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Oregon raising minimum wage statewide on July 1

These step increases were set by state lawmakers in 2016. In 2023, minimum wages will be adjusted for inflation. OREGON, USA — On July...

TriMet to reduce service levels this fall due to ongoing operator shortage

A spokesperson for TriMet explained the agency hopes to provide better bus service and increase reliability by temporarily cutting down on 10 routes. PORTLAND,...

PPB: Suspected Ross shoplifter nearly hits pedestrians while attempting getaway in stolen car, crashes into vacant storefront

Video captured by employees at a nearby store shows a man driving up onto the sidewalk and into the building, before running from the stolen...

Thieves steal van, important equipment from Portland wildland firefighter

Jason Starkey had just gotten back from Arizona and New Mexico, where he'd been fighting fires, when his car was stolen out of his parking...

'This is definitely not the way to deal with it': Planters installed and soon removed from Laurelhurst neighborhood

Several people spent last Saturday installing planters between the road and sidewalk on SE 37th Avenue near Laurelhurst Park, but they were removed within a...

Amid misprinted ballot fiasco, Clackamas County reported incorrect unofficial election results to state

The errors have since been corrected. State officials stressed the unofficial online results are separate from the official results used to certify the election. ...

'A lot of people don't even know they have a taillight out' | Portland nonprofit changes burned-out car lightbulbs for free

The founder of CNB-Seen said his mission is to keep drivers safe out on the roads while also reducing unnecessary traffic stops. PORTLAND, Ore....

Portland State University commemorates 52-year anniversary of May 11 strike

Alumni and faculty unveiled a plaque on campus, where peaceful protesters clashed with riot police on May 11, 1970. PORTLAND, Ore. — 52 years...

'Just ask' | OHSU pharmacist says antiviral COVID-19 treatments, therapeutics are widely available to people with symptoms

Early on in pandemic, only hospitalized patients were able to get COVID-19 treatments. Now, health care experts urge everyone to ask their provider if they...

NW Natural requesting 11% rate hike

The utility's customers are in for bigger bills come November 1, but advocates for residential customers are calling the proposed rate hike into question. ...

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