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Coast Guard rescues hiker who fell from Ore. beach cliff

NEWPORT, Ore. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it sent a helicopter to rescue a male hiker who fell about 40 feet from a cliff on the Oregon coast.


Portland mayor makes changes ahead of Uber vote

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A pilot program allowing ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft to operate legally in Portland has taken another turn.

Activist group files ballot measure for $15 minimum wage

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A Portland-based activist group has filed paperwork for a ballot measure boosting the statewide minimum wage to $15.

Growing wolf nos. may prompt state move in Bend

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission will set ocean salmon and Pacific halibut seasons and discuss the status of wolves when it meets in Bend next Friday.


Patient suspected of selling meth from Wash. hospital bed

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a woman is suspected of dealing drugs from her Vancouver, Washington, hospital bed.

Highway 26 at Govt. Camp Loop

ODOT Trip Check

Hwy. 26 Mt. Hood flagging, closures to begin

Rockfall improvements start off with a bang next week along a three-mile section of U.S. Highway 26 on Mt. Hood west of Government Camp. Flagging, highway and trail closures protect travelers from falling and exploding rocks as rockfall work gets underway on a safety improvement project.

Tsuanmi derelict boat and yellowtail jack fish

Oregon Parks and Recreation Dept.

Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers — fish from Japanese waters — when it was spotted off the Oregon coast.

Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown

Governor seeks to turn the page in 'state of the state'

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. Kate Brown says Oregon is "through the hardest part" of the scandal that propelled her into office two months ago.


Valley man charged with murder in fire that killed father

JEFFERSON, Ore. (AP) — A Jefferson, Oregon, man has been charged with murder in the death of his father in a December fire.


Alabama officials reviewing why "military mistress" released

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities are reviewing why a sheriff's deputy released a woman who's wanted in three states and dubbed the "Military Mistress."


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