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More homeless people dying in Multnomah County than rest of state

Oregon reports first pediatric monkeypox case. OMSI plan could inch forward Thursday with commission vote. Newport Belle restored as a floating hotel. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 18
Multnomah County sheriff’s issue rare warning about fentanyl

Thousands of Oregonians trapped by ITT Tech implosion will see debt forgiven. Betsy Johnson official collected enough signatures to be on Oregon ballot. SE Portland mansion was briefly off the rails, but it’s still on the market. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 17
Oregon public defender crisis heats up with board ouster

Portland’s government reform bill is still alive. Oregon CEOs make millions, see who tops the list. Oregon athletic director gets five-year extension offer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 16
Portland grapples with record gun violence

Former employees of the Timbers and Thorns allege “toxic” work environment for women; Leaders designate Oregon 35 the Nisei Veterans World War II Memorial Highway; Portland celebrates India Day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 15
UO President Michael Schill is leaving for Northwestern University

Man smashes woman in head moments after he's released from mental health hospital. COVID cases and hospitalizations fall but may rise again by end of year. Portland Bridge Pedal returns this weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4m
Aug 12
Gov. Brown’s commutations of more than 1,000 felons upheld by court

Dutch Bros says sales have stabilized thanks to price increases. Reser Stadium in Corvallis on target as expansion moves along. Portland Cider Co. expands to Beaverton. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 11
Food insecurity rising in Corvallis as housing costs soar

Ash tree destroying beetle discovery threatened state canopy. Oregon State adds minor in Indigenous studies, grows faculty. Support the High School Journalism Institute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 10
Oregon teens experience skyrocketing rates of depression, anxiety

Unitus Credit Union plans to leave Portland. Puppet’s new owner plan fires dozens of employees. New documentary with Nike ties coming to Cinema 21. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 09
Two years after the historic Labor Day fires, residents in the Santiam Canyon weigh whether and how to rebuild

Oregonians eligible for Medicaid benefits didn't get them; A Joseph museum spotlights Black loggers from the early 1900s; High School journalists report on Oregon artist Agnes Barton-Sabo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 08
Police make arrest in 2019 killing of prominent Portland activist

Portland giving top officials big severances even if they leave on their own. Woman charged with Old Town stabbing murder pleads not guilty. Idris Elba to star in Darkhorse Comic Netflix show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 05
All Oregon high school coaches, leaders must take training to interrupt, prevent racist incidents at games

Tina Kotek is coming to your TV with a big ad buy. Man charged with killing woman on Eastbank Esplanade deemed unfit for trial. Oregon Ducks say Shalane Flanagan will join running program as assistant coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 04
Multnomah County voters could decide whether to extend voting rights to non- citizens

California fire brings bad air quality, 4 deaths along Oregon border. Man arrested in connection with fatal Old Town stabbing. Perseid meteor shower peaking soon, visibility unclear though.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Aug 03
Teen shot and killed Friday in Old Town feared for his life, court records say

Oregon sees heat deaths spike to 15. Portland Timbers forward Felipe Mora out for the rest of the season. Portland has the best comic book shop in the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4m
Aug 02
Heat and smoke continue to grip parts of the state

McKinney Fire in northern California causing poor air. Oregon sees job vacancies rise as jobless ranks keep dwindling. World Naked Bike Ride returned to Portland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4m
Aug 01
Intel cuts sales forecast, citing ‘our own execution issues’ and broader economy

Portland saw its third police shooting in less than a week. Heat wave won’t end anytime soon, forecasters say. Blumenauer Bridge opens Sunday with a party. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4m
Jul 29
Oregon renters still facing threats from landlords over air conditioning, despite state law

Oregon beefs up higher education spending, but still lags nation. Beleaguered Oregon Employment Department faced issues far beyond obsolete computers, audit says. Oregon Brewer’s Festival returns to Tom McCall Waterfront Park after 2 years Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 28
Portland police continues to fail to meet DOJ settlement

Beaverton company targets IPO in 2023. Portland settles lawsuit with former firefighter for $93,000. West Coast Grocery Co. will close, sell to other brewery. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 27
Oregon’s gubernatorial debates kick off this week

Cooling shelters to remain over for days as temperatures spike. Former Portland cop sentenced to 3 years probation for driving into vandalism suspect. Rasheed Wallace won’t join Lakers’ coaching staff. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4m
Jul 26
A heatwave is expected to strike the Portland area

Tourism bounces back in Portland; Portland police fatally shoot a man in Southeast Portland; The World Athletics Championships ends in Eugene. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

6m
Jul 25
Portland’s mayor declares an emergency to curb gun violence

Oregon successfully serves adults with developmental disabilities; Local governments endorse a Columbia River bridge plan; A former Duck competes in the 800-meters semifinal round. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 22
Health officials encourage some Oregon counties to mask up

U.S. Senate approves subsidies for chipmakers; Beaverton’s Binary Brewing has a new location; Athletes with Oregon ties compete in the World Athletics Championships Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4m
Jul 21
Joey Gibson acquitted in Portland riot trial

Oregonians will see a gun-control measure on the Oregon ballot; Portland Community College gets a new president; Athletes from Ukraine compete at the World Athletics Championships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 20
Portland considers controversial technology to track and respond to gunshots

Trial of Patriot Prayer leader Joey Gibson begins; Major crowds haven’t materialized in Eugene; Lizzo sets a second performance date in Portland. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 19
Portland’s deadliest block comes under scrutiny

Clackamas County will build a new courthouse with private financing; A former Portland police chief dies at 90; A pop-up sushi restaurant in Eugene has an unusual backstory. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

4m
Jul 18
Oregon enters fire season, officially

Mosquito populations explode in Oregon on Sauvie Island in particular. UO football player Spencer Webb dies in tragic fall in Lane County. Pink Martini singer China Forbes wins prestigious jazz award. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 15
Oregon spent millions on COVID-19 vaccine app, few have used it

Oregon labor leader slashes fine for bakery that refused to serve same-sex couple. Ontario waives $1 million in unpaid nuisance fines, including fine issued to its one mayor. Anglers rejoice: salmon and steelhead runs extended on Columbia River. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

6m
Jul 14
New houseless village isn’t ADA accessible despite mayor’s comments

Bruce Springsteen returns to Portland in 2023. 82 year old man attacked by stranger dies, Portland police say. It’s hot – make yourself a root beer float to honor an Oregon legend Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 13
Thousands of millennials left Multnomah County during pandemic

CAUSA’s downfall started years before abrupt end. Oregon names new track, cross country coach. DB Cooper, again? Yes, apparently. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 12
An Oregon mom has challenged a statewide rule to put menstrual products in all school bathrooms.

Gun control advocates say they collected enough signatures to put a measure on Oregon's November ballot. Multnomah County plans a flagship branch in Gresham. East Portland celebrated its first art and music festival with a showcase from Esperanza Spalding. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 11
Hundreds of disabled Oregon students illegally denied full school days

Monkeypox not a threat to track championships, Oregon health leaders say. East Portland residents describe hearing at least 10 shots before latest homicide. Big Float will celebrate its 10th, last party on the Willamette River. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

5m
Jul 08