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7 min ago | OregonLive.com
Does the Portland metro area need to use the same system on both sides of the Columbia River to alert residents of disasters? Multiple counties are looking at it.
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4 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Potholes sprout in streets faster than the gas tax generates revenue to fix them, leaving communities in search of new fees and taxes.
5 hrs ago | The Oregonian
Police will be cracking down on "distracted driving" next week, conducting a blitz against drivers who send text messages or yack on cell phones while behind the wheel.
7 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
A Vancouver couple is facing charges in connection to a Beaverton police sex trafficking investigation and a police chase that damaged three vehicles and a fence in Aloha on April 15. Everton Bailey Jr./The Oregonian The Oregonian's Yuxing Zheng reported Thursday that the Sheriffs of Oregon political action committee opposes a measure on the ... (more)
11 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland
A man walked to the front desk of the King's Row Inn and told an employee he'd been shot by his wife while staying at the motel, according to Sgt.
13 hrs ago | OregonLive.com
Washington County commissioner candidates, from left, Allen Amabisca, Andy Duyck, Elizabeth Furse and Bob Terry appear at a candidate forum at the Hillsboro Main Library last month.
Students from the Chinese American International School will celebrate the Year of the Horse with a performance Saturday at the Lake Oswego Public Library.
Jason Jay Jaynes went to trial Thursday on charges he had sex with underage girls.
Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore.
A farmer drives west on Southeast Bohna Park Road in Damascus. The county roads are rated in good condition by most county residents, according to a new survey.
On Tuesday, the Mercury began calling around to local immigrants' rights advocates and law enforcement officials, to gauge their reaction to what could be a landmark federal ruling.
For all the clumsiness of the debate format, it requires each candidate to spend a good -- or painful -- 40 minutes speaking directly into the microphone.
Deputies with the Marion County Sheriff's Office will be teaming up with other agencies to bolster patrols in the campground areas approximately four miles south of Scotts Mills in the coming days.
Although they both are facing several challengers for re-election, city commissioners Nick Fish and Dan Saltzman have not yet reported raising huge amounts of campaign cash.
The war over the future government of Portland's water supply is getting even more money.
Sherwood police have a fenced in area, behind the station, where Irma, the department's current canine, can take breaks during a shift.
The Washington County decision follows a local federal judge's ruling April 11 that Clackamas County violated a woman's constitutional rights by holding her for immigration authorities without probable cause.