End of the line for city-funded transit passes for Portland Public Schools? Yes, please: Editorial Agenda 2017

(Mark Graves/Staff) It seems odd to praise Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler for wanting to slash the city’s contribution to a program that provides transit passes free to Portland Public Schools high schoolers. While Wheeler reluctantly agreed to include money for the passes in his proposed budget for the coming year, he’s unwilling to commit to funding in the future. Considering how thousands of students rely on those TriMet passes for…

Portland Public Schools’ lone finalist for superintendent falls through

Donyall Dickey, photographed in Atlanta, during a Portland school board scouting trip, won’t become Portland’s next superintendent after all. (Phil Skinner / Special to The Oregonian/OregonLive) The lone finalist to become superintendent of Oregon’s largest school district, Atlanta’s Donyall Dickey, will not assume the job, putting the district in the difficult position of potentially lacking a leader for next school year. Portland Public Schools board, in a written statement, said…

Portland, OR 60 Second Forecast

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Portland woman accused of attempting to traffic 3-year-old for sex to remain in custody

U.S. Magistrate Judge John V. Acosta ordered Kelsey C. Wheeler, 27, to remain in custody on a charge of sex trafficking a child, pending her trial. Her defense lawyer had proposed releasing her to a motel room pending trial. (Dave Killen|Staff) A lawyer for Kelsey Wheeler, a Portland woman accused of attempting to offer her 3-year-old child for a paid sexual encounter, urged a judge Thursday to release Wheeler to…

Features Of The Best Apartments In Portland Oregon

The best types of apartments to rent in Portland Oregon are those that have plenty of communal facilities. When you live in a large building with multiple single units, for a monthly service fee, you can gain access to great communal amenities within the building. Such amenities often include laundry facilities, gardens, gyms, swimming pools, internet cafes, 24/7 CCTV monitoring and more. If you plan to rent or buy an…

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How To Choose Between Two Perfect Portland Apartments

So many articles focus on how hard it is to find Portland apartments for the taking and that you may not have the apartment of your dreams due to the fact that so few units are available. Of course, there are certain circumstances where the stars may align for you and you have two apartments to choose from. It can be a daunting task to make the final call when…

Business Owner Shoots, Kills Man After Confrontation

Business Owner Shoots, Kills Man After Confrontation

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 32-year-old homeless man died Monday after being shot by a business owner who said the man confronted him and his wife, police said.

Investigators said Jason G. Peterson walked into Golden Key Insurance Agency on SE Foster Road near 82nd Avenue and confronted Charlie W. Chan and his wife about property he left outside that had gone missing, Portland Police Bureau said.

Looking for the best Portland apartments

Looking for the best Portland apartments

Finding the best and most suitable as well as beautiful areas for apartment rental in Portland can be amazing. With Portland being a major city in Oregon, there is so much that the city has for everyone no matter the kind of life you want to live or the lifestyle you have. Looking for the finest areas to rent apartments need lots of though and consideration. There are so many amazing apartment areas where you can select or decide to rent apartments in Portland.[….]

Portland apartments in Oregon for you

Portland Apartments in Oregon for You

People decide to move from their current place of living to different places for various reasons. No matter what your reason is, it is only normal that you take seriously where you stay during your move. If you are in need of apartments in Portland, it is only normal that you search for one. If you are in search for an apartment in Portland, Oregon then you need not be worried because there are lots of apartment communities available in the various areas in Portland to choose or make your choice from.[….]