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Portland liquor store owners ask state for help curbing rise in robberies, thefts

According to the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission, shoplifting claims are up more than 450% since 2018. PORTLAND, Ore. — Hollywood Beverage off Northeast...

‘I was dying’: 26-year-old woman describes being homeless and addicted to drugs before finally getting treatment

Getting clean in Portland isn’t easy, seeing as there are only two large-scale detox centers accepting walk-ins on a daily basis. Both can't keep up...

PBOT faces backlash from neighbors over removing a traffic circle and tree

Ostensibly, the city and neighbors along Northeast 7th have the same goal of reducing car traffic along the residential street. They just don't agree on...

Longtime Portland business says it's losing customers due to large homeless camp

The Impact Reduction Team has assessed this property seven times over the past 60 days. Each time it’s scored well above the matrix needed for...

‘It’s dehumanizing’: Hillsboro low-income tenants face rent increase

The highest rent can be increased in Oregon this year is by 9.9%, according to the state’s Office of Economic Analysis. Some are facing a...

New tiny-home village in NE Portland offers low-barrier housing for homeless people

The micro-village is on private church property which the nonprofit WeShine leases for $1,200 a month. PORTLAND, Ore. — Construction crews recently put the...

‘It’s prehistoric over here’: Planned power outages last longer than expected in parts of Northwest Portland

Oregon utility companies cut power for thousands on Friday due to the threat of high winds and extreme wildfire conditions. PORTLAND, Ore — Houses...

‘Make it clear for us’: Portland college student among group with disabilities suing city over tents on sidewalks

The 10 plaintiffs argue the city is in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the federal Rehabilitation Act. PORTLAND, Ore. — A...

Homeless race to move out of Longview, Wash. encampment after city declares public health emergency

The city of Longview says it does not consider homelessness a crime, so they are letting campers move to an adjacent city-owned parking lot. ...

‘I’m keeping my tent here’: Homeless tent stands in protest of the city’s new ban on camping near schools

Two weeks ago, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced an emergency declaration to ban camping near school campuses and along school walking routes. PORTLAND, Ore....

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