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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 $300,000 which is roughly $225/per square foot. More Portland information.

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31 min ago | OregonLive.com

Mick, Portland dog killed in the line of duty, had drive, gave affection

Mick, the Portland police dog gunned down in the line of duty on Wednesday, was a young dog with a big heart and the discipline of a soldier.

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31 min ago | OregonLive.com

First look: Jackknife, a new downtown Portland cocktail bar from owners of Bye and Bye, Dig a Pony

Jackknife , the cocktail bar opening in the newly-christened Sentinel Hotel , will open its doors officially Friday.

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1 hr ago | The Oregonian

Is Southeast Portland's Hosford-Abernethy nation's most bike-friendly neighborhood? Census analysis says yes

Whenever someone releases a list of the nation's most bike-friendly cities, Stumptown is at or near the top.

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2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Three men identified in connection with SW Portland burglary, police shooting

Portland police Thursday identified three young men who were taken into custody stemming from Wednesday's pre-dawn burglary of a Southwest Portland business, an ensuing police chase and shootout that left one Portland officer wounded and his canine partner fatally shot.

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2 hrs ago | KGW-TV Portland

Portland police ID 3 in connection with officer, K-9 shooting

Three men were identified Thursday in connection with a burglary that was followed by a crash and an exchange of gunfire with police early Wednesday morning.

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2 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Police name officer-involved shooting suspect, provide morea

Police have identified the suspect accused of wounding an officer and killing his K-9 partner in Southwest Portland early Tuesday.

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4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

First look: Pine State Biscuits in Southeast Portland opening soon

After a year and a half's absence in Southeast Portland due to permitting and construction delays , the Division Street Pine State Biscuits is almost ready to open its doors.

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8 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Columbia River Gorge scenic highlights, one of 7 Wonders of Oregon, mile by mile on I-84

Ever wonder what that natural wonder is when you're driving the speed limit on Interstate 84 through the Columbia River Gorge , one of Travel Oregon's '7 Wonders of Oregon'? So, here we present an outdoor explorer's guide to I-84 through the gorge, which may help you determine whether you're looking at Dog Mountain or Hamilton Mountain.

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13 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

Portland man describes facing alleged gunman in officer-involved shooting

PORTLAND, Ore. - David Bell's never thought his black lab Odin would turn out to be a hero when Odin started barking around 4 a.m. Wednesday..

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14 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

The Short List

Theatre Vertigo puts on Mark Ravenhill's story about a highly successful artist who invites her friends to a reunion where a sudden accident changes everything.

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14 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Live Music

The Soul'd Out Music Festival got off to a great start last week with packed shows all over town, and this week's festival dates include the following shows: 1 7 : Ural Thomas is Portland's elder statesman of soul, having shared the stage with James Brown, Otis Redding and Stevie Wonder, as well as having graced the Harlem Apollo stage 44 times.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

World Magazine

Can a divided publishing house stand?

You can be gay and Christian: That's the message of a book due out next week from a publishing group known until now for its evangelical worldview.

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Portland Tribune

Neighbors organize to save Portland's only Paradox walnut tree

With a trunk 15 feet around, an ancient Paradox walnut tree stands tall on the corner of Southeast 50th Avenue and Mill Street.

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The Oregonian

Sherwood cop, bitten by department's former canine, sues dog vendor, Clackamas County for $1 million

Sherwood police have a fenced in area, behind the station, where Irma, the department's current canine, can take breaks during a shift.

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OregonLive.com

Tilikum Crossing: New Portland bridge named after Chinook word for 'people'

After sifting through nearly 9,500 public submissions, and mulling four finalists announced in January, TriMet on Wednesday morning announced that the name of the city's 12th Willamette River crossing would be named after the Chinook word for "people."

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OregonLive.com

Tilikum Crossing: Why TriMet chose to honor Native Americans with new Portland bridge name

In a poetic nod to the indigenous people whose canoes once rippled the Willamette River's waters, TriMet on Wednesday named Portland's 12th bridge Tilikum Crossing.

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The Oregonian

SW Portland police shooting: Wounded officer OK, but K-9 killed; 3 suspects in custody

A police investigation of a burglary at Blumenthal Uniform & Equipment store in Southwest Portland early Wednesday led to a police chase and ended in a crash and a shootout.

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Examiner.com

Body of missing K-9 has been found

According to KGW News, searchers in Portland, Ore., have found the body of a missing police canine who disappeared early Wednesday morning in the midst of gunfire between officers and a suspect.

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OregonLive.com

Southwest Portland shooting: Capitol Hill Elementary and Jackson Middle School bus routes delayed

Bus routes for Capitol Hill Elementary and Jackson Middle School are being delayed by an early morning shooting in Southwest Portland that injured an officer and killed a K-9 police dog.

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The Oregonian

New Portland bridge's Name Day; Medford bike-lane debris case; Volvo's inflatable baby seat: Commuting roundup

Here's a look at what's "out there" about traffic, transit and transportation in Oregon and around the globe : Portland police say Southwest Capitol Highway between Taylors Ferry Road and Multnomah Boulevard will be closed to traffic through Wednesday's morning commute as they investigate the shooting of an officer.

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