‘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 along Red Cedar Court in Portland’s West Hills were dark Sunday morning. The families living there are just some of the hundred Oregonians who woke up Sunday morning without power after planned outages from Portland General Electric and Pacific Power.

The utility companies cut power for thousands in western Oregon on Friday due to the threat of high winds and extreme wildfire conditions. By Sunday morning, Pacific Power had said that power was restored through its service areas, with PGE saying that it

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