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Fire breaks out at 76 station in Wolf Creek - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 WOLF CREEK, Ore.– Fire crews were called to the 76 gas station in Wolf Creek early Saturday morning for reports of a fire. Witnesses say the smoke and flames appeared to be coming from the back of the building. Wolf Creek Rural Fire responded first but later called in Rural Metro to assist.

Fatal interstate crash near Phoenix shuts one lane southbound - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 PHOENIX, Ore.– A fatal car crash brought traffic on the interstate to a crawl Sunday morning. Oregon State Police say the car crashed off the freeway into a grassy area between Phoenix and Talent. The driver died at the scene. Police say the car crashed off the I-5 southbound lanes.

Local boy who died battling cancer in 2015, is honored on his 18th birthday - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — People gathered at Jackson County Animal Services on Sunday to honor a young man who made a big impact in his short life. Alex Shepherd passed away in 2015 after a tough battle with brain cancer. “This year has been particularly hard because it’s a milestone birthday, ” said Alex’s mom, Aushna Shepherd.

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Payton Pritchard Does It Again! Ducks 73 - Wildcats 72 Anthony Mathis hit two of his three first-half three-pointers during a stretch in which the redshirt senior tallied eight consecutive points for the Ducks, and Pritchard scored 20 of his career high 38 points in the first half, including a triple with 37 seconds remaining that gave the Ducks a 36-33 lead at the half.

Archie Shepp / Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation Portland Jazz Festival at Art Bar 2020 Archie Shepp in a Jazz Conversation with Jazz journalist Ashley Kahn on February 22, 2020 in the Art Bar at the Portland Jazz Festival 2020.

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Archie Shepp / Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation Portland Jazz Festival at Art Bar 2020 Giant of the Jazz avant-garde Archie Shepp talks music with journalist Ashley Kahn at the Art Bar for the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival. Archie Shepp in a Jazz Conversation with Jazz journalist Ashley Kahn on February 22, 2020 in the Art Bar at the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival.

Locals gather to discuss renters rights at the Winter Renters Assembly in Medford - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Around two dozen people gathered at the Roxy Ann Grange in Medford to learn more about their rights as renters in Southern Oregon. The Winter Renters Assembly is hosted by the Community Alliance of Tenants organization, better known as C.A.T. Today’s assembly is the first of many to come, with the focus being on renters rights.

Stinky situation causes Grants Pass man a headache - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 GRANTS PASS, Ore.– A Grants Pass man is dealing with a particularly stinky problem. Tom Pugh, a high school teacher, says for the past several weeks he’s been woken up in the middle of the night to the sound – and smell – of skunks. Last Sunday was the last time he’s been “stinkbombed” as he calls it.

Scooter crash on the beach at the Shiloh Inn Feb 22, 2020 - Daily News. 6:10pm - Report of a scooter crash on the beach in front of the Shilo Inn. Rider may be injured. Newport Fire-Rescue is enroute. 6:20 Fire-Rescue is on scene. They're looking for the scooter rider. Fire-Rescue personnel have been told the rider may be down by the north jetty.

Practice loving kindness I was prepared to blog about the new J.K. Gill Building arising in downtown Portland. Yet, different thoughts bubbled up, insisting me to hold off on that one for now. Our community has been shattered this past week. Outraged and angry as we learn details about horrible incidents that lay hidden, until now.

Stanley Jordan / Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation Portland Jazz Festival 2020 Jazz Conversation between guitarists Stanley Jordan and Ashley Kahn, February 21, 2020 at the Art Bar during the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival.

Three Sleeps Vineyard Bed and Breakfast Three Sleeps Vineyards B&B has two beautiful rooms that overlook their mountain vineyard and the little valley in Mosier full of cherry trees and a Mount Adams view. Only 15 mins from the heart of the Columbia River Gorge and Hood River you'll feel like you are miles from anywhere.

Powder Alert Find your powder playground in Oregon this winter. This page is updated throughout ski season with information about approaching storm systems and fresh powdery snow.

Ionescu Scores 25th Triple-Double in Bay Area Beatdown, Ducks 93 - Golden Bears 61 Stephen Curry was in attendance with two of his daughters for Oregon's 13th straight win and Sabrina Ionescu's 25th career triple-double in front of a crowd of 4,518 at Haas Pavilion. Ionescu is now only nine rebounds away from reaching 2,000 career points, 1,000 rebounds and 1,000 assists… an NCAA first.

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Stanley Jordan / Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation / Portland Jazz Festival 2020 at the Art Bar February 21, 2020 Listen to guitarist Stanley Jordan and Jazz journalist Ashley Kahn talking music. Portland Jazz Festival Jazz Conversation. Guitarist Stanley Jordan and Jazz journalist Ashley Kahn in a Jazz Conversation as part of the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival. February 21, 2020 at the Art Bar.

J. Graves Leap Year Party at High Water Mark / Preview FRANCIS O'LEARY // Self-described "Portland's most passionate post-punk" band J. Graves are hosting what they promise will be the inaugural leap year party at High Water Mark on Saturday, February 29. Jessa Graves went on a four-year hiatus from making music after her previous band HelloKopter broke up.

Young woman fighting for her life needs a hand up from our community… Another surgery is needed waiting for her potassium levels to improve then she will immediately go into surgery again. Lauren, a graduate from Newport High School, has been fighting hard for over 2 years.

Don't Miss The 11th Annual Pouring At The Coast In Beautiful Seaside Oregon! A long walk along the soft sand as the sun sets over the Pacific sounds like the perfect end to a day spent at the 11th annual Pouring at the Coast event in Seaside Oregon. Put March 21st, 2020 down on your calendars and get your tickets before they're sold out!

Take your Medicine. Every time I hear someone tell me that they left Portland for greener pastures in the suburbs because the city is a cesspool I want to punch something.

MADGE seizes record amount of meth in 2020 - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 According to MADGE, detectives have confiscated 68 pounds of meth in 2020. With one gram costing approximately $25, that's more than $750,000 in street value. It's enough to supply more drug users than the population of Ashland with one use.

Five on 5 - Julie Wheeler - Divide Camp - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Divide Camp Executive Director Julie Wheeler discussing how their organization helps post 9/11 veterans by providing them a sense of community through outdoor activities in a quiet and scenic atmosphere.

Local firefighters return home - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Local firefighters returned to Southern Oregon today after spending weeks helping fight the Australian bush fires. Jacksonville mother gleams with excitement before picking her son up at an airport in Medford. Linda Graham is a local business owner in Jacksonville.

Letters sent to Oregon families after Exclusion Day - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Over one thousand children in Jackson County may be forced to stay home following Oregon’s annual public school Exclusion Day. February 19, 2020 marked the deadline for guardians to update their child’s vaccination records at school or provide an exemption.

City of Medford looks to expand downtown parking - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — The City of Medford is proposing a plan to developers in Downtown Medford. The current Parking District is from 4th to 10th Streets, in addition to Bear Creek to the railroad tracks. If the plan is approved, the Parking District will expand to Oakdale.

Washington Rep Accused Of Domestic Terrorism To Emcee Clark County GOP Event The Clark County Republican Party has apparently tapped Rep. Matt Shea, a Washington Republican accused of domestic terrorism, to emcee an upcoming event.

Suspicious device deemed a hoax in Klamath County - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A suspicious device found behind a Klamath County building turned out to be a hoax. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office said on February 21, a propane company worker went behind a Sprague River business to fill a propane tank. That’s where the worker found a suspicious device.

G.P. awards $55,000 in grants to renovate Blind George's building - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Renovations are coming to the building that housed Blind George’s Popcorn Stand for nearly 100 years. Two grants, totaling $55,000, will be used to create two studio apartments above the old business, as well as an updated sprinkler system. The building is located in historic downtown Grants Pass and was built in 1900.

Grants Pass plans to update hundreds of school security cameras - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Hundreds of security cameras are getting updated at ten Grants Pass schools. Roughly 250 cameras will be installed inside and outside buildings in the Grants Pass School District, starting with Highland Elementary. The district says current security cameras are outdated and footage is grainy.

Press Play: Music News for the Week of February 21 The legendary hip-hop group known as Bone Thugs-N-Harmony changed their name to Boneless Thugs-n-Harmony this week… because they love Buffalo Wild Wings that much. Not all members were on board but all the others were, and even changed their individual monikers as well.

States seeking executive to spearhead joint project The Oregon and Washington transportation agencies are looking to hire an executive to oversee the Interstate Bridge replacement project.

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt adds Katzaroff Kenneth Katzaroff has joined Schwabe, Williamson and Wyatt PC as an associate working in both the natural resources and the real estate and construction practice groups.

Shannon & Wilson promotes Sonnier Seth Sonnier, who works in Shannon and Wilson's Portland office, has been promoted to senior geologist. He joined the firm in 2014 as a field geologist, leading explorations for a variety of projects throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Nguyen promoted by Shannon & Wilson Shannon and Wilson has promoted Travis Nguyen, who works in its Portland office, to senior associate. He has been with the firm for 13 years, and managed projects including the Lake Oswego Interceptor, Newberg wastewater treatment plant improvements and TriMet's orange light-rail line.

Shannon & Wilson promotes Christina Villeneuve Christina Villeneuve of Shannon and Wilson's Portland office has been promoted to senior geologist. Since joining the firm in 2017, she has worked on numerous geotechnical projects as a staff geologist and field exploration manager. Currently, Villeneuve is working on multiple large-scale freeway projects.

Nathan Villeneuve promoted by Shannon & Wilson Shannon and Wilson has promoted Nathan Villeneuve, who works in its Portland office, to senior geologist. Since joining the firm in 2014, he has worked on numerous geotechnical and environmental projects as a field geologist, project geologist, field exploration manager and project manager.

Shannon & Wilson promotes Mecham Elliott Mecham, who works in Shannon and Wilson's Portland office, has been promoted to senior associate. Since joining the firm in 2014, he has managed water and wastewater projects, including the Grabhorn Reservoir, the Tualatin Interceptor and siphon improvements, and the Oregon Zoo's Elephant Lands.

Whistler promoted by Shannon & Wilson Shannon and Wilson has promoted Rex Whistler, who works in its Portland office, to senior geological engineer.

Shannon & Wilson promotes Paslack Eric Paslack, who works in Shannon and Wilson's Portland office, has been promoted to associate. He has been with the firm for 12 years and now serves as a project manager for the firm's transportation group.

Oregon Metro Expected To Refer $250 Million Homeless Services Measure To May 2020 Ballot Metro, the regional government for the Portland area, is expected to refer a measure to the May 2020 ballot that could raise $250 million for services to ease chronic homelessness.

The Call of the Wild Review: 4.3 Out of Five Dogs Basically, this dog, Buck, is growing up in this house in the country, and he's a big dog. Spoiled and stuff. Then he gets dognapped and taken to the Arctic and gets recruited by some person's sled team to deliver the mail.

Kittelson & Associates, Inc. - Daily Journal of Commerce Wayne Kittelson started Kittelson and Associates, Inc. in 1985 as a one-person sole proprietorship providing transportation engineering services to both public and private sector clients throughout the Portland metropolitan area.

