3rd AP Oregon News Minute

June 5, 2013 9:58 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – The Hillsboro City Council has approved a city code change to allow wildlife patrols to discharge weapons on airport property. KOIN reports it will allow the patrols to kill birds, deer or coyotes that threaten airplane traffic. Similar patrols can kill wildlife when necessary at Portland International Airport.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Eugene School Superintendent Sheldon Berman says the decision to send three administrators to a three-day conference in Hawaii was a mistake. He told The Register-Guard when he approved the trip he assumed it was in San Diego, not Honolulu. The trip comes as the Eugene district faces a budget shortfall of nearly $12 million and is looking at cutting three dozen teaching positions in the next school year.

ALOHA, Ore. (AP) – A May 23 town house fire in the community of Aloha has claimed a second life. The Oregonian reports the medical examiner’s office says 11-year-old Tengyuan Huo died Monday at a Portland hospital. The boy’s father, 34-year-old Gang Huo, died last week at a different hospital.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – A former Vancouver bank branch manager is accused of draining $35,000 from the account of a customer who died. The Columbian reports 40-year-old Pa Houa Vue was arrested May 24 in Boring, Ore., and is held in the Multnomah County Jail in Portland, pending extradition to Clark County. She’s facing charges of identity theft and theft. She has been fired for policy violations.

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