Multnomah County Newswire

Multnomah County Newswire

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  1. Counting Portland's homeless a painstaking processRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... next Tuesday, outreach workers like Nelson, employees with social service agencies and volunteers divvy up Multnomah County and walk streets and search parks. The workers fill out a survey - Where did you sleep last night? How long have you been ...

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  2. House bill to challenge port control of Troutdale AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The News-Review

    ... to propose bonds to voters. All elected members would serve for four-year terms and be required to live in Multnomah County. If passed, Gov. Kate Brown would appoint all initial members. No term limits are proposed for the positions, which would be ...

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  3. Former Cleveland High students accused of breaking into school, stealing food, setting firesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    A pair of former Cleveland High School students are facing felony arson and burglary charges after they broke into the school, stole food, damaged property and set fires, authorities said. Devyn Julkowski broke a window to get into the school before classes began Feb. 15, wrote Nathan T. Vasquez, Multnomah County deputy district attorney, in a probable cause affidavit.

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  4. Counting Portland's homeless a painstaking processRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... next Tuesday, outreach workers like Nelson, employees with social service agencies and volunteers divvy up Multnomah County and walk streets and search parks. The workers fill out a survey - Where did you sleep last night? How long have you been ...

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  5. Deputies skirt state rules to help ICE deport suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South County Spotlight

    The Multnomah County Sheriff Office will review new evidence of local deputies helping federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials deport undocumented immigrants. The review was sparked by a Portland Tribune records request of emails that turned up several instances in which sheriff's deputies shared information with federal immigration officers.

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  6. Biennial homeless count determines funding for Portland population that is likely growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... next Tuesday, outreach workers like Nelson, employees with social service agencies and volunteers divvy up Multnomah County and walk streets and search parks. The workers fill out a survey -- Where did you sleep last night? How long have you been ...

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  7. Lake Oswego business owner plans 'March 4 Trump'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Beaverton Valley Times

    ... as a sanctuary state. He says he hopes the event can also serve as a response to what he characterizes as Multnomah County's "stranglehold" on state politics. "We're all truly upset over Kate Brown making our state a sanctuary state and losing ...

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  8. Record haul of nearly 100 pounds of meth in Portland, Gresham leads to 3 arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OregonLive.com

    Deputies seized nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine worth more than $2 million from two homes in Portland and Gresham that the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said Thursday marks the largest drug haul in the agency's history. Three people face drug and gun allegations after investigators served search warrants about 6 p.m. Wednesday at a house in the 4000 block of Southeast 104th Avenue in Portland and an apartment in the 1700 block of Southeast Orient Drive in Gresham.

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  9. Report: More Sheriff's Deputies Cooperated With ICERead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Willamette Week

    Three weeks ago the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office opened an internal affairs investigation into Deputy Larry Wenzel, after WW reported he had coordinated with federal immigration officers in violation of the county's sanctuary policy. Today the Portland Tribune 's Nick Budnick reports several more cases where county deputies apparently violated the policy by tipping Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers to the whereabouts of suspected undocumented immigrants who had not been convicted of crimes.

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  10. Good Morning, News: Spring Arts Guide, Homelessness Law, and City Council CrazinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Pordland Mercury

    ... the Police Bureau's decision to exonerate Nutting for deploying a stun gun on Portlander Matthew Klug." The Multnomah County Sheriff Office will review new evidence of local deputies helping federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials ...

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  11. Race, culture and expression: 'Constructing Identity' showcases...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Bee

    ... of young people haven't been exposed. A lot of young people don't know it's part of our history," she says. Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith was also in attendance. Smith is only the second African American to serve on the Multnomah ...

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  12. Black worker gets $750K in harassment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbian

    ... 2015 at age 58 - earlier than he had planned, he said, because he wanted to get away from the racism. As Multnomah County Circuit Judge Karin Immergut read the jury's verdict, tears welled in Pierce's eyes. Moments later, Pierce said that he felt ...

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  13. Bread & Brew: Former VQ stays true to its roots in new downtown digsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Portland Tribune

    It's a major milestone, these days, for restaurants in Portland or anywhere to stay open for five or 10 years, or longer. The iconic upscale establishment with a "Cheers"-like family vibe thrived at the west end of the Hawthorne Bridge for 45 years until last year, when Multnomah County decided to build a new courthouse there.

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  14. Jury awards $750,000 to black worker for racist incidents at Daimler TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | OregonLive.com

    ... 2015 at age 58 -- earlier than he had planned, he said, because he wanted to get away from the racism. As Multnomah County Circuit Judge Karin Immergut read the jury's verdict, tears welled in Pierce's eyes. Moments later, Pierce said that he felt ...

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  15. Former nursing assistant who raped, abused elderly patients gets 25 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | OregonLive.com

    ... for sexually abusing five other female patients between the ages of 27 and 66. A pending indictment in Multnomah County also accuses him of abusing other women while working at the West Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center in Portland, according ...

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  16. Portland City Council meeting shut down again by protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | OregonLive.com

    Chanting, shouting and singing, a small group of activists who have confronted Mayor Ted Wheeler at past City Council meetings once again shut down the public session Wednesday. Wheeler wasn't even at City Hall -- he had jury duty about a block away at the Multnomah County Courthouse.

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  17. Quest for RestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Pordland Mercury

    ... measure that exists, and 2015's point-in-time count found nearly 2,000 people living without shelter in Multnomah County. Given the Portland region's recent focus on homelessness-which has brought hundreds of new shelter beds, stepped up placements ...

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  18. Murmurs: Loretta Smith Mulls City Hall Bid, Still Owes Back TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Willamette Week

    Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith, who is prevented by term limits from running for re-election next year, reported Feb. 20 making a $2,600 payment to the Seattle political consulting firm Kully Hall Struble, which often runs Oregon political campaigns. Smith is considering running for Portland city commissioner in 2018, against either Dan Saltzman or Nick Fish.

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  19. More Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | WICU12 Erie

    ... ut you know? When we have snow and ice and everything." Once the investigation is complete, it will go to a Multnomah County grand jury where it will be decided if the shooting was justified or if charges should be filed.

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  20. 4 men being tried in second Oregon standoff trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Daily Times

    This Jan. 27, 2016 file photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Duane Ehmer, one of the members of an armed group that occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in central Oregon. Opening statements began Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in the second trial stemming from last year's armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.

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