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Maine Voices: Local clean elections program would open door to more Portland candidates - Press Herald

Maine Voices: Local clean elections program would open door to more Portland candidates  Press Herald

This fall, Portland voters may have the chance to make local elected offices more accessible to everyone by adopting a public campaign financing program.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Portland firefighters trying to rescue Munjoy Hill station's Engine 1 - Press Herald

Portland firefighters trying to rescue Munjoy Hill station's Engine 1  Press Herald

The Munjoy Hill fire station would lose a fire truck under the budget proposed by Portland City Manager Jon Jennings, the president of the firefighters union said ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 8:00 am


The Wrap: This week, we learn how to misspell cemetery - Press Herald

The Wrap: This week, we learn how to misspell cemetery  Press Herald

You might need a beer or two before watching the latest movie adaptation of “Pet Sematary,” the Stephen King horror classic. Why not make it a Maine beer that ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Letter to the editor: To clean up Portland, ban filtered cigarettes - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: To clean up Portland, ban filtered cigarettes  Press Herald

Portland should give serious consideration to banning the sale of filtered cigarettes. There are, in round numbers, 50,000 adults in Portland. Using national ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 8:00 am


82nd Avenue of Roses Parade to celebrate East Portland life - Pamplin Media Group

82nd Avenue of Roses Parade to celebrate East Portland life  Pamplin Media Group

CONTROBUTED - Cha Cha the Clown (aka Regina Wollrabe) charms kids at a previous 82nd Avenue Parade. She will return to this year's event, which kicks off ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Vikings Hang With Ducks in Eugene, Shift Focus to Sacramento State - Portland State Vikings

Vikings Hang With Ducks in Eugene, Shift Focus to Sacramento State  Portland State Vikings

Two weeks ago, the Oregon Ducks were beating the No. 1 team in the country on the road. But Tuesday night, the Portland State softball team went toe-to-toe ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 5:42 am


Portland shuts down Kennebunk in 10-0 win - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Portland shuts down Kennebunk in 10-0 win  Biddeford Journal Tribune

KENNEBUNK – In a clash of youth versus experience, it was the veteran Bulldogs who took the young Rams to school. Portland used a balanced offensive ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:47 am


Woman shot in southeast Portland, rushed to hospital - KOIN.com

Woman shot in southeast Portland, rushed to hospital  KOIN.com

The woman suffered serious injuries and was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:41 am


Rumble Ponies vs. Portland: What you need to know - Press & Sun-Bulletin

Rumble Ponies vs. Portland: What you need to know  Press & Sun-Bulletin

The Binghamton Rumble Ponies begin a seven-game homestand with a four-game series against the Portland Sea Dogs that begins 6:35 p.m. Thursday.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:16 am


Bids to fix Portland's Lyseth School come in millions above estimates - The Forecaster

Bids to fix Portland's Lyseth School come in millions above estimates  The Forecaster

PORTLAND — Lyseth Elementary School is the latest city project to get a harsh math lesson. Members of a district-wide building committee and the Lyseth ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:07 am


Portland Judge Will Block Trump's Title X Abortion Restrictions - The Portland Mercury

Portland Judge Will Block Trump's Title X Abortion Restrictions  The Portland Mercury

A federal judge in Portland has signaled his intent to block a new Trump administration rule that could significantly restrict low-income Americans from receiving ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 3:40 am


Dress the part for the Portland Derby - KGW.com

Dress the part for the Portland Derby  KGW.com

The Lifestylest helps you get ready for derby day before all of the best local events are sold out... and the best hats are gone! #TonightwithCassidy lifestylest.com ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 3:22 am


Man convicted of attempting to kill rival gang member at Portland hospital - KPTV.com

Man convicted of attempting to kill rival gang member at Portland hospital  KPTV.com

A 41-year-old man convicted Tuesday of attempting to kill a rival gang member at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:53 am


Portland aluminum supplier linked to NASA rocket explosions pays millions to settle criminal charges - OregonLive.com

Portland aluminum supplier linked to NASA rocket explosions pays millions to settle criminal charges  OregonLive.com

The company that for 20 years falsified aluminum quality tests at its Portland facility agreed to pay $46 million to settle criminal charges brought by the U.S. ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:05 am


Readers respond: Portland schools' flawed bond - OregonLive.com

Readers respond: Portland schools' flawed bond  OregonLive.com

How does Portland Public Schools come up with construction estimates (“Portland school construction costs could top $1 billion; district officials lack 'rationale or ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:30 am


Yard Goats top Portland 2-1 - Hartford Courant

Yard Goats top Portland 2-1  Hartford Courant

Ty Culbreth allowed one run on five hits over 5 2/3 innings for the win as the Hartford Yard Goats (9-10) continued to inch closer to .500 with a 2-1 win over the ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:07 am


As Portland school district proposes teacher cuts, it plans to add support staff for students hit by homelessness, addiction - OregonLive

As Portland school district proposes teacher cuts, it plans to add support staff for students hit by homelessness, addiction  OregonLive

The Blanchard Education *Service* Center, 501 N. Dixon St., houses the central offices for Portland Public Schools. 0. By Eder Campuzano | The Oregonian/ ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:58 am


It's Fermented. It's Cold. It's Alive. And It's Taking Over Portland. - Willamette Week

It's Fermented. It's Cold. It's Alive. And It's Taking Over Portland.  Willamette Week

The 'booch is going big time. All around the world, kombucha—the fizzy, fermented tea with ancient origins and obscure health benefits—is blowing up. It's one ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:57 am


Portland Dietitians, Fermentation Experts and Food Scientists Dispel Kombucha Myths - Willamette Week

Portland Dietitians, Fermentation Experts and Food Scientists Dispel Kombucha Myths  Willamette Week

Kombucha is often marketed as a wonder drink. Google its health benefits and you'll find articles about curing cancer and reversing degenerative diseases.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:55 am


Robert Deering Started America's First Kombucha Brand in Portland. Two Decades After Going Out of Business, He's Finally Brewing Again. - Willamette Week

Robert Deering Started America's First Kombucha Brand in Portland. Two Decades After Going Out of Business, He's Finally Brewing Again.  Willamette Week

In 1994, Robert Deering saw the future of the beverage industry right in his own kitchen. A friend of a friend—an older, van-driving hippie type—had come to stay ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:55 am


Five Places to Get Kombucha on Tap in Portland - Willamette Week

Five Places to Get Kombucha on Tap in Portland  Willamette Week

Soma Kombucha. 7319 N John Ave.; 3777 SE Belmont St., 530-980-4065, somakombucha.com., St. Johns: 11 am-5 pm Monday-Thursday, 11 am-6 pm ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:55 am


DeRosier memorial includes Longview, Kelso, Portland - KOIN.com

DeRosier memorial includes Longview, Kelso, Portland  KOIN.com

Communities between Longview and Portland will be able to see the Wednesday procession with the body of fallen Cowlitz County Deputy Justin DeRosier.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:21 am


Blazers Preview: HUGE Game Tonight! - Blogtown - The Portland Mercury

Blazers Preview: HUGE Game Tonight! - Blogtown  The Portland Mercury

It's a showdown in Rip City tonight as a the Trailblazers take on Oklahoma City in game five of their best of seven playoff series. This first round match-up has ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:46 pm


Little Big Burger Hires Prominent Portland Law Firm as Tensions With Workers Grows - Willamette Week

Little Big Burger Hires Prominent Portland Law Firm as Tensions With Workers Grows  Willamette Week

Tensions are quickly escalating between workers and management amid Portland's second fast food union drive. Last month, employees at Little Big Burger on ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:11 pm


Donors Help Fund Portland's Program to Aid Asylum Seekers - NECN

Donors Help Fund Portland's Program to Aid Asylum Seekers  NECN

The Wall Street Journal printed an article this January. It was titled "Maine's Largest City Strains Under Asylum-Seeker Influx." Normally, Portland gets attention ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:53 pm


New Zealand startup moves headquarters to Portland - OregonLive.com

New Zealand startup moves headquarters to Portland  OregonLive.com

AskNicely now employs 35 in Portland, working in customer *service*, sales, finance and human resources. It employs another 15 in Auckland.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:48 pm


The Feds Seized a Homeless Portland Woman's Tax Refund to Cover Her Student Loan Debt - Willamette Week

The Feds Seized a Homeless Portland Woman's Tax Refund to Cover Her Student Loan Debt  Willamette Week

Alex Patterson needed her $3,063 tax refund to secure a studio apartment for her daughter and herself after a month of living in a car. The federal government ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:25 pm


