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NBA Veteran Signs With Blazers Summer League Team

The Portland Trail Blazers have completed their 2022 NBA Draft process, and now all eyes are turning to the Las Vegas Summer League, which kicks off in less than two weeks. While Shaedon Sharpe and Jabari Walker are expected to headline the Blazers Summer League squad, the team added an established veteran to the mix late last night.

Marchers damage NE Portland businesses in post-Roe protest

Dozens of black-clad marchers roamed through the streets of Northeast Portland late Saturday, heading from Grant Park to the Hollywood district and damaging businesses along the way. The “direct action” event was advertised as a response to the overturning of Roe v. Wade on Friday. “If abortions are...

Here’s Why You Don’t Want to Leave Lake Oswego in July

If you read my blog regularly, you know at least 52 reasons to be in Lake Oswego 356 days a year, let alone in July. Come July, the evidence is even more convincing, led by the #1 reason which is…. FOURTH OF JULY FESTIVITIES. Lake Oswego is a small...
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Residents at odds over pickleball at George Rogers Park

The Lake Oswego City Council will consider what to do about pickleball noise during a July 5 meeting. After the city of Lake Oswego's Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board could not agree on a recommendation to resolve ongoing disputes between homeowners and pickleball players at George Rogers Park, the Lake Oswego City Council is slated to take up the issue Tuesday, July 5.

Man Arraigned on New Charges in Fatal Shooting of Clark County Sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown

The man accused of killing Clark County sheriff's Sgt. Jeremy Brown pleaded not guilty Thursday to new charges in connection with the July 23 shooting. Guillermo Raya Leon, 27, of Salem, Ore., was arraigned in Clark County Superior Court on amended information of possession of a stolen firearm, first-degree trafficking in stolen property, first-degree burglary and theft of a motor vehicle. He was already charged with first-degree aggravated murder and another count of possession of a stolen firearm.

Celebrate responsibly this Fourth of July

Office of State Fire Marshal advises caution with fireworks as the holiday approaches. Corner spots and vacant lots have been festooned with fireworks displays for the past several weeks, prompting the Office of State Fire Marshal to advise the citizenry to enjoy the Fourth of July, but not at the cost of a finger or a home set ablaze. "Keep it Legal, Keep it Safe" is the message the state agency promoted last week as the fireworks season began. "The OSFM would like everyone to know which fireworks are legal, where they can be used and how to use them...

Portland Racial Equity Nonprofit to Offer Basic Income Program

More than 100 Portland businesses have contributed to Brown Hope’s fund, which will launch in 2023. A Portland-based nonprofit is restructuring its two-year-old emergency relief fund to a “village building program with an income guarantee.”. The Black Resilience Fund, a Portland-based program organized by racial equity nonprofit Brown...

NBA Trades: 3-team trade that lands OG Anunoby on Portland Trail Blazers

On Wednesday night, the Portland Trail Blazers made the first big splash of this offseason by trading for Jerami Grant. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Portland sent Detroit a 2025 1st -Round pick (via MIL), a second-round pick swap in this year’s draft (36 for 46). Meanwhile, Detroit recovers a 2025 2nd round pick that they had previously sent out to Portland, as well as the most favorable 2026 2nd round pick from either New Orleans or Portland.

Raptors fans can rejoice as Blazers whiff on OG Anunoby trade

The Toronto Raptors‘ fanbase was absolutely inundated with OG Anunoby trade rumors over the last few weeks, with the Portland Trail Blazers being consistently mentioned as a landing spot in this deal. Even after trading for Jerami Grant, Portland remained in on the Anunoby sweepstakes. With Portland armed with...

Canby & Molalla briefs

A look at events and activities happening in and around the Canby and Molalla areas - July 29, 2022 editionStreet hoop tournament returns to Canby The Nothing But Net 3-on-3 basketball tournament will return to the streets around Canby's Wait Park on Saturday, July 30. The tournament is sponsored by the Canby Rotary and Advantage Mortgage and returns after a two-year hiatus due to pandemic concerns. Costs are $125 for the 8-15 age division; $165 for the 16-18 age bracket, and $175 for those 19 and older. Register online by July 16 at HYPERLINK "" New station sets grand...

High heat to scorch Northwest early this week, but relief is on the way

After cooler-than-normal weather held in place in the Pacific Northwest during the spring months, the first taste of summer arrived on Friday and Saturday. While the heat has not been as intense as what was felt during the record-shattering heat last year, high temperatures over 15 degrees Fahrenheit above average have been recorded over the past couple of days. AccuWeather forecasters say the heat will continue into early week, but relief will quickly follow.