Multnomah County Newswire

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  1. Man accused of trying to ram into Portland police car was arraigned FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... after the crash, Sergey Y. Lastivka had a blood alcohol content of .10, above the legal limit for driving, Multnomah County deputy district attorney Lauren Kemp wrote in a probable cause affidavit filed in court Friday. The crash occurred after 11 ...

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  2. Multnomah County Library plans epic block party in honor of 150th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... The band is among multiple performers scheduled to appear at a block party Sept. 27 to celebrate the Multnomah County Library's 150th anniversary. (Mike Zacchino/The Oregonian ) The 150-year-old institution, which has been celebrating its landmark ...

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  3. Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton's suicide watch restaffing plans spark union grievanceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Dan Staton, Multnomah County Sheriff, is moving forward with plans to staff suicide watch posts with cheaper employees. Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton is moving forward with his plan to save money by hiring lower-paid employees to watch over suicidal inmates at the county jail, despite pushback from the corrections deputies who currently do the job.

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  4. Weekend Event Guide: Springwater, salmon, carfree Crater Lake, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bike Portland

    ... and some support. More info here . Fall Salmon and Historic Highway Tour - 9:00 am in Corbett The East Multnomah County Bicycle Tourism Initiative is hosting this 50-mile ride along the Historic Columbia River Highway. Along the way you'll hear ...

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  5. Photo Credit: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office - Sergey LastivkaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Portland Tribune

    The driver accused of causing a head-on crash that left a Portland woman in critical condition on Monday in Southeast Portland has been arrested. Sergey Lastivka, 22, is charged with Assault in the Second Degree, Assault in the Fourth Degree, Attempt to Elude by Vehicle, Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicants, and five counts of Reckless Endangerment.

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  6. Oregon's uninsurance rate cut more than half following federal health reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    Ora Botwinick examines Dahlia Arbella, 5, at Multnomah County's North Portland Health Center in June 2012. Federal health reforms have greatly expanded coverage in the state.

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  7. In wage growth, Jackson County overtakes Washington County: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    ... The answer isn't Washington County, home to the Silicon Forest tech hub. Neither is it neighboring Multnomah County, which covers most of the city of Portland. It's Jackson County, anchored by Medford on Oregon's southern border, according to a ...

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  8. Photo Credit: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office - Sean Michael KearneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Portland Tribune

    ... vehicle and the suspect, later identified as Kearney, was arrested without incident. He was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on two counts of Theft in the First Degree. The detective continued the investigation and recovered all of the stolen ...

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  9. Man accused of stealing metal panels from new Portland police training complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    ... Sean Michael Kearney, 43, was arrested, accused of two counts of first-degree theft, and booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center. Late Wednesday night, the detective recovered all of the stolen metal, but police said the metal is damaged ...

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  10. Wife and wife raising money for restaurant after unexpected plumbing upgrades at former Tiga site: North and NE Portland newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Oregonian

    ... Acadiana, the Carolina Lowlands to the Delta. Kelly House analyzed an interesting report that came out of Multnomah County this week: According to the county's first-ever Maternal Child Health Data Book, babies born to minority mothers in Multnomah ...

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  11. Report: Oregon faces one of the worst juvenile crime problems in the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KPIC

    ... has been largely funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a nonprofit out of Baltimore, which has helped Multnomah County reduce juvenile detention as well as find alternative ways to handle teen offenders. The program has been used as a model ...

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  12. Artwork sought for Portable Works CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Linn Tidings

    ... will be to add work by artists not currently represented, or who are under-represented in the collection. Multnomah County and the City of Portland have built a collection of two- and three-dimensional artworks that are administered and managed by ...

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  13. The Gruesome Murder of James Chasse - 8 Yrs AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | IndyMedia

    ... later. None of them have ever faced criminal charges of felony aggravated murder. They've cost the city, Multnomah County, and tax-payers millions in civil suits, settlements, and court costs. If any "policy changes" regarding police training have ...

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  14. Task Force Will Examine Criticism of Juvenile Justice SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Willamette Week

    Earlier this year, Clackamas County District Attorney John Foote and Chuck French , a retired Multnomah County prosecutor working on contract for Foote, produced a withering review of the approach to juvenile justice in Oregon. The report found the system is expensive and ineffective , as measured by crime rates.

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    Wednesday | The Skanner

    ... are mobilizing to oppose any changes to the law. Clackamas District Attorney John Foote and retired Multnomah County Deputy District Attorney Charles French put out a report last August arguing that Multnomah County's approach, which has been ...

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  16. Auditor says Metro recycling hotline is overstaffed, outdated.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Portland Tribune

    ... and that few businesses are using the service. Flynn found that most people calling the hotline are from Multnomah County, though Metro also serves urban parts of Clackamas and Washington counties, and that it's heavily used by older residents and ...

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  17. Multnomah County creates task force to review recent report that found Oregon's juvenile justice system weakRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | OregonLive.com

    Multnomah County officials are convening a special task force to examine the findings of a recent report that was critical of its juvenile justice system. Responding to a recent report critical of the state's and Multnomah County's juvenile justice system, the county has assembled a Juvenile Task Force to discuss the issues raised.

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  18. New Multnomah County data shows stark health disparities between minority, white babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | The Oregonian

    Babies collect at a new parents' gathering at Asante Ashland Community Hospital. A new Multnomah County data book points out stark health disparities between minority infants and their white counterparts.

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  19. Yoshidas deliver $1 million gift to MHCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Portland Tribune

    ... Foundation in its history. MHCC President Debra Derr introduced the Yoshidas as longtime supporters of East Multnomah County, community colleges and college education. 'This gift is truly a blessing from the Yoshida family,' she said. 'They know the ...

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  20. Dan Saltzman Aims to Turn Portland Children's Levy into Permanent Taxing DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Willamette Week

    ... Speaker Tina Kotek about the plan. Saltzman says the success of the Children's Levy makes him confident Multnomah County voters would pass a permanent district to fund children's programs. "We've delivered on what we said we were going to do," he ...

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