Report knocks Oregon property tax system

Portland Tribune - News
The new report, released Wednesday, examined Oregon and three other states - Michigan, Massachusetts and New York - with limits on property taxes.

OHA grapples with patients' chronic pain v. opioid crisis

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Health Authority is considering a policy to severely limit chronic pain patients' access to opioids through the Oregon Health Plan.

TriMet expands discounted fares

Portland Tribune - News
Transit agency expands eligibility to riders who qualify for half-price fare to include low-income residents.

Portland police policy lags a year past due date, could be…

Portland Tribune - News
City balances landmark case intended to ensure fair trials with liability, officer concerns

Man charged with beating his father to death

Beaverton Valley Times - News
A grand jury has indicted Shaun Maki, 53, of unincorporated Washington County.

Sources: Wheeler sits out City Council race

Portland Tribune - News
Plus, the mayor says he will not actively oppose the clean energy fund measure if it qualified for the ballot and the Planning and Sustainability…

Police seize $45,000 in MDMA from Gladstone man

Clackamas Review - News
Toren Flom booked and released after crashing into K9 police car at SE Portland Jack in the Box.

Police arrest 3 suspected business burglars in Cully

Portland Tribune - News
Cheng Xiong, Abraham Her and Nhat Ha have been released from the Multnomah County Jail.

Concordia searching for new president, regents say

Portland Tribune - News
The last president, Charles Schlimpert, helped the school grow from 350 to 5,000 pupils in Portland.

Two arrested on wide array of sex charges

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Washington County detectives investigate, arrest men in Portland, Grants Pass.

Buehler offers 'pro-choice' health care plan

Portland Tribune - News
The GOP nominee for governor outlined some broad goals for building on Oregon's existing health care reform.

Gun violence issue comes to stage

Portland Tribune - Features
Young actors use one-act plays, poetry to spark change in gun laws; 'A Different Kind of Gun Show' stages July 20-28

Stacie Moncrief appointed to Gladstone School Board

Clackamas Review - News
Principal of Gilbert Park Elementary School in the David Douglas School District is a 13-year resident of Gladstone

Documents leave Awwad questions lingering

Portland Tribune - News
Portland Public Schools and its former interim chief Yousef Awwad dispute the motivation for his November firing

Sanctuary repeal qualifies for ballot

Portland Tribune - News
Initiative Petition 22 - Stop Oregon Sanctuaries - had more than enough valid signatures to secure a place on the ballot for the Nov. 6 general…

Petition would link public employee wages to private sector

Portland Tribune - News
Supporters claim public employees receive greater total compensation than many private sector workers.

Commissioners defend animal shelter despite critical audit

Portland Tribune - News
Multnomah Commissioners grilled auditors but not shelter management after an audit found problems had not been addressed more than two years after…

Mayor believes city's future bright

Portland Tribune - News
Wheeler says Portland homeless strategy is working but understands frustration with outdoor camping.

City Hall Update: Foreclosure vote delayed until Aug. 8

Portland Tribune - News
Plus, Wheeler to make affordable housing bond request , employment grants available, and Gateway Discovery Park opening postponed.

New Seasons recalls mislabeled packaged salads

Portland Tribune - News
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the products.

William Blanas resigns from Clackamas River Water governing…

Clackamas Review - News
Deadline for applications to the vacant seat is Monday, Aug. 6; those interested can apply at crwater.com

Metro mulls boundary expansion requests

Portland Tribune - News
Council hopes that changes in decision process will aid efforts to provide more housing that report says will be needed by 2038.

Spotlight, 'torture' music add to ICE occupiers' woes

Portland Tribune - News
U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement has played 'Easy Street' from 'The Walking Dead' on repeat.

Pot business license applications bury liquor commission

Portland Tribune - News
A hiatus in new marijuana license application processing meant to ease a backlog increased the workload by 70 percent.

ODFW: Coyote attacked Powellhurst dog, not cougar

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a new report on the dog attack in Portland.

Auto fans exult at Forest Grove Concours d'Elegance

Portland Tribune - News
Fittingly, a 1939 Alfa Romeo was awarded Best in Show at the event featuring 'The Passion of Alfa Romeo.'

