SOLVE Hosts 30th Annual Spring Beach Clean-Up

Posted by Kaylene Beaujolais on March 28, 2015

From Astoria to the California border, Oregon beaches are about 63,000 pounds lighter thanks to the more than 5,000 volunteers picking up debris.

SOLVE, with the help of the U.S. Forest Service and Oregon Parks and Recreation, coordinated the 30th annual spring clean-up.  Volunteers not only picked up debris, but some volunteered their hauling services to take it away.  Items found in …

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Prostitution and Drug Trafficking Ring Busted

Posted by Anna Erickson on March 28, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. — 19 people were arrested at an 8-unit apartment complex and an adjoining home at 2009 Norris for drug trafficking, drug use, prostitution and trafficking of stolen property.  Kim Kapp with Vancouver Police says the SWAT team and multiple police agencies helped with the arrests, which included the apartment manager, 52-year-old John Raynor.

The Vancouver Police Department, Clark County Sheriff’s …

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Fatal Portland Shooting

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 28, 2015

Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Portland early Saturday morning in the Eliot Neighborhood.

Sergeant Pete Simpson says after 1:00am, officers responded to the report of a shooting at a home on Northeast Morris Street.  They found an adult male in the front yard, dead from a gunshot wound.

Officers began talking with several people at the home, but at this …

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Son Arrested For Murdering Father

Posted by Jeremy Scott on March 27, 2015

TIGARD, Ore. — Investigators say a 73-year-old man was murdered inside his home by his own son.  Nick Krochmal was found dead by a family member just after 3:00 Friday morning on Southwest 69th Avenue just off Taylors Ferry Road.

Nicholas Krochmal, 38, turned himself in to Tigard Police on Friday night accompanied by an attorney.  Police had no suspects up until then.

“At …

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Local Businesses Relieved After 8 month Closure of Oleson Road

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 27, 2015
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A stretch of Oleson road south of Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway past Fanno Creek is back open after being closed since July 28th 2014.  Construction crews needed to close Oleson in both directions to get the job done.

Several local businesses like Beau Brummell Dry Cleaners and Central Bark Doggie Day Care say they are thrilled two way traffic is back on their …

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