President Obama Is Sending Military Advisers Into Iraq

Posted by Associated Press on June 19, 2014
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WASHINGTON — Inching back into a fight he tried to leave behind, President Barack Obama announced Thursday he was dispatching 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq to help quell the rising insurgency in the crumbling nation. He also challenged Iraq’s embattled leader to create a more inclusive government or risk his country descending into sectarian civil war.

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White Supremacist Gangs Targeted By Fairview Raid

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on June 19, 2014
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FAIRVIEW — A SWAT team raided a home at 787 Cedar about 3 A.M. this morning. The raid was part of an ongoing investigation involving drugs, guns, and witness tampering. Warrants were served connected to the charges.  Seven people are being questioned as part of Operation White Christmas.  Three of the seven  people of been released. The seventh person came to the …

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Man Fires Shot Into Home, Leaves Note

Posted by Associated Press on June 19, 2014

BETHANY, Ore. (AP) – A sheriff’s officer in the Portland suburb of Bethany says just leaving a note telling your next-door neighbors that you fired a bullet into their apartment isn’t quite enough.

Washington County sheriff’s Sgt. Bob Ray says deputies arrested a 25-year-old man after the neighbors returned home Tuesday and found both the note and the bullet hole.

The Oregonian …

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The Boys Are Back In Town

Posted by Mike Turner on June 18, 2014
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The Hillsboro Hops filled up the stands Wednesday night for their first home game of the year.


Wildfire Sparks In Timber Harvest Near Hood River

Posted by Jeremy Scott on June 18, 2014
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Mike Turner contributed to this story

HOOD RIVER — A wildfire that sparked in a timber harvest early Wednesday morning about ten miles south of town is burning on a steep slope in county forest land.

The Owens Fire, named after a ranch that once existed on the property has reached 50 acres.  Crews have nearly completed a line around the fire that’s now half contained …

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