FBI and IRS Probe Kitzhaber

Posted by Associated Press on February 26, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — The director of the Oregon State Department of Administrative Services says he was questioned two weeks ago by agents from the FBI and the IRS in a federal investigation of former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancée, Cylvia Hayes.

Michael Jordan also disclosed Wednesday in an interview with The Oregonian that state technicians went through the offices of …

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Wilson Probe

Posted by Mike Turner on February 25, 2015

Three teachers at Wilson High School are being investigated in connection with a hazing incident. Portland Public Schools officials say the incident happened in a multi-level classroom that included freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Some students say that three teachers were suspended after not reporting “hazing” of freshman leadership students.


American Sniper’s Father In Law Reacts To Guilty Verdict

Posted by Pat Boyle on February 25, 2015

Eddie Ray Routh, Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield (Courtesy: Associated Press)

STEPHENVILLE, Tex. — Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker, the father of American Sniper Chris Kyle’s widow, says he’s pleased a Texas jury made what he believes is the right decision.  It found Eddie Ray Routh guilty in the shooting death of Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield two years ago.

Routh’s …

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Benson Suspends Varsity Football

Posted by Mike Turner on February 24, 2015

Benson High School plans to suspend varsity football in the 2015 season. The school’s principal says he wants to rebuild the program by increasing its numbers.

Fewer players mean more skip JV and head straight to varsity. The result is an 0 and 8 record this past seaso. There are also worries about injuries to the young players.

some players say they’ll …

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Housing Crunch in the Couv

Posted by Mike Turner on February 23, 2015

The Vancouver City Council is comings up with plans to protect vulnerable tenants from displacement. The issue came to a head when “no cause” notices to vacate in 20 days started going out to dozens of households at Courtyard Village Apartments.

Some residents were told they would have to pay much higher rents if they decided to return after the renovations.

The problem …

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