Portland MAX stabbing verdict reached - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The man accused of stabbing three people, killing two of them, on a Portland train in 2017 was found guilty on all counts Friday. In closing arguments Wednesday, prosecutors re-iterated that the suspect Jeremy Christian was not using self-defense in the attack.

Wells Fargo ordered to pay $3 billion for fake accounts - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Wells Fargo will pay a $3 billion fine for its fake account scandal. The huge fine settles a civil lawsuit and criminal prosecution filed by the justice department. Wells Fargo has already paid $185 million in fines for unethical sales practices.

Portland Landlord Coalition Sue City, Alleging Landmark Rental Screening Rules Violate Rights Just over a week before Portland’s landmark rental screening rules are slated to take effect, a coalition of landlords have hit the city with a federal lawsuit claiming the sweeping regulations violate their rights, making property owning in Portland so risky and confusing that some threaten to leave the business altogether.

Coronavirus Fear Hurts Some Businesses In Portland's Jade District There are no known coronavirus cases in Oregon. But fear of the virus is still hurting local businesses.

Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival Will Return This Year, But Expect a Downsized Festival The city and One Reel, the nonprofit with the exclusive contract to present Bumbershoot, said this week that the festival will return to Seattle Center-although expect to see a smaller event this year.

Oregon couple returns home from quarantine - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A couple from Portland, Oregon is back home after being stuck in Wuhan, China because of the coronavirus. They left in January to visit family and had no idea they would be away from home for so long. The Beaverton couple landed in Portland Thursday night reunited with family after quite an unexpected journey.

Jeremy Christian Found Guilty On All Charges After a four-week-long trial and a day and a half of deliberation, a jury in Portland has found Jeremy Christian guilty of all counts, including two counts of first-degree murder and a count of first-degree attempted murder.

Emerick Architects - Daily Journal of Commerce Melody and Brian Emerick started Emerick Architects because of their passion for architecture and because they wanted to make an impact on their community.

Green development takes on new meaning Steel and concrete buildings wrapped in plants? One in Portland is nearly ready to open and another is in the works.

NAMI proposes new 24-7 Psychiatric Crisis Center - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Medford, Ore — The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Southern Oregon is proposing a new center to offer mental health services around the clock. “Adequate services haven’t existed in Jackson County for a very long time, ” said NAMI spokesperson Pam Ames.

Oregon DEQ Issues Emergency Order To Aid In Flood Recovery The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued an emergency order Friday in an effort to aid people affected by devastating flood damage in Eastern Oregon.

Macklemore joins Dutch Bros - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – There is some exciting news from Dutch Bros Coffee. The Grants Pass-based coffee stand chain confirmed world-famous rapper Macklemore is joining their team. Dutch Bros made the announcement at the company’s annual business summit in Arizona.

Senior housing project advances The MorningStar at Laurelhurst memory care center project won approval on Thursday via a 4-1 vote by the Portland Design Commission.

A roundup of top bidders for Dec. 21, 2020 The Oregon Department of Transportation is set to award a $12.6 million contract to a McMinnville company for work on Interstate 5.

Fatal collision in Goose Hollow a tragic result of decisions and design Terrible sight lines and a steep descent were the recipe for tragedy in the midnight hour early Monday morning when a bicycle and truck operator collided in the intersection of Southwest Vista and Park. According to Dave Morgan, a man who saw the crash take place, there were two riders coming down the hill on Park.

OP-ED: Oregon, Washington and federal lien and bond claim law Contractors may not know how different the steps are for preserving lien and bond claim rights in Oregon and Washington, and for federal projects.

13 children died from flu last week in the U.S., according to CDC - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 13 children died from the flu last week. That brings the total for the season, which started at the end of September, to 105 children.

Pro-reform Iranian lawmakers barred from re-election - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 TEHRAN, Iran – Iranians took to the polls Friday to vote for a new parliament as sanctions weigh on the economy and U.S. pressure isolates the country diplomatically. More than 7,000 potential candidates were disqualified. Most of them are reformist and moderates.

ICE Issues 5 More Subpoenas To Oregon Law Enforcement Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued five additional requests to Oregon sheriffs and police agencies for information on people ICE wants to deport.

Clark College Selects Karin Edwards As Next President, Aims For Better Inclusion Clark College has picked its next president, who will steer the school as it works to overcome a recent discrimination scandal.

Rider's letter to PBOT Commissioner Chloe Eudaly calls out conditions on N Williams Front Page: chloe eudaly, n williams ave. Dear Commissioner Eudaly,. Last night, as I was riding down N Williams, I noticed a motorist move into the bike lane and start driving down the bike lane because they felt that they didn't need to wait in the motorist-only lane.

Sanders decries primary voting complications in California - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Senator Bernie Sanders has a message and a warning for California voters who are registered Independents but may want vote in the Democratic presidential primary.

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Twitter demo reveals possible new tools to identify misinformation - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Twitter is working on a way to highlight lies and misinformation. That’s according to a leaked demo of new features sent to NBC News. Twitter confirmed the demo is one possible iteration of a new policy.

Sudan Archives Seduces with Strings and Electro Things On Debut Album Athena Her R&B-fused, African-music-imbued electro fiddling is the hottest sound coming out of the Stones Throw label right now.

Get Legal: Catch criminal behavior with an on-board camera This post by lawyers Chris Thomas and Ray Thomas is part of a paid promotional partnership with Thomas, Coon, Newton and Frost. Sometimes video evidence is essential to holding dangerous road users accountable. The case of our client Hank Bosak illustrates this well.

Robertson & Olson Construction - Daily Journal of Commerce Don Robertson and Matt Olson started Robertson and Olson in 1995 in an office in Vancouver with about 10 employees and average volume of $3.5 million the following year. Its early work involved building mostly retail projects, and it started including concrete-tilt industrial buildings around 2008.

Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc. - Daily Journal of Commerce In 1990, professional engineers Chuck Harper and Tony Righellis co-founded Harper Righellis Inc., a small civil engineering firm in Portland, Oregon. Within 3 months Dan Houf joined the team, and within 3 years Ron Peterson joined as well, establishing the foundation for Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc.

Weekend Event Guide: Slough Country Ramble, NW neighborhood gathering, and more I know all the sun this week has been distracting while you sit at work. But just a few more hours and you'll have the whole weekend to soak it up.

Klamath County substation damaged in attack, FBI says - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering a reward for information about a shooting at an electrical substation in Klamath County.

Survivors recount German mass shooting - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 HANAU, Germany – Survivors of Wednesday’s mass shootings in the German city of Hanau recounted their harrowing experience. Speaking from his hospital bed, Muhammad Beyazkindir said he saw people breathing their last breaths as he lay injured on the ground.

Mom of missing Idaho kids arrested in Hawaii - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Police in Hawaii have arrested a 47-year-old mother wanted in Idaho in the disappearance of her children. Lori Vallow’s children 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and 17-year-old Tylee Ryan have not been seen since September. Vallow and her husband, Chad Daybell, fled Idaho for Hawaii two months after the kids went missing.

McKinstry - Daily Journal of Commerce McKinstry got its start in Bellevue, Wash., as a plumbing and piping contractor before expanding to Portland in 1969. Today, it is a full-service, design-build-operate-and-maintain firm specializing in high-performing buildings.

California drug trafficking suspects arrested in Southern Oregon - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Detectives took a pair of suspected drug traffickers off the streets in Jackson County. Medford police said over the last few months, the Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement task force has been tracking two men from San Diego who were suspected of bringing methamphetamine into Southern Oregon.

New infection of novel coronavirus reported in Northern California - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – There are new developments in the novel coronavirus after one person in Northern California tested positive for the virus. The Humboldt County Department of Health confirmed the case late Wednesday in Eureka and said someone close to the person infected is now showing symptoms and is being tested.

The 34 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week, Feb 24-27 February looks like it's going to close out very strong if it's last week's worth of wonderfulness is any indication.

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'OPB Politics Now': Cap And Trade Creeps Forward Amid A Looming Walkout The Oregon Legislature crept closer to a vote on a controversial plan to fight climate change this week.

Swinerton Builders: Oregon State University – Cascades Campus, Academic Building 2 - Daily Journal of Commerce SUB-BIDS REQUESTED Oregon State University – Cascades Campus, Academic Building 2 GMP Package Bend, OR Bids Due: 3/13/20 at 2PM The OSU-C AB2 project is a new 50,000sf Academic Building.

News Roundtable - Latinx Farmers - Hair Discrimination We get opinions and analysis on the week's news. Also, a group of nonprofits is trying to increase the number of farms owned by Latinx residents. And lawmakers are considering a bill that would ban discrimination based on certain hairstyles.

With Oregon Republicans Ready To Walk Out, Gov. Brown Tries To Bargain GOP state senators could flee the Capitol next week to block a climate bill. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has been trying to keep them in the building.

Quack Fix 2-21-20: Leave it to Ionescu! 247 wants to bum you out by talking about our 2019 decommitments. OregonLive recaps Oregon's most recent very painful loss to the Sun Devils. Now that Satou Sabally has announced she plans to go pro next year, where does ESPN think her, Ionescu, and Hebard will go in the draft.

Carson City Supervisors partner up with CC School District to solve some problems… At a joint meeting of the Carson City School Board and the Carson City Board of Supervisors they all agreed that School Resource Officers and the School District will continue to partner resources to keep our school campuses as safe as humanly possible.

MFIA Inc. - Daily Journal of Commerce Over the years, MFIA Inc. has completed well over 11,000 projects to date. Most of its clients are architectural firms and it also works for other engineers, developers, contractors, government agencies and project owners.

Pka ARCHITECTS - Daily Journal of Commerce Much has changed in the health care industry since PKA Architects began providing medical architecture services in 1980, with Adventist Medical Center among the first clients that helped the firm develop its niche. "The ways in which caregivers and health care organizations treat patients has changed quite a bit over time," said Josh Kolberg, AIA.

Garrison Hullinger Interior Design - Daily Journal of Commerce Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Changing perspectives 10 years.

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Catena consulting engineers - Daily Journal of Commerce Catena consulting engineers' logo, a graphic of a DNA helix, represents the most basic chain in life and its name is Latin for the word chain. "A chain is a series of connected parts and our culture is about connections," said Chris Thompson, PE, SE, LEED Green associate and a principal with the firm.

Non-profit asks Jackson Co. Commissioners for 24/7 psychiatric crisis center - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — A local mental health organization is asking for a 24-7 psychiatric crisis center in Jackson County. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Oregon or NAMI says the facility would provide emergency treatment and stabilization.

Two puppies found safe after rollover crash - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Two puppies lost in a rollover crash on Sunday are now home safe with their owners. Rural Metro Fire was asking people in Josephine County to watch out for the pups after a crash Sunday night near Hayes Hill on Redwood Highway. The agency says two people were in the car with their four Belgian Malinois puppies.

Conference Road Struggles Continue for Oregon, falling to ASU 77-72 Playing away from Matthew Knight Arena hasn't been one of Oregon's strengths this season. Following the loss to Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ the Ducks drop to 4-5 on the road. The loss is doubly worse as the Ducks descend to fourth in the conference below both Arizona schools with a conference record of 9-5.

Several counties take stand against cap-and-trade bill - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — The controversial climate bill known as “Cap and Trade” is still being debated in Salem. Now, leaders from 23 counties across Oregon are making it known to legislators they’re against it.

