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  • Car hits two children getting off bus in Gresham favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Brothers are in critical condition Gresham police confirmed that two children were hit by a car Friday afternoon, Oct. 31, after getting off a school bus and are in the hospital in critical condition. The two are brothers, according to KOIN 6 News. Gresham Fire...
  • Gresham educator named Oregon's teacher of the year favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Michael Lindblad developed his school's International Baccalaureate history program and advocated for students of color At a school celebration attended by friends, family, students and educators, the Oregon Department of Education on Friday, Oct. 31, named Michael Lindblad, a Gresham High School social studies teacher,...
  • Car hits two kids getting off bus in Gresham favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Gresham police confirmed that two children were hit by a car Friday afternoon, Oct. 31, after getting off a school bus and that one is unresponsive. Gresham Fire Chief Scott Lewis said the car struck the two children, who are around 10 years old, and...
  • TriMet employee arrested for counterfeiting passes favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - A TriMet employee has been arrested for counterfeiting monthly passes and selling them online. Dave William Tobin, age 52, a TriMet field technician, was arrested about 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, at the East 102nd MAX Station by Transit Police. Transit Police’s Transit Response...
  • Poll: Marijuana legalization leading; GMO labeling requirement is split. favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Survey USA: Stronger among young, Democrats; weaker among older voters, Republicans. Oregon voters lean toward legalizing recreational use of marijuana, but are split on requiring labeling of genetically engineered food, according to the final pre-election Survey USA poll. Results were released by Portland television station...
  • Woman visitor being monitored for Ebola hospitalized favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - A female visitor from Africa who was being monitored for Ebola in Multnomah County was hospitalized Friday morning. During a Friday afternoon press conference, Oregon health officials did not identify the woman, but said she had been transported to the Providence Milwaukie hospital after developing...
  • Poll: Kitzhaber, Merkley likely winners favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Survey USA: Democratic governor, senator maintain leads over Republican rivals. Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber appears headed toward victory, and Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley a big victory, in the latest Survey USA poll results released by Portland television station KATU. But there are still glimmers of...
  • Kuni Chief Operating Officer Joseph C. Herman passes away favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - The local automotive leader dies following a year-long battle with cancer The local automotive industry became a little smaller this week following the announcement of the passing of Joseph C. Herman, chief operating officer of Kuni Automotive Group. According to a press release, Herman died...
  • Kelly principal on leave favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Marti Diaz, principal of Kelly Elementary School in Southeast Portland, has been placed on administrative leave as of Oct. 30. Portland Public Schools spokeswoman Christine Miles says it is a personnel matter, and no other information is available. Diaz has led the Title 1 school...
  • Local Ebola patient hospitalized favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - A person being monitored for Ebola in Multnomah County has been hospitalized. Oregon health officials say the individual is isolated and no danger to the public. They are expected to release more information Friday afternoon. Health officials revealed the person , who has not been...
  • What’s Your Business Waste Worth? Find Out on a Commercial Materials Exchange favicon Sustainablog (Today) - The commercial materials exchange takes business waste from one place, and offers it for sale or use to organizations or other businesses that need it The post What’s Your Business Waste Worth? Find Out on a Commercial Materials Exchange appeared first on Sustainablog....
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Why It’s Important to Insulate Your Home Properly favicon Inhabitat (Today) - Did you know that insulating your house properly can save you money in both winter and summertime? In winter, insulation keeps warm air from escaping your home and stops drafts from chilling you to the core, while in summer, it regulates your home’s temperature...
  • The answer to alarming climate science: 100% renewable energy favicon Greenpeace (Today) - Back in the 1970s dedicated and resourceful Danes made a choice to take control of their energy, turning their backs on nuclear and embracing a renewable energy by building their own wind turbines. It started a true revolution. Now the country is on its way...
  • Rate Your Plate Series: Are low-calorie sweeteners better or worse for you than sugar? favicon Enviroblog (Today) - ...
  • Police say couple killed in Northeast Portland home favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Police are investigating the murder of a married couple in their home on Northeast 114th Avenue. The victims, who were not immediately identified, were both 65 and longtime residents of the neighborhood. No suspect information was immediately released. The Oregon State Medical Examiner will conduct...
