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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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The Hi-Lo Hotel is a modern boutique hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon, offering a quiet, relaxing stay in the heart of the city. My husband and I recently celebrated our 17th anniversary. I KNOW – we got married when we were babies, y'all. Since we were leaving later that week for a spring break…
Mark Goldsby and Marci Harris were arrested Monday after police found guns, drugs, and stolen mail in their car during a traffic stop. By Travis Loose, Patch Staff | Apr 17, 2018 5:32 pm ET. 0. Fugitive Arrested During Traffic Stop; Drugs, Guns Seized. PORTLAND, OR — A Portland police traffic stop Monday night resulted in ...

Activists in Portland, Oregon, have launched a billboard campaign to battle white supremacy. ... An activist group called Portland Equity in Action has been erecting billboards in Portland, Ore., in order to, "confront and disrupt the rampant complacency in this city regarding issues of white supremacy and ...
PORTLAND, OR — A 20-year-old man visiting Portland with his mother disappeared last night while staying at the Shilo Inn Rose Garden, according to Portland police. Kayleb Epperson reportedly stepped out of his hotel room to get some air while only wearing a pair of shorts; he hasn't been seen since.
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday hangs from the rim after a dunk in front of Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer) ORG XMIT: ORCM106.
PORTLAND, OR — Police on Sunday began investigating an early morning shooting at a home and the Mt. Scott Learning Center in Southeast Portland. No injuries were reported, but police are treating the incident as gang-related. The home and alternative high school are both located in the 6100-block ...

Transit tickets have been showing up in our Google Pay APK teardowns since October of last year, finally appearing for the first time with support for the Las Vegas Monorail. The premise is simple: instead of having to purchase a physical ticket and topping it up for public transportation, users can tap their ...
PORTLAND, Ore. (KGW) - We flush and we forget. But what if all that waste didn't have to be wasted? The city of Portland, Oregon just opened its first natural gas fueling station at its wastewater treatment plant. The city says it's a major milestone for its "Poop to Power Project." It might sound gross, but city ...
The new pay phone at Landline Creative Labs, 209 Pearl St. in Ypsilanti, looks ordinary, but it's got a unique twist: thanks to Portland, Ore.-based nonprofit Futel, you don't have to pay to use it at all. The phone across from the Ypsilanti Transit Center is only the seventh Futel has installed and its first outside ...
PORTLAND, OR — Crime Stoppers of Oregon on Tuesday announced a cash reward for any information that leads to the arrest of a man suspected of committing arson at a mobile home community last year. The fire was first reported just before 8:45 p.m. Aug. 9 at Portland American Mobilodge, 16901 S.E. ...
OREGON -- Oregon and other west coast states could see $22.9 million in funding for its earthquake warning system. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) recently announced that the money, a record amount, was allocated for ShakeAlert in the fiscal year 2018 spending bill. Schiff led the congressional effort to ...
Darren Brodine, 51, was spotted breaking into a car and taking a purse in downtown Portland Sunday, police said. By Travis Loose, Patch Staff | Mar 27, 2018 2:02 pm ET. 0. Police Catch Car Prowler In The Act. PORTLAND, OR — Following a car clout on Sunday, which resulted in an arrest, Portland police remind ...
WA Portland OR Zone Forecast for Monday, March 26, 2018. _____. 498 FPUS56 KPQR 261831. ZFPPQR. Recommended Video: Error setting up player: Invalid license key. Now Playing: Mike Thomas has the FOX 5 Weather forecast for Monday, March 26. Media: Fox5DC. Zone Forecasts for Northwest ...
Think farm-to-fork dining, dedicated vegan eateries, kombucha on tap and urban wineries, Portland is a foodies dream and is what put it top of my must-eat map! With more than 75 craft breweries and around 1000 options on tap, Portland froths over its IPAs and lagers. In fact, on a Brewvana Portland ...
OREGON -- An effort to ban assault weapons in the state of Oregon made headway this week. Petitioners said the submitted 3,500 signatures to the Secretary of State for verification, according to the Statesman Journal. If the signatures prove to be from registered voters, the initiative will be on the ...
PORTLAND, OR -- Funding and miracles are needed for a Portland teen seriously injured after a devastating car crash earlier this month. Caitlyn Potter is at Oregon Health & Science University after having organs removed and bones fractured, according to a fundraising page created for the teen. Potter, 18 ...
PORTLAND, OR -- An Oregon bar reportedly shared its employees personal information, including social security numbers, in a Facebook post. Vanguard, the student newspaper at Portland State University, reported The Know, a bar in northeast Portland, shared the personal data last Friday night.

