Multnomah County Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. April 4 memorial service set for Gretchen KafouryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Newberg Graphic

    Flags flying at half staff for former activist and public servant Flags are flying at half staff at Multnomah County this week in honor of former County Commissioner Gretchen Kafoury, who died March 13. Kafoury, 72, served as the District 2 Commissioner representing Northeast Portland between 1985 and 1990.

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  2. Portland restaurants that almost flunked 2015 health inspectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Business Journal

    First thing I look at, bam! A Reddit user posted this beta site from Eaternet that features food inspection ratings in Multnomah County. Such figures are generally fairly easy to find if you know where to look .

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  3. County sets vote on Central Courthouse siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Portland Tribune

    Multnomah County's planning for the new Central Courthouse project is moving right along, with a vote on the site set for April 16. This past month county leaders have been immersed in the due diligence process, which includes evaluating the environmental, geo-technical, seismic, traffic, transit and parking impacts, among other considerations. There were "no big surprises" in the data collected, county spokesman Mike Pullen says.

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  4. Once dormant recession-era buildings come to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | South County Spotlight

    ... I think it is kind of a sign of a turn in the economy." The Wood Village building is not alone among East Multnomah County buildings that went up around 2008-09 - just as the Great Recession was taking hold - and stood mostly empty or housed ...

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  5. Finding a job in Portland, OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Examiner.com

    ... the name suggests, a job board for the creative field: design, web development, marketing and advertising. Multnomah County Library : Need some advice or help with a resume? Try the library. They have free job seeking groups, resume help and classes ...

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  6. Police: Homeless man hits officer during arrest for 'disturbances'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KATU-TV Portland

    ... disturbances in the Downtown Portland area. JJ Lee Purcell, a 22-year-old homeless man, was booked into the Multnomah County jail on assault and harassment charges after being treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries. Arriving ...

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  7. As it seeks Portland permits, Pembina announces $3M for community investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Business Journal

    ... that Pembina's plan may run afoul of the latest draft of the plan. The plan calls on both the city and Multnomah County to develop policies around fossil fuel export facilities like the one Pembina is proposing and flat out says Oregon should ...

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  8. Officials ID Inmate Who Died In Multnomah County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KBND-AM Bend

    Police say an inmate who died in the Multnomah County Jail was a 25-year-old woman. Authorities say Latina Brogdon was found unresponsive around 1:30 p.m. Saturday during a routine check.

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  9. Five things to know: Proposal to disband the Troutdale Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | OregonLive.com

    Sitting at a table, Troutdale City Council members listen to a presentation about a possible deal to dissolve the police department and pay the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office for law enforcement services March 3, 2015. More than 50 residents also arrived after some said they were blindsided by the information that set for City Council approval in three weeks.

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  10. Good morning, News!: Precious Poop, A Firing Squad, And A Giant Crater.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Pordland Mercury

    They take a while to compile and write, so rather than just throw away all that effort, we're running both.- DVH] A reader last week sent photos of what appear to be alarmingly large chunks of concrete missing from a column on the new Sellwood Bridge to the Oregonian , but Multnomah County, apparently used to crumbling bridges , says everyone needs to just chill. The U.S. Forest Service announced the Northeast Portland man who died last Thursday in an explosion near on U.S. Hwy 26 near Mt.

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  11. The Power of Quiet | Office HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Library Journal

    ... or going out of the way to talk to library patrons once per day. Have you done it? Take a look at Oregon's Multnomah County Public Library "My Librarian" page for inspiration. This glimpse of the staff is not steeped in "Oh, look, we're not ...

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  12. Smile, you're on a body cameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Portland Tribune

    Portland and Multnomah County are moving slower than nearby law enforcement agencies to equip their police officers and sheriff's deputies with body cameras - a new technology being widely advocated as a way to help restore public trust after a series of controversial police killings last year. The City Council has set aside $834,619 to buy cameras and related equipment but, so far, nothing has been purchased.

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  13. My View: Vaccinations are safe, cheap and effectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Portland Tribune

    ... a vehicle changes owners. Metro may be influential by using its lobbying power to double the gas tax in Multnomah County from 3 cents per gallon to 6 cents per gallon. Likewise, it should lobby Salem to double the Oregon gas tax from 30 cents per ...

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  14. Portland Police Bureau - Christopher Ryan HealyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Portland Tribune

    ... him to a local hospital, where he later died. The officers will remain on paid administrative leave until a Multnomah County grand jury reaches a decision on the case. Following the decision, the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) will release additional ...

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  15. Workers' comp investigator questions TriMet drivers' storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | KATU-TV Portland

    The investigator, who was a former Multnomah County Sheriff's deputy and an expert in "martial arts and bladed weapons," analyzed the case reports and strongly suspects the two TriMet drivers stabbed themselves. KATU went to TriMet for answers, but a spokeswoman said she couldn't talk, citing HIPAA laws.

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  16. Troubleshooter: Concrete chunks missing from new Sellwood Bridge columnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Oregonian

    ... column is near the center of the Willamette River on the new Sellwood Bridge. Who is in charge? Ian Cannon, Multnomah County project manager, and the two-company general contractor: Arizona-based Sundt Construction and Oregon's Slayden Construction ...

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  17. Inmate who died in Multnomah County jail identified as 25-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | OregonLive.com

    Police have identified the inmate who died Saturday at the Multnomah County Detention Center as a woman, 25-year-old Latina E. Brogdon. Sheriff's office detectives investigating Brogdon's death found no evidence of trauma.

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  18. Grant High School Magazine Wins Regional and National HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Willamette Week

    ... Last week, 22 members of Grant's journalism class and their adviser, former Oregonian reporter and current Multnomah County spokesman Dave Austin attended workshops at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and visited WNYC radio and ...

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  19. Deceased inmate identified as 25-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Portland Tribune

    An female inmate found deceased in the Multnomah County Detention Center on Saturday has been identified as Latina E. Brogdon, 25. According to the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, detectives conducting the death investigation say there is no evidence of trauma. The Multnomah County Medical Examiner will continue working to determine the cause of death.

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  20. Police release new details about deadly officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Portland Tribune

    ... him to a local hospital, where he later died. The officers will remain on paid administrative leave until a Multnomah County grand jury reaches a decision on the case. Following the decision, the Portland Police Bureau (PPB) will release additional ...

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