Grass Is Greener: New Netflix Documentary Spotlights Portland Cannabis Industry Leaders - The Portland Mercury

Grass Is Greener: New Netflix Documentary Spotlights Portland Cannabis Industry Leaders  The Portland Mercury

In case you missed it over the 4/20 weekend, Netflix released Grass Is Greener, a documentary that explores America's complicated relationship with cannabis.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:03 pm


Check Out the Menus for Portland Indonesian Restaurant Gado Gado - Eater Portland

Check Out the Menus for Portland Indonesian Restaurant Gado Gado  Eater Portland

Pork-and-blood-sausage corn dogs and Dungeness crab fried rice will hit tables at the Indonesian-Chinese restaurant opening in Northeast Portland this spring.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:57 pm


Cavs receive permission to interview Portland’s David Vanterpool, Nate Tibbetts - Fear the Sword

Cavs receive permission to interview Portland’s David Vanterpool, Nate Tibbetts  Fear the Sword

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavs have received permission from the Portland Trail Blazers to interview assistant coaches Nate Tibbetts and ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


Portland naturopathic university appoints new leader - Portland Business Journal

Portland naturopathic university appoints new leader  Portland Business Journal

Portland's National University of Natural Medicine has appointed Dr. Christine Girard as president, succeeding David Schleich. Girard will take over July 1 from ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:30 pm


PSO receives $500000 for music education from Lunder Foundation - Press Herald

PSO receives $500000 for music education from Lunder Foundation  Press Herald

The Portland Symphony Orchestra has received $500,000 from the Lunder Foundation to support the orchestra's musical education programs. With the gift, the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:15 pm


Bill to ban vaping at schools sails through Maine Senate - Press Herald

Bill to ban vaping at schools sails through Maine Senate  Press Herald

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate unanimously approved a bill Tuesday banning electronic cigarettes, or vaping devices, from school grounds in Maine.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:00 pm


Woman sues Portland Streetcar after falling and fracturing thigh bone while buying ticket - OregonLive

Woman sues Portland Streetcar after falling and fracturing thigh bone while buying ticket  OregonLive

A 78-year-old woman filed a lawsuit Monday seeking $934,474 in damages after she fell and fractured her femur and suffered other injuries while buying a ticket ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:22 pm


Portland's Keller Auditorium Presents SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL - Broadway World

Portland's Keller Auditorium Presents SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL  Broadway World

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical is coming to Portland's Keller Auditorium from ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 6:19 pm


E-Scooters Are Back in Portland, Starting Friday - Willamette Week

E-Scooters Are Back in Portland, Starting Friday  Willamette Week

Electric scooters will be back on Portland streets this weekend. Love them or hate them, e-scooters return Friday for a second, year-long pilot program.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:35 pm


Was the visitor from Idaho right about Portland's downtown? - OregonLive

Was the visitor from Idaho right about Portland's downtown?  OregonLive

A recent letter writer from Lewiston, Idaho, chastised Portland leaders after a downtown stay for a concert. He sarcastically wrote: What a great place for tourists ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:29 pm


White Denim Give Blazing 4/20 Performance in Portland, OR (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS) - Glide Magazine

White Denim Give Blazing 4/20 Performance in Portland, OR (SHOW REVIEW/PHOTOS)  Glide Magazine

Eclectic Austin rockers White Denim have been chugging along for close to 15 years, and in the process they have been quietly building a prolific body of.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:54 pm


Top pitching prospect Darwinzon Hernandez joins Red Sox - Press Herald

Top pitching prospect Darwinzon Hernandez joins Red Sox  Press Herald

The Red Sox added top pitching prospect Darwinzon Hernandez as the 26th man on their roster for Tuesday's nightcap of a doubleheader with the Detroit Tigers ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:51 pm


Portland school budget in city councilors' hands - The Forecaster

Portland school budget in city councilors' hands  The Forecaster

PORTLAND — City councilors on Monday accepted the fiscal year 2020 school budget for review, appropriated donations made to the Community Support Fund ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:37 pm


Good Morning, News: 11 Climate Activists Arrested in Portland, The Latest on Sri Lanka, and the Supreme Court's Big Week - The Portland Mercury

Good Morning, News: 11 Climate Activists Arrested in Portland, The Latest on Sri Lanka, and the Supreme Court's Big Week  The Portland Mercury

Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things to Do in Portland today. Good morning, Portland! Here is your friendly ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:21 pm


Port of Portland intermodal service grows, but still loses money - Capital Press

Port of Portland intermodal service grows, but still loses money  Capital Press

Productivity problems have receded into memory at the Port of Portland's container terminal as it's ramped up truck-to-rail operations for Oregon farm exports.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 3:00 pm


Belmo: I Want Portland Environment Everywhere Apr 23, 2019 - FloBowling

Belmo: I Want Portland Environment Everywhere Apr 23, 2019  FloBowling

After winning his Round of 16 match at the PBA Playoffs, Jason Belmonte says he'd like to see the environment at Bayside Bowl every week.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:50 pm


Portland, Ore.: Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution - Workers World

Portland, Ore.: Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution  Workers World

The Hands Off Venezuela Coalition in Portland, Ore., displayed banners and placards calling for “No Sanctions, No Coup, No Media Lies” over the I-5 freeway ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:39 pm


Police: Three people seriously injured in two-vehicle crash in SE Portland; impairment suspected - KPTV.com

Police: Three people seriously injured in two-vehicle crash in SE Portland; impairment suspected  KPTV.com

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Three people were rushed to the hospital early Tuesday morning following a crash in southeast Portland.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:17 am


Our View: Legislature should reconsider plan to hike tax on alcohol - Press Herald

Our View: Legislature should reconsider plan to hike tax on alcohol  Press Herald

You might think that lawmakers would jump at the chance to reduce suicides and domestic-violence assaults without spending a dime. But if doing so involves ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Portland, Beaverton police arrest man for bank robbery - Beaverton Valley Times News

Portland, Beaverton police arrest man for bank robbery  Beaverton Valley Times News

Portland, Beaverton police arrest man for bank robbery, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Your City Hall: Portland wants to hear resident's views on three issues - Pamplin Media Group

Your City Hall: Portland wants to hear resident's views on three issues  Pamplin Media Group

The Portland Bureau of Transportation, the Portland Police Bureau, and the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability are seeking comment on multiple projects.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 am


5 things to know about the proposed Portland Public Schools budget - OregonLive

5 things to know about the proposed Portland Public Schools budget  OregonLive

The Blanchard Education *Service* Center, 501 N. Dixon St., houses the central offices for Portland Public Schools. 8. By Eder Campuzano | The Oregonian/ ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 4:45 am


Portland man arrested in Salem-area killing - OregonLive.com

Portland man arrested in Salem-area killing  OregonLive.com

A Portland man has been arrested in the killing of a woman who authorities say was found strangled and beaten in a home near Jefferson late Saturday.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:27 am


Monday's high school roundup: Portland triumphs in softball - Press Herald

Monday's high school roundup: Portland triumphs in softball  Press Herald

Winning pitcher Jill Joyce hit a two-run triple as part of a five-run fifth inning Monday as Portland downed Falmouth 7-3 in an SMAA softball game shortened to ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:05 am


Portland allocates $45000 in private donations to aid asylum seekers - Press Herald

Portland allocates $45000 in private donations to aid asylum seekers  Press Herald

The Portland City Council voted unanimously Monday to use private donations to continue providing financial assistance to asylum-seekers who are ineligible ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:09 am


Traded for Swihart, Wilson arrives in Portland - Press Herald

Traded for Swihart, Wilson arrives in Portland  Press Herald

He homered and doubled the night before. Marcus Wilson could not wait to get back at it again and was penciled into last Friday's lineup. Then he was scratched ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:47 am


Man arrested in Washington Co. after robbing bank in SW Portland - KPTV.com

Man arrested in Washington Co. after robbing bank in SW Portland  KPTV.com

A 51-year-old man was arrested in Washington County Monday after police say he robbed a bank in southwest Portland.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:17 am


Proposed Portland-Area Transportation Measure Could Designate Half of Funds to Highway and Road Infrastructure - Willamette Week

Proposed Portland-Area Transportation Measure Could Designate Half of Funds to Highway and Road Infrastructure  Willamette Week

The multi-billion-dollar regional transportation measure expected to be on the 2020 ballot may dedicate 50 percent of funds toward highway and road ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:33 pm


Video shows moments before apparently random stabbing in NE Portland - OregonLive

