3rd AP Oregon News Minute

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Kaine Horman says it’s hard to believe it’s been three years since his son Kyron disappeared. Horman told KGW the recent rescue of three abducted young women in Cleveland gives him hope he’ll see Kyron again. The boy was 7 years old when his stepmother, Terri Horman, said she dropped him off on June 4, 2010, at school. Kaine Horman has said he believes Terri had something to do with the disappearance. She has not been arrested or charged.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A Eugene man desperate to recover a stolen art collection admits he went too far in April when he threatened a man with a gun in an attempt to force him to talk to police. The possible suspect said he didn’t know anything about the theft, and police arrested the man with the gun. The Register-Guard reports 61-year-old Anthony Shaia pleaded guilty yesterday in Lane County to coercion and unlawful use of a weapon. He was sentenced to three years on probation.

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – A 37-year-old Juneau man will spend 30 months in a federal prison for trafficking drugs. Federal prosecutors say Joshua River Riley was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Juneau to drug conspiracy. After his sentence, a co-conspirator, Bradley Arin Bethel, pleaded guilty and will be sentenced Aug. 26. Authorities say the two men arranged to move 106 grams of heroin from Portland, Ore., to Juneau.

REDMOND, Ore. (AP) – Redmond High School has 29 valedictorians in the class graduating Friday. That’s 29 seniors with a grade point average of 4 or better. KTVZ reports the class had a 4-point system for three years, and this year the school district went to a 5-point system. Assistant Principal Tony Pupo says the district is trying to be fair to all the students who expected to be valedictorian.