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  1. Police identify man found dead near Eastbank Esplanade; no signs of trauma or foul playRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... Sgt. Pete Simpson said Hannick's body showed no signs of trauma and there were no signs of foul play. The Multnomah County Medical Examiner's Office is awaiting toxicology reports in hopes of finding out what caused his death. Lt. Damon Simmons, ...


  2. Corbett's cliffside conundrum - Friday, 27 February 2015 10:31Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

    ... obvious you don't want to be caught with one and you can't take it to the recycler. So you dump them.' Multnomah County Sheriff's Deputy Joe Graziano, who patrols the Corbett area, said it's likely the vehicles ended up at the bottom of the cliff ...


  3. Past Tense Oregon: War posters go on display Saturday at Oregon Historical SocietyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free for residents of Multnomah County. According to a news release from OHS, the posters "were critically important in gaining and galvanizing the support of the ...


  4. Syphilis cases spike in Portland area; town hall plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Syphilis, which was headed towards eradication about 15 years ago, has spread dramatically in recent years among gay and bisexual men in the Portland area. Multnomah County had 239 new cases in 2013 compared with 64 in 2010.


  5. Who's running for Sherwood City Council in March 10 special electionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... Sheriff's Office. "I have a lot of issues with that, personally," said King, a corrections deputy with the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office. "The county sheriff is way over in Hillsboro... If [Mayor Clark] wants to go through a review process of ...


  6. Finn John - 2/27Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | News-Register

    ... action. The first thing Pence did was file water-rights claims on nearly every river, creek and spring in Multnomah County. This action came as rather a shock to most Portlanders, who hadn't realized that one could simply do that. They likely ...


  7. Portland urban renewal: Advocates challenge city promises on affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... Development Commission officials said the changes would net $8.2 million in fiscal 2015-16 for Portland, Multnomah County and other taxing jurisdictions. The city is shutting down the $200 million Willamette Industrial Urban Renewal area, and ...


  8. Driver held in NE Columbia Blvd. collision that killed manRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    Portland police say a 25-year-old man arrested in connection with Wednesday afternoon's collision on Northeast Columbia Boulevard that killed a man may have been intoxicated at the time of the two-car accident. Traffic Division investigators booked Joshua James Vann into the Multnomah County Jail on charges of first-degree manslaughter, driving under the influence of intoxicants, second-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and reckless endangerment.


  9. 2015 Newsmakers: Deborah KafouryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Journal of Commerce

    Deborah Kafoury stepped into the position of chairwoman of the Multnomah County Commission in 2014 with a big challenge on her hands. "I think we've had in Multnomah County over the past six years three chairs and two interim ," Kafoury said.


  10. Portland police forming task force to tackle bicycle theftRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    ... "The 80-20 rule applies - 20 percent of the criminals doing 80 percent of the damage," said Kevin Demer, a Multnomah County deputy district attorney. Downtown bike shops have posted an array of mug shots showing people they consider chronic ...


  11. Meet a super adopter behind a Multnomah County animal shelter's record-breaking successRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    They are all part of what's giving Multnomah County Animal Service the highest save rate in history. That means animals are finding homes and returning to their owners more often than ever.


  12. Oracle lawsuit: Kitzhaber advisers manipulated Cover OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | KATU-TV Portland

    ... Oregon hired Oracle as the main technology contractor to build Cover Oregon. In the new lawsuit filed in Multnomah County Court, Oracle alleges that, despite initial failures, the portal could have fully launched in early 2014. It didn't launch, it ...


  13. Business Movers: Charles Breer, Alaska Airlines; Maggie Bennington-Davis, Health Share; Brett Baker and Debra Ringold, Portland Business AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    ... to mental health, including implementing the first Forensic Assertive Community Treatment program in Multnomah County, a Health Share-funded effort. Since 2006, Bennington-Davis has served as the chief medical officer and, since 2008, chief ...


  14. Mom gets 45 days for Portland Little League theftRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A mother of six who stole money from a Portland Little League has been sentenced to 45 days in jail. A Multnomah County judge also ordered Lonnie Annette Reedy to repay the money she embezzled.


  15. Multnomah County Animal Services announces highest save rate in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Multnomah County Animal Services today announced it has achieved the highest live-release rate in its history. Last year, the shelter's save rate was a combined total of 90.2 percent of dogs and cats, according to the most recent data by the Asilomar Accords , a national effort to standardize reporting by shelters to help reduce euthanasia.


  16. Beaverton School Board election draws two candidates, so farRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Courier Mailer

    ... LLC , according to his candidate application. He is a graduate of Gresham High School and he served as a Multnomah County precinct committee person. Degman is the director of the bond program for Portland Community College . She formerly worked as a ...


  17. Portland police abruptly cancel bike theft news conference amid questions from advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... . Maus said he is slated to be the task force's community liaison. The group is expected to include police, Multnomah County prosecutors and Portland based bicycle registry websites such as Bike Index and Project 529. "We want to be able to get ...


  18. Police continue searching for missing Oregon inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... ison a little more than four years ago and his earliest release date is in August 2016. He was convicted in Multnomah County on charges of burglary, robbery and unlawful use of a vehicle.


  19. Mom who stole $25,000 from Little League spent money on nails, fast food -- gets 45 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... 2013 because the statute of limitations was up on some of that previous theft. In addition to jail time, Multnomah County Circuit Judge Greg Silver sentenced Reedy to three years of formal probation, 240 hours of community service and a drug ...


  20. Little league momRead the original story

    Yesterday | KXL-AM Portland

    A mother of six who stole $25,000 from Taborvilla Little League has been sentenced to 45 days in jail. 50 year old Lonnie Reedy must also perform 240 hours of community service, with the first 60 hours taking place in Multnomah County.