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Oregon Legislature OKs new political boundaries

Sep. 27, 2021 22:30 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Despite a threat to block new political maps Republican state lawmakers returned to the Oregon Capitol on Monday as the Legislature passed legislative and congressional boundaries that included a new, sixth U.S. House seat. The congressional map,...

Man convicted in 1999 ranger killing dies in Oregon prison

Sep. 27, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A 75-year-old man died Monday in hospice care at the Oregon State Penitentiary while serving a life sentence without parole for the kidnapping and shooting of two Oregon park rangers in 1999, officials said. Corrections officials did not specify Larry...

Health officials see COVID cases tied to Pendleton Round-Up

Sep. 27, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

PENDLETEON, Ore. (AP) — Health officials in Umatilla County, Oregon, say they are starting to see COVID-19 cases linked to the Pendleton Round-Up. Umatilla County Public Health Director Joseph Fiumara told county commissioners Monday the county’s case count last week...

Deputy shoots, kills person in Portland suburb traffic stop

Sep. 27, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

HAPPY VALLEY, Ore. (AP) — A Clackamas County deputy shot and killed a person during a traffic stop in the Portland suburb of Happy Valley early Monday. The sheriff’s office said a deputy initiated the traffic stop around 2 a.m. near Southeast 145th Avenue and...

Treasurer Tobias Read launches campaign for OR governor

Sep. 27, 2021 17:15 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Treasurer Tobias Read on Monday launched his campaign for governor. The Beaverton Democrat said he would focus on Oregon’s kids as governor, making Pre-K more accessible, extending the school year, expanding career and technical training and...

Police use new ordinance to crack down on street racing

Sep. 27, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Law enforcement used a new Portland code to issue citations, tow eight cars and arrest over a dozen people for street racing Sunday night, officials said. Portland police officers, Multnomah County Sheriff’s deputies and Oregon State Police...

Carthage stays atop Texas 4A D-I after winning 1-2 showdown

Sep. 27, 2021 14:09 PM EDT

Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine and TexasFootball.com’s high school rankings after Week 5, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 6A Rank School (Record) Week 5 Prev rank 1 Austin Westlake (4-0) W: Austin Del...

Beavers batter Trojans for first win in Coliseum since 1960

Sep. 26, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chance Nolan threw four touchdown passes and Oregon State beat Southern California 45-27 on Saturday night. Tyjon Lindsey had five receptions for 102 yards and two touchdowns, B.J. Baylor ran for 158 yards and the Beavers (3-1, 1-0 Pac-12) ended a...

No. 3 Oregon has big 4th quarter in 41-19 win over Arizona

Sep. 26, 2021 02:17 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Brown threw for 206 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 3 Oregon handed Arizona its 16th straight loss with a 41-19 victory on Saturday night. Oregon (4-0, 1-0 Pac-12) extended its winning streak at Autzen Stadium to 15 games. The Ducks are...

Chara brothers both score in 6-1 Timbers' victory over RSL

Sep. 26, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yimmi Chara and his brother Diego Chara scored in the Portland Timbers' 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Felipe Mora, Dairon Asprilla, Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Cristhian Paredes also scored for Portland, which is undefeated in its...