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31 min ago | Daily Mail
Bride-to-be whose fiancA© died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her dress 'to say goodbye' The dramatic moment firefighters abseiled down a cliff in the dark to rescue teenaged girl who plunged 40ft over the rocky ledge Rescue crews arrived minutes after receiving reports that the girl had gone over the edge at Rocky Butte in Northeast Portland This is the dramatic moment firefighters abseiled down a cliff in the dark to rescue a girl who had plunged 40ft over the rocky ledge. The teenager, who has not yet been named, was badly injured when she fell over the edge at Rocky Butte park in Portland, Oregon.
4 hrs ago | The Oregonian
The driver of a vehicle that crashed into a pole at Northeast 111th Ave. Saturday night ran from the scene of the crash, police report. Witnesses say a passenger in the vehicle stepped out of the car before collapsing on the ground.
8 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Earlier this year, Portland dancers Jen Hackworth and keyon gaskin ventured into a new type of collaboration with one another, by organizing a set of dance classes for young children called Dance/Play/Move - an innovative and " creative movement dance experience " for kids . Originally just an experimental one-off, the first 6 week round of sessions proved so rewarding for participants and teachers alike, it was self-evident they'd be looking to do it again.
12 hrs ago | The Oregonian
The Cycle Oregon volunteer disappeared Sept. 17, 2011. It was final night of the seven-day ride and it was the 25th anniversary year of the event.
16 hrs ago | Examiner.com
As a job seeker you should take advantage of the opportunity to get out and network with employers. There are a number of career fairs and networking opportunities for job seekers currently in the market for a new opportunity.
I considered writing a standard review of Katy Perry's dizzying performance at the Moda Center on Friday night, but no amount of paragraphs could properly catalog the sheer sensory overload of what just hit Portland. Let's break this down.
Transit geeks counting the seconds until the TriMet's MAX Orange Line opens in 2015 can now literally count the seconds. With exactly one year to go until the 7.3-mile Portland-to-Milwaukie light rail line opens, TriMet on Friday launched an online countdown.
When Portland makes major public investments in transit corridors, we update zoning to allow more people to live nearby. With neighborhood parks? Apparently not.
The Crabb family can peek at paradise year round since they turned a ho-hum pergola in their Northeast Portland backyard into a Mai Tai-friendly Tiki hut. Who needs Mister Peabody's WABAC machine? Marci Holcomb and Austin Jordan already live in a time capsule - a Mid-Century ranch house in the Parkrose Heights neighborhood of Northeast Portland.
A two-alarm fire damaged the future East County site of Friends of the Children, just one day before the nonprofit group was to host its family day at Pat Pfiefer Park to celebrate its growth and announce its capital campaign to build a new facility in Rockwood. Gresham firefighters were called at about 5:15 p.m. to the site, the former Police Activities League building at 424 N.E. 172nd Ave. A substantial fire was blazing, and about 40 firefighters from Gresham and Portland moved quickly to put it out.
Efficiency is important in a tiny house, where every inch has to perform multiple tasks, but so too is aesthetics. Tiny house builders sometimes splurge on fine materials since they only need a fraction of the wood, hardware and paint of a standard size house.
Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward to help find a woman suspected of robbing a gas station and a Plaid Pantry in quick succession on Aug. 9 in Portland. Portland police earlier released photos and surveillance video of the suspect sought in the armed robberies of the Jackson's Shell Station, 15 Northeast Broadway, at 5:12 a.m. and Plaid Pantry, 2010 N. Killingsworth St., at 5:21 a.m. The reward is for information reported to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest in the case, or any unsolved felony.
April 19, 2011--Street scenes along Southeast 26th Avenue at Southeast Clinton Street. Police have arrested four boys, ages 11 to 15, in connection with starting several fires at Kenilworth Park over the summer.
Demetruis Ray Brown, 20, will be arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court Friday morning on allegations of murder, attempted murder and first-degree assault in connection with a June 2013 fatal shooting in Gresham. A 20-year-old man accused of murder in the fatal shooting of Andreas Jones last year will be arraigned in Multnomah County Circuit Court Friday morning.
A familiar force from the east was making its presence quite apparent on Thursday as a strong wind swept through the Columbia River Gorge to stir trees and rattle windows in the Portland area. Portland Fire and Rescue officials said the dry conditions and high winds contributed to nearly three dozen brush fires around the city.
A 49-year-old man accused of stabbing another man outside Maddy's Bar & Grill in Northeast Portland earlier this month has pleaded not guilty to a two-count indictment. Byron Edward Davis, of Portland, was charged with second-degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon in the Sept.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:26 pm
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