To woke Portlanders on Black History Month I'd like you to reconsider the phrase "African American." It's a term that, in my memory at least, gained prominence back in the 1990s as a catchall to denote any person in America with African ancestry.

Five on 5 - Ruth Sears - Josephine County Sheriff's Search and Rescue - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 On Tonight’s Five on 5, we are joined by Josephine County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Volunteer Ruth Sears discussing the annual OSSA Academy where local residents can learn how they can get involved with Josephine County Search and Rescue and what roles volunteers take on in the program.

Jordan Cove LNG project vote delayed by feds - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — The future of the controversial Jordan Cove LNG project and accompanied pipeline is still uncertain. Federal energy regulators voted to delay it Thursday morning. This comes one day after the state of Oregon denied a key permit to move the project forward.

Ashland ballot measure puts administration change to a vote - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 ASHLAND, Ore.– Ashland residents will have a lot to consider on this year’s May ballot. On top of proposals for a county-wide jail bond and a city hall revitalization bond, voters will have to decide whether to change who’s in charge of the city.

Bike Commuters: Keep Your Mucus to Yourself Guess what bike commuters? For many stretches of your commute, there's a good chance there's one or more other bike commuters right behind you, going just about the same speed and just trying to get to or from work safely and without sampling your mucus.

Patriot Prayer's Joey Gibson Wants to Move Upcoming Criminal Trial Out of Multnomah County The lawyer representing right-wing activist Joey Gibson doesn't think his client would get a fair trial in the city where Gibson allegedly committed a crime. "The inhabitants of the county are so prejudiced against Mr. Gibson that Mr.

Local county leaders join others to oppose new cap and trade bill - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The controversial climate bill known as cap and trade is still being debated in Salem. But now, leaders from 23 counties across Oregon are making it known to legislators they’re against Senate Bill 1530. And the idea to unify the counties started in Jackson County.

Local man pleads guilty to threatening YouTube employees - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A local man pleaded guilty to threatening the CEO of YouTube and other employees. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said 35-year-old William Gregory Douglas of Cave Junction started making threats on August 23, 2018.

Vargas pleads 'guilty' to Klamath Falls murder - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A Klamath Falls man pleaded ‘guilty’ Thursday afternoon to a charge of murder. 23 year old Uriah Alejandro Vargas entered the plea as part of a negotiated agreement during a settlement conference. Vargas is charged with stabbing and killing 21 year old Melina Ghost.

School of Rock in Klamath Falls - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A real-life ‘School of Rock’ exists in Klamath Falls, and the students learn much more than music. Troy Santillie teaches the ‘Rock Band’ class at EagleRidge High School. “It’s a really rare program.” Notes Santillie. “Not many schools have anything that we do like this here.” Zara St.

Newly Released Report Sheds Light On Former West Linn Police Chief A 100-page investigative report from 12 years ago shows questionable conduct by West Linn's former police chief long before he was implicated in the baseless arrest of a black Portland man in 2017.

Infant left in Indiana "Safe Haven Baby Box" - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – An infant that was left inside a Safe Haven Baby Box is safe and healthy. Authorities say the child was placed in the Safe Haven box at the New Haven Fire Department on Wednesday. Officials say the alarm went off and firefighters rushed to the scene.

Portland Police online crime reporting system now includes bike theft In a bid to make crime reporting more convenient and free up officers for other calls, the Portland Police Bureau announced this week they've expanded the types of crimes that can be reported online.

Elizabeth Warren Roasts Her Competitors Alive He was not the only one on the defensive, sputtering, surprised. Warren built a big old bonfire and piled everyone onto it. She broiled Joe Biden for being buddy-buddies with Mitch McConnell, she braised Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar for their weak-sauce health care plans.

Vancouver Seeks To Create Needed Homeless Shelter Beds After Bumpy Start Vancouver's homeless population is growing, especially the number of people who have no shelter whatsoever. The city thinks an expansion of a local day center could be the answer.

Man found guilty in domestic assault case - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A convicted felon and registered sex offender charged with strangling and assaulting a woman was found guilty Thursday. On June 12, 2019, there was a reported domestic disturbance at an apartment in the 700 block of Crater Lake Avenue.

Wage gap increasing, paychecks shrinking for some - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Economy may be doing well, but that’s not reflecting in our paychecks unless you’re rich. The Economic Policy Institute reported that the median increase in 2019 paychecks was slower than expected at just 1% while earners at the top of the income ladder received the largest increase at 4.5%.

Sunrise PDX Is Latest Progressive Group to Oppose Oregon Cap-and-Trade Bill A bill that would aim to regulate and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Oregon is dominating this year’s short legislative session. But while the political dynamic in Salem is mostly focused on Democrats who support the bill and Republicans who oppose it, the bill is also receiving pushback from progressive environmental groups in Portland.

Contractor's HQ expansion is a sign of the times In Tualatin, general contractor LMC Construction is renovating its existing headquarters and adding approximately 13,000 square feet.

Q100.3 and KISS 107.5 FM looking to break fundraising records for St. Jude Children's Hospital - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Medford, Ore — It’s day one of the country cares for St. Jude Radiothon and two local radio stations are teaming up to break records. The 17th annual “Country Cares for St. Jude Radiothon” kicked off Thursday. With each cowbell, another donation closer to breaking a record for the Memphis based children’s research hospital.

Composer Carl Stone on Tweaking, Experimenting, and Making a Glorious Musical Rumpus His early electro-acoustic work in the '70s and '80s was informed by his studies at CalArts with Morton Subotnick and James Tenney, two towering names in the early development of electronic music and modern composition.

Savage Love Classic: Genitals Are Magic and That's Why This Woman Comes When She Poops Straight female with a question. I've never really told anyone about this because it's so weird and gross. It involves my bowel movements, so it's not very sexy. After I have a normal bowel movement, I pull up my jeans.

Project team taking a different approach A speculative zero-energy condominium development is being constructed in Portland’s Cully neighborhood.

Archery makes a comeback at St. Mary's School - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — The sport of archery can trace its roots all the way back to Roman times. It’s one of the oldest sports in the world, but it’s barely alive in the Rogue Valley and Oregon. According to the National Archery in the Schools program, there are only eleven archery programs that compete statewide in Oregon.

Mass shooting in Germany leaves 11 dead, including suspect - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 HANAU, Germany – Thursday morning, German police remained outside the scene of one of the areas where a mass shooting took place in the City of Hanau the previous night.

OP-ED: Warning signs that a contractor may be overextended One of the challenges for construction companies during the building boom is recognizing and avoiding work with other firms that have bitten off more than they can chew.

First Look: Big changes to key crossing of NE Tillamook at 21st Tillamook is a vital east-west link in Portland's biking network. Established as a cycling-priority street over 20 years ago, it was one of our original "bicycle boulevards" and it provides a lower stress alternative to Broadway between the Hollywood neighborhood and I-5.

Man accused of leading police on two chases - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A convicted felon is behind bars after leading police on two separate chases Wednesday. A warrant had been issued for 31-year-old William Joseph Paris Shepard after he didn’t show up to court for drug charges. Detectives spotted him in Medford Wednesday morning near a hospital and then again on Columbus Avenue around 4:30 in the afternoon.

Feds vote to put Jordan Cove LNG project on hold, local environmental group says - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The construction of a natural gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas depot on the Oregon Coast was put on hold after federal regulators met to discuss permitting. The proposed Jordan Cove Pipeline would extend from Malin to Coos Bay, where natural gas would then be liquefied at the Jordan Cove LNG terminal.

Oregon denies permit for pipeline before federal decision - Oregon's Department of Land Conservation and Development says a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal in Coos Bay would have significant adverse effects on the state's coastal scenic and aesthetic resources, endangered species and critical habitat.

Xicha Brewing Creates Community With three and a half years under its belt, Xicha - the first Latinx-owned brewery in Oregon - has put down some West Salem roots, living their slogan of "Cerveza. Comida. Cultura," which translates to "Beer. Food. Culture." Antunez and his business partners Matt Dakopolos, Ben Mendoza and Maggie Antunez are the heart and soul of the operation.

One Tough Mother's Oregon Legacy: A Tribute to Gert Boyle Hers was among the most recognizable faces in Oregon. When Gert Boyle passed away at age 95 in November 2019, she was known the world over as the Tough Mother of Columbia Sportswear, headquartered in Beaverton with operations across the globe.

All the Love Between Oregon and Japan As the snowy summit of Mount Hood rises in the distance, director of ground maintenance Hugo Torii roughly points out a new gingko tree he recently planted near the tea house at the Portland Japanese Garden.

Running for Gold With Chanelle Price Olympic Team Trials - Track and Field: June 19-28, 2020. World Athletics Championships Oregon21: August 6-15, 2021. Pre's Trail at Alton Baker Park. The Original Pancake House. McMenamins - East 19th Street Café. Voodoo Doughnut.

Explore Russian Culture With Bonnie Morales For most people who grew up in the United States, the idea of Russian food usually conjures images of hardscrabble, Cold War-era subsistence - nothing but beets and cabbage, long bread lines and markets with empty shelves.

The First Night of the PDX Jazz Fest Stirred Up Liquid Grooves and Lots of Opinions Branch's set was a complete refutation of the standard head-solo-solo-solo-head style that is common practice among traditional jazz ensembles.

Rob Shoemaker: Bass player to the Boogie Cat CC#233 If you've been going out to hear music in Portland for a long time, you've probably seen Norman Sylvester and if you've seen Norman Sylvester, you've seen his bass player of 30 or so years, Rob Shoemaker. Rob is in Café Artichoke with me now at Artichoke Music 2007 SE Powell Boulevard in Portland.

Portland-area truck crash sends 6 to the hospital - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Six people in Oregon were hospitalized after a wrong way semi-truck crash Thursday morning in the Wilsonville area. The Oregon Department of Transportation said the semi was going south when it crossed into the northbound lanes and jack-knifed across Interstate 5.

Driver who tried to pick up G.P. student was a family friend, investigators say - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A person who was believed to be a stranger trying to pick up a student at a Grants Pass bus stop was later determined to be a family friend. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said at about 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, a man in an SUV offered a ride to a student waiting for the bus in the 2200 block of Hamilton Lane in Grants Pass.

5.9 million lawsuit says City of Portland is negligent for allowing parking at intersections The idea of no-parking zones at intersections started with a state law. Then it became a point of contention for transportation activists, then a City of Portland policy, then a campaign from a walking advocacy group. Now it has become the basis of a lawsuit.

Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Roger Stone, a longtime showman, political strategist and friend of President Trump, was sentenced to 40 months in prison on Thursday. Stone was convicted last fall of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for Trump’s 2016 campaign.

TikTok introduces 'family mode' - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 TikTok has introduced new safety features and parental controls. TikTok has become one of the world’s most downloaded apps, used for creating and sharing videos. According to multiple reports, the new controls are aimed at protecting young users in the apps’ effort to fend off concerns about user safety.

Cape Perpetua Speaker Series - Oregon Coast Magazine Throughout winter, the Cape Perpetua Visitor Center hosts talks on a myriad of topics that relate to the area. The Cape Perpetua Speaker Series begins at 11 a.m. every Saturday from through March 28 at the Visitor Center, located between Yachats and Florence along Highway 101.

