Oregon Headlines

  • Missing Oregon woman survived on water from radiator at bottom of Big Sur cliff

    Angela Hernandez sat injured and dazed for seven days on a small craggy beach at the bottom of a cliff along central California's picturesque coastline, surviving on water from her wrecked Jeep's radiator, anxiously hoping someone would find her. Help came on Friday when a pair of hikers spotted the missing 23-year-old Oregon woman calling for help from the remote Monterey County beach in Big Sur after she vanished the prior Friday while driving from Portland to her sister's...

    SFGate
  • Hot, dry weather takes over much of West Coast

    Some of the hottest weather so far this summer is hitting parts of the West. In the last 2 days, temperatures have been near 100 degrees in the Pacific Northwest. It was 97 degrees in Portland, Oregon, and 99 degrees in Salem, Oregon, on Thursday. This hot, dry and windy weather sparked several...

    ABC News
  • Missing Oregon woman found alive, taken to hospital after deputies respond to Jeep over Highway 1 cliff

    The 23-year-old Oregon woman who was last seen south of Half Moon Bay last week was found injured but alive by a pair of passersby Friday night and taken to a hospital after her Jeep went over a cliff near Big Sur, officials said. A man and woman walking near Highway 1 in an unincorporated area of Monterey County found the missing woman with an injured shoulder Friday evening and called for help, said Monterey County Sheriff's Commander John Thornburg. Just...

    SFGate
  • WATCH: Onetime video rental giant almost down to its final store

    Alaska's two locations announced they would call it quits after the weekend, leaving a store in Oregon as the last one.

    ABC News
  • Oregon resident announced as winner of $150.4 million Powerball jackpot

    Officials announce the winner of the $150.4 million Powerball jackpot on Friday at the Oregon Lottery Headquarters.

    WCVB
  • Oregon resident announced as winner of $150.4 million Powerball jackpot

    Officials announce the winner of the $150.4 million Powerball jackpot on Friday at the Oregon Lottery Headquarters.

    KSBW
  • POT TOPICS: Blacks hit with most city pot arrests; Empty shelves at CA pot shops

    In 2017 and the first four months of 2018, 94 people were busted in Chicago for petty marijuana possession. Seventy-six of them were black.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • California Wildfires: Stoney Fire in Chico burns 150 acres overnight

    A large fire broke out late Thursday night in Chico, burning about 150 acres in about six hours, officials said. The Chico Fire Department responded to the Stoney Fire at about 10:45 p.m. in the Canyon Oaks area just south of Bidwell Park, officials said. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, also responded to the incident. As of about 5 a.m. Friday morning, the fire had burned approximately 150 acres, according to the Cal...

    SFGate
  • Oregon's medical marijuana program admits to problems

    Ineffective oversight of the state's legal medical marijuana industry has created opportunities for weed to be diverted to the black market.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Oregon’s medical marijuana program admits to problems

    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others in the industry, creating opportunities for weed … Click to Continue

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  • Alaska’s last 2 Blockbuster stores are closing, leaving just 1 in the U.S.

    Alaska's last 2 BLOCKBUSTERS closing, leaving just 1 in USA... (Second column, 29th story, link) Advertise here

    Anchorage Daily News
  • How a Tycoon and Pence Friend Helped 2 Ranchers Get Pardons

    The case of the two ranchers, Dwight and Steven Hammond, attracted the attention of Forrest Lucas, who has the ear of Vice President Mike Pence.

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  • Oregon’s medical marijuana program riddled with problems

    The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market.

    miamiherald
  • Oregon’s medical marijuana program admits to problems

    The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry conceded in a report Thursday it has not provided effective oversight of growers and others in the industry, creating opportunities for weed … Click to Continue

    thenewstribune
  • Woman who went missing off coast last seen in Monterey County

    Video footage from businesses along Highway 1 helped San Mateo County Sheriff's Office investigators determine that a missing 23-year-old Oregon woman - previously believed to have disappeared in Santa Cruz or San Mateo counties - drove as far south as Monterey County, officials said Thursday. Angela Hernandez, who was traveling down the coast from Portland to Lancaster in Southern California, drove into Monterey County on Highway 1 at about 9:30 a.m. Friday in her white 2011...

    SFGate
  • California Wildfires: End in sight for Klamathon, County fires

    An inferno that burned from California into Oregon over the last week is expected to be fully under control by Sunday as firefighters established containment lines overnight, officials said. The Klamathon Fire, which started July 5 in Siskiyou County, was 70 percent contained Thursday at 36,500 acres, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire. Throughout the week, as many as 2,299 responders have worked to establish...

    SFGate
  • County Fire in Napa, Yolo counties blamed on faulty electric fence

    California's largest active wildfire, which has prompted hundreds of evacuations in Napa and Yolo counties and rekindled terrifying memories of last year's Wine Country blazes, was caused by an improperly installed electric fence, state officials said Wednesday. The owner of the property in the rural community of Guinda was cited for illegally starting the County Fire, which began June 30. Cal Fire officials did not release the property owner's name or elaborate on what went...

    SFGate
  • The Latest: 2 pardoned ranchers arrive home in Oregon

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump pardoning two Oregon cattle ranchers convicted of arson (all times local):11:45 a.m.A father and son...

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