2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 12/28/2015 09:29 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland activist who has been removed from several City Council meetings over the years is taking the city to federal court. The Oregonian reports that Joe Walsh has asked a federal judge to issue a restraining order against the city of Portland to prevent officials from excluding activists from council sessions and City Hall who they consider have been “acting inappropriately.”

EAGLE POINT, Ore. (AP) – The owner of a historic Oregon grist mill that burned in a holiday fire says it may be possible to rebuild. The Mail Tribune newspaper reports the landmark water-powered Butte Creek Mill was deemed a total loss after the Christmas morning fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

BEND, Ore. (AP) – Deschutes National Forest officials plan to offer the new summertime Lava Butte shuttle service again next year for visitors hoping to catch the view of the Cascades. Newberry National Volcanic Monument forest manager Scott McBride tells the Bend Bulletin that the shuttle pilot program that launched in May reduced wait times for visitors making the 1 ¾-mile journey to the top of the butte.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – CJ McCollum had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 98-94 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night. The Blazers outscored Sacramento 18-12 in the fourth quarter to claim their second straight victory. They were coming off a convincing 105-76 win Saturday over the Cleveland Cavaliers.


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