Win FREE TICKETS to Friday's Hilarious Sketch Show, The Aces: Ghost Town! If you haven't heard, The Aces are Portland's best and funniest sketch comedy duo HANDS DOWN. Featuring the Siren Theater's Shelley McLendon and Michael Fetters, the Aces continually produce the most hilarious and thoughtful comedy in town.

Turkish gov't reports at least 50 Syrians killed in airstrike - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 NAIRAB, Syria – Turkish troops attacked Syrian government forces in northwest Syria, sparking violent firefights along the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkey reportedly attacked after two of its soldiers were killed in an airstrike in Idlib Province.

Feds to investigate alleged wrongful arrest of black man in Oregon - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Department of Justice will be leading a civil rights investigation into the 2017 wrongful arrest of Portland resident Michael Fesser. Fesser said the arrest was retaliation for his complaints about a racially hostile work environment at a towing company.

Good Morning, News: Warren Eviscerates Bloomberg, Christian Trial Closing Arguments, and West Linn Racism Gets Federal Investigation Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today. Good morning, Portland! As regular readers might recall, on Tuesday I sagely predicted that Mike Bloomberg joining Wednesday's Democratic debate "should be fun?" Reader, Tuesday Blair was right!

Oregon Legislative Update - Mount St. Helens Art - Hair Discrimination Oregon's short legislative session is nearly halfway over. A new exhibit at the Portland Art Museum focuses on Mount St. Helens. And a bill in Washington would ban discrimination based on hairstyles.

Jordan Cove Decision Delayed By Feds After Oregon Denies Key Permit Another federal regulatory delay on the Jordan Cove energy and pipeline project in southwest Oregon comes after Oregon's Department of Land Conservation and Development denied a key permit.

Crash On Interstate 5 In Wilsonville, Oregon, Closes Northbound Lanes The Oregon Department of Transportation is warning drivers of extensive delays on Interstate 5 in Wilsonville.

Talkin' Tall Firs: Two Hot Opponents in the Desert Can the Duck stay atop the PAC-12 standings after a tough road trip this week?

Ski Oregon Conditions & Events A frequently updated guide to what’s happening at Oregon’s ski areas.

Legendary Oregon wrestler got pinned by a heavyweight real-estate dream Olympic gold medalist and OSU legend Robin Reed might have been the best wrestler of all time; throughout his 20-plus-year career he was never once pinned. But his plan for the "Delake Rod and Gun Club" was more than he could pull off.

Quack Fix 2-20-20: Tempe Time! OregonLive does a resume review for Ionescu and crew! 247 has some 2020 polls they'd like to show you. Chandler Lawson is expected to return from injury against ASU tonight.

Rob Shoemaker: Bass player to the Boogie Cat / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #233 By TOM D'ANTONI // Rob Shoemaker has been playing bass with Norman Sylvester for decades. Let's finally meet him. If you've been going out to hear music in Portland for a long time, you've probably seen Norman Sylvester and if you've seen Norman Sylvester, you've seen his bass player of 30 or so years, Rob Shoemaker.

GP school shooting hoax meant to distract deputies, police say - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 –A report of a school shooting was apparently all a hoax in an attempt to distract police from a car chase. The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says a call about a school shooter came in around 7 on Wednesday morning. Josephine County Sheriff’s deputies were pursuing a car.

Local law enforcement agency updates deadly force policy - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — A local law enforcement agency is updating its policies concerning the use of deadly physical force. Senate bill 111, which was originally passed in 2008, outlines the procedures all law enforcement agencies should follow in the event of an officer-involved shooting.

Attorneys Deliver Final Pitch to Jury During Closing Arguments in Christian Trial On Wednesday, jurors heard closing arguments from both Christian's defense attorneys and the state's prosecution. While both sides agreed on the basics of the case-that Christian killed two men, and severely wounded another, on a MAX train on May 26, 2017-three points of contention emerged between the prosecution and defense.

A great way to get to know your neighbors in Gleneden Beach It is a non-profit organization established in 1947 as a social group for those living year-around in Gleneden Beach and for those who have vacation homes in the area.

Incumbent District Attorney Jonathan Cable seeks full term as LC District Attorney Lincoln County District Attorney Jonathan Cable has announced his candidacy for May's election to retain his position. Cable was appointed by Governor Kate Brown recently to fill the vacancy of former District Attorney Michelle Branam, who stepped down from the position Sept.

Applegate residents question new BLM project - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 The Bureau of Land Management is currently reviewing public comment on a proposed 500-acre operation in the Applegate. While the agency says letters were sent to residents who will be effected, one local woman says she never heard from the BLM. Donna Rodriguez has lives on 6 acres in the Applegate Valley.

Clackamas County Sheriff's Department Defends Search And Rescue Changes The Clackamas County Sheriff's Department plans to end their relationship with independent, elite search and rescue organizations on Mt. Hood.

Crater High School swimmer headed to state meet this week - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — A sophomore at Crater high is making a big splash in competitive swimming. After winning two state titles last year, Marcus Reyes-Gentry has much bigger plans for the future. “I’m just trying to win at different events, ” said Reyes-Gentry. For him, swimming is a part of life.

Talent restaurant floods, closed temporarily - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 TALENT, Ore.– A family-owned restaurant in Talent has been forced to temporarily close its doors after the entire place was flooded. According to the owners of Arbor House, the flooding was caused by an issue with pipes in one of the toilets.

Audit Report Finds Longtime Director Of Portland's Golf Courses Squandered City Funds Portland’s city auditor has accused the former longtime director of the city’s municipal golf courses of wasting city funds.

Oregon US Attorney Opens Investigation Into West Linn Portland Police Attorney for Oregon, Billy Williams, confirmed late Wednesday that his office looking into the the surveillance and arrest of a black Portland man in 2017.

Jackson Co. Sheriff's Office recognized for DUII enforcement - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Jackson County Sheriff’s Office received special recognition by ‘Mothers Against Drunk Driving, ’ otherwise known as M.A.D.D. The sheriff’s office was awarded a certificate of appreciation for their work getting drunk drivers off the road.

OR House Republicans no-shows at Tues. session - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — A majority of house republicans did not show up to last night’s session. The boycott denied democrats the two-thirds quorum needed to conduct business.

The Feds Are Investigating the Wrongful Arrest of Michael Fesser As first reported by the Oregonian's Maxine Bernstein, the Oregon US Attorney's office told the district attorneys of both Clackamas and Multnomah counties this afternoon that the DOJ would be investigating the incident.

New Savage Lovecast: The Truth About Women's Libido with Dr. Wednesday Martin A man is going through a divorce from his wife of 7 years. Although their breakup was peaceful, now her communication is curt and unfriendly. Is he entitled to feel angry about her unwarranted coldness? Also, a man kindly lent a friend some money. Now she keeps asking him for more and more every month!

Metro Council postpones vote on ballot measure The council is working toward a Feb. 27 deadline to finalize ballot language to put a supportive housing measure on the May ballot. The vote, previously scheduled for Thursday is now expected to take place next week.

Lincoln City Drug Dealer likely "going away" for a while The Street Crimes Response Team along with Lincoln City Police, Toledo Police, and McMinnville Police executed a search warrant at a residence located at 2333 NE 29th Street in Lincoln City.

Wastewater for ag proposal meeting opposition - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A proposal to use treated wastewater from the south suburban area of Klamath Falls for agricultural use is now under consideration. While the idea could save money, it also has strong opposition. Under the proposal, waste water from the South Suburban Sanitary District could be used on crops to feed cattle.

SOU senior basketball player far from home during difficult fire season - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Southern Oregon University’s star point guard has been a force for the Raiders since the 2016-17 season. He’s also a world away from his home of Australia, which has seen millions of acres burned in the last couple of months during bush fire season.

Metro Council Delays Referring Homeless Service Measure To Ballot Amid Revenue Confusion The Portland area regional government, Metro, has delayed referring a homeless service measure to the May ballot after estimates came to light showing the measure would bring in $135 million — about half what advocates were hoping for.

Jim Carrey is Coming to the Keller in May in Support of His New Book Growing up, nothing could make me laugh harder than the physical-comedy genius of Jim Carrey at his peak.

Centennial Golf Club burglarized - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — A burglar was captured on surveillance video early Wednesday morning, breaking into Centennial Golf Club. It happened around 3:30 AM on Tuesday. Security camera footage shows the suspect breaking the glass door, before bolting in and out in about twenty seconds.

Due Diligence: The Homework of Buying a House Fourteen years ago, I was riding around a northwest Bend neighborhood with my mother, looking at homes and the general area. We found ourselves near the local high school as students came out and parents were pulling in for pickup.

"We Don't Always Just Look Ridiculous" "Presto" is an album made mostly of fresh songs and new direction for the Baltimore-based band-but there's definitely still something there for die-hard fans, too. For a band based so much on energy and jamming with the crowd, a studio album poses different obstacles.

Killin' Pain Want to know what you're going to hear if you go catch Tommy Castro and the Painkillers next week at The Belfry? Check out "Killin' It Live," the latest album from the multiple Blues Music Award winner and his band. "It's a little bit of a calling card in a way-'hey, this is the show, if you want to come and see it." Castro said.

A Quarter-Million Legal Weed Jobs Even in an industry fraught with restriction, it sees 100% job growth.

'Parasite' is Just the Beginning As I'm sure anyone who pays much attention to film has probably noticed, "Parasite," the South Korean film from master filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, swept the 2020 Oscars by winning the four top awards: Best International Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, while making history as the first-ever foreign Best Picture winner.

Corn Stars While cornhole might seem like a low-commitment game to drunkenly play on the lawn, for some, it's a way of life. Renee Yocum moved to Bend from Lake Oswego with her husband Chris in 2018. Soon, they were playing cornhole daily at Avid Cider Co. "I enjoyed the game so much that I slowly got more and more involved," Yocum said.

Get It Right with Cap and Invest Big problems require big moves. We have no doubt that legislative action to help curb Oregon's greenhouse gas emissions is the right thing to do-and that the time is now to take action. But as the Oregon Legislative Assembly slides into its third week in a short session that lasts just five weeks, we have to also root goals in reality.

The Artist Behind the Mural In that time, she's contributed her time and talent to the city's growing artistic community: The Franklin Avenue underpass mural, located in the Bend Central District, is just one of many places to see her work. Dozens of galleries and stores have exhibited her work and she's painted commissioned murals throughout the city.

Corona Cruise When Eugene-based comedian Frank King left for his last series of paid performances aboard the MS Westerdam of the Holland America Line, he had no way of predicting the series of events that would soon unfold.

Healing and Loving the Land Here's the way Fenty's trying to make it work: For $46 an acre, anyone can contribute to the permanent conservation of this area-home to wildlife gems such as migratory birds and Desert big horn Sheep, within the BLM's Diablo Mountain WSA in northern Lake County.

New Restaurant, Same Head Chef Bad Wolf's old head chef is hired on by new plant-based restaurant.

Letters to the Editor It's no secret that the word "growth" has been, and continues to be, the word that defines Central Oregon most succinctly. It plays out in our coverage this week in a few ways; in Laurel Brauns' feature story that checks in on progress within Bend's Central District and Core Area, for one.

