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Embiid, Morant, Brown lead NBA All-Star reserve class

Feb. 02, 2023 19:58 PM EST

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid, Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Portland's Damian Lillard had to have known they were going to the All-Star Game. Players averaging more than 30 points per game typically don't have to worry about not hearing their name called. Other players...

Oregon man accused of stalking charged in accuser's killing

Feb. 02, 2023 17:19 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has been charged with murder in the killing of a man who had accused him of stalking after the defendant allegedly had an affair with the victim's wife. Hillsboro police said they arrested Steven Milner on Tuesday in the killing of 56-year-old...

Jury: Suspected serial killer guilty in teen's death in '70s

Feb. 02, 2023 15:11 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Suspected serial killer Warren Forrest was found guilty by a southwest Washington jury for slaying 17-year-old Martha Morrison of Portland, Oregon, nearly 50 years ago. After about 90 minutes of deliberation Wednesday, the Clark County jury found Forrest...

Hundreds of Portland city workers on strike for better pay

Feb. 02, 2023 13:04 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 600 city employees in Portland, Oregon, walked off the job on Thursday as they went on strike for better pay. Workers represented by the union Laborers' Local 483 have been without a contract since June. Negotiations over a new four-year deal broke...

Lillard, Simons lead Trail Blazers past Grizzlies, 122-112

Feb. 01, 2023 22:57 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 42 points and 10 assists, Anfernee Simons added 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-112 on Wednesday night. Jerami Grant had 18 points in the first half, before leaving because of concussion...

Lillard scores 42 as Trail Blazers hold off Hawks 129-125

Jan. 31, 2023 02:14 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 42 points, Anfernee Simons hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 34 seconds left and the Portland Trail Blazers held off the Atlanta Hawks 129-125 on Monday night. Dejounte Murray had 40 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Hawks,...

Achiuwa leads Raptors to 123-105 win over Trail Blazers

Jan. 29, 2023 01:49 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Precious Achiuwa scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in place of the injured OG Anunoby to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 123-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and Gary Trent Jr. added 19 against...

Thomas scores 25, Montana knocks off Portland State 73-67

Jan. 29, 2023 00:56 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dischon Thomas' 25 points helped Montana defeat Portland State 73-67 on Saturday. Thomas also contributed six assists and three blocks for the Grizzlies (10-12, 4-6 Big Sky Conference). Josh Bannan and Josh Vazquez added 17 points apiece. ...

Strawther has 40, No. 14 Gonzaga downs Portland 82-67

Jan. 28, 2023 21:43 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Julian Strawther had a career-high 40 points, including eight 3-pointers, and No. 14 Gonzaga pulled away down the stretch for an 82-67 victory over Portland on Saturday. Anton Watson added 17 points for Gonzaga (18-4, 7-1 West Coast Conference). It was the...

Oregon pins hopes on mass timber to boost housing, jobs

Jan. 27, 2023 21:33 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Inside a warehouse at the industrial Port of Portland lies what some believe could be the answer to Oregon's housing crisis — a prototype of an affordable housing unit made from mass timber. Once mass-produced at the factory being planned at the port, the...