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TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Ice, snow and blustery east winds are expected in the Portland area beginning Wednesday evening and continuing through Thursday, Dec. 8. The Columbia River Gorge area is expected to be hit the hardest by the nasty weather.
December 07, 2016

Wind! Snow! Ice! Oh my! Wintry blast could rattle the region

by Pamplin Media Group
The storm will blow in from the south, starting in Lane County early Thursday morning, and hitting the Portland area by mid-morning.
December 07, 2016

Reynolds, Gresham-Barlow, Centennial, David Douglas and Corbett schools close due to weather

by Pamplin Media Group
No classes or activities will be held in the districts on Thursday
PORTLAND POLICE BUREAU - Steven Wayne Liffel
December 06, 2016

UPDATE: Police identify man killed by officer Tuesday

by The Outlook
Preliminary information indicates the suspect was armed with a rifle at the time of the shooting and that he earlier fired at officers, possibly from a handgun, prior to coming out of the residence with the rifle.


CONTRIBUTED PHOTO: GRESHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT - Orion Storm Mears
December 01, 2016

UPDATE: Police arrest alleged sexual assualt suspect

by Christopher Keizur
Suspect is accused of first degree rape, sodomy, kidnapping and robbery
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ  - The rundown Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park in the Cully neighborhood will get a new lease on life.
December 07, 2016

Embattled mobile home park residents saved from eviction

by Steve Law
A city loan helps nonprofit buy Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park, and a new nonprofit will enter Portland to take over rundown complexes and fix them up For the first time, the city of Portland has acted to preserve a mobile home park threatened with…
December 07, 2016

Saltzman: Report hazardous buildings and unpermitted events to the city

by Jim Redden
Since last weekend's tragic fire at a warehouse occupied by artists and others without the proper permits in Oakland, Commissioner Dan Saltzman says he has been in ongoing discussions about such local situations with city fire and building officials.
December 07, 2016

Pedestrian killed in SE Division Street collision

by Pamplin Media Group
The collision happened at about 6:55 p.m., Dec. 7. East Precinct and Traffic Division officers are investigating the incident.
December 07, 2016

Willie Taggart to Oregon: What does this mean for Ducks?

by Jason Vondersmith
New coach has his work cut out for him, but his ability to recruit should help. Now, about that defense ...
SUBMITTED PHOTO - A car struck a bus carrying students bound for Jackson Middle School on Wednesday morning on Lesser Road near the Westlake Drive.
December 07, 2016

Car strikes Portland Public Schools bus in Lake Oswego

by Pamplin Media Group
Four students taken to hospital for minor injuries
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Nurse Practitioners of Oregon Chairman James Sims (left) awards the 2016 NPO Nanette Clapper Memorial Scholarship to Portland doctoral student and nurse practitioner Tim Gebhart.
December 07, 2016

NPO awards 2016 scholarship to local student and nurse practitioner Tim Gebhart

by Miles Vance
The announcement was part of local and state celebrations held last month.
December 06, 2016

Fritz, Novick cut deal to support each others' 'progressive' measures

by Jim Redden
Both proposal will be heard by the council in December. Novick's proposal is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 7. Fritz's proposal could be heard as early as next week.
December 06, 2016

OHA blasted for poor vetting of job applicants

by Nick Budnick
The Oregon Health Authority never conducted a basic internet search of candidates' backgrounds for a top state benefits administrator job last year, instead hiring James Raussen, who'd been caught in an ethics violation while an Ohio lawmaker and…
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December 06, 2016

Audit: Shortcomings at OHCS put state housing inventory at risk

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Secretary of state's audit found problems with data tracking, communication and planning at agency.
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY - Firs at the Elliott State Forest. The Oregon Department of State Lands has found some issues in a proposal submitted for the purchase of the forest.
December 06, 2016

State Lands staff finds ambiguity in Elliott proposal

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Report says details safeguarding the public interest need to be ironed out
SCREENSHOT: PPS.NET - Portland Public Schools board member Steve Buel holds new salary schedules for employees in the 2016-17 fiscal year, passed Tuesday, Dec. 6.
December 06, 2016

