Hillsboro Park Re-Opens After Cougar Sightings

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 24, 2014

HILLSBORO — Rood Bridge Park is back open one day after it was closed because of three cougar sightings.  Signs though are warning people to be on guard.

Somebody reported the first sighting on Tuesday afternoon.  KGW News got video of the big cat roaming the park late that night before somebody else saw the cougar Wednesday morning.

“I don’t think we realize …

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Oregon Voters to Decide GMO Label Issue

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 23, 2014

Oregon GMO Right to Know gathered over 155,000 signatures in 6 weeks to get their initiative on the November ballot.  It would require manufacturers, distributors and retailers to put labels on foods made with genetically modified organisms.  Raw foods would require a sign.  Sandeep Kauschic says it’s all about giving Oregonians a choice.

Meantime, Scott Dahlman with Oregonians for Food and …

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19-Year-Old Shot and Killed in SE Portland

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 23, 2014

Paul Krekeler

PORTLAND — A teen who was shot in the Woodstock neighborhood late Tuesday night ran down the street before collapsing in the yard of a home.  Police found Paul Krekeler, 19, dead at Southeast 57th and Harold.  He was shot in the chest.

Witnesses saw a white SUV or truck leave the scene, but police are not sure if the …

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The Children Are Coming

Posted by Mike Turner on July 22, 2014

Pro immigration activists held a welcome for unaccompanied child immigrants rumored to be arriving in Portland within the next few weeks.

It’s unclear when children might arrive but supporters want to counter anti-immigration protesters in Oregon and across the country.

Voters Will Decide On Pot

Posted by Mike Turner on July 22, 2014

Oregon voters will decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use after state elections officials on Tuesday said the measure qualified for the November ballot.

The measure would allow adults 21 and older to buy and possess marijuana and would give the Oregon Liquor Control Commission the job of regulating and taxing the drug.

New Approach Oregon, the group behind the initiative, …

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