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In 1994 I was appointed by Oregon's first woman governor, Barbara Roberts, to complete the term of a disgraced, disbarred and convicted Clatsop County district attorney. I've had the honor since then to be elected six consecutive times. After 25 years as chief prosecutor, I've decided not to stand for what ...
Charles Battreal, 50, Thayer, was arrested on Dec. 31, 2017, on a county warrant charging him with domestic assault. He was released after posting $2,500 bond. Victor Burton, 36, Thayer, was arrested on Dec. 28, 2017, on a county warrant charging him with non-support. He was released after posting ...

ROSEBURG, Ore. - The Douglas County Commissioners have signed the "Stepping Up" resolution, which is an effort to keep more mentally ill people out of jails. Douglas County is the 18th county in Oregon to sign the resolution, and 400 counties around the country have signed already as well.
Type in "Oregon gas laws" and the headlines are everywhere: "Oregonians lose it ... "People in Oregon are freaking out about the thought of pumping their own gas under a new law". These snarky ... Medford, a city of more than 70,000 in Jackson County, has too many people to qualify for self-service.
13 known elk were hit by at least one, possible more vehicles on Thursday morning in Washington County. ... WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. ... The Washington County Sheriff's Office is handling the crash and Oregon State Police is working with the Oregon Department of Transportation in removing the elk.
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said she will protect the state's legal marijuana industry after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session ... Oregon voters were clear when they chose to legalize the sale of marijuana & the fed govt shouldn't stand in the way https://t.co/3ax9EvdGGE.

A small and geographically isolated species of fish found only in Lake County, Ore., may soon come off the federal endangered species List. ... The announcement comes after more than a decade of habitat restoration work with the Bureau of Land Management and Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife.
The driver of a Chevrolet Avalanche was eastbound near Northwest Dersham Road about 4:25 a.m., said Deputy Shannon Wilde of the county sheriff's office. The driver, who was alone in the pickup truck, wasn't injured. Officials were unsure if other vehicles were also involved. Sgt. Jeff Proulx, an Oregon ...
Portland, Ore., may be known as the City of Roses, but it was savory salt, not fragrant flowers, that attracted me to one of the Pacific Northwest's most delightful destinations. Although the ... Jacobsen Salt Co. hand harvests salt in Netarts Bay and sells its full line of products at its Portland store/warehouse.
Douglas County Commissioners will consider a plan Wednesday to open up 35,000 acres of rural land to 20-acre home plots. The land is currently zoned for farm and forest use. The rezoning effort sets up a potentially major shift in how Oregon -- known for its conservative land use laws -- manages a ...
BEND -- A 44-year-old central Oregon woman who worked at the Deschutes County Jail is facing charges after authorities say she had sex with an inmate and brought in tobacco. The Bulletin reports that April Ann Hoisington-Kite of Bend was charged Friday with two counts of custodial sexual misconduct ...
The Broncos make their fourth trip to the @LasVegasBowl and will face Oregon on Dec. 16 at 12:30 pm PT/1:30 pm MT! #BleedBlue GAME/TICKET INFO: https://t.co/nYyay6oejZ pic.twitter.com/yEOsEWL6ad-- Boise State football (@BroncoSportsFB) December 3, 2017 //. "It's been a while," Boise State ...
A Bend man was killed early Sunday after he lost control of his vehicle in icy conditions in Klamath County. The crash happened about 2 a.m. on Oregon 97, according to a release from Oregon State Police. They said Roy Everett Smith, 64, lost control of his 2000 Ford F250 while traveling south near ...
The Oregon Duck cheers after doing pushups following an Oregon touchdown. The Oregon Ducks lead the Oregon State Beavers 52 to 7 at the end of the first half of the 121st civil war game on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. Photo by Ben Lonergan, Oregon News Lab ...
MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) - If you like flea markets and beer, then the Ore Dock Brewing Company had the perfect event for you Sunday afternoon. The brewery hosted its first ever Freak Show Flea Market, an idea thought up by a friend of the brewery. Anyone could come buy, sell or trade any sort of ...
Stewart was booked into Coos County jail around 8:30 p.m. He, too, had injuries but they were minor, Frasier said, and Stewart refused to be treated. He was found dead in his cell about 5:30 a.m., nine hours after being booked. Frasier has ordered an autopsy. Oregon State Police is investigating the death.
Deported Repeatedly, Man Is Sentenced to 35 Years for Attacks on 2 Oregon women ... Amity Girt, the deputy district attorney who handled the case for the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office, said that Mr. Martinez pleaded guilty on Friday to 10 charges, including sodomy, assault and robbery.

