Dr. James Davenport, an astronomy professor at UW, confirms the light show was debris from the Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket.
Rep. Mike Nearman, a Republican in the Oregon House of Representatives, was ejected from it Thursday over his part in an armed incursion there last year. The vote to expel him was 59-1; he was the only member to vote against it. Video evidence was key in condemning him so completely. In a widely anticipated… READ THE REST
Disgruntled rural voters in Oregon, displeased with the blue direction their state is going in, want their counties to cross the border and become part of Idaho. Five eastern Oregon counties voted Tuesday to consider seceding from Oregon and joining their red neighbor as part of the Move Oregon's Border for a Greater Idaho movement,… READ THE REST
A gentleman in Beaverton, Oregon inadvertently kidnapped a child whilst practicing the ancient art of car thievery. Upset at finding an immature human in the backseat, said upstanding citizen promptly returned the child to its mother, delivered a lecture on proper parenting, and absconded with the vehicle. Insider: He soon realized the 4-year-old was in… READ THE REST
If mobile devices had been around when the Boy Scouts were organized over 110 years ago, it feels likely that telling scouts to have a stable supply of standby power around in case of emergency would have been high on the essentials list. The Boy Scouts are all about being prepared — and that's pretty… READ THE REST
Trying to sleep during the height of the summer heat isn't always easy. If you live in a warm climate and if you have upstairs bedrooms, you know the heat rises — and while the air conditioning keeps things feeling comfortable downstairs, that isn't always the case upstairs. Once you throw some sheets and blankets… READ THE REST
No one wants to sleep on soggy, unstable, or unsafe ground when they go camping. If you've got an SUV, you're probably halfway tempted to just sleep in the vehicle sometimes, even though that kind of defeats the whole outdoor experience. However, you can still use your SUV to your advantage and craft yourself a safe,… READ THE REST