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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rain is coming! Portland to get first soaking in three months

PORTLAND, Ore. – Rain is on the way! After three dry months without significant rainfall, it appears the Rose City will get its first real dousing next week. The National Weather Service says the wet weather will likely arrive late Sunday and there will be widespread off and on rain showers Monday and Tuesday. A shift to much cooler & wetter weather is on tap for early next week w/…

Wildfires merge into 32,000-acre blaze near Portland, Oregon

The Eagle Creek Fire and Indian Creek Fire have merged into one 32,000-acre blaze in the Columbia River Gorge, CBS affiliate KOIN-TV reports. The Indian Creek Fire began July 4 before merging with Eagle Creek Fire, according to KOIN-TV. The blaze was 0 percent contained early Wednesday, according to the station. Officials say the fire destroyed a small home and four other structures and is casting a haze of smoke…

Portland agrees to sell hydroelectric power to PGE for undisclosed amount

Portland will sell hydroelectric power to Portland General Electric from a plant at the city’s Bull Run Dam.( Portland will sell hydroelectric power from a city-owned plant at the Bull Run watershed to Portland General Electric in an opaque deal that could lose taxpayers money over the next three years in an effort to make money later. In the past, the city paid PGE to maintain and operate its hydroelectric…

Live A Creative Life In Portland

Portland, Oregon is known for creativity and freedom. If you are an artist or free spirit, you are likely to find Portland an amazing place to live. Portland is charming and filled with cute homes. It is near the river, coast and mountains and is the perfect place to live if you love the outdoors. Portland is known for its art scene and the city is packed with creative types….