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A rundown of the day's top Portland and Oregon headlines from The Oregonian/OregonLive.

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    Climbing mortgage interest rates make homeownership too expensive for many Oregonians.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 5, 2022 5:41

    Reports of bias crimes against Asian people in Oregon increased from 2020 to 2021. Oregon immigrant rights group Causa to dissolve. Travelers through PDX Airport saw few cancellations over the July Fourth holiday weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon will no longer routinely share COVID hospitalization data

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 5:01

    Oregon will no longer share COVID-19 hospitalization data every weekday. Most Oregon counties are now high risk of COVID spread. Portland loses title of world's smallest park. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ransomware attacks increasing in Oregon, nationwide, FBI says

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 8:30

    Family members of 9/11 victims denounce LIV Golf tournament at Pumpkin Ridge, Unhoused Portlander with no tent after city sweeps stabbed a dozen times in Old Town, How fast is your wiener dog? Find out at the Firecracker Wiener Nationals in Rockaway Beach Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    As Portland's canopy dwindles, city is ending its street tree-planting contract with nonprofit Friends of Trees

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 7:38

    Oregon doctors still don't have to check opioid prescription history, despite a scathing state review, Hunger strike at Oregon's federal prison in Sheridan protests extensive lockdowns, poor conditions , Audit finds lack of inclusivity, accountability at Portland Fire and Rescue Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler to declare emergency, form ceasefire team to stem summer shootings

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 7:32

    Community colleges facing a ‘fiscal cliff' with depleted enrollment, uncertain state funding, Former Oregon elementary school principal sentenced to 43 years in prison for sexually abusing students, Portland-area gas prices dip before July Fourth weekend Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland's minimum wage might hit $16 next year — if inflation keeps up

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 8:16

    Abortions in Oregon have been falling for 30 years. Will the end of Roe v. Wade change that? Ex-Portland lawyer who stole more than $3.4 million from clients pleads guilty to 7 federal charges Painted pianos coming soon to Portland sidewalks for 10th year Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregonians react to Friday's Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 5:20

    The Pacific Northwest marks the first anniversary of its deadly three-day heat dome. Portland may roll back some of its renter protections.Sundays Parkways, Good in the Hood and the Milk Carton Boat Race brought Portland neighbours together in person again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Hundreds of thousands of Oregonians to receive $600 checks soon

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 4:39

    Deadly I-205 shooting by Clackamas deputies was justified. Enjoy the cool weather while it lasts. Gambler 500 draws thousands to Central Oregon for cleanup effort. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    TriMet will cut service on 10 lines, including its new high-capacity bus opening in September

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 4:49

    Tigard man shot and killed by police in Milwaukie was armed, DA says. Blazers trade for Jerami Grant ahead of the NBA draft. Riley Williams will ditch Oregon for Florida academy for senior season Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon minimum wage increases July 1 for last of legislative increases

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 5:03

    Indiana man sentenced to 10 years for throwing Molotov cocktail, shattering windows in downtown. Multnomah County's main library will close for three months for renovations. Caleb Swanigan, former Portland Trail Blazer big man, dies at 25. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon sees increase in voting for gubernatorial primary compared to 2018

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 4:41

    Washington ban on high capacity magazines beings next month. Portland's first Black book festival draws crowds to Peninsula Park. Portland Trail Blazers work out 6 more players in advance of Thursday draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon kids under 5 can access COVID-19 vaccines as early as Monday

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 19, 2022 3:04

    The Oregon State Hospital promises to admit patients more quickly. Law enforcement killed a person in Milwaukie early Saturday. Oregon commemorates Juneteenth as a state holiday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon's public universities can now enforce concealed gun bans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 5:27

    Monkeypox likely identified in Oregon for first time. 2 dozen arrested for repeat gun, drug and violent crimes in Multnomah County sting. Boy Scouts of America's sex abuse scandal is at center of new Hulu documentary Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland voters will decide fate of government this fall

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 6:03

    Some Portland building owners are selling as return-to-work stalls. Oregon wine country resort hit by cyberattack in rare new tactic. Buoy Beer building collapsed in Astoria, part of it had been closed out of caution. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon Democrats expect big help in 3 key Congressional races

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 5:31

    Reported COVID cases rise 8 percent in Oregon. Gas prices once again hit record highs in Oregon. Hair of the Dog sheds its last pints at Southeast Portland pub. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Nancy Crampton Brophy sentenced to life in prison as husband's family confront her

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 4:45

    Clackamas County officially finished processing ballots. Man arrested in connection with March hit-and-run fatal crash in Tigard. Great Notion Brewing will open its 4th Portland location next week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland sees rainiest April, May and early June on record

