05-18-2022  2:48 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

News Briefs

Below are fast-breaking news items.

(Photo/ Johnson Tewid) 

Two pleasure boats caught fire on the Columbia River between Vancouver and Caterpillar Island Sunday afternoon.  One boat sank, according to the Vancouver Fire Department.

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Immunization rates have decreased by 13% in 2021 when compared to pre-pandemic level

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Attorney General Rosenblum 

This declaration will allow the Oregon Attorney General to take action against any business, or online vendor, who upsells the price of an essential consumer product by more than 15 percent. 

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A decision that upholds the state’s decade-old law regulating marijuana use behind the wheel of a car.

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Basketball game features Black youth and police officers playing together 

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(Photo/ Oregon Community Foundation) 

Dozens of culturally led organizations foster and lift up Black youth, to promote educational equality and Black Student Success across Oregon

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Christine Leon will serve as the Directorfor the Public Environment Management Office 

Declaration establishes new structure to streamline the city’s work and accountability for cleaning up the city, appointing PBOT’s Christine Leon to serve as Director

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(Photo/ Taylor Vick) 

The new system will launch on Monday, with a new website and smartphone app

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Award ceremony took place on May 9 at the Gibbes Museum of Art 

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(Photo/ Wikimedia Commons) 

The closure begins at 7 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 and reopens on Sunday, May 22 by 4 p.m.

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