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KVAL Eugene
Duck Downtown Friday, check out sculptures SaturdayEUGENE, Ore. - Football. Art. Traffic. The dawn of the 2015 University of Oreg
Duck Downtown Friday, check out sculptures Saturday
KVAL Eugene / Posted 6 hours ago
EUGENE, Ore. - Football. Art. Traffic. The dawn of the 2015 University of Oregon Duck football season brings spirited celebrations - and seasonal traffic woes - to the region starting Saturday. On Friday, September 4, Eugene kicks off Duck Downtown... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Firefighting budget empty, Forest Service looks elsewhere for fundsEUGENE, Ore. - The battle against wildfires has taken a financial toll and now
Firefighting budget empty, Forest Service looks elsewhere for funds
KMTR Eugene / Posted 7 hours ago
EUGENE, Ore. - The battle against wildfires has taken a financial toll and now U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said his agency’s firefighting budget is empty. In an effort to keep up with the expenses, the Forest Service plans to transfer $450... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
4 lanes? 3 lanes? Either way, it'll be 2016EUGENE, Ore. - How are bicycles and cars going to share South Willamette Street
4 lanes? 3 lanes? Either way, it'll be 2016
KVAL Eugene / Posted 8 hours ago
EUGENE, Ore. - How are bicycles and cars going to share South Willamette Street in the future? Plans to re-stripe Willamette from 24th to 29th avenues have been delayed until after the first of year. Transportation planners were set to re-stripe... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Cozy with the lobbyist? Hales and Novick should know betterYou've got to hand it to Portland Commissioner Steve Novick for sometimes getti
Cozy with the lobbyist? Hales and Novick should know better
OregonLive.com / Posted 9 hours ago
You've got to hand it to Portland Commissioner Steve Novick for sometimes getting things dead right even if he's been in the wrong. Asked about the city auditor's admonishment to him and Mayor Charlie Hales that the pair should never have taken a... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Lektro Ushers in 70th Anniversary With A BangWarrenton, Ore. --- LEKTRO ushered in its 70th Anniversary with a series of eve
Lektro Ushers in 70th Anniversary With A Bang
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 17 hours ago
Warrenton, Ore. --- LEKTRO ushered in its 70th Anniversary with a series of events for its customers, current and former employees, their families, vendors and friends. Customers flew in from all over the country to attend the highly anticipated... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Labor Day reminder: Wildfire danger still highWhile this week's weather has moderated to cooler than normal temperatures and
Labor Day reminder: Wildfire danger still high
KTVZ Bend / Posted 23 hours ago
While this week's weather has moderated to cooler than normal temperatures and the feeling of fall is in the air, fire danger is still very real throughout Central Oregon, officials advise as the Labor Day weekend approaches. The limited... Read more
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OregonLive.com
3 ways MAX's Orange Line will change Portland-Milwaukie commutingThey better. The thing cost nearly $3 billion. TriMet even raised a magnificen
3 ways MAX's Orange Line will change Portland-Milwaukie commuting
OregonLive.com / Posted yesterday
They better. The thing cost nearly $3 billion. TriMet even raised a magnificent Willamette River bridge as part of the 7.3-mile light-rail line snaking from Milwaukie to Portland State University. In reality, many of the new MAX line's future... Read more
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Arts Journal
From the diary of a peripatetic drama critic (II)Judging by the preponderance of evidence, I might as well stay up all night bef
From the diary of a peripatetic drama critic (II)
Arts Journal / Posted yesterday
Judging by the preponderance of evidence, I might as well stay up all night before embarking on an early-morning transcontinental flight. Yet I find it impossible to do so, even though I never manage to get more than three hours’ sleep. You’d think I... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
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Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
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San Antonio Express-News
Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'gallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6479636|article-gallery-6479636|0 gall
Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
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Connecticut Post
Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'gallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6479636|article-gallery-6479636|0 gall
Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
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Houston Chronicle
Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'gallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6479636|article-gallery-6479636|0 gall
Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
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KTVZ Bend
Oregon cattle producers hail 'Waters of the U.S.' injunction | News - Home Impact of ruling uncertain; urge lobbying senators to back bill
Oregon cattle producers hail 'Waters of the U.S.' injunction
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
| News - Home Impact of ruling uncertain; urge lobbying senators to back bill Oregon Cattlemen's Assn. Willamette River The... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Campfire bans confusing but necessary, officials sayStarting Tuesday, the Willamette National Forest and Lane County are lifting th
Campfire bans confusing but necessary, officials say
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
Starting Tuesday, the Willamette National Forest and Lane County are lifting their ban on campfires. They are the exception to the rule. Campfire bans remain in place on the Deschutes and Ochoco national forests and BLM lands in Central Oregon,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
State parks campfire ban extended through Labor Day | News - Home Officials say conditions not improved enough to lift ban Orego
State parks campfire ban extended through Labor Day
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
| News - Home Officials say conditions not improved enough to lift ban Oregon Dept. of Forestry Campfire ban in Oregon state parks still in... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland Auditor says Steve Novick, Charlie Hales violated lobbying rule on Uber meetingPortland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick violated city rules
Portland Auditor says Steve Novick, Charlie Hales violated lobbying rule on Uber meeting
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick violated city rules by omitting a December 2014 meeting with a lobbyist representing Uber from their public calendars. Mary Hull Caballero, Portland's elected auditor, issued warning letters... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Lane County, Willamette National Forest lift campfire ban | News - Home Oregon Dept. of Forestry A warming campfire can be wonderful -
Lane County, Willamette National Forest lift campfire ban
KTVZ Bend / Posted 2 days ago
| News - Home Oregon Dept. of Forestry A warming campfire can be wonderful - if you follow the safety rules EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Lane County and the Willamette National Forest are lifting... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
ODFW reopens Oregon streams to afternoon fishingOregon fishery managers announced Monday that the afternoon fishing ban in plac
ODFW reopens Oregon streams to afternoon fishing
KTVZ Bend / Posted 3 days ago
Oregon fishery managers announced Monday that the afternoon fishing ban in place on most rivers and streams in the state will be lifted, beginning Tuesday. Managers also re-opened the lower Willamette River below the Willamette Falls and the... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Oregon Streams Re-Open to Afternoon FishingOre. – Oregon fishery managers announced Monday that the afternoon fishing ban
Oregon Streams Re-Open to Afternoon Fishing
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 3 days ago
Ore. – Oregon fishery managers announced Monday that the afternoon fishing ban in place on most rivers and streams in the state will be lifted beginning Tuesday, Sept. 1. Managers also re-opened the lower Willamette River below the Willamette Falls... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with EWEB utility truckEUGENE, Ore. – A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into an EWEB utility truck
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with EWEB utility truck
KMTR Eugene / Posted 4 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. – A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into an EWEB utility truck Saturday night. The utility truck was pulling a backhoe and turning left on to Willamette Street from 35th Avenue. A motorcyclist, Daishon Lawrence-Michael Havens, 22,... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with EWEB utility truckEUGENE, Ore. – A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into an EWEB utility truck
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with EWEB utility truck
KVAL Eugene / Posted 4 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. – A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into an EWEB utility truck Saturday night. The utility truck was pulling a backhoe and turning left on to Willamette Street from 35th Avenue. A motorcyclist, Daishon Lawrence-Michael Havens, 22,... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with EWEB utility truckEUGENE, Ore. – A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into an EWEB utility truck
Motorcyclist dies after colliding with EWEB utility truck
KMTR Eugene / Posted 4 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. – A motorcyclist is dead after crashing into an EWEB utility truck Saturday night. The utility truck was pulling a backhoe and turning left on to Willamette Street from 35th Avenue. A motorcyclist, Daishon Lawrence-Michael Havens, 22,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Getting there is half the fun, when you take a train ride up the California coastI woke up early to the now-familiar swaying of the train as it sped along the t
