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Man shoots 2 cougars near chicken coop east of Portland

Jul. 31, 2018 5:04 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office says a Corbett man shot and killed two cougars that were near a chicken coop. Sgt. Brandon White says Oregon State Police and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife have been notified, but he doesn't anticipate any charges because the man was...

Immigration agents' union slams Portland mayor over protest

Jul. 31, 2018 4:55 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The union representing employees of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement urged the mayor of Portland, Oregon, to end his ban on city police helping ICE workers who have faced hostility from pro-immigrant activists. Sean Riddell, the union's attorney, asked Mayor Ted Wheeler for a...

Wildfires continue to burn in southwest Oregon

Jul. 30, 2018 9:25 PM EDT

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of people have been forced from their homes as a fire caused by a lightning storm continues to burn near Grants Pass, Oregon. The 39-square mile (101-square kilometer) blaze is moving toward the Rogue River. The fire in southwest Oregon has caused people to evacuate in the...

Herbicide may have killed other trees in central Oregon

Jul. 10, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A weed-killer that killed thousands of ponderosa pines near Sisters has been linked to the deaths of other trees outside the Sunriver resort community and possibly across Oregon. An investigation spurred by the incident in Sisters found that the active ingredient in the product known as...

Tire from freeway crashes into attic of Oregon home

Jul. 10, 2018 12:01 PM EDT

PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Elmer Emmons heard what sounded like a tree limb striking the roof of the Pendleton home he's renting. He thought his grandkids might have knocked something over. He returned to sleep. The East Oregonian newspaper reports Emmons later discovered a large tire had crashed through the...

Man arrested after nearly hitting deputy while fleeing

Jul. 8, 2018 3:23 PM EDT

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A Hillsboro, Oregon, man was arrested after nearly hitting a deputy while attempting to run from a traffic stop. KPTV_TV reports that deputies were attempting to identify the driver during a traffic stop Saturday when he drove away. Officials said as Trevor Bosworth fled, his car...

Hop acreage up in Washington, Idaho and nationwide

Jul. 8, 2018 9:41 AM EDT

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — U.S. hop acreage is forecast at a record 53,282 acres this year, up 4 percent over last year, with new acreage and plantings entering full production. The Capital Press reports that the 2018 forecast for Washington is 39,273 acres, which is 71 percent of total U.S. acreage, according...

The Latest: Goleta fire burns homes in Santa Barbara County

Jul. 7, 2018 2:47 AM EDT

HORNBROOK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in the Western United States (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Authorities are now estimating that at least 20 homes have burned in a California wildfire raging in the hills above Goleta in Santa Barbara County. The county Sheriff's Department says it appears...

California fire kills 1 as heat stokes blazes in Western US

Jul. 7, 2018 2:10 AM EDT

HORNBROOK, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire raging through drought-stricken timber and brush near California's border with Oregon killed one person and destroyed 40 buildings as it burned largely out of control, authorities said Friday. No other details were released about the death blamed on the fire that...

Agreement reached to end children's book infringement case

Jun. 27, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world agreed Wednesday to dismiss its copyright infringement lawsuit against an Oregon children's book author. In documents filed in U.S. District Court, the...