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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 14, 2017 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

  VANCOUVER – Playing against his old team will be special for Vancouver Whitecaps striker Fredy Montero, especially if he can find his scoring touch. Montero and the offensively challenged Whitecaps will host the Seattle Sounders in a Major League Soccer match Friday at BC Place Stadium. The Colombian spent four years playing for the […]

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April 14, 2017 7:39 pm Associated Press, News

  TRACTOR FATAL Man found dead, pinned underneath tractor HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man was found dead under a small farm tractor at his home in a rural area southwest of Portland. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were called to the home in unincorporated Washington County Thursday afternoon. The sheriff’s […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 13, 2017 7:47 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — Jose Altuve hit three singles and drew two walks, helping the Houston Astros overcome an early five-run deficit and rally past the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Wednesday night. Four Houston relievers combined for five scoreless innings after starter Mike Fiers got knocked around. Tony Sipp, Brad Peacock (2-0), Luke Gregerson and […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 13, 2017 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

  PORTLAND POLICE CHIEF Mayor returns Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman to job (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s police chief has been returned to full duty by the city’s mayor. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Mayor Ted Wheeler returned Mike Marshman to duty Wednesday. The mayor says Marshman didn’t violate policy based […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 11, 2017 8:14 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton shut down Houston for the second time in a week, pitching seven innings of four-hit ball and leading the Seattle Mariners to a 6-0 win over the Astros in their home opener Monday. The Mariners rebounded nicely from Sunday’s ugly ninth-inning meltdown against the Angels when they gave up […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 11, 2017 8:13 pm Associated Press, News

  POT USER DATA-OREGON Oregon set to shield marijuana user data from US officials SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon state lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would shield the names, birthdates and other identifying information of marijuana users from being accessed by federal drug agents amid worries of heightened enforcement. The bill […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 10, 2017 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 592nd career homer and a tying two-run single in the ninth inning before Cliff Pennington’s drive to the wall capped the Los Angeles Angels’ rally from a six-run deficit for a 10-9 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Robinson Cano had a three-run homer and […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 10, 2017 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

  OREGON-PLANE CRASH Family members who died in plane crash had zest for life HARRISBURG, Ore. (AP) — The three members of a California family killed in an Oregon plane crash are being described as fun-loving go-getters with a zest for life. The Friday crash killed 42-year-old John A. Zitting; his wife, 37-year-old Karen Blackmore […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 7, 2017 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

  PORTLAND EXPLOSION-FINE Oregon company fined $4,900 for Portland natural gas blast (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon safety officials have fined a company nearly $5,000 for its role in a Portland natural gas explosion that caused an estimated $17 million in damages and seriously injured a firefighter. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

April 7, 2017 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  HOUSTON (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and Jean Segura drove in a run later in the inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros Thursday night. Dan Altavilla pitched a scoreless eighth for the win and Edwin Diaz struck out […]

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