Regional

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 ...

25 June 2015

OHSU sets new fundraising record

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Portland, Ore. -- The Oregon Health and Science University has set a new fundraising record.The school raised $500,000,000 in less than two years.Donations were received from every state in the nati ...

25 June 2015

California drought has "golden" lining

Posted in Regional

Colfax, Calif. --- (KCRA)  The scenery on the Bear River near Colfax, California is beautiful, but more and more people are coming to the river to pan for gold."It's just kind of like a hobby but t ...

24 June 2015

Armed robbery suspect, runaway on the loose in Oregon

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Stayton, Ore. -- (KGW) Police are asking for help finding two armed robbery suspects, and they say one is an endangered runaway from Idaho. The other is now wanted for the sexual exploitation of a m ...

24 June 2015

Syringes being found at local parks raises concern

Posted in Regional, Local

Ore. --- Reports of syringes being found at local parks, near kids, is raising concerns.In a public post on Facebook, one person uploaded these photos of syringes that she says she found at a park i ...

23 June 2015

Oregon outback off-road bicycle ride cancelled

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Ore. --- A few 'bad apples' have brought a screeching halt to the Oregon outback off-road bicycle ride.Nearly 300 riders took part in the Memorial Day Weekend ride, which began in Klamath Falls and ...

23 June 2015

SE Portland neighbors upset over plans to cut down sequoia trees

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Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) Neighbors in Eastmoreland are upset over a developer's plan to cut down three giant sequoia trees near Southeast 36th and Martins Street. "I think they're beautiful," said ne ...

23 June 2015

Teen pulled from water at Salmon Falls Park has died

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Marion County, Ore. --- (KGW) Rescue crews were called to Salmon Falls Park on the Little Northfork of the Santiam River after a 17-year-old boy went into the water and did not come out Monday after ...

22 June 2015

Inmate dies of dehydration

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Seattle, Wa.-- More than 200 people protested outside the Island County Jail in Washington after an inmate died in his cell of dehydration. A close friend remembers Keaton Ferris, "He was just an a ...