St. Paul Asks Residents To Conserve Water Due To “Dangerously Low” Well Water Levels.

St. Paul City water customers are being asked to conserve water due to “dangerously low” water levels in the City wells. The message was posted on the City’s website today. Customers with questions can call the City’s Certified Operator, Ben Unger, at (971) 261-7339, according to the post.

North Fork Road Closed Due To Forest Fire.

Marion County Sheriff’s Office received information from the US Forest Service of a fire in the Opal Creek Wilderness area near Beachie Creek. The fire is burning approximately 10 acres. North Fork Road (FR2209) is closed at the forest boundary, including Three Pools and Opal Creek trail, all of FR2207 from North Fork to French Creek Road is closed. At this time the US Forest Service and the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue are working together to facilitate evacuations of the aforementioned areas. These areas remain closed until further notice.


August 5, 2020 – Woodburn, OR – On Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at approximately 5:38 p.m., Woodburn Police responded to the 600 block of Carol Street in Woodburn in response to the report of a stabbing. Officers located a Hispanic male in his early 20’s, suffering from multiple stab wounds, who was taken to an area hospital for his injuries and later released. The suspect, who fled the scene prior to police arrival, was identified as Woodburn resident, Aldo Vasquez Lozano (age 21).

Vasquez Lozano is a Hispanic Male Adult, 5’6’’, 120 lbs with shaved black hair and brown eyes. He has three dots tattooed under his left eye, a tattoo across the top of his hairline above the forehead and “503” on his right arm. Investigators learned Vasquez Lozano and the victim knew one another.

Community members should not contact or approach Vasquez Lozano. Anyone who has information about this case or Vasquez Lozano’s whereabouts are asked to contact Detective Matt Stearns of the Woodburn Police Department at (503) 982-2345.