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  1. Oregon wants Avakian and his 'Hulk-sized ambitions': Letters to the EditorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 |

    State Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian went to the Troutdale job site where workers are building a massive bridge over the Sandy River to spread his pro-labor, pro-trades message to young potential construction workers. "You make a great wage and you are part of a brotherhood and sisterhood," he told the teens and young adults this week as noisy semis streamed past on the existing bridge.


  2. Multnomah County voters approve Oregon Historical Society levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 |

    Multnomah County voters have agreed to keep funding the Oregon Historical Society with property tax money, extending a levy first approved in 2011. Renewal of the levy won't raise taxes but will maintain the current rate of a nickel per $1,000 of assessed value, generating about $2.5 million in the 2016-17 fiscal year.


  3. Oregon Historical Society tax levy: 10 things you should knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 4 |

    Shortly after Multnomah County voters approved a 2011 tax levy to rescue the Oregon Historical Society, the nonprofit's newly hired executive director said the ballot measure was a last resort. "If we have to ask for it again, then we haven't done our job," Kerry Tymchuk said at the time.


  4. Yes on Oregon Historical Society levy: Support history in Multnomah County (Letters to the Editor)Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Oregonian

    Support Multnomah history: The Oregon Historical Society is Portland's only historical society; there are no other city or county departments that fill this role. It is not the only organization in the area that takes care of Multnomah County's history and legacy.


  5. Arson suspected in Imagination Station playground fire in TroutdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | The Oregonian

    Investigators say they believe an early Saturday fire that destroyed a wooden playground structure at Columbia Park's Imagination Station in Troutdale was intentionally set. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and Gresham Fire Department responded at 4:14 a.m. Saturday to reports of a blaze at the children's park, adjacent to Reynolds High School.


  6. Oregon dogs, cats and hedgehogs spice up Instagram: Best local pet accountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 |

    We've all done it. With a few minutes to spare before a doctor appointment, haircut or going to bed, we pick up the phone and scroll through our Instagram feed only to be underwhelmed.


  7. DHS' choice to leave Gresham raises questions: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Oregonian

    Keeping enough food on hand is the challenge for families on a food-stamp diet. Hundreds of needy clients of a Department of Health Services site in Gresham will soon need to find their way to a new site closer to Portland.


  8. Where to celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2016 in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 |

    Here are some of your best bets for St. Patrick's Day activities, some of which actually fall on the holiday. Irish storytelling: Sit back with a beer and hear stories, music and humor from the Emerald Isle for a mellow precursor to what the actual holiday might bring.


  9. Bob Dylan 2016 Oregon concert announced, tickets on sale March 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Oregonian

    Bob Dylan during the 17th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles. The iconic songwriter will headline Eugene's Cuthbert Amphitheater on June 7, after opening his latest jaunt with a pair of shows a few hours away in Woodinville, Washington.


  10. Tree topples onto vehicle, killing driver in east Multnomah CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 |

    A fatal wreck early Tuesday closed Southeast Oxbow Road in rural east Multnomah County between Southeast Division Drive and Southeast 322nd Avenue. A tree toppled onto a vehicle, killing the lone occupant, county officials said.


  11. 'Weird Al' Yankovic returning to Portland with Edgefield tour dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Oregonian

    The parody master has announced a July 28 show at the Edgefield, his return to the Portland area after a pair of sold-out concerts at the Oregon Zoo last summer. It'll be his first appearance at the Troutdale venue.


  12. Pedal the Columbia's historic highway and help connect its pieces at 2016 Gorge RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 |

    The Columbia River Gorge is pretty. That's inarguable. But taking it in from Interstate 84 can be limiting compared to the higher-elevation views attainable on the Historic Columbia River Highway.


  13. Housing crisis: Renter protection bill drops relocation costs, retaliation changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 |

    Oregon lawmakers are whittling down relief proposals aimed at tenants struggling with rising rents amid the state's escalating housing crisis - keeping 90-day notices for rent increases and evictions but dropping plans to make landlords pay relocation costs . Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer , the chairwoman of the House human services and housing committee, laid out the changes during a hearing Friday.


  14. Multnomah County Sheriff Staton accused of sexual harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 |

    Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton faces allegations of sexual harassment after a chief deputy accused him of demoting her because of her gender, medical issues and discussions with other elected officials. A chief deputy in the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office alleges Sheriff Dan Staton sexually harassed her and demoted her based on her gender and medical issues, according to a Feb. 1 tort claim filled with explicit allegations.


  15. Worst Day of the Year Ride has new routes for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | The Oregonian

    A bike ride aiming to take place on the worst day of the year has to have a sense of humor. And Portland's aptly named Worst Day of the Year ride does, even when the actual worst weather of the year cancels it, as in 2014 .


  16. Transgender woman files $75,000 lawsuit claiming biased employee wouldn't rent to herRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 |

    A 28-year-old who was born male but now is legally female has filed a $75,000 lawsuit against U-Haul, saying an employee looked at her with contempt before refusing to rent a moving van to her. Annah Kaye Smith had a reservation for a van at the U-Haul location at 704 N.E. Hogan Road in Gresham but was told when she arrived to pick it up that no vans were available, according to her lawsuit.


  17. Tree falls on car near Troutdale, injuring woman and closing highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | The Oregonian

    A tree has fallen on a car traveling on the Historic Columbia River Highway near Troutdale, injuring a woman and closing the highway. The woman was transported to a hospital to be treated for injuries that Lt.


  18. Portland Metro Tuesday Traffic: Rain moves in for the mid-morning commute; SR 502 road work in Vancouver through the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 |

    An active weather system packing plenty of rain moves in this morning and makes for a soggy commute. The afternoon commute won't be much better as rain continues and the wind gusts kick in, some to 20 mph.


  19. Freezing rain possible in parts of Portland area as morning commute gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 |

    The morning commute in the Portland area is likely to be a treacherous one with the chance of freezing rain covering already ice encrusted streets. Light spotty showers are expected to begin before dawn and extend into the morning commute.


  20. PDX weather: Following record rainfall, sun is in the forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 |

    Contrary to earlier forecasts, the Portland area is not expected to receive the type of mild accumulation we saw Sunday afternoon - at least not on the Willamatte Valley floor. We might, however, see a few snowflakes mixed in with Tuesday's scattered rain.


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