Sunday Jul 20
The Island Packet
Left sees way to get past Oregon Senate roadblock
Sen. Betsy Johnson, a conservative Democrat from Scappoose who's willing to buck her party and its interest groups, has joined with Republicans on several key votes to deprive advocates of their needed Senate majority.
STP riders nearly hit by pickup near Scappoose, police say; Lake Oswego man arrested
Troopers arrested a Lake Oswego man Saturday night after he nearly hit several bicyclists participating in a Seattle-to-Portland ride on Highway 30 east of Scappoose, the Oregon State Police said Sunday.
Public can now learn about oil trains passing through town
Members of the public can now find out about the movement of trains in their community that are laden with crude oil from the Bakken oil fields of North Dakota.
Salmonberry Corridor sees a path forward
The planning process for a proposed 86-mile trail to the Oregon Coast appeared to hit a higher gear last week.
Global Partners' oil train terminal near Clatskanie sued over Clean Air Act permitting
Environmental groups allege in a lawsuit that Global Partners' oil train terminal near Clatskanie skirted permitting requirements in the federal Clean Air Act.
Suspect in Rainier officer shooting identified
The Oregon State Police have identified the man who allegedly shot a Rainier police officer during a traffic stop on June 23. After a half-day search, police discovered the body of 30-year-old Christopher Eugene Elliott, of Waitsburg Wash., approximately one quarter mile from the vehicle he was driving.
Grandmother delivers own grandson on the side of Highway 30
She helped her give birth on the side of a highway. The baby was in a rush to see the world during rush hour.
Suspect Who Shot Rainier Police Officer Found Dead
A police officer was shot in the hand by a suspect in a fight during a traffic stop on Highway 30 Monday afternoon and the shooter likely took his own life.