Oregon Newswire (Page 8)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Oregon. (Page 8)

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  1. Personal email use and government business do not mix: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    It's difficult to decide which is more egregious: former Gov. John Kitzhaber's use of personal email for state business or Clackamas County Commission Chairman John Ludlow's use of personal email for county business . But it's easy to decide the Oregon Legislature, in a session in which ethics reform was touted as a top priority, dragged its feet in figuring out how to prevent such keep-it-out-of-public-view behavior and failed to deliver legislation to prevent it.

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  2. Oregon man arrested for trafficking heroin from CaliforniaRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | KTVN Reno

    The Linn County sheriff on Friday said Jeremy Brian Buchanan was arrested after he got off a Greyhound bus in Eugene. Authorities said the 28-year-old was carrying 9 ounces of heroin, worth an estimated $13,500.

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  3. Heat tests crews on 2 big SW Oregon wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Crews were battling more hot, tough conditions Saturday as they fought to contain two large southwest Oregon wildfires that erupted in recent days "Because of the challenging terrain and abundant, dry fuel - large standing and downed trees - we have difficult work ahead to suppress this fire but I know these crews can do it." The crews on the fire east of Canyonville are Facing difficult weather -- historically high temperatures and low relative humidity -- and quick growth to about 8,500 acres since its start The drought created unusually dry forests prone to fast-spreading fires.

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  4. Oregon official: Ramming of Seattle kayaker was unintentionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | KOMO News

    A Portland news investigation team has spoken to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and some self-described "kayaktivists" after a shocking incident was caught on camera Thursday. The KATU News footage shows a sheriff's patrol boat hitting a kayaker near the St. Johns Bridge.

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  5. Hold off on mowing during the hot part of the day, fire officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... acre in size. A reminder, we are under a Red Flag Warning." - Tweet from Cornelius Fire Dept. PORTLAND, Ore. Western Oregon is under a red flag warning through Saturday as firefighters contend with the prolonged hot and dry conditions. The heat has ...

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  6. Portland weather: Saturday will be another scorcher, with high forecast to reach 97Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    Here comes the sun! Portland high temperatures are forecast to reach 97 for much of Saturday afternoon. An excessive heat warning is in effect until 9 p.m., weather officials said.

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  7. Oregon bottle deposit hike likely as redemption fallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | KVAL-TV Eugene

    New state data show that Oregonians are returning fewer beverage bottles to redeem their 5-cent deposit, putting the state on track to double the deposit to 10 cents per bottle in 2017. Figures released by the Oregon Liquor Control Commission on Wednesday showed that just over 68 percent of bottles were redeemed in 2014, down nearly three points from the year before.

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  8. 8,500-acre Stouts Fire in Southern Oregon is growing, despite efforts of 800 firefightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    ... Historic high temperatures plus dry conditions and low humidity are making the fire extremely challenging to contain, Oregon Department of Forestry incident commander John Buckman said. Fire managers are paying particular attention to keeping the ...

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  9. Oregon drought forces cities to impose water use cutbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    ... residents are forbidden from watering plants or washing cars. The directive to reduce use isn't limited to cities. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Tuesday ordered all state agencies to clamp down on water use in an effort to reduce the state government's ...

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  10. Smoke blankets Rogue Valley as Stouts fire grows to 8,500 acresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    The Oregon Department of Forestry said at midday Saturday that the Stouts fire burning in southern Douglas County has grown to 8,500 acres, an increase of 2,000 acres from Friday. The fire growth was to the south and east.

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  11. Portland mayor heads to White House for clean power conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Oregonian reports Hales will attend a Monday conference to discuss the Environmental Protection Agency's plan to cut emissions at the nation's power plants. The city will pay for Hales' trip to Washington D.C. Hales will be one of about a dozen U.S. mayors at the conference.

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  12. Man arraigned for assaulting Portland police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Oregonian reports 24-year-old Joshua Ryan O'Farrell faces charges of assault of a public safety officer, resisting arrest, second-degree disorderly conduct and interfering with police. The assault happened when East Precinct Officer Allison Renander responded to a domestic dispute call after midnight on Thursday.

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  13. Eugene sex abuse trial set, but alleged victim not foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A prosecutor says the sexual abuse trial against Oregon gay rights activist Terry Bean won't happen unless the alleged 17-year-old victim is found and subpoenaed. Clackamas County Deputy District Attorney Scott Healy told The Register-Guard they don't know where the youth is.

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  14. Cape Blanco Lighthouse leads Mark Hendrix to find Oregon Coast bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Oregonian

    The clue said the lighthouse would lead the way, but which way? Mark Hendrix of Bandon opted for inland and as a result found the Oregon Coast bike in Travel Oregon's 7 Bikes for 7 Wonders scavenger hunt. Hendrix said the go was given to begin the search at 6:09 a.m. Saturday.

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  15. Click For Babies 2015 campaign kicks off in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    As part of the Oregon campaign, Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in Portland collects handmade purple baby hats from knitters and crocheters to be distributed to more than 40 hospitals and public health clinics throughout Oregon and southwest Washington. New parents learn what PURPLE crying is - the "purple" is an acronym for the characteristics of this kind of crying - along with how to soothe a baby and healthy ways to cope when the little one is simply inconsolable.

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  16. Alpine trail in eastern Oregon is a backpackers' paradiseRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 1 | Washington Times

    Views across the length of northeast Oregon feel almost commonplace on the Elkhorn Crest Trail, one of the highest and most unique pathways in the state. The 23-mile national recreation trail tightropes across the granite spine of the Elkhorn Range, where mountain goats roam sheer peaks and alpine lakes dapple multicolored valleys high above the prairie below.

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  17. Blue moon looks orange as it rises in smoky central OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Oregonian

    The blue moon as it rises July 31, 2015, over smoky central Oregon and Lava Butte. It was the second full moon of July, thus a blue moon.

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  18. Early pot sales, the Big One and vaccines: This week in new Oregon lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | OregonLive.com

    Welcome to our rundown of the bills Gov. Kate Brown signed into law . Under the Oregon Constitution, bills delivered to the governor during a legislative session must be vetoed within five business days or they become law automatically.

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  19. A List Of Every 2015 MLB Trade Deadline DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Forbes.com

    I am the founder and president of the Business of Sports Network, a consulting and analysis firm which includes the The Biz of Baseball. Through the Business of Sports Network, research and analysis has been done for several clubs in MLB and the NBA, as well as work at a pro league level.

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  20. Baker's Burgers closing; Hillsboro's hotel boom: Hillsboro weekend roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Courier Mailer

    ... and uncompetitive pricing. It turns out that those projects were just the beginning of a rush to build hotels in Oregon's fifth-largest city. The Embassy Suites and Hampton Inn & Suites alone brought 271 rooms to Hillsboro, sinking the city's ...

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