Video shows moments before apparently random stabbing in NE Portland  OregonLive

Newly released surveillance footage shows the moments leading up to an apparently random stabbing in Northeast Portland last month. Portland police on ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:36 pm


TriMet offered free ads to Portland Saturday Market amid Skidmore MAX station fight - OregonLive

TriMet offered free ads to Portland Saturday Market amid Skidmore MAX station fight  OregonLive

TriMet offered free ad space to Portland Saturday Market, one of the chief critics of a proposal to close a nearby light rail station.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:31 pm


Wind turbine company moving HQ to Portland from California - OregonLive.com

Wind turbine company moving HQ to Portland from California  OregonLive.com

Diamond WTG Engineering & Services is owned by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:37 pm


Meet TEDx Portland speaker Xiomara Torres - KGW.com

Meet TEDx Portland speaker Xiomara Torres  KGW.com

KGW's Brenda Braxton will be running features on Sunrise all week ahead of TEDx in Portland this Saturday.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:56 pm


Portland’s new electric buses run on wind energy, a first in US transit - Electrek

Portland’s new electric buses run on wind energy, a first in US transit  Electrek

Portland's public mass transit agency TriMet started transitioning to a clean energy bus fleet last week with the introduction of its first all-electric bus. The new bus ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:57 pm


The Star will bring better deep-dish pizza to Portland this year - OregonLive

The Star will bring better deep-dish pizza to Portland this year  OregonLive

If it's half as good as the original, The Star will be the best deep-dish pizzeria in Portland.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:06 pm


Funeral held for Portland student who died after fall at New York college's bell tower - KATU

Funeral held for Portland student who died after fall at New York college's bell tower  KATU

A funeral will be held Monday for Sydney Monfries, a college student originally from the Portland area who died last Sunday (April 14) after she fell from a bell ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:29 pm


Tuesday, April 23, 2019: Portland paid sick leave, money back for young people, Non Sequitur resurrection - Bangor Daily News

Tuesday, April 23, 2019: Portland paid sick leave, money back for young people, Non Sequitur resurrection  Bangor Daily News

I am a full-time student and work 15 hours per week as an in-home caregiver. I know what it's like to come home from an 8-hour school day, straight into the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:01 pm


Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead - Fox News

Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead  Fox News

Russell Westbrook went cold just when Dame Time hit in the third quarter again.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:06 am


Office building proposed in Portland's India Street neighborhood - Press Herald

Office building proposed in Portland's India Street neighborhood  Press Herald

Portland's rapidly redeveloping East End may soon get a new seven-story office building, followed by a four-story housing project. The $7 million Fore Street ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Ownership of Falmouth pizza shop in transition - Press Herald

Ownership of Falmouth pizza shop in transition  Press Herald

A family that has owned a Falmouth pizza shop for more than four decades says their landlord sought changes in ownership that are forcing the business out.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Polluted site prepped for N. Portland affordable housing - Pamplin Media Group

Polluted site prepped for N. Portland affordable housing  Pamplin Media Group

Polluted site prepped for N. Portland affordable housing, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Uber passenger dies in Portland crash - KEZI TV

Uber passenger dies in Portland crash  KEZI TV

Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph crashed into a sport-utility vehicle, killing an Uber passenger.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:13 am


Efforts by Portland, state navigate path out of chronic homelessness - Press Herald

Efforts by Portland, state navigate path out of chronic homelessness  Press Herald

Steve Bowie thinks back to the two years he spent on Portland's streets and remembers the feeling of hopelessness. For 28 months, he battled with a longtime ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Seattle is dying; so are Portland and Spokane - Lewiston Morning Tribune

Seattle is dying; so are Portland and Spokane  Lewiston Morning Tribune

A few weeks back, my wife and I headed to Portland, Ore., for a mini-vacation and a concert.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Musician Roy Ayers Rushed To Hospital Upon Arrival In Portland - OPB News

Musician Roy Ayers Rushed To Hospital Upon Arrival In Portland  OPB News

Musician Roy Ayers was rushed to the hospital after arriving at Portland International Airport Saturday afternoon, according to organizers of the Soul'd Out Music ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 12:28 am


New Portland pot shop invites public to buy stake in the business - KATU

New Portland pot shop invites public to buy stake in the business  KATU

PORTLAND, Ore. – A new marijuana dispensary in Northeast Portland is generating a lot of buzz. The owners of The People's Dispensary on Northeast Sandy ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 10:47 pm


