NBC Picks up Grimm for a 4th Season

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 19, 2014
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NBC has announced that they are picking up the series for a 4th season.  Grimm is doing well with the coveted 18-49 demo and it has over eight million viewers total which is way up over last year.  The show is part of NBC’s studio counterpart, Universal Television and of course, shot right here in Portland.  NBC renewed three scripted …

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Downtown Portland Crosswalk Enforcement Keeps Police Busy

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 18, 2014
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation teamed up with the Portland Police Bureau to execute a two and a half hour crosswalk enforcement at SW 4th and Montgomery Tuesday afternoon.

As pedestrians continued to walk back and forth, motorcycle cops hid and waited for motorists who chose not to stop.  The exercise provided a good reminder for motorists that they must stop …

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CRC Officially Dead

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 7, 2014
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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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Semi Truck Driver Amazingly Walks Away From Crazy Crash

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 5, 2014
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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 …

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Forest Grove Man Dies While Scuba Diving

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 …

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