Posted by Cort Johnson on February 3, 2014
While both Punxsutaney Phil and Mayzie the Hedgehog at the Oregon Zoo saw their shadows on Sunday – predicting six more weeks of winter – the National Weather Service has issued a special advisory for the Portland metro area, warning of cold, frigid air
Temperatures will drop to 15 to 20 degrees below average starting Wednesday morning – with highs reaching …
Posted by Cort Johnson on January 30, 2014
A former Washington State Patrol lieutenant has been arrested on a warrant alleging multiple sex abuse offenses The Clark County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement last night.
Kenneth S. Garrison of Vancouver was arrested Wednesday night at the Rodeway Inn & Suites in Gresham. Sgt. Kevin Allais with Clark County says a Portland area SWAT team and suburban Gresham …
Around 5:00 pm Wednesday Vancouver Police announced the arrest of 27-year-old Brandon C. Smith for his connection to a fatal hit and run on January 19th. They say Smith agreed to come in with his attorney.
Smith has been booked in the Clark County Jail for 2 counts of vehicular Homicide and 3 counts of Hit & Run Vehicle/injury, plus 1 …
Posted by Cort Johnson on January 29, 2014
An audit by Oregon’s Secretary of State has found that TriMet has “extremely urgent financial issues that they need to address.” That includes more than a billion dollars in unfunded obligations, with more than 800-million dollars going toward health care costs for current and past employees.
According to the Oregonian, the 54-page audit found TriMet to be suffering from low morale …
Oregon Governor John Kithzhaber sent a letter to Senate President Peter Courtney and Speaker of the House Tina Kotek late Monday telling they they need to either get something done on the Columbia River Crossing project by March 9th or he’ll have ODOT scrap the whole thing and begin archiving.
Oregon lawmakers already passed a $450 million dollar bill, but Washington …