70-Year-Old Woman Murdered in Gresham

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 13, 2014
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GRESHAM, Ore. — 70-year-old Deanna Stravahtis was found dead in her mobile home early Saturday morning.  She lived at the Bell Acres Mobile Home Park on Northeast Division Street.

The East County Major Crimes Team was called in to investigate.  Little is being said about how Stravahtis died.  Her 1989 dark green Dodge Caravan is missing with Oregon license plate WQS 804.

Police ask …

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Students in Portland Public Schools Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day

Posted by Steve Herman on October 13, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore.-Students in the Portland Public Schools aren’t just celebrating Columbus Day.

On the same day the Seattle city council was grabbing headlines for doing away with Columbus Day, the Portland Public School Board unanimously voted to make the second Monday in October “Indigenous People’s Day”. Unlike Seattle, the school board decided that it will be celebrated in tandem with Christopher …

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Crude Oil Moving Through Oregon is on the Rise

Posted by Associated Press on October 13, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A railroad says it has increased the number of oil trains per week moving through Central Oregon.

The records, released by the state, show BNSF Railway ran up to three oil trains weekly through Deschutes, Jefferson, Klamath, and Wasco counties. The company previously reported moving only one oil train a week through Central Oregon.

The increase comes as …

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Portland Homicide Cold Case

Posted by Anna Erickson on October 11, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore. – Today is the anniversary of the death of Terrence Campbell and police are asking for your help in solving this 17-year-old cold case.

On October 11, 1997, Campbell was involved in a drug trade-off when an unidentified white man in a car shot and killed him on NW Davis Street.  Campbell, a 36-year-old black man, was reported as …

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The Debate: Richardson vs. Kitzhaber

Posted by Mike Turner on October 10, 2014
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The recent revelations that Governor John Kitzhaber’s fiancee illegally married an immigrant and charges that her role as consultant to the Governor is unethical dominated the opening remarks but Oregon’s gubernatorial candidates delved into many more issues at the City Club of Portland.

The debate covered education, jobs, energy, equal pay and racial equity.

The candidates both supported equal pay for men …

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