12-05-2021  6:02 am   •   PDX and SEA Weather

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Arts and crafts, hundreds of tree plantings in SE Portland’s Lents Park and neighborhood

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Retired Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Lori Reynolds will deliver a virtual presentation sponsored by Oregon State University at 4 p.m. Oct. 28.

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

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

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Ballots for the Nov. 2 General Election have been mailed to Washington voters, who have until 8 p.m. Nov. 2 to drop them in an official ballot drop box

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

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"He is being charged with two crimes: false reporting and making a false statement when he said that newspaper deliverer Sedrick Altheimer, a Black man, was trying to kill him."

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(Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP, File) 

Unlike previous years, more bystanders are being caught in the crossfire — from people mourning at vigils and sitting in cars to children playing in a park.

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Oregon’s central administrative agency inadvertently released the COVID-19 vaccination status of more than 40,000 state employees to two media outlets.

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(Photo/ Haley Phelps) 

Halloween 2020 brought creative ways to trick or treat while minimizing the spread of infection (candy catapult, anyone?). But scientists have since determined that the risk of transmission of COVID-19 via candy wrappers is low.

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