PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Three weeks after Oregon’s third-largest county learned that a majority of their ballots had blurry barcodes and were unreadable by vote-counting machines, state officials have yet to receive a written plan detailing how the county will complete the tally by June 13, the deadline to certify election results.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wedged into a recliner in the corner of her assisted living apartment in Portland, Skylar Freimann, who has a terminal heart condition and pulmonary illness, anxiously eyed her newly arrived hospital bed on a recent day and worried over how she would maintain independence as she further loses mobility.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Nonprofits and community organizations want the state to begin coordinating services for asylum seekers after Maine's largest city announced this month that it could no longer guarantee housing.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Daniel Gazdag scored in the opening minutes and the Philadelphia Union went on to defeat the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Sunday night.
Sergio Santos also scored for the Union (6-1-6), who came in with a streak of five straight draws.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The fate of University of Maine Chancellor Dannel Malloy is on the agenda as trustees meet over the next two days in Portland.
Malloy was hired in Maine three years ago after serving two terms as governor of Connecticut.
Philadelphia Union (5-1-6, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (3-4-6, seventh in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland +139, Philadelphia +189, Draw +241; over/under is 2.5 goals
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — State Rep. Andrea Salinas has won the Democratic primary in Oregon's new 6th U.S. House district.
Salinas, who has maintained her lead as more ballots have been counted from Tuesday's primary, would be Oregon’s first Hispanic congresswoman if elected in November.
VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Nine kids escaped from a smashed SUV that sped over a curb, rolled down a 50-foot (15-meter) embankment and stopped at the edge of a creek under Interstate 5 Thursday afternoon near Vancouver, Washington, the Clark County Sheriff's Office said.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge sentenced an Oregon man to five years in prison Thursday for brandishing a knife on an Amtrak train passing through Wisconsin.
U.S. District Judge William Conley sentenced 32-year-old Timothy Thomas of Portland on Thursday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gubernatorial elections in Oregon usually result in victories for the Democrats, but this November's contest is setting up to be a competitive and contentious three-way race.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The fate of seven-term incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader hung in the balance Wednesday as elections officials in Oregon's third-largest county scrambled to tally tens of thousands of ballots with blurry barcodes that were being rejected by vote-counting machines.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Voters in Multnomah County, home to Portland, Oregon, have elected a female sheriff for the first time in history.
Current Undersheriff Nicole Morrisey O’Donnell, a 26-year veteran of the agency, handily won the top job with two-thirds of the vote and will replace Sheriff Mike Reese on Jan.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Corrections workers in Maine thwarted an attempt by an inmate to escape from custody through bathroom ceiling tiles when he was at a hospital.
The Cumberland County Sheriff's Office said the inmate tried to climb through the ceiling tiles at Maine Medical Center in Portland on Tuesday morning.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Former Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek on Tuesday won the Democratic gubernatorial primary, beating state Treasurer Tobias Read in a victory for the party’s progressive wing.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A challenger from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party was leading late Tuesday in a closely watched Oregon race against a moderate incumbent, while a cryptocurrency billionaire-backed political newcomer conceded to a longtime state lawmaker in one of the nation's most expensive Democratic congressional primaries.
Portland Timbers (3-3-6, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (2-5-4, 11th in the Western Conference)
San Jose, California; Wednesday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: San Jose +106, Portland +236, Draw +260; over/under is 2.5 goals
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Oregon who have gone without legal representation for long periods of time amid a critical shortage of public defense attorneys filed a lawsuit Monday that alleges the state violated their constitutional right to legal counsel and a speedy trial.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A longtime Penn State University administrator has been tapped to lead the University of Southern Maine, officials said Monday.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Edmondson was described as a first-generation college student, accomplished College of Education administrator and, since 2017, chancellor of the Greater Allegheny campus.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastian Blanco and Nathan Fogaca each scored twice in the second half and the Portland Timbers routed Sporting Kansas City 7-2 in a wild match Saturday night.
Bill Tuiloma, Marvin Loria and Santiago Moreno also scored to help the Timbers (3-3-6) snap a four-match winless streak.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Growing discontent over homelessness and crime in Portland is driving interest in a pair of Oregon congressional primaries, one featuring a vulnerable incumbent endorsed by President Joe Biden and the other involving a candidate bankrolled by cryptocurrency.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It’s been 35 years since there was a GOP governor in Oregon, but political experts say this year the party has a rare opportunity to possibly win the state’s highest elected position.
Sporting Kansas City (2-6-3, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (2-3-6, eighth in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland +102, Sporting Kansas City +263, Draw +247; over/under is 2.5 goals
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Multnomah County health officials in Portland, Oregon, are asking people to wear masks indoors until new COVID-19 counts and hospitalizations start to decline.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland man affiliated with two Portland street gangs has been sentenced to federal prison for robbing a Eugene marijuana store, federal officials said.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office — District of Oregon said Timothy Gaines, 30, was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison and five years of supervised release.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has signed another emergency order in an effort to clean up Portland.