PPS board passes raises amidst controversy

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The school district is trying to get back into a competitive marketplace, but its plans are blasted as tone-deaf.
December 06, 2016

Council to consider rezoning for higher density housing

by Jim Redden
Many city residents are split over how much rezoning is necessary to create more housing options and accommodate the 123,000 new households expected here by 2035
FILE PHOTO - Sam Barlow High School is located at 5105 SE 302nd Ave.
December 05, 2016

UPDATE: Barlow student with weapons planned no harm

by Teresa Carson
Winter formal was allowed to go on after student with guns was removed from school roof, police said.
PORTLAND TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - A judge will decide whether the city's share of the Portland Harbor Superfund clean-up should be paid by sewer customers or taxpayers.
December 06, 2016

Who pays for Superfund clean-up will go to trial

by Jim Redden
Ratepayer lawyers are challenging over $50 million in BES funds spent to date on the Superfund clean-up priocess, arguing the entire city is liable for such costs, not just sewer ratepayers. City attorney counter that if the U.S. Enviornmental…
SUBMITTED PHOTOS: GREG ARTMAN - Wilsonville sophomore running back Cooper Mootz led the Wildcats in rushing despite suffering from a double aortic arch, which impairs his breathing.
December 06, 2016

Mootz overcomes

by Corey Buchanan
Wilsonville sophomore running back has breakout season despite dealing with serious medical condition
December 05, 2016

Oregon City braces for tough talk on urban renewal, police station

by Raymond Rendleman
Oregon City's elected officials will have a full agenda when they regroup in January to determine priorities for 2017 following a series of ballot-measure defeats in November.
COURTESY PHOTO: EILEEN PARK/KOIN 6 NEWS - Gregory McKelvey and Kathryn Stevens of Portland's Resistance delivered a check Monday afternoon to Karen Page of the Urban Pantry on Northwest Lovejoy Street. The business was damaged during a Nov. 10 protest march through the Pearl District.
December 05, 2016

Portland's Resistance delivers check to protest-damaged business

by Pamplin Media Group
'In support of our goal to create a safe Portland for everyone, we are collaborating local activists and community organizations to raise money for repair damages done to small and local businesses.'
December 05, 2016

Aircraft painting firm plans to close plant, lay off employees

by Pamplin Media Group
The company voted in July to join the International Association of Machinists union, Local Lodge No. 63 in Gladstone.
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December 05, 2016

Portland State picks Valerie Cleary

by Portland Tribune
Vikings choose familiar face as they fill AD spot being vacated by Mark Rountree
SUBMITTED PHOTO - Jeff Eells sorts through spot prawns.
December 05, 2016

Oregon City resident Jeff Eells has made his bankroll trolling in Southeast Alaska

by Raymond Rendleman
Eells (yes, pronounced like the elongated fish) fishes with his three sons who have grown to love the Alaska boat life during their summer breaks.
OUTLOOK PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - 'We haven't done a good enough job on helping people understand other people's problems,' said Stephen Graves, an instructor at Mt. Hood Community College.
December 04, 2016

Making trouble, spreading joy

by Teresa Carson
For the second year, the Troublesome Movement is looking for donations and creating Christmas shoe boxes filled with toys and goodies for families struggling to have some traditional joys of the holiday.

