Big Dogs Rescued and Adopted

Posted by Mike Turner on July 21, 2014
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Four of nine Great Danes that were rescued last month from a Corbett barn are up for adoption.

Multnomah County Animal Services responded to a tip in early June that the dogs were malnourished and neglected. Finding them in among feces and urine, animal services removed the animals. The dogs have been recovering and gaining weight since then with foster care …

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Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 21, 2014
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Portland ,Oregon   Two term Governor Victor Atiyeh has died.  He was admitted to  St. Vincent Hospital Saturday.  He complained of shortness of breath.   The Governor was already recovering from a fall where he had broken several ribs. He passed away just after eight last night surrounded by his family.

Atiyeh was Oregon’s thirty-second governor .  He guided the state …

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Weather to Provide Relief to NW Wildfires

Posted by Associated Press on July 21, 2014
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WINTHROP, Wash. — Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.

While Sunday’s weather has slight improvements on the hot temperatures and gusty winds that have fueled the wildfires, the forecast for Monday …

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High Winds Push Growing Washington Wildfire

Posted by Associated Press on July 20, 2014
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WINTHROP, Wash. (AP) — Pushed by howling, erratic winds, a massive wildfire in north-central Washington was growing rapidly and burning in new directions Saturday.

Road closures and evacuations were changing regularly, as hot weather and winds with gusts up to 30 mph were pushing the fire over ridge tops and toward a cluster of small towns northeast …

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Explosion and Fire in Lake Oswego

Posted by Anna Erickson on July 20, 2014
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There was an explosion and fire at a local restaurant late Saturday night.  Around 11:30, fire crews got to Scratch Restaurant on A Avenue in downtown Lake Oswego to find the front windows blown into the street.  There was smoke coming from the building and a fire was burning in a room off of the main eating area.  Firefighters were …

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