I Need a Name!

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 21, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — A rescued river otter at the Oregon Zoo is in need of a name and the zoo is allowing the public to vote on their favorite of the three finalists.

J.R. Papenfus: a creek in Lane County near the location where the pup was found. (J.R. is for junior, since a creek is junior to a river.)
Little Pudding …

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Two Portland Area Children Fall Out Windows

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 20, 2015
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Photo Courtesy: KGW

PORTLAND, Ore. — Rescue crews responded to two separate accidents on Sunday and Monday involving toddlers falling out of upper floor windows.

On Sunday evening around 8:17 p.m. a 2-year-old Aloha boy fell out of his 3rd story town home on SW Monson Street.  Amazingly, the boy fell right on top of his father who was walking the family …

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City of Portland Strikes Reservoir Deal with Mt. Tabor Neighborhood

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 15, 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association and Portland City Council have finally come to a compromise to deal with the two open air Mt Tabor Reservoirs.

They will be connected, but the city has agreed to come up with $4 million dollars to pay for renovations and keep the historic status in place.  They’ll be 85% filled with water …

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Compromise Coming on Plan for Mt Tabor Water Reservoirs?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 25, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Water Bureau and Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association seemed to indicate that they may be close to a compromise in the controversial issue of what to do with the Mount Tabor reservoirs.

At Thursday’s City Council meeting, one of the final ones on the issue of open air water reservoirs, the city decided to push off a …

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Man Exposes Himself to 70-Year-old Woman in Laundromat

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 23, 2015
laundry guy collage

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Police are looking for a man who a woman says exposed himself to her inside the Hyland Eco Laundromat Monday morning.

The victim is a 70-year-old woman.  He says she told him she was doing laundry around 10:00 when the suspect came in.  Shortly later, another person who was doing laundry left, leaving just the two of them …

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