Customers Line Up For Cabela’s Grand Opening in Tualatin

Posted by Pat Boyle on September 18, 2014
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TUALATIN, Ore. — A long line formed outside Cabela’s new outdoor store Thursday morning waiting for the doors to open.  The first person in line, Lisa Ezell, was camped out since Tuesday morning.

It was a festive atmosphere with some people treating it like a camping expedition.

Tualitan Mayor Lou Ogden says the store is a feather in the city’s cap.

“The gateway to …

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Teen on Young Offenders Trip Accused of Rape

Posted by Associated Press on September 17, 2014

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A Portland teen with a criminal record is accused of raping and beating a woman in Eugene after slipping away from a Washington County-supervised outing that took young offenders to see a University of Oregon football game.

The 17-year-old was among a dozen young offenders escorted to last Saturday’s game by four county Juvenile Department staff members …

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Raptors Arrive

Posted by Mike Turner on September 16, 2014
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A pair of F-22 Raptors arrived at the Portland Air Base Tuesday for demo flights at the Oregon Air Show this weekend.

Air Force Demo Pilot John Cummings says that thanks to 70 thousand pounds of thrust the 60 thousand pound jet can fly straight up.

It can do lots of other things that other fighters can’t do thanks to thrust vectoring …

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A Glimmer of Hope for Victims of the 36 Pit Fire Near Estacada

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 16, 2014
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ESTACADA, Or– More than 120 homes are being threatened by the 36 Pit fire which started on Saturday and has grown to nearly 3,600 acres.  Over 500 firefighters are fighting the fire. 300 more are expected to be on the fire line this morning.

A community meeting was held at the Red Cross Shelter last night at the First Baptist Community …

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Oregon Budgets Millions for Cover Oregon Lawsuit

Posted by Associated Press on September 15, 2014
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SALEM, Ore. — Oregon has budgeted $2 million for its legal fight with software giant Oracle over the state’s failed health care exchange website.

The state sued the Redwood City, California, company in Marion County Circuit Court last month, claiming that Oracle officials lied, breached contracts and engaged in “a pattern of racketeering activity.” Meanwhile, the company has sued the state …

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