Multnomah County Newswire (Page 8)

Multnomah County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Multnomah County, OR. (Page 8)

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  1. Activists Resurrect Soda Tax Proposal in Multnomah CountyA similar effort failed in 2012.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Willamette Week

    Activists in Multnomah County are resurrecting a failed effort from 2012 to tax sodas and other sugary drinks to fund education and health programs. Saying a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on the distribution of sugary drinks including sports drinks would raise $22 million a year in Multnomah County, activists with Upstream Public Health are pursuing a ballot initiative that could put the matter in front of voters in November.

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  2. Caswell sculpture depicts highway visionariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Portland Tribune

    ... the park will have benches, lighting and natural stonework made from Columbia River Gorge-derived basalt. Multnomah County donated the land to the city of Troutdale. 'I've done pieces all over the U.S., but this is my hometown, so I have to look at ...

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  3. 1 day after Portland Harbor cleanup plan emerges, public scrutiny beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | OregonLive.com

    ... 503-326-3280 at least two weeks in advance. Copies of the plan will also be available for review at the Multnomah County Central Library, St. Johns Library and Kenton Library. To comment on the plan, email [email protected], fill out an online ...

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  4. Officials: Gresham officers' fatal shooting of man justifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Multnomah County grand jury has determined that the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man during a domestic violence call in May was justified. Authorities say Gresham police officers Gavin Sasser and Kevin Carlson fired at Bodhi Phelps May 24 after he ran from officers, who gave chase.

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  5. Federal judge allows Oregon standoff defendants Jake Ryan, Travis Cox to be released pending trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | OregonLive.com

    ... Jake Ryan, left, and Travis Cox, right, pending trial. A federal trial has been set for Sept. 7. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office) A federal judge Thursday allowed for the pretrial release of two more defendants facing federal conspiracy charges ...

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  6. Coach pleads guilty to sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Portland Tribune

    Wyatt Ross Deremer, a former wrestling coach at Gresham High School, has pleaded guilty to three counts of child sex abuse, which could put him behind bars for 10 years. The 26-year-old had worked extensively with children in Gresham, Estacada and internationally and admitted to abusing boys between the ages of 6 and 13. Appearing in Multnomah County Circuit Court on Thursday, June 2, Deremer pleaded guilty to three counts and no-contest to one count of first-degree sex abuse, said Chris Ramras, a Multnomah County deputy district attorney.

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  7. Bundy brothers, in jail in Oregon, complain about lack of Internet serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Ammon Bundy, his brother Ryan Bundy and their co-defendants could have iPads in their jail cells, as long as their attorneys preload the devices with the discovery documents and videos they need to prepare for trial, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office would arrange to have the devices charged to ensure the defendants could use them in their cells during the day.

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  8. White supremacist gang leader sentenced to federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    ... charges in two state cases. He pleaded guilty to the federal drug charge. Federal agents worked with the Multnomah County Sheriff's office to have undercover officers infiltrate the gang in the Portland area. Corbit is a co-owner of Tom's Auto ...

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  9. 'Did You Really Just Shoot Me?': Oregon Family Seeks...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | TheBlaze.com

    ... He knew it would be dropped in court." According to police, Phelps had three warrants for his arrest in Multnomah County for violation of probation for identity theft, violation of probation for possession of heroin and a felony warrant for ...

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  10. Stay hydrated Portland, excessive heat comes this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | OregonLive.com

    ... ble, the weather service advised. Check on elderly or frail people who might not be acclimated to the heat. Multnomah County plans to put out a list of public cooling centers before the weekend. Check back here for the link when it's ready.

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  11. Getting the lead out is the immediate challenge: Editorial Agenda 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | OregonLive.com

    ... if anything, does PPS policy say about reporting it: to school staff and district administrators, to the Multnomah County Health Department, to the city of Portland? Who within PPS and public agencies should have known? To respond to this editorial: ...

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  12. Bundy brothers, in jail, complain about lack of internet service, ability to gather for prayerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Ammon Bundy, his brother Ryan Bundy and their co-defendants could have iPads in their jail cells, as long as their attorneys preload the devices with the discovery documents and videos they need to prepare for trial, according to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office would arrange to have the devices charged to ensure the defendants could use them in their cells during the day.

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  13. Which lasts longer, a 1920s bridge or a 2016 tattoo?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Portland Tribune

    The Morrison Bridge roadway is being replaced just five years after it was completed, because a new material ended up not as durable as hoped. Bridges are full of object lessons about durability, says Multnomah County spokesman Mike Pullen, who has become something of an expert on the topic.

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  14. Homeless man burglarizes Moonstruck Chocolate looking for place to sleep, records allegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | OregonLive.com

    A homeless man arrested Tuesday on accusations of burglarizing Moonstruck Chocolate Company and stealing a box of candy was looking for somewhere to sleep, according to court records. Matthew Brush, 41, told police he was looking for a place to warm up and entered the building through an unlocked door, according to a probable cause affidavit filed Wednesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court.

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  15. Shooting at Laurelhurst Park during 4-year-old's birthday party leads to 10-year termRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | OregonLive.com

    ... it. The jury's verdict marked Louis' second conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Multnomah County Circuit Judge Kelly Skye sentenced Louis to the state-mandated minimum for the second offense: 10 years. Skye also revoked Louis' ...

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  16. Teacher apologizes for Plaid Pantry robbery, records allegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | OregonLive.com

    ... gun but that doesn't matter because I hurt you and scared you deeply," Mandis wrote. He's being held in the Multnomah County Detention Center on $500,000 bail and charged, according to jail records. He was arraigned Tuesday on two counts of ...

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  17. Lead found in the water at two Oregon schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | NOLA.com

    ... strategy for the future. Later Tuesday, Smith, as well as officials from Oregon Health Authority and Multnomah County took some harsh criticism from parents at a community meeting for what some said was a lack of communication and failure to follow ...

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  18. Hillsdale Library: A people-friendly place - Wednesday, 01 June 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Newberg Graphic

    The day I took my first steps into the Hillsdale branch, part of the Multnomah County Library system, I was filled with wonderment.

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  19. Public Pest Control: Multnomah County Keeps an Eye Out for Zika VirusRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Willamette Week

    Multnomah County, which is responsible for public health, has a different view of pests than exterminators. The county regards them as vectors, or organisms that transmit disease.

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  20. Murmurs: Candidate for PCCa s Top Job Brings BaggageCandidate for PCC's Top Job Brings BaggageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Willamette Week

    ... Finished, O'Dea on Leave Two law enforcement stories first reported by WW have taken new turns. On May 27, Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton abruptly ended his 27-year career with his agency, announcing his resignation effective Aug. 16, 28 months ...

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