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Recent articles by Amanda:

Hillsboro man’s homicide remains unsolved; reward offered

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest in the case of a Hillsboro man’s unsolved homicide. → Read More

Police identify man struck and killed by MAX train

Police released the identity Tuesday of a person who was fatally struck by a MAX train in Portland Friday night. → Read More

One dead, juvenile in custody after Vancouver trailer park shooting

A gunshot wound victim drove away from the crime scene before crashing, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. → Read More

Two boats catch fire, one sinks on Columbia River

Two recreational boats caught fire on the Columbia River near Vancouver Sunday, the Vancouver Fire Department said. → Read More

The Big Float returns for 10th and final time

When the inflatable rafts cast off from Tom McCall Waterfront Park on July 10, it will be the final voyage of Portland’s annual Big Float event. → Read More

Takeaways from Day 19 of the Nancy Brophy murder trial

Prosecutors continued calling witnesses on the 19th day of the Nancy Crampton Brophy murder trial. → Read More

Portland year-to-date average home prices top $600K for first time ever

With decreased supply and ongoing demand, year-to-date average home sale prices in Portland went above $600,000 for the first time ever in April. → Read More

Where to drop your ballot in Portland, Salem metro areas

Primary Election Day is approaching quickly in Oregon. Voters will need to either drop their completed ballot in a drop box or mail it by May 17. → Read More

Two tornados in one day cause damage in Eastern Oregon

Not one, but two tornadoes occurred in Umatilla County Friday, the National Service confirmed Monday. → Read More

Takeaways from day 17 of the Nancy Brophy murder trial

Nancy Crampton Brophy did not meet the criteria for any psychiatric or psychological diagnosis, according to a psychologist who testified for the defense Tuesday. → Read More

Six takeaways from day 16 of the Nancy Brophy murder trial

With a stiff upper lip, Nancy Crampton Brophy was not one to show emotion in public – even after her husband was found fatally shot inside the Oregon Culinary Institute, family members close to her said. → Read More

Farmers can now apply for Oregon’s Disaster Assistance Program

Oregon farmers and ranchers who experienced financial losses due to natural disasters in 2021 can apply for financial relief through the Oregon Disaster Assistance Program starting Monday. → Read More

Were Brophys in financial ruin? Witness says no

The Brophys’ financial situation might not have been as bleak as the prosecution’s witness made it out to be, according to a financial expert who testified for the defense in Nancy Crampton Brophy’s murder trial Tuesday. → Read More

Can masks be kept out of trash? WSU has an innovative idea

Single-use masks could prove a useful material in reinforcing concrete cement, WSU researchers say. → Read More

Doggone rescue: Blue heeler falls down buried pipe

Using heavy equipment and shovels, firefighters in Gaston rescued a 12-year-old blue heeler that fell down a drainage pipe Sunday morning. → Read More

Anglers will get paid more to catch a certain type of fish in 2022

Oregon and Washington anglers could be reeling in more cash this year after the Bonneville Power Administration announced it will increase the bounty for northern pikeminnow. → Read More

Oregon isn’t the most bike-friendly state, here’s which state came on top

Plenty of people prefer riding on two wheels instead of four in Oregon – and for good reason! The League of American Bicyclists recently ranked Oregon as the most bicycle friendly state on the west coast, and the second-most bicycle friendly state in the U.S. → Read More

Lizzo announces Portland stop in upcoming ‘Special’ tour

With a new, highly-anticipated album set to be released in a few months, Lizzo further increased the hype Monday by announcing the dates and locations for an upcoming tour. → Read More

6 takeaways from Day 11 of the Nancy Brophy murder trial

The Brophys were in financial distress, according to a police investigative accountant who testified in the 11th day of Nancy Crampton Brophy’s murder trial Wednesday. → Read More

OSAA places Molalla High School on probation as result of reported racism

Molalla High School is on probation for one year and required to take steps to ensure its students do not commit acts of racism in the future, after an incident that occurred at a boys basketball game in January. → Read More