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Name: Sarah Armento
Date registered: May 23, 2012

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  1. Richardson Gets Independent Party Nod — July 21, 2014
  2. Police Investigate Deadly Hwy 126 Crash — July 20, 2014
  3. Colorado Lightning Strikes Kill 2 — July 13, 2014
  4. Fire Burns Timber, Threatens Homes — July 13, 2014
  5. National Night Out Seeks Volunteers — July 12, 2014

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  1. Fatal Semi Crash Closes I-5 Ramp — 12 comments
  2. Judge Strikes Down Same-Sex Marriage Ban — 6 comments
  3. Body Pulled From McKenzie River — 5 comments
  4. Interview: Sen. Ron Wyden — 3 comments
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Richardson Gets Independent Party Nod

SALEM, Ore. – The Independent Party of Oregon is announcing its support for Dennis Richardson in this November’s gubernatorial race. Richardson, a Central Point representative, recently won out among registered independents in a survey conducted by the party — 677 votes compared to John Kitzhaber’s 413. That means Richardson can list the independent party endorsement … Continue reading »

Police Investigate Deadly Hwy 126 Crash

VIDA, Ore. — A Blue River woman is dead after an early-morning crash on Highway 126. Police say a Toyota Camry was driving eastbound at about 1:45 a.m. Sunday when it crossed the center line. The car’s driver over-corrected and crashed into a ditch near milepost 30. Police say the driver, 40-year-old Jennifer Coach, was … Continue reading »

Colorado Lightning Strikes Kill 2

(CNN) – Lightning strikes killed two people in two days in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, said Kyle Patterson, public information officer at the park. Both strikes hit the people on trails off Trail Ridge Road at elevations of 10,829 and 11,400 feet, Patterson said. On Saturday afternoon, lightning hit four people near Rainbow Curve … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Timber, Threatens Homes

LAKEVIEW, Ore. – Around 2 p.m. today, a wildfire broke out in the Moccasin Hills subdivision north of Sprague River, Oregon. Currently, the fire is reported to be around 75 acres burning on private land in heavy timber and brush and threatening structures. The following interagency resources are presently assigned to this incident: 19 engines, … Continue reading »

National Night Out Seeks Volunteers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — National Night Out is on August 5, but Saturday volunteers with the Springfield Police Department were working to spread the word early. They set up several booths at the Springfield Summer Fair at Island Park for the National Night Out Kickoff event. Organizers say it’s all about developing relationships with your neighbors … Continue reading »

Woman Arrested for Shooting Husband

WILDERVILLE, Ore. — Oregon State Police have arrested 35-year-old Bethanie Jones on allegations related to the shooting of her husband. Police responded to calls just before 10 p.m. Saturday on the 400 block of Waters Creek Road in Wilderville. Troopers say 35-year-old Darick Jones had been shot in the leg. Darick is not thought to have … Continue reading »

International Spotlight on Area Wineries

GOLD HILL, Ore. — Southern Oregon wineries are getting international attention thanks to a profile in one of the biggest publications in the world. The New York Times highlighted southern Oregon’s wineries and vineyards in an article this week, and called them an alternative to the Napa Valley. Local wineries said the region grows a … Continue reading »

Girl Injured at 4th of July Parade

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a young girl was severely injured during the Harrisburg 4th of July parade. Deputies say the 7-year-old girl jumped off the float she was on with her dad. She fell, and then was ran over by a 10-foot single-axle trailer. The girl was taken to RiverBend Hospital … Continue reading »

Living River Celebration Kicks Off

COBURG, Ore. — Crews are getting ready for this weekend’s Living River Celebration at Green Island near Coburg. It’s where the Willamette and McKenzie rivers come together. The McKenzie River Trust is holding its annual, free event. There will be tree climbing, birding, self-guiding walks, canoeing, and Ninkasi beer and music. “This is an opportunity … Continue reading »

Firework Stands are Up

SPRINGFIELD Ore. – The Fourth of July is still more than two weeks away, but fireworks tents are already popping up around town. The first ones showed up Tuesday around Gateway Loop. They will sell all type of fireworks, beginning on Monday, June 23, the first day legal fireworks can be sold in the state … Continue reading »

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