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Oregon state sees its women’s teams rise to elite status

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Two ranked teams, two intense rivalry games and two raucous sellouts: Women’s college basketball is enjoying a renaissance in the Pacific Northwest where Oregon and Oregon State are among the nation’s elite teams again this season. Oregon (24-2, 13-1 Pac-12) is ranked No. 2 in this week’s AP Top 25, for […]
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Top 25 Capsules

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No. 12 Oregon State snapped No. 2 Oregon’s 17-game winning streak with a 67-62 victory on Monday night. It was just the second loss of the season for the Ducks, who defeated the Beavers 77-68 on Friday in the first game of the rivalry series. […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, Oregon State, Ducks, Beavers, Corvallis, Ore AP, Aleah Goodman

Eastern Oregon may be home to renewable energy project

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland General Electric is making plans to build the nation’s first large-scale renewable energy project that combines wind turbines, solar panels and battery storage. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that the Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility will be built just north of Lexington, in eastern Oregon. It would generate enough energy to power […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Environment, Portland, Northwest, Lexington, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Ore AP, Portland General Electric, Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility

Minlend’s 3s help San Francisco beat Portland 68-63 in OT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Frankie Ferrari scored 20 points, Charles Minlend made two 3-pointers in overtime and San Francisco beat Portland 68-63 on Saturday night for its third straight win. Minlend’s 3s were part of the Dons’ 10-5 run to open the extra period. Marcus Shaver Jr. scored Portland’s next five points to pull the […]
Tags: News, Sports, San Francisco, Portland, Ore AP, Frankie Ferrari, Charles Minlend, Minlend, Marcus Shaver Jr

Woods scores 19 to lead Portland St. over S. Utah 78-69

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Holland Woods registered 19 points and eight assists as Portland State topped Southern Utah 78-69 on Saturday night. Michael Nuga had 12 points for Portland State (11-14, 6-8 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive home victory. Deante Strickland added 11 points. Jamie Orme had 10 points for the home […]
Tags: News, Sports, Portland, Portland State, Ore AP, Southern Utah, Holland Woods, Jamie Orme, Deante Strickland, Michael Nuga, S Utah

Oregon State sweeps series with 72-57 win over Oregon

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Thompson Jr. had 22 points and Oregon State swept the Civil War series for the first time in nine seasons with a 72-57 victory over Oregon on Saturday night. Tres Tinkle got off to a slow start but added 13 points and seven assists for the Beavers (16-8, 8-4 Pac-12). […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Sports, Oregon State, Beavers, Corvallis, Ore AP, Stephen Thompson Jr

Firm fined $35K for housing farmworkers in filthy conditions

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A company in Silverton and its housing provider must pay $35,000 in penalties after an inspection found migrant farmworkers housed in filthy, rodent-infested quarters. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the U.S. Department of Labor said Friday that its inspectors found families in “dilapidated, trash strewn housing” at the facility. The Labor department says […]
Tags: News, Labor, Portland, Northwest, U S Department of Labor, Silverton, Ore AP

Friendly Texts Between Oregon Police And Far-Right Extremists Rock Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A member of Portland’s city council said Thursday a newspaper’s report that the commander for the police rapid response team exchanged friendly text messages with a leader of far-right protests that have rocked the city confirms collusion exists between some police and right-wing extremists. “I am not shocked, and I am not surprised at today’s reporting of Lt. Jeff Niiya’s collaboration with Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson over text to provide aid and support for their ...
Tags: News, Oregon, Portland, Gibson, Ore AP, Willamette Week, Joey Gibson, Summer Concepcion, Jo Ann Hardesty, Tina Jones, Jeff Niiya, Niiya, Tusitala Toese, Toese, Gibson Hardesty

Portland official: texts show police-extremist collusion

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A member of Portland’s city council said she is not shocked by a newspaper report that the commander for the police rapid response team exchanged friendly text messages with a leader of far-right protests that have rocked the city. Councilwoman Jo Ann Hardesty said the reporting Thursday in Willamette Week confirms […]
Tags: News, Portland, Northwest, Ore AP, Willamette Week, Jo Ann Hardesty

