Flash Band Appears at Fred Meyer

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on May 21, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Store to Door is celebrating National Older Americans month by having the band “The Beat Goes On” surprise shoppers at the Hollywood Fred Meyer store on Thursday.

With the help of hundreds of volunteers and community partners, Store to Door supports independent living for Portland seniors and people with disabilities.  The volunteers help shop for groceries and medications …

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Memorial Service For Bruce McCain Set For May 30th

Posted by Pat Boyle on May 21, 2015
Bruce McCain

TROUTDALE, Ore. — A public memorial service for Reynolds School Board Chair Bruce McCain will be held at 5:30pm on Saturday, May 30th at the Reynolds High School Arts and Communications Building followed by a reception.  McCain passed away from brain cancer this past Monday.  He was 60.

He worked hard for passage of a $125 million dollar school bond in Tuesday’s special election, …

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One Driver Killed, Second Rescued From Burning Truck

Posted by Jeremy Scott on May 21, 2015
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Photo Courtesy: KGW

PORTLAND, Ore. — The driver of a van was killed Wednesday night when he slammed into a semi truck carrying mail for the U.S. Postal Service, setting both the truck and driver on fire.

The collision happened just after 9:15 at Northeast 17th and Columbia Boulevard.

37-year-old Jared Mack of North Portland died.  Witnesses say he was driving pretty chaotically …

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Three Gang Shootings in Five Hours

Posted by Steve Herman on May 21, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Three gang shootings unfolded in just five hours Wednesday night. Making eight gang-related shootings in the last week.

Portland Police Sergeant Pete Simpson says the string of shootings started just before 4:30pm when a 20-year old was shot outside the Twilight Room near North Lombard and Portsmouth.  A woman called 911 saying her grandson was shot. It’s believed …

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A Beaverton Cop Comes Home

Posted by Mike Turner on May 20, 2015

John O’Keeffe’s name is on a flag banner installed on a light pole along Murray Boulevard in Beaverton. It was put there last September to honor local soldiers serving in the war zones.

On Wednesday John returned home after three tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan with the Oregon National Guard. He’ll return to duties as a Beaverton police officer …

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