CORVALLIS -- Monroe's fire department is being sued for $3.5 million by a girl who alleges that she was molested by a firefighter while she participated in the agency's "junior firefighter" program. The girl's lawsuit was filed Friday in Benton County Circuit Court. It uses the pseudonym "Mary Doe" to protect ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man accused of fatally shooting his wife has been indicted on a murder charge. The previously secret indictment was announced Thursday, more than six weeks after Clayton Stanfill, 53, of Turner walked into his local fire department to receive treatment for what ...
The inmate slings himself over the toilet, his back curving as he dry-heaves, sweat rolling down his face and chest. He gags as Sheriff's Deputy Page Beutler responds to the emergency alarm at Lincoln County Jail around 6 p.m. Nov. 13. "I asked him what I could do ... that's when he said he swallowed a ...
Ballet star Finn Carmeci started taking dance lessons four years ago because his older sister is a ballerina and he thought "why not give it a try?" Little did he know he'd wind up becoming one of the top male ballet dancers in the country in just four years. MORE's Stephanie Kralevich caught up with the ...
"They should not eat it," said Jonathan Modie, a spokesman for the Oregon Health Authority. Just two of the 18 confirmed cases happened in Oregon, Modie said, with one in Multnomah County and one in Wasco County. Both people ate fruit purchased from Fred Meyer, he said, and the products carried ...
The inmate slings himself over the toilet, his back curving as he dry-heaves, sweat rolling down his face and chest. He gags as Sheriff's Deputy Page Beutler responds to the emergency alarm at Lincoln County Jail around 6 p.m. Nov. 13. "I asked him what I could do ... that's when he said he swallowed a ...
Area companies recently collaborated with the technology Association of Oregon and Connected Lane County, a local education and industry partnership, to launch summer tech work experiences for high school students and teachers. Apprenticeships are another way for companies to show that they ...
"The motto for this is 'Call when you can, text when you can't,'" said Dispatch Supervisor Joanne Beck with the Coos County Sheriff's Office. "We're the first center to have this ... The initial startup for the new technology cost $4,000, which was paid for by Oregon Emergency Management. Beck expects new ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities say two people were stabbed aboard a Greyhound bus east of Portland. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said Thursday that a suspect was arrested at the scene and the victims were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries not considered life-threatening.
TRAIL, Ore. (WTHR) - A Porsche stolen from an Oregon movie theater in 1991 was found flipped in the woods this week. police in Jackson County, Oregon say a man walking in a wooded area near Trail found the 1979 Porsche 924 coupe on a steep embankment Tuesday afternoon. Detectives checked ...
From Portland Cider Company: Portland Cider Company has announced the second annual release of its Oregon Wild Cider, a cider that embodies community, Sustainability, tradition, and charity. Oregon Wild Cider will be released Friday, Dec. 1, at the Portland Cider Co.'s Wassail Holiday Party, taking ...
The Jordan Cove permit was blocked Monday by the state's Land Use Board of Appeals. Oregon's Land Use Board of Appeals on Monday ruled in favor of the Oregon Shores conservation Coalition's appeal of Coos County's land use approval for the proposed Jordan Cove LNG (liquefied natural gas) ...
A federal judge Wednesday ordered Nevada cattleman Cliven Bundy, his son Ammon Bundy and co-defendant Ryan Payne be released to house arrest as ... Navarro told lawyers she planned to send to Oregon's U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown her proposed conditions for Payne's release before Payne ...
A case involving a Multnomah County corrections deputy on paid leave since July amid allegations of sexual assault is under review by the Oregon Department of Justice, authorities said Wednesday. All reports from a Washington County Sheriff's Office investigation involving Multnomah County Deputy ...
15 percent of residents could lose health coverage in one Oregon county. See other counties' rates. ... Michael Lloyd. By Hillary Borrud. In less than two months, Oregon voters will decide whether to impose hundreds of millions of dollars in health care taxes that lawmakers passed earlier this year.
In an odd turn of events, Democrats will decide on Wednesday which Republican will be next to join the Oregon House of Representatives. County commissioners from Multnomah, Clackamas and Hood River counties are set to appoint a new state representative Wednesday to replace Mark Johnson, who ...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Officials in a western Oregon county may soon allow homeless individuals or families with vehicles to camp overnight on ... The Register-Guard reports Lane County commissioners on Tuesday voted in favor of launching a pilot program to match up to 10 people or families with ...
The sport's best flocked to the Northwest to honor Nike co-founder Phil Knight ahead of his 80th birthday in February. And here were the Ducks, ...
Oregon's enigmatic NCAA college football head coach of four years surprised the school with an early morning phone call Wednesday to say ...
Oregon State Police said it would be looking for dangerous drivers, and will be focusing enforcement efforts on motorists driving on the ...
Pearce, the co-owner of the Hamley complex of restaurants and stores, wants to restore the Oak Hotel to its former glory _ ... PENDLETON, Ore.
The body of a Vancouver man who'd been reported missing from his hunting trip earlier this month was found Friday, the Skamania County ...
That team includes the Yamhill County District Attorney's Office, the Oregon State Police, the Newberg-Dundee police Department, the ...
GRANTS PASS, Ore. -- A rural county in southern Oregon has joined larger West Coast places in declaring a housing emergency.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- A rural county in southern Oregon has joined larger West Coast places in declaring a housing emergency.
Oregon once produced 30 percent of the turkeys consumed on the West Coast. (Photo courtesy of the Yamhill County Historical Society.).
Roxy Brook Pridgen, 36, of Athena, was arrested and booked into the Umatilla County Jail on Sunday on the charge of attempted murder.
Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Todd Swenson (left), his K9 Milos ... Although recreational and medical marijuana are legal in Oregon, the drug ...
GASTON, Ore. (AP) -- Authorities arrested a woman accused of shooting her boyfriend in the leg during an argument near Gaston, Oregon.
Oregon County Pays $2.8M in Mentally Ill Inmate's Death ... PORTLAND, Ore. ... Lincoln County provided its jail staff with additional training ...
A missing 71-year-old woman from southwest Washington has been found in Oregon, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. Deputies ...
A Washington County motorcycle deputy was seriously injured in a ... following a crash between a Washington Co. motorcycle deputy & a car.
A Ford Mustang crashed Saturday on Oregon 240 in Yamhill County, killing the passenger and seriously injuring the driver.( Oregon State ...


 

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