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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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William Frank Bitar and Associates purchase Lake Oswego retail...

William Frank Bitar and Associates has purchased a 5000 square foot retail building on 55,000 square feet of land from the D and I Partnership at 16444 S.W. Boones Ferry Rd., Lake Oswego, for $1.9 Million.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Beach Connection

Oregon Eclipse Timelapse: Video of Blood Moon

If you were on the Oregon coast, unfortunately you missed it. But many parts of inland Oregon got a front row seat to the infamous Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse.

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OregonLive.com

Portland Japanese Garden expansion plans prompt traffic, parking, privacy fears among West Hills neighbors

Plans call for the 9.1-acre garden to add more than three acres to its footprint and add several new facilities, including a village house containing classroom space, a gallery and a gift store, plus a ticket house, a bonsai greenhouse and a tea cafe.

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The Oregonian

Portland police investigate SW Portland bank robbery

Sgt. Pete Simpson, a spokesman for the Portland Police Bureau , said officers were dispatched to the Bank of the West, 6521 Southwest Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway at 3:24 p.m. Bank employees said the suspect used the note to obtain an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen walking north out of the bank's parking lot.

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KGW-TV Portland

How is Portland Arts Tax getting spent?

April 15 was the deadline not only for federal and state taxes, but also for the Portland Arts Tax.

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OregonLive.com

Northeast Portland's Ainsworth United Church of Christ pastor is "Ecumenist of the Year"

The Rev. Lynne Smouse Lopez , pastor of Ainsworth United Church of Christ is "Ecumenist of the Year," the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon announced Tuesday.

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Portland Tribune

Elmo Studd's to become new rock climbing gym

The lumber yard and handyman supply shop, located 16255 S.W. Upper Boones Ferry Road in Tigard, opened its doors 30 years ago, but has sat empty since 2011.

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OregonLive.com

The Grove Hotel: Inside the 5 finalists vying for Portland Development Commission's blessing to buy vacant hotel

The Grove Hotel is officially back in the city's cross hairs, and five developers are ready to move forward with projects to redevelop the long-vacant hotel.

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The Oregonian

Three Portland cafes land on list of America's 50 best coffee shops

The list, picked by a handful of coffee industry experts, includes cafes "from Portland to Florida" evaluated on their coffee, baristas and "coffee culture."

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The Oregonian

Goose Hollow fights MAC parking; Phoenix Pharmacy back on market: SE and SW Portland news

Good morning Southeast and Southwest Portlanders! I published a feature Monday that I'm proud of, and I hope you'll take time to read it.

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OregonLive.com

Portland Trail Glazers: Buttermilk bar/doughnut round-up

It's nearly impossible to say "Portland" and " doughnuts/donuts " in the same sentence without mentioning Voodoo Doughnut, home to the iconic, pink-boxed, sometimes naughty, crack snacks that have taken tourism by storm.

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OregonLive.com

TriMet ready to name new bridge, making your 'Portland Bridges' swag obsolete

When TriMet announces the name of Portland's newest bridge on Wednesday morning , one of the city's most recognizable pieces of art will instantly need to be rebuilt.

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Portland Tribune

The Big Screen

About - A father tries to muster courage to share son's extraordinary story with the world; Stars - Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, Thomas Haden Church; Director - Randall Wallace About - A terminally ill scientist becomes unstoppable after uploading his mind to a computer; Stars - Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman; Director - Wally Pfister ... (more)

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Eater

Plywood Report: Bend's Pono Farm Opening Japanese Spot in Hollywood

Bend-based butcher shop Pono Farm & Fine Meats - which operates a stand at the Portland Farmers Market - will soon open a Portland outpost, but it'll be different from its Southern Oregon deli counter.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Oregonian

Tigard, Sherwood high school surveys to be released, Downtown Tigard bus stop moved: Southwest news

At Sherwood High School, 100 percent of eligible teachers responded to a statewide survey about conditions in Oregon schools.

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NWCN.com

Portlanders must pay Arts Tax by April 15

PORTLAND The City of Portland was reminding citizens Monday that they must pay their Arts Tax by midnight on April 15. The tax was designed to raise $12 million a year for art and music teachers and art-related groups and projects.

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The Oregonian

Fire crews battle two house fires in SW Portland

The first fire was reported in a home in the 4400 block of Southwest Vesta Street just after 2 p.m. Within minutes, the second fire was called in to emergency dispatchers.

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KGW-TV Portland

Armed robbery at NE Portland Residence Inn

Just before 3:30 a.m. the man walked behind the lobby counter at the Residence Inn on Northeast Multnomah Street and showed a handgun to an employee, said Portland police Sgt.

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The Oregonian

Car2Go expands further into north, southeast Portland; announces 'multimodal' discount for TriMet riders

But come May 1, the Austin, Texas-based company will further expand the boundaries of its Portland "home area" to include St. Johns in North Portland and more blocks of the Sellwood-Moreland and Brentwood-Darlington neighborhoods in southeast.

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OregonLive.com

Marriott Residence Inn in NE Portland robbed at gunpoint

A man walked into the Mariott's Residence Inn in Northeast Portland early Monday, flashed a gun and got away with cash.

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