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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 $238/per square foot. More Portland information.

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3 hrs ago | The Forest Grove News-Times

Police: Two gang associates arrested on gun charges

Manuelito Fernando Gonzales Jr., 22, is charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Loaded Firearm and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.

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8 hrs ago | Business Journal

Meet the Portland man with an eye for eyeballs

Fred Harwin holds up a prosthetic eye to match it with Kurtis Kirk's right eye. Kirk lost his left eye 40 years ago, when someone hit him in the face in an act of road rage.

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10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Community nap day; MusicfestNW water bottle debacle; pedestrian death details: SE and SW Portland news

An artist in Woodstock wants her neighbors to curl up in hammocks and pillow forts set up in the alleyways next month and daydream about land use -- all as part of a participatory art project .

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14 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

TriMet rider accused of kissing 13-year-old girl and asking about sex gets probation

Jason Raynard Tomlin pleaded guilty Tuesday to trying to have sexual contact with a 13-year-old girl whom he sat next to on a TriMet bus.

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18 hrs ago | Estacada News

ODOT 'expedites' 17th Avenue bike/ped lane - Wednesday, 20 August 2014 01:00

People who bike, walk or skateboard between Oregon City, Gladstone or Oak Grove and downtown Portland will have to wait a couple more years before Milwaukie can fix its dangerous stretch of Southeast 17th Avenue between McLoughlin Boulevard and Ochoco Street behind the Goodwill outlet store.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Portland Tribune

Photo Credit: KOIN 6 NEWS - A police car at the scene of a Tuesday stabbing in Northwest Portland.

Emergency crews responded to the 12000 block of Northwest Barnes Road after a call reporting that a person had been stabbed came in at 5:11 p.m. Bob Ray with the Washington County Sheriff's Office said the victim appeared to have died of homicidal violence.

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The Oregonian

Aunt of slain Portland woman: 'I'm aching inside...I just want to know who did this.'

Ervaeua Herring took her 1-year-old son to her mom's house about 8 p.m. Saturday night.

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Portland Tribune

Child unharmed after police chase

Portland police said the chase began after a North Precinct officer attempted to stop a vehicle on Northeast Killingsworth Street for a traffic violation.

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Business Journal

Women tech advocates launch Portland programming chapter

The international nonprofit Girl Develop It is officially launching in Portland this week with an event aimed at introducing the organization to the community.

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Portland Tribune

City ponders about-face on density

The city of Portland - often incurring the wrath of residents and neighborhood associations - has scrambled for two decades to increase density via infill developments, row houses, apartments and condos.

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The Oregonian

Evoe closing; pedestrian killed on Division; Germans joke about Sellwood Bridge: SE and SW Portland news

Keep an eye out for forthcoming articles about "community nap day" and the impressive story of a Tibetan asylee pursuing his dreams as a filmmaker.

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The Oregonian

Portland-area hiring takes a hit: no new jobs in July

Hundreds of job seekers attended a hiring fair held in April at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus.

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Portland Tribune

Rose City caught in fast Gig City fight

Portlanders interested in broadband service might be a little confused about what's available or possibly coming to their neighborhoods.

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The Oregonian

Southeast Portland mom who reportedly pummeled 3-year-old daughter over broken iPad gets probation

Renee Stanfill has been taken into jail custody three times this year. Pictured here are two of her mugshots.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Police: Woman killed by gunfire in early stages of pregnancy

PORTLAND, Ore. Police say a 21-year-old woman who was killed by gunfire over the weekend was in the early stages of pregnancy.

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The Oregonian

Portland mother died from gunshot wounds to the head, autopsy finds

Ervaeua R. Herring, the 21-year-old woman killed inside her Southeast Portland apartment early Sunday, died from two gunshot wounds to the head, according to autopsy results Monday.

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Portland Tribune

Neighbors seek buyer for historic Markham House

Neighbors in the Laurelhurst area are running out of time to find someone to buy a historic home there and save it from demolition.

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The Oregonian

First look: Barlow, downtown Portland's old Hollywood-inspired bar from owners of Picnic...

In a long room decorated with aviation chairs, shimmer screens, tucked away seating and a menu that hearkens back to an earlier time, Barlow Artisanal Bar plans to bring a slice of old Hollywood to downtown Portland.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Man admits kicking police horse

A man accused of blurting out a battle cry and delivering a jumping kick to a police horse will spend 15 days in jail.

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Sunherald.com

Shift into the Portland, Ore., spirit with a bike tour around town

Portlandia is pridefully weird, with its love of beards, bikes and crazy junk food.

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