Standoff at Oregon City Home After Shots Fired

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 23, 2015
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OREGON CITY, Ore. — It was a restless night for neighbors when the Clackamas County Sheriff’s SWAT team moved in late Thursday to try and capture a man who’s accused of shooting at his two roommates at their home on Myrtle Street.

The man barricaded himself in a bedroom.  Once police finally got into the home after an eight-hour standoff, they found the …

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Woman Dies After Hit By Car In Cedar Mill

Posted by Pat Boyle on January 23, 2015
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Cedar Mill, Oregon – An 80 year old woman from Coos Bay has died after she was hit by a car while in a crosswalk in  Cedar Mill last night. Sandra Glassman was walking with her 54 year old daughter, Sherry Glassman-Beebe, from Berkley, California. Her daughter suffered minor injuries.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says 66 year old John Lawson …

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Shooting in Oak Grove

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 23, 2015
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OAK GROVE, Ore. — A man is in serious condition after being shot several times early Thursday morning.

Neighbors called 9-1-1 around 1:15 after hearing the gunshots.  Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputies found the victim in the road at Southeast 20th and Park.

The man is identified as 44-year-old Scott Firkus, a transient.  He’s under intensive care at a hospital.

There is no information about a suspect.


Living In A World With No Smiles

Posted by Jim Ferretti on January 22, 2015
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Portland Ore – I express myself with……   That’s the question being asked by a professor and a group of students at Oregon State University. It’s part of an awareness campaign for Moebius Syndrome.

(Original Radio Story Below)

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Moebius Syndrome is a rare neurological condition that affects around 20 of every 1,000,000 people born each year.  Many grow up to lead normal lives …

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Mayor of Milwaukie Jeremy Ferguson Resigns

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 22, 2015
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The City of Milwaukie is accepting petitions for the position of mayor for the May 19, 2015 Special Election.

Mayor Jerremy Ferguson emailed his intention of resigning last week, it became official as of Tuesday, January 20th.

Milwaukie City Spokesman Grady Wheeler says with the exception of a small stipend for expenses, the position is strictly volunteer.  The four remaining City Council …

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