Fire Tears Through SE Portland Auto Parts Store

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 18, 2014
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PORTLAND — A late Monday night fire sent residents living above Mike’s Auto Parts at Southeast 52nd and Woodstock running for safety when it went up in flames, causing significant damage.

“Crews were having some difficulty because of the size of that building with just one primary entrance in the front,” said Lieutenant Rich Chatman.

The fire appears to have started way in …

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I-84 Eastbound Re-Opens Following Landslide

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 17, 2014
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HOOD RIVER — Several large boulders crashed down onto Interstate 84 eastbound approaching Hood River on Wednesday night, burying a car in the debris.  The freeway was closed for several days so crews could clean-up several thousand cubic yards of rocks and debris that fell from a hill on the south side of the freeway.

Crews worked all weekend long and …

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Driver Still Wanted In One-Year-Old Hit & Run

Posted by Jeremy Scott on February 13, 2014
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PORTLAND — Tommy Gann was hit and killed near his apartment a year ago February 14th.  The driver of the van who hit him and kept on going still hasn’t been found.

Police recovered the vehicle a day later and found out who was driving.  58-year-old Victorio Nogueda-Barrera is wanted on a warrant.

The 56-year-old Gann was crossing Southeast Holgate near Milwaukie …

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Day Four of Brutal Winter Storm

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 7, 2014
Snow plow on Hwy. 26 outside the tunnel

Snow plow on Highway 26 outside the tunnel

Update: 2/9/2014 4 :00 PM

Portland — Freezing rain arrived Saturday evening blanketing a thin layer of ice on top of the heap of snow that the area had already received. The icy conditions made road conditions treacherous and caused the MAX train system to stop running for the second time in the systems …

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Cold Arctic Air Returns to Pacific Northwest

Posted by Cort Johnson on February 3, 2014
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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 …

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