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Parrish scores 20 to lead San Diego over Portland 78-70

Jan. 23, 2021 7:59 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josh Parrish had 20 points as San Diego beat Portland 78-70 on Saturday. Parrish made 9 of 11 shots. He added eight rebounds. Joey Calcaterra had 12 points for San Diego (2-6, 1-3 West Coast Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Marion Humphrey added 11 points....

Thomas scores 14 to carry Portland St. past Idaho St. 69-43

Jan. 23, 2021 5:39 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Khalid Thomas and James Scott scored 14 points apiece and Portland State routed Idaho State 69-43 on Saturday. Jacob Eyman added 11 point for Portland State (3-8, 2-4 Big Sky Conference), which broke its five-game losing streak. Amari McCray had 10 points. The Bengals’ 27.7%...

Hiker rescued after falling down cliff in Columbia Gorge

Jan. 23, 2021 4:26 PM EST

CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. (AP) — A hiker has been rescued in Oregon, apparently three days after he fell down a 50-foot (15m) cliff in the Columbia River Gorge. The Coast Guard and the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office say they got the 43-year-old to safety on Friday night after he was discovered by two...

Man accused of hitting cop, escaping custody indicted

Jan. 22, 2021 5:37 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man accused of ramming a Portland police officer while driving a stolen pickup on Christmas Eve — then later escaping custody — has been indicted on attempted murder and other charges. David Dahlen III, 24, escaped a holding cell on the Portland Police Bureau’s...

Cool scores 17 to lead Idaho St. past Portland St. 64-57

Jan. 22, 2021 12:45 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tarik Cool registered 17 points as Idaho State beat Portland State 64-57 on Thursday night. Austin Smellie had 13 points and six rebounds for Idaho State (8-6, 5-2 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fourth straight road victory. Emmit Taylor III added 12 points. Robert Ford III had...

FILE - In this July 11, 2018, file photo, rancher Dwight Hammond Jr., left, is embraced by his wife, Susie Hammond, after arriving by private jet at the Burns Municipal Airport in Burns, Ore. Hammond and his son Steven, convicted of intentionally setting fires on public land in Oregon, were pardoned by President Donald Trump. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the 2016 armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge by right-wing extremists. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, File)

Trump gives permit to ranchers whose case led to occupation

Jan. 21, 2021 8:20 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in the final days of the Trump administration issued a grazing permit to Oregon ranchers whose imprisonment sparked the 2016 armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge by right-wing extremists. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt’s restored...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown visits the Marion County and Salem Health COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Salem, Ore. On Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, the Democrat delivered her State of the State address, reflecting on the challenges Oregonians have faced in the last year, the pandemic, protests, wildfires and outlined her goals for the future, focusing on racial equity, ensuring children return to school, mitigating wildfire danger and expanding health care access. (Abigail Dollins/Statesman-Journal via AP, Pool, File)

Brown looks back at Oregon's crises and ahead to goals

Jan. 21, 2021 4:45 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nearly a year after the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in Oregon, Governor Kate Brown delivered her annual State of the State speech on Thursday. During the 45-minute speech Brown reflected on the challenges Oregonians have faced in the last year — the pandemic, protests and...

Portland police shooting of man under international scrutiny

Jan. 21, 2021 11:31 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The 2010 police killing of a Black man shot in the back after officers arrived to check on his welfare drew intense scrutiny in Portland, a grand jury rebuke, a march on City Hall and national attention from the Rev. Jesse Jackson. On Wednesday, Aaron M. Campbell’s death...

A group of protesters carrying anti-President Joe Biden and anti-police signs marched in the streets and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Portland, Ore. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)

Protesters gather, damage Democratic headquarters in Oregon

Jan. 21, 2021 6:52 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A group of protesters carrying signs against President Joe Biden and police marched in Portland on Inauguration Day and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon, police said. Some in the group of about 150 people smashed windows and spray-painted anarchist symbols...

FILE - Members of the Proud Boys, including organizer Joe Biggs, third from right, march across the Hawthorne Bridge during an

Proud Boy organizer arrested in Florida over riot at Capitol

Jan. 21, 2021 3:23 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two Florida men, including a self-described organizer for the Proud Boys, a far-right extremist group, were arrested Wednesday on charges of taking part in the siege of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month, authorities said. Joseph Biggs, 37, was arrested in central Florida and faces...