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Recent articles by Zane:

Portland Clean Energy Fund plans to give out 15,000 cooling units

The city's eco-energy fund is planning on pooling its piles of cash to keep Portlanders cool. → Read More

Suit: Student sexually abused in Reynolds High parking lot

The Reynolds School District failed to protect a student who was sexually abused multiple times in a high school parking lot, a new lawsuit claims. → Read More

Jail deputy charged with stealing COVID-19 vaccination cards

A Multnomah County jailer has been charged with pilfering several genuine COVID-19 vaccination record cards. → Read More

Small crowd of city, county workers protest vaccine mandate

A handful of people working for the city of Portland or Multnomah County gathered for a downtown rally on Saturday. → Read More

Portland school Catlin Gabel fires educator accused of sexual abuse

An elite Portland prep school racked by a misconduct scandal has fired another employee accused of sexually abusing a student. → Read More

Hardesty: Barrels to calm Portland high-speed shootings

City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty has ordered the Portland Bureau of Transportation to install the barrels in the Mt. Scott-Arleta neighborhood. → Read More

Portland Clean Energy Fund offers up $60M for climate grants

The city’s surcharge on large retailers has collected more cash than it can spend, with at least $100 million in the bank at present. → Read More

Understaffed FedEx hub in Troutdale slows Portland packages

The company says staffing is 65% below normal at the shipping warehouse, and customers are starting to notice the delay. → Read More

Tigard displays Black Lives Matter, Pride at Newberg match

The Tigard Tigers shared a message of inclusivity following weeks of controversy in Newberg schools. → Read More

Poll: 66% of Oregonians predict unstoppable climate change

The Oregon Values and Beliefs Center surveyed state residents' perceptions on the Earth's changing climate. → Read More

Experts: Gun violence ‘escalating’ Proud Boys, antifa brawls

They're not LARPing anymore. → Read More

Oregon State falls to Purdue in 2021 opener

Jack Plummer threw two late touchdown passes and Purdue's revamped defense made sure it was enough to help Purdue snap a four-game losing streak with a 30-21 victory over Oregon State. → Read More

Man, 51, shot to death in Beaverton road rage

A road rage incident in Beaverton left one man dead and a very active investigation underway. → Read More

Portland Proud Boy ‘Tiny’ Toese shot at Washington protest

A leader of the Portland Proud Boys was shot in the foot during an anti-COVID protest in Olympia, Washington, social media reports show. → Read More

3 wounded by gunfire at NW Portland restaurant

Three people were wounded by gunfire in a Northwest Portland restaurant around 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon, KOIN 6 News confirmed. → Read More

Brown’s keeper lifts No. 11 Oregon over Fresno State

Anthony Brown scored on a 30-yard quarterback keeper with 2:57 left and the No. 11 Oregon Ducks overcame a wobbly season opener with a 31-24 victory over Fresno State on Saturday. → Read More

D.A. drops 12 use-of-force cases against Portland cops

Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt has shut the book on 12 use of force investigations against Portland Police Bureau officers responding to protests. → Read More

Jessica Vega Pederson to run for Multnomah County chair

Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson is the first out of the gate in the race to become the chief executive of Oregon's most populous county. → Read More

Hardesty OKs $250K to make Portland ‘Slow Streets’ permanent

A pandemic-inspired program designed to keep harried drivers off neighborhood streets will be sticking around for the long haul. → Read More

Simple blood test can tell whether patients will suffer from ‘long COVID,’ study finds

A simple blood test for long COVID is on the horizon. → Read More