Woodland, WAKATU.com

Pedestrian killed on I-5 in Woodland

WOODLAND, Wash. — A driver struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday night in the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, according to Washington State Patrol. The crash happened near milepost 22. All lanes of southbound were initially blocked just before 9 p.m. and the freeway wasn't reopened until about 11:15 p.m.,...
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Portland, ORKATU.com

Suspect with machete falls through roof of SE Portland home, police say

PORTLAND, Ore. – A man is facing several charges, including counts of kidnapping and burglary, after a string of incidents in Southeast Portland early Wednesday morning that ended with the suspect falling through the roof of a home and holding someone at machete-point, police officials said. Officers were first called...
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5 Most Dangerous Areas in Portland

Portland, Oregon's largest and most populated city, is also the county seat of Multnomah County. At the junction of the Willamette and Columbia rivers in Northwestern Oregon, it is a significant port in the Willamette Valley area of the Pacific Northwest. Portland had a population of 654,741 people in 2019, making it the 26th most populous city in the US, the sixth most populous on the West Coast, and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest after Seattle. The Portland metropolitan statistical area (MSA) has a population of 2.4 million people, making it the 25th most populous in the United States.
Portland, ORKXL

Portland’s Mayor Feckless Ted Wheeler Arrests Common Sense

No police stops for “routine traffic infractions”?!. You’ve gotta be kidding. Feckless Ted, Mayor and Police Commissioner says the police stop too many black citizens so they should be forbidden. This very idea was introduced at the state legislature and even with Democrat majorities in both houses, it failed. So,...
Clark County, WAKATU.com

Clark County deputies seek suspects in Vancouver bottle shop burglary

VANCOUVER, Wash. — Clark County deputies are looking for suspects after a Vancouver taproom was broken into early Wednesday morning. Authorities say an unknown suspect or suspects broke through the front door of Northwest Liquid Gold Taproom and Bottle Shop and stole multiple things from inside. They fled in what deputies believe was a stolen Silver Jeep Grand Cherokee with Oregon plate: 045MCP.
Portland, ORkptv.com

Man arrested after entering two homes, confronting residents with weapons, falling through roof

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) – A man was arrested after he broke into two homes and confronted people with various weapons in Southeast Portland on Wednesday. Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 2600 block of Southeast 160th Avenue just after 3:30 a.m. A caller had reported hearing gunshots outside his home. A man with a gun entered the house claiming that someone was following him and shot him.
Happy Valley, ORkrcrtv.com

Evacuations lifted for Pine Fire in Happy Valley, cause released

HAPPY VALLEY, Calif. — Forward progress has been stopped and some evacuations have been lifted for the Pine Fire, which burned 50 acres and prompted mandatory evacuations in Happy Valley. CAL FIRE says that the blaze was sparked by mowing and is currently 40% contained. Seven minor structures and a...
Vancouver, WAkptv.com

Vancouver father facing abuse charge related to two-month-old

VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) – The father of a two-month-old is facing a charge related to abuse that left the child in the intensive care unit at Randall’s Children Hospital on May 31. According to court documents, Wesley J. Palmer told police after the mother left for work he became frustrated...

Electric companies, volunteers prepare for extreme heat in Oregon

A high chance of wildfires and record-setting heat makes this week in Oregon a dangerous one. People are being encouraged to get ready. Portland General Electric is taking that advice too. "When we see temperatures like those expected over the next few days, what we begin to do is begin...
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Here are the most difficult jobs for Oregon employers to fill

PORTLAND, Ore. — On the heels of the pandemic, there was the labor shortage, with businesses reporting struggles to find enough applicants to fill posted jobs. In a recent unscientific survey of Business Journal readers, more than 75% of respondents said they had more trouble hiring workers this year compared with last year.
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June 23 outstanding warrants

Area law enforcement officers are looking for the following people with outstanding warrants. Anyone with information on these individuals may call the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office or its detectives, or the Newberg-Dundee Police Department. The Sheriff's Office Crime Information tip line is 800-577-1707. Newberg police can be reached at 503-538-8321, and Yamhill County detectives can be reached at 503-434-7508.
Oregon City, ORKATU.com

Oregon City police look for supects, victims after riot at Clackamette Park

OREGON CITY, Ore. — Oregon City police are working to determine what crimes happened, and identify suspects and potential victims after last week's riot at Clackamette Park. Two groups clashed at the park on Friday, June 18, which led police to declare an unlawful assembly and later a riot, the Oregon City Police Department confirmed to KATU News.