Stabbing reported at Yards apartments, man in custody

Portland Tribune - News
Chaz Flanders, 21, faces an assault charge for the incident at the Yards at Union Station.

2 shootings, 1 injury investigated over weekend

Portland Tribune - News
Juvenile injured at unknown location, and shots ring out near Sitton Elementary School in Portland.

Proud Boys 'a threat' to democracy, Portland group says

Portland Tribune - News
Western States Center says democratic institutions erred after arrest of Mykel Mosley.

Who else is excited for Concours d'Elegance?

Portland Tribune - News
You don't want to miss the annual classic car show coming Sunday, July 15 to Forest Grove.

Mayor pushes for 'bigger vision' around need for new schools

Portland Tribune - News
As mayor, Ted Wheeler has little power to fund new schools, but he thinks new developer fees would be a good start.

6,000 dunk in Willamette River for the 'Big Float 8'

Portland Tribune - News
Human Access Project urges residents to take a dip on Saturday, July 14 at Poet's Beach.

County confirms another measles case

Portland Tribune - News
The third person was in daily contact with Multnomah County's team to check for symptoms.

Voters could see up to four initiatives on ballot

Portland Tribune - News
Grocery taxes, publicly funded abortion, tax enactment restrictions and ending the state's sanctuary law are all in the queue for the November ballot.

Oregon gay rights leader Jerry Weller dies at age 69

Portland Tribune - News
Gerald K. Weller lead Portland Town Council, which advocated for LGBTQ rights across Oregon.

Car prowler arrested after stabbing man, police say

Portland Tribune - News
Justin Sennert was found hiding in brush in the Lents neighborhood on July 11, police say.

'Suspicious' death under investigation on Lombard

Portland Tribune - News
Police found a man dead around 5 a.m. on Thursday, July 12 on Lombard Street in North Portland.

Homeless LGBTQ youth find love, acceptance

Portland Tribune - News
Empathetic parents and community organizations offer support to help address the problems youth are facing.

Company says it can fill void in Oregon electronics…

Portland Tribune - News
URT, which has a plant in Clackamas, says it will add a second shift to recycle TVs, computers and other electronics no longer needed by Oregonians,…

Hot stuff! Water beckons as El sol cranks up the heat

Portland Tribune - News
The Northwest is stuck in a thermal trough, that could keep us hot hot hot through early next week.

OHA: Medical marijuana program needs more oversight

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Medical Marijuana Program doesn't have reliable, independent ways to verify grow site addresses, and it doesn't do enough inspections of…

Initiative would require sixth graders study…

Portland Tribune - News
Gun rights advocates have filed an initiative petition to make firearms safety instruction mandatory in the sixth grade in Oregon public schools.

Report finds 'significant inaccuracies' in school…

Portland Tribune - News
According to a district report, Portland Public Schools board member Paul Anthony was wrong about a tirade from restorative justice coordinator…

A history of the unpopular decision to arm PSU…

Portland Tribune - News
Shooting victim's brother Andre Washington is only the latest and loudest voice calling for PSU police to disarm.

Portland officials won't crack down on ICE fence,…

Portland Tribune - News
The decision not to enforce the fence violation reduces the likelihood that officials will intercede in ICE's activity in the facility - even as…

Sources Say: Seattle columnist questions rezoning

Portland Tribune - News
Plus, affordable housing bong fundraising increases and Wyden says Merkley helpful where he is.

Frog Pond development in Wilsonville to include…

Wilsonville Spokesman - News
City addresses new accessory dwelling unit requirements with small changes to code

Person found dead in remains of house fire

Gresham Outlook - News
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office detectives, and the Multnomah County Medical Examiner's office are in charge of the death investigation.

Protesters arrested at ICE facility Wednesday

Portland Tribune - News
Legality of temporary fence erected for federal government being investigated by Portland Bureau of Transportation.

