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Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Noelle:

Man now says he’s ‘proud’ of Christmas call dig at Biden, promotes lie that Trump won

Despite telling The Oregonian/OregonLive on Saturday that he was not a “Trumper” and the comment was in jest, Jared Schmeck said Monday he’s “proud” of using the conservative dig against Biden at the end of a live streamed Santa tracker call and called the moment “pretty darn funny.” → Read More

No Mercy - The Oregonian

Tania Culver Humphrey says her father, Mercy Corps founder Ellsworth Culver, sexually abused her for years. Where was Mercy Corps? → Read More

Oregon fire marshal Jim Walker abruptly resigns after being put on leave amid historic wildfires

The Oregon State Police on Saturday announced Fire Marshal Jim Walker had been put on paid administrative leave. Then, later in the day, the state police announced its superintendent had accepted a resignation offer from Walker. → Read More

Oregon wildfires on Wednesday: Gov. Kate Brown says state could see largest losses ever

High temperatures and strong winds on Wednesday continued to create disastrous fire conditions across Oregon, as hundreds of thousands of acres were scorched and thousands fled their homes. → Read More

Portland protests draw thousands Thursday, no state, federal police in sight

It was the first night of relative calm in weeks, since the escalation of force against protesters by federal officers. → Read More

Video Shows Oregon Deputy Tackle Man in Courtroom Altercation

A Clackamas County sheriff's deputy swiftly subdued a man who wouldn't acknowledge his identity in court last year, then drove him to the ground as the man shouted in confusion. → Read More

3 Jefferson County jail employees indicted in inmate death

Michael Christopher Durkan, 53, Cory Lucinda Skidgel, 42, and Anthony Joseph Hansen, 33, were each charged with a single count of criminally negligent homicide, a felony that carries up to five years in prison. Durkan and Skidgel are deputies; Hansen is a corporal. → Read More

Oregon grants transgender inmate's request to move to women's prison

Michalle Wright, 27, who has identified as a woman since 16, had requested a transfer from the Oregon State Correctional Institution in Salem. She's been moved to Coffee Creek Correctional Institution in Wilsonville, where agency officials said she will be housed in the general population. → Read More

Lawsuit asks state to stop new law that cuts sentences for ID thieves

The unusual suit targets House Bill 3078, which was signed into law this year and changes parts of Measure 57, the 2008 voter-approved initiative that cracked down on repeat property thieves and drug offenders. Measure 57 sets tougher recommended sentences for repeat property offenders and mandatory sentences for some drug crimes. → Read More

UCC shooting: New gun law may have applied to deeply troubled shooter

Despite Christopher Harper-Mercer's long history of struggles with serious, sometimes debilitating, mental health problems, nothing in state and federal law prohibited the troubled man from buying a gun. → Read More

Former Clackamas County sheriff's lieutenant threatens suit over porn inquiry

Jeff Davis, 49, who was laid off from the Sheriff's Office earlier this year, is now talking about suing the county for violating his free speech rights and inflicting emotional distress. → Read More

Man removed MAX victim's wedding ring as he lay dying, police say

At the time of his arrest, George Ellwood Tschaggeny was wearing the wedding band belonging to Rick John Best, 53, police spokesman Sgt. Pete Simpson said. → Read More

Surviving victim of Portland MAX train attack got critical medical aid from fourth Samaritan

Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, on Sunday continued to recover from knife wounds to his neck. → Read More

Oregon collects $25.5 million in marijuana taxes since start of the year

The state has collected about $25.5 million in marijuana taxes in the first six months of the year and is on track to meet state economists' projections. → Read More

Oregon reviewing nearly 1,300 applications for marijuana businesses

Leslie Kleinkopf, an inspector with the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, does two to three marijuana inspections a day, looking for all the ways pot can leak out of a system that regulators spent more than a year creating and get into the black market. "We don't want the whole market to walk out the door," she said. → Read More

Search underway for four overdue rafters on Sandy River

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Tuesday is coordinating a search of the Sandy River for four overdue rafters. The four men were supposed to meet two friends at Dabney State Park. Originally all six people started out on the trip... → Read More

Late night fire damages Tualatin restaurant

A passerby reported smoke billowing from the roof of Miller's Homestead Restaurant on McEwan Road just before midnight, according to Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue officials. → Read More

Marijuana has no medical value, will stay classified as dangerous drug, DEA rules

The agency in its announcement said it consulted with the U.S. Health and Human Services Department in making its decision. The review came in response to requests from the governors of Rhode Island and Washington, who asked the federal government to remove cannabis from its list of Schedule I substances. → Read More

Beaverton police ask for help searching for missing teen

Elinde Mendez left his home at the Allenwood Apartments at approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday. He had $5 to and planned stop at a taco truck on Southwest Allen Boulevard. → Read More

Police ID suspect in Gladstone police shooting

Jeffrey C. Giddings, who was on a bicycle, was stopped for an apparent municipal traffic code violation by Gladstone police Sgt. Lee Jundt about 6:30 p.m. Monday near West Gloucester Street and Risley Avenue. Giddings pulled a gun and shot Jundt in his ballistic vest; Jundt, a 20-year police veteran in Gladstone, is expected to recover. → Read More