Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Chick-fil-A is set to open its first stand-alone Oregon restaurant by the end of March. The Statesman Journal reports that the chain known for its fried chicken sandwiches and waffle fries says it will open its doors March 31 in Hillsboro. Chick-fil-A has said it would phase out chicken treated with antibiotics by 2019. The company says the Hillsboro store will partner with regional farmers and suppliers.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Seven Portland residents are filing a class-action lawsuit against a city glass manufacturer over pollution concerns. The Oregonian reports that the suit says Bullseye Glass was negligent and reckless in burning heavy metals in furnaces that lacked pollution controls. A month ago officials said air monitoring had found southeast Portland’s levels of arsenic and cadmium higher than state standards. Bullseye Glass couldn’t be reached for comment.
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — West Linn has reached a “mutual separation agreement” with a city administrator who claimed she was passed over for the interim city manager position. The Oregonian reports that under the agreement, Kirsten Wyatt will no longer be employed with the city. Wyatt had filed a tort claim saying that Mayor Russ Axelrod ruined her reputation by telling a consultant that she “was part of the problem with administration.”
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Marion County authorities say they arrested a registered sex offender for new sex abuse crimes. Deputies say they arrested 49-year-old Richard Dean Terry of St. Paul on Wednesday. Terry has been booked into jail on $250,000 bail for multiple sex abuse charges. Detectives say they believe there may be additional victims. Terry was convicted in 1997 for attempted sexual penetration.
SEATTLE (AP) — LaBrittney Jones made 10 of 14 shots and scored 26 points — 16 in the second half — and 11th-seeded Arizona defeated sixth-seeded Oregon 74-68 in the first round of the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament. It was the second-straight win for the Wildcats after an 11-game losing streak. They play third-seeded and 12th-ranked UCLA in the quarterfinals today.