A WARRIOR, AND A CHARACTER

A WARRIOR, AND A CHARACTER

KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/How former Duck, Blazer Jim Barnett became a Golden State broadcasting legend

For Blazers, Game 4 is for pride

For Blazers, Game 4 is for pride

Meyers Leonard will be called on for help at center, with Jusuf Nurkic ruled out, as Portland...

Thousands in Portland march in name of science

Thousands in Portland march in name of science

'Science is not a partisan issue' U.S. Rep. Bonamici tells protestors at the March for Science on...

PICTURE TINY HOUSES IN BIG NUMBERS

PICTURE TINY HOUSES IN BIG NUMBERS

Legalizing them could spur more affordable housing,ease gentrification and displacement

Apartment developer/landlord vents about city housing policies

Apartment developer/landlord vents about city housing policies

Tom Brenneke says dysfunctional system slows new housing in Portland as need increases.

Oatfield House may get reprieve from demolition

Oatfield House may get reprieve from demolition

Hearings officer raises questions after owner fails to rebut criticisms by opponents to doing...

'BRICK' BACK IN THE GAME

'BRICK' BACK IN THE GAME

Ex-NBA player Frank Brickowski now advises players on variety of issues

Cleaning up our toxic air

Cleaning up our toxic air

Gov. Brown's Cleaner Air Oregon task force urges stricter, health-basedapproach to regulate air...

Oregon hemp commission proposal passes muster

Oregon hemp commission proposal passes muster

A proposal to create the Oregon Industrial Hemp Commission, which would fund promotions and...

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A study TriMet commissioned last year found no bias in the agency's fare-enforcement practices. And yet, an analysis of racial disparities for this series showed African-Americans are disproportionately charged with the most serious of transit violations - a finding confirmed in an independent analysis by local prosecutors.
Ed Peterson, former Portland lawyer who led initial effort in judicial system 25 years ago, speaks out during unveiling of his official portrait at Supreme Court Building in Salem.
Tracing the causes of such disparities can be a complex exercise involving factors outside the criminal justice system.
Analysis shows Latinos in Oregon are disproportionately charged with various motor vehicle violations.
A police stop in Medford causes a cascade of troubles for Roberto Santana-Park.
Concerns about Springfield police treatment of Latinos was met with resistance.
The law was supposed to make Oregon compliant with the Feds. It failed.
If House Bill 2355 passes, state will join 19 other states that identify possible racial profiling by police.
People who have been in the fight for decades warn that efforts to curb criminal justice disparities in Oregon have a history of falling short.
'The relationship between blacks and the justice community has always been defined by the reality that police were assigned to keep the black population under control.'
An analysis of court records shows African-American residents are charged and fined at higher rates than whites in Multnomah County.
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Welcome to Monday, April 24, Yom HaShoah (the Day of Remembrance). Happy birthday to actress Shirley MacLaine (1934). Today in 1980, a military mission to rescue the 52 American hostages in Tehran failed when helicopters crashed into a C-130 cargo plane at night in the Iranian desert. Expect rain, with a high in the upper 50s. Remember those lost to the Holocaust today:

 

• Honor the Day of Remembrance at Yom HaShoah, Unto Every Person There is a Name, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Director Park, 815 S.W. Park Ave. www.ojmche.org

• Find out what’s cookin’ in the restaurant and food service industry at the Northwest Foodservice Show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oregon Convention Center, 777 N.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. http://www.nwfoodserviceshow.com/

• It’s the last day to get something good to read at the Friends of the Multnomah County Library’s Spring Used Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (50 percent off sale), Lloyd Center DoubleTree Hotel exhibit hall, 1000 N.E. Multnomah St. www.friends-library.org

• Beaverton residents can tell the city what they think about a $1.76 million sidewalk project on Menlo Drive at an open house, 7 to 9 p.m., Beaverton Community Center, 12350 S.W. Fifth St. www.BeavertonOregon.gov



Portland's Latest News

April 24, 2017

Women's health services face federal, state threats

by Peter Wong
Participants in symposium sponsored by Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Clinic hold out hope for some positive changes in Congress and the Oregon Legislature.
April 23, 2017

Morrison Bridge to reopen for Monday morning commute

by Jim Reddem
Lanes will still be restricted as working continues on project to replace deck surface.
April 23, 2017

Events set to honor Holocaust victims

by Jim Redden
They inlcude a tour of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial, candle lighting ceremony, and a reading of names Monday at Director Park.


