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Oregon judge finds Idaho man unfit to stand trial in murders

Sep. 19, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

VALE, Ore. (AP) — A judge in Oregon has halted a double murder trial for a man charged with kidnapping and killing his ex-wife after ruling that the defendant is mentally unfit to stand trial. Malheur County Circuit Judge Tom Ryan made the determination Tuesday and ordered Anthony Montwheeler, of Nampa,...

Name of Oregon pot retailer to stay linked to park project

Sep. 11, 2018 1:38 AM EDT

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon marijuana dispensary's donation and name will stay attached to a youth park project in Ontario despite a group's efforts to remove it from the project. The Argus Observer reports the city council rejected a motion last week to ask the owners of Hotbox Farms to change the...

Group aims to keep pot retailer off splash pad donor wall

Aug. 28, 2018 10:02 AM EDT

ONTARIO, Oregon (AP) — An Oregon group looks to return a $25,000 donation toward a youth park project because it's from a recreational marijuana retailer. The Argus Observer reports Megan Cook, chairwoman of Friends of the Aquatic Center, emailed a letter Friday to Ontario City Manager Adam Brown on behalf...