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March 8, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  VANCOUVER-OIL TERMINAL Port of Vancouver votes to extend oil terminal lease (Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com) VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Port of Vancouver has voted to continue to lease land to Vancouver Energy for its proposed oil transfer terminal while the evaluation and permitting process continues. The Columbian reports that port commissioners voted […]

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March 7, 2017 8:52 pm Associated Press, Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers-Minnesota Timberwolves game has been postponed due to a slippery court. The Timberwolves announced shortly before the scheduled tip on Monday night that the game could not be played. A combination of unseasonably warm temperatures in the Twin Cities and ice laid under the court for Disney On Ice […]

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March 7, 2017 8:49 pm Associated Press, News

UBER GREYBALL SCHEME Portland to investigate Uber scheme to thwart regulators (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Portland are calling for an investigation into Uber’s use of software to identify and reject hails from city code enforcers when it was operating illegally in the city. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the investigation […]

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March 6, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

  PEDESTRIAN KILLED Female pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Gresham GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — A 33-year-old woman was struck and killed by a driver in Gresham. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Gresham Police officers were called to the area at 1 a.m. Sunday and determined the pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle and was dead. […]

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March 3, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 33 points, including a key 3-pointer with just under three minutes to go, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied for a 114-109 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night. Alex Abrines’ 3-pointer put the Thunder in front 97-89 with 7:48 left for their biggest lead of […]

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March 3, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

AP-US-FATAL-FIRE-OREGON-THE-LATEST The Latest: Oregon mother, son succumb to injuries from fire PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and her 13-year-old son who were critically injured in a rural Oregon house fire have died. Erin Patrick with the Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s Office told The Associated Press that 38-year-old Tabitha Howell and 13-year-old Andrew […]

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

March 2, 2017 8:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryce Alford scored 29 points and No. 3 UCLA routed Washington 98-66 on Wednesday night for its eighth straight win despite losing starter TJ Leaf to injury. Lonzo Ball added 19 points, seven rebounds and eight assists for the Bruins (27-3, 14-3 Pac-12), who improved to 15-1 at home. They […]

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March 2, 2017 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

  DRUNK DRIVER SENTENCE Drunk driver who killed passenger gets 6 years in prison (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A California man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for killing his passenger in a drunken driving crash southwest of Portland last summer. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports 25-year-old Kevin […]

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

March 1, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

  AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Marcus Morris scored a career-high 37 points, including Detroit’s first seven in overtime, and the Pistons rallied from a 13-point, third-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-113 on Tuesday night. Ish Smith had 12 points, seven assists and seven steals for the Pistons. The backup point guard […]

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March 1, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  EUGENE REST STOPS Eugene council makes permanent 2 programs for homeless (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The Eugene City Council has unanimously voted to make permanent two programs that provide those without homes legal and safe places to sleep. The Register-Guard reports city councilors on Monday agreed to remove the […]

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