MULTNOMAH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Joshua Carlson
April 23, 2017

Police arrest three violent crime suspects

by Jim Redden
Joshua Carlson is charged with murdering Valerie Johnson in Southeast Portland.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JOSH KULLA - Stephen Curry enjoys a basket for the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 on Saturday night at Moda Center.
April 23, 2017

Curry heats up, and so do Warriors

by Kerry Eggers
'We had it,' Lillard laments, after Portland's 17-point lead turns into another playoff loss
PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - A vehicle was damaged after a chase with a Washington County Sheriff's sergeant. The driver, a minor, has been arrested and is being held on several charges.
April 22, 2017

Update: Suspected 'tagger' arrested Saturday after chase

by The Times
A Washington County deputy fired shots at the suspect Friday as he fled the Cedar Mills area.
KOIN 6 NEWS - Police are conducting a death investigation at Motel 6 on Southeats Powell Boulevard.
April 21, 2017

Homicide investigation underway in Southeast Portland

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Police following up on stolen-car suspect, who may be related to an incident at the Motel 6 on Powell Boulevard where body was found Friday morning.
PHOTO: KOIN 6  - A girl was hospitalized Friday after being hit by a truck in Beaverton.
April 21, 2017

Bicyclist hospitalized after being hit by truck

by KOIN6
The accident in Beaverton left one girl injured, authorities say.
WILL KEVIN DURANT RETURN FOR GOLDEN STATE?
April 21, 2017

Home cooking the recipe for Blazers

by Kerry Eggers
Game 3 gives Portland a chance to turn things around against Warriors -- but nobody said it will be easy
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Portland Public Schools' headquarters houses its human resources department, which is scheduled to go on trial next week in a racial discrimination lawsuit.
April 20, 2017

Portland Public Schools will go to a jury in racial discrimination case Monday

by Beth Slovic
Two PPS maintenence workers allege they were subjected to a pattern of racial hostility and that PPS's human resources department did little to nothing to address it.
April 20, 2017

Affordable housing bond committee faces challenges

by Jim Redden
Committee appointed to held decide how to spend $258.4 million measure approved by Portland voters last November.
CLACKAMAS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE - Deshaun James Swanger
April 20, 2017

UPDATE: Suspect arrested in arson attack at Denny's Restaurant

by Raymond Rendleman
Attack on a 69-year-old man left him critically injured at the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
PARIS ACHEN/CAPITAL BUREAU - Gov. Kate Brown in her ceremonial office in Salem signs an executive order Feb. 2, 2017, prohibiting state employees from using time or resources to help the federal government enforce immigration law.
April 20, 2017

Governor orders statewide hiring freeze

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
Senate Republican leader Ted Ferrioli had been calling for the freeze.
April 20, 2017

City Club endorses Portland auditor reform ballot measure

by Jim Redden
The 99 percent approval give the civic organization authorization to advocate for the measure on the May 16 special election ballot.
KOIN 6 NEWS - Portland Police Chief Mike Marshman talked to KOIN 6 News on Thursday.
April 20, 2017

Chief Marshman speaks on state of police bureau

by Tim Becker/KOIN 6 News
After being suspended for three weeks, Portland police head talks to KOIN 6 News.
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - From left, Lola Kleiner, Ashley Sheirbon and Maddie Holly are in the midst of a fundraising campaign for Syrian refugees.
April 20, 2017

Lowrie Primary activists raise money for Syrian refugees

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville fifth-graders start a fundraiser for Syrian refugees after spending the better part of the fall and winter researching the crisis
April 20, 2017

Under court order, DHS will restore in-home care services

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
The department has been sued by families of patients with intellectual or developmental disabilities who had services cut by the state.
April 20, 2017

Clackamas board chairman: Resolve Stafford

by Peter Wong
Commissioners conduct second hearing, plan discussion on April 26 and potential action on May 11. Agreement pending with Metro, three cities to shape area's future.
COURTESY BAKER AIRCRAFT; ODFW - After radio-collaring a subadult female of the Chesnimnus pack, an ODFW biologist double-checks the fit of the GPS radio-collar. The wolf was captured Feb. 23 in northern Wallowa County.
April 11, 2017

Report: Oregon's wolf population growth 'weak' in 2016

by Eric Mortenson/Capital Bureau
ODFW doesn't believe the low growth is a trend, offers explanations and emphasizes the count includes only confirmed wolves.
COURTESY OF ODOT - ODOT is seeking hundreds of millions in increased funding, but lacks a plan to oversee the work and combat waste.
April 20, 2017

