DUI Driver Sentenced

Posted by Mike Turner on November 20, 2015

Vancouver WA – The driver who struck and killed 7-year-old Cadence Boyer while she was trick-or-treating Halloween night last year was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison. 48 year old Duane C. Abbott tearfully apologized to Cadence’s family and friends, and to the other victims who were seriously injured in the crash.

Abbott was driving under the influence …

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New Food Cart Area Opens In Style In Happy Valley

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on November 20, 2015

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore.–   Happy Valley Station officially opened today with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  23 state of the art food carts surround the pavilion and 3 additional vendors are inside.  Up to 450 people can dine there.  Beer, wine, gelato and espresso drinks are served in the covered area.  There’s also a learning an play are for children.

Valerie Hunter …

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Just Say Yes!

Posted by Mike Turner on November 19, 2015

Portland Ore – The group demonstrating in front of city hall Thursday wants a YES vote on the City’s updated Comprehensive plan. They believe higher density neighborhoods will lead to more affordable housing and less displacement. Some residents from Eastmoreland and Multnomah Village are concerned what that might do to their neighborhoods.

Tear Down the Walls

Posted by Mike Turner on November 19, 2015

Portland Ore – Mayor Charlie Hales and County Commission Chair Deborah Kafoury to start breaking down the walls in order to move forward in building the Unity Center for Behavioral Health – the region’s largest non-profit hospital focused on mental illness.

Leaders from Adventist Health, Kaiser Permanente, Legacy Health and Oregon Health & Science University also join in the wall-breaking …

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Democrat Kurt Schrader Votes To Block Syrian Refugees From U.S.

Posted by Associated Press on November 19, 2015
Photo: C-SPAN

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Rep. Kurt Schrader was one of nearly 50 Democrats to support legislation aimed at blocking the resettlement of Iraqi and Syrian refugees in the U.S.

Those Democrats were joined by all but two Republicans as the House passed the bill by a veto-proof 289-137 margin.

Thursday’s vote came less than a week after terrorist attacks in Paris …

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