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Artists, sci fi fans and alien characters mingle at Portland Comic Con

Artists, sci fi fans and alien characters mingle at Portland Comic Con

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Richmond neighbors say car prowls shatter peace of mind

Richmond neighbors say car prowls shatter peace of mind

Portland police are looking for two trucks they think might be linked to a rash of late-night...

PDX's old carpet ripped from NW folklore

PDX's old carpet ripped from NW folklore

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Arun Gandhi urges peacemaking at MHCC

Arun Gandhi urges peacemaking at MHCC

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Lawsuit hits Nike's signature 'Jumpman' image

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So, you think you know Portland? Think again

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Restoring order in the court

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January 26, 2015

Pedestrian safety focus of Capitol Highway action

by Pamplin Media Group
Drivers, get ready to hit your brakes. Portland’s Bureau of Transportation and the Portland Police Bureau will conduct a crosswalk enforcement action from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at…
January 26, 2015

Green schools unite; network launches kickoff

by Jennifer Anderson
Eco-School meeting set for Jan. 28 Portland parents wanting to green up their schools are invited to this year's kickoff meeting for the Portland Eco-School Network. The network includes parents…
January 25, 2015

Young boy stabbed in Northeast Portland

by Jim Redden
A 12-year-old boy was stabbed and seriously injured in Northeast Portland on Sunday. The victim is hospitalized and his name and condition was not immediately released. The suspect is only…
Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - The Pabst Brewing Company used this image whch looks a lot like the former White Stag sign to promote a music festival last year.
January 25, 2015

Pabst lawsuit back before City Council

by Jim Redden
The City Council is once again scheduled to consider suing the Pabst Brewing Company for copyright infringement involving the landmark "Portland, Oregon" sign at its Wednesday meeting. A…
Photo Credit: MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Michael Aaron Wyatt Mininger
January 25, 2015

Man charged with Southeast Portland murder

by Jim Redden
A suspect has been indicted in a Jan. 8 killing in Southeast Portland. Michael Aaron Wyatt Mininger, 22, is charged with murder and felon in possession of a firearm. He was arrested on an…
January 25, 2015

Police respond to five shootings Saturday, no injuries or arrests

by Jim Redden
Portland police responded to five shooting incidents on Saturday, including one in the parking garage at the Lloyd Center Mall. There are no reports of anyone injured in the shootings, and no…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF DAVID BLAIR - LaMarcus Aldridge warms up before Saturday night's game against the Washington Witzards.
January 24, 2015

Blazers feel 'trickle-down effect' from Aldridge's return vs.…

by Kerry Eggers
LaMarcus Aldridge heard a chant that hadn't sounded at Moda Center since last season when he stepped to the free-throw line with 4.1 seconds left in the Trail Blazers' 103-96 victory over…
January 23, 2015

Panel recommends state debt limits

by Peter Wong
Lawmakers will set bond ceilings, set projects as part of state budget process A panel has urged Oregon lawmakers to limit new state debt to just slightly more than $1 billion in the next…
Photo Credit: OCPD - Porter
January 23, 2015

OCPD: Wanted shooter escapes quick police response

by The Oregon City News
UPDATE: Suspect turns himself in Friday morning Oregon City police Friday morning were still looking for a suspected shooter who apparently fled out a downstairs side door of the home as…
January 23, 2015

Cop and deputy association launched amid controversies

by Jim Redden
A new coalition of police officers and sheriff's deputies in the Portland area was announced Friday. The Oregon Coalition of Police and Sheriffs is intended to work on policy issues and help…
January 23, 2015

Name released of man who fell from Goat Mountain cliff

by Peggy Savage
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office released the name of the man who fell from a cliff on Goat Mountain Thursday morning as Lance K. Leek, 38, of Beavercreek. According to the medical examiner,…
(Image is Clickable Link) Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - A supporter of National School Choice Week in Austin, Texas.
January 23, 2015

School choice becomes rally cry across nation, Portland

by Shasta Kearns Moore
Local groups want more than just traditional schools The public education system is a pillar of American democracy — but questions are rising about the method of delivery. The Cascade Policy…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JENNIFER ANDERSON - Less bread and more broth is the theme at the Jola Cafe.
January 23, 2015

