Worker Falls into 15′ Concrete Foundation Hole

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 24, 2014
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Portland Fire and Rescue crews were called to a job site Monday after at 3127 SW Champlain after a construction worker was found unconscious at the bottom of a 15′ hole.  They’re still looking into how or why he fell, but he was down there alone.  Fortunately, they did not bury him in concrete.

PF&R used a rope and pulley system …

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He’s The First

Posted by Steve Leader on November 20, 2014
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It’s no longer just pimps who are getting busted for trafficking child prostitutes.  For the first time in an Oregon federal court a man who bought sex and, in the process, helped exploit a child, was convicted and sentenced this week. Riggs Sentencing Memo

Ben Allen Riggs, 64, from Oregon City,  violated federal sex trafficking laws when he paid a 14-year …

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What to do with the Mt Tabor Reservoir?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 18, 2014
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The first of two scheduled public meetings to discuss three options for Mt Tabor was held Tuesday night at Warner Pacific College.  Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish and Amanda Fritz heard from citizens who chimed in on three options.

1) Drain the reservoir and leave it empty

2) Keep the water there, but maintain it

3) Spend approximately $40 million dollars to make …

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Reward in Waxenfelter Murder Case Now Up to $25,000

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 28, 2014
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The Clackamas County Commissioners have increased the reward offered for information leading to the arrest of DIRCK MORGAN WHITE, 42, the prime suspect in the murder of Assistant Clackamas County Weighmaster Grady Waxenfelter, who was shot and killed on Feb. 6 while on duty.

The reward, which was $16,000, has been increased to $25,000.

On February 6, 2014, Clackamas County Weighmaster Grady …

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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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