Relief Unlikely

Posted by Steve Leader on October 31, 2014
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Photo courtesy: rostons.co.uk

Relief from rising rents in the Portland-area seems unlikely anytime soon.  A new report from the state shows that, despite the current building boom, the region hasn’t added enough housing to keep up with population growth.

Oregon Live reports this means the market for houses and apartments will likely stay competitive.

Even though thousands of  homes and apartments have come …

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Manhunt For Shooting Suspect

Posted by Jeremy Scott on October 31, 2014
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VANCOUVER, Wash. — Police have swarmed Vancouver and Hazel Dell looking for a man wanted in a shooting on Friday morning.

59-year-old John Kendall is accused of shooting somebody at Northeast 63rd and Andresen.  He was supposed to appear before a Superior Court Judge for contempt of court after being ordered to stop renting rooms in his five-bedroom home.

There have been shootings at …

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Leaf Day Pickup Service Starts Sunday In Portland

Posted by Pat Boyle on October 31, 2014
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Photo courtesy of Diane Dulken, Portland Bureau of Transportation

Portland, Oregon –  The City of Portland’s Leaf Day Pickup Service starts this weekend. The city offers a leaf collection and composting service November 2nd through December 17th. The service is offered to  more than two dozens leaf removal districts in the city’s neighborhoods with mature trees.

People living in these districts have …

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Police Investigate A Double Homicide in NE

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on October 31, 2014
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PORTLAND,  OREGON   it started out as a suspicious death investigation then soon became a double murder  investigation.  Homicide detectives believe that both people in a home on Northeast 114th near Glisan were killed by an unknown person or persons.  The victims, a married couple both 65 years old, have been long time residents of the neighborhood.

Their names are being …

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Now We Know Who You Are

Posted by Steve Leader on October 30, 2014
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On the day that the Portland Police Bureau launched a new web page with surveillance images of unknown persons who might be connected to crimes, detectives received a tip within the first hour.

They learned that one of the unidentified surveillance images is that of Denise Marie Keller, pictured above.  The 49-year old has an outstanding warrant out of Clark County, …

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