36 Pit Fire Jumps Clackamas River

ESTACADA, Ore. (CNN) — Fire crews in Northwest Oregon took to the skies to battle the huge 36 Pit Fire. The blaze has been burning for more than a week near Estacada, about thirty miles southeast of Portland. Over the weekend, the fire jumped the Clackamas river, despite firefighters’ efforts to contain it So far, … Continue reading »

Missing Man Found Safe

PORTLAND, Ore. — A 51-year old man who was reported missing April 21st of this year has been found. Oregon State Police, with the help of the Portland Police Bureau found Randel Jon Brown (51) at a homeless shelter in Portland. He was found on August 21st.  Brown was in good health and his family … Continue reading »

Team to Launch Keg Rocket

PORTLAND, Ore. — A group of Portland beer lovers have found a unique way to chill their suds. The group, called “Team Numb” is getting ready to launch their first ever, two stage rocket filled with kegs of beer. The team has been building and launching high powered rockets for over 15 years. So far, … Continue reading »

Marijuana Could Be on November Ballot

PORTLAND, Ore. — An initiative to get marijuana legalized is on its way to get on the November ballot this year. “New Approach Oregon” collected 100,000 petition signatures so far. The group needs at least 87,000 registered voter signatures to qualify, but they want to make sure to get more than enough. The measure would … Continue reading »

Wine Growlers Approved in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — On Friday, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden announced that the federal agency that regulates the sale of alcohol has agreed to rescind an order that would have blocked the sale of wine growlers in Oregon. In a letter to members of the Oregon delegation the administrator of the federal Alcohol, Tobacco Tax and Trade … Continue reading »

Nuggets Clip Barbers to Stay Alive

  MEDFORD, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets faced extra innings for the second day in a row at the AAA American Legion State Tournament, but on Friday the Nuggets finished on top. Grants Pass trailed the Portland Barbers 3-0 in the 4th inning, but GP continued to chip away at the lead until ultimately … Continue reading »

Baby Remains Found At Recycling Center

PORTLAND, Ore. — A grim discovery was made at a Portland recycling center Tuesday. Workers found the remains of a newborn baby. The infant still had it’s umbilical cord attached and the medical examiner said it was born alive and died later. The cause of death is unknown. Police are trying to track the path … Continue reading »

World’s Smallest Park Vandalized

[UPDATE] Portland Parks & Recreation tells Portland news affiliates that the tree has now been returned. PORTLAND, Ore. — Someone apparently vandalized the world’s smallest park last week. The park is in the middle of an intersection in Portland and it has just one tree. The city’s Parks and Recreation Department say it appears someone … Continue reading »

Aid to Suicide Bomber Gets out on Bail

PORTLAND, Ore. — A Portland man accused of helping a suicide bomber in Pakistan is walking free Friday after posting bail. Reaz Qadir Khan faces a federal count of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. He’s accused of giving money and advice to a suicide bomber. The bomber killed 30 people in the 2009 … Continue reading »

Mohamed Mohamud Found Guilty

PORTLAND, Ore. —  Multiple Portland news affiliates report Mohamed Mohamud has been found guilty of attempting to bomb a Christmas tree lighting ceremony in 2010 in Portland. The 21-year-old’s defense argued during trial that Mohamud is conflicted and immature, and was influenced by undercover FBI agents who posed as Al-Qaeda operatives. Prosecutors noted Mohammed never … Continue reading »

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