Man gets 20 years for sexual abuse of 9-year-old

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 67-year-old Hillsboro, Oregon, man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually abusing a 9-year-old girl. KOIN reports that Stephen William Breaux pleaded guilty to four counts of first-degree sexual abuse earlier this month. He was sentenced on Wednesday to 240 months and transferred to the Oregon Department […]
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Lillard has 29 in Blazers’ chippy 129-107 win over Warriors

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers snapped Golden State’s five-game winning streak with a chippy 129-107 victory Wednesday night that included the late ejection of Warriors coach Steve Kerr. Jake Layman added 17 points off the bench for the Blazers, who had eight players in double figures. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Portland, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, Golden State, Lillard, Ore AP, Steve Kerr Jake Layman

Blazers sign center Enes Kanter

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Center Enes Kanter has joined the Portland Trail Blazers. Kanter was waived by the New York Knicks along with Wesley Matthews following the trade deadline last week. Kanter announced Wednesday on Twitter that he had signed with the Blazers for the rest of the season. Kanter was once a starter for […]
Tags: News, Sports, Portland, New York Knicks, Enes Kanter, Portland Trail, Wesley Matthews, Ore AP, Kanter

Records-sharing program costs mount for Portland police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Seven years after it was touted as an innovative electronic records system to manage police reports from 40 police agencies, the program now has only seven participating agencies, with Portland police stuck paying millions to cover the bill. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports expenses for the system’s software and support have continued to […]
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Oregon fines PAC $95K for turning in ballots late

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon plans to fine a political action committee nearly $95,000 for turning in 96 general election ballots late. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Secretary of State Dennis Richardson’s office announced Tuesday the fine against Defend Oregon, saying the ballots its canvassers collected were handed over a day after the Nov. 6 election. The […]
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Oregon pot grower files $17M lawsuit against men in robbery

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A licensed Oregon marijuana grower has filed a $17-million lawsuit against eight men convicted or charged with violently robbing him. The Mail Tribune reports James Bowman’s lawsuit says he was severely injured by eight men wearing Ninja Turtles masks who stormed his home in December 2016. The lawsuit describes how he […]
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Batemon leads Loyola Marymount over Portland 72-55

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — James Batemon had 28 points as Loyola Marymount topped Portland 72-55 on Saturday night. Joe Quintana had 11 points for Loyola Marymount (17-8, 5-6 West Coast Conference). Eli Scott added seven rebounds and five assists. Mattias Markusson, the Lions’ second leading scorer heading into the matchup at 11 points per game, […]
Tags: News, Sports, Portland, Lions, Ore AP, Loyola Marymount, James Batemon, Batemon, Mattias Markusson, Joe Quintana, West Coast Conference Eli Scott

Thompson scores 20 as Oregon State holds off Cal, 79-71

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Ethan Thompson scored 20 points with seven rebounds and six assists as Oregon State beat California 79-71 on Saturday afternoon. Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 21 with three 3-pointers and Tres Tinkle added 19 points and three steals for the Beavers (15-8, 7-4 Pac-12). Justice Sueing and Darius McNeill each scored 16 […]
Tags: News, California, Sports, Oregon State, Thompson, Beavers, Corvallis, Ore AP, Stephen Thompson Jr, Tres Tinkle, Ethan Thompson, Darius McNeill

Snow, frigid temps on tap in Portland area

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Up to six inches of snow is expected in the Portland metropolitan area overnight Friday, with another storm coming Sunday that could add up to four more inches in an unusual one-two weather punch. Temperatures are expected to hover around freezing into next week, leaving transportation officials worried about icy roads […]
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Portland woman guilty of stealing nearly $1 million

