OSPIRG’S Toxic Toys List is Out for 2015

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on November 24, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore,–  For 30 years now OSPIRG has taken the lead on chasing down toxic toys and providing a platform for parents.  The Trouble In Toyland Report says  the slinky junior and alphabet magnets found at Target and the dollar store are on the list.  Balloons are still a big problem and so are magnets.  Magnets send 2,900 children to …

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Squatters Blamed For House Fire In North Portland

Posted by Pat Boyle on November 24, 2015
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KXL’s Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

PORTLAND, Ore. — Squatters are blamed for starting a house fire in North Portland early Tuesday morning.

The house at North Interstate and Willamette has been empty for 20 years and has no electricity or plumbing.  It’s believed that transients broke in and started living there.

Investigators say the fire started in the attic.  The cause has …

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Missing Newberg Woman Found

Posted by Pat Boyle on November 24, 2015
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Newberg, Or. – Newberg police say a woman missing since Friday night has turned up safe. 60 year old Ana Maria Frigine-York told police she went for a walk and didn’t tell anyone. She says she ended up in rural Dundee and chose to camp until deciding she wanted to return home.

She was reunited with her family Monday afternoon. She …

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Taking a Strike Vote

Posted by Mike Turner on November 23, 2015

Battleground teachers failed to come up with the two-thirds majority needed to strike. They’ve been without a contract since September 1st. Negotiations are continuing with the district.

Vancouver Pee Wee Football Team Is Headed To The Super Bowl

Posted by Jim Ferretti on November 23, 2015

Vancouver, WA — The East Vancouver Venom is a Pop Warner football team made up of 19 boys and 1 girl and the range in ages from 10 to 13.  Many of the players have been together for several years now and consider themselves a football family.

They started this season in August with practice 5 days per week, then down …

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