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OREGON – The Oregon Woman's Club announces its 68th annual antique show, one of the premier antiques shows in Northern Illinois. The show will be held on March 24 and 25. The Oregon Woman's Club, a member of the General Federation of Woman's Clubs, sponsors this show as a major ...
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ore. (HILLSBORO TRIBUNE) -- Investigators with the Washington County Sheriff's Office arrested more than a dozen men on Wednesday, as part of a sting aimed at stopping prostitution across the county. In total, 18 men were arrested Wednesday and charged with soliciting ...

An American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees supporter held up a sign against Mark Janus during a rally outside of the Supreme Court this week as the Supreme Court took up a challenge in a case that could deal a painful financial blow to organized labor. ( AP Photo/Jacquelyn ...
After the arrest of Jacob McBain, information was developed pointing to an additional suspect and co-conspirator. Following up on the ... On Monday, February 26, Riverside County Sheriff's Department investigators travelled to Portland, Oregon, to conduct follow-up investigation. Based on their subsequent ...
Riverside County law enforcement officials have identified an Oregon man who is suspected of helping to plot a mass shooting at Norco College. Tarence Michael Thomas, 25, of Milwuakee was arrested at his home Wednesday, according to the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. He's in custody at the ...
A chief spokesman for the Oregon State Police is under criminal investigation by a local law enforcement agency, authorities said Thursday. The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office launched an investigation into Capt. Bill Fugate after it received an anonymous call through the county's 911 dispatch center ...

ROSEBURG, Ore. - Expect winter conditions in parts of Douglas County and southwest Oregon through Saturday, forecasters in Medford said Thursday. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory through 7 a.m. March 3 for portions of Douglas, Curry and Jackson counties. "Additional snow ...
Riverside County sheriff's detectives, continuing their investigation into a series of social-media threats made against Norco College and the subsequent arrest of Jacob McBain of Norco, have arrested an Oregon man as McBain's co-conspirator, officials said. Riverside County Sheriff's investigators ...
A farm supply and marketing cooperative has broken ground on a major expansion of its grain elevator and shipping terminal along the Columbia River in Boardman, Oregon. The East Oregonian reported Wednesday that the co-op, Morrow County Grain Growers, plans to build a new rail unloading facility ...
Morrow County Grain Growers, a farm supply and marketing cooperative based in northeast Oregon, broke ground Wednesday morning on a major expansion of its grain elevator and shipping terminal along the Columbia River in Boardman. With support from a $2.5 million state grant, the co-op plans to ...
A member of Oregon State University's student government faces a growing firestorm on campus amid revelations of his white nationalist views and criminal ... In Corvallis, police say Oswalt and another person placed the bumper stickers on two cars at the First Alternative Natural Foods Co-Op. "Racism is a ...
SALEM, Ore. >> When a tsunami watch went out overnight today via text messages, phone calls and on the radio to residents of the Oregon Coast, most ... Jenny Demaris, emergency manager for Lincoln County, which encompasses several coastal population centers including Lincoln City and Newport, ...
The annual job growth of 3.5 percent in Lane County was higher than the 2.6 percent job growth for the state, according to the report, written by Brian Rooney, a Eugene-based labor economist with the department. Helped by the robust economy, the number of people with nonfarm jobs in December ...
Helped by the robust economy, the number of estimated nonfarm jobs in December in Lane County reached 165,000, an all-time monthly high, according to the report. The figure is based on a monthly survey of businesses by the Employment Department. December was the third consecutive month that ...
Multnomah County voters were passing the measure 79 percent to 21 percent in partial returns. Washington County voters were passing the measure 63 percent to 37 percent, and Clackamas County voters were passing it 58 percent to 42 percent, according to returns posted to the Oregon Secretary of ...
SEASIDE, Ore. (KOIN) --- Residents and visitors to the Oregon Coast were startled early Tuesday when a large earthquake in Alaska prompted a Tsunami Watch on the ... If you're not sure if you're on the county's alert system, you can double check by signing up through the city you live in and the county.
The Oregon Horse Center, 90751 Prairie Road, is holding a Horse Expo and Tack Sale from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 27-28. $5 to $15 ..... Henry Kunowski, architectural historian and exhibition co-curator of Herman Brookman: Visualizing the Sacred presents an art lecture at 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Jordan ...

A partisan and financially lopsided campaign over Oregon health care taxes nears its end as the special election arrives Tuesday. Voters in Lane County and across the state face an 8 p.m. deadline Tuesday to turn in their ballots on Measure 101, the referendum on an estimated $320 million in new taxes ...
The following year, a grand jury indicted six Wallowa County residents. Three of the accused disappeared and were never apprehended. Those who remained were acquitted at the end of a brief trial held in Enterprise, Oregon. To head off a diplomatic furor, the U.S. Congress eventually paid $276,619.75 ...
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 ...


 

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