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 …
Truck driver Jack Phillips is lucky to be alive after getting into a crash Wednesday afternoon that resulted in a number of large steel beams penetrating his cab.
Phillips says he was cut off while driving down Southwest Tualatin-Sherwood Road at Southwest Nyberg. He hit the breaks and the beams came flying.
Phillips instinctively ducked when one of the beams came straight …
Posted by FM News 101 KXL on March 3, 2014
ALBANY, OR – A Forest Grove man died on Sunday, while scuba diving in Clear Lake near Santiam Pass.
The Linn County sheriff’s office says three men were diving and one did not surface.
After a search, the body was recovered by Sweet Home fire department divers in about 40 feet of water near the Clear Lake Lodge. He’s been identified as …
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has vetoed a Republican bill designed to give added protection from lawsuits to people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays. The proposed legislation subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major corporations and political leaders from both parties and set off a national debate over gay rights and religious freedom.
Oregon United for Marriage …
Canby Police Chief Bret J. Smith announced Tuesday that two additional suspects have been named in the murder of 43-year-old Edward Kelly Spangler. One of them is Francis Paul Weaver – the son of Ward Weaver who raped and killed 2 girls in Oregon City 12 years ago. Francis becomes the third member of his family charged with murder. His …