City of Portland Strikes Reservoir Deal with Mt. Tabor Neighborhood

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 15, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association and Portland City Council have finally come to a compromise to deal with the two open air Mt Tabor Reservoirs.

They will be connected, but the city has agreed to come up with $4 million dollars to pay for renovations and keep the historic status in place.  They’ll be 85% filled with water …

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Four Boys Charged In Fire That Destroyed Historic Civic Stadium

Posted by Jeremy Scott on July 2, 2015
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EUGENE, Ore. — Four boys, ages 10 to 12, are facing second-degree arson charges in Monday afternoon’s fire that burned Civic Stadium to the ground.  Investigators got the tip on Wednesday that led them to the kids.

A fifth boy told his parents what happened and they reported it to police.  He left before the kids set the fire in the …

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Compromise Coming on Plan for Mt Tabor Water Reservoirs?

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 25, 2015
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PORTLAND, Ore. — The Portland Water Bureau and Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association seemed to indicate that they may be close to a compromise in the controversial issue of what to do with the Mount Tabor reservoirs.

At Thursday’s City Council meeting, one of the final ones on the issue of open air water reservoirs, the city decided to push off a …

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Man Exposes Himself to 70-Year-old Woman in Laundromat

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 23, 2015
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BEAVERTON, Ore. — Police are looking for a man who a woman says exposed himself to her inside the Hyland Eco Laundromat Monday morning.

The victim is a 70-year-old woman.  He says she told him she was doing laundry around 10:00 when the suspect came in.  Shortly later, another person who was doing laundry left, leaving just the two of them …

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Mild Winter and Early Summer Set Tone for 2015 Oregon Wine Vintage

Posted by Brett Reckamp on June 23, 2015
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WILLAMETTE VALLEY, Ore. — Oregon winemakers figure they are about two weeks ahead of schedule for 2015.  Michelle Kaufman with the Oregon Wine Board calls that “not necessarily a bad thing.”

The state’s winemakers making now famous Willamette Valley Pinot Noir’s expect to be harvesting large, fruity grapes this year, which Kaufman says will lead to a bold, fruit-forward and easy …

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