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From art to awesome: Artist donates knit blankets from Broadway Bridge yarn bomb to local organizations
11/27/13 - 3:51 pm
Colorful, knitted blankets that draped the Broadway Bridge this fall are now serving their new purpose: to keep people warmer this winter.
11/20/13 - 5:55 pm
The National Weather Service forecasts that the wind chill could drive temperatures below 25 degrees tonight, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. The cold snap is expected to last through Saturday, November 23, 2013.
Severe weather shelters will be open in Portland through Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 in response.
People who need help should call 211info or go online at www.211info.org.
Severe weather shelters
Red Cross Severe Weather Emergency Warming Center at Imago Dei Church
1302 Ankeny Street, (near 13th Avenue in Inner SE)
11/19/13 - 11:52 am
Do you need health insurance by Jan. 1, 2014? Apply for low-cost or no cost health insurance at a Cover Oregon Application Fair in Portland on Saturday, Nov. 23, or on Sunday, Nov. 24.
Get help applying for health insurance at the Fair. CoverOregon staff can help you complete the application.
11/18/13 - 12:24 pm
State Rep. Michael Dembrow was chosen Monday by the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners to fill the vacant seat in Senate District 23.
11/18/13 - 9:43 am
Reality star kitten “Sir Stuffington” helped to launch a two-day special animal adoption rate recently for Multnomah County residents visiting the Multnomah Building.
11/14/13 - 5:58 pm
Oregon’s top veterans official says that it will take a broad community effort to meet the needs of four generations of military veterans who've served in five major wars. On Thursday, Nov. 14, Multnomah County pledged to lead the way.
11/13/13 - 4:48 pm
Interested in learning small-scale farming while developing connections with the partners who make up our local food system?
11/13/13 - 1:58 pm
Gov. John Kitzhaber on Nov. 12 said that Early Learning Multnomah was conditionally approved as one of the state’s first regional Early Learning Hubs to help ensure kids show up at kindergarten ready to learn.
11/6/13 - 4:54 pm
Multnomah County health officials are responding to reports that a TriMet employee on the No. 10 bus in Portland on Tuesday, Nov. 5 had pertussis or whooping cough. There has been no laboratory confirmed or physician’s report of such a pertussis case reported to any metro-area local public health department.
11/5/13 - 9:42 am
The fourth annual “Walk of Homelessness Awareness” will take place on Friday, Nov. 22, the culmination of a weeklong “Time to Listen -- Time to Act” campaign on behalf of vulnerable Oregon families forced to sleep in their cars or on the street.