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S. Oregon man with medical marijuana gets 12 years in prison

CANTON, Miss. (AP) - A Southern Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing medical marijuana. The Clarion Ledger reports 46-year-old Patrick Beadle was originally convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to eight years in prison without parole. Beadle's atto


Oregon father gets 12-year prison sentence for possession of medical cannabis

An Oregon man has received a 12-year prison sentence in Mississippi for possession of medical cannabis. Patrick Beadle, 46, says the nearly three pounds of cannabis in his possession was purchased legally in Oregon to treat chronic pain in his knees from playing college basketball, and that he has a


Police ID woman found dead in cove along Oregon Coast

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. - The woman found dead Sunday in a cove north of God's Thumb on the Oregon Coast has been identified, Oregon State Police said. Tips to a hotline helped investigators identified the deceased as 63-year-old Satin Fever Star of Lincoln City. She was also known as Kahrin Jean McDonal


A mileage tax for non-gasoline vehicles? Oregon plan mentioned as possibility

Ohio lawmakers may one day have other transportation revenue options besides a gas tax, but that day doesn’t appear to be in the near future. Thursday, Gov. Mike DeWine will propose raising the state’s 28-cent gas tax by 18 cents, and lawmakers have been asking whether alternatives exist.


Massive ‘ARkStorm’ flood could devastate Oregon and California: Morning Briefing for Wednesday, Feb. 20

Subscribe to get the Morning Briefing newsletter delivered to your email inbox weekdays at 7 a.m. WEATHER WORRIES: California now worries about the massive “ARkStorm” flood, which could also devastate Oregon. Read more.


Editorial: Cap and trade would victimize rural Oregon

Many Americans worry about the changing climate, but what adds to those worries is a sense of helplessness. What specifically, can any person — or group — do to slow or stop the changing climate?


Oregon man accused of luring teen arrested after SUV gets stuck in snow, officials say

An Oregon man accused of luring a 13-year-old girl from her home was arrested Tuesday after a rental vehicle he was in with the teen got stuck in deep snow and he had to call for help, authorities said.


Oregon man saw Idahoans trespassing, so he held them at gunpoint until police arrived

An Oregon man helped local law enforcement detain two Idahoans accused of trespassing in a Baker County residence on Monday, according to a news release. The Baker County Sheriff’s Office said in a release that Lessie and Olive Phillips noticed an unfamiliar car parked in the driveway of their neigh


Oregon Senate passes rent control bill

SALEM, Oregon — A bill to control rent prices and no-cause evictions in Oregon is drawing a lot of support. However, while some landlords support it, others don’t think it will work.


Oregon driver sentenced to 12 years for ‘most extreme reckless’ killing of cyclist

BEND — An Oregon woman was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison Tuesday for hitting and killing a cyclist while driving under the influence. KTVZ-TV reports Deschutes County Circuit Judge Michael Adler sentenced 42-year-old Shantel Witt, telling the court that it was the “most extreme reckless


Police identify woman found dead on Oregon Coast

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. -- Police have identified the woman whose body was found in the Pacific Ocean near Lincoln City Feb. 17. Oregon State Police said based on tips they received through the hotline, the woman has been identified as Satin Fever Star, also known as Kahrin Jean McDonald, 63, of Lincoln


Yeager Shots: Texas Tech takes Game 3 over Oregon

The No. 3 Texas Tech Red Raiders battled well in their 6-4 win over Oregon, which clinches no worse than a split in the four-game series. Oregon jumped out to 3-0 and 4-1 leads over Tech and looked to be in command behind the tricky pitching of starter Cullen Kafka. The Duck hurler no-hit the Red Ra


Oregon Could Be Legalizing Lane Splitting This Year

The Oregon Legislative Assembly is set to consider a bill that would legalize the practice of lane splitting by motorcyclists. Accordingly, House Bill 2314 aims to allow motorcyclists and moped riders the ability to ride between vehicles in traffic, under certain sensible conditions.


Troopers ID woman found dead off Oregon coast as Lincoln City resident

A woman whose body was recovered Sunday from the Pacific Ocean off the Oregon coast has been identified as a 63-year-old Lincoln City resident. Satin Fever Star had last been seen Feb. 11, according to the Oregon State Police. The agency said her death doesn’t appear suspicious and that there’s no k


Son of chef killed at Oregon Culinary Institute sues victim’s wife charged with murder

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - The son of a chef who was killed at the Oregon Culinary Institute has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the victim’s wife, a romance novelist charged with murder.


Beavers Sweep Civil War with 72-57 win over Oregon

Inside a sold-out Gill Coliseum on Saturday, Oregon State completed a season sweep of the Oregon Ducks. The 352nd playing of the heated Civil War series saw the Beavers pull away in the second half to secure a 72-57 victory over their bitter rivals. With the win, Oregon State improves to 16-8 overal


Recap: Oregon State Baseball Throttles Minnesota, Move to 3-0

The new Beavers lineup is quickly getting into a groove early in the season and squashing any rumors about if they can score like last year’s team. For the third consecutive game, Oregon State quickly surrendered the lead in the first inning off an RBI double to give Minnesota a quick 1-0 lead. Sam


Oregon Getting Close to Becoming First State to Change Legal Voting Age to 16

Oregon could be the first state in the U.S. to lower its voting age to 16 under plans unveiled by lawmakers. Known as Joint Senate Resolution 22, the new bill aims to amend the Oregon Constitution to lower the voting age down from 18. If passed, the decision on whether to allow 16 and 17 year-olds t


Troopers identify woman found dead off Oregon coast near 'God's Thumb'

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. – State police identified the woman who was found dead off the Oregon coast on Sunday as a 63-year-old woman from Lincoln City. Officials said Satin Fever Star (also known as Kahrin Jean McDonald was last seen on February 11.


Man, 37, is arrested on sex charges after he lured a 13-year-old girl from Washington and drove with her to Oregon, then called police for help when their car got stuck in the snow

Oregon police have arrested a man who called for help after he got stuck in the snow and authorities found a 13-year-old girl he had allegedly lured from her Washington home inside.