The Columbia River Crossing Project has officially been scrapped. Governor John Kitzhaber gave lawmakers a deadline to either pass legislation on an Oregon lead project or let it go.
The following is a statement and press release issued Friday afternoon by ODOT Director Matthew Garrett:
“On March 7, the Oregon Legislature adjourned without reinstating construction funds for the CRC I-5 Bridge Replacement …
Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on March 7, 2014
HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. — A new 5,400 square-foot home went up in flames early Friday morning. The house on Southeast Ridgecrest Road was almost finished. The family had hoped to move in within the next two weeks.
Firefighters with Clackamas Fire District One spent hours snuffing out the blaze. They used axes and chainsaws to open up areas of the roof …
Posted by Associated Press on March 7, 2014
PORTLAND – Police say a 2-year-old boy found critically injured earlier this week at a motel has died. A man arrested in the case remains in jail.
Sgt. Pete Simpson said the child died late Thursday afternoon at a Portland hospital. An autopsy is scheduled. The boy was found Tuesday night at the Unicorn Motel.
A man identified as 28-year-old Joshua Howard remains …
KEIZER, Ore. — Two 17-year-old’s are accused of shooting the parents of one of the boys at their home, killing his mother and wounding his dad before taking off.
An alarm sent officers to the house on Ventura Loop North late Wednesday night where they found 44-year-old Michelle Pearson dead and her husband, 57-year-old Wilfred “Bill” Pearson wounded in need of …
SALEM — A decision by the Oregon Department of Human Services to award custody of a 6-year-old Oregon girl to her biological father in Mexico has been upheld by a Marion County judge. The girl will be sent across the border to live with her dad, who’s a former convicted felon.
The ruling comes after Governor John Kitzhaber and state legislators …