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Portland is a city located in the U.S. State of Oregon, near the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers. As of the 2010 Census, it had a population of 583,776, estimated to have reached 587,865 in 2012 making it the 29th most populous city in the United States. Portland is Oregon's most populous city, and the third most populous city in the Pacific Northwest region, after Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Approximately 2,260,000 people live in the Portland metropolitan area (MSA), the 23rd most populous MSA in the United States.


Portland was incorporated in 1851 near the end of the Oregon Trail and is the county seat of Multnomah County. The city has a commission-based government headed by a mayor and four other commissioners as well as Metro, a distinctive regional government. The city is noted for its superior land-use planning and investment in light rail. Because of its public transportation networks and efficient land-use planning, Portland has been referred to as one of the most environmentally friendly, or "green", cities in the world.

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Portland, OR -- A Multnomah County Sheriff's Office release counselor was arrested, booked, and released Tuesday for allegedly stealing and fraudulently using the identities of individuals in the Multnomah County criminal justice system. Bryce James Merrill, 38, faces five counts of felony identity theft ...
ALPHA MEDIA Portland, OR Triple A KINK programmer and host, SEAN DEMERY, continues to fight in his recovery from a devastating brain stem stroke. (see story here). Since his release from the ICU, SDEMERY has continued to meet many milestones in his long road to recovery. His doctors believe ...

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Last year and after a nationwide search, the popular men's lifestyle site Thrillist bestowed the award on Stanich's, in Portland, Ore. Founded in 1949, the legendary diner has catered to the likes of Michael Jordan, Dan Rather, members of the Trailblazers basketball team and other famous and not-so-famous ...
Portland, OR - From the Oregon Museum of science and Industry: Amazon Adventure, based on the true story of explorer Henry Walter Bates, opens at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) Friday, Feb. 16. Playing on the four-story screen of the Empirical Theater, Amazon Adventure is a ...

Portland, OR -- police found cocaine and a gun after searching the vehicle of a 34-year-old Portland man who tried in vain to get away after officers reportedly watched him hit a curb while driving in the Irvington Neighborhood Monday afternoon. Jeremiah Franciscodavid Fuller was taken to Multnomah ...
One climber is dead after falling 700 to 1,000 feet on Mount Hood in Portland, Oregon, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said at 8:30 p.m. PT that six other climbers -- who were parts of two different groups -- had been rescued. According to the sheriff's office, a group of ...
Portland, OR -- police have not made any arrests in the Saturday afternoon shooting death of a transient in East Portland, though the victim and alleged shooter were identified Monday. police say Joseph Dymond Vinci, 48, shot 38-year-old Richard Ryan Hanley during an altercation in the 1200-block ...
Saturday might best be spent embarking on some of the best hikes in Portland or otherwise basking in the cool winter sun. It would be a waste to spend it inside watching "The Cloverfield Paradox," an objectively bad movie rendered somewhat interesting almost exclusively by its sudden debut following last ...
Portland, Ore. -- Driving west along I-84 into Portland on a recent morning, overpasses and vegetation obstructed the view at first. But eventually a pair of black and green tents, tied down with ropes and bungee cords, came into plain sight for countless drivers and passengers cruising by, under the NE ...
0. Hawthorne Bridge Onramp Closure Scheduled For Saturday. Portland, OR -- Multnomah County transportation crews will close the Southeast Grand Avenue westbound onramp to the Hawthorne Bridge for up to 12 hours Saturday. The closure will reportedly allow crews to repair the bridge deck.
pFriem Family Brewers is a quality minded, and fast growing artisanal brewery looking for a part-time Field Sales Representative in Portland, Oregon. The Field Sales Representative is responsible for supporting pFriem Family Brewery's current and new sales in the State of Oregon and Southwest ...
All guest room were redone, as were the lobby, the fitness center and the 3,500 square feet of meeting space. The hotel is on a tree-lined bend of the Willamette River minutes from downtown Portland. "Since a redevelopment project began approximately 20 years ago, Portland's South Waterfront has ...
Portland, OR -- Spread the love this Valentine's Day by drinking Dutch Bros coffee. The popular Grants Pass-based coffee franchise announced Thursday its plan to donate to local food banks $1 from every drink sold. In support of local families and individuals in-need, Dutch Bros will reportedly donate ...
Portland, OR -- For discerning diners who turn up their noses when they hear someone talk about going out for "eye-talian" food, The Daily Meal put together a definitive list of the best Italian restaurants in every state. In Oregon, chef Cathy Whims' Nostrana holds the crown for its delicious variety of ...
The district and Portland Association of teachers finally reached a 3-year agreement in late January after two years of discussion. By News Desk, News Partner | Feb 7, 2018 11:00 am ET | Updated Feb 7, 2018 7:24 pm ET. 0. school District Board Ratifies New Contract With Teachers' Union. From PPS: The Portland Public ...

