Morrison Bridge Closed Sunday

Posted by Anna Erickson on November 22, 2014
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PORTLAND – The Morrison Bridge is closed to motorists Sunday, November 23rd from 7am until as late as 7pm during inspection and maintenance work on the lift span deck.  The work is related to problems with deck panels that were installed in 2011-2012.

Sidewalks are open for bicyclists and pedestrians.  While the I-5 southbound City Center/Morrison Bridge off-ramp (exit 300) will …

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Homeland Security Simulator

Posted by Mike Turner on November 21, 2014
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A million dollar simulation center was unveiled at Concordia University’s Columbia River Campus.

That hands on state of the art simulator will serve as a lab for the school’s students majoring in the degree of Homeland Security. It will also be a training ground for emergency management employees dealing with disaster response.


Nobody Should Be Deported

Posted by Mike Turner on November 21, 2014
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Augustana Lutheran Church pastor Mark Knutson says President Obama’s announcement that he will spare millions of people in the United States illegally from deportation does not go far enough.

He wants congress to come up with a plan that would shield all 11 million immigrants from deportation, even those not right with the law.

Knutson’s Northeast Portland church took in labor activist Francisco …

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Sellwood Bridge Expected To Re-Open Early

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 21, 2014
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Rosemary Reynolds contributed to this story

PORTLAND, Ore. — Multnomah County had hoped to open the Sellwood Bridge perhaps for the Friday afternoon commute, but it’s taking a little longer.  The bridge will be open after the rush hour in time for the weekend.

“The contractor is completing a traffic control change that will shift traffic onto the new east approach to …

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Fog Plays Role in Fatal Crash

Posted by Jeremy Scott on November 21, 2014
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MARION COUNTY, Ore. — A woman was killed and a man critically injured in a head-on crash during heavy fog in north Marion County on Thursday night.

Investigators say a driver went out of their lane and side-swiped another vehicle before hitting a third head-on around 9:45 on McKay Road Northeast near Arbor Grove.

43-year-old Regina Farah died at the hospital.  She was …

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