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Barnes has 36 and the Kings spoil Portland's opener 124-121

Oct. 21, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings will be in a good place this season if Harrison Barnes can consistently shoot like he did in the season opener. Barnes scored 36 points, including a career-high eight 3-pointers, and the Kings spoiled Chauncey Billups debut as...

UCLA hosts No. 10 Oregon in Pac-12's top game of the week

Oct. 21, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch this week in the Pac-12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 10 Oregon (5-1, 2-1) visits UCLA (5-2, 3-1) in what will be one of the top national games of the weekend. ESPN’s “College GameDay” will originate from...

Dajome converts penalty, Whitecaps rally to beat Timbers 3-2

Oct. 21, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Cristian Dajome converted on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps came from behind to beat the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Down 2-0 at halftime, Vancouver (11-9-10) got second-half goals from Deiber Caicedo...

Another effort to block Oregon vaccine mandate denied

Oct. 20, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A second federal judge in Oregon has rejected an emergency motion to halt the state’s vaccine mandate or make an exception for state workers who have contracted COVID-19. U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken ruled that the U.S. Constitution offers no...

Oregon kills 3 more wolves for attacking cattle

Oct. 20, 2021 21:14 PM EDT

BAKER CITY, Ore. (AP) — Employees from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife shot and killed three more wolves from the Lookout Mountain pack on Wednesday, officials said. Two 6-month-olds and one yearling were shot from a helicopter in eastern Oregon, The Baker...

Auditors: ODOT can learn from missteps in wildfire logging

Oct. 20, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Transportation can learn from its challenging experience overseeing the biggest wildfire cleanup job in state history, according to Oregon Secretary of State auditors. Auditors did a limited review of the state’s hazard...

Another illegal marijuana operation found in southern Oregon

Oct. 19, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Another large illegal marijuana operation has been discovered in southern Oregon, authorities said. On Tuesday, law enforcement executing a search warrant in a downtown Klamath Falls warehouse found marijuana with a street value of more than...

Silverton man gets 25 years for child rape

Oct. 19, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Silverton man convicted of raping a child was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Monday. The Statesman Journal reports a jury found Mauricio Barba Duran guilty of first-degree rape and sodomy in Polk County Circuit Court following a four-day trial,...

Whittingham among AP's Pac-12 award winners for 1st half

Oct. 19, 2021 16:55 PM EDT

The Utah Utes raised their voices — and their coach — after an emotional come-from-behind win over a ranked Arizona State team. They cheered in the locker room. They sang. They hoisted up coach Kyle Whittingham. The Utes (4-2, 3-0 Pac-12) reveled...

'A dangerous time': Portland, Oregon, sees record homicides

Oct. 19, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It was nearly last call on a Friday when Jacob Eli Knight Vasquez went to get a drink across the street from the tavern where he worked in northwest Portland — an area with a thriving dining scene, where citygoers enjoy laid-back eateries, international cuisines and...