Free Will Astrology-Week of February 20 And if that's a development you would enjoy and thrive on, I think the coming weeks will be an excellent time to set your intention and take audacious measures. ARIES : Do you feel ready to change your mind about an idea or belief or theory that has been losing its usefulness?

This Modern World-week of February 20 The race for the battle for the nomination for the fight to potentially become president.

Big Town, Small City Interest in the BCD spiked after the 2016 Bend Urban Growth Boundary expansion: To meet demands from the state for more infill development, the BCD was rezoned to allow for increased building heights and reduced parking requirements. But not a single developer took the bait in the four years following.

Book Chapel Walking into Bend's newest bookstore, Agia Sophia, the first sound I hear are those of relaxing, ancient Slavonic chants. An immediate feeling of calmness pervades me as a friendly, loquacious priest, fully garbed in a cassock, greets me. Within minutes Father Damian Kuolt, the cheerful owner, offers me a cup of coffee and a slice of baklava.

Black History, Via Comedy No other minorities were specifically named." Yet, rather than focus on the state's history of discrimination, Alfredo aims to shine light on the contributions that African Americans have made to the state's population as a whole. He organized Hammered Black History to showcase the positive impact that the black population has had in Oregon.

The Spirit of Oregon Beer Organized by the Oregon Brewers Guild, Zwickelmania gives beer lovers an intimate peek behind the curtain and into the cellars of breweries around the state. This year, the Oregon Brewers Guild once again organized a state-wide collaboration beer for the occasion.

Chow on the Cheap For a city of fewer than 100,000 people, Bend has a plethora of food options. But finding lunch options that don't require dinner-price payouts? A bit harder to come by.

Happenings for Local Artists Last week brought some great news for local artist Greg Amanti, who won the grand prize award in the New York Center for Photographic Art's Juried show, "Water." Amanti's composition, "Italian Conversation," was selected by juror and photographer Mark Sink-well known for his images of Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat and more.

Flee Infestation & Mop! In The Name Of Love Disturbingly, I've had two close female friends "ghost" me in five months. I've known each for 15 years. I've tried repeatedly to contact each, asking "Did I do anything to hurt or offend you?" No response. I just want the truth so I can move on. -Baffled.

2020 Design Week Portland schedule released Design Week Portland this year will have more than 350 events showcasing innovations and issues in architecture, fashion, graphic design and other disciplines.

Savage Love: A Former Coworker Sent Him a Message On a Kinky Dating App For Gay Men - Should He Send a Face Pic Back? What's the ethical response when someone I recently worked with hits me up on a kink site and shares his face pic without knowing who I am? We didn't work together for long but from our dynamic I'm pretty sure he wouldn't be interested if he knew it was me.

Samaritan Medical Group welcomes chief operating officer Brad Wakefield has joined Samaritan Medical Group as its chief operating officer. In this role, he will help lead the work of 486 Samaritan clinicians at more than 90 clinics and hospital departments as they deliver top-quality health care to patients of Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties.

Subaru Guy, I U-Turned Into you In the pearl and I was parked and turning my car around, making a u-turn in towards your car. I knew it was going to be an awkward turn. You gave a surprised, shy smile as I backed up and got turned around on Hoyt. I gave you a shy smile back. It was cute.

Jars of human tongues discovered under Florida man's home - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Preserved human remains dating back to the 1960s were found in a Gainesville, Florida home Monday. Police say they responded when a home inspector doing an estimate on repairs found at least six jars of human remains. The remains, preserved in jars, contained tongues and thyroid tissue.

Pickathon Promises a Whole New Look and Feel For 2020 No, that doesn't mean any news about who is playing Pickathon this time around. Details for that will start arriving next week on February 25.

Providence Minute: Cervical cancer screening - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 The following is sponsored content: NBC5 is partnering up with Providence Health and Services to help create healthy communities, together. In this week’s Providence Minute, we discuss cervical cancer screening. Leave a Comment:Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines.

MLS Updates Fan Code Of Conduct, Bans Discriminatory Signs And Language Major League Soccer officials released their updated MLS Fan Code of Conduct on Tuesday ahead of the 2020 season, which now bans abusive or discriminatory signs and language at league events.

Virginia gun bill defeated - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Virginia gun rights supporters scored a major win Monday. A bill aimed at regulating assault weapons in Virginia was shot down in the state legislature. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 10-5 to kill House Bill 961.

Drug War Prisoners Receive Clemency, as Well They Should This week, the semi-sentient sack of rotting half-masticated KFC and fearful hate, Donald Trump, pardoned and commuted the criminal charges of a bunch of trashy white men, including all-stars such as former Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich, Michael "Junk Bond King" Milken, and former New York City police commissioner Bernard B.

Good Samaritans save sinking family - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Good Samaritans sprang into action Sunday after witnessing a crash that sent a family’s SUV into South Carolina’s Little Pee Dee River. Thomas Fee was on Highway 501 near Galivants Ferry when he noticed a vehicle was fishtailing because of the wet roads.

Report of a fire at Adobe Resort Restaurant in Yachats Report of a fire at Adobe Resort in Yachats at 1555 Highway 101at Adobe Resort Restaurant. 9-1-1 operators trying to call inside the restaurant. No one is answering. 11:11am. Arriving firefighters on scene report no smoke showing. 11:18am. Firefighters returning to their respective stations.

A Four-Day Event is Coming to Oregon to Celebrate 'The Goonies' 35th Anniversary I've actually met people who don't love or appreciate The Goonies. I don't understand those people. How can you not have love for The Goonies? And if you're an Oregonian, well it's just kind of mandatory to at least have a little bit of love for The Goonies, even if it's not your favorite flick ever.

Prosecutors Begin Closing Arguments In MAX Train Stabbings Case Prosecuting attorneys began presenting their closing arguments to the jury Wednesday — a summary of evidence and their arguments from the past three weeks on why Jeremy Christian should be found guilty of all of his charges.

Kindergarten teacher investigated for reported "Chase The Slave" game - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Nevada’s Clark County School District is investigating reports of a game played inside a kindergarten class that they say “featured racial implications.” The game, played at Lewis E. Rowe Elementary in Las Vegas, was styled after “Duck Duck Goose” and reportedly involved setting up one person as a slave and another as a hunter.

30 pounds of meth seized during MADGE investigations - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Three people are facing drug charges following arrests by Medford Area Drug and Gang Enforcement detectives. On Sunday, February 16th, MADGE detectives were following up on a large scale drug trafficking organization. Officers believed traffickers were bringing methamphetamine into the Rogue Valley.

Doulas - Search And Rescue - Dental Care The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office wants to change the way they do search and rescue. A new program aims to create mid-level dental practitioners. And a local doula group works specifically with black and indigenous women.

Cannon Beach at Ecola State Park Shut Down - January 2020 Those who want to go to the beach in the area will want to go to other parks such as Hug Point State Park, Oswald West State Park, or Arcadia Beach State Recreation Site. You can check for updates on the closure here.

Walking Wine Tour of Newberg If it's the third Friday of the month, pop into Social Goods, a family-friendly combination toy store, café, bottle shop and taphouse for their Jazz Jam, an evening jam session on their mezzanine overlooking the cafe.

Perlo Construction: Clear Creek Middle School Remodel and Upgrades - Daily Journal of Commerce SUB-BIDS REQUESTED Clear Creek Middle School Remodel and Upgrades Gresham, OR Bids Due: Tuesday, 3/10/20 @ 2 PM Contact: Carrie Willis [email protected] Plans Link: Plans to be posted by 2/21/20 11450 SW Amu St.

North Portland's Revolver Bikes has closed its doors for good I never thought I'd write this: Portland has lost another bike business to Arkansas. Last week I reported that UK-based Rapha Racing LLC opted to leave Portland for Bentonville. The move was primarily fueled by the fact that Rapha is owned by WalMart heirs who are based there.

Cheap, Free, & Fun: Your 23 Best Bang for the Buck Events in Portland, Feb 21-27 PIGSquad: Global Game Jam 2020 Showcase The Portland Indie Game Squad's latest showcase shines the spotlight on games made by local developers during this year's Global Game Jam, a 48-hour game-making challenge with sites all around the world, including right here in Portland.

Gerding Builders, LLC: Santiam Canyon School District 2019 Bond Projects - Daily Journal of Commerce SUB-BIDS REQUESTED SANTIAM CANYON SCHOOL DISTRICT 2019 BOND PROJECTS Mill City, OR Bids Due: 2/27/20 at 2PM MAIN PHASE BIDDING All Scopes For Bid Documents, Contact: Mark Steinauer [email protected] P.O.

Good Morning, News: Trump Pardons Like-Minded Criminals, Dem Debate Tonight, and Bill Barr Threatens to Quit? Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today. Now that the Senate has let their impeached president off the hook, Trump is using all his corrupt powers to take over the justice system.

Swinerton Builders: Chemeketa Community College Agriculture Complex - Daily Journal of Commerce Final Award Package Swinerton Builders is requesting subcontractor bids for The Chemeketa C.C. Agriculture Complex, a new multi-building facility located in Salem, OR. This project is scheduled to break ground in early April, 2020. The project consists of a classroom building, head house, and pavilion totaling 17,800 SF.

The 40 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: Feb 21-23 This weekend promises large doses of loud fun, to be taken frequently and with lots of liquid. Balls are bouncing in both literal and metaphorical meanings, Atmosphere will be charged, some might catch a Lavender Flu, local legends make noise, home town heroes rise up, and that's just for starters.

In This Together: Sue Waier - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — As part of the In This Together campaign to raise awareness for suicide, NBC5 News is sharing stories of those who have been impacted by suicide. Sue Waier lost her brother to suicide in June of 2019. She’s sharing her story in the hopes that her experience of loss, will help save someone else.

Free Medicare Seminar, February 21st, Offered by OCWCOG and SHIBA This seminar is open to anyone with an interest in Medicare and will be conducted by a certified SHIBA volunteer. There is no charge for the seminar and no products will be sold or promoted. SHIBA is a non-profit, volunteer-based program sponsored by RSVP of Lincoln County.

Oregon has your 2020 Travel Trends Covered Expedia released, in November, its 2020 Trends in Travel report, an analysis of U.S. traveler data in 2019 that highlighted the rise of natural wonders and college towns as tourism destinations and top-selling experiences and attractions for the year ahead.

ICE Subpoenas Washington County Sheriff's Office To Get Around Oregon's Sanctuary Law The Washington County Sheriff's Office said late Tuesday it would comply with subpoenas from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for information the agency is seeking about two people the agency would like to deport.

Former Albany newsman saved Crater Lake for a national park He couldn't claim all the credit for it, although he sometimes tried; and his attitude toward Native Americans was unfortunate. But those who love Crater Lake, in large part, have William Gladstone Steel to thank for it.

Closing Arguments Get Underway In MAX Stabbing Trial The killings garnered national attention in part because they occurred as hate crimes were on the rise and the nation was becoming more concerned about emboldened white supremacists.

Toledo Pool getting better and better everyday!! Feb 19, 2020 - Daily News. May 22-23 8am-4pm Toledo Pool. May 30-31 8am-5pm Lake Woahink. The PADI Open Water Diver course is the world's most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. The fun part about this course is… well, just about all of it, because learning to dive is incredible.

