Early Start to Wildfire Season?

Posted by Steve Leader on April 23, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — Chances of another dangerous Oregon wildfire season can’t be ignored.  According to Tom Fields, fire prevention coordinator with the Oregon Department of Forestry, the last two fire seasons have been the most devastating in state history.

Fields says fire conditions leading into summer are “pretty severe.”  And the extreme drought in Southeast Oregon is no help.

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Blazers in 0-2 Hole Against Memphis

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 22, 2015
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Portland Trail Blazers lost game two of their first round NBA Playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies Wednesday night, 97-82.

The Blazers were once again short-handed as both Arron Afllalo and Chris Kaman missed the game due to injuries.

The Grizzlies had five guys score in double figures.  LaMarcus Aldridge again led Portland with 32 points …

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Boil Water Alert Lifted In Government Camp, Still No Cause of Condo Fire

Posted by Jeremy Scott on April 22, 2015
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GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. — The water is safe again to drink without boiling it.  The order was issued Tuesday and lifted 24 hours later because the water pressure was really low.  The resources were being used to fight a massive condominium fire that’s been smoldering for two days near Mount Hood.

The Golden Poles Chalet on East Multorpor Road just off Highway …

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Wilsonville Extending Moratorium on Marijuana Business Licenses

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 21, 2015
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WILSONVILLE, Ore – The Wilsonville City Council Tuesday voted to approve a resolution clarifying their stance on marijuana-related businesses.  The one-year moratorium was set to expire on May 1st, but will now be extended.

Wilsonville City Assistant Attorney Barbara Jacobson says they wanted to wait until the Oregon Legislative Assembly drafted rules before taking any action.  She says once they come …

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Run of Thrones Tracing Dragon Image Around Portland

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 17, 2015
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A super fan of the HBO Television Show Game of Thrones has started a little something he calls Run of Thrones.  Gene Lu has taken to Google Maps to create an 11.5 mile route that will actually trace out the image of a dragon.

He’s inviting anyone who likes to run and likes the show to join him on Sunday afternoon …

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