Multnomah County Newswire

Multnomah County Newswire

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  1. Council to discuss homeless, affordable house and SuperfundRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Portland Tribune

    ... work to increase affordable housing by A Home for Everyone, a partnership that includes Portland, Gresham, Multnomah County and Home Forward, formally known as the Housing Authority of Portland. The session will take place as questions are ...

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  2. Two meetings set on Southeast Portland pollution problemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8, in the Esperanza Court Community Room, 3605 S.E. 28th Ave. The next evening, the Multnomah County Health Department will hold forum from 5 p.m. to 9 p. m. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, at Cleveland High School Cafeteria, 3400 S.E. ...

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  3. Mugshots: Alleged meth use has changed Oregon man's face over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | MySanAntonio.com

    ... standoff with Portland police during which he reportedly injected himself with methamphetamine. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office supplied over a dozen mugshots of Medlin this week, which illustrate the past 14 years of his life and the apparent ...

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  4. The Latest: Ammon Bundy defiant after indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... Ammon Bundy struck a defiant tone in an audio recording released on Thursday by his family. He spoke from Multnomah County Jail in Portland. Bundy defended taking over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge as a way to educate people about injustices ...

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  5. Man arrested on weapons charges in Southeast Portland barRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... contact, officers located a loaded handgun in his pants pocket. Augustus, was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm. He was ...

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  6. "Clackamas Porch Pirate" and accomplice arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... the thefts were released, tips from the pubic identified the suspects. Kanthack was already in custody in Multnomah County Jail. Anderson was then located and arrested on an outstanding warrant and drug charges. Both are also facing charges from the ...

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  7. Portland Police's 48-hour rule a barrier to accountability: Editorial Agenda 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... walled off internal affairs statement, even if compelled, would not impair a criminal prosecution," said Multnomah County Chief Deputy District Attorney Don Rees. He did acknowledge that there could be logistical issues to guarantee such information ...

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  8. What you need to know: Feb. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... the prospects they'll recover any of it. a- A day after news broke that a high-ranking official has accused Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton of creating a hostile working environment by making sexually charged comments about colleagues, the ...

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  9. Man suspected of being the Clackamas "porch pirate" in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    Law enforcement authorities are crediting the public for tips that led to the arrest of a man suspected of being the so called "porch pirate," the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office reported. Trenton Ryan Anderson, 37, is lodged at the Multnomah County Jail for a warrant and possession of methamphetamine, in addition to the various theft charges he's facing in Clackamas County, deputies reported.

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  10. Federal grand jury indicts Ammon Bundy, followersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Echo

    Ammon Bundy, leader of the monthlong armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge, said from jail Thursday that the takeover was "a needed action" and called on state and federal law enforcement officials to leave eastern Oregon. Ammon Bundy, seen in a police jail booking photo released by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, has been indicted for conspiracy in the takeover of an OR wildlife refuge.

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  11. Woman found deceased after apparent jump from downtown buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Portland Tribune

    ... Help is available for community members struggling from a mental health crisis or suicidal thoughts. The Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center is available 24 hours a day at 503-988-4888. If you or someone you know needs help with suicidal ...

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  12. 12 key questions (and answers!) about Portland's air pollution hotspotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | OregonLive.com

    ... and a 2010 inspection found no problems. A community open house has also been scheduled by the Multnomah County Health Department and Portland Public Schools, Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Cleveland High School cafeteria, 3400 S.E. 26th ...

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  13. High-speed chase follows fatal Gresham shooting - Friday, 05 February 2016 15:52Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Newberg Graphic

    ... are at the scene in Gresham and one was sent to Kalama. The East Metro Gang Taskforce was notified, and the Multnomah County District Attorney's office is aware of the situation. Alder Elementary School was in a brief lockdown, but it was lifted ...

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  14. Jonathan House - The 525-bed Wapato Jail has sat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Portland Tribune

    Multnomah County taxpayers, so far, have paid more than $90 million for the Wapato Jail that has never opened - at least $32 million more than the $58 million figure frequently cited in media stories about the unused North Portland facilities. The larger figure computed by the Portland Tribune includes interest paid to date on the state and county bonds used to finance the jail, plus the increasing amount of money the county is spending every year to maintain it.

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  15. Portland Public Schools tests air quality in Cleveland High, four other SE Portland schoolsRead the original story

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    ... weren't inside" any of the schools. A community meeting is scheduled for Tuesday evening at Cleveland High. Multnomah County Public Health and Portland Public Schools set up the session so members of the public can learn from officials with DEQ and ...

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  16. DA Rod Underhill also signs letter asking for state investigation into Sheriff Dan StatonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill has signed a letter asking the state to review and possibly investigate allegations of misconduct by Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton. The letter, which is dated Friday, is signed by both Underhill and County Chairwoman Deborah Kafoury as a follow-up to a phone conversations Kafoury and Underhill had with Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum earlier this week.

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  17. County Chair, DA ask Oregon Department of Justice to investigate SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Portland Tribune

    A letter from Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and District Attorney Rod Underhill asks the Oregon Department of Justice to review several accusations against county Sheriff Dan Staton. In addition to investigating harassment allegations included in a tort claim against Staton, the letter also requests the Department of Justice look into whether Staton overstepped his bounds when doing background checks on a county advisory committee, and whether he made threatening remarks.

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  18. Celebrate Lunar New Year With Meals on Wheels PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | OregonLive.com

    ... what they can afford. All proceeds will provide hot, nutritious meals to homebound seniors in East Multnomah County. Cherry Blossom Center is located at 740 SE 106th Avenue in the East Portland Community Center. Colette Livermore is the center ...

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  19. Life as a scullery maid really isn't that badRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Tualatin Times

    ... we embellish that detailed review of the British caste system with additional viewings (thanks to the Multnomah County Library's video collection) of the old Masterpiece Theater series 'Upstairs, Downstairs.' I now know more than I ought to about ...

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  20. Two public events planned to mark new Sellwood Bridge openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Portland Tribune

    Multnomah County has two community events planned to mark the opening of the new Sellwood Bridge - a final Feb. 25 walk across the original bridge before it is dismantled and a Feb. 27 celebration on the new bridge before it opens to traffic on March 1. The original bridge, which has remained in use while the new bridge was built, will close to traffic for the last time at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25. Half-an-hour later, it will reopen to residents from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for one last chance to say goodbye. Participants are invited to bring flashlights, electric candles, and phone lights for a final walk across the 90-year-old span.

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