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Ashland City Council approves controversial lease for cattle grazing - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Around 200 acres of property in Ashland will be used as a ranch for cattle and horses. “The Land Manatee Foundation” was approved at Tuesday night’s Ashland City Council meeting for a two-year lease.

8.2 million Ashland bond heads to May ballot - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Several projects are moving forward to the voters this May. In Ashland, some are in the form of a multi-million dollar bond. Ashland City Councilors removed some projects from the bond proposal on Tuesday night to make it a little cheaper. In the end, voters will decide if they wish to support an $8.2 million dollar, 20-year-bond.

This Is The Coziest Vacation Home In Sunriver And The Perfect Family Getaway! If you're looking for an ultra cozy family retreat in Sunriver Oregon, we've got you covered. With 5 master suites, tons of games and an amazing fireplace, this is the perfect place to host a family reunion or just spend time with your loved ones. Sarazen #4 is the ultimate place to get away.

Man charged in White City shooting makes first court appearance - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 The man charged with shooting another man in White City Sunday made his first appearance in court Tuesday.

Attorneys for man accused of attempted kidnapping seek mental evaluation - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Attorneys representing the man Medford Police said tried to kidnap two girls in west Medford are looking into the possibility of mental health court. In early February, 34-year-old Lee Ollison was arrested for allegedly calling out to two young girls to get into his car and then began counting down.

West Linn Mayor Apologizes And Promises Fixes After Police Scandal The mayor of West Linn apologized and promised answers.

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House Fire: 1910 North Highway 101, Depoe Bay Feb 18, 2020 - Daily News. 5:19pm House fire at 1910 North Highway 101, Depoe Bay. Approaching firefighters see a lot of smoke. Mutual aid from surrounding fire departments requested. 5:28pm Doesn't sound good. Firefighters requesting a water tender from Newport.

Supporters Praise New MLS Fan Code of Conduct Prohibiting "Abusive or Discriminatory" Behavior On Tuesday, Major League Soccer released their updated Fan Code of Conduct, the basic rules and regulations that the league wants all supporters to abide by when attending a soccer match this year.

Newport considering methods to draw more electric vehicle tourists to the coast… Report on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for the City of Newport:. The City Council recently heard a report on the status of electric vehicle charging stations for the City of Newport. The Council asked to have a more detailed discussion at a future work session on next steps to consider more charging stations within the City.

House Republicans Will Pull A No-Show, Leader Says Christine Drazan, R-Canby, said her caucus would deny Democrats a quorum needed to conduct business on Tuesday — and may stage more walkouts going forward.

Quick action by North Lincoln Fire saves a home - owner reminded of something… 3:40 AM Tuesday: Report of smoke filling a room at a home at 113 North Boulder Creek Road, Otis. Firefighters arrived to find smoke emanating from a wall plug behind a sofa that had been pushed up against a plug in the socket.

Vaccine content on social media linked to misinformation, according to new study - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – You may be getting the wrong information about vaccines if you are turning to social media. Researchers polled nearly 2,500 and up to 20% were at least somewhat mistaken about vaccines. Those who reported seeing content about measles and the MMR vaccine on social media were more likely to be misinformed.

Gung Ho For Shows: Primus W/ Wolfmother and Battles Enjoy the rockers' grand tribute to Rush at the Les Schwab Amphitheater All summer long, Primus will be touring the country while paying tribute to Rush and the Canadian band's 1977 album, "A Farewell to Kings." This is turning out to be quite the significant tour.

Savage Love: His Wife Is Threatening to Lose the Weight He Loves I realize there are many ways for this fetish to manifest itself. What I've read says that it often ties in with attraction to pregnant bellies or to women with flat bellies or a particular hip-to-waist ratio. Neither apply to me. What I like is a woman with a round belly, maybe even a muffin top.

Top Rogue Valley Theaters All the world's a stage during the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, which runs February through November each year.

All About Oregon Wildflowers From daisies and sunflowers to bear grass and trillium, Noel Bacheller knows his wildflowers. His job as botanist for the Oregon Department of Parks and Recreation is to help protect the state’s pristine areas from noxious weeds and other threats, and to keep natural habitats healthy.

Almost-Secret Spots in Tillamook Tillamook is often a stopping point on the way to Oregon's coastal beaches. But did you know that Tillamook Bay is Oregon's largest and most accessible bay, encompassing nearly 600 miles of watershed?

Eastern Oregon's Top Festivals Eastern Oregon's friendly communities are home to dozens of festivals each year that celebrate the tastiest, quirkiest, wildest adventures you can imagine - from whiskey and music to beer, bikes, broncos and blacksmithing.

Cheese Lovers Guide to Southern Oregon Southern Oregon captured the global spotlight when Rogue Creamery won this year's award for world's best cheese. The best part: this cheese doesn't stand alone.

OP-ED: Cap and trade: consequences for the construction industry As the debate has unfolded, a number of issues are emerging as private industry’s biggest concerns with the proposed cap-and-trade program.

7 Romantic Places To Stay In Southern Oregon There are so many places to snuggle up with your love and we've chosen a few unique places to kick off your shoes and relax a bit! Stunning views and wine tasting right outside your door, find your romance at Delfino Vineyards. A nearby creek adds to the ambience and serenity of the property.

President Trumps announces numerous grants of clemency - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Former NYPD commissioner Bernard Kerik and financier Michael Milken are among those pardoned by President Donald Trump Tuesday. Kerik served three years in federal prison on charges of tax fraud and lying to officials. Milken, a former junk bond trader, served two years in prison in the 1990s for racketeering and securities fraud.

Update: Grants Pass photographer faces sexual abuse misdemeanor - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 A Grants Pass man who operates a photography and film studio appeared in court for the first time Tuesday. 40-year-old Francisco Antonio Melendez is charged with sexual abuse in the 3rd degree. Police in Grants Pass say Melendez invited a woman into his photography studio and subjected her to unwanted sexual contact last week.

Local teen remembered 8 years after helium death - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Eight years ago, an Eagle Point teenager died after inhaling helium straight from the tank. 14-year-old Ashley Long was at a slumber party in east Medford when she immediately collapsed after inhaling the gas. Autopsy results show she died from an air embolism caused by inhaling helium from a pressurized canister.

Commercial building and facility permits for Feb. 18, 2020 A $10.3 new construction permit is under review for a new 56-unit apartment building in Northeast Portland.

A push to preserve state tax benefits for some An affordable housing developer has jumped into the opportunity zone debate during Oregon’s 2020 legislative session.

Court day looms for man accused of killing Dennis Day - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The man charged with killing a former Disney Mouseketeer is getting closer to setting a trial date and will appear in court Wednesday. Daniel Burda is facing multiple charges relating to the death of Dennis Day, including manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and abuse of a corpse.

Closing Arguments In the Jeremy Christian Trial Begin Wednesday-Here's What Happened Last Week Christian is facing charges for allegedly murdering Taliesin Namkai-Meche and Ricky Best, and for the attempted murder of Micah Fletcher-three men whom Christian stabbed after they confronted him on a MAX train on May 26, 2017.

2nd Snowboarder Dies At Mount Hood Meadows Hood Meadows over the past few days in separate snowboarding accidents.

Kasandra Griffin is leaving the Community Cycling Center Kasandra Griffin has decided to leave her job as Executive Director of the northeast Portland-based nonprofit Community Cycling Center. In a statement to be released later today, the CCC says Griffin will leave at the end of February to spend more time with her family.

Bernie Sanders Draws Over 17,000 to the Tacoma Dome The following article comes from our sister paper, The Stranger.-eds. On President's Day over 17,000 people packed the Tacoma Dome to rally in support of Democratic frontrunner Senator Bernie Sanders.

President Trump commutes sentence of Rod Blagojevich - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Rod Blagojevich, the disgraced former Illinois governor who was sent to jail for a wide range of corruption charges just got 6 years shaved off of his 14-year prison sentence. On Tuesday, President Trump announced he’d granted Blagojevich clemency.

Land use review intakes for Feb. 18, 2020 Design advice and a pre-application conference are pending for a sizable affordable housing project in Southeast Portland.

Boy Scouts file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 IRVING, Texas – The Boy Scouts of America announced early Tuesday morning that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The move largely stems from several lawsuits alleging sexual abuse allegations that caused a surge in legal costs. The organization says the purpose of the Chapter 11 filing has two key objectives.

The Duck Pod: Gearing up for March Madness, spring football The Register-Guard's Ryan Thorburn and Steve Mims discuss the Pac-12-leading Ducks' women's and men's basketball teams and Oregon football recruiting and spring practice story lines on this episode.

On the job with Annelise Tuitavuki Annelise Tuitavuki loves her job as a hazardous waste technician at Metro South. She is the first person employed through a new partnership between Metro and Oregon Tradeswomen.

Portland Dining Month: Your Guide to ALL of the Meals! Portland is a foodie paradise, but it's not always the easiest thing for those of us so foodily-inclined to check out all the corners of our culinary wonderland.

AAA Has Severed Its Contract With Towing Company Whose Owner Retaliated Against Black Employee "We had only worked with them a dozen times in 2019," said Dave Lear, AAA Portland's vice president of automotive services, in an interview with the Mercury.

Group seen illegally skiing down dangerous Crater Lake caldera - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A group of skiers is getting called out for skiing into the Crater Lake caldera. National Park officials said on Friday, a ski patrol volunteer saw several people park their snowmobiles at North Junction Overlook. They got off of their snowmobiles and proceeded to ski down to the lake inside the caldera.

Becky Jo's Carfree Life: Getting deeper into community activism Communities revolving around shared interests are a funny thing, aren't they? Online communities more so. I come to you, wide-eyed, and with the joy of learning something new. You know that feeling. It's almost like a teen-spring crush. It's thrilling, exciting, full of awkward moments, triumphs, and failures.

Stranger tried to pick up Grants Pass student, police say - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Police are asking for help identifying a driver who reportedly tried to pick up a student waiting for the bus. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said at about 7:15 a.m. Tuesday, a stranger in an SUV offered a ride to a student waiting for the bus in the 2200 block of Hamilton Lane in Grants Pass.

Oregon State Senate Passes SB1501 According to OregonLive and other sources, the Oregon State Senate has passed HB1501. Critics of the rephresensible, contemptible and utterly obsolete NCAA model have gained momentum via federal and state government intervention.

Fed Up with Liberals, an Oregon Group Is Petitioning to Join Idaho Is it really their last resort? Anyway, here's a copy of Move Oregon's Border's petition which is pretty entertaining as far as petitions go. According to their map, a whopping 19 counties would be added to Idaho leaving Oregon with only a scant 14 counties.

Coos Bay student dies from flu complications - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Students in one coastal town are mourning the loss of one of their classmates who died from the flu. Counselors will be on hand for students this morning at Marshfield High School in Coos Bay after the district says that one of their students has died of complications from type B influenza.

Sixty-Six Thousand Stoners Get Convictions Expunged; Get High To Celebrate Few things are perfect, and that includes the manner in which legalized adult-use cannabis programs have been regulated.

