Multnomah County Newswire

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  1. Crew removes sunken sailboat from Willamette River near Hawthorne BridgeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Oregonian

    ... Its owner is a so-called "aquatic squatter," one of roughly 40 people who live in ramshackle boats on Multnomah County's public waterways. Once the boat had been righted, powerful pump hoses did the hardest work: Sucking up the water that had filled ...


  2. Man accused of approaching women in SE Portland arraigned on sex abuse allegationRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... and asked her if she wanted to "hook up'' with him, Ramras wrote in a probable cause affidavit filed in Multnomah County Circuit Court. "Mr. Johnson stated that he knew he was not supposed to kiss women when he was on duty, but he was having marital ...


  3. Sheriff's Office showcases "Faces of Meth" program as a lesson to allRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

    Faces of Metha is a project by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon. It started when Deputy Bret King, in the Corrections Division Classification Unit, put together mug shots of persons booked into the Multnomah County Detention Center.


  4. County open to saving historic courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Multnomah County's historic Central Courthouse is "an outstanding example of Neoclassical architecture" but is also dangerous and functionally obsolete.


  5. Security guard denies OMSI groping incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KGW-TV Portland

    A security guard charged with sexual abuse in the third degree made an initial appearance in a Multnomah County courtroom today.


  6. Column: Pursuing performance and innovation through healthy purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    This group of public sector organizations - including Multnomah County and the Port of Portland - is collaborating to use its collective purchasing power to drive demand for safer, more sustainable products.


  7. 'Aquatic squatters' remain prevalent in Portland waters, despite state rule aimed at thinning ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Shanks, a deputy with the Multnomah County river patrol, details his agency's recent efforts to address the live-in boaters who have dropped anchor in the area's public waterways.


  8. Homeless shelter for cats needs help; Roosevelt High has new principal: North and NE Portland newsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    ... Get in touch if you want to volunteer. Maxine Bernstein reports teens and young adults involved in a Multnomah County violence prevention program got down on their hands and knees over the weekend to paint a street mural at a North Portland ...


  9. Erie man faces kidnapping, assault charges in OregonRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... since July 12, after he was picked up by Erie police following a traffic stop in the city. Officials in Multnomah County, Ore., issued an arrest warrant for Demby on charges of kidnapping, sexual abuse and assault for an incident that happened in ...


  10. '$200 for How to Pronounce a Word'Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service

    ... Boehmer sued the company for whistleblower violations, wrongful firing, discrimination and other claims, in Multnomah County Court. Boehmer had been the global director of quality, regulatory & compliance, and the chief compliance officer since in ...


  11. 'Faces of Meth' program shows shocking look at abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    'Faces of Meth' is a project of the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office in Oregon.


  12. Offer Wapato Jail space to house immigrant childrenRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    ... voice breaks when he quotes scripture that tells us to care for strangers in our land. Why don't we offer Multnomah County's never-used Wapato jail building to help? Federal money could pay for housing them there. The Hispanic Community in Portland ...


  13. Big Dogs Rescued and AdoptedRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KXL-AM Portland

    Multnomah County Animal Services responded to a tip in early June that the dogs were malnourished and neglected.


  14. 2 bicyclists hit in Southwest Portland; woman faces allegations of assault, leaving sceneRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 |

    ... Officers seized the car there and arrested Vesely about 11 p.m., police said. Vesely was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on allegations of third-degree assault, driving under the influence of intoxicants, failure to perform the duties of a ...


  15. Rescued Great Danes get second chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Four of eight Great Danes that were rescued last month from a Corbett barn met the press Monday at the Multnomah County Animal Shelter in Troutdale.


  16. Abused Great Danes to be available for adoption at Multnomah County animal shelterRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    Two of the Great Danes that were found mistreated and malnourished in a Corbett barn last month. (Multnomah County Animal Services) Four of the eight Great Danes found maltreated and neglected in a Corbett barn last month will visit the Multnomah ...


  17. Conservation leader urges Multnomah County to preserve courthouseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    The leader of a building conservation group is urging Multnomah County to consider a preservation strategy for the historic courthouse building in downtown Portland when it moves to a new site.


  18. Multnomah County Monday roundup: ReShonda Tate Billingsley to speak at libraryRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Oregonian

    It's a slow news week in Multnomah County, where the county board won't hold a public meeting on Tuesday or Thursday, their usual meeting days.


  19. Portland youth paint street mural, plan library boxes and peace poles to counter violenceRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    ... art at intersection of North Borthwick Avenue and Killingsworth Court. Teens and young adults involved in a Multnomah County violence prevention program got down on their hands and knees this weekend to paint a street mural at a North Portland ...


  20. Portland Man Drowns During Fishing TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KBND-AM Bend

    ... say a Portland man who drowned during a fishing trip in Troutdale wasn't wearing a life jacket. The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Birtha Subba was fishing with his brother-in-law along the banks of the Sandy River at Dabney ...