The fourth declaration Wheeler has issued to address homelessness and livability issues goes into effect Wednesday, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury has ruled that a Marion County deputy was justified in the April 25 fatal shooting of a Portland man who shot a police officer after the man barricaded himself in a van at a truck stop in Aurora.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland, Oregon, has settled with a group of people who sued over the way the city conducts homeless sweeps.
The class-action lawsuit, filed last year, alleged city contractors were illegally discarding the personal belongings of people living outdoors while dispersing homeless encampments, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Pixelworks Inc. (PXLW) on Tuesday reported a loss of $4.6 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Portland, Oregon-based company said it had a loss of 9 cents.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Joe Cronin has been named the Portland Trail Blazers' general manager after serving in the interim role since December.
Cronin became interim GM after Neil Olshey was fired following an investigation into allegations of a toxic workplace environment.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Some Maine school districts are returning to mandatory mask usage as COVID-19 case counts in the state rise.
Bangor schools returned to a universal mask requirement on Monday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mt. Hood Skibowl in Oregon will keep cyclists off its forested trails this summer after losing a lawsuit from a man who said he slammed into a signpost and was paralyzed from the waist down.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the oldest fishing industries in the U.S. sank to a new low in catch last year, signaling that efforts to rebuild the fishery still have a long way to go.
New England fishermen have caught Atlantic cod for centuries, but catch has dwindled over the last decade due to overfishing, restrictive fishing quotas and environmental changes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Housing and Urban Development is doubling the size of its eviction protection program, designed to fund legal assistance for tenants seeking to stay in their homes.
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Two people were killed by an Amtrak train Sunday in the southern Maine town of Biddeford, police there confirmed.
An Amtrak spokesperson said the two people were trespassing on the tracks at around 11 a.m.
BROOKS, Maine (AP) — A juvenile was charged in the fatal shooting of a man in his home in Brooks, state police said Friday.
The Waldo County Sheriff's Department responded to a disturbance and discovered the shooting victim Friday morning.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Months ahead of Oregon's Democratic primary, many believed the race was former House Speaker Tina Kotek's to lose.
The progressive's political resume, leadership experience and support from colleagues had the Portland lawmaker in an enviable position.
CLACKAMAS, Ore. (AP) — Defective barcodes on an unknown number of primary election ballots in a Portland, Oregon, suburban county will likely delay election results on May 17, election officials said.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest city says it can no longer guarantee housing for asylum-seeking families.
The city of Portland informed organizations that work with asylum seekers and federal agencies that there's no more room.
Portland Timbers (2-3-5, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. New York Red Bulls (5-2-2, second in the Eastern Conference)
Harrison, New Jersey; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: New York -213, Portland +571, Draw +336; over/under is 2.5 goals
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ Covetrus Inc. (CVET) on Thursday reported a loss of $2 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Portland, Maine-based company said it had a loss of 2 cents.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — As summer approaches forecasters say Central Oregon has the highest fire risk of anywhere in the state.
Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the latest fire season outlook, released this week by the National Interagency Fire Center, shows above-normal fire risk running down the middle of Oregon from the Columbia River to the California border for the month of May.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Investigators located the remains of a Maine woman reported missing by her family almost three years ago.
Police said Wednesday the remains of Cathy Pride were recovered on April 5 in a wooded, industrial area in Bangor.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Northwest Natural Holding Company (NWN) on Wednesday reported profit of $56.2 million in its first quarter.
The Portland, Oregon-based company said it had net income of $1.80 per share.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As homicides in Portland, Oregon, continue to increase and with resources stretched “very thin", Police Chief Chuck Lovell announced Tuesday he is shifting detectives from other divisions to help investigate recent killings.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The trial of a self-published romance writer accused of fatally shooting her chef husband has resumed after a pause due to a positive COVID-19 test in the courtroom.
Nancy Crampton Brophy was arrested in 2018 and faces a murder charge in the death of 63-year-old Daniel Brophy.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State Police say they arrested a 30-year-old Winnetka, California, man who led them on a wild chase in a stolen ambulance.
Troopers responded to a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 5 near Portland on Friday night, KPTV reported.
SEATTLE (AP) — Private electric utilities in the Pacific Northwest are planning tens of millions of dollars in upgrades to reduce the risk that their power lines could spark wildfires during extreme weather.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The driver of a stolen van crashed and injured two pedestrians in Portland on Friday, police said.
The Portland Police Bureau told KOIN 6 News reports that someone was driving the van in southeast part of the city shortly after 5 p.m.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland, Oregon, Mayor Ted Wheeler is planning to propose spending $3.9 million to add 28 unarmed public safety specialists to the Police Bureau.
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Makers of board games are seeking the smarty seal of approval at a round-the-clock event this weekend.
The 2022 American Mensa Mind Games are underway at hotel in South Portland, Maine, where hundreds of intellectually gifted individuals are getting a crack at new board games during a three-day event.