Public health officials in Multnomah and Clackamas counties are investigating the sudden illness that claimed a 17-year-old high school student in the Portland area on March 4, 2014.
For more than a decade the county has made reductions to the general fund it uses to pay for services. While some reductions will continue, limited funding is available to expand some services.
Multnomah County and the City of Portland released a two-part document detailing the City/County strategy for dealing with the region’s expected significant climate changes.
Nearly 7,000 miles from his current job in Multnomah County, Michael Grimmett learned a lesson nearly three decades ago in Sierra Leone that guides his career and life to this day.
The continuing need to provide food for struggling families prompted Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners to allocate $100,000 to help those residents still reeling from the Great Recession.
With a special emphasis on the importance of voting rights, Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a proclamation Thursday to mark February as Black History Month in the county.
On Feb. 18, Department of Community Justice officials announced during a briefing with the board that they anticipate the department will receive $800,000 or more a year to support juvenile programs.
"The reason I work for Multnomah County, the reason I am here today is because I believe we can do better."
Chair Marissa Madrigal announced on Friday a proposal with the city of Portland and several school districts to work together on expanded funding for the Schools Uniting Neighborhoods system.
The Multnomah County Health Department will hold clinics Tuesday, Feb. 18. and Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 for children who are missing immunizations so they can stay in school and child care.
Most of Multnomah County's public facilities are scheduled to open two hours later than normal on Monday, February 10 due to travel conditions that are expected to be...
With snow and freezing rain in the forecast beginning Thursday, Multnomah County wants people to take precautions to stay safe. Read our top 10 tips.