Portland Metro Wednesday Traffic: Partial lane closure on westbound Broadway Bridge

Part of a westbound lane on the Broadway Bridge will be closed during off-peak hours for several weeks. About 300 feet of the outside lane near the west side of the bridge will close 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays through about Nov 17 while crews from Century Link install conduit for private utilities on the bridge. The work is being done in advance of bridge repairs that are scheduled to begin…

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Portland Metro Wednesday Traffic: Stark Street culvert work goes overtime in Gresham

Crews worked on Oct. 6, to install a culvert over Beaver Creek on Southeast Stark Street in Gresham. ( Contractors continue to work on the culvert over a creek that washed out a portion of Southeast Stark Street near Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham. Stark has been closed between Troutdale Road and Corbeth Lane since late June. This closed road has been an issue for residents and some business…

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Three Portland OR Restaurants That Put Others To Shame

In the great city of Portland Oregon, you are in for some delicious eats. Did you know that Portland has 3500 restaurants? That is a little overwhelming, and you can imagine that you can find a few duds here and there. Instead of driving around and picking a spot on a whim, you can go with one of the following top three restaurants in Portland OR if you like. Pine…

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A plan to transform Portland together: Guest opinion

Tents line a path along Interstate 205 in the Lents neighborhood, where residents say the homeless population has exploded after the Springwater Corridor was swept a year ago. (Stephanie Yao Long/Staff ) BY STUART EMMONS Most of us pass by the tents everyday. They remind us that people are suffering. Homelessness hurts all of us, and we need to address it before we can move forward with other priorities. This…

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Three men file $21 million suit against Boy Scouts of America

Boxes full of "ineligible volunteer" files from the Boy Scouts of America sit next to a large placard with the Boy Scout oath. The files were made public in 2012. The Boy Scouts had a file on Calvin Malone that was destroyed, the plaintiff’s attorneys say. (The Associated Press/) Three former Portland Boy Scouts filed a $21 million lawsuit Wednesday against the Boy Scouts of America and the local Cascade…

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KKK is Recruiting at a Portland, Oregon High School

Racists are recruiting in one Portland, Oregon, high school—and there’s even a sticker to prove it. A Roosevelt High School student reported seeing a sticker of a white-hooded Klansman with the text “the KKK wants you” in a school bathroom Tuesday. Principal Filip Hristic vowed an investigation. “This hateful image is appalling and offensive, and has no place at Roosevelt High School or at any other Portland Public School,” he…

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions coming to Portland to talk about sanctuary cities

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions holds a news conference at the Department of Justice July 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Updated Sept. 18, 2017 at 1:20 p.m. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be in Portland on Tuesday to talk about sanctuary cities and immigration with federal law enforcement officials. Sessions will make his remarks at 1 p.m. at the Portland field office of the…

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