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Vic Gilliam, Jim Thompson rake in donations for tough GOP House primaries: Oregon campaign finance

Reps. Vic Gilliam , R-Silverton, and Jim Thompson , R-Dallas, face two of the toughest primaries from challengers on the right.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Silverton, OR, Marion County, OR, US News, Hubbard, OR

5 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Ex-Hilo woman gets life for killing son, 4, in Oregon

Jessica Analani Dutro, 25, was convicted Wednesday of murder in the beating death of her 4-year-old son, Zachary Dutro-Boggess.


Fri Apr 18, 2014


Portland Teens Facing Robbery, Assault Charges

Two teenagers, including a member of the Roosevelt High School football team, are accused of trying to steal marijuana from someone near the school.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Beach Connection

Beatles, Teddy Roosevelt on N. Oregon Coast

Two major figures in history are coming to the north Oregon coast in two very different ways.


Related Topix: Manzanita, OR, Tillamook, OR, Tillamook County, OR, George Bush, Seaside, OR

The Courier Mailer

Sunset High student wins Congressional Art Competition for Oregon's 1st District

A charcoal drawing by Beaverton Sunset High student Supriya Kapur will be on display in the U.S. Capitol after a panel of artists selected her work for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition for Oregon's 1st District.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Democrat, US News

The News Tribune

Oregon wines fly free on Alaska during May

Portland – In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program.


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Medford, OR, Redmond, OR

KATU-TV Portland

Police arrest registered sex offender in Steel Bridge sex assault

PORTLAND, Ore. Police arrested a registered sex offender who they said sexually assaulted a woman on Portland's Steel Bridge last month.


Oregon weather and science watch: Tank towns, earth-like planets and star parties

Rainwater enthusiasts, planet people, an earth-like planet and the environmental justice movement in America are on tap for Friday's weather and science aggregation.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, NASA

Willamette Week

Oregon Sheriffs Oppose Drivers Cards for Illegal Immigrants

Oregon's sheriffs have voted overwhelmingly to oppose a ballot measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers cards - and by extension car insurance.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration

The Oregonian

Oregon providers make less from Medicare, and health, medical culture explain why

Radiologists, oncologists and other specialists showed up as receiving larger reimbursements in a recent federal Medicare data release.


Related Topix: Oregon Government, Healthcare Law, Law, Radiology, Medicine, Oncology

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Huffington Post

Monica Wehby, Oregon GOP Senate Candidate, Shifts Message On Obamacare Repeal

Monica Wehby, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Oregon, has spent months positioning herself as the moderate, establishment candidate in the crowded GOP primary to challenge Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Jeff Merkley, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Wedding

Northern Michigan News

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Immigration Reform, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

The Washington Post

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore.


Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Prison, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

Portland Tribune

OMSI hosts a wind energy challenge for kids and teachers

Wind turbines are one of the fastest-growing clean energy sources, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry is nurturing a new generation of young engineers to explore the science behind them.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Environment, Science

Woman accused of starving dog is let off by court of appeals

According to Thursday's publication of the Oregonian , a 28-year-old woman from the Portland area will face no repercussions for starving her dog, thanks to the Oregon Court of Appeals.


The Oregonian

Oregon Supreme Court upholds conviction of Ricardo Serrano, on death row for slaying Bethany family

Ricardo Serrano, in Washington County Circuit Court, receives the death penalty in March 2010 for a triple murder.


Related Topix: Death Penalty

WHYN-AM Springfield

Teen's Urine Ruins 38M Gallons of Portland...

Rest assured, Portland, Oregon: The water you drink is very, very clean. How sanitary? This sanitary: Water Bureau administrators are willing to flush 38 million gallons of the stuff and clean the open-air reservoir in order to make sure there's not the most miniscule amount of human urine in it.

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Columbia River Gorge scenic highlights, one of 7 Wonders of Oregon, mile by mile on I-84

Ever wonder what that natural wonder is when you're driving the speed limit on Interstate 84 through the Columbia River Gorge , one of Travel Oregon's '7 Wonders of Oregon'? So, here we present an outdoor explorer's guide to I-84 through the gorge, which may help you determine whether you're looking at Dog Mountain or Hamilton Mountain.


Related Topix: Troutdale, OR, Hood River, OR, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Multnomah County, OR, Travel

Statesman Journal

The Oregon Garden free for Earth Day

The Earth Day Fair at The Oregon Garden on Saturday will celebrate the Earth through hands-on activities, demonstrations and exhibits for the whole family.


The Oregonian

Oregon welfare audit finds little to no progress in moving recipients into jobs

Jennifer Noonan, 23, and her children, Taima Willeto , 5, and Wenona Willeto, 3, receive cash assistance for needy families, food stamps and a federal housing voucher.


Related Topix: Oregon Government


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