Stories tagged: portland
Sun., May 29, 2016
Portland Public Schools has shut down drinking fountains at all of its schools and will use bottled water for the remaining school year after tests at two schools found high …
Sat., May 28, 2016, 12:04 p.m.
A Portland man and woman are facing nearly 100 child pornography charges between them.
Thu., May 26, 2016, 6:56 p.m.
The Portland police chief who was put on leave after revelations he may have lied about accidentally shooting a friend in the back during a hunting trip smelled of alcohol …
Tue., May 24, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
The Portland mayor has placed Portland police Chief Larry O’Dea on paid administrative leave after information emerged that the chief may have misled an investigator about his involvement in an …
Mon., May 23, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
In a significant turnaround, Oregon officials are clamping down on lead in Portland’s air.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:06 a.m.
Beginning July 1, Portland utility customers will pay upwards of $100 a month for water, sewer and stormwater services – surpassing an arbitrary yet significant milestone.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
A passenger who placed a fake bomb in a restroom during an international flight has avoided a prison term.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 10:43 a.m.
A passenger who authorities say forced an Alaska Airlines flight to be diverted after he didn’t get a beer has pleaded not guilty in Portland to a charge of interfering …
Thu., May 5, 2016, 3:39 p.m.
The Oregon Supreme Court voted 5-2 to uphold a $3 million cap on damages injured people can collect in lawsuits against the state or its employees.
UPDATED: Wed., May 4, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
A federal judge in Oregon says a massive habitat restoration effort doesn’t do enough to improve Northwest salmon runs.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Lawyers for those who occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year are concerned a jury comprised of people from liberal Portland won’t be impartial.
Tue., May 3, 2016, 8:51 a.m.
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs has broken ground on a new marijuana-growing facility that is set to be Oregon’s first tribal-owned marijuana grow operation.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 9:39 a.m.
A 3-year-old boy survived a 50-foot fall at a popular Oregon hiking trail that killed his 37-year-old mother.
Fri., April 29, 2016, 8:18 a.m.
Portland police say they have seized an estimated $1.5 million worth of cocaine after stopping a vehicle with suspected drug traffickers in Washington County.
Thu., April 28, 2016, 9:27 a.m.
Oregon bakery owners who denied service to a same-sex couple are arguing that a state ruling ordering them to pay $135,000 in damages violates state and federal laws.
Tue., April 26, 2016, 7:11 a.m.
Two women who claim they were sexually abused by a nurse at a Beaverton clinic have filed a $1 million lawsuit against Kaiser Permanente over claims of negligence.
Mon., April 25, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
Portland residents have received fake “Voters’ Pamphlet Guides” that criticize incumbent House Speaker Tina Kotek.
Fri., April 22, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
Portland guard CJ McCollum won the NBA’s Most Improved Player award in his first season as a starter for the Trail Blazers, dramatically improving his scoring average by more than …
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6:17 a.m.
A coalition of business and neighborhood groups are suing the city of Portland and Mayor Charlie Hales in an effort to overthrow a new policy that allows homeless people to …
Fri., April 15, 2016, 8:46 a.m.
Officials will soon begin spraying insecticide to keep gypsy moths out of Portland.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:14 p.m.
Court records show U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of intoxicants Tuesday in a county courtroom in Portland.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:10 p.m.
An Alaska Airlines flight has made an emergency landing in Portland.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed one of the nation’s most aggressive pieces of pro-climate legislation into law.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
A new Portland bridge got a new name this week – at least on Google Maps.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 11:53 p.m.
The streak is a source of pride, consistency and national standing. Gonzaga has been to 17 straight NCAA Tournaments, tied for the fourth-longest active streak and tied for the sixth-longest …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 11:26 a.m.
Authorities say a sheriff’s sergeant from suburban Portland has been arrested on accusations of sexual misconduct involving a teenager in Meridian, Idaho.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
The owner of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe announced she will close her doors next week after another warning by public health officials that the establishment violates indoor air rules.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
Tall buildings run counter to the theme this campaign season: ordinary Americans wanting their power back.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Three Oregon legislators have appealed to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for help assessing the public threat from carcinogens found in Portland’s air.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
A former Oregon legislator and one-time gubernatorial candidate has proposed creating a shipping authority to help restore shipping business to Portland.