More Than 13,000 Homeless Oregonians According To New Head Count

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 7, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Housing and Community Services Department says its latest head count of the homeless shows 13,176 Oregonians do not have their own place to stay.  The street count was done by volunteers in January and shows people living outside, in cars or in temporary shelters.

Alison McIntosh with the agency says “about a third of the people …

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VIDEO: Thief Seen Stealing $80K Package Off Front Porch

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 6, 2015

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. — A suspect is wanted for stealing a package off the front porch of a home on SE Champagne Lane.

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s department says around 4:44pm last Friday, a man driving a small, dark hatchback car pulled up to the house, got out, took the box, stuffed it in the back of his car and left. …

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Blue-Green Algae Bloom Discovered in Clackamas Cove

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 28, 2015

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon Health officials have confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in Clackamas Cove off the Clackamas River east of Clackamette Park.

Toxicologist Dr. David Farer says they have tested samples and found that it is the kind of algae that can be toxic.  He says people should avoid coming into contact with the algae.  Those …

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Card Reading Device Found at McMinnville Gas Station

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 23, 2015
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McMINNVILLE, Ore. — McMinnville Police say they have located a credit and debit card number stealing device at the Buy 2 76 Gas Station on 99W.  It was found Wednesday and may have been in place for as long as 90 days.

Captain Tim Symons says they want to warn anyone who might have bought gas at that station within the …

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