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal jury has found a Portland woman guilty of stealing nearly $1 million from her Oregon foster care agency that was primarily funded by state and federal governments. Mary Holden Ayala was also found guilty Thursday of money laundering and filing false income tax returns. From at least 2008 to […]
Tags: News, Oregon, Portland, Northwest, Ore AP, Mary Holden Ayala

McCollum has 30 points and Blazers beat the Spurs 127-118

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers, and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss with a 127-118 victory on Thursday night. Damian Lillard added 24 points and nine assists for the Blazers, who were coming off a loss at home to Miami but […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spurs, Portland, Miami, San Antonio Spurs, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard, McCollum, Ore AP

Oregon art college to close after 112 years

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon College of Art and Craft will close its doors in May after a 112-year history after suffering from low enrollment and administrative turnover in recent years. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports Friday that talks with Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland State University and other entities over the past year […]
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Da Silva scores 23, Stanford overwhelms Oregon State 83-60

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oscar da Silva tied a career-high with 23 points and had nine rebounds and seven assists as Stanford handled Oregon State 83-60 on Thursday night. Josh Sharma added 20 points and eight rebounds and Daejon Davis had 11 points with three 3-pointers for the Cardinal (12-10, 5-5), who have won four […]
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Haws, Childs help BYU hand Portland 11th straight loss 83-48

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — T.J. Haws scored 22 points, Yoeli Childs added 17 points with 11 rebounds and BYU handed Portland its 11th straight loss, 83-48 on Thursday night. The Cougars (15-10, 7-3 West Coast Conference) had their best defensive half of the season, holding the Pilots (7-18, 0-10) to 21 points in the first […]
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Longtime AP reporter, broadcast editor dead at 59

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Annie Shooman, a longtime Associated Press reporter and broadcast editor who was known for her work ethic and infectious optimism, has died. Shooman, 59, died Tuesday in a hospital outside Portland, Oregon, from complications of multiple sclerosis, a disease she had wrestled with for more than two decades, said her close […]
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Police: Man admitted killing cancer-stricken wife

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man admitted to killing his wife in a note to his two sons, saying she was suffering from terminal cancer. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Michael D. Winchester, 52, of Lake Oswego is suspected of killing Heidi A. Winchester, 50, on Jan 30. Their 18-year-old son initially told dispatchers […]
Tags: News, Portland, Northwest, Lake Oswego, Ore AP, Michael D Winchester, Heidi A Winchester

Oregon man pleads not guilty to child sex abuse charges

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he raped and sexually abused an infant girl. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports 30-year-old Edd Sterling Lahar was arraigned last week in Benton County Circuit Court on 25 felony counts, including sex abuse, rape, sodomy, and using a child in a display […]
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2 suffer minor injuries in single-engine plane crash

AURORA, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a pilot and passenger suffered minor injuries when a Piper Malibu Mirage crash landed south of Portland in Aurora. Marion County Sheriff’s Lt. Chris Baldridge says deputies were called to the Aurora Airport at 3:35 p.m. Wednesday. Baldrige says initial investigation shows that the pilot was trying to land […]
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Police investigate suspicious death near Portland bridge

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after finding a man’s body on a concrete landing near the Morrison Bridge in Portland. The Portland Police Bureau says officers responded Tuesday afternoon to a report that a man had been found dead near one of the bridge’s east pillars. Members of the Detective Division’s Homicide Detail […]
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Intel confirms plans for Oregon factory

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Intel has acknowledged it will soon start building a massive new semiconductor factory in Hillsboro. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the company told about 50 residents living near its Ronler Acres campus that it will build a third phase of its massive D1X manufacturing complex, confirming a newspaper report last month. Intel also […]
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Slocum lifts No. 9 Oregon State over No. 14 Utah 71-63

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Destiny Slocum scored 20 points and No. 9 Oregon State used a strong fourth quarter to beat 14th-ranked Utah 71-63 on Sunday. Mikayla Pivec and Aleah Goodman each scored 12 points for the Beavers (19-3, 9-1 Pac-12). Megan Huff had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Sarah Porter added 11 points […]
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