Multnomah County Newswire (Page 7)

Multnomah County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Multnomah County, OR. (Page 7)

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  1. Pot sales taxes, speed limits and oil trains: This week in new Oregon lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Oregonian

    ... Public safety buildings can tap $30 million for retrofits. HB 5005 also includes $17.7 million to help Multnomah County get started on replacing its aging, quake-vulnerable downtown courthouse. Racial profiling: House Bill 2002 , signed July 13, ...

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  2. Arco debit-card lawsuit: Claims deadline extended for consumers who paid 35-cent feeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Oregonian

    ... drivers to file claims in the $400 million class-action suit against the operator of Arco gas stations. A Multnomah County jury decided in 2014 that BP West Coast Products wrongly charged a 35-cent fee to use debit cards at most Arco and AmPm ...

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  3. Low-income residents get $1,005 rent scare in NE PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... sent out." The $1,926 is a public housing figure. Home Forward, the agency that manages public housing in Multnomah County, has twice in the past year raised its monthly limit on Section 8 vouchers for homes in inner Northeast, inner Southeast and ...

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  4. Police: Suspected dealer caught with heroin, $85,000 in cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... rs were assisted by officers assigned to the Central Precinct Entertainment Detail, North Precinct, and the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Drug Detection K-9 "Spencer."

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  5. Missing Wood Village man found safe and sound in Longview, Wash.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Oregonian

    A man who walked away from a Wood Village care facility was found safe Friday morning when a Longview, Washington, Goodwill worker spotted him at the second-hand store. Lt. Steve Alexander, a Multnomah County Sheriff's Office spokesman, said 62-year-old Marvin Krause, who suffers from moderate dementia and is unable care for himself, walked away from the facility in 23500 block of Northeast Halsey Street on Tuesday.

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  6. Commissioners: Eight years not long enoughRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The La Grande Observer

    The LaGrande Observer is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

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  7. Our View: Limiting terms has meritRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | The La Grande Observer

    ... to be among Oregon leaders on this issue. Only two other counties out of the 36 have set term limits - Multnomah County and Douglas County. Many steps need to be taken before voters see a term limit initiative on the ballot. People can get involved ...

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  8. Erinn Kelley-Siel stepping down as Oregon DHS directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... wildfires and drought conditions in more than half of Oregon's counties. And it's only July. Last month Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury made a bold statement during her State of the County by saying she wants to cut the homeless problem in ...

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  9. Portland police arrest alleged heroin distributor, seize drugs, cash and carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Oregonian

    Portland police said they seized more than $85,000 in cash, seized three cars and nearly seven ounces of heroin during a search warrant at the home of Neil Mackenzie Shaw, 36, in the 800 block of N.E. 22nd Ave. Portland police seized nearly seven ounces of heroin, worth at least $8,0000, cars and cash from a Northeast Portland residence and took a 36-year-old man into custody on drug distribution allegations. Neil Mackenzie Shaw is scheduled to be arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court Friday afternoon on allegations of manufacturing, delivery and possession of heroin.

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  10. Gresham's pending Safeway closure hurts options for healthy foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | OregonLive.com

    ... in January, is a half-mile south of the store that's closing. Becky Bodonyl, a program specialist with Multnomah County's Community Wellness and Prevention Program, said the area is known for its high poverty and poor health. "In public health, we ...

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  11. Injured cyclist sues driver who waved truck throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... On Wednesday attorneys representing injured cyclist Cynthia Lewellen filed an official complaint in Multnomah County Court seeking nearly $700,000 damages not only from the driver who hit her but from a second driver who, she claims, waved the first ...

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  12. Metro chief says no urban growth boundary expansion neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Oregonian

    New homes under construction on Northwest Brugger Road in North Bethany, shown in a Nov. 17, 2014 file photo. Metro's top manager says there's no need to make more Portland-area land available for development this year.

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  13. Multnomah County audit questions equity of gender, minority wagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | OregonLive.com

    Multnomah County auditors examined almost two-thirds of its workforce and found equal pay, no matter gender or race, when looking at positions such as case managers, corrections officers, library clerks and nurse practitioners. But more white males are earning higher paying jobs than women or minorities, according to a recent audit .

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  14. Court: Ore. jurors acted reasonably in Philip Morris caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Columbian

    ... than regular cigarettes when, in fact, they were not." Schwarz's family filed suit in 2000. In 2002, a Multnomah County Circuit Court jury awarded about $168,000 in compensatory damages and $150 million in punitive damages. But a judge later reduced ...

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  15. Portland fire officials delayed reporting chief's physical confrontation out of fear for jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | OregonLive.com

    ... is contained in the city's Bureau of Human Resources investigative report released Thursday. The Multnomah County District Attorney's office ordered its release to The Oregonian/OregonLive after the city had declined to disclose the records. Because ...

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  16. Accused bank robber writes apology note to tellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... ter to the teller saying he was sorry for scaring him and that his actions were "dumb." He is being held at Multnomah County Detention Center on suspicion of bank robbery. Jail records show he is also accused of failing to register as a sex offender.

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  17. Meet the Oregonians running for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... wildfires and drought conditions in more than half of Oregon's counties. And it's only July. Last month Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury made a bold statement during her State of the County by saying she wants to cut the homeless problem in ...

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  18. Community Groups Take on Culturally-Specific Teen Pregnancy PreventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | The Skanner

    A coalition of parents, community organizations and the Multnomah County Health Department will work together to tackle teen pregnancy rates around the county. The department has been awarded federal funding to focus on eight high-risk areas in the Portland region to promote healthy relationship and life skills.

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  19. GoGreen Portland attracts the pros and the pols to 2015 conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Business Journal

    The Oct. 6 conference, which assembles regional leaders who examine sustainable best practices, has enlisted Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury as speakers. Ibrahim Abdul-Matin , director of community affairs for New York's Department of Environmental protection, will also appear at the event.

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  20. Busy Day for Fires in the NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | KXL-AM Portland

    ... blaze was contained without injuries. KGW reports it was started by an unattended campfire. A burn ban in Multnomah County prohibits open fires. Sheriff's deputies found three people on the island and took them to safety. Wednesday morning, Portland ...

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