B&B Lite: Less bread, more broth

by Jennifer Anderson
NW Portland bakery closes, while SW Portland bone broth bar opens The food scene in Portland is like a big ocean: Tides coming in, tides going out. On the exist list this month is Grand Central…
January 23, 2015

County open house looks at Bonny Slope development

by Pamplin Media Group
Washington County will host an open house next week to talk about development of the Bonny Slope West area. The event is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, at Jacob Wismer Elementary School,…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHTO - Multnomah County will be hosting their fourth public hearing regarding elecontronic cigarettes on Tuesday, Jan. 27.
January 27, 2015

County may smoke out e-cig sales to minors

by Jennifer Anderson
Public feedback solicited online, at upcoming forums Have a strong opinion on e-cigarettes? Multnomah County wants to hear from you. County leaders have held three public hearings on the subject…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge was injured on this play Monday versus Sacramento.
January 22, 2015

Thumbs down on Aldridge status

by Kerry Eggers
Knife this week for All-Star forward; Blazers will be without him for 6-8 weeks The word on LaMarcus Aldridge finally came out Thursday night, an hour before the Trail Blazers took to the Moda…
January 22, 2015

Man falls to death off Goat Mountain cliff

by Peggy Savage
A man fell to his death off a 230-foot cliff on Goat Mountain southeast of Colton early Thursday morning. Crews from Molalla Fire District and the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office search and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF DAVID BLAIR - Damian Lillard watches as the Boston Celtics pull out a win over the Trail Blazers.
January 22, 2015

Lost night for Blazers -- no Aldridge, no Batum, and Celtics win…

by Kerry Eggers
In his 2 1/2 seasons as head coach of the Trail Blazers, Terry Stotts has had plenty of joyous days. Thursday was not one of them. In the afternoon, the Portland coach learned that All-Star…
January 22, 2015

Mayors: Outside investigations of police shootings

by Jim Redden
The U.S. Conference of Mayors recommended appointing outside investigators to review police shootings on Thursday. Mayor Charlie Hales, who is attending the annual conference in Washington DC,…
January 22, 2015

Fritz wants more infrastructure funding

by Jim Redden
Commissioner Amanda Fritz is proposing the City Council increase its commitment to infrastructure maintenance by agreeing to commit half of all year-end balance sand one-time funds to such…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF OSU - New Testament scholar Marcus Borg, an OSU professor, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, in Portland. He was 72.
January 22, 2015

Biblical scholar, OSU professor Borg dies

by Pamplin Media Group
Marcus Borg, a New Testament scholar known for his books on the life of Jesus, died Wednesday, Jan. 21, following a battle with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Borg, a professor emeritus of…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Dozens of off-duty taxis packed Pioneer Courthouse Square to protest Uber at a Jan. 13 demonstration. A new Uber survey shows that drivers often use the service to supplement existing income.
January 22, 2015

Uber survey: Drivers like being own bosses, earning extra income

by Pamplin Media Group
Uber drivers often turn out to be former taxi drivers who want to be their own bosses, set their own hours, and, supplement existing income, according to a survey released Thursday, Jan. 22, by…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF PORT OF PORTLAND  - Pembina hopes to build one of the most expensive projects ever undertaken in Portland along this strip of Port of Portland land in North Portland. At right is West Hayden Island.
January 22, 2015

A primer on Pembina terminal project

by Steve Law
Raging Northwest debates over fracking and fossil fuel exports are hitting close to home in Portland, thanks to a Canadian company’s proposed propane-export terminal at the Port of Portland.…
January 22, 2015

OLCC pot survey closes, will help guide new rules

by Joseph Gallivan
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s online community survey (http://www.marijuana.oregon.gov) has closed, giving the new pot regulators plenty to think about. The nonscientific survey was…
January 22, 2015

Sources Say: Street fee debate, part 2, is just around the corner

by Jim Redden
Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick will face the same challenges if they want to resume the street fee debate after the 2015 Oregon Legislature: what to propose, and whether to…

