Date: 10/07/2014 09:26 AM
Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
BEND, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says it will rescue stranded fish in the upper Deschutes River, moving them from isolated pools to the main channel. KTVZ reports fishery biologists with staff and volunteers from several agencies and organizations plan the operation the week of October 20 at Lava Island Falls.
TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) – Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Division says a man hit by large metal plates as he worked at a Portland-area manufacturing business has died. The Oregonian reports that OSHA says one worker at Pro Saw in Tualatin was moving three 20-by-9-foot metal plates with a forklift yesterday when some of them slipped and hit him. The victim was not immediately identified.
STAYTON, Ore. (AP) – A Marion County sheriff’s spokesman says a missing hunter has been found dead outside of Stayton. Searchers had been looking for 37-year-old Corey Fred since Saturday after he sent a text saying he was going hunting on his property next to forest land and did not return.
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – A northeast Oregon man convicted in a fatal 2011 shooting at a plumbing shop near Milton-Freewater has been sentenced to 27 years to life in prison. The East Oregonian reports a judge said yesterday that 52-year-old George Craigen was not insane when he killed Cecil Carter, but was “a drunk and angry man” who held a grudge against Carter and committed “revenge murder.”
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