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Woman and her dog uninjured after falling down 20-foot sinkhole

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A woman fell down a 20-foot sinkhole in her Portland, Ore., backyard after she went looking for her dog, fire officials said.

Hit-and-run convict moved to federal custody for immigration hearing

TACOMA, Wash., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- A young woman convicted in a fatal hit-and-run in Oregon is in federal custody in Washington, pending possible deportation to Mexico, immigration officials say.

Police: No suspects following shooting at Portland strip club

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Two people were critically injured following a shooting at the Mystic Gentleman's Club in southeast Portland, Ore., police said.

USDA suspends Foster Farms poultry plant for cockroaches

LIVINGSTON, Calif., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. government suspended operations of a Foster Farms poultry plant in California for an alleged infestation of live cockroaches, officials say.

5-Hour Energy forced to hand over ingredient list

SALEM, Ore., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The Oregon Department of Justice Friday filed legal papers to force the makers of 5-Hour Energy drink to hand over data on the drink's ingredients.

Kaine Horman, father of missing Oregon boy, and wife Terri divorce

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The divorce of Kaine Horman, father of an Oregon boy missing since 2010, and Terri Holman has been finalized, court documents show.

10 firefighters, man and teenagers lift 700-pound cow from pool

MCMINNVILLE, Ore., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Ten firefighters, a man and two teenagers lifted a 700-pound cow out of an in-ground pool in McMinnville, Ore., fire officials said.

Portland knitters decorate statues for holidays; sweater stolen

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- One of the first Portland, Ore., statues to be adorned with a holiday sweater has already been stripped of the garment, local knitters said.

Middle school team attends party at Hooters after firing of coach

CORBETT, Ore., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- An Oregon middle school football coach said his end-of-season party for the students at a Hooters restaurant was a success despite widespread criticism.

Oregon cop fired for loading beanbag gun with lethal rounds

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- A police officer in Portland, Ore., was fired after he mistakenly loaded a beanbag shotgun with lethal rounds, critically injuring a man, officials say.

Former ecoterrorist to plead guilty firebombings

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A Canadian woman who is an admitted environmental saboteur is scheduled to plead guilty in Portland, Ore., for her role in a firebombing spree, officials say.

Man intentionally drives motor home into bar; no injuries reported

BORING, Ore., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A man intentionally drove his motor home into a tavern in Boring, Ore., as the business was closing down for the night, authorities said.

Romanian princess accused of operating cockfighting ring in Oregon

IRRIGON, Ore., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Police said they charged a Romanian princess and her husband with allegedly staging cockfighting derbies at their ranch near Irrigon, Ore.

Woman returned to U.S. to face 15-year-old drunk-driving charges

PORTLAND, Ore., July 22 (UPI) -- A woman who bragged in a Canadian bar that she killed someone in Oregon while driving drunk will face trial in the United States after 15 years, officials say.

Wildfire destroys 500 acres in central Oregon

PRINEVILLE, Ore., July 17 (UPI) -- Fire officials in Oregon said a fire that has scorched some 500 acres of private land near Prineville is at least 25 percent contained.
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The Oregonian is the major daily newspaper in Portland, Oregon, owned by Advance Publications. It is the oldest continuously published newspaper on the U.S. west coast, founded as a weekly by Thomas J. Dryer on December 4, 1850. It is the largest newspaper in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest by circulation and the 19th largest daily newspaper in the country.

The Oregonian received the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting in 1999, and since then has received four other Pulitzers, including the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, and most recently, the prize for Breaking News Reporting in 2007.

The Oregonian is home delivered throughout Multnomah, Washington, Clackamas, and Yamhill counties in Oregon and Clark County, Washington; it is also home delivered in parts of Marion and Columbia counties. Some independent dealers deliver the newspaper outside of that area, though in 2006 it became no longer available in far eastern Oregon and the southern Oregon Coast, and starting in December 2008 "increasing newsprint and distribution costs" caused the paper to stop deliveries to all areas south of Albany.

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