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Fairview, Troutdale field full ballot for City Council as east Multnomah County filing deadlines arrive
Voters in Fairview and Troutdale will have plenty of decisions to make with at least two candidates for every open position on their city councils.
Gun control: Judge throws out residents' lawsuit challenging Multnomah County ordinance
Judge Kathleen Dailey, in background, speaks to attorneys Bruce McCain, left, and Jenny Madkour, right, during oral arguments over a lawsuit targeting Multnomah County's gun ordinance.
The city that never happened: East Portlanders came close to being incorporated as city of 125,000
Squeezed between Portland and Gresham and threatened with annexation by both, activists from unincorporated areas of Multnomah County in 1981 hatched a plan: join their environs with the small suburb of Fairview to form Oregon's second-largest city, "Columbia Ridge."