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Portland, Oregon is located in Multnomah County. Zip codes in Portland, OR include 97240, 97230, and 97266. The median home price in Portland is $329,000 which is roughly $233/per square foot. More Portland information.

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8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

The dramatic moment firefighters abseiled down a cliff in the dark...

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.

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12 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Man runs from car crash in northeast Portland; passenger in critical condition

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.

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16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Flexibility and free-movement with Portland's Dance/Play/Move

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.

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20 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Three years after his disappearance, Mark Bosworth's family moves on

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.

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Yesterday | Examiner.com

17th Annual Maximum Connections Career Fair - Thursday 9/25 9am-2pm Portland, OR

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.

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Yesterday | OregonLive.com

'Gateway Green' cycling area is a poor substitute for Forest Park: Guest opinion

Recently, Portland Parks & Recreation was gushing about the purchase of a vacant lot between Interstate 84 and Interstate 205 near the airport, and they said it would finally offer trail riding in Portland. Also recently, a new study published by Portland State University shows concentrations of nitrous oxide air pollution.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

OregonLive.com

Live review: The 27 craziest moments of Katy Perry's Moda Center set

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.

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The Oregonian

TriMet unveils Portland-Milwaukie MAX countdown clock (5 countdowns Portland area commuters could really use)

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.

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OregonLive.com

Portland should increase residential density around parks: Guest opinion

When Portland makes major public investments in transit corridors, we update zoning to allow more people to live nearby. With neighborhood parks? Apparently not.

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The Oregonian

Tiki tales: Gauguin's masterpiece of Tahiti. A black velvet painting of a Hula girl. You...

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.

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OregonLive.com

Portland Fire Bureau adds extra crews, 'brush units' in anticipation of more grass fires

Fire District No. 3 in Clark County responded to a grass fire near 127th Circle and 192nd Avenue Thursday.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Portland Tribune

Two-alarm fire damages Friends of Children facility

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.

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OregonLive.com

What do you hang in an Airstream?: Art Carts on Hawthorne Saturday

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.

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The Oregonian

Crime Stoppers, Plaid Pantry offer rewards to help find woman suspected in 2 Portland armed robberies

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.

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OregonLive.com

New bar on SE Clinton; boys arrested for park fires: SE and SW Portland news

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.

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OregonLive.com

Gresham police arrest 20-year-old man on murder charge stemming from 2013 homicide

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.

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Portland Tribune

East wind fans region's wildfire flames

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.

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Portland Tribune

Bits & Pieces: Opera's outreach

The Portland Opera is on the brink of its 50th anniversary season, which starts in November, but it will be sending out its resident artists to give a series of previews. The 50-minute program includes "The Toreador Song" and the "Habanera" from "Carmen," the champagne ensemble from "Die Fledermaus," "Una Furtiva lagrima" from "The Elixir of Love," and "Make Believe" and "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man " from "Show Boat."

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

OregonLive.com

Portland man accused in stabbing outside Northeast Portland bar

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.

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Portland Tribune

Tell Metro your ideas to cut greenhouse gases

The Portland region is well on its way toward meeting ambitious greenhouse gas reduction goals set by the Oregon Legislature. The good news is, plans already adopted or under serious consideration by local governments will easily exceed the state goal.

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