News You Need To Know – Week of September 4th

  • Hikers Say the Columbia River Gorge is Burning Because Teenage Boys Were Tossing Firecrackers Off a Cliff
    (Willamette Week)
  • Eagle Creek fire grows, spreads to Washington; officials say fire a ‘high priority’ in the nation
    (The Oregonian)
  • Ash Falls Like Snow Across Portland as Wildfire Tears Through the Columbia River Gorge
    (Willamette Week)
  • Buying A New Bike In Oregon? Get Ready To Pay $15 More
    (OPB)
  • Oregon removes nearly 55,000 people from Medicaid after they failed eligibility checks
    (The Oregonian)

Strangers Save Drowning Boy in Santiam River

On Sunday, July 16th, a 4-year-old boy was standing near the river with his fathers and siblings when he fell in the North Fork Santiam River and was immediately swept along by the river. Almost immediately, four strangers jumped into action to help the child. Jason...

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