Getting there is half the fun, when you take a train ride up the California coast
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
I woke up early to the now-familiar swaying of the train as it sped along the tracks. I slipped down off the bunk bed in our little sleeper compartment, dressed as my husband snored on the lower bunk, peeked in at my sleeping teenage son in his own... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Homelessness: It's time to outlaw begging in PortlandTime to outlaw begging: On a recent family bike ride around the Portland bridge
Homelessness: It's time to outlaw begging in Portland
OregonLive.com / Posted 4 days ago
Time to outlaw begging: On a recent family bike ride around the Portland bridges and the Willamette River, we were floored with the amount of homeless people on that loop between the Hawthorne and Steel bridges — with piles of trash and people lying... Read more
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The Columbian
Jayne: Catholic school + gay applicant = difficult situationGreg Jayne, Opinion page editor Full disclosure: My daughter is a senior at St
Jayne: Catholic school + gay applicant = difficult situation
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Greg Jayne, Opinion page editor Full disclosure: My daughter is a senior at St. Mary’s Academy, and my wife’s ties to the school date back to the Carter administration. So I have taken more than a passing interest in the events of the past week as a... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Severe winds in Oregon cause power outages, down treesPORTLAND, Ore. -- A high wind advisory has been set for the Willamette Valley d
Severe winds in Oregon cause power outages, down trees
KOMO Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A high wind advisory has been set for the Willamette Valley due to winds upward of 50 mph. Winds reached 70 mph. on the coast Saturday morning, forcing the Hood to Coast Relay to shut down beach access for their finish line... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Severe winds in Western Oregon cause power outages, down treesPORTLAND, Ore. -- A high wind advisory has been set for the Willamette Valley d
Severe winds in Western Oregon cause power outages, down trees
KMTR Eugene / Posted 5 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A high wind advisory has been set for the Willamette Valley due to winds upward of 50 mph. Winds reached 70 mph. on the coast Saturday morning, forcing the Hood to Coast Relay to shut down beach access for their finish line... Read more
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KATU Portland
Severe winds in Western Oregon cause power outages, down treesPORTLAND, Ore. -- A high wind advisory has been set for the Willamette Valley d
Severe winds in Western Oregon cause power outages, down trees
KATU Portland / Posted 5 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. -- A high wind advisory has been set for the Willamette Valley due to winds upward of 50 mph. Winds reached 70 mph. on the coast Saturday morning, forcing the Hood to Coast Relay to shut down beach access for their finish line... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Gameday: New-look Oregon offensive line builds camaraderie over summer**Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in the Emerald’s “Gameday” edition,
Gameday: New-look Oregon offensive line builds camaraderie over summer
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 6 days ago
**Editor’s Note: This story first appeared in the Emerald’s “Gameday” edition, which was released on Aug. 27. Copies are available on stands throughout Eugene. Doug Brenner and Jake Pisarcik stood on a deck and watched as the rays from a mid-July... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
High winds expected for Saturday morning, gusts could lead to damages, outagesThe National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Saturday, warni
High winds expected for Saturday morning, gusts could lead to damages, outages
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 6 days ago
The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for Saturday, warning of a strong cold front that could produce high winds and blowing dust. The NWS alert noted that damaging winds will be possible late Saturday Morning into the... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Good 'n Good: 'To see a dream come true is kind of phenomenal'EUGENE, Ore. - Ken Fuller started his barbecue business in 1979 after being par
Good 'n Good: 'To see a dream come true is kind of phenomenal'
KVAL Eugene / Posted 6 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - Ken Fuller started his barbecue business in 1979 after being part of a government lay off. He worked several other jobs before realizing that he wanted to do something more unique. With his wife’s support and $1,800, Fuller bought... Read more
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OregonLive.com
