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Oregon lawmakers pass bill to recriminalize drug possession

Mar. 01, 2024 22:52 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A bill recriminalizing the possession of small amounts of drugs was passed by the Oregon Legislature on Friday, undoing a key part of the state’s first-in-the-nation drug decriminalization law as governments struggle to respond to the deadliest overdose crisis in U.S....

Loyola Marymount visits Portland after Robertson's 32-point showing

Mar. 01, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Loyola Marymount Lions (12-17, 5-10 WCC) at Portland Pilots (10-20, 4-11 WCC) Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Portland faces the Loyola Marymount Lions after Tyler Robertson scored 32 points in Portland's 80-75 overtime win over the Santa Clara...

Patterson and Sacramento State host Portland State

Mar. 01, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Portland State Vikings (16-13, 7-9 Big Sky) at Sacramento State Hornets (7-22, 3-13 Big Sky) Sacramento, California; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento State hosts the Portland State Vikings after Austin Patterson scored 20 points in Sacramento State's 66-63...

Robertson, Portland defeat Santa Clara 80-75 in OT

Feb. 29, 2024 23:57 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tyler Robertson scored 32 points, seven in the overtime, as Portland took down Santa Clara 80-75 on Thursday night. Robertson also had 10 rebounds for the Pilots (10-20, 4-11 West Coast Conference). Juan Sebastian Gorosito scored 15 points, going 5 of 12 from...

Portland faces Santa Clara, seeks to stop 5-game skid

Feb. 29, 2024 03:54 AM EST

Santa Clara Broncos (18-11, 9-5 WCC) at Portland Pilots (9-20, 3-11 WCC) Portland, Oregon; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Broncos -10.5; over/under is 155 BOTTOM LINE: Portland comes into the matchup with Santa Clara as losers of five...

Portland Pilots take on the Santa Clara Broncos on 5-game skid

Feb. 28, 2024 03:49 AM EST

Santa Clara Broncos (18-11, 9-5 WCC) at Portland Pilots (9-20, 3-11 WCC) Portland, Oregon; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Portland comes into the matchup against Santa Clara as losers of five games in a row. The Pilots are 7-6 on their home court....

Hornets take advantage of Trail Blazers' horrible 3-point shooting in 93-80 victory

Feb. 26, 2024 00:18 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nick Richards had 21 points and 10 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets took advantage of Portland’s horrible 3-point shooting to beat the Trail Blazers 93-80 on Sunday night. Portland was 3 of 32 from 3-point range, with two of the makes coming in the final...

Thomas scores 20, Montana wins 82-73 over Portland State

Feb. 25, 2024 00:18 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Dischon Thomas scored 20 points and Montana beat Portland State 82-73 on Saturday. Thomas added eight rebounds for the Grizzlies (19-9, 10-5 Big Sky Conference). Aanen Moody and Brandon Whitney each scored 17 points. The Vikings (16-13, 7-9)...

A housing shortage is testing Oregon's pioneering land use law. Lawmakers are poised to tweak it

Feb. 25, 2024 00:03 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A severe lack of affordable housing has prompted Oregon lawmakers to consider chipping away at a 1970s law that made the state a national leader in leveraging land use policy to prevent suburban sprawl and conserve nature and agriculture. The so-called urban...

Thomas and the Montana Grizzlies host conference foe Portland State

Feb. 24, 2024 04:02 AM EST

Portland State Vikings (16-12, 7-8 Big Sky) at Montana Grizzlies (18-9, 9-5 Big Sky) Missoula, Montana; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Dischon Thomas and the Montana Grizzlies host Kaelen Allen and the Portland State Vikings in Big Sky play. The...