WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump staunchly defended his embattled Supreme Court nominee against a new allegation of sexual misconduct Monday, calling the accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh “totally political.”
CORVALLIS, Ore. — An Albany man was sentenced to two life terms without the possibility of parole on Thursday afternoon, with Judge Daniel Murphy saying he needed to protect the public from a continual, repeated and violent sexual predator.
A passer-by told dispatchers that someone was using a hose to spray water on the fire. But when the first fire engine arrived eight minutes later, no one was in the area of the house, which was fully engulfed in flames, said Clark County Fire & Rescue Chief John Nohr.
CAMAS — While the workforce at the Camas paper mill has declined this year due to layoffs, so too has the amount of land Georgia-Pacific owns in the city, as the company recently donated about 181 acres to Camas.
It’s been 22 years since Washington’s 18th Legislative District had a Democrat in the state House of Representatives. But if the party is lucky, it could potentially score a double play on Election Day, sending two Democrats to Olympia and turning a longtime red district blue.
“The dream of the ’90s is alive in Portland,” the satirical TV show “Portlandia” proudly sings — that dream being to form a rock band and save the planet while letting your precious individualism hang out in all its eclectic glory. Cover yourself with artistic tatoos, go to clown school and clamber up on that double-decker bike — why not?
If you’ve never seen a helicopter take off, it’s something to behold. No matter how many action movies you’ve watched, there’s a visceral thrill to seeing it in person: the high-pitched whine as the engine comes to life, the sharp stench of jet fuel, the sheer force of the wind kicked up by the rotor, ruining hairdos and making breathing impossible. And when the helicopter leaves the ground, it looks like a special effect.