Gresham police are asking for help finding a missing 68-year-old woman who was last seen Wednesday morning. Kristina Koa has dementia and responds to Kris, police said. She was last seen wearing light green scrub pants and a red sweatshirt, according to police. Koa stands approximately 5-foot-6, weighs 150 pounds and has blond hair and blue eyes.
Tide tables are charts that tell you what time each day’s low and high tides will occur for a given location. For the uninitiated, they might be difficult to find and even trickier to read. Tyler Kranz, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Portland, said whether it’s the super low tides of summer or the storm surges of winter, knowing how high the water will be and when, is crucial to staying safe on the Oregon coast.
The goal seemed attainable if a bit optimistic two weeks ago, when state officials said they would lift most masking and distancing requirements when 70% of Oregonians 18 and older had been at least partially vaccinated. As of Friday, 68.5% of adults have received at least one dose, leaving just 51,616 people in need of vaccinations to reach the threshold, according to the Oregon Health Authority.
COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — A man sought in the killings of three people after a hit-and-run crash near a casino and a shooting at a marijuana dispensary in a small Oregon city was still at large Saturday. The suspect, who was considered armed and dangerous, was not found after a manhunt Friday, Coos County District Attorney Paul Frasier said.
The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced five COVID-19 deaths and 315 coronavirus cases. The 2,747th fatality is a 73-year-old Deschutes County man who tested positive June 2 and died June 6 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. Oregon’s 2,748th death is an 89-year-old Clatsop County woman who tested positive April 11 and died June 1 at her residence.
The Oregon Health Authority on Friday announced five COVID-19 deaths and 315 coronavirus cases. The 2,747th fatality is a 73-year-old Deschutes County man who tested positive June 2 and died June 6 at St. Charles Bend Hospital. Video: Six cases of COVID-19 variant linked to India, now in Oregon (KPTV Portland)
The Oregonian/OregonLive’s review of Washington County dispatch audio shows police were dispatched to the Gales Creek Campground about 2:49 p.m. and the second call came in about 2:58 p.m., about nine minutes later. The urgent calls touched off a manhunt for convicted felon Jedaiah Lunn, 36, that involved multiple police agencies and ended hours later when Lunn was captured on Sauvie Island.
Washington County will give $10,000 to 10 adults vaccinated against COVID-19, as part of new lottery
County officials say all adults immunized with at least one dose of coronavirus vaccine will be eligible to win the $10,000 awards. All partially or fully vaccinated youth ages 12 to 17 will be eligible for the college scholarships. Roughly 372,000 Washington County residents age 12 and older are eligible for the county’s lotteries for prize money or scholarships because they’ve received at least one dose.
The Portland area will see a variety of Juneteenth events this weekend, ranging from art installations to barbecues. Juneteenth is the holiday celebrating June 19, 1865, the day, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed, that enslaved people in Texas were finally told they had been freed.
Portland Timbers and Thorns opening to 80% capacity this weekend: What to know about tickets, vaccination checks, masks and more
“It. Will. Be. Loud.” But it’s going to be a vastly different weekend than it was 15 1/2 months ago, with a new rules and protocols surrounding everything from entering the venue to buying a beer. The biggest, of course, is that spectators 16 years and older must be vaccinated to attend and will be required to show proof of vaccination before entering Providence Park.
Oregon bill passed to offer 60-day eviction protection for those who have applied for housing assistance
The Oregon House voted unanimously to pass Senate Bill 278, which will provide a 60-day grace period to Oregonians who cannot pay their rent in July. The rent moratorium due to COVID-19 will end at the end of June for Oregonians, but with the passage of SB 278, if an Oregonian can provide paperwork to their landlord proving they applied for federal housing assistance, the landlord cannot evict them for not paying for an additional 60 days.
“Who has my pig?” That’s the crucial question posed by Nicolas Cage in the new trailer for his upcoming movie “Pig.” The drama, also produced by Cage, follows an Oregonian former chef and mushroom enthusiast who lives in the forest with his beloved truffle-hunting pig, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The old building on Southeast 122nd Avenue had once been home to a Fred Meyer serving a generation of World War II veterans and their families. Later, it was repurposed as a Fabric Depot with a cult following among crafters. Ulmaskhon Rustamova was among those who arrived in the morning, finally ready to get a shot.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officers who serve on a specialized crowd control unit in Portland, Ore., who have responded to the city’s ongoing, often violent protests have resigned en masse after criminal charges were filed against a team member. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the officers on the Rapid Response Team voted to resign from the team during a meeting Wednesday night.
Gov. Kate Brown line-item vetoes $200 million in Oregon schools budget, says lawmakers shouldn’t tap savings account
Oregon lawmakers who want to spend $9.3 billion on schools over the next two years will have to find a big chunk of funding in the remaining days of the legislative session, after Gov. Kate Brown line-item vetoed their use of money in a savings account created to serve as a buffer against economic downturns.
Dutch Bros, the drive-through chain of coffee stands based in Grants Pass, says it has filed for an initial public offering after years of rapid growth. It could be Oregon’s first major IPO since 2004. Founded in 1992, Dutch Bros now operates nearly 470 stores in 11 states, stretching from Seattle to San Antonio, where the franchise chain is in the process of opening its newest location.
The Oregon Health Authority on Tuesday reported 314 new coronavirus cases and seven COVID-19 deaths, with state officials now offering a clearer picture about how many people still must be vaccinated before nearly all coronavirus restrictions will be lifted. About 65,000 unvaccinated adults must receive at least a first dose before Gov.
Usually, when a seat becomes vacant in the middle of a term, it’s clear that it won’t be filled by the person who most recently held it. They’ve either voluntarily retired, been promoted to a higher office, or in some cases, passed away.
Grand jury indicts Portland police officer on assault charge stemming from use of baton during protest last summer
A Multnomah County grand jury Tuesday returned an indictment against a Portland police officer accusing him of striking a protester in the head with a baton last summer. It marked the first time an officer has been prosecuted stemming from force used during a protest, and only the second time in county history an officer has been indicted for force used on duty.