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‘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.
Oregon would be third state to raise legal smoking age to 21 if legislation passes this session
Susan Walters, who fended off hitman hired to kill her, shares her experience to help craft crime victims' portal for Multnomah County
Protections cover names, pronouns, dress, medical leave
Chair Kafoury and Commissioner Smith reaffirmed their support for immigrants and refugees before the Portland City Council adopted a resolution declaring Portland a welcoming, sanctuary city.
On Thursday, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners celebrated a county program that is successfully training and placing people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in jobs.
The county will invest $100,000 in nonprofits offering workshops and legal aid to immigrant and refugee residents
County votes to join national network of governments and nonprofits working to make immigrants, refugees feel welcome
One hundred and five years after women in Oregon won the right to vote, state and county women leaders renamed the Elections Building for the suffragists behind the victory.
Parklane students were joined for breakfast by Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Centennial School District Superintendent Paul Coakley.
The East County Caring Community discusses "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” this year's Everybody Reads pick by the Multnomah County Library. Some say they could've written it.
“If we can do it with veterans," says Joint Office of Homeless Services director Marc Jolin, "we can do it with every population’’
Multnomah County wants to help spread awareness about the people with disabilities who work, learn and love in our community.
City of Fairview and County Sheriff’s Office staff briefed county commissioners on efforts to consolidate law enforcement services in the city at a board briefing on February 23.
African Americans exiting the criminal justice system will have support to succeed .
Officials pledge county will continue to serve all residents, regardless or race, faith, nationality or immigration status.
Renter relief, more money to keep people in housing and funding for the central courthouse are among Multnomah County commissioners’ list of priorities for the Oregon Legislature’s 2017 session.
Multnomah County’s newly enshrined Board of Commissioners opened its first meeting of 2017 with a unanimous vote designating successors for the board’s three newest members and Sheriff Mike Reese.
County commissioners joined local leaders and community members in Northeast Portland Jan. 5 to celebrate opening the Unity Center for Behavioral Health.
The county welcomed three new commissioners to its board, making it the first board with a majority people of color, and the seventh in the county’s more than 160 years comprised entirely of women.
New Multnomah County District 1 Commissioner Sharon Meieran was joined by about 100 people at her swearing-in ceremony at Central Library on Jan. 3.
Jessica Vega Pederson, a two-term state representative from East Portland, has advocated for higher minimum wages and safer roads, was sworn in as commissioner for Multnomah County District 3
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