This week on What Are You Smoking, no one is in the studio because Bailey, Will, and Jeremiah are down in Portland, Oregon, visiting dispensaries and getting a taste of a whole bunch of new products. It's a real ghost town in here, ladies and gents. That's not going to keep us from recording an episode, ...
0. Reckless Motorcyclist Killed By Drunk Driver, police Say. Portland, OR -- A motorcyclist was killed in Southeast Portland early Tuesday following a series of catastrophic events, which began when the motorcycle rider -- traveling at unsafe speeds -- crashed into a truck. Upon impact he was ejected ...
The first of the 25 mph signs came down Tuesday as Portland moves to reduce speed limits to 20 mph, ostensibly making city streets safer. By News Desk, News Partner | Feb 6, 2018 7:55 pm ET. 0. Neighborhood Speed Limit Signs Changed In Portland. From Portland Bureau of Transportation: The Portland Bureau of ...
Drunken Palms debut EP Later is a beautiful culmination of re-recorded demos, new songs, and even a cover of U2's "With or Without You." Its melodies are built from drum machine beats, loops, synth, and Cocteau Twins-esque vocals that sound ghostly, like they're echoing off the pews of an empty cathedral. With Later ...
ALL ACCESS has just learned the sad news that ALPHA MEDIA/Portland, OR Triple A KINK PD SEAN DEMERY has suffered a serious stroke. A statement from his family said, "It's with heavy hearts but positive spirits that the family and friends of SEAN DEMERY would like to inform you of his recent ...
Thomas Jefferson high school, or 'Jeff' as alumni and locals fondly call it, is a historic pillar of North Portland. Its first graduating class was in 1912, and the school has the largest populations of African-American high school students in the state. But some people are questioning whether the founding father ...
Portland, OR -- The four owners of Portland's oldest music venue, Laurelthirst Public House, said they need the public's support to purchase the historic building that houses the business. The four owners, who took over the business in December 2016, said they need money for a down payment to ...
Homeless Village Pops Up In Portland; Mayor Displeased. Portland, OR -- Advocates unveiled Monday a "village" for homeless people in Portland, but the mayor is displeased about its location near Columbia River Slough. Calling it the "Village of Hope," advocates created a make-shift village with tents ...
Portland, OR - It's the middle of January 1994 and Multnomah County District Attorney Michael Schrunk is sitting in his office with two of his top assistants. Schrunk .... Photo of Harding addressing reporters after a practice Portland, Oregon before the 1994 Winter Olympics via Shane Young/AP Photo.
From the Oregon Department of Human Services: Earned Income tax Credit Awareness Day is January 26. It's a nationwide effort to increase awareness of the tax credit and free tax preparation options. The Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income.
WA Portland OR Zone Forecast for Sunday, January 28, 2018. _____. 598 FPUS56 KPQR 291105. ZFPPQR. Zone Forecasts for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington. National Weather Service Portland OR. 305 AM PST Mon Jan 29 2018. Spot Temperatures are for Today, Tonight, Tuesday, ...
Portland, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) --- A coalition led by environmental groups filed an initiative petition with the city of Portland on Jan. 18 to enact a sales tax on large retailers to fund projects that will decrease carbon emissions. They call their measure the Portland Climate Action Community ...
WA Portland OR Zone Forecast for Sunday, January 28, 2018. _____. 639 FPUS56 KPQR 282203. ZFPPQR. Zone Forecasts for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington. National Weather Service Portland OR. 203 PM PST Sun Jan 28 2018. Spot Temperatures are for Tonight, Monday, Monday ...
Portland, Ore. -- A Portland photographer's two-year mission to humanize and document the city's growing homeless population is about to take center stage at a month-long gallery exhibition. "The subjects I photograph have become statistics, or they've become ideas rather than people," said Ian Cole ...
Her passion for broadcasting lead to her to Portland, Oregon in 2015 when she was hired to be the morning show co-host for country music station 98.7 The Bull. That opportunity led her to the Entertainment and Lifestyle reporter role on Portland's NBC affiliate KGW-TV, which she has been doing full-time ...
Portland, Ore. (KOIN) -- A large number of emergency units are battling a 3-alarm commercial fire in Southwest Portland. Portland Fire and Rescue responded to the fire in the 5100 block of Southwest Macadam Street at 6:58 p.m. There are currently 34 units at the scene, according to emergency ...
