Blue-Green Algae Bloom Discovered in Clackamas Cove

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 28, 2015

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon Health officials have confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in Clackamas Cove off the Clackamas River east of Clackamette Park.

Toxicologist Dr. David Farer says they have tested samples and found that it is the kind of algae that can be toxic.  He says people should avoid coming into contact with the algae.  Those …

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Card Reading Device Found at McMinnville Gas Station

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 23, 2015
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McMINNVILLE, Ore. — McMinnville Police say they have located a credit and debit card number stealing device at the Buy 2 76 Gas Station on 99W.  It was found Wednesday and may have been in place for as long as 90 days.

Captain Tim Symons says they want to warn anyone who might have bought gas at that station within the …

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3,000 Trees to be Cut Down at Marys Peak to Help Meadow Thrive

Posted by Brett Reckamp on September 21, 2015
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CORVALIS, Ore. — About 3,000 trees are being cut down on the top of the Coast Range’s tallest mountain.  Marys Peak is home to a mountain-top meadow and for about 60 years, trees have been closing in and shrinking the size of the high altitude meadow.  There are 5 mountain top meadows in the range and they are all slowing …

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