Little Boxes

Posted by Mike Turner on November 26, 2014

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley and Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish visit Hammer and Vine on SW Burnside.

The visit is meant to encourage Oregonians to support small business during the holiday season. Several of the businesses are part of the “Little Boxes” campaign which help’s Portland shops to allow customers to earn discounts and win prizes.

A Smaller Demonstration

Posted by Mike Turner on November 26, 2014

That was the case today in front of the Justice Center in downtown Portland. About two dozen people gathered there after last night’s civil disobedience attended by a few hundred protesters.

The group Don’t Shoot Portland urged supporters to gather at 3 p.m. “to demand the Justice Department of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama bring federal charges …

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Airports, Roads Busy For Thanksgiving

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 26, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. — About 3.6 million people will fly to their Thanksgiving destinations this year, 3% more than last year.

More than 300,000 travelers are expected to travel through Portland International Airport this week.  The busiest days are Wednesday and Sunday with more than 51,000 travelers expected daily.

A storm in the northeast has cancelled and delayed flights across the country.  Passengers …

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Police Kill Armed Man Who Set Apartment on Fire

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 26, 2014

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A man who refused the commands of officers to put down a gun in the parking lot of the Alder Creek Apartments on Northeast 49th Street was shot and killed by police late Tuesday night.

Officers were called there because of a disturbance between the man and a woman.  Witnesses say he was pointing a rifle at a bystander.

The 31-year-old …

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Drunk Driver Causes Fatal Wrong-Way Crash

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 25, 2014

BROOKS, Ore. — Police say a woman was driving drunk north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5 near Brooks early Tuesday morning when she caused a deadly head-on accident.

A passenger was killed and two other people in the car that was hit were injured.  The driver who caused it was also hurt.

“It was going northbound in the southbound lanes.  About a …

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