Multnomah Village goes French

Multnomah Village goes French

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Developer says brewpub will spark other projects in Lents district

Developer says brewpub will spark other projects in Lents district

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Can carrots, kale cure hunger, poverty?

Can carrots, kale cure hunger, poverty?

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Deputy shoots Molalla family's pony

Deputy shoots Molalla family's pony

The family does not accept the deputy's explanation for euthenizing the animal A Molalla husband...

Haggen will open March 21 on Boones Ferry Road

Haggen will open March 21 on Boones Ferry Road

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March 05, 2015

Brown to replace state CEO Jordan

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Oregon Chief Operating Officer Michael Jordan plans to resign effective April 1, Gov. Kate Brown announced Thursday morning. Jordan came under scrutiny in recent weeks after he asked…
March 05, 2015

State senate passes bill for study of expansion of natural gas…

by Isabel Gautschi
Estacada officials support Senate Bill 32 The Oregon State Senate passed a bill Wednesday, March 5, establishing a study of how public utilities that supply natural gas may expand service to…
March 05, 2015

Panel sets hearings on state school aid

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
A budget subcommittee of the Oregon Legislature plans four hearings on the $7.23 billion proposed in the state school fund for the next two years. The education budget subcommittee has set…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Landon Harris looks to make a move during a Feb. 28 regional Chess for Success tournament at Shaver Elementary School. The program targets schools in low-income communities to offer free after-school programming to elementary-aged students.
March 05, 2015

Mates? Check.

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Chess for Success program teaches students problem-solving skills and critical thinking Oregon's Chess for Success program is gearing up for its March 13-14 state competition at the Oregon…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JON HOUSE - Andrew Davidson, 19, is running for Portland Public Schools' board, representing Zone 1. The election is May 19.
March 05, 2015

Davidson aims to bring change to PPS

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Those who are worried about a lack of student voice on the Portland Public Schools board might take a look at Andrew Davidson. The 19-year-old graduate of Grant High School is running in…
March 05, 2015

Courtney: Judges should have more authority over restraining…

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Violations result in deaths of at least three women in recent years, Senate president says. Senate President Peter Courtney wants to give judges more authority to enforce restraining orders,…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Kyra Bussanich has worked with Duke Castle of the Lake Oswego Sustainability Network to reduce her businesss carbon footprint. For their efforts, Kyras Bake Shop has been named a Leader in Sustainability.
March 05, 2015

Certified sustainability

by Saundra Sorenson
Local businesses are working with a Lake Oswego citizens group and Clackamas County to boost the city's economic and environmental health Maybe swapping compostable cups for containers made from…
March 05, 2015

Sources Say: This Lents is Guthrie's Lents: Complex may honor…

by Jim Redden
Woody Guthrie may get something named after him in Lents after all. ROSE Community Development is proposing a multifamily complex called the Woody Guthrie Apartments on Southeast 91st Avenue…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Two-time champion Divya Amirtharaj of Beaverton will return this Saturday to defend her title at the 2015 Portland Tribune/Comcast Regional Spelling Bee at the Hollywood Theatre in Northeast Portland.
March 05, 2015

Spelling bee puts some buzz in weekend

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Two-time champion, others compete for shot at national title Returning champions always make competitions more interesting, and so it is with the 2015 Portland Tribune/Comcast Regional Spelling…
March 05, 2015

Senate OKs bill that would give tax break to rural data centers

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Data centers in rural areas would get a tax break, and telecommunications companies would have their property taxes clarified, under a bill that has cleared the Oregon Senate. The 27-3 vote…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - Angier
March 04, 2015

Clackamas River Water Patricia Holloway recall petitioner Naomi…

by Raymond Rendleman
Angier wants seat currently held by Grafton Sterling - The recall campaign she led against Grafton Sterling wasn’t the main reason that Naomi Angier filed for election as a commissioner on the…
March 04, 2015

'Get in the van' man approaching Ardenwald Elementary students

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie police took a second report in less than a month about a man in a white van approaching a student at Ardenwald Elementary. The student was walking alone to school Wednesday, March 4,…
Photo Credit: CCSO - Neil
March 04, 2015

Missing elderly men from Happy Valley, Gladstone found

by Raymond Rendleman
Two elderly Clackamas County were found safe after both were reported missing March 3. Carl Neil, 81, disappeared on the morning near Southeast Sunnyside Road and 122nd Avenue in Happy Valley.…
March 04, 2015

Gov. Brown: Senate should proceed with Saxton nomination

by Peter Wong
Oregon Health Authority director, named by Kitzhaber, began work Jan. 21. Gov. Kate Brown has asked the Oregon Senate to proceed with her predecessor’s nomination of Lynne Saxton of Portland to…
March 04, 2015

Gov. Brown urges probe of energy tax credits

by Peter Wong
Agency raises questions about $12 million in connection with solar projects at OSU, OIT. Gov. Kate Brown says she will encourage a state investigation into potential fraudulent use of almost $12…
March 04, 2015

