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  1. Bicyclist dies in collision with truckRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    A woman riding a bicycle was killed Saturday morning when she was struck by a truck near Southeast 82nd Avenue and Flavel Street. Portland police have not released the woman's name.

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  2. Dozens of sites considered for homeless shelters and campgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Portland and Multnomah County officials have considered dozens of site for potential homeless shelters or campgrounds in the region in recent months, according to a list of locations obtained by the Portland Tribune through a public records records request. Although many have been rejected for a variety of zoning and other reasons, those still under consideration include a former restaurant at 816 N.E. Grand Ave. and a vacant lot at Northeast 74th and Roselawn St. Mayor Charlie Hales' office declined to say whether negotiations over those other properties are current underway, saying real estate transactions are confidential.

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  3. Alternative homeless campsite has contaminated soilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Portland Tribune

    Portland is preparing to offer homeless campers along the Springwater Corridor an alternative campsite that includes soil contaminated with arsenic, lead and potentially harmful chemicals. The so-called Kalbrener Property is a five acre parcel owned by the Bureau of Environmental Service near Southeast 105th Avenue and Reedway Street.

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  4. Steelheads get kick out of playing 'footy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Portland Tribune

    If you happen to be strolling through Southeast Portland's Clinton Park on a Sunday afternoon, you'll probably catch a glimpse of the Portland Steelheads as they practice. At first glance, 'footy' looks a lot like rugby.

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  5. Letters: Here's answer to Wapato transit problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | Portland Tribune

    Regarding "Open Wapato to homeless" , Harriett Heisey's reasons for opening Wapato to the homeless are right on target - except for her assumption that TriMet's No. 11 Rivergate/Marine Drive bus line would provide adequate access to and from the facility.

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  6. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Portland Tribune

    British country-rock guitarist Albert Lee has recorded with Emmylou Harris, Eric Clapton, the Everly Brothers, Deep Purple and many others. You can catch him with singer-songwriter Kate Taylor, who happens to be the sister of James as well as Livingston Taylor, at this show.

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  7. Courtesy Metro - a computerized illustration of a 60-foot articlated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Portland Tribune

    Cutting the number of bus stops by more than half along much of inner Southeast Division Street is being considered as part of the revised plan for the region's first Bus Rapid Transit line. Although some riders would have to walk farther to make a connection, the buses would be longer and carry 60 percent more passengers than now, reducing the overcrowding that frequently occurs at peak travel times.

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  8. Hales postpones Springwater Corridor sweep until Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Portland Tribune

    Mayor Charlie Hales announced late Wednesday afternoon that he is postponing the homeless sweep of the Springwater Corridor until Sept. 1. Hales said he is pushing back the sweep of the 21-mile corridor between Portland and Boring for a month because social service providers have told him they cannot accomodate the 500 homeless people estimated to be displaced from it.

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  9. Opposition surfaces to idea of using Terminal 1 for homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Portland Tribune

    Business and property owners near Terminal 1 in Northwest Portland are speaking out against its use as a homeless shelter, even temporarily. And so is environmentalist Bob Sallinger, who says using Terminal 1 as a permanent shelter will violate policies to preserve existing industrial land the City Council approved just a few weeks ago.

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  10. Most new jobs will be outside Portland, forecast showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Portland Tribune

    Although Portland was much larger than Gresham, they both had more residents and more jobs than any other city in Multnomah, Washington or Clackamas counties. That helped justify opening the first MAX line in the region to connect them.

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  11. Homeless shelter proposal breaks unwritten City Council ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Portland Tribune

    Council members usually do not interfere with the operation of bureaus overseen by other members. But Commissioner Dan Saltzman has proposed opening a homeless shelter in a vacant 68,000-square-foot warehouse owned by the Bureau of Environmental Service over the objections of its commissioner, Nick Fish.

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  12. Most new jobs will go to west side, forecast showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Portland Tribune

    Although Portland was much larger than Gresham, they both had more residents and more jobs than any other city in Multnomah, Washington or Clackamas counties. That helped justify opening the first MAX line in the region to connect them.

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  13. Status reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Portland Tribune

    T i m b e r s : Portland's next game is Sunday, July 31, at Sporting Kansas City . The Timbers lost 2-1 to the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday at Providence Park.

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  14. Letters: Look outside academia for school leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Portland Tribune

    Here's an idea that could change the way public education is conducted in our community. When considering a replacement for Carole Smith , why not do something different and simultaneously give students, parents and taxpayers the leadership they deserve? Instead of farming the interior departments of academia for the person who is the correct race, ethnic background, gender and manipulable to labor demands, why not step outside and choose a person who can actually get the job done? A person who is retired from private industry and has successfully run a large business would be ideal.

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  15. Bits & PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Portland Tribune

    Seeking to inspire, empower and connect women for two-plus decades, the Voices Lectures has announced its 23rd season in Portland. The lineup and themes: Mariel Hemingway, actress and author, 'Out Came the Sun,' Sept.

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  16. Board hears differing opinions on fuel taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Portland Tribune

    Clackamas County commissioners got a preview of the public debate about their proposed Nov. 8 ballot measure for a fuel tax to fund local road work. Two people spoke in favor of it during a public meeting last week , and one said he supports action but was unsure voters would support the proposed 6 cents per gallon.

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  17. Saltzman: Use Terminal 1 warehouse for a homeless shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Portland Tribune

    Commissioner Dan Saltzman will ask the City Council in early August to temporarily allow the empty warehouse on the city-owned Terminal 1 site in Northwest Portland to house hundreds of homeless people for18 months, and maybe longer. 'I will asked under the housing state of emergency we declared last we.

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  18. Grants would benefit Portland train movements, auto exportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Portland Tribune

    Train movements through Portland will be eased and auto exports from Portland will be boosted by millions in pending state grants earmarked for transportation projects other than highways. The decision is up to the Oregon Transportation Commission, which on Thursday heard advocates for those projects and another that would provide a new overcrossing at Interstate 405 for pedestrians and bicyclists on NW Flanders Street.

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  19. Woman injured when struck by car on NE Prescott StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Portland Tribune

    A woman was seriously injured Thursday afternoon when she was struck by a car at Northeast Eighth Avenue and Prescott Street. Portland police said the woman was taken to an area hospital with injuries they said could be life-threatening.

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  20. Auxiliary lane on I-5 planned to relieve congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Portland Tribune

    Two Metro-area highway projects designed to ease the movement of trucks and traffic have been added to the Oregon Transportation Commission's four-year statewide plan. One project would add a southbound auxiliary lane on Interstate 5 from Highway 217 in Tigard about four miles to Interstate 205 in Tualatin.

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