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Report on Measure 110 shows more than 60,000 people struggling with addiction were helped

In a preliminary report, The Oregon Health Authority found more than 60,000 Oregonians struggling with addiction were helped through Measure 110. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

'I have purpose now': Formerly homeless men start handyman business in Portland

The builders hope to grow their business to a point where they can hire people transitioning out of homelessness and work on affordable housing. ...

Large homeless camp in Longview is now a tiny home village

The goal of the village is to move homeless people into permanent housing within 90 days. LONGVIEW, Wash. — For more than three years,...

‘It’s about the small things:’ Eugene high school students build tiny homes for the homeless

The goal of the project is to build 30 of the 8x16-foot transitional housing units before the end of the school term. EUGENE, Ore....

Car stolen from Southeast Portland woman’s driveway, later spotted at nearby homeless camp

Portland police warn people not to retrieve their stolen vehicles from homeless camps and to call them instead. PORTLAND, Ore. — A new car...

‘I feel on display:’ Some homeless people in Clark County say they feel overwhelmed by Point in Time count

Clark County's count happens one day every year in January. A separate bi-annual count of the Portland tri-county area's homeless population is also underway. ...

‘If we don't get out, we're going to die': People battling addiction in The Dalles beg for more resources

Recently, a nonprofit in The Dalles expanded its work to help people struggling with addiction, thanks to funding from Measure 110. But barriers to help...

Seaside homeless camp forced to relocate as king tide approaches

Camp residents were being urged to move amid concerns about flooding as a predicted round of king tides begins Friday. SEASIDE, Ore. — King...

‘Smells like rotten eggs:’ 40-foot-long whale washes up on the Oregon coast

A dead sperm whale washed up onto the beach right next to the Peter Iredale Shipwreck along the northern coast of Oregon. WARRENTON, Ore....

‘I was paralyzed:’ Homeless people protect Portland man from attack

PORTLAND, Ore. — Four windswept tents lined the corner of Southwest 14th Avenue and Salmon Street Sunday morning. It’s a busy intersection with nothing...

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