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Dec 04, 2016

Two Washington County women killed in coastal crash

by Jim Redden
Driver and passenger of other vehicle hospitalized after collision east of Seaide
PORTLLAND TRIBUNE: JAIME VALDEZ - New multi-family housing projects with more than 20 units would have to include a certain number of affordable ones under a proposal to be considered by the City Council on Wednesday.
Dec 04, 2016

Controversial Inclusionary Housing proposal heading to City…

by Jim Redden
The proposal, which became possible after the 2016 Oregon Legislature lifted the statewide ban on Inclusionary Housing, would require residential developers to include affordable units in…
Dec 04, 2016

Portland takes steps to reduce lead in drinking water

by Amelia Templeton, OPB
Corrosive water can cause lead to leach out of ordinary household pipes and plumbing fixtures and into drinking water, so one way to reduce lead exposure across a city is to change the pH of its…
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO DIAZ - About 1,000 people gathered in downtown Portland Saturday, Dec. 3, to protest what are expected to be policies by President-elect Donald Trump.
Dec 03, 2016

Women march against hate through downtown streets

by Pamplin Media Group
The march was organized to protest what are expected to be policies of President-elect Donald Trump.
PAMPLIN MEDIA PHOTO: CHRISTOPHER KEIZUR - Each waterproof mat, which will help keep individuals warm and dry, is made by crocheting hundreds of plastic bags together.
Dec 03, 2016

Volunteers stitch together a small comfort for homeless students

by Christopher Keizur
Reynolds School District event weaves mats from recycled plastic bags to keep homeless students warm and dry.
PMG FILE PHOTO - Southwest Portland's Rizwan Mosque is one of the most visible mosques in the city.
Dec 03, 2016

Police increase patrols around Portland-area mosques after…

by Jim Redden
Hate-filled letters were sent to mosques in California, Ohio, Michigan, Rhode Island, Indiana, Colorado and Georgia.
REVIEW FILE PHOTO - Thomas Graham, 11, died in December 2014 after a tree fell on the car his mom was driving on Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard.
Dec 02, 2016

Lake Oswego mom who watched son die in windstorm files second…

by Anthony Macuk
Susan Graham seeks $5 million for physical and emotional damages, claims owners of property where tree fell on her car 'showed negligence'
Dec 02, 2016

Portland wins international award for climate change efforts

by Steve Law
Consortium of large global cities honors Mayor Charlie Hales and city for its Climate Action Plan
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Mayor Charlie Hales wants the council to approve an effort to block the city from having to report more than once a year to a federal judge on police oversight.
Dec 06, 2016

Portland wants to appeal federal police oversight judge

by Nick Budnick
City attorney had argued deadlines to ensure compliance are 'not the Portland way'
COURTESY OPB - Novick said, 'It was the music I was raised with, the sense of hope, the sense of despair. For many of us Bob Dylan was the major soundtrack of our lives.'
Dec 02, 2016

Positively 4th Avenue: Steve Novick's tribute to Dylan's Nobel…

by April Baer/OPB
Novick considers the Nobel award to Dylan an affirmation an entire American generation. Beyond that, he says, 'I think there's a heck of a lot of people in Portland who love Bob Dylan.'
Dec 02, 2016

Reformed gang member among latest shooting victims

by Jim Redden
The shooting was discussed at the Friday meeting of the Community Police Collaborative, where the most recent Gang Enforcement Team statistics were released. Antoinette Edwards, the chair of the…
(Image is Clickable Link) PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - A survey by Rover.com says Portland's top dog names are Max and Lucy.
Dec 02, 2016

Who's a good boy? Max (or Lucy), that's who

by Pamplin Media Group
Nationally, top dog names were Max and Bella. The 100th best dog names were Walter and Xena.
COURTESY PHOTO: SARA HOTTMAN/OREGON ZOO - Packy, the oldest male Asian elephant of his species in North America, enjoys a swim at the Oregon Zoo this fall. Zoo vets have suspended his TB treatments because they were ineffective.
Dec 02, 2016

Zoo suspends Packy's TB treatment -- for now

by Pamplin Media Group
'We're consulting with veterinarians and pharmacologists around the country, considering what to do next.'
PORTLAND TRIBUNE: JONATHAN HOUSE - Portland has now received bids ranging from $10 million to $10.5 million for Terminal 1 in Northwest Portland.
Nov 30, 2016

