Mount Hood Snowpack Brings Bad News

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 31, 2013
mt hood snowpack

Photo:  Don Ryan

Hydrologists have completed their snow survey for Mt Hood and say we are well below average.  Here is the latest message and results from the NRCS Oregon Snow Survey.

At the Mount Hood snow course, we measured 12.4 inches of water content and the snow was 28 inches deep. This 12.4 inches of water stored in the snowpack today …

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Ducks Handle Longhorns in Alamo Bowl

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 30, 2013
alamo bowl

Photo:  Thomas Boyd / The Oregonian 

On the strength of their defense, the #10 Oregon Ducks rolled the Texas Longhorns 30-7 in the Alamo Bowls in San Antonio, Texas.  The Ducks enjoyed 2 TD’s on defense, while Quarterback Marcus Mariota handled the offense with 133 yards on the ground and 253 through the air.

The game was the last for long-time Oregon …

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Assault and Theft Suspect’s Family Gets Christmas Afterall

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 24, 2013
Nobles

In a story of Christmas spirit, Marion County Deputies work with Toys R Us to turn a bad situation around for a woman and her child.  Below is the full story.

“Steadily contribute to the quality of life in our community,” words Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office don’t just say when they commit to becoming a law enforceme nt …

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Major Internet Drug and Fraud Ring in Washington County

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 20, 2013
Fake ID man

Washington County Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for the man who’s picture appears on all these driver’s licenses.   It’s part of a long and involved investigation.  Below is the press release that was sent out Friday evening.

December 20, 2013–Washington County Sheriff’s Detectives are seeking citizen’s assistance to identify a man whose photo appears on a fake driver’s license. This is part …

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Former MHCC Lifeguard Faces Sex Abuse Charges

Posted by Brett Reckamp on December 18, 2013
Samuel Patrick Melthratter

Gresham Police arrested 21-year-old Samuel Patrick Melthratter at his home Wednesday afternoon and charged him with sexually abusing 3 underage girls while he was working as a lifeguard at Mount Hood Community College this Summer.

Lt. Claudio Granjean says they think Melthratter was using his position at the school to find girls.  He is no longer employed there.  They also think …

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