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Shark washes ashore on Oregon Coast near Cannon Beach

CANNON BEACH, Ore. — An 120-pound dead shark that was nearly 9 feet long washed ashore on the Oregon Coast on Sunday, according to the Seaside Aquarium. The female broadnose sevengill shark was 8.7 feet long. It washed up at the south end of Arcadia Beach State Recreation Site, a few miles south of Cannon Beach.
CANNON BEACH, OR
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'Micro-village' opening in Northeast Portland draws backlash from business owners

PORTLAND, Ore. — As Safe Rest Villages open across the city, a Portland nonprofit is taking a different approach to housing the homeless community. WeShine is looking to private landowners to build micro-villages for people experiencing homelessness. One village is already under construction in the Parkrose Community United Church of Christ parking lot near Northeast 122nd and Halsey.
PORTLAND, OR

Tesla plans super-sized charging station in small Oregon town

SUTHERLIN, Ore. — Tesla is planning to build a massive Supercharger station in Oregon, an outpost apparently rivaled in scale only by one operating station in California and another under construction in the Golden State. The Oregon site is right off Interstate 5 in the Douglas County town of...
SUTHERLIN, OR

Man killed at homeless resource center in Tigard

PORTLAND, Ore. — The death of a man at a homeless resource center in Tigard on Sunday afternoon is being investigated as a homicide, Tigard police reported. A suspect, 26-year-old Harrison Douglas-Myles McBride, was arrested and taken to the Washington County jail. He faces a charge of second-degree murder, as well as other charges for unrelated probation violations.
TIGARD, OR

Suspect shoots security guard with his own gun in SE Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — A suspect stole the gun of a private security guard during an altercation and shot him early Sunday morning in southeast Portland, the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) reported. The guard was shot in the chest but he was uninjured because he was wearing a ballistic vest,...
PORTLAND, OR

Community memorializes Oregonians lost to deadly 2021 heat dome

PORTLAND, Ore. — Community members and leaders are remembering the nearly 100 Oregonians who died during 2021's historic heat dome weather event. City, county and faith leaders from around the Portland metropolitan area gathered at Leach Botanical Garden on a sweltering Sunday to memorialize the heat wave victims. In...
PORTLAND, OR

All lanes of I-84 reopen through the Columbia River Gorge

TROUTDALE, Ore. — All lanes of Interstate 84 have reopened through the Columbia River Gorge, the Oregon Department of Transportation announced just after 3:30 p.m. Monday. ODOT said drivers should expect congestion and advised them to watch for workers along the area west of Cascade Locks. I-84 was closed...
TROUTDALE, OR

'Biblical' insect swarms spur Oregon push to fight pests

ARLINGTON, Ore. — Driving down a windy canyon road in northern Oregon rangeland, Jordan Maley and April Aamodt are on the look out for Mormon crickets, giant insects that can ravage crops. “There’s one right there,” Aamodt says. They’re not hard to spot. The insects, which can...
ARLINGTON, OR

Vancouver police investigating after 2 found dead in burning apartment

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Vancouver police are currently investigating a suspicious apartment fire that led to the discovery of two dead men and displaced multiple people in the Harney Heights neighborhood overnight. In an initial statement Saturday morning, the Vancouver Fire Department (VFD) said it responded to reports of a...
VANCOUVER, WA