Washington County, OR

Man in custody after chase from Clark County to Washington County

CLARK CO., Wash. — A man is facing multiple charges after briefly getting away from law enforcement Thursday night. Deputies said 30-year-old David Curtis faces multiple charges in Clark County including possession of a stolen vehicle, reckless driving, and attempting to elude police. In Washington County, he was charged with unlawful use of a vehicle.
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Public defender shortage spreads through Portland region

Washington County experiencing same court-related problems preventing prosecutions as Multnomah County.The statewide shortage of qualified public defenders — and a compounding backlog of criminal cases — hasn't hit Washington County quite as hard as other parts of the state, but the court system in Oregon's second-largest county is by no means immune to the ripple effects. Attorneys say that defendants are sitting in jail waiting for representation so they can be arraigned on charges. Even with specialty arraignment blocks set up to process alleged offenders more quickly, there are still hundreds of cases pending in Washington County Circuit Court. Legal...

Challenger Pace concedes WashCo chair race to incumbent

Hillsboro City Councilor Beach Pace says she doesn't have enough votes to force a November runoff. Beach Pace, the Hillsboro city councilor who challenged Kathryn Harrington for the position Washington County chair, has conceded the race to the incumbent. Unofficial election results show that Pace trails Harrington by about 8,000 votes, with 45.2% compared to Harrington's 53.5%. "Updated election results show that I have not received enough votes to win the Washington County commissioner at-large race," said Pace in an emailed statement from her campaign Friday, May 20. "I have called Chair Harrington to let her know that...

2022 Washington County Fair Ride Wristband Giveaway

KATU / 2022 WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR RIDE WRISTBAND GIVEAWAY. Contest: KATU / 2022 Washington County Fair Ride Wristband Giveaway. Station: Sinclair Television of Portland, LLC dba KATU. Station Address: KATU, 2153 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland, OR 97232. Contest Area: Oregon Counties: Baker, Clackamas, Clatsop, Columbia, Crook, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood...

Marcoot Jersey Creamery Teams Up with AFCO Distribution and Milling

Marcoot Jersey Creamery, the Greenville, Ill.-based makers of Dog-O’s treats, has partnered with AFCO Distribution and Milling. AFCO will support pet specialty retailers in eight Northwestern states: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Nevada and Wyoming. “We are thrilled to partner with AFCO and most effectively serve independent retailer...

Grocery Outlet launches second on-demand delivery pilot

Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. is expanding its presence in the e-commerce channel. The discount grocer, which offers name-brand products at prices generally 40% to 70% below those of conventional grocery retailers, is teaming up with Uber Technologies Inc. to pilot on-demand and scheduled grocery delivery.The pilot is taking place at 72 independently owned and operated Grocery Outlet stores across California, Oregon, and Washington – including the metro areas of Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, San Jose, Sacramento, Palo Alto, and Sunnyvale.