Regional

30 June 2015

400K salmon dead after fish carcass clogs hatchery pipe

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Roseburg, Ore. --- 400,000 salmon are dead after a fish carcass clogged a pipe at a hatchery in Glide, east of Roseburg.       The hatchery manager said the water flow shutdown did not trigger ...

30 June 2015

Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors

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Ore. --- Oregon is leading the nation in illegal tobacco sales to minors, but even undercover federal and state investigations aren't slowing down sales.    Hundreds of Oregon markets are current ...

30 June 2015

'Fire trucks got here, but there really wasn’t much they could do'

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Eugene, Ore. – (KMTR) Onlookers stared in disbelief as Eugene’s historic landmark, Civic Stadium, burst into flames Monday evening. Many took photos, and others watched as fire crews attacked th ...

29 June 2015

Police investigating fatal crash near Reedsport

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Reedsport, Ore. --- Police are investigating a fatal multiple vehicle accident on Highway 38 east of Reedsport.According to state police, 35-year-old Sarah Wright of Palm Springs, was traveling west ...

29 June 2015

Elderly man files lawsuit against Lane County Sheriff's deputies

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Lane County, Ore. --- An elderly man is suing two Lane County Sheriff’s deputies after he says they roughed him up. 79-year-old retired psychologist, John Dresser, was arrested after a drunken rel ...

29 June 2015

Recreational marijuana, what's legal?

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Ore. --- We’re only two days away from marijuana becoming legal in Oregon. Here are some reminders on what's legal and what isn't.Starting on Wednesday, July 1st, you can smoke anywhere on your pr ...

29 June 2015

At least 24 homes destroyed in Wenatchee wildfire

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Wenatchee, Wash. --- (KGW) Authorities say a wildfire fueled by high temperatures and strong winds has destroyed at least 24 homes in Chelan County. Embers also caused a raging fire at cardboard rec ...

29 June 2015

Dog euthanized after repeated kicking; man charged with felony

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Gladstone, Ore. -- (KGW) A man was charged with felony abuse of an animal Saturday after he allegedly kicked a dog so many times that the dog had to be euthanized. A person called 911 around 5 p.m. ...

26 June 2015

Retail sales for recreational marijuana may be happening sooner than expected

Posted in Regional, Politics

Ore. --- Oregon could see retail sales of recreational marijuana starting sooner than expected.A state legislative committee approved a bill yesterday which would allow early sales through existing ...

26 June 2015

Springfield man in custody after bodies found in freezer

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Springfield, Ore. --- 38-year-old Jeremy Ringquist is in custody.Springfield Police believe he is responsible for killing his parents, Karen and Randy Ringquist and putting their bodies in a freezer ...