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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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32 min ago | The Oregonian

Remember your first bike? Then you'll like this grass-roots Portland run/ride to buy bikes for kids

A Christmas Eve tradition that began nearly 40 years ago with an early-morning run to celebrate the holiday and friendship has a new purpose this year. Instead of simply gathering for a good time, the plan is to have bike riders join in and raise money to buy bicycles that will be delivered to needy children on Christmas morning.

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1 hr ago | Business Journal

Growing tech firm gobbles up new office space in North Portland

While the East Building at One North broke ground at the beginning of September, most of its office square footage is spoken for already. Continuing the trend of tech firms gobbling up the scant office space available in Portland , digital creative agency Instrument Marketing has leased 100 percent of the available office space at the East Building at One North - a mixed-use building that just kicked off construction at the beginning of September.

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5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Portland's traffic jams: Readers say commutes are noticeably worse this year

My most recent commuting column discussing how the Portland area's daily traffic jams are worsening - and may be just as bad as they were before the Great Recession hit in 2008 - elicited a great deal of reader response. In unscientific poll on OregonLive, 91 percent said traffic on their daily commutes has become noticeably worse and it's taking them longer to get to their destinations.

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6 hrs ago | Willamette Week

Buy PDX: Wedding Gowns, Quilting Expo and Summer Sales

Portland, you're savvy. But you're also thrifty. That's why we're bringing you Buy PDX, a weekly roundup of retail events and sales around Portland.

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10 hrs ago | Estacada News

Impress dinner guests with your desserts

Foodies and Francophiles of Portland can get their pastry fix at a hands-on baking class offered just in time for the holidays. St. Honore Boulangerie on Southeast Division Street will give participants the opportunity to work side-by-side with St. Honore production manager Emma Nowell in baking the classic French-style apple tart, Tarte aux Pommes Fines.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Bike Portland

Reinventing taxis, part 1: a Q&a with Uber's Northwest regional manager

Portland is now one of just two major U.S. cities where you can't hail a ride with either Uber or Lyft - and that's something the car-summoning companies would, of course, love to change. The services essentially let anyone who passes their background checks become a paid cab driver using a personal car.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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