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14 hrs ago | The Oregonian

SW Portland shooting: Portland's emergency alert system failure isn't the first, city leaders cite 'growing concern'

Portland's inability to notify residents of an armed gunman in a quiet Southwest Portland neighborhood for hours on Wednesday is just the latest failure for the contractor used to provide emergency alerts since 2010, city officials say.

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Related Topix: Multnomah County, OR

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Oregonian

Apple acquires hydroelectric project near its Prineville data center

The first of two, 338,000-square-foot Apple data center buildings in Prineville, shown last year when it was still under construction.

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Related Topix: Prineville, OR, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Wind Power, Hydroelectric Power

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

What's in a name? Bend reacts to dispensary names

The debate over medical marijuana shops is red hot in Central Oregon, several cities and counties adding to the agenda whether or not they should be permitted or not.

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Related Topix: Bend, OR, Marijuana, Deschutes County, OR, Sisters, OR, Redmond, OR

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Statesman Journal

Police, deputies share tales from the force

Talking about cops is kind of like talking about the weather: We complain about the rain, but where would we be without it? Most people seem to have a story to share -- about the police -- whether it's getting pulled over for what they deem a bogus traffic ticket or having to pay a fine they think is way too expensive.

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Related Topix: Marion County, OR, Polk County, OR

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Oregonian

Female suspect identified in Jefferson County standoff and arrest

Oregon State Police have identified a pair of 23-year-olds arrested Sunday after an attempted traffic stop-turned three-hour standoff Sunday morning in Jefferson County.

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Related Topix: Madras, OR, Metolius, OR, Warm Springs, OR

Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Oregonian

A 2-hour standoff with Oregon State Police in Jefferson County ends with two people in custody

A two-hour standoff with Oregon State Police in Jefferson County ended with two people being taken into custody on Sunday morning.

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Related Topix: Madras, OR, Metolius, OR, Warm Springs, OR

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Fire destroys Crooked River Ranch home

A fire that began in a small outbuilding at Crooked River Ranch Friday night apparently spread to a car, then to a double-wide manufactured home that was destroyed, Interim Fire Chief Mark Wilson said.

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Related Topix: Deschutes County, OR

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

SWAT team finds fugitive in Madras home

Tyler Fuller had been wanted for absconding post-prison supervision on two counts of failure to perform the duties of a driver and hindering prosecution A Jefferson County SWAT team found and arrested a 24-year-old fugitive hiding near the furnace in his girlfriend's Madras home Tuesday evening, a week after he reportedly crashed his car in a rural ... (more)

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Related Topix: Madras, OR

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