Gorgeous Weather at Oregon Coast – Jealous Portland?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 15, 2014
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Portland is dealing with pretty typical weather in mid-January, plenty of clouds, some fog and mist, but if you can head east or west for about 30 miles, you will find sunshine!  High temps on Mount Hood made it into the 50’s and over at the Oregon Coast – Wednesday was a chamber of commerce day.  Beach walkers basked in …

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Central Catholic High Recognized By Army National Guard

Posted by Cort Johnson on January 10, 2014
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The Army National Guard has honored Central Catholic High School as part of the 9th Annual MaxPreps Football Tour of Champions.

Central Catholic finished up it’s season Number 68 in the final rankings and is one of 50 schools being honored during this season’s tour. Central Catholic (14-0) posted its first unbeaten season since the school went undefeated in the 1952 …

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H1N1 Flu Strand Claims Another Oregon Life

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 8, 2014
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53-year-old Suzie Mahaffey died in a Salem hospital Tuesday morning.  She reportedly came down with Bronchitis on December 29th and never got better.

Multnomah County Health Officer Dr. Justin Denny says the number of flu cases are not up, but the severity of the cases is far worse than in recent years.  He says this year’s H1N1 Strand is the same …

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China Door Still Shut On Northwest Shellfish

Posted by Steve Leader on January 7, 2014
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Just before Christmas China’s government imposed an import ban on west coast geoducks (gooey ducks).  Washington and Oregon are among states where the very large edible clams are harvested.

China says it found high levels of inorganic arsenic in geoducks from Puget Sound which prompted the import ban.

Now, Washington health officials say they’re sending test results to state and federal partners …

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FOUND: 71-year-old Hiker Missing on Mt Hood

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 6, 2014
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Updated 10:00 pm – Hiker FOUND.  Gary Tuor and his dog Buddy have been located.  It will take several hours to get them out.

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A hiker who was supposed to be home Sunday is still not home was found late Monday evening.  Below is the press release that was issued late Monday afternoon for Gary Tuor.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office is …

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