Feds push for wildfire fuel breaks in western states - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 The federal government will fund big moves to prevent western wildfires. The Bureau of Land Management has announced plans to fund 11,000 miles of strategic fuel breaks in 5 states. The breaks in vegetation that slow a blaze’s progress will be going up in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, Nevada, and Utah.

Socially Responsible Investing - Duane J. Silbernagel, CFP Socially Responsible Investing: Aligning Your Money with Your ValuesProvided By: Duane J. Silbernagel, CFP. Sustainable, responsible, and impact investing has been around for a long time, but growing interest has moved it into the mainstream. SRI assets reached $12 trillion in 2018, 38% more than in 2016.

'The Four Top' Special Episode: Assemblage Symposium Could the Regenerative Agriculture movement save the planet? How can we empower agricultural workers to build better lives for themselves and their families? And how did an urban winemaker launch two worldwide movements?

Cameron Whitten: Why I'm running for Metro District 5 This post was written by Cameron Whitten. You might also be interested in a similar post from another candidate in this race, Chris Smith. My journey to becoming a lifelong cyclist is a unique one. As a child, my home life was filled with emotional and physical abuse.

Better Health: Heart Screening - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 The following is sponsored content: NBC5 has teamed up with Asante to bring you Better Health, a segment to bring you tips on staying healthy. This week, we talk about heart screening. Leave a Comment:Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines.

Man riding a bicycle dies after collision with a truck driver in Goose Hollow Portland Police just announced that a male bicycle rider died after he was involved in a collision with the driver of a truck in southwest Portland early Monday morning. Here are the details from the PPB:. We will update this post when we get more details.

Oregon students rally for climate change legislation - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – Teenagers met with state lawmakers in Oregon in a show of support for climate change legislation. Monday, a group of young activists demanded the legislators move forward on a cap and trade bill. The proposal would reduce carbon emissions by limiting how much companies can produce.

Chihuahua befriends pigeon at N.Y. animal rehab facility - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A unique friendship has formed in Hilton, New York between a pigeon and a Chihuahua. The adorable duo has now gained the attention of millions all over the world. It’s an unlikely pairing, but these two have a special bond.

Oregon Senate passes student-athlete compensation bill - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The Oregon Senate passed legislation that would allow student-athletes to get paid. The law currently bans college students from receiving any sort of compensation for sports. Senate Bill 1501 would change that.

Public Charge Rule - Concordia Closure - Eastern Oregon Flooding A controversial rule affecting immigrants seeking green cards will go into effect later this month. A student is suing Concordia University after it suddenly announced its closure. And we hear how Eastern Oregon is dealing with flooding.

Good Morning, News: Scout's Dishonor, Sanders In The Lead, and Portland Firefighters Make Fun of Homeless People Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today. Good morning, Portland! Got plans for this weekend yet? Here are the headlines. Sanders Leads: According to the latest national poll from NPR, Bernie Sanders has the most support nationally among Democrats.

Oregon Rodeo Roundup This summer celebrates the state's rich tradition of rodeo, including the iconic Pendleton Round-Up. Parade, dance, watch bronc riding and horse races, or even try your hand at wrangling a calf. There's no shortage of exciting things to do and see at these family-friendly heritage events.

The Lake House Bed and Breakfast in Lincoln City, Oregon The Lake House Bed and Breakfast is located in a very quiet and peaceful area, just 2 miles from downtown Lincoln City, Oregon, and its wonderful restaurants, antique stores and novelty shops. Take to kite flying on the beach or try your hand at glass blowing, perhaps blowing your own glass ball.

Report: Miami Dolphins Might Prefer Oregon QB Justin Herbert over Tua Tagovailoa Interesting reports coming from South Florida about the Ducks signal caller.

Boy Scouts Of America File For Bankruptcy Amid Sexual Abuse Crises The national office of the Boy Scouts of America filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in federal court on Monday as a means of condensing the pending sexual abuse cases around the country.

For The Love Of Motorcycles: Renowned Portland Show Grows From The Ground Up The One Motorcycle Show in Portland started as an outsider's motorcycle show designed by people who appreciated bikes as art. It's grown into a world-class motorcycle celebration.

Jim Turk: shanghaiier, swindler, drunkard, millionaire The old Portland shanghai scene's 'original gangster' was a mysterious character. Did he really inherit a huge fortune? If not, where did the money come from? Stagecoach robbery? Piracy on the high seas? Anything was possible with Jim Turk.

False alarm at Medford Chick-fil-A draws police presence - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — A scare at a local fast-food chain, Chick-fil-A, turned out to be a false alarm. Medford Police responded on Monday night to reports of a man with a gun in the drive-thru. The already crowded parking lot was filled with police vehicles. Police tell us the whole thing was a misunderstanding.

World War ll Veteran gets recognized 75 years after Iwo Jima - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Only on NBC5, a local World War II Veteran is being honored for his achievements in the Marine Corps. Delbert Littrell is a World War II Veteran. He’ll be 96 years-old this month. Littrell’s family says the Marine Corps cares a lot about its history and honoring the soldiers before them.

Man charged with attempted murder in White City shooting - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Two men were arrested and one was charged in connection to a shooting that left one man injured in White City on Sunday.

Five on 5 - Chuck Harwood - Federal Trade Commission - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 For More Information: 2020CENSUS.gov Leave a Comment:Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines. View the KOBI5.com Comment Board Guidelines ».

'It's heartbreaking': Community mourns loss of woman found in Hawaii - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Megan Funderburk’s friend Kelli Gray tells me she’s still in shock that Funderburk is gone. Her family says her body was found Saturday morning near Wainaku Scenic Point on the Big Island. “If I could tell her that I just love her and thank her for being a big part of who I am today, ” Gray said.

SOU student newspaper fights for funding - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 — Southern Oregon University’s student newspaper is fighting for funding. The Siskiyou requested almost $4,000 for operation costs, but the student fee allocation committee gave them none. This is a fight past editors have also faced. Previously The Siskiyou was a class, but when the class was cut in 2015, it became a club.

Savage Love: Newly Out Girlfag Uncomfortable With Term "Girlfag" I'm not sure how to embrace my newfound identity. I've made a commitment to my husband and daughter that I do not want to break, but I also don't want to deny who I am. Any ideas or suggestions? What To Call Myself? "Guydykes" came up in the column last week and not everyone was thrilled with my handling of demigender in last Tuesday's SLLOTD.

Americans evacuated from Diamond Princess cruise ship return to the U.S. - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 Hundreds of Americans that were evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan have returned to the states. 14 of them have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Two converted 747 U.S. government planes evacuating more than 300 Americans from Japan.

Andrew Weatherall, Revered Electronic Musician, DJ, and Screamadelica Producer, Has Died at 56 Widely recognized as one of the world's greatest electronic-music producers, remixers, and DJs, Andrew Weatherall passed away today at age 56 of pulmonary embolism, according to a statement released by his management. Weatherall came up through the UK's late-'80s acid-house scene, DJing at the influential club night Shoom.

Oregon Democrats Will Hit Pause On Cap-And-Trade Bill For More Hearings House Speaker Tina Kotek, D-Portland, says she's bowing to House Republicans who wanted more discussion of the policy.

North Ridge Estates undergoing rebirth after cleanup - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – It’s been nearly a year and a half since an asbestos cleanup was completed at a contaminated housing development near Klamath Falls. Dennis and Gail Bailey are among the few who stayed at North Ridge Estates after asbestos was discovered at the subdivision about 20 years ago.

Dems turn focus to Nevada, South Carolina - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – The fight is on for Nevada in the first 2020 Democratic contest in the west. Five days before the state’s caucuses, early voting is already underway in the most diverse test yet for the Democratic field. Front-and-center is a familiar debate over health care, but with a new twist.

Solutions to the Housing Crisis If the market won't fix this mess, is it time for the state and local governments to step in? The year 2019 was a successful year for advocates of more affordable and equitable housing policies in Oregon. Oregon legislators passed the first state-wide rent control bill in the nation.

Oregon wrestles with building facilities in tsunami zones - Experts say the big one is coming to the Pacific Northwest: a massive earthquake that will cause buildings and bridges to collapse and unleash a tsunami that will devastate the coast.

Man accused of killing his parents arrested in Del Norte County - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 – A suspect wanted in connection with a double homicide in Northern California is now behind bars. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office said on February 16, 77-year-old Brian Gilbert Potter and 71-year-old Sherrie Lynn Potter were found dead in Crescent City.

48 Hours in Florence - Oregon Coast Magazine Florence—like the Italian city of the same name—is an inspirational location. For evidence of this fact, look no further than the best-selling science-fiction book of all time, Dune, by Frank Herbert. Back in 1959, Herbert was on assignment to write an article about the Oregon dunes.

Mixed-use project proposed for Northeast Portland The latest proposal for Northeast Sandy Boulevard, in Portland, suggests a six-story mixed-use building between Northeast 19th and 20th avenues.

Leaked docs reveal details of China’s Uyghur detention camps - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2 XINJIANG, China – Growing a long beard. Making an international phone call. Having a passport. These are all reasons that can land you in what US officials call “concentration camps” in China. Chilling revelations, detailed in what appears to be a Chinese government surveillance report on its citizens leaked from Xinjiang.

Oregon's worst plane crash is also its most mysterious West Coast Airlines Flight 956 was a brand-new DC-9; the airline literally bought it on Monday and crashed it on Saturday. It hit a mountain while flying calmly along, 5,000 feet too low. But, no one has been able to figure out why.

Neighbor's theft of widow and orphans' home was too much for jury The cattle that the Benton County courts rustled belonged to a woman named Letitia Carson, and she was the widow of a recently naturalized Irishman named David Carson - or, rather, she would have been David's widow, if the two of them had been allowed to marry.

Andrew Oliver is moving back to Portland: CC#232 Welcome to Coffeeshop Conversations at Artichoke Music that's 2007 SE Powell Boulevard. Six-plus years ago, pianist / composer Andrew Oliver, the central figure in the emerging new Jazz scene left Portland and moved to the U.K., to London where he became a figure in the Traditional Jazz scene in London.

Did Oregon's political super-villain save world from Nazis? So it's a little odd to think that Oregon, and the rest of the world, may actually owe him a debt of gratitude for saving it from a nuclear holocaust at the hands of the Nazis.

Fish wheels a legacy of when Columbia swarmed with salmon As the fishery collapsed, canneries on the upper river near Cascade Locks and gillnet fishermen on the lower river near Astoria blamed one another; both were right, but the biggest culprit was Grand Coulee Dam.

Visit to Portland ended with life in prison for teen adventurer Like the hero of an 1800s "cautionary tale," 17-year-old Joseph Swards stepped off the ship, fell in with bad company, got caught up in a robbery that went horribly wrong - and in the end was lucky he wasn't hanged.

How Abe Tichner hustled rubes at 1870s county fair The gregarious young entrepreneur usually cleared $2,500 - that's the equivalent of $57,000 in modern currency - on each county fair. His profit margin hovered around 92 percent. How did he do it? By selling cheap cigars - wrapped in an expensive story.

Klamath Falls airport had an unusual, lethal run of bad luck In the past 75 years, there have been only four lethal commercial-airliner crashes. By an odd statistical fluke, two of those happened to planes flying out of the airport in Klamath Falls.