Chief Joseph, Abigail Scott Duniway nominated for Oregon statues

by Peter Wong
Nez Perce leader, voting rights advocate would replace McLoughlin, Lee in hall at U.S. Capitol Chief Joseph and Abigail Scott Duniway have been recommended as the next Oregonians to be honored…
March 04, 2015

Vote sends low-carbon fuel standard on road to governor

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — Democrats in the Oregon House passed low-carbon fuel standard legislation on a nearly party line vote Wednesday, March 4, after a lengthy and contentious discussion of whether the cost…
March 04, 2015

Bill would allow sharing of wage info

by Peter Wong
Oregon House advances it, on party-line vote, as part of larger effort aimed at pay inequality. Workers could not be punished for asking about or sharing wage information under a bill that has…
Photo Credit: SUBMITTED PHOTO - Dr. Rahel Nardos (right) celebrates a recovery with a patient at Mekelle Univerity's Ayder Hospital.
March 04, 2015

Clackamas doctor focuses on childbirth complication

by Raymond Rendleman
Dr. Rahel Nardos, a urogynecologist at Kaiser Permanente in Clackamas, recently returned from a humanitarian trip to train more Ethiopian doctors to prevent and treat the devastating childbirth…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Grace Cappleman, a graduate of Concordia University and a teacher assistant at Faubion PK-8 School, listens to student Keller Tolen read a book. The partnership between Concordia and Faubion has created a student-instructor ratio of 5-to-1.
March 03, 2015

A NEW MODEL FOR EDUCATION: Private college, impoverished school…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
New facility will house Concordia's teacher program and up to 800 of Portland's poorest students from Faubion School They say it’s a model that has never been tried before in education: A…
March 03, 2015

City, county to consider fossil fuel export policy

by Steve Law
Portland and Multnomah County would adopt a firm position against coal and oil exports through their territories, under a draft revision of their joint Climate Action Plan. If adopted by the…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO  - Portland hopes to get tens of thousands more people to ride bicycles to get around, as part of a multipronged plan to reduce the citys carbon footprint.
March 03, 2015

Plan jells to tackle climate change

by Steve Law
City, county cutting carbon emissions, but more still needed Portlanders, you’re driving too much and eating too much red meat. And office tower landlords, you need to take major steps to cut…
March 03, 2015

Oregon unemployment hits lowest rate in six years

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent in January, down from 6.7 percent in December, the lowest rate since July 2008. State employment officials said Tuesday that January’s drop…
March 03, 2015

Spring is in the air, so is selection of Rose Festival Court

by Pamplin Media Group
This month’s spring-like weather reminds us that it’s the kick-off of Rose Festival princess season. Selection of the princesses began Tuesday afternoon, March 3, at St. Mary’s High School in…
March 03, 2015

Refinery issues pump up Oregon gasoline prices

by Pamplin Media Group
What goes down, must come up, right? The price of a gallon of gasoline in Oregon is following that theory. The past week, the average cost of gasoline in the state soared 34 cents to $2.82 a…

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Mar 03, 2015

Middle ground eludes taxis

by Steve Law
Portland cabbies, Uber still at odds as city mulls rule changes Portland taxi drivers say Uber should play by the same rules they must follow if the city allows the San Francisco-based company…
Photo Credit: PORTLAND TRIBUNE PHOTO JONATHAN HOUSE - Portland Police Chief Larry O'Dea talked with civil rights leader Avel Gordly after being sworn in on Jan. 13.
Mar 03, 2015

Audit: Police training improved, more can be done

by Jim Redden
Portland Police Bureau is on track to implement reforms mandated by the U.S. Department of Justice The Portland Police Bureau is on track to implement reforms mandated in the civil rights…
Mar 03, 2015

Tribal backers, schools battle over mascots

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
As lawsuit brews, debate pits local tradition, sensitivity Even as the state Board of Education tries to write rules to regulate them, Oregon schools remain adamant about keeping tribal mascots…
Feb 25, 2015

PPS deploys $ 7.5M in fast cash this spring

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Fears of state budget kept the board from spending more The Portland Public Schools district has some walking around money this spring after the board unanimously authorized the superintendent…
Mar 03, 2015

Hundreds talk about improving city at 2015 Community Summit

by Jim Redden
On Saturday, hundreds of Portlanders voiced their opinions on city problems that ranged from homelessness to racial profiling to residential demolitions, at the 2015 Community Summit. Among them…
Mar 03, 2015

Mark & Dave: Kitzhaber, Hayes go on a date to the dump

by MarkandDave
Where’s the first place you go after three turns as governor and then resign early in your fourth? You might think Disneyland? A Hawaiian vacation? But former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his…
Mar 03, 2015

Oregon City Police Department finds cell phones in seat-belt…

by Raymond Rendleman
The Oregon City Police Department Patrol Division had five officers participate in the first Safety Belt Overtime Campaign Blitz of the year from Feb. 9 to 22. These officers focused on drivers…
Photo Credit: PHOTO COURTESY: CCSO - A black bag containing multiple bolt-cutters and a crowbar was found in the vehicle
Mar 03, 2015

