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Dixon carries Idaho over Portland St. 84-79

Jan. 25, 2022 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mikey Dixon scored 27 points as Idaho broke its seven-game road losing streak, edging past Portland State 84-79 on Monday night. Trevante Anderson added 20 points for the Vandals. Rashad Smith had 15 points for Idaho (5-14, 2-7 Big Sky...

Ridwell sues Oregon county for banning recycling service

Jan. 24, 2022 17:32 PM EST

HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A county in the Portland area is facing a federal lawsuit from a recycling company that wants to operate in unincorporated rural areas. Ridwell filed the lawsuit against Washington County Friday, saying the county is going against state law by prohibiting...

Portland struggles as asylum seekers continue to arrive

Jan. 24, 2022 11:34 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland is asking for help as the growing number of asylum seekers continues to stretch resources. The city is providing shelter each night to about 1,150 people — more than twice the number from 2019 when the Portland Expo became an emergency shelter amid...

Bishop leads Montana St. past Portland St. 73-60

Jan. 23, 2022 01:54 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Xavier Bishop had 15 points, seven assists and six rebounds as Montana State defeated Portland State 73-60 on Saturday night. Abdul Mohamed had 12 points and seven rebounds for Montana State (14-5, 6-2 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fifth straight...

1 killed, 1 hurt in hit-and-run collision, man arrested

Jan. 21, 2022 17:14 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man is facing manslaughter and other charges after police say he ran from a vehicle collision that killed one person and injured another in Portland. At around 11:30 p.m. Thursday officers responded to a report of a crash in southeast Portland,...

Construction of Maine's tallest building getting started

Jan. 21, 2022 10:12 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The construction of a building that is expected to become the tallest in Maine has started in the state's largest city. The building will be an 18-story apartment tower in Portland. Crews finished installing a 250-foot-tall crane on the building site on...

Bannan scores 22 to lift Montana over Portland St. 66-64

Jan. 21, 2022 00:44 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Josh Bannan had 22 points as Montana narrowly defeated Portland State 66-64 on Thursday night. Robby Beasley III had 18 points for Montana (12-6, 5-2 Big Sky Conference). Cameron Parker added 13 points. Damion Squire had 17 points for the...

Portland city workers take initial step toward strike

Jan. 20, 2022 21:43 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 1,100 municipal trade workers may strike as Portland leaders and a coalition of public employee unions remain at an impasse on a new contract agreement. Members of the District Council of Trade Unions (DCTU) voted to authorize a strike after...

Oregon residents decry proposed 'permanent' mask mandate

Jan. 20, 2022 20:03 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hundreds of Oregon residents claimed government overreach on Thursday, as officials at the state’s health authority consider indefinitely extending the current indoor mask requirement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Oregon Health Authority held a public...

Valeri leaves Timbers for Lanus in Argentina's top division

Jan. 20, 2022 18:30 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri is heading home to Argentina. The Timbers on Thursday announced an agreement with Lanus for the transfer of the 35-year-old former league MVP. Lanus plays in Argentina's top division. A nine-year veteran...