Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. SW Portland Shooting: Before Portland had issues with alert system, Colorado county had 'quite a dispute'Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... The summer of 2012 was a bad fire season, and the Lower North Fork Fire was a particularly bad one in Jefferson County. Twenty-three homes were destroyed and three people were killed, including a 51-year-old woman who reportedly didn't receive an ...

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  2. SW Portland shooting: Portland's emergency alert system failure isn't the first, city leaders cite 'growing concern'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... The summer of 2012 was a bad fire season, and the Lower North Fork Fire was a particularly bad one in Jefferson County. Twenty-three homes were destroyed and three people were killed, including a 51-year-old woman who reportedly didn't receive an ...

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  3. Apple acquires hydroelectric project near its Prineville data centerRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Oregonian

    ... Hydroelectric Project , which is near Haystack Reservoir, about 20 miles northwest of Prineville. It's in a Jefferson County irrigation canal, screened from fish runs. The project's previous owner, EBD Hydro, won $7 million in federal loan ...

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  4. What's in a name? Bend reacts to dispensary namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... several cities and counties adding to the agenda whether or not they should be permitted or not. Bend, and Jefferson County are the only places that allow dispensaries in the Tri-County area. Deschutes County, Sisters, Madras, and Redmond have voted ...

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  5. Hoover man guilty of manslaughter in 2012 drunk-driving crash after Iron BowlRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Alabama Live

    ... this afternoon, the jury found McCay guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter. Bessemer Cutoff Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David Hobdy, at the request of Assistant Jefferson County District Attorney Lane Tolbert, ordered McCay's bond ...

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  6. Oregon cop remembers how he locked himself in patrol car: Northwest courts roundupRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Oregonian

    ... Statesman Journal has asked cops to share memorable stories over their careers. One chuckler: A former Jefferson County deputy's recounting of how he accidentally locked himself in the back of his patrol car. When Chris Baldridge, now a Marion ...

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  7. Health gap persists in Central Oregon -Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Navajo Times

    ... the top _ healthiest _ in Oregon for most health factors, while Crook County ranked near the bottom and Jefferson County came in at the very bottom for the fifth straight year. Both were hit hard by job losses starting in 2008 and have been slow to ...

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  8. Police, deputies share tales from the forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Statesman Journal

    ... as public information officer. He graciously offered up a story from his rookie days working as a deputy in Jefferson County. (Be aware this is no small thing -- before telling me this story, there were only a handful of others with whom Baldridge ...

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  9. New twist as Crook County joins in pot-shop banRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... candy, we found out today," McCabe said. "And it's just something we don't want our kids involved with." Jefferson County officials said county commissioners will hold a hearing on the issue April 9th and could also vote whether or not to ban ...

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  10. Health gap persists in Central OregonRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | The Modesto Bee

    ... the top - healthiest - in Oregon for most health factors, while Crook County ranked near the bottom and Jefferson County came in at the very bottom for the fifth straight year. Both were hit hard by job losses starting in 2008 and have been slow to ...

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  11. Community calendarRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... jcda.net/entrepreneurs-forum/ or call 304-728-3255. "Dining to Donate": Help the Animal Welfare Society of Jefferson County by patronizing Applebee's in Charles Town starting at 11 a.m. For details, go to awsjc.org or call 304-725-0589. Kindergarten ...

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  12. Madras shelter takes breeder's 29 terriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 30 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    With help of Jefferson County Animal Control and jail staff, Three Rivers Humane Society took in 29 Maltese and Yorkshire terriers from a breeder who had them living in unacceptable conditions.

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  13. Job Growth Stalls in Central Oregon in FebruaryRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | KBND-AM Bend

    ... usly construction tends to be snowed in." Deschutes County's unemployment rate in February was 8.4 percent, Jefferson County was 9.6 percent and Crook County's was 10.7 percent.

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  14. Female suspect identified in Jefferson County standoff and arrestRead the original story

    Monday Mar 24 | The Oregonian

    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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  15. Male suspect identified in Jefferson County standoff and arrestRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | The Oregonian

    Oregon State Police have identified the male suspect in an attempted traffic stop-turned two-hour standoff that occurred early Sunday in Jefferson County, as Brent Waldorf, age 23, from Madras.

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  16. A 2-hour standoff with Oregon State Police in Jefferson County ends with two people in custodyRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | The Oregonian

    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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  17. Fire destroys Crooked River Ranch homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 21 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... several hours putting out the blaze. Crooked River Ranch had several engines on scene, while Cloverdale and Jefferson County each sent an engine crew as well, with Jefferson County providing fire district coverage. Deschutes County deputies were ...

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  18. SWAT team finds fugitive in Madras homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 19 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    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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  19. Push is on for adjournment: OHSU on track to get $200M cancer requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2014 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... around the state, including a storm water project in Stayton, a library in Cornelius and a courthouse in Jefferson County. The Legislature also took steps to get the state budget back in balance. Revenue is coming in slightly lower than anticipated ...

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  20. Rand Paul's Extreme GOP MakeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2014 | KEX-AM Portland

    ... Rand Paul's way, national Republicans will follow the lead of Nathan Haney, the executive director of the Jefferson County, Kentucky Republican Party, who held an event last week for the local GOP to meet minority and low-income voters in ...

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