Traffic Alert: I-5 Northbound Closed Overnight

Posted by Jeremy Scott on August 28, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — Interstate 5 northbound will be closed overnight Friday in the heart of downtown between the Marquam Bridge and Interstate 84.

The closure starts at 10:00pm.  Drivers will notice on-ramps closing at 9:00.  The freeway should be back open by 7:00 on Saturday morning.  Traffic will be detoured to I-405.

The Oregon Department of Transportation is continuing a project to replace 300 green …

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Kids Get Wired For Back To School

Posted by Rebecca Marshall on August 28, 2015

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Comcast is leveling the playing field when it comes to education by offering discounted broadband for Oregon students. It’s a program called “Internet Essentials” and it brings the Internet to your home for $9.95 a month. Families who qualify for free and reduced lunch in the school system also qualify for the program.
Comcast has provided this to about 15,000 …

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Hood To Coast Relay Off And Running And Walking

Posted by Pat Boyle on August 28, 2015
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Portland, Or. – Thousands of runners and walkers are heading to Seaside as the 34thannual Hood to Coast Relay gets underway. The first wave of runners left Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood at 5 a.m. this morning and the first group of walkers left Portland at the same time.

The race ends on the beach in Seaside tomorrow, 198 miles away …

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Hempstalk Gets an Okay

Posted by Mike Turner on August 27, 2015
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Portland Ore – The Portland City Council okays an appeal by the organizers of Hempstalk to be allowed to hold their festival at Waterfront Park this fall. Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz was the lone no vote pointing out that there was use of marijuana in the park last year. The Mayor say he’ll hold the group to a high standard …

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Looking For Wildfire Solutions

Posted by Mike Turner on August 27, 2015
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Seattle, Wa – Washington Senator Maria Cantwell set down with state and local officials as well as wildfire experts to discuss ways to prevent a repeat of this year’s fire season. Cantwell says this is the worst fire season in Washington State History.