A committee will meet Friday, March 4, to begin making rules for tobacco retail licenses in Multnomah County. This includes the amount of the annual fees, fines, penalty processes and other details.
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The new Sellwood Bridge opens to traffic Monday, February 29 at 8 p.m. The old bridge closed on February 25 so that the contractor could prepare the new bridge for traffic.
The project marks a milestone tonight as the old bridge, built 90 years ago on a shoestring budget, closes down to make way for a safer, wider bridge.
The 90-year old Sellwood Bridge will close to traffic for the last time on Thursday, February 25 at 7 pm so a contractor can make structural alterations for the new bridge to open to traffic.
The old Sellwood Bridge will close on Feb. 25 and the new bridge will open the first week of March. Learn about the two celebrations we’re throwing to mark these milestones.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords called on local leaders to think up bold and courageous ways to stop gun violence in Oregon.
“We all own this history,” said Commissioner Loretta Smith, “and we share the responsibility in changing its course.”
Community members are invited to an open house on Feb. 18 to learn more about air quality monitoring.
A stray pig saved by Multnomah County Animal Services and an abandoned lamb find friendship at an animal refuge.
The 9-story 150,000 square-foot building will bring together scattered health department programs and mental health and addiction staff.
Community members are invited to an open house on Tuesday, Feb. 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Cleveland High School to learn more about air quality in Southeast Portland.
The Multnomah County Health Department is closely following information that people in southeast Portland near 22nd and Powell Boulevard have possibly been exposed to cadmium and arsenic.