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White scores 21 to carry Portland past Portland St. 82-75

Nov. 21, 2019 12:36 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Isaiah White had 21 points as Portland topped Portland State 82-75 on Wednesday night. JoJo Walker had 13 points for Portland (4-1). Malcolm Porter added 13 points and Jacob Tryon had 12. Holland Woods had 22 points for the Vikings (1-3). Alonzo Walker added 13 points and eight...

Tinkle has 27 points, 11 boards in Oregon State’s 78-67 win

Nov. 21, 2019 12:18 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Tres Tinkle scored 27 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Oregon State to a 78-67 victory over UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday night. Tinkle, a 6-foot-7 senior forward, moved past former teammate Stephen Thompson Jr. into fourth place on the school’s career scoring list....

2 dead, 1 hurt in Klamath Falls shooting; 1 arrested

Nov. 20, 2019 8:51 PM EST

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Police say two men were killed and one was injured in a shooting in Klamath Falls and that a woman has been arrested. The Klamath County District Attorney’s Office says police responded to a shooting at Fairview Park at about 12:45 a.m. Wednesday. Two men were pronounced...

Jury in Oregon sides with counties in timber revenue lawsuit

Nov. 20, 2019 7:44 PM EST

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Fourteen counties that claimed Oregon deprived them of revenue for decades by limiting logging won a $1 billion lawsuit against the state on Wednesday. The four-week trial in Albany was focused on three words — “greatest permanent value” — and what they meant...

Pau Gasol waived by Blazers but may have new role with team

Nov. 20, 2019 6:55 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Pau Gasol but his career with the team may not be over. Gasol, who never played in a game with the Blazers, announced on social media Wednesday that the team had released him. In a video he posted, Gasol said he is still recovering from...

The Latest: Oregon counties win timber lawsuit against state

Nov. 20, 2019 5:52 PM EST

ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a lawsuit by counties over Oregon timber revenue (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Jurors in Oregon have found in favor of 14 counties and their $1 billion lawsuit against the state over revenue from logging on state lands. Leah Olson, who works with the Linn County court in...

New images show Oregon’s only wolves in north Cascades

Nov. 20, 2019 5:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Experts say trail cameras have captured new images of the only wolves known to live in Oregon’s northern Cascades. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the cameras, which operate as part of a collaboration between Defenders of Wildlife and Cascadia Wild, caught pictures of the...

Ex-teacher gets 15 years for sexually exploiting children

Nov. 20, 2019 5:07 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man who educated children was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for producing child pornography by sexually exploiting young children online. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 34-year-old Juan Carlos Ramon had taught elementary school in California and was running...

Sheriff: 2 arrested for taking fir boughs from forest

Nov. 20, 2019 4:30 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two men were arrested after they were stopped with about 3,800 pounds of fir boughs taken from the Willamette National Forest for holiday decorations. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office says Forest Patrol deputies stopped two men in a vehicle with the fir boughs on...

Lawyer: Vegas man to appeal sentence in Oregon-Iowa pot case

Nov. 20, 2019 4:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A defense lawyer says a 61-year-old Las Vegas man will appeal his conviction and five-year federal prison sentence for illegally growing marijuana in Oregon and selling it in Iowa. Attorney Michael Pariente said Wednesday he believes Chief U.S. District Judge John Jarvey in Davenport,...