Reservoirs Cleaned, Could Soon Be Online

Posted by Cort Johnson on May 28, 2014
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Portland, OR – Mount Tabor Reservoirs 1 and 5 could soon be back on the city water system, if test results are clean.

The reservoirs were at the center of last weeks boil water alert, the largest in Portland’s history.  Both have since been drained, cleaned and partially refilled.

The Oregonian reports that crews power wash the basins, partially fill them and …

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Fight Over Gay Marriage Not Over

Posted by Associated Press on May 28, 2014
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PORTLAND, ORE. — The National Organization for Marriage says it is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge’s order declaring Oregon’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional.

The group, which opposes gay marriage, says it filed the request on Tuesday with Justice Anthony Kennedy, who handles such requests from the region that includes Oregon.

Oregon Attorney …

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Malamute Mystery

Posted by Mike Turner on May 27, 2014
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About eight to ten Malamute-type dogs were found in the last couple of months in the southern area of Forest Park near Northwest Cornell Road.The County could use your help in solving the “Malamute Mystery.”

Four of the dogs killed a local resident’s goat on March 25. Two ran off and the other two were fatally shot by the goat’s owner. …

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School Mourns Death of Japanese Immersion Student

Posted by Jeremy Scott on May 27, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

PORTLAND — It’s a sad day at Mount Tabor Middle School as students and teachers cope with the loss of a classmate who was run over and killed on the Oregon Coast on Memorial Day weekend.

14-year-old Cruz Miller was a member of the school’s Japanese Immersion Program, Oya No Kai.  Students, teachers and …

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Boats on Washington Shore From Japanese Tsunami

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on May 27, 2014
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OCEAN PARK, Wash. — In just the last few days, several boats, and other pieces of debris have washed ashore. Experts say the barnacles covering the debris leads them to believe they are from the Japanese Tsunami. The boats were towed to a yard at the Washington State Parks office in Ilwaco. They will be inspected for invasive species and identifying …

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