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Gresham, Portland police arrest 15, recover 7 stolen cars during joint mission
Gresham and Portland Police officers, with other law enforcement agencies, teamed up for a successful mission that recovered stolen vehicles, arrested suspects, and seized illegally-possessed firearms. On Monday, Feb. 26, the Portland Police Bureau, Gresham Police Department, Port of Portland Police, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Multnomah County District Attorney’s Auto Theft Task Force, and Portland’s police dog unit collaborated in East Multnomah County. The results: ...
Milwaukie retiree who just won $8.4 million Megabucks jackpot hadn’t checked his ticket for weeks
SALEM, Ore. (KTVZ) – A Milwaukie retiree is the latest winner of Oregon's Game Megabucks, with a winning ticket worth $8.4 million, Oregon Lottery officials said Tuesday. David Schultze, 68, said he didn’t know he was sitting on millions until he checked his ticket last Friday morning. The winning numbers were drawn back on January 24. He spent the whole The post Milwaukie retiree who just won $8.4 million Megabucks jackpot hadn’t checked his ticket for weeks appeared first on KTVZ.
Car plummeted down embankment off Highway 224 in Damascus on Monday
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Exploring the Pizza Landscape: Top 5 Pizzas in Milwaukie
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Mike Schmidt Endorses Proposal to Recriminalize Hard Drugs
Tonight, Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt testified in favor of Oregon legislators’ latest proposal to recriminalize hard drugs, ending a lengthy public silence on whether he supports rolling back the heart of the 2020 ballot measure that made Oregon the first state in the country to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of heroin, meth and fentanyl.
Savoring Sandy: The 3 Pubs That Define the Town's Vibrant Nightlife
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional pubs located in Sandy. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences and opinions. Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below:
Corbett’s Ally Schimel has career-high 45 points in second round playoff win
“I just kept shooting and they kept falling.” Corbett’s star senior, who has been playing the sport she loves since kindergarten, stepped out onto her home court in the Columbia River Gorge for the last time. Ally Schimel, the Coastal Range League MVP, didn’t let the moment or emotions overwhelm her. Instead, the forward put on a show for the crowd, notching a new career-high in points en route to...
Portland's fentanyl crisis looks like Seattle's, but approach veers
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Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek announces new director of equity, racial justice
Gov. Tina Kotek announced Monday, Feb. 26, that Andre Bealer has joined her administration as director of equity and racial justice. Bealer most recently served as the Workforce Equity Program Manager for Metro, the regional government serving the urban portions of Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties. “I am eager to contribute my passion, experience and dedication to advancing social justice and fostering positive change within our communities,” Bealer said. “This...
After public briefing reveals weak steps to tame fentanyl use, Multnomah County chair makes next update private
After a recent public briefing on the status of a 90-day fentanyl state of emergency exposed a lackluster start, Multnomah County leaders will receive their next progress report behind closed doors. Jenny Smith, chief of staff to County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson, told the other four commissioners Thursday that the...
10 most expensive homes sold in Gresham-area suburbs, Feb. 19-25
A house in Troutdale that sold for $699,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Gresham-area suburbs in the past week. In total, 16 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $445,906. The average price per square foot was $265.
Delaying tax hike for Preschool for All won’t dent cash-flush Multnomah County program, officials concede
Multnomah County’s fledgling Preschool for All program will be flush with cash even if county leaders accede to Gov. Tina Kotek’s request for a three-year moratorium on any new taxes, updated financial modeling from the county suggests. Under the plan approved by voters, the tax rate for high...
Savoring Sandy: The 4 Pizzas That Are Redefining Delicious
This article presents four exquisite pizza places located in Sandy. Have you had the chance to try any of these yet? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
New week: Active weather in Portland, mountain snow
PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Hello, unsettled weather! This is a week full of plenty of Willamette Valley rain and tons of new mountain snow. Over the next couple of days, the Cascades above 2,000 feet could see one to two feet of new snow. Some great news for our ski resorts!
Are you in Monday’s Oregon winter storm warning area? Check the map
A late-February winter storm warning is in effect for parts of Oregon and southwest Washington. The National Weather Service issued a storm warning for the Oregon and southern Washington Cascades and foothills through Tuesday, Feb. 27. The alert says that heavy snow is expected “above 1000 feet.” Higher elevations could...
Gateway to Beer: Away Days Brewing, Wayfinder Brewing to open downtown Troutdale locations
A pair of British transplants who celebrate English football (soccer) culture and the experience of cheering for your team with delicious food and drinks. A group of lager-lovers who combine old and new-school techniques to push the envelope of what you can discover within your stein. Beer drinkers rejoice — a pair of breweries are coming to bookend downtown Troutdale. One is reclaiming the dilapidated former City Hall, while the...
Multnomah County expands coverage of Portland incentive program
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Survey finds majority of Oregon voters oppose proposed tolling projects
After Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek postponed the Oregon Department of Transportation's proposed tolling program until 2026 after receiving negative public feedback, a new survey found that a majority of Oregon voters oppose the tolls.
Big Dog Returned To The Shelter Due To Separation Anxiety, Now Has His Own Pack
Jager, a beautiful Great Dane/Saint Bernard mix, first arrived at Idaho Saint Bernard Rescue after his owner surrendered him due to personal life changes. He got adopted by a wonderful family who absolutely adored him. All was going well until Jager started experiencing intense separation anxiety, leading to some not-so-great...
Gresham woman faces manslaughter after fatal crash on Marine Drive
A 22-year-old woman from Gresham faces manslaughter charges after allegedly driving drunk and causing a fatal accident on Northeast Marine Drive near the Portland International Airport. Maria I. Moncada is in custody and the Multnomah County Detention Center and faces charges of first-degree manslaughter, driving under the influence of intoxicants and reckless driving. Portland Police Bureau officers responded to reports of the crash at 11:25 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, in...