Multnomah County Newswire

Multnomah County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Multnomah County, OR.

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  1. Deputies suspend recovery efforts for Portland man presumed drowned in Columbia RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    John David Martin was trying to retrieve his boat, which had become unanchored from Ackerman Island's shore, when he went under the water Wednesday night, deputies said, citing early information. Reports indicate Martin swam to and from the boat, which went toward the channel, several times before going under, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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  2. On verge of mistrial, man accused of shooting 3 at Exotica strip club agrees to 5-year plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... Brown, 32, ended his trial on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, by agreeing to a five-year prison sentence. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office) A 32-year-old man accused in a triple shooting at a strip club got five years in prison, but not for spraying ...

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  3. Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith's wages garnished over $37,000 tax debtRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith owes more than $26,000 in unpaid taxes and another $10,000 in fees and interest, according to a warrant obtained by The Oregonian/OregonLive. The document shows the debt was accrued as of Dec. 31, 2012, after Smith was elected to the county board of commissioners in 2010.

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  4. Multnomah ESD begins new chapterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... living up to its potential lately. 'The ESD really has the potential here to impact 100,000 students in Multnomah County,' says Superintendent Sam Breyer of the district, which provides special education, school health and many other services to all ...

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  5. County Commissioner Loretta Smith owes $37,000 in back taxes, penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith's public paycheck is shrinking by $805 this week as the state garnishes her wages for nearly $37,000 in unpaid taxes and penalties. Smith, who makes nearly $101,000 a year, owes $26,695.92 in state taxes plus $10,077.07 in penalties, fees and interest, according to a June 3 garnishment warrant that the county received from the Oregon Department of Revenue.

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  6. County Commissioner Loretta Smith Owes Nearly $37,000 in Taxes, PenaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Pordland Mercury

    Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith owes $36,723 in back taxes, penalties, and interest according to a document obtained by the Mercury from the county's Assessment and Taxation office. A distraint warrant from the Oregon Department of Revenue was filed against Smith with the Multnomah County Assessment and Taxation Office in June, detailing the commissioner owes $26,695.92 in taxes, $6,706.80 in penalties and fees, and $3,270.27 in interest for the taxation period ending in December 2012.

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  7. The Honorable Katherine Tennyson Elected as NCJFCJ's 72nd PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Nevada Business Journal

    The Honorable Katherine Tennyson, Circuit Court Judge in Multnomah County, Ore. is the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges' 2016-2017 president of the board of directors.

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  8. Search for missing swimmer on Columbia River to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Dive Team is expected to begin recovery efforts this morning for missing swimmer on the Columbia River. A man in his 50s was on Ackerman Island Wednesday night when his boat became unanchored from the shore just before 9 p.m., according to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office.

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

    23 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... simply creates a statutory nightmare that will actually reinforce homelessness, not the reverse. Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury is correct in her reasoning regarding Wapato. The attraction to Wapato is mostly emotional, and Kafoury often is ...

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  10. Authorities searching for missing swimmer in Columbia RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    Early information indicates a man in his 50s was trying to retrieve his family's boat, which had become unanchored and went toward the channel Wednesday night, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Reports indicate the man swam to and from the boat several times before going under.

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  11. The Multnomah County Library Twitter Gave Reading Recommendations Based on Peoplea s TattoosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Willamette Week

    When I was a kid, the only thing that could get me to read during the summer was the Multnomah County Library's summer reading program . Every time you finished a book, you filled in a black drawing of a book on their card stock Summer Reading 2001 map.

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  12. Portlander works to change GOP from withinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Portland Tribune

    ... for a change. 'In 2008 as I volunteered at the Pink Pistols booth at the Gay Pride Festival, I went to the Multnomah County Democrat booth and registered as a Republican.' 'I don't know the man personally, so I can't attest to his character,' he ...

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  13. Eastmoreland to Homeless Campers: Good Luck With the SprinklersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Willamette Week

    ... neighborhood, which was chosen as the end location of the exodus because it's where mayor Charlie Hales and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury reside, is anxious about the potential for a homeless camp. "Mothers and fathers are concerned because ...

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  14. Candidate Eric Zimmerman Punched a Man in the Face, Says It Was the Right CallRead the original story

    Wednesday | Willamette Week

    When Ryan Thompson, 34, opened his Voters' Pamphlet this spring at his home in Goose Hollow, the Portland jeweler shuddered. Staring up at him was a picture of Eric Zimmerman, a candidate for Multnomah County commissioner .

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  15. One Day at a TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Pordland Mercury

    ... Ryan Bundy tore his bed sheets and braided them together into 12-15 feet of rope in an attempt to escape Multnomah County Jail ," reported OPB's Conrad Wilson and Ryan Haas , keeping everyone up to date on our least-favorite Malheur National ...

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  16. Developers Just Sued the City-Again-Over Fees To Pay For City ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... up creating a fiscal catastrophe for the citizens of Portland," reads a strongly worded petition filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court yesterday. Let's back up: In 2015, Portland City Council voted 3-2 to modify how it assigns SDCs for parks to ...

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  17. Portland teen wakes up to burglary suspect in her roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | KOBI NBC5

    ... was found to be in the possession of items stolen in the burglary. Officers said Kelley was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of burglary and failure to register as a sex offender. He is also being held on a parole violation. Note: By ...

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  18. Delegate works to change GOP from withinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Portland Tribune

    ... for a change. 'In 2008 as I volunteered at the Pink Pistols booth at the Gay Pride Festival, I went to the Multnomah County Democrat booth and registered as a Republican.' 'I don't know the man personally, so I can't attest to his character,' he ...

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  19. Changing GOP from withinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Portland Tribune

    ... for a change. 'In 2008 as I volunteered at the Pink Pistols booth at the Gay Pride Festival, I went to the Multnomah County Democrat booth and registered as a Republican.' 'I don't know the man personally, so I can't attest to his character,' he ...

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  20. 37-year-old man pleads not guilty to pointing laser at Portland police aircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Oregonian

    ... of unlawful directing of light from a laser pointer, records show. He was booked early Sunday morning into Multnomah County's Inverness Jail. The laser strike was one of two on the police aircraft Saturday night, Sgt. Pete Simpson, a Portland police ...

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