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Woman flashed my mayor's husband sues Oregon city
CLATSKANIE, Ore. (AP) - A woman who was repeatedly flashed by the husband of a northern Oregon city has filed a lawsuit against the city for defamation. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (http://bit.ly/2bZ17Pd ) that the woman says in her lawsuit that Clatskanie Mayor Diane Pohl, her husband Ray Pohl and the ...
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Ex-KKK leader’s name to be removed from college dorm
EUGENE, Ore — The University of Oregon’s governing board has voted to remove the name of a former professor and Klu Klux Klansman from one of its campus dormitories. The Register-Guard reports the board voted unanimously Thursday to change Dunn Hall, named for Frederic Dunn, to Cedar Hall until a renaming process is undertaken. President Michael...
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Portland Public Schools employee tests positive for lead
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Multnomah County health officials say an adult employee with Portland Public Schools has tested positive for state action levels of lead. Tests for three other employees also indicated they had elevated levels of lead but two of the tests were found to be false positives. The ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Portland Oregon Health care Health care provider Type I and type II errors Lead poisoning Multnomah County Oregon Oregon Washington County Oregon
University of Oregon to strip ex-KKK leader's name from dorm
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The University of Oregon's governing board has voted to remove the name of a former professor and Klu Klux Klansman from one of its campus dormitories. The Register-Guard reports (http://goo.gl/vSRVIT ) the board voted unanimously Thursday to change Dunn Hall, named for Frederic Dunn, to Cedar ...
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Black-focused housing at Cal State L.A. draws criticism, but it's nothing new
The debut of a new housing option at Cal State Los Angeles is attracting a lot of attention, starting with its name: the Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community. The on-campus housing is meant to gather those interested in issues concerning the black community. Twenty-four students are...
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Court upholds California energy crisis manipulation findings
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal appeals court has upheld an energy commission's finding that power companies manipulated prices during California's energy crisis more than a decade ago. The ruling Thursday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could add more than $200 million to the billions that California ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States Appeal Oregon United States courts of appeals Appellate court California North America Supreme Court of the United States
Police: Oregon coach who killed 3 had large amount of pills
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Investigators found an "incredible amount of pills" to treat anxiety and depression at the home of a volunteer high school wrestling coach who last month killed himself, the teenage son of a woman he had dated…
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Times and TV announced for UNLV basketball
UNLV will play 11 Mountain West basketball games on CBS Sports Network or one of the ESPN network. Three game dates also were moved, including both matchups with San Diego State.
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Portland musician Joel Magid faces more sex assault accusations
Another woman said she was raped, and that there are even more victims keeping quiet.
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More details released in Oregon shootings that left 3 dead
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Hermiston police have released a timeline of the Aug. 18 murder-suicide involving two volunteer wrestling coaches. Police Chief Jason Edmiston says Jason Huston picked up 14-year-old JJ Hurtado at about 10 a.m., drove to him to spot near the Umatilla River and killed him with a ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Umatilla County Oregon Washington D.C. Constable The Washington Times Umatilla River Chief of police
Oregon students show slight improvement on Common Core tests
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Scores released Thursday show Oregon students performed slightly better on state tests than they did a year ago. The exams taken by nearly 300,000 students this spring are designed to show how well schools helped students meet the rigorous Common Core standards in English and math. ...
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Pac-12 Networks Strike First Over-The-Top Deal With Sling TV
Fans of sporting events featuring the University of Arizona. Stanford University, the University of Oregon and others that are part of the collegiate alliance known as the Pac-12 can now watch games on the go. Pac-12 Networks, the multimedia company of the Pac-12 Conference that is wholly owned by the 12 university members, has struck a... Read more »
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Oregon Police Look for People Who Wrecked Popular ‘Duckbill’ Formation
Park officials first thought the sandstone had fallen naturally. But a video shows people toppling it.
550 points by The New York Times | Park United States Oregon Parks PARK State Anecdotal evidence Evidence
Oregon gangster gets 55 years for sanding off man's tattoo, other torture
According to The Oregonian, Krude Rude Brood gang member David Bartol, 45, was sentenced to 55 years in prison after being found guilty of torturing a man. 
