Cylvia Hayes Admits to Buying Land for Pot Grow

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 13, 2014
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In the latest blow for the fiance of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, it has now been revealed that Hayes was part of a joint effort to buy some land in Washington State to be used as an illegal pot grow.  KOIN TV broke the news Monday night.  Last week, she admitted to accepting $5,000 to marry a teenager from Ethiopia …

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Seattle City Council Votes to Change Columbus Day to Indigenous People’s Day

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 6, 2014
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Monday’s vote to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in the city was unanimous.  The vote was set to take place last month, but they pushed it off to gain more attention.

Tribal members and other supporters say the move recognizes the rich history of people who have inhabited this country for centuries.  They say Christopher Columbus represents genocide.  Seattle …

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19 People Found Inside Vancouver Drug House

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 2, 2014
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The Clark County – Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force along with a SWAT team executed a search warrant at 7120 NE 131st Avenue early this morning as a part of an ongoing investigation.  Commander Mike Cook says they found 19 people inside and ended up arrested 12 of them for various charges.

Commander Cook says they had been monitoring the home …

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Scoggins Valley Park Back Open After Wildfire

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 23, 2014
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Washington County opened up Scoggins Valley Park at Hagg Lake at dawn Wednesday morning.  The Scoggins Creek Wildfire forced the closure Friday.

Superintendent of Parks Todd Winter tells KXL crews were able to keep it from being burned.  Henry Hagg Lake ended up being a resource for wildfire crews as they pumped over 120,000 gallons onto the blaze.  Nearly 700 firefighters …

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Injured Battle Ground Girl No Longer Critical

Posted by Steve Leader on September 22, 2014
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Anna Konovalchik, who’s 9 years old, was riding in the family minivan on September 10th with her mother and brother, when their vehicle was struck by a pickup truck in Battle Ground.  Police say the pickup driver was drunk.

The Columbian reports Anna’s condition, at Randall Children’s Hospital, has been upgraded, to serious.   Agatha’s brother and mother were released …

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