Portland weather: week ends on a wet note

Oregonian file photo Prepare for another soggy day in the Portland area Friday, says the National Weather Service. A flood watch is in effect for northwest Oregon and southwest Washington until 10 p.m. tonight. The weather service says rainfall totals for the coast, coast range, Cascades and Cascade foothills will range from 3 inches to 8 inches. Rainfall totals for inland valleys will range from 1 inch to 3 inches….

Portland activist sues Commissioner Chloe Eudaly over social media posts

An outspoken activist and City Hall regular has sued Commissioner Chloe Eudaly, asserting the Portland official refuses to release what should be public documents. Mimi German claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court that Eudaly is violating German’s First and 14th Amendment rights. German’s complaints about Eudaly started earlier this year when German began disrupting City Council meetings. She rallied dozens of people under the banner of advocating…

Portland OR Establishments That Provide A Unique Dining Experience

Oregon’s largest city ranks #26 when it comes to the US cities with the biggest populations. Portland’s Aerial Tram is really cool, and the city features all kinds of great places of interest. When it comes to restaurants, there are some unique establishments. Let’s look at three out of the 3500+ restaurants that would make for a great visit. Salty’s on the Columbia River is located at 3839 NE Marine…

Portland Metro Thursday Traffic: New Oregon crash reporting law goes into effect Jan. 1

A new Oregon law will increase the dollar amount of damage required to report a crash as of Jan. 1 2018.( As of the first of the new year, drivers will only need to report crashes where the damage to one or more vehicles (or to property) exceeds $2,500. The old dollar amount, in place since 2004, was $1,500. According to a recent release from the Oregon Department of Motor…

WA Portland OR Zone Forecast

WA Portland OR Zone Forecast for Thursday, December 7, 2017 _____ 526 FPUS56 KPQR 080518 ZFPPQR Zone Forecasts for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington National Weather Service Portland OR 918 PM PST Thu Dec 7 2017 Spot Temperatures are for Tonight, Friday, Friday Night, Saturday, Saturday Night, and Sunday. WAZ021-081230- South Washington Coast- Including the cities of Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment 918 PM PST…

Shabazz Napier Might Buck the Trend of Backup Point Guards in Portland

The Portland Trail Blazers’ biggest strength is their guard play. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum — a two-time All-Star and a Most Improved Player, respectively — demand many of the backcourt minutes. When one sits, the other slides in as the clear-cut No. 1 guy. Given this, Portland backups always find their ceilings capped. Shabazz Napier joins a long line of recent No. 3 or No. 4 point guards, many…