Oregon Flood Watch

Posted by Anna Erickson on December 20, 2014


SALEM, Ore. – The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is reminding people to be prepared for high water over the next few days.  As the water level rises and crests roadways, it causes treacherous driving conditions.

The NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) says it only takes 18-24 inches of moving water for a car to be swept away.  54% of the …

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Posted by Mike Turner on December 19, 2014

A stuck gas pedal may have been the reason for a driver who crashed into a concrete wall on a downtown parking garage. The wall dislodged from the building and fell four stories to the sidewalk below.



No was on the sidewalk at the time and the driver was not injured. Engineers are checking out the damage to the building.



Accusations of Hazing Lakeridge High Dance Team

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on December 19, 2014

LAKE OSWEGO,  OREGON   The newest members of the dance team at Lakeridge High school may have been forced to humiliate themselves and grant sexual favors.  An independent report put together by a law firm for the school district tells Lakeridge High School Administrators  that investigators found enough evidence that showed the hazing occured on August 9th of this year.

The …

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Willamina Feels An Earthquake

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on December 19, 2014
USGS Seismograph

USGS  photo

WILLAMINA, OREGON   A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded just after 6:00 A.M this morning.  The quake was centered near Willamina West of Salem in the Coast range.  The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network indicates the shaker went 16 miles deep.  Emergency dispatchers  did not receive any reports of damage.

FM News 101 Listener Lincoln told us, ” I heard something …

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A Loss for the VQ

Posted by Mike Turner on December 18, 2014

Multnomah County commissioners  chose an L-shaped lot at the west end of the Hawthorne Bridge for a new courthouse. A block-size parking lot between the KOIN Center and the Marriott Hotel was picked as a backup.

Commissioners heard well over an hour of public comment. Many echoed concerns by Veritable Quandary owner Denny King, whose restaurant would be right next to the courthouse, …

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