10-26-2021  8:21 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather
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NORTHWEST NEWS

King County's Proof of COVID Vaccine Policy Starts Monday

Beginning Monday proof of vaccination or a negative test for COVID-19 will be required to enter restaurants, bars, gyms, theaters or entertainment venues in Washington state's most populous county.

N.E. Portland Glass Recycler Reaches Deal with DEQ to Curb Pollution

A glass recycling plant in northeast Portland has consented to either shut down or install pollution control technology, according to an agreement announced between the plant’s operators and the state of Oregon

Portland-Based Footwear Designer Plans to Reopen the Only HBCU in Michigan

Dr. D'Wayne Edwards, a Portland-based designer, announced his plans to reopen the Lewis College of Business, the defunct HBCU in Detroit. 

$2.1M Penalty for Roofing Company Over Emission Violations

Malarkey Roofing Products was penalized after the company disclosed it may have been emitting a large amount of formaldehyde, a suspected carcinogen, since 2009.

NEWS BRIEFS

Retired Marine Corps Lieutenant General to Speak About Cyber Trends and National Security

Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lori Reynolds will deliver a virtual presentation sponsored by Oregon State University at 4 p.m. Oct....

Power Outages Continue in Northwest Following Wind Storm

Utilities in the Portland area listed about 3,000 customers without power. ...

Federal Court Strikes Down Attempt to Limit State, Tribal Rights to Protect Water

A U.S. District Court vacated a rule issued by the prior federal administration that sought to limit state and Tribal rights to...

Bootcamp for Prep Cooks Supplies Ingredients for Entry Into Food Service Career

Individuals interested in starting a career in food service have an exciting new choice – Prep Cook Bootcamp ...

WA BLM Demands Resignation of Criminally-charged Sheriff Troyer

"He is being charged with two crimes: false reporting and making a false statement when he said that newspaper deliverer Sedrick...

'Atmospheric river' drenches drought-stricken California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A powerful atmospheric river storm that swept through California set rainfall records and helped douse wildfires. But it remained to be seen how much of a dent it made in the state's drought. The weather system weakened as it moved south but still dropped...

'We've got to run' — Idaho mall shooting leaves 2 dead

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Cheri Gypin thought something had fallen from the ceiling when she heard several large bangs at the largest shopping mall in Boise, Idaho. Then Grypin and a friend saw about 60 people, including families pushing strollers, come running at them — with some...

No. 21 Texas A&M runs over Missouri, 35-14

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher warned his team all week that it couldn’t afford a letdown after its upset of top-ranked Alabama. His message got through, as the 21st-ranked Aggies buried Missouri early in a 35-14 victory Saturday. “We preached it,...

No. 21 Texas A&M heads to Mizzou after 'Bama upset win

No. 21 Texas A&M (4-2, 1-2 SEC) at Missouri (3-3, 0-2), Saturday at noon EDT (SEC Network). Line: Texas A&M by 9 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Texas A&M leads 8-7. WHAT’S AT STAKE? ...

OPINION

Letter to the Editor: About the UN Climate Change Conference

Global leaders have failed to take the action necessary to avert climate disaster and Oregon leadership is scant better. ...

How Food Became the Perfect Beachhead for Gentrification

What could be the downside of fresh veggies, homemade empanadas and a pop-up restaurant specializing in banh mis? ...

Homelessness, Houselessness in the Richest Country in the World: An Uncommon Logic

When and why did the United States of America chose the wealth of a few over the health, wealth, and well-being of so many ...

American Business Leaders Step Up to Fight Inequities in the South

With COVID-19 still an omnipresent concern and the country’s recovery still very much in jeopardy, individuals, families, and communities are struggling to deal with issues that have only been exacerbated by the pandemic. ...

AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

De Kock protest after South Africa team ordered to take knee

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Quinton de Kock refused to play in a T20 World Cup game against the West Indies on Tuesday in protest after Cricket South Africa ordered its players to take a knee before matches in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. CSA issued a...

Grammys CEO on a mission to regain music community's trust

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — When Harvey Mason jr. took the helm at the Recording Academy, the Grammy-nominated producer knew there would be an uphill climb. He’s heard firsthand from some in the music community that the academy wasn’t a fit for them, the award voting process was ineffective, and...

TV looks more like US, viewers like it, diversity study says

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television fare that reflects the nation’s increasing racial and ethnic diversity is finding favor with industry gatekeepers and viewers, according to a study of the 2019-20 TV season released Tuesday. Despite the pandemic that stymied Hollywood...

ENTERTAINMENT

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6: Oct. 31: Actor Lee Grant is 96. Anchorman Dan Rather is 90. Folk singer Tom Paxton is 84. Actor Ron Rifkin (“Alias”) is 83. Actor Sally Kirkland is 80. Actor Stephen Rea (“The Crying Game,” ″V For Vendetta”) is 75....

Review: Undercover investigation goes awry in 'Gated Prey'

“Gated Prey” by Lee Goldberg (Thomas & Mercer) A string of home invasions have Los Angeles County’s rich and famous on edge, so the sheriff’s department sets up an undercover investigation to put an end to it. However, things don’t go as...

New this week: Kaepernick, Sheeran and 'Star Trek' spin-off

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES — “Army of Thieves,” coming to Netflix on Friday, is set in a world where there are...

U.S. & WORLD NEWS

EXPLAINER: How months of tensions led to Sudan's coup

CAIRO (AP) — Monday’s military coup in Sudan threatens to wreck the country’s fragile transition to...

Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Princess Mako quietly married a commoner without traditional wedding celebrations Tuesday...

'We've got to run' — Idaho mall shooting leaves 2 dead

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Cheri Gypin thought something had fallen from the ceiling when she heard several large bangs...

Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Princess Mako quietly married a commoner without traditional wedding celebrations Tuesday...

Germany's new parliament elects Social Democrat as speaker

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s newly elected parliament held its first meeting Tuesday and elected a lawmaker from...

BioNTech to work with Senegal, Rwanda to make mRNA vaccines

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal and Rwanda have signed an agreement with German company BioNTech for the...

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