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About 100 people evacuate due to gas leak in Vancouver neighborhood

PORTLAND, Ore. — About 100 people evacuated their homes in East Vancouver Thursday night after a large natural gas leak in a neighborhood, the...

Portland City Council greenlights $25K hiring bonuses for lateral police officers

The council authorized $500,000 to fund the lateral bonuses as well as smaller hiring bonuses for new unarmed community safety specialists. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

Here are the Fourth of July celebrations happening around Oregon, SW Washington

Whether it's a fireworks display, parade, silent disco or a laser light show, there are lots of options this holiday weekend. PORTLAND, Ore. —...

1 person dies in small plane crash at Pearson Field in Vancouver

Vancouver police confirmed the fatality. VANCOUVER, Wash. — One person died when a small plane crashed at Pearson Field in Vancouver on Tuesday morning,...

Sunday traffic crashes in Clark, Clackamas and Marion counties leave two dead, two critically injured

A Sunday afternoon crash injured two pedestrians in Clark County, and two Sunday evening crashes left a pedestrian dead in Salem and a driver dead...

Man presumably drowned in Columbia River while trying to save swimmer

The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office said the man jumped into the water to help a woman who was struggling to swim. The woman was able...

Man arrested for brutal unprovoked attack in downtown Portland

The suspect is accused of assaulting two men in their 80s near Southwest 5th Avenue and Hall Street. One of the men was critically injured....

Thousands gather in downtown Portland to protest the overturning of Roe

Marches and rallies in support of abortion rights began Friday afternoon at multiple downtown locations and continued into the evening. PORTLAND, Ore. — Thousands...

Oregon lawmakers react to Supreme Court ruling on Roe. v. Wade

Lawmakers around the state have released statements to the Supreme Court's decision on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wave. PORTLAND, Ore. — Oregon lawmakers...

Multnomah County prepares for summer heat, expands cooling centers

The county's emergency plan focuses on early outreach and helping those most vulnerable to the heat. MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — Multnomah County is working...

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