Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The mayor and police chief of Gresham
delivered an invoice for $1,500 to the Occupy Portland encampment
yesterday and told demonstrators to pay up. That’s the cost of
fixing two Gresham police cars whose windows were smashed with a
hammer Tuesday while parked near the camp.
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) – The body found in an Albany pond has been
identified as 42-year-old David Howard Hayes, who ran from Linn
County deputies after a stolen car chase in October. The medical
examiner’s office says he died of accidental drowning. Deputies had
been searching for Hayes since his family reported him missing.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A sculpture of a 30-foot yellow deer with
a child’s face will not be the public art installation at a
newTriMet light rail station in Milwaukie. TriMet’s public art
coordinator says the artist withdrew the proposal because it was
supposed to be covered in mosaic tiles and those proved to be too
costly. The Oregonian reports the sculpture called “Rebirth” was
called “Deer Baby” by critics.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Salem police arrested a naked man up a nut
tree. Officers responded to 911 calls about the man yesterday and a
dog tracked him into a filbert orchard where they found him in a
tree. KGW reports the 28-year-old Silverton man who was wearing
only tennis shoes said he had been out drinking the night before
with friends and didn’t know how he got there. He was jailed on
public indecent charges.
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