Winds Whip Up Toppling Trees and Knocking Out Power

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 11, 2014

PORTLAND — Thousands of homes and businesses were without power on Thursday after winds kicked up and knocked trees into power lines on an otherwise pleasant sunny early fall day in the 70’s.

More than 5,000 PGE customers in the tri-county area were without power throughout the day with the most in Clackamas and Washington counties.  Crews got the upper hand by mid-afternoon.

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Murder Outside Beaverton Apartment Complex

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 11, 2014

Rosemary Reynolds & Pat Boyle contributed to this story

BEAVERTON — Police have identified the man who was shot and killed outside an apartment complex early Wednesday morning.

Officers responding to shots fired at the Birch Point Apartments on NW Cornell Road found the body of 24-year-old Amjad Ahmed Alkofi.  He lived in Washington County, but was not a resident of the …

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Analysis: Obama Takes Big Risk in Wider Airstrikes

Posted by Associated Press on September 11, 2014

WASHINGTON — For a president criticized as overly cautious and reluctant to lead, Barack Obama is taking a huge risk. He is thrusting U.S. fighting forces into a growing military operation with clear dangers, unknown costs, an indefinite length and unpredictable consequences.

After years of resistance, the president who wanted to end America’s wars will now oversee a sweeping airstrike campaign in …

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9/11 Memorial at Reynolds High

Posted by Mike Turner on September 10, 2014

Gresham Fire hangs a giant Flag of Honor while Reynolds High School students surround the campus with 200 flags to memorialize those who were lost during 9/11.

The flags serve as a surprise for students arriving to school on Thursday 9/11.

A New View

Posted by Mike Turner on September 9, 2014

Linda Osburn is not happy with the new view of the street in front of her house along SE 136th Avenue. She wanted to continue to enjoy the sight of her century old English Walnut which lies in pieces on the ground.

The city took down the tree to make room for a new sidewalk but Linda says she never got …

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