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Metro Council set to fill vacant seat

Metro Councilors are expected to select an appointee Thursday night to fill the District 2 seat vacated by former Councilor Carlotta Collette. A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Willamette View Terrace auditorium near Milwaukie (12705 S.E. River Road). It will begin with testimony from the applicants and questions from the councilors,

The Latest: All stranded climbers safely down Mount Hood

Rescuers depart Timberline Lodge in a snow tractor on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. Teams on Mount Hood were attempting to reach stranded climbers on the Hogsback. (Dave Killen/The Oregonian via AP) PORTLAND, Ore. — The Latest on rescue at Oregon’s Mount Hood (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Authorities say all climbers who had been stranded

Momentum grows for making strangulation a felony

Clackamas County victim service providers are advocating for the passage of Oregon Senate Bill 1562 — introduced this legislative session by Sen. Kathleen Taylor (D-Milwaukie/Southeast Portland) — which would reclassify strangulation in domestic violence cases to a felony. Oregon Sen. Kathleen Taylor Victim advocates say that the passage of SB 1562 would provide longer-term safety