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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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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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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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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Fire Warning for Multnomah County was issued at September 15 at 2:34PM PDT

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