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 5:06

    Heavy rainfall leads to flood watch warning, more bridge lifts. Majority of homeless Portlanders report mental health issues. Subscribe to Oregonian podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Congressman Kurt Schrader votes against gun bill

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 4:16

    Union push underway at 2 New Seasons stores. Intel slows hiring, will cut costs amid ‘softening' demand. Petersen Rock Garden, a beloved Oregon attraction, is for sale Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Polarizing former sheriff is a keynote speaker at Oregon conference

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 5:07

    Driver accused of manslaughter after crash kills e-bike rider. Deaf job applicant wins $225,000 settlement from Portland software company. Portland's newest bridge will open next month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon will pay most college costs for tribal members next school year

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 5:57

    Oregon State names Jayathi Murthy as its next president. Pedestrian killed in SE Portland, driver charged with second degree murder. A first for Beaverton and Vancouver during Pride Month. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland and Multnomah County wasted money intended for homeless veterans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 4:26

    Search and rescue missions analyzed by county show 5 dominate, missions stay flat over decade. Oregon Renaissance Faire returns to Clackamas County fairgrounds. Portland's Cheryl Strayed will have a new series on Hulu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Eugene braces for influx of thousands of athletes, fans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 4:52

    Oregon companies take a hit on stock market. Yet another Clackamas County election failure. OSU plays Vanderbilt Monday in baseball regional Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Phil Knight and a partner submitted a more than $2 billion bid to buy the Blazers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 4:56

    Man charged with 2 homicides in Portland in less than 2 weeks. Clackamas County commission races go to November runoff. Portland Timbers legend Diego Valeri appears to announce retirement Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    TEDxPortland could face IRS scrutiny for giving primetime platform to Betsy Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 5:14

    Man tied to 3 homicides in Portland declared unfit for trial, committed to state hospital. Tenants sue landlord over uninhabitable conditions at affordable housing complex. COVID cases drop for first time in multiple months....fluke? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Clackamas County should finish duplicating ballots by end of this week

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 5:03

    Mark Gamba wins Democratic primary in legislative race delayed by Clackamas County ballot issues. Tektronix wants to sell or lease part of its massive Beaverton campus. Portland's first ever Black book festival, the Freadom Festival, scheduled for June 18. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    TEDx Portland event turns into campaign moment for Betsy Johnson

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 4:18

    OSU gets home field advantage for college baseball regional. USS Oregon commissioned into service; first vessel named for the state in more than a century. Ducks also headed to baseball tournament, Beavers to softball tourney for first time since 2006. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Teachers union call for more study of air filtration in Portland

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 5:29

    West Linn man arraigned on bias crime charges for targeting immigrant community center. Farms are still critical to Oregon's economy, study finds. Memorial Day events, parades return in force after pandemic years. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Top corrections staffers pan Oregon governor, leaders

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 5:42

    Dr. Martens lays off dozens of workers, closes Portland warehouse. Curaleaf blunder that sickened at least a dozen people was caused by single employee. One of Portland's most famous chefs will compete in Iron Chef. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Romance novelist found guilty of murdering husband by jury.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 5:35

    Portland publisher tied up in Florida gender identity controversy over kid's books. Armed man arrested for trying to hold MAX driver, passenger hostage. Portland is at center stage on Netflix food and travel show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Man accused of supplying fentanyl to Portland teen who overdosed and died

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 6:10

    Pelosi PAC gave to Flynn following crypto gift. Wolf was struck by car, didn't die by gunshot. Grand Central bakery goes with a new ownership model. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    The pandemic isn't over as cases rise 26 percent, hospitalizations climb

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 5:50

    Vadim Mozyrsky concedes to Rene Gonzales in Portland City Council runoff, won't endorse yet. Intel will welcome back former employees, quietly shifting its practices. Grab a gorge permit before you head for a hike starting Tuesday (today). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Most Oregon workers are losing ground to rising prices

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 5:34

    Teen charged with murder of Beaverton girl could be charged as an adult. More than 100 people gathered at Beaverton church to remember Milana Li. Some Oregon candidates spent big only to lose bigger Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Intel plans $700 million research center at Hillsboro campus

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 5:42

    Clackamas County elections leader says they will finish counting votes in a month. Former federal prison guard pleads guilty to accepting bribes, providing drugs, phones to inmates. Avian flu detected in Oregon for first time in 7 years Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Clackamas County's delays draw ire of Shemia Fagan, voters, candidates

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 5:30

    Jo Ann Hardesty in runoff, likely against political newcomer Rene Gonzalez. Lori Chavez DeRemer, a former Happy Valley mayor, appears to lock in Republican nomination in 5th district. You are likely to be exposed to COVID-19, state health official says. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tina Kotek wins Democratic primary, as Christine Drazan appears to win Republican nomination for governor

