PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s now legal for adults 21 and over to buy recreational marijuana at established medical pot dispensaries in Oregon.
40% of the 289 shops are within Portland, a city that represents just over 15% of the population of Oregon. But the demand is not nearly as high in the suburbs.
Measure 91 approved by voters last November took effect in …
PORTLAND, Ore. — Just hours before medical marijuana dispensaries can sell to recreational users, the Portland City Council pushed through an emergency ordinance to regulate sales.
It only needed a few amendments before it became law, but it’s clear that more work needs to be done on some sticky issues like hours of operation.
For the time being, stores will be able to …
Posted by Steve Herman on September 30, 2015
WEST LINN, Ore. – West Linn High School teacher, Jonathan Michael Peachey, has been arrested and accused of sexually abusing two male students.
The Oregonian reports that the Spanish and English language development teacher was arrested at his Lake Oswego home Tuesday. Investigators believe he abused two high school age boys in a home he was house sitting in Lake Oswego. …
Posted by Mike Turner on September 29, 2015
Vancouver, Wa – A public memorial for slain Vancouver Police K9 Ike took place Tuesday evening outside the local Hilton. The memorial ceremony for K9 Ike recognized his service to the department and the community. K9 Ike died following emergency surgery after being stabbed while chasing down a suspect.
Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on September 29, 2015
HILLSBORO, Ore. — A large mailbox that houses mail and packages for a number of households in a neighborhood off Southeast Drake near 67th blew up over the weekend.
The U.S. Postal Service and the Hillsboro Police Department are investigating. Police believe kids might have done this just for fun. Anyone wanting to steal mail would have found an easier way …