Protesters Derail Portland City Council Meeting Over Reservoir Issue

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 13, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Wednesday’s Portland City Council meeting was shut down twice by protesters upset over a proposal from the Water Bureau to demolish the two open reservoirs in Washington Park.

After about an hour of protest outside, a very vocal group continued to shout “No” and “No demolition” among other things inside council chambers.  Mayor Charlie Hales pleaded with the …

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Planned Teacher Walkout Day in Evergreen School District

Posted by Brett Reckamp on May 4, 2015
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VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Evergreen School District will not have classes on Wednesday, May 13th because they won’t have enough teachers.  The local teacher’s union has decided to take that day to head to Olympia to protest with the state.

The day will have to be made up and will be tacked on to the last day of the year.

We received …

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Washington State AG Wants to Raise Smoking Age to 21

Posted by Brett Reckamp on January 21, 2015
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Bob Ferguson wants his state to be the first in the country to raise the minimum age for smoking from 18 to 21.  He introduced a bill into the state house that would amend the constitution.

Nearly 50 American cities, most of them on the east coast have already raised the minimum smoking age.  Several other states are working on similar …

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A Murderer May Be At The Wheel

Posted by Steve Leader on November 5, 2014
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This gold, 2001, Ford Focus 4-door, is similar to a car that Portland Police officers tried to pull over early this morning during a traffic stop.   Police had to end the pursuit because the suspect vehicle was swerving into oncoming traffic.

Portland Police believe a homocide suspect is driving that car.  He is David Kalac, 33.  He has an active warrant …

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19 People Found Inside Vancouver Drug House

Posted by Brett Reckamp on October 2, 2014
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The Clark County – Vancouver Regional Drug Task Force along with a SWAT team executed a search warrant at 7120 NE 131st Avenue early this morning as a part of an ongoing investigation.  Commander Mike Cook says they found 19 people inside and ended up arrested 12 of them for various charges.

Commander Cook says they had been monitoring the home …

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