Portland, Oregon has become one of America's hottest destinations for entrepreneurs--thanks in part to its vibrant startup scene. Here's a guide for navigating who to know and what to see in the highly caffeinated Pacific Northwest city.
... Possible Outcomes. State officials updated 20-year-old estimates for cost of damage, number of injuries and fatalities, and potential populations affected. By News Desk, News Partner | Mar 16, 2018 10:00 am ET | Updated Mar 16, 2018 8:59 pm ET. 0. Cascadia Earthquake: State Department Updates Possible Outcomes.
Billed as "Oregon's #1 Consumer Showcase for Women," the Expo is also taking on the responsibility of being Portland's "biggest St. Patty's Day party," which should shock the city's myriad drinking establishments who pride themselves on their high quality Amateur Hour shenanigans. The 2018 edition of ...
Good opened its doors in Portland's Southeast neighborhood in 2014. Since then, the multi-roaster cafe transitioned to a roaster and opened a second cafe (with another on the way). The company is now braving the exciting, adventurous world of bottling coffee beverages for the ever-growing ...
"This is the United States of America, and this is Portland, Oregon where we provide a welcoming and supportive environment in all PP&R's programs and facilities - for everyone. And Portland Parks & Recreation will continue to do so." Portland Parks & Recreation, via the Parks for New Portlanders ...
Heritage Financial in Olympia, Wash., has agreed to buy Premier Commercial Bancorp in Hillsboro, Ore. The $4.6 billion-asset Heritage said in a press release late Thursday that it will pay $88.6 million in stock for the $401 million-asset Premier. The deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter, ...
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Police say two people are dead after a shooting in a suburb south of Portland. Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Brian Jensen says officers responded Wednesday afternoon to a home in West Linn and found two bodies outside. Police say they are not looking for a suspect ...
WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Police say two people are dead after a shooting in a suburb south of Portland. Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Brian Jensen says officers responded Wednesday afternoon to a home in West Linn and found two bodies outside. Police say they are not looking for a suspect ...
PORTLAND, OR — Eat a sub sandwich this month at one of 17 Portland metro/Salem area Jersey Mike's Subs locations to support Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel. For its eighth annual Month of Giving campaign, Jersey Mike's Subs will accept customer donations as well as make donations ...
Tiny horses have been taking over Portland's streets for decades. Look down, and you'll likely find some tethered to one of the antique horse rings scattered throughout the sidewalks. Top Places in Portland · Weather Machine. Portland, Oregon. Weather Machine. This public art piece proves that in Portland even reporting ...
A large fire at an auto-salvage yard has sent heavy smoke into the sky over Portland, Oregon. (March 12). Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Get updates and more Breaking News here: http://smarturl.it/APBreakingNews. The Associated Press is the essential global news ...
0. 2 Men Arrested, Charged With Robbing Rounder's Bar In NE Portland. PORTLAND, OR — Police on Thursday arrested two men accused of robbing Rounder's Bar late Wednesday night. Sergio Nathaniel Hill, 24, and Eric Ramone Metcalfe, 45, were taken to the Multnomah County Jail on two counts of ...
NEW BOSTON, NH, February 23, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- miEdge has moved into permanent new offices in the U.S. Bancorp Tower, downtown Portland, OR. miEdge, the premier provider of Insurance prospecting solutions, selected the Portland, OR location to offer a West Coast presence and coast to coast support for ...
Here's how many hours the typical person would need to work each week to afford a home in cities across the country. Tags. Economics · Photo Credit · Payment · List Price · Work · Mortgage · Income · Portland. More from this section. 2:24. How to Build a Rocket to Mars · 2:45 · This Woman Owns Over ...
PORTLAND, OR — The National Weather Service, with guidance from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, issued another winter weather advisory Wednesday afternoon, warning Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington residents to prepare for another possible snow storm.
PORTLAND, OR — Few homes built in the 1920s age as well as this Mediterranean-style villa in Southeast Portland's beautiful Eastmoreland neighborhood. Of course, it's had some help: upgrades and home remodels have kept its unique construction alive and flourishing for 91 years. Arched doorways ...
PORTLAND, OR — Portland Public Schools announced late Tuesday the cancellation of all Wednesday classes and activities due to the winter storm that hit the Portland metro region. Weather forecasts issued late Monday called for a winter weather advisory across a good portion of the Pacific Northwest, ...
If you're wondering who to thank for the clothes you wear, the food you eat, the robust coffee you drink, the blossoming craft beer scene and the rise of the bicycle, then look no further than Portland – one of America's hippest and most exciting cities. Renowned for its trend-setting street food, over 75 ...
Tiny horses have been taking over Portland's streets for years. Look down, and you'll likely find some tethered to one of the antique horse rings scattered throughout the sidewalks. Top Places in Portland · Weather Machine. Portland, Oregon. Weather Machine. This public art piece proves that in Portland even reporting the ...
Rachel Dovey's report in Next City, “Tenants Rights Advocates Score Victory in Portland,” explains the expansion of an innovative sort of just-cause termination law. The Portland law was designed to provide relocation payments when landlords failed to renew the rental agreements of tenants who were in ...
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 ...


 

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