Richardson Reacts to New Poll Indicating Swing in His Favor

Posted by Steve Herman on October 23, 2014
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PORTLAND, Ore.- A dramatic shift in poll numbers has taken place since Governor John Kitzhaber’s campaign became riddled with scandal. A poll commissioned by KATU has Dennis Richardson with a surprising double-digit lead.

Even Dennis Richardson himself is surprised by the new numbers “It was just amazing to see that kind of a flip,” Richardson told KXL. “People finally have figured it …

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Bomb Threat Locks Down Vancouver’s Heritage High School

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 14, 2014
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A receptionist at Heritage High School fielded a bomb threat around 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.  The school immediately went into lock-down.  The Clark County Sheriff says while they considered the credibility of the threat low, they wanted to follow protocol.

Parents were able to pick up their children around 4:00 pm after the school was cleared.


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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Gay Marriage: Decision Put Off Again

Posted by Steve Leader on October 6, 2014
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The head of a group that successfully fought for gay marriage in Oregon has mixed feelings about what happened today at the U.S. Supreme Court.  The justices denied petitions from five states, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Indiana.

Related: Supreme Court Clears Way for Gay Marriage Expansion

The states wanted the court to uphold their bans on same sex marriage.   The …

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