Woman caught with Aloha bait package – KOIN.com

Woman caught with Aloha bait package  KOIN.com

A woman was arrested for stealing a bait package in Aloha on Sunday morning.

Motorcyclist killed in crash with car on Hwy 224

by KOIN 6 News Staff /

CLACKAMAS COUNTY, Ore. (KOIN) — Early Sunday evening, a car and motorcycle crashed on Highway 224 near Barton Park, killing the motorcyclist.

According to Oregon State Police, the 88-year-old driver of a Buick Lesabre turned left in front of a Harley Davidson motorcycle. The rider, 65-year-old Russell Nelson of Portland, was flown to OHSU where he was pronounced dead.

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Motorcyclist dies after being hit by wild turkey

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A motorcyclist died Sunday morning after a wild turkey hit her on Hwy 97 near Moro, Oregon.

Oregon State Police said the turkey hit a commercial truck and then the motorcyclist, 55-year-old Vanesa Gunther of Junction City.

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Boot camp encourages women to try firefighting

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — More than a dozen women got a hands-on look at what it takes to be a firefighter at a boot camp aimed to encourage them to join the profession.

The first-ever Fire-Up Bootcamp was held July 20 and 21 at the Gaston Fire District. Sixteen women got to try using hydraulic tools to cut cars, deploy hose lines to extinguish fires, carry and raise ladders, connect to fire hydrants and more.

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