Happy Valley Police Chief Shane Strangfield helps arrest robbery…

by The Clackamas Review
On Monday, March 2, Happy Valley police arrested two suspects accused of burglarizing a vacant home. At approximately 7:18 a.m., a neighbor called 911 to report a possible burglary in progress,…
Photo Credit: GPD - Pryde
Mar 02, 2015

Gladstone Police Chief Jim Pryde's sudden exit leaves lingering…

by Raymond Rendleman
Gladstone Police Chief Jim Pryde retired suddenly on Sunday, March 1, only a month after he had announced that he wouldn’t retire until July 1. In a Friday, Feb. 27, letter to Gladstone…
Mar 02, 2015

Tech giants plug into state tax breaks

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Data centers in rural areas would get a tax break, and telecommunications companies would have their property taxes clarified, under a bill that has cleared the Oregon Senate. The 27-3 vote…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF CARLI DAVIDSON, THE OREGON ZOO - Gus, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo, was known gentle demeanor. At 27, he was thought to be the oldest Steller sea lion in the world.
Mar 02, 2015

Old age catches up with zoo's Gus the sea lion

by Pamplin Media Group
Gus, a Steller sea lion at the Oregon Zoo known for his gentle demeanor, was euthanized Sunday after a decline due to complications related to his advanced age, officials said. At 27, Gus was…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - A bill approved Monday, March 2, by the Oregon House would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to minors.
Mar 02, 2015

Bill takes aim at e-cig sales to minors

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Sales of e-cigarettes to teenagers would be banned, and use of e-cigarettes would be banned in most indoor settings, under a bill that has cleared the Oregon House. A 56-2 vote Monday, March 2,…
Mar 02, 2015

Man held after breaking into courthouse

by Pamplin Media Group
A 27-year-old man was arrested late Sunday night after Multnomah County sheriff’s deputies and Portland police officers discovered him inside the closed county courthouse. Michael Hernandez of…
Mar 02, 2015

Man dies in N. Portland shooting

by Pamplin Media Group
UPDATE: Humboldt neighborhood resident is victim of crime Portland detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 29-year-old Humboldt neighborhood man Monday afternoon in North Portland.…
Mar 01, 2015

Firefighters, deputies recover body in river

by Pamplin Media Group
UPDATE: Body identified as a 61-year-old man Portland firefighters and Multnomah County sheriff’s deputies recovered the body of a 61-year-old man from the Willamette River Sunday afternoon. On…
Mar 01, 2015

Man killed crossing TV Highway

by Pamplin Media Group
A 51-year-old man died early Sunday morning when he was struck by a car on the Tualatin Valley Highway in Hillsboro. Police have not released the man’s name. He died at the accident scene.…
Mar 01, 2015

Tualatin man dies from gunshot wounds

by Pamplin Media Group
A 20-year-old Tualatin man shot early Saturday morning in Northeast Portland died Sunday morning. Portland police said Esteban “Steve” Del Cid died in a Portland hospital, where he was being…
Feb 28, 2015

Oracle sues five Kitzhaber ex-campaign advisers

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Lawsuit adds to thicket over company's fight with state over Cover Oregon website failure. The legal entanglement between Oracle and Oregon continues to thicken. The latest lawsuit by Oracle…
Feb 28, 2015

Protesters interrupt Hales at 2015 Community Summit

by Jim Redden
About a dozen Hands Up, Don't Shoot protesters presented Mayor Charlie Hales with letters on Saturday saying they intend to sue the city because police violated their constitutional rights…
Feb 28, 2015

Panel sets hearings on state school aid

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Prompted by Senate leader's call for quick action on $7.23 billion proposed for 2015-17. A budget subcommittee of the Oregon Legislature plans four hearings on the $7.23 billion proposed in the…
Feb 27, 2015

Rosenblum suspends state's Kitz/Hayes probe until federal…

by Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said Friday afternoon that she had temporarily suspended an investigation of former Gov. John Kitzhaber and his fiancee Cylvia Hayes until federal…
Feb 27, 2015

Lawmakers put end to Cover Oregon

by Peter Wong/Capital Bureau
Gov. Brown gets bill to transfer remaining functions into state insurance agency. The Legislature has completed action on a bill to end Cover Oregon, the public corporation that oversaw Oregon’s…
Feb 27, 2015

Leak of Kitzhaber's emails, state audit intertwined

by Peter Wong and Hillary Borrud/Capital Bureau
SALEM — The leak of former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s emails occurred at a time when state auditors were reviewing security controls at the state data center where the emails are stored. The routine…
Feb 27, 2015

PSU wins Tree Campus USA title

by Jennifer Anderson
Portland State University has claimed a new title: Tree Campus USA. PSU received the honor this month by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management on its…
Photo Credit: OCPD - Sketch of 'Meals on Wheels' robbery suspect.
Feb 27, 2015

Suspect sought in 'Meals on Wheels' robbery in Oregon City

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City police are looking for a white man in his early 30s who robbed a 64-year-old female homeowner by pretending to be with Meals on Wheels. On Friday Feb. 13, at about 5:26 p.m., OCPD…