1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 12/30/2015 03:59 AM

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Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Oregon officials say it may take several months to repair the road damage caused by a giant landslide at the Douglas and Coos county line. The Register-Guard reports that an Oregon Department of Transportation spokesman the Dec. 23 slide left about 300,000 cubic yards of debris on Highway 42. One lane could be reopened to traffic in next few weeks, but it will be several months before all the damage can be fixed.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A movie theater is expected to open at Portland International Airport by late spring. The Oregonian reports that Hollywood Theatre in northeast Portland plans to open a miniature annex at PDX. Theater officials say the PDX location will screen short films of one to five minutes. It will focus on Portland artists and films about the city and the state of Oregon.

HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) – Deputies tracking a trail of bloody snow in Hood River County discovered the body of a woman. The Sheriff says the victim, 48-year-old Wendy Hildreth of Hood River, was found at a recreational area used by hikers, runners, mountain bikers and ATV riders. Authorities say she died of blunt force trauma. Deputies reportedly found her husband dead in a detached shop on their property. Officials say evidence is pointing to a murder suicide in the case.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Multnomah County deputies have recovered the body of a 72-year-old man from the Willamette River. The sheriff’s office says the body was spotted at Portland’s Riverplace Marina. Detectives are investigating, but there were no signs of foul play.


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