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Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Train in Downtown Canby

A pedestrian died after being struck by a train around noon Sunday near the railroad crossing at North Ivy Street in downtown Canby, emergency officials have confirmed. The Current has confirmed the victim was a 23-year-old male who lived in Canby. His name has not yet been released. Emergency medical...

Police search for possibly armed suspect in Southeast Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland police were searching for a wanted suspect in the Powellhurst-Gilbert neighborhood Sunday night. Police said they have reason to believe the suspect was armed. Around 3:20 p.m. a Portland police officer tried to pull over a vehicle associated with a wanted person in the 5700...

Anfernee Simons becomes cornerstone of team’s present and future: Trail Blazers season review, look ahead

The Oregonian/OregonLive is taking a player-by-player look at the Portland Trail Blazers roster heading into the offseason. Other posts: Jusuf Nurkic; Josh Hart; Nassir Little; Justise Winslow; Trendon Watford; Greg Brown III; Keon Johnson; CJ Elleby; Brandon Williams; Ben McLemore; Drew Eubanks; Elijah Hughes; Keljin Blevins; DiDi Louzada; Joe Ingles; Eric Bledsoe; Reggie Perry; Kris Dunn.

Egg prices on the rise in the Pacific Northwest

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - The price of eggs is the latest victim of changing economic conditions, and the impact can be felt at restaurants in the Pacific Northwest. Broder Nord in north Portland is one restaurant seeing the price of eggs increase. Chef Charlie McMullin said the restaurant goes through about 600 eggs on a typical weekend.

Thousands protest to protect abortion rights

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Portland for a “Bans Off Our Bodies” demonstration on Saturday, May 14. This event was one of many scheduled to take place across the country following a leak from the U.S. Supreme Court, which warns that a reversal of the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion could come soon.

Slabtown 4 / Scott | Edwards Architecture

Text description provided by the architects. In the late nineteenth century, Portland’s northwest quadrant adopted the name Slabtown when a lumber mill opened on Northrup Street. The mill’s discarded log edges or “slab wood” were stacked in front of working-class homes as a cheap source of heating and cooking fuel.

Urban renewal district plan may go to the voters

A Newberg resident is petitioning to put the plan on the November general election ballotOn two occasions over the past 40 years the Newberg City Council has created an urban renewal district. Each time adoption of the URD was referred to the city's voters, who defeated the city's plans outright. The city is hoping third time's the charm. After a yearslong process, the Newberg City Council adopted creation of an URD in mid-April and, again, the controversial tax funding mechanism is under attack. But the man responsible for leading the charge to rescind the first two URDs, Joe Brugato, has...

Exclusive: Six Trailblazing Women From Nike Sound Off On Their Unique Sisterhood and Igniting Change Inside the Company

Click here to read the full article. On a drizzly April morning in Beaverton, Ore., history is being made at Nike HQ. For the first time, the women at the center of the company’s transformation are coming together for a joint interview and photo shoot. Nike is using its 50th anniversary to make a powerful statement about its future, which will driven by, and dependent upon, the instrumental leaders here today. The excitement is palpable inside a meeting room on the seventh floor of the new Serena Williams building, where Heidi O’Neill, the Swoosh’s first female president, is holding court with...