Board Member Dave Hunt cited by police in a sex trafficking sting

Dave Hunt CCC Board

Story by Laura Canida Clackamas Community College Board member Dave Hunt is on leave from his position as a board member after being cited by the Portland Police Bureau’s Human Trafficking Unit undercover operation in April.  According to the police bureau’s press release, officers posted decoy ads online and Hunt, along with the others cited,…

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Resilience during the storm

After the recent historic winter storms that hit the Pacific Northwest in mid February, more than 400,000 Oregonians lost power according to Portland General Electric. Thousands of PGE customers were left in the dark for up to a week in some rural areas while PGE rushed to get the system back online. At least one…

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Union crews not called back at Moda Center

Due to coronavirus restrictions, fans are not allowed at NBA games, and so many employees have not been called back. That includes members of IATSE Local 28 who have worked at Portland Trail Blazers games since the Rose Quarter opened in 1995, and before that when it was the Memorial Coliseum.  IATSE Local 28 members…

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Historic statues fall in Downtown Portland riots

Theodore Roosevelt Statue pulled down by rioters

A group of around 300 demonstrators used straps, chains, and eventually a vehicle to pull down the statue of Theodore Roosevelt in downtown Portland on Oct. 11 around 7:45 p.m. According to Portland Police Bureau, once the demonstrators had pulled down the statue, which has stood in the South Park Blocks since 1922, the demonstrators…

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Protests against police brutality rage on

  (Featured photo by Jonathan Villagomez) On May 25, 9:25 p.m. civilian George Floyd would be pronounced dead at Hennepin County Hospital in Minneapolis after having his neck knelt on for nearly nine minutes by a police officer in broad daylight. Floyd is just one of countless victims of police brutality; while many cases have…

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“No justice, no peace”: PDX protestors vow to continue marching in wake of George Floyd’s death

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] June 2, 6:15 p.m. “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “A-C-A-B!” “Nah, nah, nah — I don’t wanna hear any of that! We don’t like that!”  We had already marched from Pioneer Courthouse Square up and across the Burnside Bridge to join up with another protest happening at Washington High School; marchers from downtown Portland filtered into the…

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Robert Ford CCC basketball player to transfer to Idaho State

Robert Ford, basketball player and guard for Clackamas Community College averaged 23.3 points, 10.7 rebounds and 7.4 assists per game during his sophomore season. Ford shot 40.1% from three and led Clackamas to a 25-3 overall record and he has committed to play for Idaho State, a division one school who competes in the Big…

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WWE NXT TakeOver comes to Portland

Photos by Lexis Shull Chairs, tables, and bodies flew across the ring as WWE NXT TakeOver took on Portland at the Moda Center on Feb. 16. WWE NXT TakeOver is a professional wrestling show, airing first in May 2014, that includes scripted storylines. These storylines are produced for their TV show, NXT, on a weekly…

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