Three Animals Die in Fire

Posted by mworkhoven on October 11, 2015

Happy Valley, OR – Three animals die in a fire in Happy Valley. By the time Clackamas County firefighters got to the ranch house on Southeast Tyler Road, flames were already burning through the roof.  Firefighters say they searched the home and found no people inside. However, they removed two dogs and a cat, but they died from their injuries.
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Two Die From Portland Fire

Posted by mworkhoven on October 10, 2015

PORTLAND, Or. – Two people who were rescued from an apartment fire in Southeast Portland have died from their injuries.  One has been identified as 72-year-old Daryl Knudtson. Flames were shooting out of the building on Southeast Gladstone Street when firefighters got there. They searched the building and found the two men, pulling them from the flames. They were badly …

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OLCC Pot Rules

Posted by Mike Turner on October 9, 2015

Milwaukie Ore – The Oregon Liquor Control Commission held public hearings on a 70 page draft of temporary marijuana regulations. Much of the testimony centered on security requirements for growers and retailers that could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The packed room heard from many who feared that the proposed regulations would eliminate smaller growers and family farms.

President Obama Visits Roseburg To Talk With UCC Families

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 9, 2015

Picture Courtesy: KGW

ROSEBURG, Ore. — President Barack Obama arrived on Friday afternoon to meet with family members who lost loved ones in last Thursday’s mass shooting at Umpqua Community College.

He arrived at the Eugene Airport aboard Air Force One shortly after 11:30.   Obama was greeted by Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy.  Accompanying the President were Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, and Congressman …

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Camas H.S. Custodian and Coach Sentenced For Fondling Students

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 9, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. — A custodian and assistant softball coach at Camas High School accused of fondling the backsides of female students has been sentenced to spend 27 days on a work crew.

Robbyn Mattson, 59, pleaded not guilty to eight counts of child molestation and ten counts of sexual misconduct with a minor in January.  As part of a plea deal, the …

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