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Scientists and OMSI specialists will gather at Oregon State Fair fairgrounds with 9,000 spectators to watch the 2017 total solar…
08.21 / 02:09
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Monday is "E-day"! The day Eclipse fans have all been anticipating for so long. The Total Solar Eclipse finally occurs in Oregon tomorrow morning starting at 10:15 a.m. on the Oregon…
An active search and rescue mission near Strawberry Falls has been canceled.The operation was a false alarm and has been canceled, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.An individual activated a personal locator beacon in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness, 13 miles south of Prairie City, according to a Sunday afternoon press release from Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer.A ground team had been sent to the Strawberry Falls area, Palmer said in…
Silverton Fine Arts Festival proved to be a popular draw…
08.21 / 00:09
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It’s difficult to say if out-of-area eclipse visitors augmented the turnout at Aumsville Corn F…
08.21 / 00:09
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Traffic gets heavy around Madras Oregon, the center of the solar eclipse path of totality in the Beaver…
08.21 / 00:07
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Several existing fires in Oregon grew yesterday, with the greatest growth on the Chetco Bar Fire in Curry County in southwest Oregon. Overnight  strong north winds pushed the fire south, …
ABC News(NEW YORK) — Monday’s total solar eclipse will come to Americans in varying degrees of visual clarity, according to ABC News meteorologists, who say that the clearest skies are likely to appear in the Northwest in Continue Reading…
08.20 / 23:31
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Chuck Myers/MCT/Getty Images(RICHMOND, Va.) — In the wake of the unrest in Charlottesville, Virginia, that was sparked by plans to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee, the mayor of nearby Richmond said that while he respects Continue Reading…
08.20 / 23:31
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Twitter/John McCain(PHOENIX) — The boys are back. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn. — previously dubbed “The Three Amigos” by retired general David Petraeus — headed on Saturday to Continue Reading…
08.20 / 23:31
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Chicago Police(CHICAGO) — The Northwestern University professor and Oxford University financial officer accused of fatally stabbing the professor’s boyfriend in a Chicago high-rise allegedly committed the crime as part of a sexual fantasy hatched online, prosecutors said Continue Reading…
08.20 / 23:31
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She’s respected by civil rights advocates by Doug Brown Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman is getting the boot. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Monday afternoon that he’s handing the reins of the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) over to Oakland Deputy Chief Danielle Outlaw, who will become the first woman of color and the third woman to serve as Portland’s police chief on a full-time basis. Outlaw…
08.20 / 23:07
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Philip Funnell has traveled more than a million miles and visited 74 countries on motorcycle during his…
An active search and rescue mission is underway near Strawberry Falls.An individual activated a personal locator beacon in the Strawberry Mountain Wilderness, 13 miles south of Prairie City, according to a Sunday afternoon press release from Grant County Sheriff Glenn Palmer.A ground team is en route to the Strawberry Falls area, Palmer said in the release, and calls have been made to the Oregon Office of Emergency Management and the Oregon Emergency Response System for…
Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as…
08.20 / 23:04
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Gov. Kate Brown declared the Chetco Bar Fire a conflagration, which allowed the state fire marshal to mobilize resources to battle the…
08.20 / 23:04
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Heavy eclipse traffic started early on Wednesday in Prineville as visitors traveled east for the Symbiosis festival. It subsided by early Friday, however it’s now time for residents to brace themselves for when thousands of people leave the area after the event on M…
08.20 / 22:06
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The Mayor of Depoe Bay, Barbara Leff, wants eclipse enthusiasts to know that contrary to some recent reports, the town’s shops, hotels, restaurants, and even marine wildlife are more than prepared for Monday’s ecl…
08.20 / 22:06
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Police said a suspect is in custody after a victim was stabbed and a woman and child were shot on Sunday…
08.20 / 21:55
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One person was sent to the hospital with burn injuries. The cause of the garage explosion is under investigation by Marion County Fire District…
08.20 / 21:54
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