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Over 110 Arrested As Law Enforcement Collaborative Helps Curb Holiday Retail Theft

In a concerted effort to combat rising retail theft during the holiday season, the Portland Police Bureau joined forces with the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Gresham Police Department, and Port of Portland Police for a three-day mission that resulted in the arrest of over 110 individuals and the recovery of stolen merchandise and vehicles.

City Council Approves $2.6 Million For Police Body Cameras

Last week, the Portland City Council approved $2.6 million for permanent police body cameras in a unanimous vote, a crucial step toward the city no longer being among the last major U.S. police agencies without the technology.

Mayor Wheeler Urges Central City Employers To Reinstate In-Person Work, Pledges Vibrancy And Safety...

In an open letter addressed to Central City Employers, Mayor Ted Wheeler called for a collective effort to bring employees back to in-person work, emphasizing the critical role of increased foot traffic in the recovery and revitalization of Portland's central city.

Third Psilocybin Treatment Center Set To Open In 2024, Offering Group Mental Health Therapy

Oregon is poised to open its third psilocybin treatment center by 2024, offering group therapy sessions using the psychedelic compound psilocybin.

Study Reveals Wildfires And Droughts Result In $11.2 Billion In Damages Across Three Pacific...

A recent study has shed light on the devastating economic impact of wildfires and droughts in three Pacific states, revealing a staggering $11.2 billion in damages.

Solar Adoption In Oregon Witnesses Significant Surge Over The Past Decade

Oregon has emerged as a shining example of sustainable energy practices as a recent study reveals a remarkable increase in solar adoption across the state over the past decade.

Tentative Deal Reached Between Portland, Oregon Schools and Teachers Union Following Month-Long Strike

After weeks of negotiations and a nearly month-long strike, schools in Portland, Oregon, have finally reached a tentative deal with the teachers union.

Shots Fired At Portland Airport Checkpoint

A shocking incident unfolded at an airport security checkpoint in Portland, Oregon, as shots were fired, causing panic and raising concerns about the safety and effectiveness of airport security measures.

Federal Charges Filed After Southern Oregon Traffic Stop Nets More Than 100 Pounds Of...

A traffic stop in Southern Oregon has led to the seizure of over 100 pounds of fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid. Federal charges have been filed against Jothan Paul Barrios-Chable, 20, of Portland.

Oregon’s Population Decline Signals A Shift In State-To-State Migration Patterns

For the first time in four decades, Oregon has experienced an annual population loss, bringing attention to the changing dynamics of state-to-state migration in the United States.

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College Board Releases Revised AP African American Studies Course Material

The College Board released a revised curriculum of its Advanced Placement African American Studies course Wednesday, ahead of an expected Fall 2024 launch.