Carter wins Parkrose school board seat; Reynolds levy passing

by on May 20, 2015 | 0 comments

Yesterday’s election results show Dave Carter ahead in the race to replace Thuy Tran on the Parkrose school board. Dave Carter holds a lead over Josh Singleton to replace Thuy Tran on Parkrose School District’s Board of Education. Carter ran for the only contested Mid-county school board position against Josh Singleton and was leading with 60.96 percent of the vote, or 987 votes to Singleton’s 37.92 percent, or 614 votes. In...
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Extra Seat Belt Enforcement in May

by on May 19, 2015 | 0 comments

Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office deputies are working Monday, May 18 through Sunday, May 31 to increase proper safety belt and child car seat use during a coordinated statewide enforcement effort. Until the end of May, local and state police are focusing on seat belt safety laws. “We’ve found in the past that May is a very effective time to ramp up seat belt enforcement efforts,” said MCSO Public Information Officer Lt....
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Last night’s Hazelwood shooting garners police attention

by on May 17, 2015 | 0 comments

Last night, at about 10:30 p.m., East Precinct and Gang Enforcement Team officers responded to the area of Southeast 127th Avenue and East Burnside Street after a Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office sergeant reported hearing gunfire in the area of the Sheriff’s Office at Northeast 122nd Avenue and Glisan Street. Police said additional callers reported hearing the gunshots near 127th and Burnside, police said. When police arrived, they...
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Kings Omelets robbed

by on May 17, 2015 | 0 comments

This morning, at about 7:30 a.m., police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Kings Omelets restaurant at 10711 N.E. Halsey St. Early Sunday morning, just after opening, Kings Omelets in Gateway was robbed. In 2012, owner Eva Liu poses for a picture. When police arrived, owners told police the suspect was armed with a handgun and demanded money, which was promptly given to him. The suspect then left the Gateway restaurant without...
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Halsey-Weidler work group seeks variances for trashcans, benches

by on May 7, 2015 | 0 comments

Seven new trashcans and five benches might appear in front of businesses along the Halsey-Weidler corridor as early as June, according to Tom Badrick, a member of the Halsey-Weidler corridor work group. Benches similar to these could appear in the Halsey-Weidler corridor from Northeast 102nd to 112th avenues as early as June. During the past weeks, Halsey-Weidler corridor work group members discussed with each other, by e-mail and in person,...
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Two vie for Parkrose school board

by on May 6, 2015 | 0 comments

In Mid-county’s only contested school board election this May, voters choose between Joshua Singleton and Dave Carter for a four-year term on the Parkrose Board of Education. The seat is open because incumbent Thuy Tran, who was elected in 2013 to a two-year term after being appointed to the seat, decided not to run for re-election. Asked why, without elaboration, Tran said in an email, “I will not run for re-election as a Parkrose...
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