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For the record from Feb. 19

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 19, 2015.

County rescinds vote

Officials plan to study health services, costs

Once upon an ‘Enchanted’ eve

The honor of your presence is requested Friday for a gathering of princesses

For the record, Feb. 17

Police, fire, medical and lottery reports from Feb. 17, 2015.

Nichols resigns from gorge panel

Director starts new job in Seattle on April 1

County sued for health vote

Lawsuit claims actions illegal

Injury accident Sunday near Warm Springs

Oregon State Police (OSP) is continuing the investigation into Sunday morning's serious injury motorcycle crash that occurred at State Route 216 milepost 17 near Warm Springs.

Subpoenas arrive as Oregon governor announces departure

SALEM (AP) — Just hours after Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his decision to resign, a subpoena arrived in a state office building confirming that federal agents are looking into the influence-peddling scandal that led to the abrupt end of a four-decade political career.

Statement from Oregon governor announcing his resignation

SALEM, Oregon (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber said Friday he is resigning from office effective at 10 a.m. Wednesday. He released the following statement announcing his decision:

Governors in disgrace: Oregon's is one of many

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation on Friday amid mounting questions and investigations into his fiancée, who was accused of using her position as first lady to enrich herself and benefit private consulting clients. Kitzhaber, 67, was elected to a historic fourth term as governor in November.

Timeline of ethics issues surrounding OR governor Kitzhaber

Just weeks after being sworn in for an unprecedented fourth term, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announced his resignation following allegations his fiancée used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report income on her taxes. Some key events leading to this point:

What's happening from Feb. 15

Nonprofit events calendar from Feb. 15, 2015,

Briefly disguised

MEDFORD (AP) — Oregon State Police say two men have been arrested in a southern Oregon convenience store robbery in which the robbers' "hoods" were actually boxer brief-style underwear in a camouflage pattern.

Tease photo

Her favorite Valentine

After 65 years of marriage, Eva Johnson has no trouble getting the truth out of her husband Pete. When asked what attracted him to his soon-to-be wife, he began, “She had a job, money in the bank, a car...” A laughing glance from Eva, a gesture, he quickly sets the record straight. “It was kind of a falling in love thing, you know. Like everyone else,” he added. “I was the town drunk.”

Council reduces new home fees

City officials work toward resolution of complaints


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