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Jan 22, 2015

Demolition controversy continues

by Jim Redden
Some neighborhood activists have claimed the residential demolition issue is the next street fee. By that they mean a controversy the City Council will have a hard time resolving because it pits…
Jan 21, 2015

Tell Mayor Hales what he should include in city speech

by Pamplin Media Group
Mayor Charlie Hales will deliver his annual State of the City speech Jan. 30 before the City Club of Portland. Traditionally, mayors use the events to recap the previous year and unveil…
Photo Credit: CITY OF MILWAUKIE - Lisa Batey
Jan 21, 2015

Mayoral resignation causes political stir in Milwaukie

by Raymond Rendleman
Usually a city’s council president just fills in running meetings when the mayor can’t attend, but when there’s suddenly no mayor, the position takes on an increased level of importance — and…
Photo Credit: COURTESY PHOTO - North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen will not be charged after an investigation by the Woodland, Wash., police department into allegations connected to her personal life.
Jan 21, 2015

North Plains cop won't be charged in Washington state

by Nancy Townsley
A prosecutor in Cowlitz County, Wash., has declined to charge North Plains Police Officer Jody Petersen, 37, with any crime after a two-month investigation into allegations of harassment and…
Jan 21, 2015

Portland to crack down on Airbnb hosts who fail to get permits

by Steve Law
Portland is cracking down on several hundred people who are offering their homes for short-term rentals but failing to get city permits or pay lodging taxes. The city’s new stance could threaten…
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Jan 21, 2015

Corbett man held in hit-and-run that injured woman in NE Portland

by Pamplin Media Group
A 46-year-old Corbett man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the Jan. 16 hit-and-run that seriously injured a 56-year-old Portland woman at Northeast 57th Avenue and Prescott Street. Jon…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF GREG MUHR/PFR - Portland firefighters battled the five-alarm early morning fire in August 2013 that destroyed the 46-apartment building under construction on Northeast Monroe Street.
Jan 21, 2015

FBI offers reward in 2013 arson fire

by Pamplin Media Group
The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who set an arson fire in August 2013 that destroyed a 46-unit apartment building under…
Jan 21, 2015

State job growth climbs in late 2014

by Pamplin Media Group
Oregon added 24,300 jobs during the last three months of 2014, as the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent in December from 7 percent in November, the lowest level since August 2008.…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: PETER WONG - Former Gov. Barbara Roberts, the only woman among Oregon's 36 governors, signed copies of her book after speaking Monday at a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance at the Willamette University College of Law in Salem.
Jan 21, 2015

Roberts talks about fight for rights

by Peter Wong
Former governor speaks at King Day event at Willamette University law school. From her earliest days, Barbara Roberts has been fighting for equal rights. As a divorced woman, she had difficulty…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WEIRD AL YANKOVIC - 'Weird Al' Yankovic will make two stops at the Oregon Zoo this summer on his 'Mandatory Fun' tour. Tickets go on sale Jan. 30.
Jan 21, 2015

Zoo about to get 'Weird' again this summer

by Pamplin Media Group
Fresh off a year in which he scored his first No. 1 record, satirical song maker "Weird Al" Yankovic will be appearing in Portland as a highlight of the annual Oregon Zoo concert series. Tickets…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - For the first time, a TriMet MAX train traveled across the new Tilikum Corssing Wednesday morning under its own power as a test of the bridge's rail and power systems. Trains and buses will use the bridge as part of the new Portland-to-Milwaukie light-rail line.
Jan 21, 2015

MAX takes a ride on new bridge

by Pamplin Media Group
A MAX train traveled across the new Tilikum Crossing Wednesday morning as a test of the new span's rail and power systems. It was the first time a TriMet light-rail train crossed the bridge…
Jan 21, 2015

Economy improving, but not for all

by Jim Redden
Six years after the Great Recession officially ended, the U.S. and Oregon economies are finally showing signs of a sustained recovery —but not for everybody, and there are enough storm clouds on…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: KELSEY OHALLORAN - Protesters speak out at the Jan. 20 Portland Public Schools board meeting.
Jan 20, 2015

