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Two escape from state corrections

UPDATE An inmate who escaped while assigned to a crew fighting a wildfire in Central Washington was arrested in Portland Wednesday morning, police said. The other escaped inmate is still at large.

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Preparing for the Aug. 21 'Solar Show'

The eagerly-awaited 2017 solar eclipse is five days away on Aug. 21.

Lost boy found safe near Parkdale

A youth went missing in the woods southwest of Parkdale, prompting a search by emergency officials that proved quick and successful.

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Food Bank garden feeds community

The garden behind FISH Food Bank on Tucker Road fulfills a simple, yet important, mission.

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Eclipse Equipped? Wear proper solar viewers to prevent eye damage

Traffic jams. Sold-out hotels. Farmers renting tent space in their fields.

Local News

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Preparing for the Aug. 21 'Solar Show'

The eagerly-awaited 2017 solar eclipse is five days away on Aug. 21.

Lost boy found safe near Parkdale

A youth went missing in the woods southwest of Parkdale, prompting a search by emergency officials that proved quick and successful.

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Food Bank garden feeds community

The garden behind FISH Food Bank on Tucker Road fulfills a simple, yet important, mission.

Sports

Sports briefs for Aug. 16

Sports briefs for Aug. 16.

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Blanket statement: Timbers, Thorns partner with Providence hospitals

The Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC, in partnership with Providence Health & Services, recently announced a program to present custom-designed, soccer club-themed baby blankets to the family of every newborn baby born at a Providence hospital in Oregon for the remainder of the 2017 calendar year.

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Wrestling: ‘A trip that the girls won't ever forget’

Two coaches and 12 student-athletes participated in the first Oregon Girls Wrestling Cultural Exchange. This year's team traveled through three provinces of Canada and four U.S. states, visiting four universities that have womens wrestling teams.

Gorge Life

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YESTERYEARS: Hottest August day ever recorded in 1977

Mark Saturday, Aug. 13, 1977, down in your memory.

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Design for a legacy

July seemed to melt into August this year, with its relentless heat. The thickening dust of a thousand tractor wheels pulverizing the earth in the race to harvest perishable fruit filled the orchard air with a thick layer of particles. Little relief could be found in the eerily still nights with nary a breath of fresh air to ease the blistering heat.

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Pick of the Week: Jim Lommasson at CCA

Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) will present Jim Lommasson, freelance photographer and author living in Portland, as the next event in our poTENtial 2017 Program Series at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19.

Opinion

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YESTERYEARS: Hottest August day ever recorded in 1977

Mark Saturday, Aug. 13, 1977, down in your memory.

Tease photo

Design for a legacy

July seemed to melt into August this year, with its relentless heat. The thickening dust of a thousand tractor wheels pulverizing the earth in the race to harvest perishable fruit filled the orchard air with a thick layer of particles. Little relief could be found in the eerily still nights with nary a breath of fresh air to ease the blistering heat.

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Pick of the Week: Jim Lommasson at CCA

Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) will present Jim Lommasson, freelance photographer and author living in Portland, as the next event in our poTENtial 2017 Program Series at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19.