ODOT lacks staff or plan to oversee work from hoped-for new fees, tax revenue

by Nick Budnick
As Legislature mulls funding package, ODOT doesn't expect to hire needed engineering and oversight staff
April 20, 2017

Multnomah County considers $2 billion proposed budget

by Nick Budnick
Chair's proposed budget includes adds for housing, mental health and kids, cuts for sheriff and education for probationers
TIDINGS PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Teacher Daniel Sloan helps students drill holes for their bird houses.
April 20, 2017

Willamette students save the planet one animal at a time

by Andrew Kilstrom
Wilsonville fourth- and fifth-graders build bee, bird and bat houses to raise money for endangered species
April 20, 2017

Many bills beat deadline and live on in Oregon Legislature

by Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Under legislative rules, most bills not yet passed from one chamber to another are now dead for the session.
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - TERRY STOTTS
April 20, 2017

It's a clunker for Blazers, another win for Warriors

by Kerry Eggers
Portland shoots and plays poorly, trails 2-0 in series heading to Saturday's Game 3
April 20, 2017

County ethics audit: Some won't speak up

by Nick Budnick
Many employees fear retaliation despite clear provisions intended to protect those who compain.

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TIDINGS PHOTO: LESLIE PUGMIRE HOLE - In an appeal to the City Council, residents challenged the planning commission's 4-3 approval vote with four articles of concern.
Apr 20, 2017

Upper Midhill development headed back to West Linn council

by Patrick Malee
The new hearings come after some residents appealed the March 22 West Linn Planning Commission decision to recommend approval of an amended application submitted by the developers
Apr 20, 2017

Sources: State GOP lashes out at anti-Trump protesters

by Redden, Jim
Also, Commissioner Chloe Eudaly is still supported by an important affordable housing advocate and City Council campaign fundraiser is stuck in low gear.
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - John Bartholomew, chairman of Tualatin's team in the nationwide America's Best Communities competition, talks with U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici inside the Mobile Makerspace trailer that is his brainchild.
Apr 19, 2017

Tualatin not among top three finishers in America's Best…

by Mark Miller
The sole finalist from Oregon missed out on a prize of $1-3 million. Winners were chosen from West Virginia, Arizona and Georgia.
Eric Swanson
Apr 19, 2017

Gladstone City Administrator Eric Swanson subject of formal…

by Raymond Rendleman
Swanson says he has done nothing wrong in evicting Sharon Alexander throughout actions 'solely at the direction' of the Gladstone City Council and city attorney
COURTESY PORTLAND BUSINESS ALLIANCE - Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Portland's self-driving vehicle initiaitve at the Portland Business Alliance's April breakfast forum.
Apr 19, 2017

Portland leaders embrace autonomous vehicles

by Jim Redden
Mayor Ted Wheeler and Commission Dan Saltzman direct PBOT to recruit companies to test self-driving cars in town.
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Excess methane gas is flared at the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant, sending carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere. A proposed project would eliminate flaring and convert all the methane into reusable gas.
Apr 19, 2017

Council to consider Portland's largest climate change project…

by Jim Redden
UPDATE: Council unanimously approves $12 million in sewer funds to convert all methane at treatment plant to renewable natural gas.
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - Sections of the roofing on the existing canpoy have been removed in preparation for the expansion.
Apr 19, 2017

Wilsonville Costco gas station expansion approved

by Claire Green
Initial phases of construction underway. No completion timeline available to the public.
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Dylan Hydes, who has practiced law for the past nine years, previously taught middle school social studies in San Jose, California.
Apr 19, 2017

Hydes runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board Position Three

by Andrew Kilstrom
Former middle school social studies teacher runs against Wilsonville's Grady Nelson for school board
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - Grady Nelson currently resides on the school district's Long-Range Planning Committee and served as Boeckman Creek's PTA president in the past.
Apr 19, 2017

Grady Nelson runs for West Linn-Wilsonville School Board…

by Andrew Kilstrom
Retired police officer runs against West Linn's Dylan Hydes for school board
SUMBITTED PHOTO - The PulsePoint Foundation, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, International Association of Firefighters Local 1660 and the automated external defibrillator (AED) manufacturer Philips Healthcare have pooled their years of experience and resources to create the Verified Responder Pilot Program app.
Apr 19, 2017

New PulsePoint app hoping to reduce cardiac arrest deaths

by Claire Green
Pilot program along with AED distribution program gaining traction throughout Willamette Valley
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - Brenchley Estates Homeowners Association President Michael Jason Abernathy (pictured standing) gave several heartfelt speeches during the meeting, asking the City Manager to approve the Residential Parking Zone.
Apr 19, 2017

