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  1. Portland leaders' selective interest in blue-collar Port jobs: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 |

    Portland Mayor Charlie Hales turned his back last month on Pembina Pipeline Corporation , whose proposal to build a $500 million propane export facility in the Port of Portland's Terminal 6 he'd previously championed. When none of the mayor's colleagues showed the courage to place the project back on the Council's agenda , we wondered how committed the city's elected leaders are to decent blue-collar jobs, hundreds of which would be supported by the Pembina terminal.


  2. Space beer, Rose Fest beer, street fairs and IPAs: craft beer events for May 29-June 4Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 |

    BeerMongers Andrew and chris flank Ecliptic's John Harris at the recent release party for Ecliptic/Dogfish Head collaborative IPA. The taplist featured several great beers from each brewery, including Ecliptic's excellent Helix Hoppy Lager, one of my favorites.


  3. The best pubs are part of the community: Plew's Brews to raise money for St. Johns bookstoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 |

    Structural damage has closed St. Johns Booksellers. Repairs are under way and the community is lending its support with a benefit next Friday at Plew's Brews.


  4. North Portland pride: St. Johns comes alive for neighborhood parade and BizarreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Oregonian

    There's nothing unusual about neighborhood pride here in Portland, but the people in St. Johns, the North Portland neighborhood at the edge of the map, take pride to a whole new level. People there flooded the sidewalks on Saturday morning, setting up lawn chairs along the curbs, ducking into local businesses and dancing at a stage set up downtown, where a full lineup of live music was scheduled through the afternoon and into the night.


  5. For Children's Mental Health Awareness Day, here are Oregon resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 |

    Kinship House provides mental health services to children who have experienced foster care and adoption. Some of the therapies involve outdoor play in the agency's backyard.


  6. Smoke alarms missing in 30% of Portland home fires, data showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Abby Quarterman's first Portland apartment, near Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Northeast Monroe Street, was destroyed in a fire Aug. 8, 2013. Flames leapt from a five-story apartment building under construction, scorching the second floor of the building where she and her boyfriend, Doug Evans, slept their second night in town.


  7. Smarter Balanced opt-outs leave low-income students behind: Editorial Agenda 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 |

    Conestoga Middle School students take the Smarter Balanced test. Students said they liked the more engaging format of the Smarter Balanced test.


  8. What new Oregon businesses are near you? Search our databaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Courier Mailer

    The two intriguingly named companies were among thousands that register last month as new businesses or new business names with the Oregon Secretary of State. All can be searched by name or by address in a new statewide search tool from The Oregonian/OregonLive.


  9. Portland area bakers, florists on front lines of 'religious freedom' and gay weddings debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 |

    At mid-morning Tuesday, Linda Doman parks in front of a Southeast Portland bakery, goes directly to the counter and picks up a pre-ordered birthday cake. Marty Robeson rings up the sale with a smile and the words "Praise Jesus" while her son and other workers prepare pastries in the kitchen of His Bakery .


  10. The Oregonian/OregonLive wins two first place National Headliner AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 |

    The Oregonian/OregonLive won two first places in the 2015 National Headliner Awards, as well as two second place finishes, contest coordinators announced Tuesday. John Canzano won first place for sports column writing for his work on the story of Brenda Tracy, who reported she was raped by four men in 1998.


  11. Out of the box: Inside a Portland prefab apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 |

    People driving by The Edison apartment building in North Portland may slow down to check out the new three-level construction. But neighbors know the secret: Huge portions of it were built nearby in a warehouse , trucked to the site and, in one day, fastened onto the prepared foundation.


  12. Teen rapist and robber who strangled two strangers unapologetic, gets 22 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | The Oregonian

    A teenager who strangled, then robbed or raped two strangers in North Portland last summer did not say he was sorry Tuesday, moments before a Multnomah County Circuit judge sentenced him to 22 years in prison. Alex Fransisco-Sebastian , 19, looked up at the ceiling, down at his hands and to the side -- all as the prosecutor, a victim's advocate and later one of his victims recounted the horrible details of his crimes: About 10:30 p.m. last Aug. 4, Fransisco-Sebastian walked up to a 54-year-old woman who was out with her two dogs near the Kaiser Permanente offices on North Interstate Avenue .


  13. Judge rules Portland teen not guilty of resisting arrest, has stern words for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Thai Gurule and his mother embrace after a judge on Thursday, March 12, 2015, found the 16-year-old not guilty of all criminal charges in a confrontation with police last September. A Multnomah County judge Thursday found a 16-year-old boy not guilty of all criminal charges filed against him after a violent tussle with Portland police last year on a North Portland sidewalk.


  14. Brutal cops or unruly teen? Defense attorney calls Portland police accounts 'works of fiction'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 |

    Is it a case of overzealous cops brutally punching, kneeing, tackling and pulling the hair of an innocent 16-year-old African American boy -- in full view of outraged spectators with video cameras on a North Portland sidewalk? Or is it the case of a teen with a chip on his shoulder who punched and wrestled with three police officers after they peacefully ordered him to stop and talk? Those are the questions that Multnomah County Circuit Judge Diana Stuart has been asked to decide in the case of Thai Gurule, a Roosevelt High School sophomore who is fighting criminal accusations of resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer, strangulation and attempted strangulation in Juvenile Court.


  15. Portland Tonight: A Brazilian steakhouse and Mardi Gras cocktailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 |

    Fogo de Chao is a Brazilian steakhouse, or churrascaria. Their Oregon location is in downtown Portland.


  16. Brekken's, a new diner in St. Johns, sticks to the classics: Cheap EatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | The Oregonian

    St. Johns, with its charming main street and cheap commercial rent, has always felt less like a neighborhood of Portland than like a nearby small town. Brekken's, an old-timey restaurant and lounge that opened last year in the former New Portland Rose, is working hard to keep the vibe going with warm service and enormous portions of classic diner fare.


  17. Past Tense Oregon: Old Portland firehouses continue to rise from the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 |

    If you've been following " Past Tense Oregon " for the past few weeks, you know I've developed a bit of an obsession for finding old Portland firehouses. I think I got the bug years ago when I first noticed Station No.


  18. Portland gang team investigating Woodlawn Park shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Just after 8:05 p.m., officers responded to several reports that shots were fired at the park, which is at Northeast Dekum Street and Claremont Avenue . When police arrived, they found evidence of gunfire in several areas on the east side of the park and in the neighborhood just south of the park.


  19. Storm Large stars in 'The Punishing Business,' one of many made-in-Portland shorts:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Heather Harlow's "The Punishing Business" is a Portland movie, shot in St. Johns with a cast led by Storm Large and a location that's unmistakable. "It is easy to tell, especially once you see the water tower," Harlow said of the St. Johns landmark.


  20. Pembina makes hiring and habitat commitments before crucial hearing on its propane export terminal; environmentalists unconvinced Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 |

    Pembina Marine Terminals, a subsidiary of a Canadian pipeline company, wants to build a propane export terminal at the Port of Portland. It faced a crucial zoning hearing Tuesday.


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