Posted by Steve Leader on February 7, 2014
The winter storm that began smashing Oregon Thursday hasn’t done much to ease the drought. According to the Associated Press, snowpacks across most of the state Friday were less than half of normal. The drought index is still severe to moderate.
Ryan Sandler, a National Weather Service meteorologist, says we have a long climb to get back to normal. He says …
(Arlene shown with her late husband Harold in the Japanese Gardens)
Tom Smith heard a woman choking while he was having lunch at a Wilsonville Burger King. So, he went over, saw that she was turning blue and administered the Heimlich Maneuver. She managed to recover and went on his way.
It turns out the woman he saved was Portland philanthropist Arlene …
Posted by Cort Johnson on February 3, 2014
While both Punxsutaney Phil and Mayzie the Hedgehog at the Oregon Zoo saw their shadows on Sunday – predicting six more weeks of winter – the National Weather Service has issued a special advisory for the Portland metro area, warning of cold, frigid air
Temperatures will drop to 15 to 20 degrees below average starting Wednesday morning – with highs reaching …
Posted by Cort Johnson on January 30, 2014
A former Washington State Patrol lieutenant has been arrested on a warrant alleging multiple sex abuse offenses The Clark County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement last night.
Kenneth S. Garrison of Vancouver was arrested Wednesday night at the Rodeway Inn & Suites in Gresham. Sgt. Kevin Allais with Clark County says a Portland area SWAT team and suburban Gresham …
Around 5:00 pm Wednesday Vancouver Police announced the arrest of 27-year-old Brandon C. Smith for his connection to a fatal hit and run on January 19th. They say Smith agreed to come in with his attorney.
Smith has been booked in the Clark County Jail for 2 counts of vehicular Homicide and 3 counts of Hit & Run Vehicle/injury, plus 1 …