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At 5.8 percent, the county had the third lowest unemployment rate in the state, after Benton County and Hood River County .
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A 27-year-old mother reported that her 3-year-old daughter had "fallen'' when she dropped the girl off at day care last month, but employees of the center became concerned something else had happened when they noticed bruising to the girl's face and neck, according to Portland police and a Multnomah County prosecutor.
Selling e-cigarettes to minors remains legal in Oregon after two competing bills recently died in committee.
The state's medical marijuana dispensary program opened Monday. Rip City Remedies, among the existing dispensaries to apply online on opening day, sells immature marijuana plants to patients.
McMenamins Pubs, Breweries ad Historic Hotels is reportedly negotiating to purchase a former pig farm near its Edgefield complex in Troutdale from Multnomah County.
Rep. Carolyn Tomei , a Milwaukie Democrat who pushed - mostly unsuccessfully -- to blunt the Oregon Lottery's impact on problem gamblers, said she won't run for re-election.
David Douglas High School announced Thursday morning that its Rose Festival Princess is Samantha Westmoreland, 17, center left.
A man who got rid of a machete that authorities say was used to brutally hack a 25-year-old Southwest Portland man to death pleaded guilty Friday to hindering prosecution and tampering with physical evidence.
Barbara Alexander-Brown, seen here in a 2005 Oregonian photo from when she was a medical student at OHSU, is suing her former employer, Multnomah County, on claims that county officials knowingly ignored billing issues that cost taxpayers millions.
Nothing against equities, commodities and the various other investments that keep the economy moving and enrich their investors, but they tend to lack the urgent, immediate and ever-present weight of the smaller investments we make in the world beyond the opening and closing bell.
Welcome to a rainy and blustery Thursday, with the kind of gusts that can turn your umbrella inside out.
PORTLAND, Ore. Police arrested a man Tuesday who they say fatally injured his girlfriend's 2-year-old son.
Here's a conundrum: Both of these Inner Southeast Libraries - Sellwood-Moreland, and Woodstock - are 150 years old, and yet the communities in which they are located are nowhere near that old! How can that be? There's a simple explanation.
Traffic Division Officer Michael Close, an 11-year-veteran of the Portland Police Bureau, received a minor knee injury during the crash.
Dr. Bruce Goldberg, acting head of Cover Oregon. The website's failure is perhaps Oregon's most notable technology failure.