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Police ID pedestrian struck, killed by drivers in Gresham

Police investigate a crash that killed a pedestrian Tuesday night at Southeast 179th Avenue and Division Street. (Photo: Lincoln Graves/KATU News) GRESHAM, Ore. - Police identified a 55-year-old man as the pedestrian who died after he was hit by two vehicles in Gresham on Tuesday night. Emergency re

KATU.COM - 2017-11-22 16:07:44

Autopsy: Gresham woman found dead in Lincoln City drowned

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (KOIN) - The Gresham woman who was reported missing and found dead in Lincoln City died as a result of drowning, according to preliminary reports from the Oregon State Medical Examiner's Office. Jeanene Beck was visiting Lincoln City with her 23-year-old son who has autism. They w

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-11-22 19:47:38

Taming the DRAGON in Gresham

The most beautiful thing Angie Kautz saw while in Kunming, China? The traditional eye-dotting ceremony, which is often held before a dragon boat festival or race. The ceremony is a way to "awaken the dragon" and get him into a good and friendly mood. Those conducting it color in the eye pupils of t


Police: Foul play not suspected in Gresham woman's drowning in L - KPTV - FOX 12

The death of a Gresham woman in Lincoln City has been ruled a drowning and foul play is not suspected, according to police. Jeana Beck was reported missing late last week. Investigators said she was visiting the Oregon coast with her 23-year-old son and did not return after leaving their motel room

KPTV.COM - 2017-11-22 23:03:00

Pedestrian struck, killed in Gresham

GRESHAM, Ore. - A pedestrian was killed after getting hit by two vehicles Tuesday night in Gresham, according to police. The collision occurred at around 7:30 p.m. at Southeast 179th Avenue and Division Street. The drivers stayed at the scene and were cooperating with investigators. Southeast Divisi


Gresham police searching for occupants of crashed stolen vehicle

GRESHAM, Ore. - Gresham police officers are investigating a crash that occurred early Wednesday morning. Investigators say a stolen vehicle crashed at Northwest Birdsdale Avenue and West Powell Boulevard at 1:47 a.m. They say the occupants of the crashed vehicle fled the scene and officers did not l


Questions remain in death of Gresham woman

LINCOLN CITY - The family of a woman found dead in Lincoln City last week is still waiting to learn more about what could have caused her death. Gresham woman Jeanene Beck, 51, was found dead in a canal of the D-River that runs behind the Rodeway Inn around 9:40 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17. Beck, who h


Pedestrian hit, killed by car on SE Division in Gresham

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - A pedestrian died after being hit by a car just after 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 21. Gresham police said 2 cars were involved and both drivers are cooperating with police. Westbound traffic is blocked at SE 179th on SE Division Street. PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - A pedestrian died after b


Colony High School Band performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) Palmer's Colony High School will join 11 other bands marching in this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The band has been practicing for 18 months. The application process is pretty extensive. Band Director Jamin Burton said it included essays, performance videos and letters of

KTUU - 2017-11-23 16:50:00

Chugiak council renews objection to HLB density proposal

People in Chugiak really, really don't like a proposal to allow for higher density housing on a parcel of land located near the McDonald Center in Eagle River. At its Nov. 16 meeting, the Chugiak Community Council renewed its objection to the much-maligned proposal by the Heritage Land Bank board of


Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber executive plans departure

EAGLE RIVER - Dana Patterson is leaving her position as executive director of the Chugiak-Eagle River Chamber of Commerce in mid-December to return to her former work in continuing education at the university level. Her last official day at the chamber is Dec. 15. Her final chamber luncheon will be


Christmas Towne returns to Chugiak

Santa's helpers have been busily hanging Christmas decorations and stringing up lights at a Boy Scout camp in Chugiak, which for the second year is being transformed into a temporary holiday village. "We're putting on the final touches," Christmas Towne owner Cortney Moore said Monday, four days bef

ALASKA STAR - 2017-11-24 02:55:30

Want a job with the Ben Walsh administration? Here's how you apply

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- If you want to work for Mayor Ben Walsh when he takes office in 2018, now's the time to ask. His website is soliciting job applicants for every department at Syracuse City Hall. The website asks applicants to identify what job they would like to apply for and to send their resume.

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-11-23 23:37:10

Sen. Schumer proposes $40B for universal high speed internet

During the 1930s, an ambitious federal program sought to expand access to reliable and affordable electricity in rural areas. On Wednesday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said we need to do the same thing to help bring reliable internet access to parts of the country that are u

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-23 22:00:01

Geneva Lakefront Playground anniversary celebrated

GENEVA - Hobart and William Smith Colleges is marking the anniversary of a collaborative effort that brought a playground to the city's Lakefront. Lakefront Playground, near Long Pier and just south of the Ramada, was built some five years ago by Geneva Community Projects Inc., which partnered with

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-23 20:45:00

S&S Auxiliary holding 'Lights May Shine' project

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, is sponsoring its "That Their Lights May Shine" project throughout the holiday season. Individuals can place an ornament on the hospital tree as a gift for family and friends, in honor or memory of someone they admire, in cel

MPNNOW - 2017-11-22 17:20:34

2018 SAMMY Awards: Dates set, musicians can submit albums starting Dec. 1

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The 2018 Syracuse Area Music Awards will take place on March 1 and 2. Next year will mark the 25th anniversary of the SAMMY Awards, an annual ceremony which celebrates the outstanding talent of local musicians over the last year. The SAMMYs Hall of Fame recognizes lifelong achievem


Waste to energy plant proposed for former depot

ROMULUS - A facility that would burn trash to generate electricity is being proposed for a 48.3-acre site on the former Seneca Army Depot. The project is being proposed by Circular EnerG LLC of Rochester on land now owned by Seneca Depot LLC and its president, Michael Palumbo. Plans have been submit


Homeowners insurance premiums expected to rise

Storms both locally and around the nation are at the root of the anticipated increases Daily Messenger news partner, News 10NBC ROCHESTER - Even if you've never made a claim, your homeowners insurance premiums will be going up next year. Agents are bracing for big increases from all insurers follow


Health care group to Katko: Oppose tax plan that repeals Obamacare mandate

A group that advocates for the preservation of the Affordable Care Act has unveiled a new ad urging U.S. Rep. John Katko to oppose any tax plan that would repeal a key provision of the health care law. Save My Care released the digital ad Monday. The 30-second video targets voters in the 24th Congr