Stories tagged: portland
UPDATED: Wed., May 20, 2020
A measure to tax the wealthiest residents and the biggest businesses in Portland, Oregon, to raise $2.5 billion over a decade to address homelessness sailed to victory as final ballots …
UPDATED: Fri., May 15, 2020
Voters in the three-county Portland, Oregon, metropolitan region will be asked Tuesday to approve income and business taxes that would raise $2.5 billion over 10 years to pay for homeless …
Fri., May 15, 2020
Voters in metropolitan Portland, Oregon, will be asked Tuesday to approve taxes on personal income and business profits that would raise $2.5 billion over a decade to fight homelessness even …
UPDATED: Tue., May 5, 2020
Scared for friends who had contracted the novel coronavirus and worried about her daughter’s schooling and husband’s work, Whitney Rutz cried and screamed into her pillow. Then, the Portland resident …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
The murder trial for a man charged with fatally stabbing two men and severely injuring a third on a light-trail train in Portland, Oregon, begins with jury selection on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
Amtrak officials say a landslide blocking the tracks has temporarily stopped train service between Seattle and Portland.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019
Grain barges are again flowing on the Columbia River after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed a broken lock on the Bonneville Dam sooner than expected.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019
Officials say that a man shot and wounded himself during a struggle with a police officer at Portland International Airport and is expected to survive.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019
One of two ways that Pacific Northwest farmers get their wheat to export in Portland has been shut down after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stopped barge traffic on …
Tue., July 9, 2019
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says he’ll discuss ways to better control future protests by left- and right-wing groups with police, business, community and civil rights leaders.
Sun., June 30, 2019
Competing demonstrations spilled into the streets of downtown Portland, with fights breaking out in places Saturday afternoon.
Wed., June 26, 2019
Two German tourists visiting family in nearby Portland, Oregon, were run over and killed by a local man as they sunbathed by a swimming hole, police in Washington state said …
Mon., June 17, 2019
The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings.
Sun., March 24, 2019
The governor of Washington toured a labor union training center in Oregon as part of his campaign for president. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports Gov. Jay Inslee on Saturday toured the …
Tue., March 12, 2019
Alaska Airlines says a flight headed to Seattle returned to Portland, Oregon, after the crew shut down one of the aircraft’s engines.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019
BridgePort Brewery, one of Oregon’s oldest craft breweries and a pioneer in the craft beer industry, will stop making its beers immediately and close its brew pub next month.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019
Oregon health officials say three more measles cases have been confirmed in Multnomah County, which is home to Portland.
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
A measles outbreak near Portland has sickened 35 people in Oregon and Washington, with 11 more cases suspected. Thirty-one patients had not been vaccinated against measles.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
The name Cohn has been associated with the furniture business for more than 130 years. The extensive Russian Jewish clan, along with several other families, arrived in Oregon in the …
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Officials say the number of confirmed measles cases in southwestern Washington has increased to 19 with seven more cases suspected.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019
A new city policy requiring public signs on brick buildings warning they might collapse in an earthquake is part of a long history of white supremacy aimed at forcing black …
Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
An Oregon man became the first person to traverse Antarctica alone without any assistance on Wednesday, trekking across the polar continent in an epic 54-day journey that was previously deemed …
Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
Expansion Cincinnati will play its first Major League Soccer match on March 2 at Seattle, then faces Portland for its home opener at Nippert Stadium on March 17.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018
A group seeking to lure a Major League Baseball team to Portland announced that it has signed an agreement in principle to develop a 45-acre waterfront site. The agreement with …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018
A body found in the trunk of a car during a traffic stop likely belongs to an 89-year-old woman who has been missing for a week and the driver of …
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
In “How to Murder Your Husband” – an essay – Crampton Brophy wrote about how to get away with it. She was arrested last Wednesday on charges of murdering her …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Dixon finished fifth, far behind race winner Takuma Sato, but put together the kind of drive that may define his season. He started 11th, was collected in an opening-lap crash, …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018
The Rev. Franklin Graham is scheduled to speak Thursday evening at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center as part of his “Decision America” tour across the Pacific Northwest, in …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018
Portland police are accused of being heavy-handed and reportedly causing some injuries against people protesting a rally by extreme-right demonstrators.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018
Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland deployed “flash bang” devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters.