One Dead, Four Injured in Strip Club Shooting

Posted by Associated Press on July 5, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police officials say they are treating the shooting outside of a Portland strip club as a homicide after one of the five injured victims has died.

Officials say in a statement that the victim died after being transported to an area hospital from the Soobie’s Bar & Grill Strip Club early on Saturday. The deceased is a …

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Waterfront Blues Festival Kicks Off

Posted by Mike Turner on July 3, 2014
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Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival got off to a rousing start Thursday.

People packed the bowl at Waterfront Park while boats crowded the anchorage in front.

Fireworks will follow the music at 10 on the fourth and Sundays show will feature Boz Skaggs and Curtis Salgado.


Vancouver Man Drowns In Klineline Pond

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 3, 2014
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VANCOUVER — A man jumped off the dock at Klineline Pond on Wednesday afternoon to get a hat that was blowing away and didn’t make it back alive.  His body was recovered on Thursday.

42-year-old Pioneer Kelulau was with family when the hat flew off a child’s head into the water.  He got a hold of the hat, but on the way …

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Helicopter Crashes in Gaston

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 3, 2014
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GASTON, Ore. — A helicopter spraying mosquito repellent over several ponds on the Stimson Lumber Company property crashed on Thursday morning.  The pilot received only minor injuries to his head and arm.

The Washington County Sheriff’s department says four mill workers on the ground could see the chopper begin to tilt to one side 20′ into the air.  They ran to …

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Rodeos and Cowboys

Posted by Mike Turner on July 2, 2014
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The St Paul Rodeo is underway. It’s one of the largest 4th of July rodeos in the US.

Veteran rodeo athlete Stran Smith is the 2008 Calf Roping World Champion. He’s hoping to make a comeback after three years at home raising a family and taking care of business. He calls it “one last hoorah.”

Taking care of the health care needs …

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