fritz was killed Wednesday in a multi-vehicle crash on I-5 near Salem.  Cary Fairchild, a co-worker at the hospital, was carpooling with Fritz when the crash happened. She was …

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Cougar Spotted in Happy Valley

Posted by Christina Kemp on September 28, 2014

Happy Valley, Ore. — A cougar took people by surprise in a Happy Valley neighborhood. The Boyven family spotted the animal in their backyard on Saturday evening.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s office and Happy Valley Police went out to look for the cougar but didn’t find the animal. People who live in the area north of Sunnyside Rd and west of 152nd Dr are …

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