Portland Public Schools board passes policy changes, despite…

by Kelsey O'Halloran
District's new in-district transfer policy will refocus on neighborhood schools Though barely audible over the cries of protesters, the Portland Public Schools board Tuesday night approved…
Jan 20, 2015

City Council revisits FBI task force issue

by Jim Redden
Hales wants to be 'all in or all out'; ACLU says out Less than two weeks before President Obama convenes an international conference on fighting terrorism, the City Council is once again…
Photo Credit: TRIBUNE PHOTO: ADAM WICKHAM - Radio Cab supervisor Noah Ernst calls for Uber to follow the citys for-hire ride rules during a demonstration by Portland cab companies and drivers in Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Jan 20, 2015

Protest of Uber, city task force picks up

by Jim Redden
Cabbies say firm upends transit model, hurts riders Portland is working hard to legalize businesses that haven’t followed the rules — so far. The first meeting of a task force created to pave…
Jan 20, 2015

Public market fundraiser set for Thursday

by Jennifer Anderson
Mark Bittman, James Beard Award-winning author and food writer for The New York Times, will visit Portland this week to help raise money for the James Beard Public Market project. Bittman — not…
Photo Credit: COURTESY OF WCSO - A lone bull's rampage through the small town of Cornelius ended Monday afternoon, Jan. 19, when a Washington County sheriff's deputy shot the animal.
Jan 20, 2015

Loose bull killed after rampage through Cornelius

by Pamplin Media Group
A loose Charolais bull gave some Cornelius residents a scare late Monday morning, Jan. 19. Washington County sheriff's deputies responded to a call about the bull around 11:30 a.m. in the area…
Photo Credit: REVIEW PHOTO: CLIFF NEWELL - LOPD Sgt. Jeff Oliver examines his departments new Naloxone kit. The kit looks simple, but it can save the lives of those who overdose on heroin and other opiates.
Jan 20, 2015

LOPD first to carry anti-overdose drug

by Cliff Newell
Naloxone can counteract the effects of heroin and other opiates and keep people alive, Police Chief Don Johnson says Lake Oswego Police Department officers now carry a kit that can save the…
Jan 20, 2015

City extends deadline, cuts fee for Street Seats

by Jennifer Anderson
Popular program converts parking to other public uses The city of Portland is making it easier to apply for street seats — so much so that they’ve extended the deadline and cut the fee in half.…
Jan 19, 2015

Package deal on waterfront could bring new city park under Ross…

by Steve Law
The Portland Development Commission is negotiating a deal that would commit the agency to spend $5 million for a new downtown park site and greenway under and around the Ross Island Bridge. The…
Jan 19, 2015

Deal could bring affordable housing to South Waterfront

by Steve Law
A tentative deal has been struck at City Hall to foster more affordable housing in the South Waterfront area, which could end a standoff that's blocked Mayor Charlie Hales' overhaul of urban…
Jan 19, 2015

DEQ fines Battin Power in Milwaukie; company appeals

by Raymond Rendleman
Milwaukie-based generator sales and service business Battin Power, 5004 S.E. Johnson Creek Blvd., this month appealed its penalties from the state for alleged water-quality violations. The…
Photo Credit: FILE PHOTO - CVIM Lab Supervisor, Tami Staley, and volunteer, Jean Taylor, discuss lab tests to be performed with patient, Debbie Fredrick.
Jan 19, 2015

Volunteers to descend on OC clinic in honor of MLK

by Raymond Rendleman
Doctors, health pros needed Tuesday to donate time - Kaiser Permanente gave Clackamas Volunteers in Medicine Founders Clinic a $7,500 “Martin Luther King Day of Service” Grant, making it…
Jan 19, 2015

Resident burned in NE Portland apartment fire

by Pamplin Media Group
One person was injured in a Monday afternoon apartment fire in Northeast Portland. Portland Fire and Rescue said the apartment resident was burned in a kitchen fire on Jan. 19 at a building in…
Jan 19, 2015

Local Lego robotics teams build tournament-winning efforts

by Pamplin Media Group
Two Lego robotics teams from Portland took top prizes during the weekend’s 14th annual Intel Oregon First Lego League Championship tournaments at Hillsboro’s Liberty High School. First place for…



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