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Restive short-term-rental hosts unite, form trade group
Author: Steve Law
Host2Host enables home-based landlords to learn from eachother, gain independent voice dealing with city, Airbnb, HomeAway

Debi Hertert and hundreds of other Portland short-term rental hosts have banded together to form their own trade group, seeking an independent voice as Portland officials weigh two new taxes and listing companies plot other ...

State economist predicts 2019 taxpayer 'kicker'
Author: Claire Withycombe/Capital Bureau
Changes in tax law, booming economy boost state revenues beyond official projections.

SALEM — State revenue projections have grown significantly since mid-2017, likely triggering both the personal and corporate income tax "kicker" in the next two-year budget cycle.

The growth is due to recent changes in federal and state tax law ...

TriMet: Crime, security increasing on transit system
Author: Jim Redden
Agency releases newest cri me statistics, says it is working to make the transit systemsafer.

As the anniversary of the worst crime on TriMet approaches, the regional transit agency released statistics that show crime on or near the transit system reportedly increased from 2016 to 2017.

Some of the increase could ...

Lacking treatment, more end up on streets
Author: Jim Redden
Addicts, mentally ill have few options for housing, panelists agree at Portland Business Alliance forum.

The homeless crisis in Portland and other cities is exacerbated by a lack of treatment options for people living on the streets with substance abuse and mental health problems, according to Dr. Andrew Mendenhall, the ...

Wednesday TV, radio
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on May 23

Wednesday, May 23

Mariners: Seattle at Oakland, 7 p.m., Root Sports NW, KUFO (970 AM)

NBA: Cleveland at Boston, 5:30 p.m., Game 5, ESPN, KMTT (910 AM)

NHL: Washington at Tampa Bay, 5 p.m., Game ...

Wednesday sports events
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for May 23

Wednesday, May 23

Mariners: Seattle at Oakland, 7 p.m.

Prep baseball: 6A second round — Grant at Clackamas, West Albany at Jesuit, Roseburg at Central Catholic (Joe Etzel Field), 5 p.m. ... 5A first round, La Salle Prep at ...

Lacking treatment, more end up on streets
Author: Jim Redden
Addicts, mentally ill have few options for housing, panelists agree at Portland Business Alliance forum.

The homeless crisis in Portland and other cities is exacerbated by a lack of treatment options for people living on the streets with substance abuse and mental health problems, according to Dr. Andrew Mendenhall, the ...

Wednesday TV, radio
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings on the air locally on May 23

Wednesday, May 23

Mariners: Seattle at Oakland, 7 p.m., Root Sports NW, KUFO (970 AM)

NBA: Cleveland at Boston, 5:30 p.m., Game 5, ESPN, KMTT (910 AM)

NHL: Washington at Tampa Bay, 5 p.m., Game ...

Wednesday sports events
Author: Portland Tribune
The Portland Tribune's comprehensive breakdown of games and happenings for May 23

Wednesday, May 23

Mariners: Seattle at Oakland, 7 p.m.

Prep baseball: 6A second round — Grant at Clackamas, West Albany at Jesuit, Roseburg at Central Catholic (Joe Etzel Field), 5 p.m. ... 5A first round, La Salle Prep at ...

Oregon Local News

Superintendent: Portland Public Schools will change policies on sexual misconduct
Portland Public Schools will examine and revise "policies and practices addressing the systemic, leadership and performance gaps" cited in a scathing report released earlier this month, Portland Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero told the public at Tuesday's school board meeting. Bethany Barnes | The Oregonian/OregonLive http://connect.oregonlive.com/user/barnes-b/index.html

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