Stories tagged: portland
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Authorities say a hiker died after falling from a trail in the Columbia River Gorge east of Portland.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
An 85-year-old drag queen in Portland has been crowned the world’s oldest performing drag queen by Guinness World Records.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 11:43 a.m.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, Maine, has settled a lawsuit by six men who said church leaders concealed sex abuse allegations against a former priest.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
Authorities say a 39-year-old man was arrested after officers who noticed him monitoring a Portland police precinct found weapons and ammunition in his vehicle.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Portland police say a pedestrian died and another was injured when they were struck by a vehicle just east of the Highway 26 tunnel.
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 1:47 p.m.
A federal judge said in court papers that he has allowed six of the defendants accused in the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge earlier this year to meet …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
The president of Nevada company RGJ Media has accepted a position at the helm of Oregonian Media Group, the parent company of The Oregonian newspaper in Portland, Oregon. John F. …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 6:22 p.m.
Police say the lead singer of the band Modest Mouse was cited for crashing into a City of Portland pickup truck after falling asleep at the wheel.
Thu., July 28, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Portland officials will wait to start a major cleanup planned on the Springwater Corridor where hundreds without homes have been camping.
Mon., July 18, 2016, 9:10 p.m.
Oregon House Republicans are calling on one of their legislative candidates to withdraw from the November election because of an image posted on his Facebook page showing President Barack Obama …
Mon., July 18, 2016, 8:49 p.m.
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith is stepping down from her role, effective immediately, after the release of a scathing report about the investigation into the district’s handling of high …
Sat., July 16, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
Horizon Air, a subsidiary of Alaska Airlines, will offer a direct flight between the central Idaho resort city of Sun Valley and Portland starting this winter.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 8:09 a.m.
Portland officials have asked service agencies to intensify efforts to find shelter for homeless people in anticipation of the closure of a homeless camping site.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 2:38 p.m.
A 75-year-old woman whose roommate died in a fiery suicide has been indicted on a charge she provided help.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 2:34 p.m.
Gov. Kate Brown is launching a series of gun-control efforts in Oregon and urging national bans on assault weapons and stronger state gun laws in the wake of recent mass …
Wed., July 13, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
A Washington County Sheriff’s Office corporal who was fired last year over domestic violence allegations has pleaded guilty to choking a fellow employee.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
The lawyer for a 13-year-old girl who told police she was groped while traveling alone on a Dallas-to-Portland flight seeks $10 million in federal lawsuit against American Airlines and the …
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:09 a.m.
The new Portland police chief has released reports from an investigation into whether he abused a teenage stepson.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
A lawyer says the embattled Portland police chief plans to retire as authorities investigate whether he may have lied about accidentally shooting a friend in the back during an April …
Mon., June 27, 2016, 12:36 p.m.
Police in Portland say a 33-year-old woman returning home with her two young children shot and killed an unknown male intruder discovered in one of the children’s bedrooms.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
Portland Public Schools is considering a new, simple dress policy meant to end concerns about the judgment calls required with the district’s current policy.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 7:40 p.m.
A judge Monday ordered the continued detainment of an Oregon man accused of groping a 13-year-old girl during an American Airlines flight last week.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
Portland police say a man died and a woman was wounded in an Old Town shooting.
Sun., June 19, 2016
The Portland City Council voted Wednesday to move forward with a plan to foreclose on so-called “zombie homes” for the first time in 50 years as the city grapples with …
Thu., June 16, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Oregon transportation officials are asking federal rail authorities to suspend crude oil trains in the Pacific Northwest’s Columbia River Gorge until there is a better understanding of what caused a …
Thu., June 2, 2016, 12:38 p.m.
Portland Public Schools says it has received results showing elevated levels of radon in rooms throughout the district.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Parents sometimes shouted as they criticized officials over high amounts of lead in drinking water at two Portland schools, while the head of the district promised an independent investigation into …
Tue., May 31, 2016, 11:40 a.m.
The city of Portland is poised to make its one-person bathrooms gender-neutral.
Mon., May 30, 2016, 3:50 p.m.
Portland Public Schools, searching for a new way to teach young students to read and write after years of struggle, has decided to go it alone.