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  • Police warn beachgoers of explosives washing up on Oregon coast

    10/10/2022 5:41:41 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 48 replies
    KATU-TV2 ^ | Friday, October 7th 2022 | by KATU Staff
    Hand Grenade Simulator (Photo: Newport Oregon Police Department) NEWPORT, Ore. (KATU) — Police in Oregon said three explosive devices washed ashore Tuesday, prompting several calls to law enforcement. Police in Newport said they responded to three separate devices that washed up on the beach in the area, between Yaquina Bay State Park and Agate Beach. Each device was white in color and had a label attached to them that reads “Warning Explosive.” The label clearly states the item is a "Simulator, Hand Grenade M116A," with instructions to "remove safety clip from fuse lighter, carefully pull off cap until cord is...
  • Test case? State's voters to decide on nation's strictest gun control Weapon purchase would require permit, magazines over 10 rounds banned

    07/22/2022 8:58:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 79 replies ^ | 7/21/2022 1949 hrs edt | wnd news service
    Oregon voters will decide this fall on a proposal that would require a permit for gun purchases and ban magazines higher than 10 rounds, except for current owners, law enforcement and the military. Initiative 17, the Reduction of Gun Violence Act, has surpassed the minimum number of signatures required, 112,080, Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan's elections division said Monday, Fox News reported. If approved, an applicant for a gun permit would be required to complete an approved firearm safety course, pay a fee, provide personal information, submit to fingerprinting and photographing and pass a criminal background check. The National...
  • Portland Mayor Cries RACISM After Getting EPICALLY Trolled By 'Taliban' & WOKE SJW's At City Council

    03/21/2022 4:25:29 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 12 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/21/22 | Black Conservative Perspective
    On March 16, 2022, a Portland city council public meeting was trolled by actors mocking Mayor Ted Wheeler and the city's government.
  • Sen. Ron Wyden objects to how the CIA engages in secret "warrantless backdoor searches of Americans' information"

    02/10/2022 4:43:08 PM PST · by RandFan · 20 replies
    U.S. Senate ^ | Feb 10 | Sen. Ron Wyden
    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., both members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, called for new transparency about bulk surveillance conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency, following the release of documents that revealed a secret bulk collection program and problems with how the agency searches and handles Americans’ information.Wyden and Heinrich requested the declassification of a report by the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board on a CIA bulk collection program, in a letter sent April 13, 2021. The letter, which was declassified and made public today reveals that “the CIA has secretly...
  • Oregon Leftists Think Barry Washington Shooting VIDEO is Racist, Watch & You Decide

    01/17/2022 6:26:12 AM PST · by marktwain · 31 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | January 12, 2022 | Dean Weingarten
    On September 19th, 2021, Ian Cranston was with his fiancee, Allie Butler, when he was attacked causing him to shoot and kill 22-year-old Barry Washington outside a bar in Bend, Oregon.Washington had been acting erratically earlier that night. Washington had propositioned Cranston’s fiancee, inside the bar. After a second proposition had been rejected, outside the bar, Washington attacked Cranston. Cranston displayed his firearm to deter further attack. Then Washington attacked Cranston’s friend and started to come at Cranston and his fiancee again. Cranston fired one shot. Washington went down. Reportedly Cranston immediately attempted to apply first aid, but the shot...
  • Final stages of Portland's April gun violence plan set to roll out

    12/10/2021 10:31:24 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    ABC News Local ^ | December 9, 2021 | by Wright Gazaway
    PORTLAND, Ore. — Another string of shootings in Portland likely has a lot of people wondering: how long will it last? This year marks the deadliest and most violent in the city’s history, and it's not over yet. Eight months after City Council approval, the final two pieces of the city's gun violence plan are set to roll out -- a new policing unit for gun violence and $600,000 in grants for smaller community organizations addressing violence. Applications for that funding closed in the last couple of weeks. Lionel Irving, who runs Love is Stronger, is one person vying for...
  • No charges for resident who killed home invader, police say

    10/30/2021 5:02:06 AM PDT · by marktwain · 46 replies ^ | October 21, 2021 | Chelsea Hunt
    EUGENE, Ore. -- A man who shot and killed someone who was breaking into his home will not face charges, police say. The shooting happened at South Crest Apartments on Donald Street early Monday morning and it left Skyler Weisberg, 28, dead. Leading up to the incident, police said Weisberg left his home in Tillamook County sometime after 10 p.m. on Sunday. Authorities pulled him over in Polk County after he made an alleged minor traffic violation, and he told the deputy he was headed to Eugene to look for his wife. Just after 3:30 a.m., Weisberg arrived to the...
  • Shallow M5.9 earthquakes hit Gorda plate, off the coast of Oregon, U.S.

