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If you have to travel over the Cascades Tuesday night or Wednesday, prepare for slick, snowy conditions! ❄️

Over the past year, a man built a two-story, 2,500 sq.ft. home off Airport Way in Portland complete with a kitchen, bedrooms, vinyl windows, solar power and a doorbell. When asked why, he simply said, “Somewhere to live. I hate tents.”

If something doesn't change, a surge of COVID-19 cases is inevitable and could affect more than just hospitals, health officials said.

Healthcare workers, essential employees, and people who are at high risk from the virus will receive vaccinations first, according to Oregon's draft COVID-19 vaccination plan.

In a recent interview, Miley Cyrus explained that she – like others – "fell off" in her battle with alcohol abuse during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ford bought a dozen ultra-cold freezers to store a COVID-19 vaccine that —once available— will be distributed to employees on a voluntary basis.

The family of a 13-year-old teen with autism, who was shot by police on Sept. 4 after his mother called for their help, filed a lawsuit against the Salt Lake City Police Department.

Local health officials warn if people gather for the holiday, coronavirus cases could surge in the community and hospitals could be pushed to their limits.

State weighing extension to eviction moratorium, $100 million fund for back rent:

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WATCH: The Exploding Whale, remastered for 50th anniversary of legendary Oregon event! More details:

BREAKING: Portland Public Schools superintendent says the district will be discontinuing the regular presence of school resource officers.

Fluffy the cat was found frozen and unresponsive in a Montana snow bank. Now, she's "back to normal."

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Micah Fletcher to Muslim community: 'We won't let anybody scare you into thinking you can't be a part of this town, this country'

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UPDATE: The U.S. Marshals Service confirms the suspect as 48-year-old Michael Reinoehl. More details:

Oregon man sentenced to 14 months for raping 3 teens:

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WATCH: CH-47 Chinook helicopter does a two-wheel landing, retrieves injured climber and six rescuers from summit of Mount Hood.

Police responded to two separate protests in the city last night. Both were declared unlawful assemblies.

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