Underground Donut Tour comes to Portland - KOIN.com

Underground Donut Tour comes to Portland  KOIN.com

A new food tour is now available in Portland -- the Underground Donut Tour.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 9:18 pm


Portland county pays $100,000 in lawsuit tied to Blue Lives Matter flag - The Guardian

Portland county pays $100,000 in lawsuit tied to Blue Lives Matter flag  The Guardian

Multnomah employee alleges she was harassed for asking for flag's removal, saying it demeaned Black Lives Matter. Associated Press in Portland, Oregon.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 7:50 pm


Proposed city sick-day ordinance will protect Portland's unique workforce - Press Herald

Proposed city sick-day ordinance will protect Portland's unique workforce  Press Herald

In her Maine Voices op-ed Wednesday, Quincy Hentzel, president and CEO of the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce, repeats the same tired talking ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Exotic cat taken to sanctuary after escape in Portland - KOIN.com

Exotic cat taken to sanctuary after escape in Portland  KOIN.com

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A large exotic cat that escaped its home and was later captured by the Department of Fish and Wildlife is now living at a local wildlife ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 3:08 am


Attempted rape suspect arrested in Northwest Portland - KATU

Attempted rape suspect arrested in Northwest Portland  KATU

A 23-year-old is facing sex assault charges in what police describe as a stranger-on-stranger attack in Northwest Portland early Friday morning. Princeton ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 12:14 am


Metro President Says Portland Leaders Won't Restore the Zoo Train Route to Rose Garden - Willamette Week

Metro President Says Portland Leaders Won't Restore the Zoo Train Route to Rose Garden  Willamette Week

As Portland leaders consider the landscape of transportation for the decades ahead, one thing that won't be getting governmental attention is restoration of the ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 11:39 pm


Environmentalists urge City Hall to halt crude oil exports through Portland - OregonLive

Environmentalists urge City Hall to halt crude oil exports through Portland  OregonLive

Six environmental groups sent letters to Mayor Ted Wheeler and Portland's city commissioners on Friday, urging them to halt the expansion of a crude oil export ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 10:36 pm


Man accused of repeatedly assaulting female riders banned for life from Portland buses, trains - NBC News

Man accused of repeatedly assaulting female riders banned for life from Portland buses, trains  NBC News

Jared Walter, 32, was banned for life from using the Portland, Oregon, transit system after he was repeatedly accused of assaulting female riders.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 9:40 pm


Islanders given a reprieve from parking garage evictions in Portland - Press Herald

Islanders given a reprieve from parking garage evictions in Portland  Press Herald

A privately owned parking garage near Portland's waterfront is restoring access for 20 island residents who were told last week that they would have to give up ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 8:44 pm


New coffee shop takes over Ristretto Roasters location in Northwest Portland - OregonLive.com

New coffee shop takes over Ristretto Roasters location in Northwest Portland  OregonLive.com

Prince Coffee will move into Schoolhouse Electric and Supply Co. in Northwest Portland, several months after Ristretto Roasters left the space amid controversy ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:25 pm


Portland settles invasion of privacy suit for $50K - KOIN.com

Portland settles invasion of privacy suit for $50K  KOIN.com

The Portland City Council has approved spending $50000 to settle an invasion of privacy lawsuit brought against the Police Bureau by a former Washington ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:10 pm


Readers respond: Portland needs to clean up its act - OregonLive.com

Readers respond: Portland needs to clean up its act  OregonLive.com

My wife and I recently returned to Portland for a Michael Bublé concert after a four-year hiatus from the city. We stayed downtown. What a great place for tourists ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:00 pm


Police conduct homicide investigation in downtown Portland - KATU

Police conduct homicide investigation in downtown Portland  KATU

Homicide detectives canvassed a neighborhood for evidence near where a man was killed early Friday morning. Officers responded to a report of a disturbance ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 1:41 pm


Portland Business Alliance signs off on $2 billion tax hike – if the structure of the tax changes - OregonLive.com

Portland Business Alliance signs off on $2 billion tax hike – if the structure of the tax changes  OregonLive.com

The letter represents the first time the Portland Business Alliance has taken a position on the tax hike, the biggest issue before the Legislature this spring.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:59 pm


Portland Agencies Might Build a Funicular Up the Side of Marquam Hill - Willamette Week

Portland Agencies Might Build a Funicular Up the Side of Marquam Hill  Willamette Week

Portland has plenty of boutique public transit options: This is a town where you can take a streetcar to the aerial tram. But one thing we don't have? A funicular.

