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Tuesday Jul 1 | KGW-TV Portland

Missing Scio man found drowned in creek

SCIO, Ore. A 91-year-old man with dementia drowned in a creek in Scio sometime this week, according to investigators.


Related Topix: Scio, OR

Tue Jun 24, 2014


Oregon deputies say forests a gold mine for crooks

Earlier this year, authorities followed a pickup truck to a warehouse in Philomath and seized more than 13,000 pounds of salal, a leafy Northwest plant prized for its shelf life in floral arrangements.


Related Topix: Philomath, OR, Benton County, OR

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Heroin death in Lebanon results in federal indictments

A Sweet home man and a Portland woman face federal indictments, accusing them of conspiracy to distribute heroin resulting in the October 2013 death of a 25-year-old Lebanon woman.


Related Topix: Drugs, Lebanon, OR, Portland, OR

Sun Jun 22, 2014

KVAL-TV Eugene

Firefighters in full gear join runners for the Pioneer Dam 10k

Runners in the Pioneer Dam Run lined up outside the Linn County Historical Museum, stretching in the cool Sunday morning air before the 8 a.m. crack of the starter pistol.


Related Topix: Shedd, OR, Fire

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon State Police captain resigns, then pleads guilty to stealing gas

A high-ranking Oregon State Police commander pleaded guilty Thursday to one charge of official misconduct.


Related Topix: Albany, OR, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Oregon State University

Fri Jun 13, 2014

Oregon State Police captain to plead guilty in fuel theft case

A corruption investigation at the Oregon State Police is scheduled to come to an end next week when one of the agency's top-ranking commanders pleads guilty in connection with fuel thefts.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Albany, OR