Stories tagged: 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.
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 …