Tag archive for ‘PORTLAND’
By admin On Saturday, April 22nd, 2017
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Portland to host international forum on scallops

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Scientists and fishing industry members are gathering in Maine's largest city for a week-long forum about one of the most valuable shellfish in the Atlantic Ocean. The International Pectinid More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Sixth grader’s protest against school dress code goes viral

PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine sixth grader has prompted her middle school to review its dress code after her Instagram posts triggered widespread attention. Molly Neuner tells WSCH-TV she believes the dress code at More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Police investigating death in Portland motel room

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Homicide detectives are investigating a death at a Motel 6 in southeast Portland. Portland police have yet to release any details about what happened Friday, but say there is no known threat More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Maine city looks to use 100 percent clean energy by 2040

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - City Councilors in Portland, Maine, want the city to use 100 percent clean energy by 2040. The energy goal adds the Maine city to a growing list of communities across the country looking to More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Police arrest man accused of setting Denny’s customer ablaze

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Police arrested a 24-year-old man who they believe set a customer on fire at a Denny's restaurant near Portland. The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office said Friday that Deshaun Swanger of Milwaukie, More...

By admin On Friday, April 21st, 2017
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Maine reaches its lowest unemployment rate on record

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine officials say the state has reached its lowest unemployment rate on record. The state Department of Labor says the preliminary seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 3 percent. More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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The Latest: Smoking caused Oregon blaze that killed 4

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Latest on an arrest in a fatal Oregon fire (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities say a fire at a coastal Oregon motel that killed four people and injured three others last summer was More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Prosecutor will testify in questioned 1989 murder conviction

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Court records show that a former prosecutor will testify in the case of a murder convict who was recently bailed out of jail after a key witness in his case recanted testimony. Pamela Ames More...

By admin On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Former Ducks tight end gets 6 months in jail for forgery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A former Oregon Ducks football player has been sentenced to six months in jail after admittedly using fake bills at a 7-Eleven and a deli. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported (http://bit.ly/2pWtEaT More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Portland officer arrested on suspicion of DUI in Washington

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A longtime Portland police officer was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a deputy saw him driving the wrong way on Highway 99 in southwestern Washington. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports (https://goo.gl/aUVQdi More...