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Japanese consulate wants answers on alleged attack in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — A violent attack along the Oregon coast is turning into an international incident between Oregon and Japan. The Japanese consulate in Portland says back in April a prisoner escaped from a work crew in Tillamook County. He allegedly attacked two Japanese women, severely beating them with a...
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Lake Oswego Review

Pulliam: Police resignations, riots leave Portlanders hostage to violence

Stan Pulliam is a two-term, nonpartisan mayor of Sandy, who is exploring a run for governor in the 2022 election.On June 16, the city of Portland reported that police officers have resigned en masse from the Rapid Response Team, leaving it unclear how the city would respond to the rioting, vandalism and violence that have become predictable nightly events. The resignations came after the city of Portland escalated its war with police from merely hamstringing budgets and tactics — to prosecuting them. On June 15, the Multnomah County District Attorney filed misdemeanor charges against a Portland police officer who voluntarily...
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School district that touted segregated graduation ceremonies labels itself 'white supremacist' in new 'antiracist' vision statement

An Oregon school has declared itself as “white supremacist” in its newly proposed “Antiracist Vision Statement.”. “Beaverton School District perpetuates institutional racism and embodies a white supremacist culture,” reads the “Equitable Policies Board Report” put forth by the “Equitable Policies Task Force” at the school. The draft, which the task...
Yacolt, WAthereflector.com

Third teen involved in SR 503 crash dies

Another 15-year-old from Yacolt has died following a crash on state Route 503 last week, according to a June 21 update from the Washington State Patrol. The fatalities from the accident that occurred on June 14 include Ivy Hunt, 16, of Napavine, who died at the scene, and Harumi and Emi Yato, both 15, of Yacolt, who later died at a hospital.
Portland, ORKATU.com

Man shot and killed in Montavilla neighborhood identified

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police on Monday released the identity of a man shot and killed last week in the Montavilla neighborhood. William Kendrick, 36, was shot near Northeast Glisan Street and 74th Avenue on Thursday night, June 17, and died at a hospital. The state medical examiner ruled Kendrick’s death...
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LPGA moves Portland Classic tournament over homeless camp concerns

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The Portland Classic is changing its location for this year’s LPGA tournament over concerns about nearby homeless camps. The tournament director told KOIN 6 News they decided to relocate the 2021 tournament to the Oregon Golf Club in West Linn, citing the city’s rise in homelessness, including the area surrounding Columbia Edgewater.
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Oregon Still Short Of Governor’s 70% Vaccination Goal

Oregon appears to be just a few days away from meeting Gov. Kate Brown’s target of vaccinating 70% of people age 18 and over, which would trigger a broad statewide lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. Earlier in the month, Brown had set June 21 as the goal for reaching 70%, but...
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Police: Man wanted after unprovoked stabbing in Vancouver arrested, booked into jail

VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) - Vancouver police say the man wanted after an unprovoked stabbing on Sunday morning has been arrested. On Sunday, at about 9:20 a.m., officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 3300 block of East 18th Street. Officers arrived to the scene and found a man who had been stabbed in the back. According to police, the victim said he was taking a walk in the area when another man approached him unprovoked and stabbed him.
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Oregon girl, 11, dies after tide sweeps her away at Cannon Beach

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon girl died last week after the tide swept her away during a visit to Cannon Beach, authorities said. According to KATU and the Cannon Beach Gazette, Portland fifth-grader Lily Markwell, 11, was swept into the Pacific Ocean north of Haystack Rock about 1:30 p.m. Thursday. A Cannon Beach rescue swimmer and a jet ski brought the girl to shore after a search involving the Cannon Beach Fire District, Seaside Fire’s Surf Rescue Team and a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter, officials said in a news release. She was flown to a nearby hospital, where she died Friday, the Gazette reported.
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Report: Becky Hammon a finalist for this head coaching job

Becky Hammon has been viewed as a potential candidate for several vacant head coaching jobs, and she is reportedly considered a finalist for at least one of them. Hammon has made it through the initial interview stage with the Portland Trail Blazers and is a finalist for their head coach job, according to Shams Charania and Sam Amick of The Athletic. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski also reported on Monday that Hammon is among the candidates who will get a second interview with Portland.