Man Dies in SE Portland Apartment Fire

Posted by Rosemary Reynolds on July 11, 2014

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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World Cup Crowds Pack the Place As U.S. Falls

Posted by Jeremy Scott on June 26, 2014

Fans fill the Cheerful Bullpen at SW 17th and Taylor

PORTLAND — Diehard soccer fans began to line-up outside their favorite gathering spots well before the doors opened to get the best seat in the house to watch the United States take on Germany in the World Cup.

The Germans struck first with a goal in the 57th minute to take a …

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Posted by Steve Leader on May 20, 2014

Alaska Airlines filed today for permission to begin non-stop seasonal flights between Portland and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico starting in November.  Alaska also filed for non-stops from PDX to Los Cabos, starting in November.

The airline says it could take up to one month for the U.S. Department of Transportation to approve the new service.   It’s been five-years since Portland had non-stops …

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Portland’s Love For Beer Means More Jobs

Posted by Steve Leader on May 9, 2014
yard house

Yard House, a national restaurant chain, plans to open May 29th in Portland’s Pioneer Place. Operations Manager Ryan Rossi says they’ll feature 130 beers on tap, many from Oregon.

Rossi says Yard House has openings for 200 new positions, including servers, hostesses and line cooks.   Applicants should apply online.

Yard House is owned by Darden, whose brands also include Red Lobster and …

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Bike Mural Might Have Come Down Anyway

Posted by Steve Leader on May 7, 2014

Todd Roll doesn’t seem too upset that the City of Portland has told him the 45-foot tall mural on the side of his business, Pedal Bike Tours, has to come down.

The mural reads, “Welcome to America’s Bicycle Capital.”   Tourists love to take pictures of it.

The city says Roll doesn’t have the right type of permit for something that could …

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