1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 12/29/2015 03:59 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon bakery owners who denied service to a same-sex couple have paid $135,000 in state-ordered damages – after refusing to do so for nearly six months. The Bureau of Labor and Industries says Aaron Klein, co-owner of the Portland-area bakery, dropped off a check yesterday. Klein’s lawyer could not be reached for comment.

ASHLAND, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say they have found the three missing snowboarders who failed to return from Mount Ashland as planned – alive and well. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the men went to the mountain Sunday morning. A family member alerted the sheriff’s office to the missing group when they didn’t return the next day. They were found in good condition.

ONTARIO, Ore. (AP) – Authorities are looking for an Oregon man and an Idaho man following the shooting in the head of another man in eastern Oregon near the Idaho border. Police say they are seeking 35-year-old Daniel Miranda of Ontario, Oregon, and 22-year-old Felimon Guillen Montaz Jr. of Payette, Idaho. Police say Miranda and Montaz ran from the scene. The injured man was taken to a hospital in Ontario. His condition hasn’t been released.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Authorities say a second person has died from a head-on crash that happened last week in Benton County. The sheriff’s office says 25-year-old Benjamin Nelson of Monroe died over the weekend at Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis. The crash remains under investigation, but the sheriff’s office says preliminary information shows Nelson was driving under the influence of drugs.


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