Police Search For Missing Man In The Dalles

Posted by Cort Johnson on March 18, 2014
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THE DALLES, Oregon – Police are searching for a man who hasn’t been seen for days.

23-year-old Travis Church was last seen at his home on Saturday night.  Church is an employee for The Dalles 911 dispatch center.

Police officials say he drives a blue 2010 Jeep Rubicon with tinted windows.  The vehicle has Oregon plates 300 DNR.

If you have any information …

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Travel Channel International Showcases Oregon Wines

Posted by Pat Boyle on March 17, 2014
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Portland, Oregon – The rest of the world is getting a peak at what Oregon wines have to offer. Travel Channel International has just premiered “Jeni and Olly’s West Coast Wine Adventure. The four part TV series will feature Portland, the Willamette Valley and Southern Oregon in two of those episodes. It was the 2nd most viewed program when it …

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PSU Faculty Authorize Strike

Posted by Cort Johnson on March 13, 2014
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Faculty members rally at Portland State University – February 27, 2014

Portland, Or – Faculty members of the American Association of University Professionals at Portland State University have voted in favor of a strike, if union leaders are unable to reach a contract deal with school officials.

Voting began Tuesday morning and closed Wednesday evening, with 94% of those voting being in …

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CRC Officially Dead

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 7, 2014
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The Columbia River Crossing Project has officially been scrapped.  Governor John Kitzhaber gave lawmakers a deadline to either pass legislation on an Oregon lead project or let it go.

The following is a statement and press release issued Friday afternoon by ODOT Director Matthew Garrett:

“On March 7, the Oregon Legislature adjourned without reinstating construction funds for the CRC I-5 Bridge Replacement …

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Semi Truck Driver Amazingly Walks Away From Crazy Crash

Posted by Brett Reckamp on March 5, 2014
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Truck driver Jack Phillips is lucky to be alive after getting into a crash Wednesday afternoon that resulted in a number of large steel beams penetrating his cab.

Phillips says he was cut off while driving down Southwest Tualatin-Sherwood Road at Southwest Nyberg.  He hit the breaks and the beams came flying.

Phillips instinctively ducked when one of the beams came straight …

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