Posted by Steve Leader on April 24, 2014
According to Oregon State Medical Examiner Dr. Karen Gunson, the number of heroin-related deaths in the state fell last year by 25% compared with 2012. Heroin claimed 111 lives in 2013.
Gunson says deaths related to methamphetamine jumped by 32% last year compared with 2012.
While not exactly sure why deaths related to heroin fell, Gunson tells FM News 101 the drop …
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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 …
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 …
Posted by Steve Leader on March 31, 2014
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 …
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 …