Wildfires Grow Washington Recording the Largest Blaze in State History

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 22, 2014
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Portland, Oregon  The Carlton Complex fire is is the largest in Washington state history.  Think of it as four times bigger than the city of Seattle.  One person has died, one hundred fifty homes destroyed.  This morning, the fire burning Northeast of Central Washington is only 20 percent contained. Thousands have been evacuated with so many homes abandoned looting has …

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Daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder arrested

Posted by Associated Press on July 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The daughter-in-law of Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman has been arrested, accused of sex abuse offenses involving a 17-year-old boy on a track and field team she coaches at a central Oregon high school.

Oregon State Police say they arrested 43-year-old Melissa Bowerman on Monday at her home in Fossil, Oregon. She was taken to the Jefferson County …

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Suspect says “I’m Not Your Man”

Posted by Mike Turner on July 21, 2014

44-year-old Jerry Johnson enters a plea of not guilty in Multnomah County Court

He was arrested Friday night for allegedly kissing an Oregon Museum of Science and Industry volunteer, and approached other women in Southeast Portland.

Jerry Johnson, of Portland, had been working as a security guard, but quit on July 17 because of public scrutiny in the case.

Johnson and his wife …

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Big Dogs Rescued and Adopted

Posted by Mike Turner on July 21, 2014

Four of nine Great Danes that were rescued last month from a Corbett barn are up for adoption.

Multnomah County Animal Services responded to a tip in early June that the dogs were malnourished and neglected. Finding them in among feces and urine, animal services removed the animals. The dogs have been recovering and gaining weight since then with foster care …

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Governor Vic Atiyeh Dies

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 21, 2014

Portland ,Oregon   Two term Governor Victor Atiyeh has died.  He was admitted to  St. Vincent Hospital Saturday.  He complained of shortness of breath.   The Governor was already recovering from a fall where he had broken several ribs. He passed away just after eight last night surrounded by his family.

Atiyeh was Oregon’s thirty-second governor .  He guided the state …

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