City receives higher bids for Terminal 1 the second time around

by Jim Redden
The first time the city put Terminal 1 up for sale, it also received seven bids, but they ranged from $6 million to $10 million.
PORTLAND TRIBUNE: LYNDSEY HEWITT - Alyssa Gregg is fighting a notice from the city to take down two trees not found to have Dutch elm disease. The city has paid for the removal of trees with Dutch elm, but not the type of fungi it says the trees in front of Gregg's house have.
Dec 01, 2016

City forcing Portland resident to remove trees at her expense

by Lyndsey Hewitt
The city normally foots the bill if elms are afflicted with Dutch elm disease, but in this case the city said they were infected with something else, and therefore Alyssa Gregg must pay to take…
PARIS ACHEN - Gov. Kate Brown speaks Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at her ceremonial office at the state Capitol about her proposed budget for 2017-19.
Dec 01, 2016

Brown's 2017-19 budget 'a short-term solution'

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Governor says her plan should be seen as a starting point for 'broader conversation' about resources and shared values.
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - A new report says housing in Portland is more unaffordable. Low- or moderate-income families can only afford rent or housing in eight Portland neighborhoods, according to the new report.
Dec 01, 2016

Report: Portland housing increasingly unaffordable; new…

by Jim Redden
Housing Commissioner Dan Saltzman believes City Council efforts beginning to make a difference.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Public schools in the state, like Southeast Portland's Franklin High School at Marshall Campus shown here, are trying to rise out of challenges like chronic absenteeism, higher costs of educating students and aging infrastructure.
Dec 01, 2016

More public school students in the state than ever, and other…

by Shasta Kearns Moore
The stereotypical Oregon student is white, English-speaking, poor enough to qualify for free or reduced lunch prices, and taught with more than 24 classmates in a large district.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: DIEGO DIAZ - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders greeted a new fan Thursday, Dec. 1, during his visit to Powell's City of Books. About 600 people waited for more than an hour to greet the former Democratic presidential candidate.
Dec 01, 2016

Portland book lovers greet Sanders' 'Revolution'

by Pamplin Media Group
Long lines snake through Powell's City of Books as 600 wait to meet former presidential candidate.
KOIN 6 NEWS - Portland Resistence leader Hregory McKelvey spoke at a studenyt protest against Donald Trump at Holladay Park on Nov. 21.
Dec 01, 2016

Hales asks for investigation into protest use of force

by Cole Miller/KOIN News 6
The mayor announced Wednesday that he requested an investigation by the Independent Police Review after becoming aware of video footage showing officers using a bureau-taught pressure point…
PORTLAND TRIBUNE: JAIME VALDEZ - As part of the first Superfund-related restortation project, earthmovers dug a nbew channel on the southern tip of Sauvie Island to allow juvenile salmon to feed and rest on their way to the ocean.
Dec 01, 2016

More expenses for the superfund cleanup plan

by Jim Redden
Although it has not yet received much attention, damage assessments and restoration work ordered by the Portland Harbor Natural Resource Trustee Council will be paid on top of the cleanup plan…
Dec 01, 2016

Portland utility lawsuit trial begins Monday

by Jim Redden
Judge to consider who pays for Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup on first day
Dec 01, 2016

Clackamas County sheriff's expenses projected to outpace income

by Peter Wong
Commissioners and public members consider implications of the five-year outlook presented to the county budget committee.
PORTLAND TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Chief Mike Marshman, shown at the announcement of his being named chief by Mayor Charlie Hales, has vowed to restore public trust in the police bureau.
Dec 01, 2016

Police chief put on the spot over cop with checkered past

by Nick Budnick
An internal investigation has found that in April 2015 Officer Scherise Hobbs used a confidential database for personal reasons, one that is explicitly restricted for law enforcement purposes.…
NATIONAL HISTORIC DISTRICT DRAFT NOMINATION MAP - From the draft nomination, this map shows the proposed Eastmoreland Historic District boundaries.
Dec 01, 2016

Eastmoreland historic district boundaries focus of neighborhood…

by David F. Ashton
Opposition group 'Keep Eastmoreland Free' is concerned because the neighborhood association 'neglected to present it to our neighborhood.'