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Damascus man found dead on Lincoln City beach
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 02:23:28 -0800

Oregon State Police said death not suspicious Oregon State Police are conducting an investigation into the death of a local man. Jan Thum, 58, of Damascus was found dead on a Lincoln City beach on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 1. According to OSP, early information indicates that Thum was ...

Main events
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:39:29 -0800

Thursday , Jan. 15 Prep boys basketball: Grant at Wilson, Jefferson at Franklin, Roosevelt at Cleveland, Madison at Benson, Portland Adventist Academy-Portland Christian at Parkrose, 7:30 p.m. Prep girls basketball: Portland Lutheran at Country Christian, 5:30 p.m. ... Portland Adventist Academy-Portland Christian at Parkrose, 6 p.m. ... Wilson at Grant, Jefferson ...

Delays expected today on Oregon 224 near Damascus
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:47:01 -0800

A road crew has closed the eastbound lane at Southeast 135th Avenue, causing some motorists to experience delays as long as 20 minutes.

BUYBACK MISFIRE Firearm enthusiasts crash event to hunt for bargains
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:46:10 -0800

A recent gun buyback event in Oregon, aimed at curbing the number of weapons on the street, turned into a planned profit making opportunity for a group of firearms enthusiasts.

BUYBACK MISFIRE Gun enthusiasts crash event to find bargains
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:16:10 -0800

A recent gun buyback event in Oregon, aimed at curbing the number of weapons on the street, turned into a planned profit making opportunity for a group of firearms enthusiasts.

Woman found dead on beach
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 22:08:32 -0800

A Damascus woman was found dead about one mile north of Roads End State Park on New Year’s Day. Just before 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers responded to a report of a deceased person on the beach.

Man who was collecting agates found dead on Oregon Coast beach
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 09:02:35 -0800

Oregon State Police said they're investigating the death a 58-year-old man found dead on an Oregon Coast beach on New Year's Day.

Portland-area law enforcement agencies attend NYC officer's funeral
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 08:03:05 -0800

Sheriff's deputies and police officers from several Portland-area agencies attended the memorial service for NYC officer Wenjian Liu Sunday.

North looks for turnaround artist
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:18:36 -0800

There are now three local schools looking for a new football coach. Churchill and Willamette are both searching for the right person to turn the programs into winners, but the one job in town that promises the most headaches as well as the most potential is at North Eugene. Edmund …

Texas Parents Fight Against Naming New School ‘Lebanon High’
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:04:41 -0800

Some parents in the Dallas, Texas, suburb of Frisco are unhappy with the school board's proposal to name a new school "Lebanon High."