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Yellowstone says foot found in hot spring linked to July 31 death

A part of a human foot found in a shoe floating in a hot spring in the southern part of Yellowstone National Park earlier this week is believed to be linked to a July 31 death, park officials said Friday.While the investigation continues, foul play is not suspected.The shoe was recovered from Abyss Pool on Tuesday, park officials reported. News of that discovery led a man from Maryland to contact the National Park Service to report that he and his family had spotted a shoe, floating sole up, in the hot spring on the morning of Aug. 11.Chris Quinn of...
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Washington Examiner

Downtown areas in San Francisco and Portland more deserted than in 2019: Report

The downtown areas of San Francisco; Cleveland; and Portland, Oregon, have all had slow recoveries from pre-pandemic levels of activity, according to a new study. The once-popular neighborhoods have seen a sharp decline in recent years, researchers at the University of California, Berkeley found using GPS location data from 18 million cellphones, then comparing activity from before 2019 to activity from March through May of this year.
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Canby State Representative Arrested at Clackamas County Fair

Republican State Representative James Hieb, who represents Canby, was arrested at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds after the Canby Rodeo late Wednesday night on suspicion of interfering with a peace officer and disorderly conduct. Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office John Wildhaber confirmed the arrest and charges to The Canby Current Thursday morning...
The Portland Mercury

Good Morning, News: Mayor Drastically Expands Homeless Ban, Oregon Republican Lawmaker Arrested, and Scary Apple Security Flaw

The Mercury provides news and fun every single day—but your help is essential. If you believe Portland benefits from smart, local journalism and arts coverage, please consider making a small monthly contribution, because without you, there is no us. Thanks for your support!. GOOD MORNING, PORTLAND! First of all......

ODOT progresses on Abernethy Bridge construction beneath I-205

Travelers can expect intermittent closures on and around the bridge in West Linn and Oregon CityWork beneath the Abernethy Bridge is well underway, with construction crews preparing the area around the bridge and in the river to build a temporary work bridge in the water. The Oregon Department of Transportation began construction earlier this year as part of the I-205 improvements project, which will see the freeway, including the bridge, widened and seismically retrofitted. For now, the project requires single-lane closures of Highway 43 near the I-205 on-ramp as well as single-lane closures on Clackamette Drive. Later this month,...

Russian hacker behind multiple attacks in state arrives in Oregon

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — A Russian national suspected of carrying out the cyber attacks that crippled Sky Lakes Medical Center arrived in Portland for court this week. Denis Dubnikov pleaded not guilty to charges related to his involvement with an international cryptocurrency money laundering conspiracy. Dubnikov was arrested in...

Police arrest Rep. James Hieb at Clackamas County Fair

Rep. James Hieb, R-Canby, spent the night in the Clackamas County jail after an arrest Wednesday on suspicion of disorderly conduct and interfering with a peace officer, and now he’s pondering whether he can continue to campaign for House District 51, he said Thursday. “I don’t know how this...

New form of Deadly Fentanyl found and Seized in Multnomah County, Oregon

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, OR - The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office is reporting that during a recent search warrant, Multnomah County Special Investigations Unit (SIU) deputies found a new form of Fentanyl that is considered to be more dangerous and potent than pressed pills. At the suspect’s residence in Northeast Portland, deputies...
Pamplin Media Group

Lake Oswego Gallery Without Walls features 12 new sculptures

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego and artists put up the sculptures this week around downtown. Observant pedestrians strolling through Lake Oswego streets this week may spot a series of new sculptures to admire and ponder. The Arts Council of Lake Oswego is installing 12 new artistic pieces in the...

Johnny Limbo to close out Oregon City concert season

Concerts in the Park series ends Aug. 25; last free Movies in the Park event for the season is Aug. 26.Johnny Limbo & the Lugnuts is closing out the 2022 season of Oregon City's Concerts in the Park series. The band will be playing hits of the 1950s and '60s at the End of the Oregon Trail on the evening of Aug. 25. It's the seventh concert this year as part of the free series. This week will also be the last free Movies in the Park event for the season. "Sing 2" will be showing at dusk (about 8:30 p.m.) on Friday, Aug. 26, at Welsey Lynn Park, 12901 Frontier Parkway, Oregon City. Due to limited parking for these events, Oregon City parks department officials "highly suggest" carpooling, taking public transportation, calling a cab/ride share or other options you can think of. A D V E R T I S I N G | Continue reading below When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25 Where: End of the Oregon Trail, 1726 Washington St., Oregon City Admission: Free Offsite parking: Free Onsite parking: $5 cash only; lot opens at 4 p.m. Food/beer sales: Starting at 5:30 p.m. {loadposition sub-article-01}

Readers respond: Another eyesore in Portland

I couldn’t agree more with Richard Weill of Corbett, the city needs to eliminate outdoor dining sheds that resemble shanties from the Great Depression (“Readers respond: Get dining sheds out of streets,” Aug. 7). Outdoor dining sheds were built out of necessity, not intended to be permanent fixtures. They’ve become an eyesore in a city already overwhelmed with graffiti, used needles, garbage, homeless camps, more garbage, etc.