Wednesday May 29
Troopers cleared in May 3 fatal shooting
An attempt to elude turned into an officer-involved shooting with two Oregon State Police troopers on May 3, and three weeks later, the Columbia County District Attorney's office ruled that the actions of one of those troopers was justified, according to a news release from the Oregon State Police on May 29.
Family outraged over mental health worker's murder
The mother of Jennifer Warren is outraged that nothing has changed after her daughter's death by a mental health patient.
What is this forest's value? - Friday, 10 May 2013 08:00
The 33-acre tract of forest in the Gourlay Creek watershed, recently approved to be clear-cut, is home to a diverse community of Douglas fir, red cedar, western hemlock, red alder and Oregon maple.
Beaverton Valley Times
Report: Officer fired nine rounds at St. Helens suspect, killing him - Thursday, 09 May 2013 11:00
An Oregon State Police trooper fired a total of nine rounds at a St. Helens man, killing him following a high-speed chase May 3, new information released by the Columbia County Sheriff's Office reveals.
State troopers shoot, kill St. Helens man after high-speed chase
A 27-year-old St. Helens man was shot to death Friday evening after leading Oregon State Police on a high-speed chase through the back roads of South Columbia County.