Deadline to Register to Vote is Today

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on April 29, 2014
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Portland, Oregon   If you are planning to vote in the May 20th primary election today is the last day you can register to vote.  In Multnomah county registrations can be completed in person until 5 P.M. today.  Online registration will be accepted until 11:59 P.M  you must provide valid driver’s license information  and meet other Identification requested.

Ballots will be …

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Multnomah County Green Hornet Trail Team Makes Rescue

Posted by Associated Press on April 29, 2014

TROUTDALE, Ore. — A Multnomah County sheriff’s trail rescue team has located a father and his 5-year-old son who got lost on trails near Lewis and Clark State Park in the eastern part of the county.

Sgt. Steve Dangler said Elmando Brussard called for help Monday afternoon after getting turned around on unfamiliar trials.

The rescue team located the pair via the …

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Blazer Fan and Cancer Survivor’s Message Heard Loud and Clear

Posted by Brett Reckamp on April 28, 2014

22-year-old Haley Bellows is officially in remission. Her 11th day of being cancer free came Sunday at the Portland Trailblazer’s playoff game against the Houston Rockets.

Bellows’ sign was seen on the jumbotron. The crowd went wild and soon social media caught hold and her message had bee tweeted and re-tweeted by people like Damien Lillard. …

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Snow Pack

Posted by Mike Turner on April 28, 2014

The latest snow survey says we’ll have plenty of water this summer in Northern Oregon.

The results of Monday’s core sample shows 61 inches of water in a 140 inch snow pack. That means we are currently at 99 percent of normal.

The water content is crucial in maintaining habitat, recreation, hydro power and agricultural resources.

Portland Police and the Mentally Ill

Posted by Mike Turner on April 28, 2014
Portland's finest

Portland Police release a report showing progress in reforms that cut down on the use of force against people with mental illness.

The report was released at the same time a federal judge recommended open court hearings to review the progress reports on the agreement between the city and the US Department of Justice.

Police says use of force incidents have been …

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