Widespread 9-1-1 Outage Overnight

Posted by Pat Boyle on April 10, 2014
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Clark County, Washington – 9-1-1  emergency service in Washington State and Northwest Oregon was not working for more than five hours over night. Clark County  Regional Emergency  Agency manager Anna Pendergrass says they noticed the system was down around 1 am and it didn’t start coming back on line  until after 6:15 am this morning.

She says  they …

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Plea Deal Could Be On the Table in Jessie Cavett Murder Case

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 7, 2014
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http://kxl.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2014/04/BTH-CAVETT-PLEA-DEAL.mp3The family of the late Jessie Cavett – who’s name is now Jessie Doyle says they are not happy about a possible plea deal between the Multnomah County D.A. and confessed murderer Joshua Cavett.

Josh shot his estranged wife in the head in her Gresham apartment and on October 12th, 2013.  He did it in front of their two children, then …

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Oregon Farmers May Feel Effect Of California Drought

Posted by Steve Leader on March 31, 2014
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A large amount of California farmland will be left idle this year because of severe drought. One of the ripple effects could be a drop in demand for Oregon seeds.  That may not seem like a big deal. But it could be.

Katie Faust, with the Oregon Farm Bureau, says the state grows a lot of seed crops.  Many are sold …

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NBC Picks up Grimm for a 4th Season

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 19, 2014
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NBC has announced that they are picking up the series for a 4th season.  Grimm is doing well with the coveted 18-49 demo and it has over eight million viewers total which is way up over last year.  The show is part of NBC’s studio counterpart, Universal Television and of course, shot right here in Portland.  NBC renewed three scripted …

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Downtown Portland Crosswalk Enforcement Keeps Police Busy

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 18, 2014
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation teamed up with the Portland Police Bureau to execute a two and a half hour crosswalk enforcement at SW 4th and Montgomery Tuesday afternoon.

As pedestrians continued to walk back and forth, motorcycle cops hid and waited for motorists who chose not to stop.  The exercise provided a good reminder for motorists that they must stop …

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