Date: 04/14/2014 03:59 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State Police say a 42-year-old Lake County sheriff’s deputy has turned himself in after an investigation that he had a sexual relationship with a missing teenage girl. Authorities sent out statewide alerts yesterday for 17-year-old girl Marriah Andrews. She was found yesterday afternoon. Kenneth Turkle was wanted on charges of third-degree sex abuse and contributing to sexual delinquency of a minor.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland woman says her cat awoke her when a blaze began burning her mobile home. The Oregonian reports the woman, the cat and another person living in the home made it out safely after Saturday’s blaze. Lt. Rich Chatman says that when crews arrived, the home engulfed in fire and smoke. A cause has not been released.
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – A new project at Oregon State University aims to create a historical archive of craft beer’s history and impact in Oregon. Organizers of the Oregon Hops & Brewing Archives say people in 100 years may find in the archives the answer to why Americans drank pale, mass-produced beer for so long in the 20th century – and then switched rapidly to craft brews.
DAMASCUS, Ore. (AP) – Frustrated residents are wasting no time in their effort to de-annex from the Portland suburb of Damascus. The Oregonian reports that House Bill 4029, which passed in March, allows any property on the boundary and within a half-mile from another city to leave Damascus. The newspaper says at least 17 people have taken the first step.
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