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Multnomah County commissioners approve record investment in homeless services from $3.32 billion budget

The community is expected to start seeing the impacts of this new budget as soon as next month, the start of the 2023 fiscal year....

‘It’s just perfect for me’: Tiny homes in Clark County helping people get off the streets

Fruit Valley Terrace provides transitional housing to about 40 people who were formerly experiencing homelessness. VANCOUVER, Wash. — The rumbling of passing cargo trains...

‘I’m packing’: Clark County residents buying guns, worried deputies won’t show up in an emergency amid staffing shortage

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has the lowest law enforcement to citizen ratio in the country. PORTLAND, Ore. — A severe staffing shortage at...

Portland’s first Safe Rest Village opens next week, and some neighbors are concerned

The village is scheduled to open in Southwest Portland's Multnomah Village by the end of next week. PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland’s first Safe Rest...

A new program meant to help the homeless launches on Portland’s streetcars

The program started in January and only has enough federal funding to last the rest of the year. PORTLAND, Ore. — A new program...

‘Tried the best I could’: Retired Portland Police officer tries to save a woman’s life after car crash

A three-car crash closed parts of Northwest Yeon Ave for several hours Friday night, continuing a string of deadly crashes in Portland this year. ...

‘I’m scared for my life’: Dozens of Northwest Portland businesses facing theft, vandalism, break-ins on a weekly basis

Thirty businesses along NW 23rd Avenue formed their own safety group, since they aren't getting help from police. Police say they are too short-staffed to...

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