CRC Officially Dead

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 7, 2014

The Columbia River Crossing Project has officially been scrapped.  Governor John Kitzhaber gave lawmakers a deadline to either pass legislation on an Oregon lead project or let it go.

The following is a statement and press release issued Friday afternoon by ODOT Director Matthew Garrett:

“On March 7, the Oregon Legislature adjourned without reinstating construction funds for the CRC I-5 Bridge Replacement …

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Gunmen In Strip Club Shooting Dies

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 17, 2014

PORTLAND — The man who shot three people including a bouncer and a waitress at a strip club last Saturday night before being shot himself by another bouncer has died from his injuries.

43-year-old Thomas Hjelmeland passed away at a Portland hospital.

He was denied entry to the Mystic Gentleman’s Club at Southeast 99th and Stark because of his behavior.  Staff say …

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