Articles tagged with: Portland

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 ...

19 April 2014

Umpqua Bank now largest community bank on west coast

Posted in Regional, Economy

Portland, Ore.-- Umpqua Bank is now the largest community bank on the west coast, since the merger with Sterling Bank is complete. The deal was made official Friday and the company nearly doubled t ...

18 April 2014

Playoffs: The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Houston Rockets

Posted in Regional, Sports

Portland, Ore. -- (OPB) The Portland Trail Blazers will take on the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA playoffs. The Blazers closed the regular season with a winning record and will trav ...

17 April 2014

Portland doesn't flush water reservoir after man pees in it

Posted in Regional

Portland, Ore. -- (KGW) (Update 4/30 3:20pm): The City of Portland has decided not to completely flush millions of gallons of drinking water down the drain after a teenager allegedly urinated in it. ...