PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The first civil suit alleging Portland police used excessive violence against a 2020 racial justice demonstrator opened Tuesday before a jury in Multnomah County Circuit Court.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A renewable energy plant in Oregon that combines solar power, wind power and massive batteries to store the energy generated there officially opened Wednesday as the first utility-scale plant of its kind in North America.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland City Council candidate has formally asked elections officials to waive a $77,000 fine, arguing that a deeply discounted downtown office space he received from a wealthy backer doesn’t go against the city’s campaign finance rules.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Congressional candidates in a hotly contested Maine race snipped at each other on Tuesday about a contribution from the leader of a conservation group that has discouraged consumers from buying lobster.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Trail Blazers' new starting duo of Damian Lillard and Anfernee Simons has been years in the making.
Even though Portland had a long-established backcourt with Lillard and CJ McCollum, behind the scenes Lillard helped guide Simons' development.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man was killed in a shooting outside a hotel in Portland early Sunday, police said.
No arrests were immediately made in the shooting, which was reported at around 3:30 a.m.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two ships that have been abandoned in the Columbia river for years are being removed and the U.S. Coast Guard is working with state agencies to clean up the fuel and oil that leaked from the vessels.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — To help combat a growing gun violence problem, the mayor of Portland, Oregon, is launching a system proponents say can track the location of gunshots using hidden microphones.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine is ready to fund tuition for some religious school students for the first time since a Supreme Court ruling in June ordered the state to treat those schools the same as other private schools regarding tuition reimbursement.
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A judge in Oregon’s Washington County has ruled against the county’s 2021 ban on flavored tobacco products, meaning adults over 21 can still buy them.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The math, reading and writing skills of Oregon students have plummeted in the wake of the pandemic and the school disruptions that came with it, state education officials said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man running for a seat on the Portland City Council has been fined $77,000 for accepting and failing to report a steep discount on campaign office rent.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Thousands of Oregon families who expected their children to start tuition-free state-provided preschool this month remain in limbo because of staffing shortages that caused delays getting contracts to nearly 250 involved preschools.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — County clerks in Oregon are inundated with public records requests stemming from “the big lie” that the 2020 election was stolen, even while they're already busy preparing for the November election, the secretary of state said Monday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — In a year of having to bounce back, Andrea Lee recovered from two early bogeys and pulled away with five birdies on the back nine Sunday to close with a 6-under 66 and win the AmazingCre Portland Classic for her first LPGA Tour title.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chance Nolan threw for 276 yards and four touchdowns and Oregon State remained undefeated with a 68-28 victory over Montana State at Portland's Providence Park on Saturday night.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Andrea Lee and Lilia Vu both reached No. 1 in the women's world amateur ranking when they were in college. Now they have a shot at their first LPGA Tour victory.
Vu had four birdies on the back nine and had a 3-under 69 on Saturday and Lee finished strong with a 67 to share the lead with Ayaka Furue (67) of Japan going in the final round of the AmazingCre Portland Classic.
Portland Timbers (11-8-12, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Columbus Crew (9-7-14, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Columbus, Ohio; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Columbus -134, Portland +317, Draw +295; over/under is 2.5 goals
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Esther Henseleit feels as though she has been spinning her wheels the last six months on the LPGA Tour. That made Friday at the AmazingCre Portland Classic feel as though she were absolutely soaring.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ayako Uehara found momentum from par saves on her opening two holes and turned that into a 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead Thursday in the AmazingCre Portland Classic.
Hannah Green had a 66 despite a bogey on her final hole at Columbia Edgewater Country Club, with Nelly Korda in the group another shot behind.
SEATTLE (AP) — For two weeks against lesser competition, it has all gone according to plan. Impressive moments on both sides of the ball against teams that should be warmups for challenges still to come.
Montana State (2-0) vs. Oregon State (2-0) in Portland, Oregon, Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (Pac-12).
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A fishing vessel that sank in New England, resulting in the loss of all four fishermen, likely capsized because of poor drainage of seawater from the rear deck and hatches that weren’t watertight, investigators said.
BARCELONA (AP) — Dejan Bodiroga, a three-time EuroLeague champion during a stellar playing career, was announced Wednesday as the league's new president and director.