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:49 pm


As Portland's traffic worsens support for tolls rises, polls finds - OregonLive

As Portland's traffic worsens support for tolls rises, polls finds  OregonLive

As Portland gridlock worsens, metro drivers are growing more comfortable with the idea of paying a toll to drive on sections of Interstate 5 and 205, but they ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:07 pm


Police investigate reported sex assault at popular Portland bar - OregonLive

Police investigate reported sex assault at popular Portland bar  OregonLive

The alleged attack occurred March 31 at the White Owl Social Club during a daytime dance party celebrating Holi, a renowned Hindu festival held worldwide, ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 11:03 pm


Portland settles invasion of privacy lawsuit for $50,000 - OregonLive.com

Portland settles invasion of privacy lawsuit for $50,000  OregonLive.com

The Portland City Council on Wednesday approved spending $50000 to settle an invasion of privacy lawsuit brought against the Police Bureau by a former ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:41 pm


Portland area's population growth shows signs of slowing: Morning briefing - OregonLive

Portland area's population growth shows signs of slowing: Morning briefing  OregonLive

Subscribe to get the Morning Briefing newsletter delivered to your email inbox weekdays at 7 a.m.. The Portland, Oregon sign near the Burnside bridge. (Bruce ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 2:00 pm


Letter to the editor: Portland's trajectory tough on retirees - Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Portland's trajectory tough on retirees  Press Herald

Re: “Letter to the editor: City manager recognizes need for Portland to rein in spending,” by John P. Rague (April 13):. I humbly offer my and my wife, Sharon's, ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 8:00 am


After Portland's Withdrawal from Joint Terrorism Task Force, Community Groups Push City Hall to Outline Rules of Engagement - Willamette Week

After Portland's Withdrawal from Joint Terrorism Task Force, Community Groups Push City Hall to Outline Rules of Engagement  Willamette Week

In an email sent today, community groups—including the American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon, Unite Oregon and the Albina Ministerial Alliance—are ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:09 pm


The Top Five Places to Eat in Portland This Week - Willamette Week

The Top Five Places to Eat in Portland This Week  Willamette Week

3207 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 503-956-7455. Breakfast tacos are one of the few major food trends Portland has yet to successfully pilfer. Leave it to Matt Vicedomini ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 6:43 pm


The 30 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: April 19-21 - The Portland Mercury

The 30 Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: April 19-21  The Portland Mercury

Jump to: Friday | Saturday | Sunday Friday, April 19 Ural Thomas & the Pain, Federale, Orquestra Pacifico Tropical It's tragic that in this era of revitalized ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 4:21 pm


Paxton Gate PDX – Portland, Oregon - Atlas Obscura

Paxton Gate PDX – Portland, Oregon  Atlas Obscura

Discover Paxton Gate PDX in Portland, Oregon: Entering this curiosity shop is like stepping into a mad scientist's lab.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:00 pm


Readers Respond to Portland's Planned Bike Infrastructure Projects: “Y'all Just Love to Complain, Huh?” - Willamette Week

Readers Respond to Portland's Planned Bike Infrastructure Projects: “Y'all Just Love to Complain, Huh?”  Willamette Week

Last week, WW wrote about three infrastructure projects Portland City Hall is pursuing in attempts to maintain its status as a bike town ("Breaking the Cycle," WW, ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 12:24 pm


A Dozen Companies Apply to Put Scooters on Portland Streets This Spring - Willamette Week

A Dozen Companies Apply to Put Scooters on Portland Streets This Spring  Willamette Week

E-scooters could be returning to Portland by the end of the month, and 12 companies have applied for inclusion in the city's second pilot program. In the city's ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


How Portland Is Dealing With Civil Protest Escalating To Civil Unrest - NPR

How Portland Is Dealing With Civil Protest Escalating To Civil Unrest  NPR

Portland, Ore., has a history of embracing protest. But since Trump was elected, civil protest has often boiled over into civil unrest — a problem that's challenging ...

Published on 26 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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