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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

'Story Yard' art park enlivens vacant SE Portland lot while PDC seeks permanent development

In an effort to enliven vacant lots in Southeast Portland's Lents neighborhood , the Portland Development Commission is inviting temporary installations.

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7 hrs ago | Willamette Week

end: 18 Things to Do and See in Portland, August 22-24

Music by Cabo Wabo, Espolon and the Aquiles Latin Quartet. Should you like, there's a $60 tequila dinner Aug. 20 that includes VIP passes.

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10 hrs ago | Noozhawk

Judy Crowell: City Lives Up to Its 'Keep Portland Weird' Mantra

Weirdness, like beauty, is in the eyes of the beholder, so this account of my first visit to Portland, Ore., focuses on the weird, the funky and the charmingly unique.

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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Naked woman climbs flagpole; murals in the making: SE and SW Portland news

Check back later this morning for stories about a new temporary park/art installation in Lents and what's next for St. Francis Park in Buckman.

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18 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

'Dark Dungeons,' 'Miami Vice,' 'Female Trouble,' and more: Portland-area movies also...

"An American Tail" : Don Bluth's modern animated classic follows a plucky immigrant mouse as he travels to 19th-century New York City.

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20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Fall Previews: Portland's Most Anticipated Fall Openings 2014

After an uncharacteristically hot and sleepy summer, the Portland dining scene is gearing up for fall, which is traditionally a busy season for restaurant openings.

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Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

Anxious moments as limping Fire Brigade fights blaze in Buff Bay

Portland firefighters fought hard between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to contain a bush fire that threatened the Woodstock Housing Scheme in this rural town.

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Yesterday | Portland Tribune

Photo Credit: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office - Timothy Ray Waters II

Timothy Ray Waters II, 23, is charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm, Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Attempt to Elude on Foot, Failure to Perform the Duties of a Driver, and Reckless Driving.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Multnomah County board approves up to $95 million bond issuance for Mirabella Portland retirement home

The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners adjourned briefly from its usual meeting on Thursday, reconvening as the county Hospital Facilities Authority to approve a bond issuance of up to $95 million for a swanky private retirement home.

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OregonLive.com

Evening commute: MAX trains delayed by mechanical malfunction in NE Portland

A mechanical malfunction that delayed a train at the Hollywood Transit Center on Thursday afternoon has created delays of up to 30 minutes for MAX riders during the evening commute.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Nude woman atop Portland building wraps self in flag

A 34-year-old woman was taken for a mental health evaluation after she climbed a flag pole on a Portland building without any clothes on Wednesday night, police said.

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OregonLive.com

TriMet train deaths: Gresham candlelight vigil planned for mother, son; history of MAX's 38 fatalities

A candlelight vigil for Bertha and John Paul Kelly, the mother and son killed by a MAX train in Gresham last week, has been scheduled for Saturday night.

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Portland Tribune

The Short List

It has started and goes through Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday at the Washington County Fair Complex, 873 N.E. 34th Ave. in Hillsboro.

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The Oregonian

Traffic delays on Prescott will continue; North Fremont shooting leaves one injured: North and NE Portland news

Portland police officers check over the scene of a shooting that took place Wednesday afternoon in North Portland.

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Business Journal

Portland food cart mainstay chops up Food Network show competition

The lines at Nong Poonsukwattana's Thai cart are usually much longer than this. Expect them to stretch down Southwest Alder Street and at her other locations after she won a Food Network competition.

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Portland Tribune

Pop art to the max

When Peter Max was attending art school in Manhattan in the 1950s, a stunning blonde woman used to walk by him and his friends every now and then.

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Portland Tribune

City aims to calm traffic on busy bike corridor

Portland transportation officials unveiled last week their plans for traffic and bike changes on North Williams Avenue.

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Portland Tribune

Fewer blacks own keys to a home

The latest U.S. Census data show only 29.5 percent of black households in Portland owned their homes in 2012, down from 32.4 percent in 2010 and 38.2 percent in 2000.

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Portland Tribune

Cider thirst grows; apples in hot demand

Two 500-gallon, stainless steel tanks nicknamed Geraldine and Boris made the temporary switch this summer from grape juice to apple juice.

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