West Linn Man Caught Sleeping in Chicken Coop After Night of Drinking

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 16, 2015
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WEST LINN, Ore. — 23-year-old Jordan Fincher is facing trespassing, burglary and criminal mischief charges after getting caught sleeping in a backyard chicken coop.

West Linn Police Sergeant Mike Francis says they were called to a home on Willamette Drive early Saturday morning by the homeowner.  When they got there, he says they saw Fincher crashed out in the nesting rooms …

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For Profit College Company Paying $102 Million in Settlement

Posted by Chris Brown on November 16, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced Monday that Oregon and 28 other states have reached a $102 million settlement with for-profit college corporation EDMC, which operates 110 online and mortar schools, including the Art Institute of Portland.

650 former Oregon students will receive have approximately $750,000 in loans forgiven as part of the deal.

From today’s release:

“The massive amount …

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Heavy Rains in Store for Weekend and Beyond

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 12, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — KGW Chief Meteorologist Matt Zaffino is predicting heavy rains on Saturday.  Matt also says to expect a lot of the wet stuff on into next week.

ODOT has a few tips for drivers to keep in mind as we move through the last few months of the year which are typically busy months for crashes.

Slow down, especially through …

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Army Vet Missing for 4 Days Gets Rescued on Veterans Day

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 11, 2015

WILLAMINA, Ore. — 51-year-old Timothy John Marsh is home safe and sound after getting stuck in rural Yamhill County for 4 days.

On Saturday, November 7th the Lane County Sheriff’s Office listed Timothy John Marsh, 51 years of age, as a missing endangered person. Marsh, a Gulf War veteran with the United States Army, was last believed to be traveling from …

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Oregon State Government Earns “F” Grade for Ethics

Posted by Brett Reckamp on November 9, 2015

SALEM, Ore. — The Center for Public Integrity and Global Integrity has just completed an investigation into each state’s government ethics.  They looked at 13 different categories and gave each state a grade and rank.

Oregon was one of 11 states earning an F.  Washington State got a D+.  No A’s or B’s were handed out, Alaska earned the top spot …

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