Contact Us

Ballot Tampering Official Sentenced, Police Raid Home Selling Pot to Middle-Schoolers – Northwest News Roundup April 25

pasco airport
(Washington State Department of Transportation)

Here is the latest breaking news from the Associated Press and Newstalk 870.

Oregon Official Charged with Ballot Tampering Pleads Guilty

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The former Clackamas County elections worker accused of ballot tampering is scheduled to plead guilty today. Deanna Swenson of Oregon City was arrested last fall after another she was spotted filling in ovals on ballots where preferences were left empty by voters. A defense attorney says Swenson will admit guilt and receive a 90-day jail sentence.

Former Portland Cop Pleads Guilty on Child Porn Charges


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. attorney’s office says a former Portland police officer has been sentenced to five years in prison for receiving child pornography that included images of infants and young children being abused by adult males. Fifty-one-year-old Scott Edward Elliott was arrested in 2011 after an online investigation. He will also have to register as a sex offender.

Seattle Police Raid Home Selling Marijuana Brownies to Middle-School Students


SEATTLE (AP) — Police investigating reports that middle school and high school students were buying marijuana from a Seattle house say they’ve arrested three people and seized eight trays of marijuana brownies. Detective Jeff Kappel says the raid involved SWAT officers and narcotics detectives. Also seized were 99 marijuana cigarettes, seven marijuana plants and ten guns.

Reduced Boardings Could Jeopardize Pasco Airport Renovations

PASCO, Wash. (AP) — Tri-Cities Airport officials told Port of Pasco commissioners that declining passenger traffic could threaten renovation plans. At the current pace the airport should see about 300,000 boardings this year, down from 331,000 last year and the first decline since 2009. The Tri-City Herald reports the airport needs at least 251,000 boardings to provide revenue for a terminal project that would be funded in part with bonds repaid by passenger charges.

Best of Newstalk 870

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Newsmembers quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Newsmembers contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.