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Blind chef teaches her skills and love of cooking to others with visual impairments

Chef Debra Erickson launched 'The Blind Kitchen' to make space for cooks and bakers with vision loss. She hopes it becomes a community of...

Oregon Sen. Brian Boquist no longer has to warn lawmakers of his arrival, panel decides

Since July 2019, Sen. Brian Boquist has been required to give 12 hours notice before coming to the Oregon State Capitol. SALEM, Ore....

I-84 sees closures in Eastern Oregon due to winter weather, crashes

As of 8:30 p.m. Monday night, all closed portions of I-84 had been reopened by ODOT. Slowdowns remained on snowbound stretches of roadway. ...

Portland city council expected to vote on how to pay for mayor's homeless plan

Mayor Ted Wheeler's plan involves creating six large-scale sanctioned campsites and banning camping elsewhere. A council vote on funding is planned for Nov. 30....

Congresswoman Bonamici introduces $250 million bill to address public defender shortage

Oregon faces a particularly severe shortage of public defenders. The American Bar Association found the state is 1,300 defenders short of what it needs....

Portland nonprofits that serve homeless people are desperate for winter coat donations

Blanchet House, Rose Haven and the Union Gospel Mission all have need of coats this year and have seen donations slow down. PORTLAND,...

Will Salt & Straw Leave Portland?

Leadership at Portland’s most famous ice cream shop is considering moving its headquarters out of town. Kim Malek, the co-founder of ice cream company...

Parts of Portland metro wake to light dusting of snow. More could be on the way

Snow levels will hold around sea level on Thursday, bringing the chance for a dusting of snow in lower elevations of the Willamette Valley...

Mt. Hood Meadows anticipates limited opening Tuesday after fresh snow

The ski area said it had received about 5 inches of new snow as of Sunday afternoon, with much more expected in the next...

Portland stores navigate changing shopping habits for Cyber Monday

While in-person shopping has increased following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, store owners are still reacting to the increased dependence on online shopping....

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