    06/05/2021 11:35:04 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 15 replies ^ | 6/5/21 | Teo Blaskovic
    Two shallow M5.9 earthquakes hit off the coast of southern Oregon, U.S. at 07:52 and 08:17 UTC on June 4, 2021, at a depth of 16.6 km (10.3 miles) and 14.5 km (9 miles), respectively. They were located around 12 km (7.4 miles) from each other and followed by 5 moderately strong aftershocks over the next 15 hours. 13 M6+ earthquakes have occurred within 200 km (124 miles) in the last 50 years. The largest of which was a M7.2 earthquake on June 15, 2005. These earthquakes occurred as the result of shallow strike-slip faulting within a deformed section of...
  • Here's why protesters say they're gathering in Portland

    01/22/2021 5:58:56 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 40 replies
    cnn ^ | 01/22/2021 | Dan Simon, Jason Kravarik and Mallika Kallingal,
    <p>"We wanted to symbolize that both parties are the oppressor," said a 25-year-old protester who wished not to be identified, fearing government reprisal. "We've all experienced firsthand that police violence is police violence regardless (of which political party holds power). ... It doesn't make a difference to the person being beaten."</p>
  • Oregon Had to Clear Parks and Streets of Staging Areas to End Riot Activity — They Did and No Rioting at Federal Courthouse on Thursday

    07/31/2020 8:39:54 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 19 replies
    RedState ^ | July 31, 2020 | Shipwreckedcrew
    I noted first for RedState readers early on Wednesday morning that serious talks had taken place on Monday and Tuesday between the Governor of Oregon and senior officials of the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security. Negotiations Under Way For Oregon To Provide Security For Portland Courthouse. Those talks included the Deputy Director of the FBI, who met with the Oregon Governor Kate Brown, likely to provide her with intelligence on the nature of the worsening threat posed by escalating levels of violence in the nightly rioting at the federal courthouse in Portland. Later in the day on Wednesday, after...
  • Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Demands a Meeting With DHS Officials to Negotiate a ‘Cease-fire’

    07/28/2020 9:10:04 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 50 replies
    RedState ^ | July 28, 2020 | Nick Arama
    Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler’s progressive delusions seem to have gotten worse since he was tear-gassed while being at the riot as other rioters were trying to set fire to the federal courthouse. Wheeler now wants to talk with the DHS about negotiating a “ceasefire” and the removal of increased federal law enforcement agents from Portland. Commissioner @JoAnnPDX and I are calling for an immediate meeting with Department of Homeland Security leadership on the ground in Portland and with Acting Secretary @DHS_Wolf to discuss a cease-fire and the removal of heightened federal forces from Portland. — Mayor Ted Wheeler (@tedwheeler) July...
  • [OREGON] Gov. Brown orders new indoor limits, outdoor masks in bid to end COVID-19 surge

    07/13/2020 10:05:31 PM PDT · by An Appeal to Heaven · 27 replies, Channel News 21 ^ | July 13, 2020 | Rhea Panela, Barney Lerten
    (Update: Adding 2nd video, poll, local reaction, Deschutes County health official comments) SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) -- In a bid to halt a surge in COVID-19 cases across Oregon, Gov. Kate Brown took two major steps Monday, banning most indoor gatherings of more than 10 people and extending the current face covering requirement to outdoor spaces where physical distance cannot be kept. She said starting Wednesday, she will extend the statewide face covering requirement to apply in all outdoor spaces where people can not stay at least six feet apart from others who are not from their own household. Brown said...
  • For Whites Only! Jim Crow Laws Return To Lincoln County, Oregon

    06/26/2020 11:00:34 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    You Tube ^ | Conservative Twins
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  • Rural Oregon Sheriff Announces County Businesses Will Reopen. His Statement is Glorious.

