Fake Orca vs Sea Lions Battle Done for the Summer

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 5, 2015
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Photo: Devon Haskins, KGW

ASTORIA, Ore. — Port of Astoria officials say they’re putting the fake orca away for now.

In yet another effort to try and scare off the some 1,200 sea lions who have taken up residence on the Docks of the Port, officials Thursday rolled out the 32-foot fiberglass, motorized killer whale.  Unfortunately, the strong currents and winds quickly knocked …

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Candlelight Vigil on Fifth Anniversary of Kyron Horman’s Disappearance

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 4, 2015
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BEAVERTON, Ore. — A candlelight vigil for Kyron Horman happened Thursday evening next to the Wall of Hope on Northwest Twin Oaks Drive in Beaverton.

Kyron has been missing for five years now after last being seen at Skyline Elementary in Northwest Portland.  He disappeared on June 4th, 2010.  He was 7-years-old.

The vigil was put organized by Kyron’s mother, Desiree Young …

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Over a Dozen Reports of Slashed Tires in Downtown Portland

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 20, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore – Portland Police say they received more than a dozen reports of slashed vehicle tires from around 5:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m. Tuesday.  The area of the crime spree was around Southwest Morrison to Jefferson Streets, 12th to 18th Avenues.

Officers believe homeless men could be doing the slashing.  Some witnesses say they saw both a white and African …

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Oregon Adds 7,600 Jobs in April

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 19, 2015
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SALEM, Ore – Oregon’s unemployment rate declined to 5.2 percent in April from 5.4 percent in March, reaching Oregon’s lowest rate since July 2007 when the rate was also 5.2 percent. The rate is now back to where it was during 2006 through early 2008 when Oregon’s rate held steady between 5.0 and 5.5 percent.

The growth is attributed to four …

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Oregon Special Election Today

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 19, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The State of Oregon is holding a special election today.  At stake are things like school board members, tax levies and some local issues.  Not every city or county has something going on and there are no statewide issues or races to decide.

A few local highlights include:

Multnomah County – Reynolds district $125 million dollar school bond; Gresham …

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