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Mental hospital doctors suspected for years accused killer was faking, records show

State doctors suspected nearly 20 years ago that Anthony W. Montwheeler was feigning mental illness to avoid prison, newly disclosed records show.

The records, a portion of state files on Montwheeler, give no indication that officials acted on that suspicion until Montwheeler admitted his ruse two years ago. 15 more words

The Oregonian

Put the Junction City hospital to better use | Opinion |

In a March 9 guest viewpoint, state Rep. Julie Fahey, D-Eugene, argues that we must keep the Junction City hospital open. As one of the most outspoken opponents of the construction of the hospital and a continued critic of its operation, I say we must close the Junction City hospital. 12 more words

Guest Opinion

Manning Advocates for State Hospital

From Highway 99, the Oregon State Hospital’s Junction City campus looks like a grounded Boeing C-17. Located on the border of the city limits, the gray building stands alone at the end of a newly constructed road in the center of a field. 39 more words

Mental Health

Former Baker man says he faked insanity

Anthony Montwheeler was found guilty but insane in the1996 Baker City kidnapping of his first wife and son

He got away with it.

After feigning insanity for years to stay out of a prison cell, Tony Montwheeler finally confessed his scheme. 66 more words

Health Authority

DEADLY DECISIONS: State agency sues Enterprise to block release of Montwheeler records – Malheur Enterprise

The state Psychiatric Security Review Board sued the Malheur Enterprise and publisher Les Zaitz to prevent disclosure of the records concerning its management of Anthony W. 70 more words

Health Authority

Oregon State Hospital museum expands hours, needs volunteers

The Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health is expanding its hours to accommodate more visitors, and it needs more volunteers.

Source: Oregon State Hospital museum expands hours, needs volunteers

Statesman Journal

North Campus historic buildings will come down

At a January 25 meeting, Chusal, LLC, the developers who bid last year to purchase the North Campus property in “as-is” condition, met with the State of Oregon to try to reach a purchase solution prior to the final demolition of five historic buildings. 28 more words

Health Authority