126 points by The Houston Chronicle | Capital punishment Murder Crime Torture Prison Portland Oregon Assault Dismemberment
Vandals topple iconic rock formation
For years and years, the sandstone pedestal on the Oregon coast was a tourist attraction, a perfect photo-op for its uncanny likeness to a duck's bill.
14033 points by CNN | Park State park Parks Vandalism Arson United States Vandals Oregon
Jury selection starts for Ammon Bundy trial in Portland
Jury selection has started for the trial of Ammon Bundy and six others charged with conspiracy after they occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. Prosecutors and defense attorneys will spend the next three days choosing 12 jurors and ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Jury Week-day names Jury selection Judge Oregon Prosecutor Voir dire Trial
Army vet awarded Bronze Star for bravery in Vietnam battle
MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — An Army veteran was awarded the Bronze Star this week for his heroism in a Vietnam War battle that left more than 50 fellow U.S. soldiers dead and close to 200 injured.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | United States Army United States Army National Guard Oregon Vietnam War Military California National Guard of the United States
Driver gets 18 months for killing pedestrian in Oregon
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - A Medford, Oregon, man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading no contest to charges stemming from a crash that killed a pedestrian. Matthew Harris conceded that if the case had gone to trial, prosecutors could have proven he was driving while intoxicated ...
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NCAA Tournament live scoring
Check out the latest scores in the NCAA Tournament.        
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Ex-NFLer Stanley Wilson II again busted for naked home romp
Former Lions CB Stanley Wilson II was arrested in Oregon on Saturday after attempting to break into a home and removing his clothing.
2 points by Daily News | American football Garage Clothing Associated Press Portland Oregon National Football League Drug addiction Door
Coast Guard rescues kayaker ejected from boat
HAMMOND, Ore. (AP) - The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker who fell out of his boat while paddling toward the Columbia River near Hammond, Oregon. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report of a man in the water Sunday. Dispatch reported that the man struck pilings and was ejected ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | United States Coast Guard Washington Boat Columbia River Snake River Oregon Canadian Coast Guard Hudson's Bay Company
Ex-NFLer again arrested while naked in alarming pattern
WOODBURN, Ore. — Police say they arrested a former NFL player after he tried to force his way into an Oregon home and then took his clothes off. Police went to the Woodburn home on Saturday after being told someone was making alarming statements. The homeowner told authorities that former Detroit Lions cornerback Stanley Wilson...
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Colorado Buffaloes get pounded by No. 7 Oregon Ducks
The Colorado Buffaloes understood they would have to play with intense purpose and passion Saturday afternoon in order to pull off a monumental upset.
12 points by The Denver Post | NCAA Men's Cross Country Championship NCAA Women's Cross Country Championship Eugene Oregon University of Colorado at Boulder William Douglas-Home Buffs Saturday Colorado River
Oregon inmate who cut off GPS monitor found in Minnesota
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon inmate wanted after he cut off his GPS monitoring bracelet and didn't return to a community corrections center has been arrested in Minnesota. The Washington County Sherriff's Office in Oregon says 30-year-old Aaron Emery was arrested Friday while working at a local Subway restaurant ...
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Downtown Eugene in 'crisis,' consultant says
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - A consultant hired to help improve downtown Eugene has told city leaders that the area is in "crisis" and is widely considered unsafe. The Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/2llCHDn ) that the Oregon city hired New York-based Project for Public Spaces to recommend ways to make the downtown ...
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Nevada marijuana official wants same treatment for medical, recreational products
The state official who oversees Nevada’s medical marijuana industry said Wednesday that he doesn’t see the need to treat the recreational product any differently except when it comes to taxes.
