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HOMEOWNERS HIT UP FOR UNEXPECTED BACK TAXES
Author: Nick Budnick
Some counties step up assessments, handing out bills for work done years before, sometimes by previous owners

Earlier this year, the certified letter came. The return address: Clackamas County assessor's office. Inside was a bill charging nearly $3,000 in back property taxes.

For Kari Petersen and her family of three, that ...

Crowds gather at Capitol to view eclipse
Author: Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Officials prepped about a year, though things seemed more subdued in Salem than some had feared.

SALEM — For about two minutes Monday morning, Oregon's capital went dark during the first total solar eclipse to hit the continental U.S. since 1979.

State emergency managers and tourism officials had been prepping for ...

Crowds gather at Capitol to view eclipse
Author: Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Officials prepped about a year, though things seemed more subdued in Salem than some had feared.

SALEM — For about two minutes Monday morning, Oregon's capital went dark during the first total solar eclipse to hit the continental U.S. since 1979.

State emergency managers and tourism officials had been prepping for ...

Crowds gather at Capitol to view eclipse
Author: Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Officials prepped about a year, though things seemed more subdued in Salem than some had feared.

SALEM — For about two minutes Monday morning, Oregon's capital went dark during the first total solar eclipse to hit the continental U.S. since 1979.

State emergency managers and tourism officials had been prepping for ...

Crowds gather at Capitol to view eclipse
Author: Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Officials prepped about a year, though things seemed more subdued in Salem than some had feared.

SALEM — For about two minutes Monday morning, Oregon's capital went dark during the first total solar eclipse to hit the continental U.S. since 1979.

State emergency managers and tourism officials had been prepping for ...

Wednesday TV, radio
Author: Portland Tribune
Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on Aug. 23

Wednesday, Aug 23

Timbers: Colorado at Timbers, 7:30 p.m., KPDX (49/13), KXTG (750 AM, 102.9 FM)

BSeattle at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m., KUFO (970 AM)

Hops: Boise at Hillsboro, 7 p.m., KPOJ (620 AM) ...

Wednesday sports events
Author: Portland Tribune
Welcome to the Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for Aug. 23

Wednesday, Aug 23

Timbers: Colorado at Timbers, 7:30 p.m.

Mariners: Seattle at Atlanta, 4:30 p.m.

Hops: Boise at Hillsboro, 7 p.m.

Golf: Northwest Open Invitational, Wine Valley Golf Course, Walla Walla, Wash.

Oregon State game could go down to the wire
Author: Kerry Eggers
KERRY SAYS/Both teams likely to score, but Beavers can spoil debut of Colorado State stadium

Colorado State has some advantages heading into Saturday's matchup with Oregon State, the season opener for both programs.

The Rams have 14 starters back from the team that finished 7-6 a year ago. The list includes ...

AP News Headlines

The Latest: Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander
TOKYO (AP) -- The Latest on the collision between the USS John S. McCain and a tanker (all times local):...
Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday....

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