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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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3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Nutria-loving man gets 15 days' jail for killing dog who chased rodents

Michael Robert Hutchinson, 60, so lovingly cared about the nutria that prospered next to his Southeast Portland trailer that he'd regularly feed them bread and other scraps of food. He told Portland police that when a neighbor's dog chased a young nutria into a hole, he was so mad at the dog that he shot the tan-and-white terrier mix with a single .177-caliber pellet from his pellet gun.

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6 hrs ago | KCBY-TV Coos Bay

DA's office: Teen charged in Autzen rape case to be tried as an adult

The teenager being charged with raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night will be tried as an adult, the Lane County District Attorney's Office said. Our affiliate in Portland reports Tinoco has been arrested for a variety of crimes in both Washington and Multnomah Counties and is currently on probation out of Washington County for burglary, theft and possession of meth.

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6 hrs ago | KPIC

DA's office: Teen charged in Autzen rape case to be tried as an adult

The teenager being charged with raping a woman near Autzen Stadium Saturday night will be tried as an adult, the Lane County District Attorney's Office said. Our affiliate in Portland reports Tinoco has been arrested for a variety of crimes in both Washington and Multnomah Counties and is currently on probation out of Washington County for burglary, theft and possession of meth.

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6 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Public invited to Police Training Complex opening Saturday

The bureau will host an open house at the complex from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20. It is located at: 14902 N.E. Airport Way in Portland.

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10 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

In a drought-stricken Portland, a barista becomes a hero -- it happens in 'Sherwood...

Ben Parzybok's first novel, "Couch," is about three roommates who try to take a couch to Goodwill but end up letting it take them where it wants to go. His new novel, "Sherwood Nation," is about a barista who gives water to those who need it in a drought-stricken Portland and ends up running a city-within-a-city.

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11 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Portlander featured on 'Rachael Ray Show'; Boxer Sushi closing: SE and SW Portland news

Anton Cobb, 32, was featured on the Rachael Ray Show Sept. 15. Last month I wrote about a Portland man who raises money for the Oregon Food Bank by sitting in Director Park at a table with a red checkered tablecloth , a flower and a sign that says: "I am skipping lunch so that 30 children won't.

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11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Wooing Scarlett Johansson: 7 femmes fatales you can romance after Noir City Portland ends

Eddie Muller knows what's important. "Of all the classic film genres, noir remains the most relevant and valid," he told The Oregonian last year.

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11 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Sabin neighbors pitch-in to help longtime resident keep home: North and NE Portland news

Open Meadow Middle School students now have the opportunity to learn filmmaking skills at a state-of-the-art media arts studio --- right inside their own North Portland campus. Hollywood Theatre Education Programs won a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to pay for the studio , which includes 16 production stations and editing bays, each equipped with DSLR cameras, light kits, sound equipment and MacBook Pros loaded with the Adobe Creative Suites.

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12 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Downtown Portland worker and 2 colleagues chase suspected purse snatcher: 'I want my ring!'

Kimberley Hamilton stepped away from the front desk at Portland Community College 's downtown administrative office for less than a minute to take a new employee to another room. Her wallet, iPhone and glasses were in the purse, along with a $3,000 diamond ring and $750 pendant necklace - both sentimental heirlooms that had belonged to a grandparent.

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12 hrs ago | K103

Crash closed I-5 northbound in Portland

At 2:30 a.m. Tuesday an SUV and a semi collided on the top deck of the Marquam Bridge causing Interstate 5 northbound to close. The driver of the SUV wasn't hurt.

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16 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Lion cub euthanized; new Head Start center; whooping cough case: SE and SW Portland news

A new 7,000-square-foot children's center, located at 6650 SW Capitol Highway, has three large classrooms, two outdoor play areas, and a room for extra activities, such as yoga classes or family training seminars. ) A new $5.2 million children's center in Southwest Portland is poised to welcome 96 impoverished 3 and 4 year olds to its classrooms Tuesday - all as part of a larger effort to turn around the area's relationship with its low-income residents .

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20 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Two guys, a T-bird and Route 66

When asked to come up with something, anything, that's improved since the swinging 1960s, Joe Roberts, 66, has to think a bit before responding. 'I have become more mature,' he finally says, with a mock seriousness that fails to mask his ever-beating young man's heart.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Capitol Hill Blog

With 88 performances in 5 days on Capitol Hill, Seattle Fringe Festival 2014 starts Wednesday

At $10 a pop, tickets to the productions in the Seattle Fringe Festival provide an excellent level of return on investment as measured by serendipity. Organizers call it "a port of call for exceptional artists from the touring circuit."

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Portland Tribune

Apartment fire on Division brought under control

Gresham firefighters responded shortly before 2 p.m. to the scene of a fire at the Golfside Apartments, 1999 N.E. Division St., in Gresham. The fire brought out at least nine firetrucks, most from Gresham and at least one from Portland, which responded quickly.

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The Oregonian

Portland police use of Taser and arrest of 16-year-old to be reviewed, police chief says

Portland police used a stun gun to arrest a 16-year-old in North Portland early Sunday. Police said the 16-year-old was struggling as they took him into custody and had choked a female officer involved in the arrest.

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KATU-TV Portland

Video shows Portland police in altercation with 16-year-old boy

PORTLAND, Ore. Police on Monday responded to two videos captured over the weekend that were posted on Facebook and show a fight between a 16-year-old boy and several officers early Sunday morning.

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OregonLive.com

James Ivory, Oscar-nominated director, makes Portland appearance Oct. 10

James Ivory, the Oscar-nominated director of "A Room With a View," "Howards End" and "The Remains of the Day," will introduce his film "Maurice" at the Hollywood Theatre on Oct. 10. Ivory grew up in Klamath Falls and graduated from the University of Oregon in 1951. He founded Merchant Ivory Films with his partner, producer Ismail Merchant, in 1961 and the pair made almost 40 films before Merchant's death in 2005.

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Sherwoodgazette.com

Film highlights plight of endangered steelhead

A new documentary film on endangered wild steelhead trout, 'Wild Reverence: the Wild Steelheads Last Stand,' will be shown one night in Portland, as it swims its way along on its West Coast tour. The showing will be Friday, September 28, at 6:30 p.m., at the Hollywood Theater, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. The populations of steelhead trout, the official state fish of Washington, have declined drastically in the Northwest.

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The Oregonian

New children's center in SW Portland designed to help area a reboota relationship with poor residents

A new $5.2 million children's center in Southwest Portland is poised to welcome 96 impoverished 3 and 4 year olds to its classrooms next Tuesday - all as part of a larger effort to turn around the area's relationship with its low-income residents. Officials say the children's center - with its high wood ceilings, climbing wall and play lofts - serves a greater purpose than simply housing instruction.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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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