9 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | United States Senate Cannabis Tetrahydrocannabinol Cannabis sativa Nevada Oregon Tax Legality of cannabis by country
Central Oregon city seeks more funds to clear snowy roads
BEND, Ore. (AP) - The central Oregon city of Bend may have to dip into a reserve fund to get its roads cleared in the event of another snowstorm this winter. The Bend Bulletin reported (http://bit.ly/2kIxAtH) the head of the city's streets department, David Abbas, plans to ask the City ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Bend Oregon Oregon Deschutes County Oregon The Observer The Bulletin Bend Municipal Airport City Municipality
Parkinson's patients fight disease with boxing
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - Jim Duelley fires off two left punches, a right punch, then a left hook into boxing trainer Byron Higinbotham's punch mitts. After practicing the four-part combination, the former firefighter moves to other stations at Higs Gym in Central Point, pounding a heavy bag, working the speed ...
2 points by The Washington Times | Boxing Martial arts equipment Jackson County Oregon Ashland Oregon Punching bag Brain Neurology Slow Movement
Pac-12 and Southland basketball: Utah holds off Washington State, 74-70
David Collette scored a career-high 22 points and Utah held on for a 74-70 victory over Washington State on Thursday night at Salt Lake City.  Neither team played a particularly clean game, but the Utes (16-8, 7-5 Pac-12) made the final plays of the night for the win. Utah watched an 11-point,...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Oregon Big West Conference Basketball Washington Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities Land-grant universities and colleges U.S. state University of California Riverside
Hillary Clinton trolls Trump on his court losses: '3-0'
Live updates: 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules against Trump and travel ban will not go into effect Feb. 9, 2017, 4:41 p.m. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled to continue blocking enforcement of President Trump 's travel ban. The unanimous decision means that a stay preventing...
243 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Appeal Oregon Supreme Court of the United States Judge Federal government of the United States Washington Court
Appeals Court Refuses to Reinstate President Trump’s Travel Ban
An appeals court ruled against reinstating President Trump’s travel and immigration ban. A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that the government had “not shown a likelihood of success on the merits of it appeal.” The ban has been challenged by attorneys general from the state of Washington and Minnesota,... Read more »
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Packy, Oregon's beloved elephant, dies at 54
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Packy, the Asian elephant who drew international attention when he was born, including an 11-page spread in Life magazine, died Thursday at the Oregon Zoo. He was 54.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Portland Oregon Elephant Washington Park Western Hemisphere Million Oregon Eastern Hemisphere Need
Highway in northeastern Nevada closed after dam failure
The Nevada Department of Transportation says a stretch of State Route 233 remains closed after earthen dam unleashed widespread flooding.
2 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada Water Union Pacific Railroad Idaho California Zephyr Locomotive Flood Oregon
West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda
I went to an inaugural ball a few weeks ago — the one in Washington state, not the one in Washington, D.C. — and got a good sense of the official resistance that is rising on the West Coast against the policies of the new Trump administration. Jay Inslee celebrated the advent of his second term...
44139 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Washington Supreme Court of the United States Oregon U.S. state President of the United States Federal government of the United States Democratic Party
Henderson City Council adopts 6-month moratorium on sale of recreational marijuana
The Henderson City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance Tuesday declaring a six-month moratorium on the sale of recreational marijuana. The ordinance follows the passage of Question 2, which legalized recreational marijuana in Nevada.
83 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Nevada Councillor City council Law State Medical cannabis Dispensary Oregon
Student at Reed College dies of apartment fire injuries
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A student at Reed College in Portland has died from injuries she suffered in an apartment fire early Sunday. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://goo.gl/PqSbYI ) Mara Gibbs died Tuesday at a Portland hospital. Gills managed to call 911 before she was overwhelmed by the blaze in her ...
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Listen to a replay of Tuesday's hearing about Trump's travel ban
9th Circuit Court of Appeals says it will rule soon on whether to restore Trump's travel ban Feb. 7, 2017, 4:59 p.m. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges sharply questioned lawyers from the Department of Justice and Washington state over a moratorium on immigration from seven predominantly Muslim...
