May 16, 2024 - News

Rose City Rundown

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🔍 Instead of using millions of dollars collected from developers to create more affordable housing, Portland officials used the funds to cover bureau operating costs, according to a report from the city auditor. (The Oregonian)

😢 After a fire destroyed its flagship store at SE 28th and Burnside, Fifty Licks Ice Cream owner Chad Draizin said the shop is unlikely to reopen there; it will find another location. (Eater Portland)

More than one person a day dies of a fentanyl overdose in Multnomah County, a new report examining overdose fatalities from the last six years found. (OPB)

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