Seismologists: Seahawks Fans Shook the Ground

Posted by Steve Herman on January 13, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) — Seismologists say Seahawks fans shook the ground under the Seattle football stadium during Saturday’s defeat of the New Orleans Saints, causing another fan-generated earthquake.

The scientists believe the small earthquake during a Marshawn Lynch touchdown was likely greater than his infamous “beast quake” run three years ago. John Vidale of the Pacific Norwest Seismic Network at the University …

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Winter Storm Brings Much Needed Snow to Mountain

Posted by Christina Kemp on January 12, 2014


Skiers and Snowboarders can rejoice. The weekend storm brought plenty of snow to Mount Hood. Hundreds of people already made there way up to the mountain today to enjoy the fresh powder. It caused a major traffic headache on Highway 35 near Government Camp this morning.

The conditions were not ideal Saturday, with high winds and icy roads. Timberline was forced …

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Shots Fired Outside Strip Club; Two Seriously Injured

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 12, 2014


Two people are critically injured when shots are fired near Southeast 99th and Stark Saturday. Police were called to the Mystics Gentleman Club after 8:30. All told, four people were taken to the hospital.

Police believe they have the shooter in custody. In July 2012, a man was shot and killed in the parking lot of the same club.

Car in SE Powell Hit and Run Located

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 11, 2014

Earlier this morning police located a car believed to be involved in Thursday evenings pedestrian hit and run on Southeast Powell Boulevard near 31st Avenue. A suspect associated with the car has been identified but not arrested.

The car turned up in southwest Portland. The man who was hit 22-year-old Max Martin remains in critical condition.

Neighbors are calling for changes on …

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Thousands Lose Power During Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 11, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An overnight storm knocked out power for thousands in the Portland area, and forecasters say more gusty weather is on the way.

The National Weather Service says winds could reach 55 to 65 mph at the North Coast Saturday, with the potential for 40 mph or higher winds inland. Lightning strikes were seen offshore, and forecasters said …

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