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In Baker County, around 1900-05, another massacre of Chinese immigrants? - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Sun, 10/19/2008 - 00:17

In Baker County, around 1900-05, another massacre of Chinese immigrants?
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
SUMPTER -- Oregon may have had a second Chinese massacre more than a decade after the notorious 1887 mass murder of as many as 31 Chinese gold miners in Hells Canyon of the Snake River. An old story has it that as many as 18 Chinese immigrants ...

Rock Creek shooter gets assault conviction - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Fri, 10/10/2008 - 12:09

Rock Creek shooter gets assault conviction
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
A Washington County jury found a Troutdale man guilty of first-degree assault Wednesday, saying he shot his friend in the leg after taking offense to a hard foul during a one-on-one basketball game in a Rock Creek park. Joseph Tedrick, 22, stood trial ...

Portland loan officer pleads guilty in mortgage fraud - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Thu, 10/02/2008 - 21:18

Portland loan officer pleads guilty in mortgage fraud
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Marty Ray Folwick, the Portland man who put together more than 70 fraudulent mortgage deals during the housing boom, pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of bank fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. Prosecutors recommended that Folwick serve 62 ...

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Dried Red Tomatoes Easy, tasty and safe ways to make and use summer's bounty - Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 11:31

Dried Red Tomatoes Easy, tasty and safe ways to make and use summer's bounty
Hillsboro Argus - OregonLive.com
It is easy to create the flavor and aroma of dried tomatoes at home at a fraction of the cost of the imports. All you need is access to a food dehydrator, your oven or even a sunny day. The Oregon State University Extension Family Food Program ...

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Identity theft scam tough to spot, but caution always pays - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Sat, 09/06/2008 - 21:22

Identity theft scam tough to spot, but caution always pays
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Identity thieves attempt to wangle information out of unsuspecting consumers through e-mail, phone calls, the U.S. Postal Service and now cell-phone text messages. Most folks, aware of such attempts, are growing increasing suspicious. They're also ...

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Man suspected in scam at bank gives himself up - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Sat, 09/06/2008 - 21:22

Man suspected in scam at bank gives himself up
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
A man suspected of posing as an armed security guard to bilk bank customers of cash outside the Wells Fargo branch at Washington Square turned himself in Friday to Tigard police. Sterling W. Hooten, a boyish looking 20-year-old from Vancouver, was ...

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Jim Howland, a founder of CH2M Hill, dies - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/29/2008 - 22:05

Jim Howland, a founder of CH2M Hill, dies
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Jim Howland, one of the founders of an international engineering firm in Corvallis after World War II, died Thursday in his home there. He was 92. Along with fellow Oregon State University engineering graduates Holly Cornell and Burke Hayes and ...

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Woman charged in Portland prostitution-linked killing - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 08/18/2008 - 21:29

Woman charged in Portland prostitution-linked killing
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A young woman who was picked up on prostitution-related charges last Wednesday is now behind bars, accused of fatally stabbing a man she said was trying to get her to work for him as a streetwalker on Southeast 82nd Avenue. Police say Donyel Helen ...

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Fred Meyer prefers locally grown, but it's a challenge - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Sat, 08/09/2008 - 21:22

Fred Meyer prefers locally grown, but it's a challenge
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
In recent years, Fred Meyer Stores, a Kroger Co. subsidiary with a Portland headquarters, has expanded its offering of local produce and currently stocks 70 types of fruits, vegetables and herbs grown by farmers in Oregon and Washington. "People just ...

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Time for Oregon to cash in Columbia water? - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Sat, 08/09/2008 - 21:21

Time for Oregon to cash in Columbia water?
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
When parched Southwest states recently considered ways they might bring more water to the overtaxed Colorado River, they imagined snaking a fiberglass straw up the Pacific coast and sipping from the Columbia River. That's probably a pipe dream, but it ...

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Troublesome convenience store in downtown Portland staying open - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/08/2008 - 21:25

Troublesome convenience store in downtown Portland staying open
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Despite objections from Mayor Tom Potter, police and the Portland Business Alliance, Peterson's Convenience Store in downtown Portland is getting a reprieve. Commissioners Dan Saltzman, Nick Fish and Sam Adams all support a last-chance deal that will ...

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Tremayne Durham gets life sentence - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 08/06/2008 - 21:25

Tremayne Durham gets life sentence
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Tremayne Durham became known as the fried chicken killer because his agreement to plead guilty to aggravated murder last month hinged on him getting a KFC and Popeyes smorgasbord. At Durham's sentencing Wednesday, the family of the man Durham ...

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Steve Duin talks of family patriarch's trials in shadow of plane crash - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 08/06/2008 - 21:25

Steve Duin talks of family patriarch's trials in shadow of plane crash
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
H ave I sinned? What have I done to you, O watcher of men? Why have you set me as your target, so that I am a burden to myself? (Job 7:20). On the most basic levels -- our faith in the sanctuary of a summer's day at the beach, or our fear of the ...

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Ex-Oregon official loses 3 grandkids in Gearhart plane crash - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Tue, 08/05/2008 - 21:26

Ex-Oregon official loses 3 grandkids in Gearhart plane crash
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
GEARHART -- All three of the children who died when a small airplane crashed into a beach house Monday in Gearhart are the grandchildren of a former Oregon attorney general. Lee Johnson, who also was a circuit and appellate judge and served as chief ...

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Nike's focus on keeping costs low causes poor working conditions, critics say - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 08/04/2008 - 22:14

Nike's focus on keeping costs low causes poor working conditions, critics say
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Nike contract factories will abuse workers, critics say, as long as the company forces the plants to make shoes and apparel for ever-lower prices. "As long as they continue to pay sweatshop prices," says Scott Nova, executive director of the Worker ...

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Nike's focus on keeping costs low causes poor working conditions, critics say - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 08/04/2008 - 22:14

Nike's focus on keeping costs low causes poor working conditions, critics say
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Nike contract factories will abuse workers, critics say, as long as the company forces the plants to make shoes and apparel for ever-lower prices. "As long as they continue to pay sweatshop prices," says Scott Nova, executive director of the Worker ...

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Plane crashes into Oregon coast house; 5 dead - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 08/04/2008 - 21:36

Plane crashes into Oregon coast house; 5 dead
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
GEARHART -- Flip-flops on damp sand and the murmur of early duffers at the golf course make up the ordinary August morning soundtrack in this cozy resort town. But dawn broke Monday to an entirely different cacophony: the sputter of a failing ...

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Oregon blueberry acreage rises with demand - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Mon, 08/04/2008 - 00:00

Oregon blueberry acreage rises with demand
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Increased worldwide demand for blueberries has led Oregon farmers to increase their acreage planted with the popular fruit, which is said to provide some health benefits because of its antioxidant properties. Despite a cool spring and poor ...

Food origin labels will cost $$$ - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Fri, 08/01/2008 - 21:27

Food origin labels will cost $$$
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Two months from now, shoppers shouldn't have to wonder about the country of origin of beef, chicken, fresh produce, and frozen fruits and vegetables, among other products, in grocery aisles. After tortured legislative negotiations dating back to 2002 ...

Portland adults can learn to swim, too - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

Wed, 07/30/2008 - 21:29

Portland adults can learn to swim, too
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
When you're a kid, learning the front crawl is a summer rite of passage. When you're 30, like I am, it has the potential to be very embarrassing. Consider my second day of beginner swim class this summer at Northeast Portland's Grant Pool. While I ...

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