Regional

15 June 2014

Lithia Motors acquires DCH Auto Group

Posted in Regional, Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Lithia Motors announced Sunday they have purchased DCH Auto group based in New Jersey. The merger means that Lithia will acquire 100% percent of the outstanding shares of DCH, esti ...

13 June 2014

Redwood poaching may be spreading to Oregon

Posted in Regional, Local

Gold Beach, Ore. -- Redwood poaching may be spreading to Oregon. Oregon Wild took this photo in the Rogue Siskiyou National Forest near Gold Beach and is urging the forest service to take action. Ju ...

10 June 2014

School shooting kills one student at a high school near Portland

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Regional, Local

Troutdale, Ore. -- Troutdale Police and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Department identified the shooter as 15-year-old Jared Michael Padgett, a freshman at Reynolds High School. Police say Padgett ...

10 June 2014

One student killed, teacher injured at Reynolds High School

Posted in Regional

Update (6/10 5:00 pm) The Reynolds High School shooting victim has been identified as 14-year-old Emilio Hoffman. Hoffman was shot and killed in the boys locker room.  The shooter was found dead i ...

10 June 2014

'Goonies' galore in Astoria

Posted in Regional, Entertainment

Astoria, Ore. -- (Daily Astorian) Hundreds hit Astoria in celebration of the cult classic You may notice a few more pirates walking the streets this weekend, or perhaps more crossbones scattered ar ...

09 June 2014

Oregon soldiers get ready for Afghanistan

Posted in Regional, U.S. & World News

Portland, Ore. -- (OPB)Hundreds of soldiers in the Oregon National Guard are deploying this summer and will be among the last Americans to serve in Afghanistan. A battalion of 400 soldiers mobili ...

09 June 2014

Report: Property tax losses continue to grow

Posted in Regional, Politics, Economy

Portland, Ore. -- (Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media Group) Local governments will be unable to collect $212 million this year in property taxes, including almost $100 million specifically approved by ...

08 June 2014

Portand's Naked Bike Ride Day

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Bike riders are a usual sight in Portland but Saturday night's bike ride event was a little different, the bicyclists were all naked. It was the 2014 world naked bike ride. Sever ...

07 June 2014

Two Bulls Wildfire burns in Central Oregon

Posted in Regional, Local

Update (6/11 5pm) Crews near Bend continue mop up operations on the 6,900 acre Two Bulls Fire. The blaze is about 40 percent contained as of Wednesday night. Fire officials say chilly weather overn ...

05 June 2014

Oregon DHS takes new approach

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Regional, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - Keeping more kids out of foster homes...that's the target of a new approach being used by the Oregon Department of Human Services in Klamath Falls. A new Department of Human Se ...