1 points by Los Angeles Times | Judge Court United States Appeal Oregon Washington Lawyer Law
With hearing over, 9th Circuit Court says it will issue decision 'as soon as possible'
9th Circuit Court of Appeals says it will rule soon on whether to restore Trump's travel ban Feb. 7, 2017, 4:51 p.m. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges sharply questioned lawyers from the Department of Justice and Washington state over a moratorium on immigration from seven predominantly Muslim...
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Appellate hearing over Trump's travel ban gets massive online and TV audience
9th Circuit Court of Appeals says it will rule soon on whether to restore Trump's travel ban Feb. 7, 2017, 4:36 p.m. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals judges sharply questioned lawyers from the Department of Justice and Washington state over a moratorium on immigration from seven predominantly Muslim...
59 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Washington Oregon Supreme Court of the United States YouTube Judge Appeal Internet
Oregon woman killed by tree while zip lining with boyfriend
An Oregon woman was killed while riding a zip line with her boyfriend when a tree that was supposed to be holding them up fell on them.
81 points by Daily News | Tillamook Burn Washington County Oregon U.S. Route 101 in Oregon
Ninth Circuit judges appear to agree that states have standing to challenge travel ban
Live updates: 9th Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments over restoring Trump's travel ban Feb. 7, 2017, 3:37 p.m. What to expect today in the legal fight over President Trump's order to block all refugees from around the world and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries: There has...
149 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Appeal Judge Democratic Party Supreme Court of the United States Washington Oregon Supreme court
Election boosts public engagement in politics in Oregon
SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Since the divisive November national elections, Oregon lawmakers and its congressional delegation are seeing unprecedented public participation in the political process, and are hoping the public can help chart a course out of the state's budget crisis. The Legislature's committee that determines state budget policy will ...
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Tuition hike possible at Oregon State University
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - Students are facing possible tuition hikes at Oregon State University as administrators prepare to receive less state funding than requested. University president Ed Ray told the Corvallis Gazette-Times (http://bit.ly/2knayec) that a tuition hike between 2 and 3 percent would still mean an estimated annual shortfall of ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | University Oregon Corvallis Oregon Public university Oregon State University Corvallis Gazette-Times Chancellor Rector
Group works to find more candidates for Oregon school boards
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) - A professional association is hoping to get more people excited about school board elections in Oregon. The East Oregonian reports (https://is.gd/js3oBF ) that according to the Oregon School Boards Association, nearly three-quarters of the seats for school boards, education service districts and community college boards were ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Pendleton Oregon Voter turnout College School The Association Board The Washington Times Board game
Oregon man sentenced to 10 years for string of burglaries
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - A burglar arrested by Eugene police last month has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after accepting a plea agreement. The Register-Guard reports (https://is.gd/hoN8EK ) 26-year-old Ryan Hershey pleaded guilty Monday to 11 counts of burglary and one count of attempted burglary. Police say Hershey ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Eugene Oregon Pleas Criminal law Crime Burglary Plea Theft
Winter storm hits northwestern US
Heavy snow blankets the Pacific Northwest, knocking out power, grounding flights and forcing schools to close.
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Oregon assistant David Reaves, on leave after arrest, resigns
The Sports Xchange Oregon assistant coach David Reaves' brief stay in Eugene is over.
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Oregon woman dies after zip line failure
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Authorities say a woman died while riding on a zip line that stretches across a river in northwestern Oregon. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported (http://bit.ly/2leh5ta ) Monday that Joshua Jackson says he and Tami McVay had been riding on the zip line together when a tree holding up ...
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Ex-Oregon nurse admits to sex abuse against patients
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A man accused of sexually abusing patients while working as a nurse at a clinic near Portland has pleaded guilty. KPTV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2kBTI9Q ) that 38-year-old Alex Woolner pleaded guilty Monday to several charges, including sex abuse and attempted kidnapping. Police say Woolner had inappropriate contact ...
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Oregon authorities offer $500 reward after 2 elk shot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of a suspect or suspects involved in the shootings of two elk in a northern Oregon wildlife area. KATU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2jWCAtj ) that the first elk was found Sunday in the White ...
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