Brian Davis: Pink Martini Percussionist makes a visit / CC#230 It's always a joy to make connections with someone you've had fun talking to in the past, and who has brought so much musical pleasure to your life.

"Holy roller" cult ended with murder, suicide, insanity Bride of Christ cult sought perfect righeousness, Christ-like simplicity and total humility. In practice, though, it spawned nothing but misery and madness, and a legal precedent for "honor killings."

Winter Waterfall Hunting: Snowshoe or ski to these Oregon gems In this week's edition of the Explore Oregon Podcast, Zach details his favorite winter activity, visiting waterfalls shrouded in snow and ice.

"Graveyard of the Pacific" was not easily tamed The century-long quest to make the Columbia River Bar reasonably safe got off to a rough start in 1853, when the ship bringing construction materials for its first lighthouse became one of its early victims.

Hawaii-bound airliner out of PDX ditched in the open sea Lessons learned in the crash ended up saving countless lives in subsequent at-sea ditchings, but those lessons came at a price: Four people died, including the co-pilot who had saved everyone's life.

Mayors Lee, Schrunk set tone for mid-century P-town The history of Portland mayors in the 20th century largely comes down to the story of the struggle of progressive reformers against various forms of corruption and vice. Put that way, it sounds like a clean morality play: good vs. evil. But it's a bit more complicated than that.

Cal Scott: A career built on versatility / CC#229 Welcome back to Café Artichoke, for another OMN Coffeeshop Conversation @ Artichoke Music. That's at 2007 SE Powell Boulevard.

Blimp squadron was first line of defense against enemy subs, balloon bombs The massive dirigibles were housed in the largest clear-span wood buildings in the world, near Tillamook; one burned in 1992, while the other houses the Tillamook Air Museum today.

The fall of the Prineville Vigilantes Crook County citizens finally decided they'd had enough of the secretive lynchings and killings; they banded together and defeated the gang of masked riders without a single shot being fired.

When the Vigilantes ruled Prineville In Crook County, the early 1880s were like something out of a Louis L'Amour novel: Masked riders galloping around by night, dispensing what they saw as justice. It all started with the lynching of an innocent man.

PDX-bound airliner was blown out of sky for mom's insurance Jack Graham had planned for the airliner to explode over the Wyoming mountains; but the plane got out late, and the bomb went off a few minutes after takeoff - while he sat with his wife and son in an airport cafe.

In 1880s Portland, at least one mayor paid to play James Chapman was elected mayor of Portland in 1882, it was his third non-consecutive stint as P-town's top executive. His previous two mayoralties had been relatively unremarkable. This one, his third and final stint, would be different.

Martin Zarzar has a new album / CC#228 Back in the Café at Artichoke Music again, that's 2007 SE Powell Boulevard for another OMN Coffeeshop Conversation at Artichoke Music. Today it's someone I haven't had a chance to talk with for a while, multi-instrumentalist, composer, vocalist Martin Zarzar who you may remember from his time with Pink Martini.

Crew of shipwrecked schooner rescued - by a railroad train A small construction engine was being used to build the South Jetty, to protect the mouth of the Columbia River for ships, when one off-course sailing ship crashed into it - so construction crews chugged to the rescue.

Japan's balloon bombs could have done a lot more damage Loaded with ordinance and launched by the thousands on the jet-stream currents, the weapons were a much bigger threat to American citizens than most now realize - and one of them probably started the 1945 Tillamook Burn.

Horrifying asylum kitchen mix-up left dozens dead Sent downstairs to fetch a pan of powdered milk, a kitchen assistant at the Oregon State Hospital dipped his scoop into the wrong bin - and brought back six pounds of roach poison. It was mixed into the eggs and fed to 467 people.

Vigilante's gunfight left three neighbors dead, led to gallows Although everyone agreed the Mache family had had it coming, evidence at the scene convinced the sheriff that Kelsay Porter had ambushed them in cold blood, and the jury sentenced him to swing for it.

Frontier Portland mayors could be real drama queens Over the years, the city of Portland has had its share of controversy and drama in the Mayor's office. At times, the political tableaux in the top job in Oregon's biggest town have ripened into scenes that wouldn't be out of place in a Vaudeville act.

Reel Music 37: NWFC's Ben Popp gives us the rundown. / CC @ Artichoke Music #228 In the Artichoke Café here at Artichoke Music, 2007 SE Powell Boulevard, we're talking music movies. Not musicals. And not Cats, but the Northwest Film Center's annual Reel Music Festival. This year it runs from Friday, January 24 through Sunday, February 16 and it's got some old favorites among the new films which are all about music.

Jerry Portnoy, Lee Oskar, Magic Dick & Mark Hummel CC #227 Four of the world's greatest Blues harmonica players join us in the Artichoke Cafe for OMN Coffeeshop Conversations #227. Jerry Portnoy played in Muddy Waters' and Eric Clapton's bands. Magic Dick played in the J.

"Hermit of the Craggies" went from acorns and roots to prison food Convinced his only neighbor was out to get him, solitary trapper and paranoid former prospector "Crazy Hugo" ambushed him with a rifle; the state prison became his retirement home.

The day whale meat rained down on the town of Florence The highway engineer in charge of getting rid of a big stinky dead whale on the beach miscalculated the amount of dynamite he would need. The result was a spectacular event that has become a true Oregon legend.

Courthouse square once was the site of palatial "Hotel Portland" The grand monument to the Gilded Age was a municipal architectural treasure and hosted U.S. presidents, but was razed in the 1950s to make way for a parking garage; all that remains is a wrought-iron rail.

Car chase at Crater Lake ended like a scene in a Tom Clancy novel A German man, running from the law in a stolen Volvo full of guns and fake IDs, apparently dropped the hand grenade he was preparing to throw at the pursuing officer and was unable to retrieve it in time.

Skill, stout shipbuilding kept shipwreck fatality-free Really, the only reason the U.S.S. Peacock didn't break into pieces and drown all hands within hours of slamming into the sand was that it was a United States Navy ship. That meant it was crewed by some of the best-trained sailors in the world, and built solidly enough for iron shot to bounce off its sides.

Juliana Tobon: Behind the scenes at clubs / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #226 In the café at Artichoke Music, 2007 SE Powell Boulevard for another OMN Coffeeshop Conversation @ Artichoke Music. We've got a wild video episode coming up soon with four of the best harmonica players on earth. Look for that. Today Juliana Tabon is with me.

Coast Guard's dramatic rescue saved ship - for Stalin's most notorious gulag Norwegian freighter got off course, piled onto Peacock Spit; a cutter pulled it off, and motor lifeboat crews rescued its crew, and the wallowing ship was pulled to port and repaired. A happy ending? Well, not for the Russians, it wasn't.

"Christmas ship" could have used some navigation help from Santa Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer's shiny nose would have been the only light showing on the Oregon Coast after the Pearl Harbor attack; unable to see its position, the ship piled onto the beach at full steam.

Boozy generosity turned tables for the Prineville Nine that day Wall Street financial wizard Thomas Lawson happened to be in town and betting on Prineville's amateur baseball team, when he learned the Silver Lake team had hired "ringers" to make sure they'd win. It was working; they were up 9-0 halfway through. But Lawson knew how to change that.

Was Lewis O'Neil a murderer - or did he take the rap for one? Everyone in Ashland knew Amanda McDaniel and Lewis O'Neil were having a little affair; so, when Amanda's husband turned up murdered with O'Neil's shotgun, it seemed obvious what had happened. But… was it?

Quackback Block Show 1-3-20 Tom flys solo on this somewhat abbreviated episode of the Quackback Block show. He runs through the bowl games, gives a preview of the National Championship Games, and talks hoops for a minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices.

Oregon's first murder defendant saved by his wife It was the first murder trial ever held in the Oregon Territory. The prosecution alleged that Nimrod O'Kelly was a land pirate who had invented an imaginary wife in order to fraudulently claim extra land, and that he had murdered Jeremiah Mahoney to prevent losing it, and to intimidate his other neighbors so that none would challenge him.

Amateur pirates' bumbling plan didn't work out as they'd hoped Two liquored-up Navy deserters planned to seize control of a passenger liner; drive it onto the beach; and steal away into the night with three tons of gold. It's probably safe to say they didn't think their plan through very well.

Gallon House covered bridge: Ground Zero in battle over booze The historic structure, halfway between "dry" Silverton and "wet" Mt. Angel, became a meeting place for the thirsty - and a symbol of Oregon's strange relationship with good ol' Demon Rum.

Sen. John H. Mitchell: The Snidely Whiplash of Oregon John Hipple dumped his family, changed his name and moved West. A dozen years and a few easy-money real-estate swindles later, he was a hugely successful railroad-and-timber lawyer and a U.S. Senator.

Parks department aggressiveness cost Yachats its beach access Eager to get started on Smelt Sands Park, the state forcibly vacated Lincoln County's right-of-way on its 804 Road along the beach, and beachfront property owners quickly fenced it off. It took a 10-year legal battle to fix the problem.

Laws in old Oregon were rough, but not always ready "From 1861 to 1876, every man committed to the Oregon State Penitentiary for 'life' either escaped or was pardoned," writes historian and newspaper columnist Erik Bromberg, quoting from the U.S. Federal Writers Project's "Oregon Oddities" article of 1939-1941.

Quackback Block Show 12-23-19 Joseph Yun and Tom Gillies discuss the remaining bowl games and talk some basketball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices.

Truck bombs doomed the cause of newspapers' striking unions But the strike enabled Oregon Journal's trustees to sell the paper, in defiance of its former owner's direct bequest, to the owners of the Oregonian; the result was an outsider-owned daily-newspaper monopoly that continues to this day.

One man's cheating heart likely cost Portland its local newspaper Was the shooting of Donald Newhouse the action of a union thug, related to the strike at the Oregonian and Journal? Or was it a cuckolded husband taking revenge in a case of mistaken identity? Either way, it changed everything.

Long-lost Guild's Lake was once Portland's water wonderland The hordes of awestruck visitors who admired the scenery at the 1905 Lewis and Clark Exposition would have been shocked if they'd known the beautiful little lake would be gone in 20 years - filled in for industrial lands. Not a trace remains.

Brutal 1886 ax-murder pageant couldn't have been more sordid Richard Marple likely would have been acquitted for lack of hard evidence if he'd been able to keep his mouth shut. But, maybe he figured there was nothing he could do to keep folks from eventually learning his family's dark secret.

U.S.S. Oregon lost in Pearl Harbor attack - sort of TIME NEVER WAS on the U.S.S. Oregon's side. She was launched in 1896, in the middle of a remarkable period of torrid innovation and development in the history of warships, a time when ship designs were only good for about ten years before something better came along.

Supreme Court once declared slavery legal, but only for sailors Four mariners on the sailing ship Arago, in Astoria, tried to quit and were tracked down by police and forced to return to work, like runaway slaves. When they sued, the Supreme Court issued an astonishing ruling against them.

Only sitting U.S. Senator killed in battle was from Oregon… sort of Edward Dickinson "Ned" Baker was a close personal friend of President Lincoln and a formidable public speaker; had he not been killed, he might well have become president. Without his influence, Oregon might have sided with the South.