FRIDAY HEADLINES

Investigators have reopened a cold case after a DNA analysis identified a victim found on Mount Hood in 1986. Sheriff’s deputies say skull fragments found near Government Camp belonged to 19-year-old Wanda Ann Herr. According to investigators, Herr went missing back in 1976 after she disappeared from a group home in Gresham. The Sheriff’s Office hopes someone who knew the victim will come forward with information about what happened.
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Eleven more patients in Oregon have died from COVID-19. The latest report from the Oregon Health Authority puts the state death toll from the pandemic at 646. OHA also listed 373 new cases, bringing the statewide total above 40-thousand-eight-hundred.
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An independent investigation into Oregon City Mayor Dan Holladay found the mayor encouraged businesses to open in defiance of Governor Kate Brown’s stay-home order. Investigators say Holladay did not violate any laws, but did violate rules set by the City Commission.
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Oregon is one of five states considered the highest risk of increased violence during the election and post-election periods. Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin also made the high-risk list.