Portland’s Job Growth Ties Sunbelt Cities

Posted by Steve Leader on August 5, 2014
Economy

Photo courtesy: Associated Press

You might not think Las Vegas and Houston have something in common with Portland.  But they do.

According to Oregon Live. Com,  employment growth in the Portland metro (June 2013-June 2014) was eighth fastest in the country. (3.1%)   That’s a tie with both Houston and Las Vegas.

A workforce analyst says the Portland-area construction industry is adding jobs almost …

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Toddler Dead – Police Around Cannon Beach Searching for Mother

Posted by Brett Reckamp on August 1, 2014
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A 2-year-old is dead and a teenager is critically injured at a Cannon Beach hotel. Police say they are searching for their mother.

Cannon Beach police were called to the Surfsand Resort at 148 W. Gower Ave. around 9:45 a.m. after a housekeeper found a dead child and a 13-year-old child critically cut in a 3rd floor hotel room. The teen …

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Car Smashes into Jim Fisher Volvo in Downtown Portland

Posted by Brett Reckamp on July 29, 2014
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Just before 8:30 Tuesday evening, a car swerved into the Jim Fisher Volvo car dealership on West Burnside at SW 21st Avenue.

KXL’s Jeremy Scott was near the site shortly after the accident and says a witness helped pull the driver out of the car.

Three people were sent to the hospital.  It looks like the 43-year-old driver may have had a …

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Police Search for Missing Portland Man

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on July 29, 2014
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The Portland Police Bureau’s Missing Persons Unit is asking for the public’s help locating 30-year-old Devin Gordon Singh, missing since Sunday July 27, 2014.

Singh is described as a male Indian, 6’1″ tall, 170 pounds, brown hair with long dreads, hazel eyes, facial hair, a tattoo of “DTD” on the left side of his neck and an Indian symbol on his …

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Man Dies in SE Portland Apartment Fire

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 11, 2014
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Jeremy Scott contributed to this story

PORTLAND — A man was killed when fire ripped through a Southeast Portland apartment early Friday morning.  A mother and child in a neighboring apartment were among eleven people evacuated by the fire.

Crews were dispatched just after 3:00 to the Cascade Village Apartments on 125th off Division after a tenant called 911 to say the building was …

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