Date: 09/19/2013 10:59 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A man sent to the Oregon State Hospital in 2003 at age 15 for shooting a Clackamas County Sheriff’s deputy is about to be moved to a less restrictive facility. KOIN reports that psychiatric review board decided yesterday to allow Nick Texiera to move to a treatment facility in Pendleton. The deputy was permanently disabled by the shooting.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice has announced $4.2 million in grants for five Native American tribes in Oregon. The grants are part of $190 the department is giving to 110 tribes, Alaskan native villages and tribal groups to offer remedies to alcohol and substance abuse, and violence against women.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland-area bicyclist who survived getting hit by a MAX train has a message to other cyclists — never wear headphones while crossing a light-rail intersection. The Oregonian reports Ian Sutherland said a corner of the train hit him and his bike. He says he’s sore, but fine. He posted his warning on Reddit.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A two-alarm fire burned a house Wednesday night in downtown Salem. The fire went to two alarms to prevent it from spreading to a nearby house. A neighbor told the Statesman Journal residents made it out safely. The neighbor said the same rental house had an electrical fire last week that caused smoke damage.
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