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Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Art:

Northeast Oregon fire grows rapidly, prompting Emergency Conflagration Act

Burning in the Wallowa National Forest, the wildfire has grown to approximately 23,650 acres as of Saturday night. Evacuations are in place. → Read More

Beaverton awarded $2 million federal grant to improve road safety

The City of Beaverton received a federal grant for a planned project to improve downtown sidewalks, bike lanes, bus stops and intersections. → Read More

Reser Stadium rebuild project in full swing

The $161 million project to rebuild the west side of the stadium is in full effect and slated for completion in 2023. → Read More

Portland woman finishes 25-mile marathon swim down the Willamette River

Angie Williamson dedicated the 14-hour marathon swim Saturday to promoting safe and clean river access for all Portlanders. → Read More

Seattle-to-Portland bike ride returns after two-year pandemic hiatus

Nearly 6,000 cyclists were registered for the 206-mile STP ride; most riders take all weekend, but some finished on Saturday → Read More

Wyden pushes for support for semiconductor makers

Senator Ron Wyden is one of the driving forces behind the Chips for America act, a $52 billion package of incentives and subsidies for semiconductor manufacturers → Read More

Community rallies behind beloved youth basketball coach after heart attack

A Gofundme to raise money for the medical costs of Earl Chaney has raised more than $20,000 → Read More

Hundreds mourn slain Portland State student

The PSU campus hosted a celebration of life Saturday to remember Amara Marluke, who was shot and killed early Monday morning. → Read More

Downtown Portland restaurant owners say the comeback is underway

Near Southwest Second and Pine, eatery owners report foot traffic is picking up and they're serving more food. → Read More

Vancouver is facing a homeless crisis

In Jan. 2020 there were estimated to be more than 900 homeless people in Clark County. Even with a new safe stay housing area opened, hundreds are still homeless. → Read More

'Fall in Love with Lents' festival highlights positive side of the neighborhood

Organizers hoped to bring something positive to the Southeast Portland neighborhood with a community cleanup and art fair. → Read More

Portland police add officers to streets this weekend after latest wave of shootings

There have been nearly 100 shootings in Portland so far this month. → Read More

Local group looks for ways to help survivors in Tonga

Relief supplies from several countries are making it to Tonga, and Portlanders are doing their part. → Read More

Hillsboro pharmacy reopens in temporary location after devastating fire

Hillsboro Pharmacy and Fountain has relocated about a block away from its old East Main Street location; they plan to return and rebuild. → Read More

Key Trail Blazers players, coaches out due to NBA COVID protocols

Trail Blazers have lost three games in a row with an undermanned and undersized team → Read More

Warming shelters provide relief for people dealing with the cold

Portland Commissioner Dan Ryan said more volunteers are needed to staff the winter warming shelters. → Read More

Incoming severe winter weather prompts state of emergency in Portland, Multnomah County

The state of emergency starts on Christmas Eve and runs through January 3rd. → Read More

Restaurants push for more federal relief as omicron variant spreads

Bars and restaurants said they've seen business dip through the holiday season. They believe it's because of concerns over the omicron variant of COVID-19. → Read More

Community organization wants to bring life back to the Albina Arts Center

A Portland community group wants to reopen the Albina Arts Center, which has been closed for years. → Read More

Portland restauranteurs welcome Santacon as COVID worries persist

Restaurant owners said the return of the annual event helps, but COVID-19 is still significantly impacting their revenues. → Read More