Board mulls possible change in Clackamas County…

Clackamas Review - News
With the sheriff refusing to attend July 10 meeting, elected officials restricted in moving forward on CCSO changes

City seeks to thwart redevelopment of mobile and…

Portland Tribune - News
Planning and Sustainability Commission votes to create new manufactured dwelling park zone for more than 50 parks; plan now goes to City Council for…

Stuck in traffic? That's about average for Rose…

Portland Tribune - News
A new WalletHub survey ranks the Rose City No. 60 on a list of the worst U.S. cities to drive in.

Legislators bring education road show to Beaverton

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Two hours of testimony leans heavily on career/technical education, bullying, funding

Legislators seek advice from county business…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
The Joint Committee on Student Success toured Washington County schools today; next up, public hearing, 7 p.m., ACMA.

Beaverton Police praise residents for stopping…

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Samuel Harris Corbett, 37, of Washington County is accused of chasing, yelling at 17-year-old black girl.

Coach at Sunset arrested

Beaverton Valley Times - News
Police say the track coach, Branden Helms, had sexual relations with a minor he met at the school.

Expert: PSU shooting may hinge on these legal…

Portland Tribune - News
A nearly 30-year-old Supreme Court case of a forcibly arrested black man determined under what circumstances an officer can fire at people.

Pedestrian hit, injured near King City

Regal Courier - News
Neither speed nor impaired driving appear to be factors in the Tuesday, July 10, incident.

Police seek victims of man who allegedly assaulted…

Portland Tribune - News
Ricardo Sanchez-Garcia, 55, has not been charged. He was arrested yesterday after at least two calls to police.

Sustainable policies mesh with economic…

Portland Tribune - News
Company that makes environmentally friendly packaging hosts research vessel visit to OMSI

Hammond pardons draw cheers, shrugs from officials

Portland Tribune - News
While Republicans expressed elation at the pardons, Democrats appeared less enthusiastic.

City targets owner of multiple zombie homes

Portland Tribune - News
Council may decide to foreclose on four of 10 derelict properties owned by Norman Yee next month.

PDX lands top airport honors again

Portland Tribune - News
Travel + Leisure magazine readers voted Portland's airport the best in the nation for the sixth consecutive time since 2013.

Senators react negatively to Trump's court nominee

Portland Tribune - News
Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, both Democrats, say confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh opens the way for five conservatives on Supreme Court to overturn…

Independents unwitting beneficiary of campaign…

Portland Tribune - News
A law passed in 2017 was intended to drive out 'dark money' from election, but the wording of one exemption may force statewide debate hosts to…

Homeless LGBTQ youth search for haven

Portland Tribune - News
Rejected by families, many land on Portland's streets, in part because of the reputation for services offered here.

Fire ruins garage in Cedar Mill

Beaverton Valley Times - News
No injuries were reported; the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

City Hall Update: Activist's suit against Eudaly…

Portland Tribune - News
Plus, Lyft buys Biketown's parent company and public input sought on notification requirements

Suspect in heart stabbing case gets 70 month…

Portland Tribune - News
Victim's life changes forever after the incident that took place in Couch Park in NW Portland.

Repeat rapist sentenced to 33 years in prison

Portland Tribune - News
Homeless man Curtis Clint Williams attacked 19-year-old in 2011, prosecutors say.

Mayor says PSU shooting inquiry will be 'objective'

Portland Tribune - News
Ted Wheeler comments publicly on the June 29 shooting death of Portland resident Jason Washington.

Portland school district releases 2,000 pages of…

Portland Tribune - News
An investigation of former Interim Superintendent Yousef Awwad mostly exonerates the fired official but he did approve a salary bump for his…

New measles case found in Clark County

Portland Tribune - News
A young child in Vancouver has been diagnosed with the illness after being exposed in the Portland area.

AG investigating tax vote initiative's signature…

Portland Tribune - News
The investigation is unlikely to interfere with that measure going before voters in November, according to the state elections division.

Public can comment on tolling plan Thursday

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Transportation Commission will hold a 'listening session' about a policy advisory committee's recommendation to toll all lanes of I-5 and…

Police, business speak out against sanctuary law…

Portland Tribune - News
Oregonians United Against Profiling - a coalition of business, labor, immigrant rights group and law enforcement - argue that the state's 30-year-old…

Texas murder suspect arrested at PDX

Portland Tribune - News
Customs and Border Protection officers took the 31-year-old Houston man into custody Friday, July 6, after he stepped off a flight from Japan.