St. Mary's reversal; Portland State's unheeded warning: Editorial peaks and valleysPracticing what you preach: If St. Mary's Academy had its way, no one but the a
St. Mary's reversal; Portland State's unheeded warning: Editorial peaks and valleys
OregonLive.com / Posted 6 days ago
Practicing what you preach: If St. Mary's Academy had its way, no one but the administration and Lauren Brown would know just how shamefully the school treated the woman they had briefly hired to be the school's college counselor. Maybe the school... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Late summer storm promises most rain since March A Fall-like low pressure system will move through Tonight through Saturday, b
Late summer storm promises most rain since March
KVAL Eugene / Posted 6 days ago
A Fall-like low pressure system will move through Tonight through Saturday, bringing the most rain with a single weather system our area has seen since March. The first round of rain approaches the... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Late summer storm promises most rain since MarchEUGENE, Ore. - A storm headed toward Oregon will deliver more rain than the reg
Late summer storm promises most rain since March
KVAL Eugene / Posted 6 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - A storm headed toward Oregon will deliver more rain than the region has seen since March, the National Weather Service said. The first round came ashore along the Oregon Coast on Friday. "Rain with this first round will stay... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
Oakleigh Meadows Cohousing on holdEUGENE, Ore. - A housing project near the Willamette River remains on hold as r
Oakleigh Meadows Cohousing on hold
KMTR Eugene / Posted 6 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - A housing project near the Willamette River remains on hold as residents question whether the development fits the neighorhood. The Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing project calls for 28 housing units within eight buildings, with one common... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Portland must set spending prioritiesPortland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman, who has his succinct moments, outdid h
Portland must set spending priorities
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman, who has his succinct moments, outdid himself on Tuesday during a Council work session. Brad Schmidt of The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that he told his colleagues: "We're not very good at saying, 'No.'" He... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Housing project on hold as city hears more evidence on road widthEUGENE, Ore. - A housing project near the Willamette River remains on hold as r
Housing project on hold as city hears more evidence on road width
KVAL Eugene / Posted 7 days ago
EUGENE, Ore. - A housing project near the Willamette River remains on hold as residents question whether the development fits the neighorhood. The Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing project calls for 28 housing units within eight buildings, with one common... Read more
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The Columbian
Catholic school changes policy on gay hiring after backlashPORTLAND — A Roman Catholic school in Portland has changed its policy on hiring
Catholic school changes policy on gay hiring after backlash
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
PORTLAND — A Roman Catholic school in Portland has changed its policy on hiring gay employees following the uproar over its decision to withdraw a job offer to a lesbian. The St. Mary's Academy board voted for the reversal Wednesday night, about 24... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Summer soaker: Rainiest days since March arrive Friday, into weekendEveryone complains about the rain, but not this year. Even die-hard sunshine fa
Summer soaker: Rainiest days since March arrive Friday, into weekend
OregonLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
Everyone complains about the rain, but not this year. Even die-hard sunshine fans agree that the Northwest is due for what the National Weather Service is calling a "summer soaker." If forecasters are correct, the most rain to fall in more than five... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
EDCO, state team for better coordinated efforts | News - Home Agencies will team with Business Oregon to expand, recruit comp
EDCO, state team for better coordinated efforts
KTVZ Bend / Posted 7 days ago
| News - Home Agencies will team with Business Oregon to expand, recruit companies The state of Oregon and four of Oregon’s largest private economic... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Students, parents and alums protest after Saint Mary's withdraws job offer due to same-sex marriage beliefPortland, OR -- A report published Tuesday contends a Portland school withdrew
Students, parents and alums protest after Saint Mary's withdraws job offer due to same-sex marriage belief
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
Portland, OR -- A report published Tuesday contends a Portland school withdrew a job offer based on the teacher's same-sex marriage beliefs. Lauren Brown, 27, had accepted a position as a college counselor at Saint Mary's Academy. The school then... Read more
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The Columbian
New rules await goose huntersThere will be no dusky Canada goose season in Southwest Washington this year an
New rules await goose hunters
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
There will be no dusky Canada goose season in Southwest Washington this year and check stations for goose hunters are being eliminated. State Fish and Wildlife Commission members have adopted the 2015-2016 waterfowl hunting regulations. An overhaul... Read more
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KATU Portland
St. Mary's board votes to add 'sexual orientation' to equal employment policyPORTLAND, Ore. – The board of St. Mary’s Academy unanimously voted Wednesday to
St. Mary's board votes to add 'sexual orientation' to equal employment policy
KATU Portland / Posted 8 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. – The board of St. Mary’s Academy unanimously voted Wednesday to add “sexual orientation” to its equal employment opportunity policy after it became public that it withdrew a job offer from a woman who is gay. Christina Friedhoff, the... Read more
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KATU Portland
St. Mary's decision over same-sex marriage stance draws fireDOWNTOWN PORTLAND, Ore. – Students, parents and alumnae protested Wednesday mor
St. Mary's decision over same-sex marriage stance draws fire
KATU Portland / Posted 8 days ago
DOWNTOWN PORTLAND, Ore. – Students, parents and alumnae protested Wednesday morning against a controversial decision made by St. Mary’s Academy. A woman says the Catholic all-girls high school took back a job offer because she’s gay. The school... Read more
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New Now Next
Catholic Girl's School In Portland Fires Guidance Counselor For Asking About Same-Sex MarriageA Catholic girl’s school in Portland, Oregon, rescinded a job offer to an admin
Catholic Girl's School In Portland Fires Guidance Counselor For Asking About Same-Sex Marriage
New Now Next / Posted 8 days ago
A Catholic girl’s school in Portland, Oregon, rescinded a job offer to an administrator after she asked what would happen if she was in a same-sex marriage. Lauren Brown, 27, was all set to begin working as a college counselor at St. Mary’s Academy... Read more
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OregonLive.com
St. Mary's Academy's exercise in 'leadership'By now, you've probably heard about the appalling treatment meted out to a gay
St. Mary's Academy's exercise in 'leadership'
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
By now, you've probably heard about the appalling treatment meted out to a gay woman named Lauren Brown by St. Mary's Academy, a Catholic girls' school in the heart of Portland that prides itself – so says its mission statement – on "promoting... Read more
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KVAL Eugene
Skydiving: 'It’s not as scary as you think'CRESWELL, Ore. - I consider myself a pretty adventurous person. If you ask, “H
Skydiving: 'It’s not as scary as you think'
KVAL Eugene / Posted 8 days ago
CRESWELL, Ore. - I consider myself a pretty adventurous person. If you ask, “Hey Katie, we’re going on a 20-mile overnight, backpacking trip through the wilderness, you coming?” Hey, you bet! So the idea of skydiving has always been on my bucket... Read more
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KATU Portland
Man caught exposing himself along Wilsonville trailWILSONVILLE, Ore. -- Officials say a man admitted to exposing himself in front
Man caught exposing himself along Wilsonville trail
KATU Portland / Posted 8 days ago
WILSONVILLE, Ore. -- Officials say a man admitted to exposing himself in front of women passing him along the Boeckman Creek Trail in Wilsonville Monday evening. Police first responded to the trail around 6 p.m. for a man exposing himself to women... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Man wanted in Pennsylvania caught exposing himself in WilsonvilleA man caught exposing himself on a Wilsonville trail had a warrant out for his
Man wanted in Pennsylvania caught exposing himself in Wilsonville
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 8 days ago
A man caught exposing himself on a Wilsonville trail had a warrant out for his arrest in Pennsylvania for similar acts, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the Boeckman Creek Trail at 6 p.m. Monday on reports of... Read more
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KMTR Eugene
20 fires in 3 months: Oakridge blazes under investigation Katie Isacksen with the Willamette National Forest asked the public to help k
20 fires in 3 months: Oakridge blazes under investigation
KMTR Eugene / Posted 8 days ago
Katie Isacksen with the Willamette National Forest asked the public to help keep our forests green and communities safe and fire free. "It's very concerning because our resources are... Read more
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