Toxic Algae Confirmed in Willamette River

Posted by Associated Press on September 19, 2014
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Photo from Keely Chalmers, KGW News.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – State health officials have confirmed the presence of toxic blue-green algae in the Willamette River near downtown Portland.

The Oregon Health Authority says an advisory recommending that people and pets stay out of the water stretches from Ross Island to the south end of Sauvie Island.

No public drinking water comes from the …

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$500 Reward To Catch The Person Who Stole Her

Posted by Steve Leader on September 19, 2014
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Photos courtesy: Oregon Humane Society

Imagine the heartbreak of waiting to meet the shelter puppy you’ve had your eye on to adopt.  And then, being told the puppy has been stolen from the shelter.

The Oregon Humane Society says it happened Tuesday, when someone stole Marlowe. 

The female puppy is an Australian shepherd/pitbull mix, described as affectionate and playful.

David Lytle, with the …

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Suspect Sketches Released In Connection With Home Invasion Robbery

Posted by Pat Boyle on September 19, 2014

Milwaukie, Oregon – Police in Milwaukie have released sketches of the male and female suspects in a home invasion robbery last week.

 

Police say  a white female first came to the door of the home on SE Aldercrest asking for help. When someone answered the door, the woman pulled out a gun and the male suspect helped her force their way …

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Former Oregon State Employee Busted for Selling University Cell Phones

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 18, 2014
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Christina Adams from Eugene turned herself in Thursday.  She is facing charges of Aggravated Theft in the First Degree and Official Misconduct in the First Degree.

Oregon State Police Lieutenant Gregg Hastings tells KXL Adams is accused of illegally selling 388 OSU cell phones over a 5 year period, pocketing a total of $14,465.  She was  reportedly caught in 2013 and fired. …

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