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 5:05

    Congressional race pit Val Hoyle against Alex Skarlatos to succeed DeFazio. Andrea Salinas appears to clinch Democratic nomination in 6th Congressional race. Beaverton passes massive school construction bond. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon leaders warn of potentially ‘challenging' fire season

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 4:40

    2 struck by MAX trains in span of 48 hours, 1 dead. Growth of COVID cases in Oregon slows down again. Tuesday is big day for Trail Blazers as draft lottery hits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland Public schools fails to adequately ventilate, filter air in hundreds of classrooms

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 4:46

    Hundreds gather to remember Bud Clark in downtown Portland. Body of Ralph Brown, former mayor of Cornelius, found in river. McMinnville's UFO festival returns after 2-year hiatus Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Unprecedented sweeps of homeless people in Old Town occurred this week

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 4:39

    Most Clackamas County ballots have faulty barcode, votes must be tallied by hand. Security guard identified as South Waterfront homicide victim. McMinnville is home to one of the world's most coveted knife companies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Brazen slaying along Portland's Eastbank Esplanade happened after a festive drum circle

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 5:56

    Dutch Bros stock plummets amid inflation concerns. Love letters are legal in Oregon's housing market, judge says. Anis Mojgani will continue as Oregon's poet laureate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon State Hospital fails to protect patients from harm, inspectors report

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 5:43

    Boyd Coffee pension insolvent, federal agency steps in. Gas prices in Oregon surge to all-time highs. Portland Trail Blazers promote Joe Cronin to general manager gig. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland Eastbank Esplanade shooting leaves woman dead; suspect in custody

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 3:42

    Mt. Hood Skibowl bans bikes for summer after paying $10.5M in crash that paralyzed Oregon man. Mayor Ted Wheeler to appoint trash czar to corral proliferation of litter, junked cars and other debris. What you need to know about the new Historic Columbia River Highway permits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Man shot in 'exchange of gunfire' with Portland police

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 3:14

    The complicated race for Oregon's newest congressional district. Portland man arrested in synagogue and mosque vandalisms. Portland metro income gap among nation's smallest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Amazon seeks tax breaks for $12 billion in data centers in remote Oregon county

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 5:17

    Providence St. Vincent nurses authorize strike, more labor issues may crop up at other facilities . Former UO lineman reaches agreement with school on lawsuit, financial terms unclear. Kenny Moore, UO track star and longtime journalist, dies at 78. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portland and Multnomah County see dramatic increase in homelessness population

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 5:22

    Christine Drazan, Bob Tiernan pull ahead as Republican top candidates, poll finds. Tina Kotek on defensive in Democratic debate for handling of paid sick leave. Portland is flush with federal cash, business fees, so budget cuts not on horizon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Oregon in strong position to protect abortion access if Roe is overturned

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 5:05

    COVID-19 cases rise for fifth straight week in Oregon. FBI agents arrest man on insider trading charges as he tries to fly overseas with 5 kids. Another Oregon-based company goes public, this time it's NuScale.

    Anti-Semitic death threats, scorch marks, found outside NW Portland synagogue

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 5:17

    2 people die in weekend traffic crashes in Portland, including 21-year-old. Kate Brown remains least popular governor in the country, poll finds. Oregon lagging West Coast states when it comes to high school basketball shot clock.

    With May primary just weeks away, $11.3 million in political spending rolled in

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 6:05

    Air travel is picking up nationally, but not as quickly at PDX. Republican candidate for governor told California court in 2020 that he lived in California. Bill Schonely expects to be released from hospital following medical procedure, COVID diagnosis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Portland will soon officially own 82nd Avenue within city limits.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 4:47

    Hidden camera catches Beaverton woman leaving hateful notes, lawsuit claims, and the abuse lasted years. TriMet buys 24 electric buses, tripling its all-electric fleet. Circles in the Sand starts next week in Bandon, extends into August. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Appeals court erases $1.1 billion verdict against Oregon over timber management

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 4:09

    2 Beaverton teen die, 4 people - including a deputy - in critical condition after crash. Laika announces newest project, teaming with Ozark creator See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    Portland's program to send social workers, not cops, to crisis calls gets good reviews

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 5:09

    The University of Portland names new president, turning for the first time outside the clergy. Sen. Ron Wyden tests positive for COVID-19. Former UO lineman testifies, faces cross-examination in massive workout lawsuit. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

    President Biden endorses Kurt Schrader in reelection fight

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 5:32

    Some Portland streets are hot beds for towed vehicles. Eugene white nationalist gets 4 years for terrorizing former teacher. Rene Gonzalez endorsed by Portland police union in effort to unseat Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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