Portland, Ore. (KOIN) -- A man is in custody after allegedly attacking another man with a kukri blade in Northwest Portland. Portland police said the victim left the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 8 Hall on NW Front Ave. to meet a ride home around 6:15 p.m. and spoke to the suspect ...
The news last month that beloved Cully institution Angel Food & Fun is no more (at least as we know it) was yet another blow to the psyche at the end of a year when we were already full up on bad tidings. Its chef, Manuel Lopez, was reportedly targeted for deportation (although a friend told the mercury ...
Many have tried to distill Portland's essence, but few, other than perhaps Gus Van Sant, have done it well. Distillery Row, a collection of tasting rooms in the southeast area of the city, is another happy exception. After the early 2000s boomlet in craft distilling nationwide, Portland producers banded together ...
Portland GameStop Robbed At Knifepoint Wednesday, police Say. Portland, OR -- The Eastport Plaza GameStop was robbed at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon, according to Portland police. No suspects have been arrested at this time. East Precinct officers were dispatched to the GameStop at 4328 ...
Portland, OR -- A 66-year-old Portland man missing since Saturday was located in Salem Wednesday, according to police. Ludlow "Evans" Kaeser left his residential care facility in the 1700-block of Southeast 138th Avenue on Jan. 20 and did not return. He had reportedly been lost before, police said, ...
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Portland, Oregon -- An eastern Oregon boy died in Portland over the weekend after an eight-day battle with flesh-eating bacteria. The boy's mother, Sara Hebard, told FOX 12 she wants to warn other parents about how easily and quickly this disease spreads, explaining that the tragedy all started when ...
Portland, OR -- The police Bureau on Thursday announced its anticipation of multiple free speech demonstrations taking place around the city Saturday, encouraging commuters and residents to be aware in case there are any disruptions to transit or general law and order. While some demonstrations ...
The North Portland park near the airport was previously uninviting, officials said, noting few sidewalks or parking options in the area. By News Desk, News Partner | Jan 17, 2018 12:00 pm ET | Updated Jan 17, 2018 6:07 pm ET. 0. Whitaker Pond Park Improvements Include Access Routes, Parking. From Portland Parks ...
Drivers who cruise through the residential areas of Portland will soon have to drive slower. Portland city commissioners overwhelmingly approved an ordinance to reduce speeds in residential zones from 25 mph to 20 mph. Residential streets make up 70 percent of Portland's transportation network, and ...
Portland, OR - From Multnomah County elections: Thursday, Jan. 18, is the last day for voters to safely mail their ballot for the Special Election Jan. 23. Ballots can be mailed with one first class stamp. Voters are encouraged to return ballots promptly because of the possibility of inclement winter weather.
Metro, the regional government of the Portland, OR metropolitan area, is negotiating with Waste Management to develop a plan to process food waste near Portland's existing wastewater treatment plant, according to the Portland Tribune. Metro has set a late-April target for issuing a notice of intent to award ...
The 2018 festival will take place July 4 through July 7 at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in downtown Portland. Oregon Food Bank will remain a beneficiary of the event. Until this year, Oregon Food Bank has produced Waterfront Blues Festival in addition to receiving a portion of the net proceeds as beneficiary ...
The Portland, Oregon city council is taking that to heart and will consider a proposal on Wednesday to drop the speed limit on the city's 25 mph streets to 20 mph, reports the Portland Tribune. Seventy percent of Portland's roads would be affected by this change. This is part of Portland's Vision Zero Action ...
WA Portland OR Zone Forecast for Sunday, January 14, 2018. _____. 875 FPUS56 KPQR 151256 AAA. ZFPPQR. Zone Forecasts for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington...UPDATED. National Weather Service Portland OR. 456 AM PST Mon Jan 15 2018. Updated Oregon zone 8 for a Dense Fog ...
Plane headed to Portland, Oregon struck by de-icing truck before takeoff in Boston. Share. 352 Shares. Copy Link ... An Alaska airlines plane bound for Portland, Oregon from Boston's Logan International Airport collided with a de-icing vehicle before takeoff Monday afternoon. Alaska Airlines Flight 33 was ...
Portland, OR -- Amazon recently signed a lease for more space in downtown Portland. The Portland Business Journal reported the online commerce giant "signed a lease for nearly 85,000 square feet of space inside the under-construction Broadway Tower" in downtown Portland. "The expansion ...


 

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