Articles tagged with: Portland

09 June 2014

Report: Property tax losses continue to grow

Posted in Regional, Politics, Economy

Portland, Ore. -- (Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media Group) Local governments will be unable to collect $212 million this year in property taxes, including almost $100 million specifically approved by ...

08 June 2014

Portand's Naked Bike Ride Day

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- Bike riders are a usual sight in Portland but Saturday night's bike ride event was a little different, the bicyclists were all naked. It was the 2014 world naked bike ride. Sever ...

05 June 2014

Portland boy dies after fall from apartment window

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) A 4-year-old boy died Wednesday evening after falling from a third-story window in North Portland. He fell about 7:15 p.m. at the Miraflores Apartments, 8925 N. Newell Ave. T ...

23 May 2014

E. coli found in reservoir, Portland issues largest boil water alert ever

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) The Portland Water Bureau issued a 'boil water alert' Friday morning for the entire water district after the city detected E. coli in water samples. At a press conference at ...

20 May 2014

Hundreds of Portland homeowners forced to pay for sidewalk repairs

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) Northeast Portland's Irvington Neighborhood looks like a work zone. Up and down the streets, construction crews are busy fixing patches of sidewalk. "It didn't seem like the ...

09 May 2014

Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana

Posted in Regional, Health

Portland, Ore. -- A new Oregon Public Broadcast poll shows Oregonians appear to be leaning towards legalizing recreational marijuana. The last time Oregonians voted on legalizing marijuana was in 20 ...

08 May 2014

Metro: 'Mistakes were made' in orangutan's death at Oregon Zoo

Posted in Local, Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) Recent staffing changes at the Oregon Zoo were related to the death of the zoo's Sumatran Orangutan Kutai, Metro announced Thursday. The zoo said earlier this week that Kim ...

02 May 2014

MusicFestNW 2014 Lineup

Posted in Entertainment

Portland, Ore. -- (PRP) This year’s edition of MusicFestNW is slimming down and centralizing performances to Waterfront Park. Not all change is a bad thing. Say goodbye to checking the schedule a ...

02 May 2014

Stotts big on better rebounding for Blazers

Posted in Sports

Portland, Ore. -- (Portland Tribune) Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts walked into the media room at Moda Center on Thursday afternoon and smiled. “It seemed like we had more (people here) when we ...

23 April 2014

Dungeon on wheels

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore --- (KGW News) Investigators in Portland, Oregon say a man shot and killed by police last month had been stalking women in a van that he had converted into a "moveable dungeon."Inside ...