Beaverton Gunning for a $10 million dollar Federal Grant to Improve Canyon Road

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 31, 2015
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BEAVERTON, Ore. —  Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle is hoping to land a $10 million dollar Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery or TIGER grant to make major improvements to Canyon Road (OR 8).

This is the third year in the row they’ve applied for this grant.  Mayor Doyle says last year they made it to the finals.  He says it’s a very …

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KXL EXCLUSIVE WITH SOUND: Salem Electric Worker Takes Time to Put Out Potential Bark Dust Fire

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 27, 2015
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SALEM, Ore. — A Salem homeowner is very grateful that a man took about a half hour to stop what he was doing and prevent a possible disaster.

Ron Addison was driving his Salem Electric truck Wednesday down a neighborhood street when he smelled smoke.  He noticed a pile of smoldering bark dust in someone front yard.  It looked pretty dangerous, …

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Sweetcakes by Melissa Owners Featured in Ted Cruz Campaign Video

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 24, 2015

HOUSTON, Tex — Texas Senator and Republican candidate for President Ted Cruz has a new campaign video out entitled:  “Stand for Religious Liberty”.  It features five different stories from real people who have all been sued and faced professional hardships for making religious stances for traditional marriages and against homosexuality.

The first faces you see are Melissa and Aaron Klein.  They …

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Portland Man Promises PSU $100 Million Donation – Has Yet to Pay

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 21, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. —  Portland State University thought they were going to get a huge infusion of strings-free cash this week, but it wasn’t to be.

A private donor and former student who wished to remain anonymous said he wanted to donate $100 million dollars to his beloved school.  After discussions a date of August 18th was set to announce the gift. …

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International Help To Fight Western Wildfires

Posted by Associated Press on August 20, 2015

Boise, Idaho (AP) —  Australia and New Zealand are sending firefighters to help battle wildfires burning in the west.

The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise announced Thursday that the top fire managers representing various U.S. agencies requested about 70 fire managers and specialists from the two countries.

Details are still being worked out, but the firefighters are expected to arrive in …

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