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Wanted man arrested, drugs seized during traffic stop in Hood River

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (KPTV) - A wanted man was arrested and drugs were seized by police during a traffic stop in Hood River over the weekend. The Hood River Police Department said an officer pulled over a vehicle on Sunday for a minor traffic violation. During the traffic stop, the officer learned the driver had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. The man also was in possession of a “substantial” amount of methamphetamine and some suspected fentanyl pills, according to police.
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July 4 F-15s Will Fly Over Oregon and SW Washington

For the Fourth of July, the Oregon Air National Guard’s F-15 fighter jets will fly over six Oregon cities as well as two in southwest Washington. An altitude of 1,000 feet will be maintained by 142nd Wing jets, which take off from Portland International Airport, where they’ll fly over several July 4 festivals and parades throughout the city. The aces’ “salute” will begin at 10 a.m. Monday in the first community, according to officials.

Rise City Church brings party and prayer to the park

Annual Church in the Park has outdoor service, kids activities, frozen treats, barnyard animals and more. An East Multnomah County church brought the community together for a festive, outdoor gathering that brought party and prayer to the park. Rise City Church hosted Church in the Park Sunday afternoon, July 3,...

Corbett parade celebrates Fourth of July

Annual event has floats, classic cars, horses, tractors and lots of candy for kidsCorbett's annual Fourth of July celebration is always centered on children, who line the Historic Columbia River Highway with beaming smiles and bags full of candy. Monday, July 4, the rural Gorge community held its annual Jeff Lucas Memorial Parade to celebrate the holiday. At 10 a.m. the highway closed down as classic cars, floats, horses, cheerleaders, hot rods, dirt bikes, John Deere tractors, and so much more make their way along the roadway. All of it makes for the quintessential small-town Fourth of July...

F-15s to soar over Oregon, SW Washington for July 4

The Oregon Air National Guard will help set the Independence Day mood in several local communities. F-15 fighter jets from the Oregon Air National Guard are set to fly over several cities in Oregon and two in Southwest Washington for Independence Day. The jets, part of the 142nd Wing, will take off from the Portland Air National Guard Base at Portland International Airport and will soar above multiple July 4 celebrations and parades at a noticeably lower-than-normal altitude of 1,000 feet. Beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, the first community will see the aces' aerial "salute" at speeds of around 400...

Obituary: Ann Llewellyn Matthews

Ann Llewellyn Matthews passed away in her sleep, early Thursday morning, June 16, 2022, at her home in Hood River, Ore., in the company of her son and cousins. She was born in Caracas, Venezuela, on April 5, 1950, to John W. and Kirby L. (Adams) Matthews. She is survived by her son Jarrett Thorsted, by brothers John, Patrick and William Matthews, four nieces and nephews, several cousins, and was predeceased by her parents and brothers David and Jeffrey.

'Mr. Gresham' celebrates start of downtown scavenger hunt

Todd Kirnan, Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop launches free community event with prizesGresham's most popular resident swung by a local kids bookstore to kick off a fun community-wide hunt to find his likeness in participating businesses. This month Todd Kirnan and Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop are teaming up to create a fund scavenger hunt that takes local kids to businesses throughout downtown Gresham. Images of Kirnan, aka Mr. Gresham, dressed as the iconic children's book character Waldo, with the red and white striped shirt, can be found in 25 local businesses like Sugar Cubed Cakes, Foxtrot Vintage, Whimsy Burrow...

Sandy Kiwanians have griddles, engines at the ready for annual event

Nonprofit org prepares for 65th fundraiser breakfast, car show on Sunday, July 24 Just in time for the 65th anniversary of the Sandy Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast and Cruise-In, the event will return on July 24 in its full capacity. From 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, July 24, the Kiwanians will flip flapjacks, facilitate a car show and raise funds for community programs at Hull Park and Learning Center, 43233 S.E. Oral Hull Road, Sandy, and everyone is welcome. Other organizations and community members are also invited to come help out, whether it's making breakfast, setting up an info...

Man dies after shooting at Gresham MAX stop

A man has died after he was shot early Friday morning at a MAX stop on East Burnside in Gresham. The shooting happened just after 5 a.m. on the westbound MAX platform at 162nd Avenue. Initial reports say the suspect, described as a man in his late teens or early 20s, ran off after the shooting.

Victim in Gresham MAX station shooting has died, Gresham P.D. says

GRESHAM, Ore. (KPTV) - The Gresham Police Department has confirmed a man shot early Friday morning has died. Just after 5 a.m., officers responded to a reported shooting at a TriMet station in the 16100 block of East Burnside Street. Police said two men were on the westbound MAX platform when one shot the other. The victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

Have You Seen Him? Gresham Police search for missing, endangered man

GRESHAM, Ore. — A 52-year-old man left his residential facility in Gresham overnight Thursday, and police are asking for help in bringing him home. Robert Zialcita left home in Southeast 181st Avenue and Main Street sometime between 9 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. Friday, police officials said. He is...