Bend All-Stars Trying to Make it to Little League World Series

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 30, 2014
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(Photo credit:  Shelley Scarborough Photography)

The group from Bend North won the Oregon State title and is now down in San Bernardino, California battling for the Northwest Region title.

Head Coach Dan Ruhl says his number one goal for the kids is to have fun.  But, along they way he says they are hoping to make some history.  Oregon opens up pool …

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Car Smashes into Jim Fisher Volvo in Downtown Portland

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 29, 2014
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Just before 8:30 Tuesday evening, a car swerved into the Jim Fisher Volvo car dealership on West Burnside at SW 21st Avenue.

KXL’s Jeremy Scott was near the site shortly after the accident and says a witness helped pull the driver out of the car.

Three people were sent to the hospital.  It looks like the 43-year-old driver may have had a …

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Portland Area Cougar Sightings Continue to Come in

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 30, 2014
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Yet again, someone says they have seen a cougar in an urban area.  This time, one was spotted in SE Portland’s Mill Park neighborhood near Southeast 121st Avenue and Division.

Last week, two sightings were phoned in from Hillsboro.  There have been a number of others from different areas including SW Portland.

Rick Swart with Oregon Fish and Wildlife says a number …

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Randall Children’s Hospital Chosen for Clinical Study with Sick Kids and Dogs

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 9, 2014
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Trevor & Bear – Photo courtesy of Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel

Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel is part of a select group of children’s cancer centers that gets to participate in The Canines and Childhood Cancer Study.  It’s a groundbreaking new program where trained dogs get paired with sick kids and every week when the child …

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Daughter Has Wedding for Dying Mother at Salem Hospital

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 6, 2014
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A heart-warming story out of Salem where a daughter and her long-time boyfriend decided to tie the knot at Salem Hospital where the bride’s mother is a terminal patient.

Laura Peterson, RN, an oncology nurse at Salem Hospital, went outside her standard nursing duties to put on a wedding for the daughter of a terminal patient. The event happened on the …

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