Also appointed Wednesday: Marshall Glickman, who will serve as the EuroLeague's new CEO and is a past president of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon wildlife officials said Tuesday they have identified a new family of wolves in the northern Cascade Mountains, bringing the total number of known wolf groups in the region to three.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Utility companies said Monday they have restored power to tens of thousands of customers after shutting down service over the weekend to try to prevent wildfires during high winds, low humidity and hot temperatures.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A single strike of lightning from a small Oregon storm and the ensuing thunder shook the city of Portland on Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service said.
The flash and bang was an unexpected “one-hit wonder” that came from a small storm cell, meteorologist Tyler Kranz said.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dairon Asprilla scored on a header in the 61st minute and the Portland Timbers downed Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night.
The Timbers have won a season-best four straight matches as they jockey for a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon utilities shut down power to tens of thousands of customers on Friday as dry easterly winds swept into the region in the hopes that it would lessen the risk of wildfires in extremely dry and hot conditions.
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — A Democratic candidate is poised to become the first Somali American to serve in the Maine Legislature after her challenger dropped out of the race.
Republican Fred Sanborn-Silvers' withdrawal last month cleared the path for Democrat Mana Abdi in her bid for Maine House District 95.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has confirmed Natalie Wight as Oregon’s U.S. attorney, formally making her the top federal law enforcement official in the state.
The longtime federal prosecutor has served as the court-appointed U.S.
Minnesota United FC (13-11-5, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (10-8-12, sixth in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland -114, Minnesota United FC +262, Draw +291; over/under is 3.5 goals
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Forecasters warned Thursday that strong, gusting winds and low humidity will cause extreme fire danger across western Oregon and Washington this weekend as authorities encouraged residents to charge cellphones and have an evacuation plan ready.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — People with disabilities in Portland, Oregon, have sued the city, saying they can’t navigate its sidewalks because of sprawling homeless encampments.
The federal class action lawsuit says the city has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by allowing homeless people's tents to block city sidewalks, making it difficult for people using wheelchairs, walkers or canes to use them.
Portland State (0-1) at Washington (1-0), 4 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Washington)
Line: No line, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
ROLLINSFORD, N.H. (AP) — Four people died after a sport utility vehicle crossed the center line and collided with a van carrying three people, a New Hampshire police department said Sunday.
Rollinsford Police said the crash on Portland Avenue was reported about 8:30 p.m.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott Dixon watched Scott McLaughlin lead lap after lap around Portland International Raceway and figured at some point, his fellow New Zealander would be ordered to pull over.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Santiago Moreno and Dairon Asprilla each scored on penalty kicks and the Portland Timbers won their third straight match with a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Sunday.
The Timbers are just above the playoff line in the Western Conference, among a crowd of teams vying for a postseason berth as the season winds to a close.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scott McLaughlin led a Team Penske rout at Portland International Raceway by scoring his third victory of the season in a 1-2 finish that moved Will Power one race closer to the IndyCar championship.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — McLaren supports Colton Herta receiving an exemption to compete in Formula One next season, and Red Bull adviser Helmut Marko says a deal is in place to bring the American to the grid.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Clackamas County grand jury has declined to indict a former suburban Portland doctor on criminal charges of sexual misconduct and abuse of patients, finding there isn't enough evidence to prove the claims, the county district attorney's office announced.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Team Penske powered its way around Portland International Raceway on Saturday in a 1-2-3 qualifying sweep that poised the IndyCar championship leaders for a big swing against Ganassi in the title fight.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed against the city of Portland, the mayor and the Multnomah County district attorney by the estate of a man who was shot and killed after a pro-Trump car rally.
Atlanta United FC (8-11-9, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (9-8-12, seventh in the Western Conference)
Portland, Oregon; Sunday, 5:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland +109, Atlanta United FC +201, Draw +291; over/under is 3.5 goals
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least a dozen Oregon cities experienced the hottest months of July and August on record, according to a state climatologist.
Oregon State Climatologist Larry O’Neill studied average weather temperatures and focused on communities with at least 50 years of consistent data, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — When Portland Thorns owner Merritt Paulson was contacted in 2019 about former coach Paul Riley's interest in becoming coach of the U.S. women's national team, he disclosed Riley had been fired by the team for cause but Paulson didn't try to shape a decision, the team said.