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Dixon carries Idaho over Portland St. 84-79

Jan. 25, 2022 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mikey Dixon scored 27 points as Idaho broke its seven-game road losing streak, edging past Portland State 84-79 on Monday night. Trevante Anderson added 20 points for the Vandals. Rashad Smith had 15 points for Idaho (5-14, 2-7 Big Sky...

Ridwell sues Oregon county for banning recycling service

Jan. 24, 2022 17:32 PM EST

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A county in the Portland area is facing a federal lawsuit from a recycling company that wants to operate in unincorporated rural areas. Ridwell filed the lawsuit against Washington County Friday, saying the county is going against state law by prohibiting...

Graduation rates dip across US as pandemic stalls progress

Jan. 24, 2022 08:14 AM EST

High school graduation rates dipped in at least 20 states after the first full school year disrupted by the pandemic, suggesting the coronavirus may have ended nearly two decades of nationwide progress toward getting more students diplomas, an analysis shows. The drops came despite...

Richardson, Oregon beat Washington 84-56, win 5th straight

Jan. 24, 2022 00:36 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Will Richardson scored 21 points as Oregon won its sixth straight game with a 84-56 victory over Washington on Sunday night. Jacob Young and Quincy Guerrier each added 12 points as the Ducks (12-6) moved up to fourth place in the Pac-12 at 5-2. Franck Kepnang...

Woman killed when vehicle crashes into her Oregon home

Jan. 23, 2022 13:24 PM EST

PORTLAND (AP) — A 67-year-old woman was killed when a driver accused of being under the influence of intoxicants crashed his vehicle into her Oregon home. A 63-year-old man who was in the house in the town of Keizer north of Salem was seriously injured. Police said the driver of...

Bishop leads Montana St. past Portland St. 73-60

Jan. 23, 2022 01:54 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Xavier Bishop had 15 points, seven assists and six rebounds as Montana State defeated Portland State 73-60 on Saturday night. Abdul Mohamed had 12 points and seven rebounds for Montana State (14-5, 6-2 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fifth straight...

Wolves attracted by cow carcasses kill Oregon herding dog

Jan. 22, 2022 12:23 PM EST

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Wolves attracted to six unburied cow carcasses at an eastern Oregon ranch killed a herding dog, wildlife officials said. Brian Ratliff of the Oregon Department of Fish and Game said the wolves killed the 40-pound (18-kilogram) herding dog on Friday about 150...

Oregon man pleads guilty to distributing pot on dark web

Jan. 22, 2022 10:14 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Springfield man has pleaded guilty to distributing marijuana on the dark web and laundering his cryptocurrency proceeds, according to federal prosecutors. The U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Oregon said Robert Kelly O’Neill, 59, waived indictment and...

Peak yet to come, as Oregon sets daily COVID case record

Jan. 21, 2022 18:58 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon health officials predict the number of COVID-19 cases will reach its peak within the next week amid a boom caused by the omicron surge. And authorities believe in early February coronavirus-related hospitalizations will likely surpass previous surge’s...

DeHoog appointed to Oregon Supreme Court

Jan. 21, 2022 18:31 PM EST

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A former Deschutes County Circuit judge serving on the state Court of Appeals has been named to Oregon Supreme Court. Roger J. DeHoog’s appointment, effective immediately, was announced this week by Gov. Kate Brown’s office, The Bulletin reported. ...