Busiest Mailing Day of The Year

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on December 15, 2014
Post office 2

PORTLAND, Ore. — Monday is the busiest mailing day of the year.  More than 640 million cards, letters, and packages will be processed nationwide.

With only ten days left until Christmas, customers are dealing with long lines and they’re getting a little grumpy because of it.

With more people shopping online, postal deliveries have increased 14% this year.  30 million extra pieces …

Continue Reading


Search Suspended for Missing Milwaukie Man

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on December 15, 2014
gerren-kirk

PORTLAND, Ore. — 31-year-old Gerren Kirk of Milwaukie has been missing for over a week.  He left last weekend to hike and camp at Frog Lake near Mount Hood.

The WASCO County Sheriff’s department found Kirk’s gold Pontiac Sedan last Monday in the parking lot.  The search was suspended late Sunday.

Kirk’s grandfather, Vern Duncan, shared news of the official search ending in …

Continue Reading


Hiker Injured in Fall in Columbia Gorge

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on December 15, 2014
Wahkeena_1

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — 59-year-old Randy Craig is hospitalized with a broken leg.  He went hiking with three of his friends Sunday in the Columbia Gorge on the Angels Rest Trail near Wahkeena Falls.  That’s where Craig slipped and fell.

Everyone knew he was in trouble when he told them he couldn’t walk.  Someone in the group called 9-1-1.

Multnomah County Search …

Continue Reading


Two Arrested in Shooting Outside North Portland School

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 15, 2014
ra-hs-shooting2

PORTLAND, Ore. — Two men have been arrested for Friday afternoon’s shooting outside Rosemary Anderson High School that injured four people and is believed to be gang-related.  A third suspect is still wanted.

The shooting happened on the corner of North Killingsworth Court and Borthwick in what witnesses say was a dispute between the victims and suspects.  Three men ran off and quickly …

Continue Reading


Police Shooter Gets 30 Years

Posted by Jeremy Scott on December 12, 2014
Dorn family pic

Pictured: Portland Police Officer Jeff Dorn and his family

PORTLAND, Ore. — Paul Ropp was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday for shooting and killing police dog “Mick” and seriously wounding Officer Jeff Dorn this past April.

Ropp, 20, was one of three men who burglarized Blumenthal Uniforms & Equipment on Barbur Boulevard and got into an SUV with police …

Continue Reading