After months of parking complaints, residential parking zone…

by Claire Green
City manager meets with Brenchley Estates neighborhood residents and nearby apartment dwellers
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: CLAIRE GREEN - On the docket for future parks development is a plot of riverfront land that was previously a mobile home park. Although the land doesnt have a gradual slope for river access,  the location could have river access enabling features built, such as stairs or ramps.
Apr 19, 2017

Wilsonville Parks and Rec looking for direction at Master Plan…

by Claire Green
Dreaming of riverfront recreation? Attend town hall to give input on the future parks and recreation
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: ANDREW KILSTROM - Boones Ferry preschool teacher Cathy Scoggins reads a book to her class Thursday, March 23.
Apr 19, 2017

West Linn-Wilsonville explores benefits of preschool

by Andrew Kilstrom
School district to add preschool at Boeckman Creek and Cedaroak Park next year
Apr 19, 2017

More state campsites in eclipse path snatched up

by Pamplin Media Group
The first total solar eclipse to sweep across Oregon and the Northwest since February 1979 is expected to start shortly after 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21, on the Oregon Coast near Lincoln City and…
Leroy Foos
Apr 19, 2017

Early morning police chase starts in Cornelius

by News-Times
WCSO deputies pursued a Milwaukie suspect into Portland Wednesday after an attempted traffic stop
PARIS ACHEN/CAPITAL BUREAU - Nearly 800 empty chairs on the green of the Oregon Capitol in Salem on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, represent the 762 Oregonians who took their own lives in 2015.
Apr 19, 2017

Nearly 800 empty chairs represent those who took their own lives

by Paris Achen/Capital Bureau
The event on the green of the Oregon Capitol Wednesday, April 19, 2017, was part of a suicide prevention event.
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jason Townsend lives in a tent off the I-205 Multi-Use Path in Lents. He moved to Portland from Detroit, Michigan, about a year ago and often injects drugs, but says he will take his needles to an exchange.
Apr 18, 2017

Spike in discarded syringes littering Portland

by Lyndsey Hewitt
Increase in drug use, homelessness fuels piles of dirty needles.
Apr 18, 2017

Portland minority-led bureaus cut in half

by Beth Slovic
The sudden exit of Paul Scarlett and Amalia Alarcón de Morris under Commissioner Chloe Eudaly leaves white men and women in charge of 19 out of 21 remaining bureaus.
FILE PHOTO - Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis gives his 2017 State of the City address.
Apr 18, 2017

A pair of mayors

by Christopher Keizur
Friendship promises strong communication between Gresham, Portland with homelessness biggest issue facing region.
SUBMITTED PHOTO: KOIN 6 NEWS - Aaliyah Salgado, who is now in hospice, told her mom Yesenia that if she couldn't open a bakery 'here, 'Im going to do it in heaven. I'm going to have a bakery here or in heaven.'
Apr 18, 2017

Aaliyah's 'Sweet Angels' dream will come true

by KOIN 6 NEWS
On April 24, Kyra's Bake Shop in Lake Oswego will help a young cancer patient open the bakery she always hoped she'd own one day
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Larry Morgan looks out onto the White House lawn during a trip to Washington, D.C. in March.
Apr 18, 2017

Young, Black and Outspoken

by Zane Sparling
Larry Morgan: Troutdale's first African American city councilor saw hardships, tragedy in youth
TRIBUNE PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Dan Meek, left, and Jason Kafoury, pushed the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners to defend in court a campaign finance reform measure overwhelmingly approved by voters last November.
Apr 14, 2017

Multnomah commissioners flip after backlash on campaign finance…

by Nick Budnick
County will defend voter-approved contribution limits after all, instead of standing on sidelines.
Apr 18, 2017

Two people hurt in NE Portland robbery

by Pamplin Media Group
Police searching for two East African men who shot at and beat victims.
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO - Oregon's unemployment rate hit a 41-year low in March, dropping to 3.8 percent from 4 percent in Febrary.
Apr 18, 2017

March unemployment rate drops to 41-year low

by Pamplin Media Group
Three industries - professional and business services, government and manufacturing - added at least 1,000 jobs last month.
TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO: GEROME WRIGHT - STOTTS
Apr 18, 2017

Durant down (maybe) -- Warriors, too?

by Kerry Eggers
KERRY EGGERS ON SPORTS/Portland's plan is to push tempo, even series