    05/05/2020 4:14:21 PM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies ^ | 5/5/2020 | Jeff Reynolds
    On Monday, the Sheriff of Crook County, Oregon, John Gautney, issued a statement that went viral for all the right reasons. In announcing that the county was ready to get back to work, he said that the sheriff’s office would not cite businesses that chose to reopen. Sheriff Gautney said that it didn’t make sense for small businesses to remain closed when large retailers could continue to operate with proper safety measures in place. He noted that Crook County has had a grand total of one case of CCP coronavirus, and that it was time to get back to work....
  • Gov. Kate Brown Lays Out COVID-19 Testing And Contact Tracing As Keys To Reopening Oregon

    05/03/2020 1:27:18 PM PDT · by ConjunctionJunction · 60 replies
    OPB (Oregon Public Broadcasting) ^ | May 2, 2020 | Erin Ross and Lauren Dake
    UPDATE (12 p.m. PT) – Gov. Kate Brown said on Friday a new study with 100,000 randomly selected Oregonians could shed light on how far the coronavirus has spread throughout the state and will help guide the state’s decisions to reopen the economy. It was one month ago the governor ordered everyone to stay home to help stop the spread of COVID-19. “But holy smokes, it feels a lot longer than that,” the governor said on Friday. At a press conference, Brown unveiled new details on how the state plans to expand COVID-19 testing and trace people who have been...
  • Oregon Fire Tower Bear Attack in 1958

    04/20/2020 5:40:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 19 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 17 April, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    Fire Tower Bear Attack, 1958 Black-Bear iStock-648818154 It was dark outside the little cabin near the fire tower in the Oregon mountains in 1958. Eight-year-old David Conner and his two younger sisters had gone to bed. He had not yet fallen asleep. It was quiet.His mother's screams sundered the peaceful night.  Time and memories would be divided into two parts. Before the night of the bear, and after.He jumped from the bed and scrambled toward the kitchen. The kitchen light was on. On his left was his mother. On the right was the kitchen window over the sink, with a...
  • Oregon Supreme Court Requires Changes to Dangerous Infringement Referendum

    03/10/2020 5:24:45 AM PDT · by marktwain · 2 replies
    AmmoLand ^ | 8 March, 2020 | Dean Weingarten
    On March 5, 2020, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled the dangerous referendum to require guns to be locked up, and to bypass ordinary protections of tort law where firearms are concerned, had a ballot title caption and “yes” result which did not comply with state law. From In consolidated cases, petitioners sought judicial review of the Oregon Attorney General’s certified ballot title for Initiative Petition 40 (2020) (IP 40). If enacted, IP 40 would establish requirements for securing firearms, reporting the loss or theft of firearms, and supervising minors’ use of firearms. It would also establish consequences for violating...
  • Police teams searching remote rural area for thief who fled Harper area after gunfire

    01/10/2020 6:53:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 2 replies
    Malheur Enterprise ^ | 31 December, 2019 | Pat Caldwell
    VALE – More than a dozen police officers were searching for an armed man in the high desert hills on the Harney-Malheur County line Tuesday afternoon after a theft at a local ranch went awry. Travis Johnson, Malheur County undersheriff, said deputies from the Harney County Sheriff’s Office and the Malheur County Sheriff’s Office along with the Oregon State Police are pursuing an unidentified man who stole a tractor and a side-by-side recreational vehicle from a ranch north of Harper early Tuesday morning. Johnson said the incident began at about 3:40 a.m. when a man driving a stolen pickup truck...
  • Friday Fun

    08/16/2019 5:00:55 AM PDT · by sodpoodle · 25 replies
    email from a friend | 8/16/2019 | unknown
    A man was walking down the street when he was accosted by a particularly dirty and shabby-looking homeless man who asked him for a couple of dollars for dinner The man took out his wallet, extracted ten dollars and asked, "If I give you this money, will you buy some beer with it instead of dinner?" "No, I had to stop drinking years ago,” the homeless man replied. "Will you spend this on green fees at a golf course instead of food?” the man asked. "Are you NUTS!" replied the homeless man. I haven't played golf in 20 years!" "Well,"...
  • Toddler missing, parents killed in 'apparent murder-suicide'

    07/27/2019 9:49:19 AM PDT · by bgill · 4 replies
    ktvl ^ | July 26, 2019 | staff
    MEDFORD, Ore. — A two-year-old child is missing after his parents were involved in "an apparent murder-suicide in Montana," according to the Medford Police Department. The couple, Daniel Salcido and Hannah Janiak, were first reported missing to the Medford Police Department on June 11th, 2019. The couple had a child together, Aiden Salcido... On Thursday, July 25th, 2019, Medford Police Detectives learned that the Kalispell Police Department in Montana had stopped an Oregon plated green 1996 GMC Jimmy. A man was driving with a woman in the passenger seat - they were believed to be giving false information about their...