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The vital role of Pretrial, Probation and Parole Professionals - “The job is a mix of law enforcement and social work."
Uprooted: An extended family scatters across East Portland after a rent increase pushes them from an affordable apartment in Cully.
Multnomah County's Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge project is underway. Take an online survey, view videos and learn about options for creating an earthquake-resilient Burnside river crossing.
As many as 150 students will receive a meal at the school a day. That’s down from the 4,000 meals served during the school year. But the Summer Food Service Program targets children who would otherwis
Conversations about a merger of the Sheriff’s Office and the City of Fairview began more than a year ago after Troutdale completed its agreement to merge its police force with the Sheriff's Office.
More than 5,000 youth ages 16 to 24 have participated in the SummerWorks internship since it began
We wanted to know how to support our Muslim and Arab-American friends and neighbors. Here’s what we heard.
This year's count of people sleeping without shelter is down nearly 12 percent, including key reductions for populations whose numbers spiked in 2015: women, African Americans and veterans.
Community event celebrates opening of Kenton Women's Village, a unique collaboration that provides shelter, services and a self-governing community for women experiencing homelessness.
How Portland's soaring home costs and stagnant wages, are pushing working families out.
Multnomah County’s Smart Supervision Project (MCSSP) incorporates trauma-informed care in the supervision of high-risk young adults who are 15 to 25 years old.
Multnomah County Commissioners unanimously proclaimed June 2017 as PRIDE Month in Multnomah County.
The Multnomah County Board voted unanimously on Thursday, June 1 to commit the county to reaching its goal of 100 percent renewable energy use community-wide by 2050.
For anyone who needs help, Multnomah County’s Mental Health Call Center is available 24 hours a day. Trained operators are available at 503-988-4888.
The Board unanimously approved the 2018 spending road map after four community-centered public hearings and 14 public work sessions.
The Division of Assessment, Recording and Taxation has extended its hours, now opening at 8:30 a.m. to meet a growing demand for services
Dozens of community members testified at Multnomah County's third and final budget hearing in Gresham regarding Chair Kafoury's proposed fiscal year 2018 budget.
Multnomah County Commissioners this week presented employees with awards for service
Dozens of advocates and clients addressed the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners at the second of three public hearings before commissioners approve the county's 2018 budget later in May.
More than 70 Multnomah County residents had their eyes examined at a special all-day clinic at La Clinica de Buena Salud. Quintana and others left with glasses, prescriptions and other critical eye care.
Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners holds first of three public hearings on 2018 budget.
‘We can come together around our values of decency, compassion, and fairness’ Kafoury says in 2017 State of the County address
The Shleifer building’s co-owners are offering their space on the Central Eastside before they begin restoring the 111-year-old building for use as a hotel. The shelter will stay open into the fall.
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- Statement from Commissioner Loretta Smith after MAX stabbing deaths
- County Mental Health Call Center available for those impacted by MAX stabbing
- Multnomah County board proclaims May as Older Americans Month
- Multnomah County Domestic Violence Coordination Office adds Sexual Violence in name and service
- Inside the countywide Housing Stability Initiative