Parking Meters Coming to NW Portland

Posted by Jeremy Scott on September 30, 2014

PORTLAND — The city has unveiled a new parking plan north of Burnside that will take effect after the holidays.  It means visitors will likely have to pay to park or walk further to their favorite restaurant or shop.

“People recognize that it’s hard to park to find a place to shop and visit, so this will make it easier for people to …

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Former NFL WR Chad Ochocinco Looking for Stuff to do in Portland

Posted by Steve Herman on September 30, 2014

Walking around looking for McDonald's in Portland to no avail…

— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) September 30, 2014

What would you say if I told you former Benagals wide-out Chad Johnson was responding to Portlanders on Twitter lookin’ to hang out?

“Child please”

No, that’s what HE would say…

Really though, the Oregon State great Chad Johnson (formerly Chad Ochocino) is here in Portland, just kickin’ it. …

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Should a Wildlife Refuge Allow Hunting on its Grounds?

Posted by Steve Herman on September 30, 2014

(Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge)

Should a wildlife refuge allow hunting on its grounds?

Tuesday is your last day to weigh in.

The Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge has is proposing a youth hunting program that would allow kids to hunt birds on on the refuge. The idea has some activist’s furious, but those in favor say this is what federal lands are …

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Federal Money Awarded to Multnomah County

Posted by Mike Turner on September 29, 2014

Multnomah County’s commissioners launched a $3 million initiative they hope will help close the minority health gap.

The county will use the federal grant money to create more smoke-free areas, increase the breastfeeding rate among African American moms and make healthy food more accessible in North and Northeast Portland – areas where African Americans make up a high percentage of the …

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Portland Police Lose Brutality Suit

Posted by Mike Turner on September 29, 2014

A man who sued the Portland Police Bureau after claiming he was beaten by three officers in 2011 was awarded $562,129.21.

Jason Cox accused police of battery, assault and negligence on the part of the three officers. The jury found in his favor and awarded him the maximum amount requested.