  • Netflix shutters Hillsboro service center favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Netflix is moving its Hillsboro service center to California in June 2015, company officials announced Wednesday. Netflix is pouring more resources into streaming video, and the Hillsboro support call center — the only one dedicated to DVDs — left it vulnerable to change. Hillsboro city...
  • Friday PDX Sports favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Friday, Oct. 31 Blazers: Sacramento at Portland, 7 p.m. (CSNNW). The Kings (0-1) scored only 28 points in the second half of their opener and lost at home to Golden State 95-77 on Wednesday. The Blazers are 1-0 after blistering Oklahoma City 106-89 at Moda...
  • 2014 Toyota Tundra: Challenging Detroit head on favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Driving the large, powerful and supremely comfortable 2014 Toyota Tundra down the road, it's hard to remember that the company first broke into the American maker with a mini truck. It's a sign of how much the world has changed that Toyota now produces a...
  • Cast from 'Dream Girls' visits elementary choir class favicon Portland Tribune (Today) - Cast members from the musical Dream Girls visited choir students at John Wetten Elementary this week. In town for performances at Portland Center Stage, the cast is based in New York City, where several have performed on Broadway. “The cast members sang for us, our...
  • Learning the tragic lesson of Fukushima: No nuclear restart at Sendai favicon Greenpeace (Today) - In March 2011, Japan suffered the worst nuclear catastrophe in a generation, with triple reactor core meltdowns and exploded containment buildings at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.The catastrophe was a stern warning about the perils of depending on nuclear power.Legislation to promote renewable energy...
  • How Science Explains #Gamergate favicon Mother Jones (Today) - By now you're probably heard of #Gamergate, the internet lynch mob masquerading as a movement for ethics in video game journalism. Though #Gamergaters, as they're known, have repeatedly targeted their critics with rape and death threats, drawing rebukes from the broader gaming community, surprisingly...
  • DA to review request for spendy building investigation favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill has assigned a prosecutor in his office to review a request by utility critics for a criminal investigation into cost overruns at the new Bureau of Environmental Services office buiding. Without committing to refer the matter to a law...
  • SolarWorld to expand Hillsboro solar panel plant favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Hillsboro's SolarWorld Industries Americas will soon expand manufacturing capacity and add 200 full-time local jobs, spending $10 million in the process. Company officials and U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden announced the expansion Thursday morning. Employment at the site had flagged in recent years, with “dumping” of...
  • Enviro groups suing over Washington nuke plant favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Three environmental groups say the Northwest’s only commercial nuclear power plant is harming fish. The groups are suing a Washington state agency because they say it issued a permit that violates the Clean Water Act. Northwest Environmental Advocates, Northwest Environmental Defense Center, and Columbia Riverkeeper...
  • Alta sells its Bicycle Share operation favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Portland-based Alta Bicycle Share will be acquired by a New York company and will relocate to New York City to be run by a new CEO, under an agreement announced Tuesday. Alta has launched bike-share programs in nine cities including New York, Chicago, Seattle and...
  • 'Amazing kids' honored for contributions, tackling causes favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Before he was a 1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist ice skater, four-time world champion and four-time U.S. champion, Scott Hamilton says he was bullied as a kid. "I grew up in a small town and was a sick kid," which made him a target, Hamilton...
  • How Climate Smart Are You? favicon BCSEA (Yesterday) - Subtitle:  How Businesses Can Cut Their Carbon Pollution and get 20% off the Training Don't promote No iPhone Diary, November, 2014 “They’re all doing it - you should too.” “Doing what?” “Cutting their carbon!” “Their what?” “Their carbon pollution - the stuff that makes...
  • CCSO: Oak Grove drug house busted favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - On Thursday, Oct. 30, Clackamas County deputies served a search warrant on a house at 3915 S.E. Risley Ave., Oak Grove, to finding it littered with drug paraphernalia and suspected stolen items. A judge signed the search warrant in the wake of numerous arrests for...
  • First lady used private email account favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - Step may make it more difficult for public to learn about Cylvia Hayes' role in state policy. First lady Cylvia Hayes used a private email account while she served as a policy adviser to Gov. John Kitzhaber, and that decision could make it more difficult...
  • Homicide detectives at Northeast Portland house favicon Portland Tribune (Yesterday) - A husband and wife were found dead inside a home in Portland’s Hazelwood neighborhood, and police called for homicide detectives to investigate. The people appeared to be in their 50s or 60s, police officials said in a release. They were found in a home in...

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