Projects underway to help Clackamas County's…

Clackamas Review - News
Various groups unite to reopen, expand low-income services in urban areas of county

Drill-armed man arrested after chasing TriMet…

Portland Tribune - News
No one is injured in bizarre incident in Northeast Portland on Sunday that starts after suspect is told to leave bus.

Portland motorcyclist, 20, dies in Gresham crash

Gresham Outlook - News
The young man's motorcycle impacted a car driven by a 65-year-old Gresham woman, police say.

ODOT warns again of freeway apocalypse

Portland Tribune - News
Transportation officials offer playlist to help motorists cope with traffic jams expected to be caused by ramp closures and other projects this…

Gunfire strikes door in Rose City Park neighborhood

Portland Tribune - News
Police say the residence was not the intended target of the shooting on Saturday, July 7.

Two men wounded in North Portland shooting

Portland Tribune - News
The adult men shot at Los Prados Event Hall in St. Johns were not the intended targets, police say.

Take a look at GEAR Con's best steampunk displays

Portland Tribune - News
Victorian and retro-futurist costumes worn at eighth-annual meeting on Saturday, July 7 in Portland.

Feds come to rescue of Portland levee system

Portland Tribune - News
Twenty-seven-mile system for protecting Portland from Columbia River floods will get financial and technical help from the U.S. Army Corps of…

City ready for electric scooter applications to…

Portland Tribune - Sustainable Life
It's the first time an Oregon city has sought permits for electric scooters, which are popping up in dozens of cities around the country.

Wyden: Trump trade policy 'a daily dose of chaos'

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Democrat agrees president is right to go after unfair practices by China, but says tariffs imposed the wrong way hurt other leading trade…

Family: Fire PSU officers who killed man, disarm…

Portland Tribune - News
The family of Jason Washington has demanded that the rest of the Campus Safety force disarm.

Sanctuary law repeal likely to be on ballot

Portland Tribune - News
The official opposition to Initiative Petition 22 launched Friday - the same day petitioners submitted more than 110,000 signatures to land the…

Portland campaign spending measure petitions…

Portland Tribune - News
Supports turn in far more signatures than required to refer measure to November ballot that is similar to one ruled unconstitutional by a multnomah…

Second measles case reported by county

Portland Tribune - News
Multnomah County officials announced early this week that about 500 people could have been exposed to the illness June 27.

Portland Aerial Tram's maintenance ahead of schedule

Portland Tribune - News
The tram to OHSU's Marquam Hill campus will return to regular operations three weeks earlier than expected.

Constituent calls police on canvassing lawmaker

Clackamas Review - News
The incident spurred the creation of the hashtag CampaigningWhileBlack and made national headlines

Stray bullet wounds boy in Cully shooting

Portland Tribune - News
The city's Gang Enforcement Team is investigating the shooting, which happened at about 7:49 p.m., July 5, in the 5200 block of Northeast 73rd Avenue.

Oregon senators offer views on how to block Trump's…

Portland Tribune - News
Ron Wyden, Jeff Merkley agree that a handful of Republicans must join minority Democrats; Wyden says new justice could 'turn back the clock' on…

'Above average' risk as fire season heats up

Portland Tribune - News
Sen. Ron Wyden issues warning after May, 2018, noted to be the warmest ever recorded in U.S.

Plan ahead: I-84 construction will affect…

Portland Tribune - News
Oregon Department of Transportation officials are urging motorists to learn more about the closures and plan ahead.

Portland Clean Energy Fund doubles signatures…

Portland Tribune - News
The campaign for a city initiative announced more than 60,000 petition names were collected to put measure before voters this fall.

Measure making it harder to tweak taxes makes ballot

Portland Tribune - News
A possible state investigation into how signatures were gathered for IP 31 threatens to call its viability into question.

Hayes seeks 'fresh start' with bankruptcy

Portland Tribune - News
The former first lady of Oregon threatened for a month to file for bankruptcy, but her filing still lacks details such as her monthly income and list…

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