Chef Gregory Gourdet Wins Best Chef in Northwest at 2024 James Beard Awards for Wood-Fired Haitian Cuisine in Portland

Portland, Oregon – Celebrity chef Gregory Gourdet of Kann, a wood-fired Haitian restaurant in Southeast Portland, claimed the title of best chef in the Pacific Northwest at the 2024 James Beard Awards in Chicago. This marks Gourdet’s third consecutive win at the prestigious awards ceremony, named in honor of the iconic Oregon-born food pioneer, James Beard. Dressed in a striking bespoke suit adorned with vibrant green and blue feathers by Portland designer Adam Arnold, Gourdet …

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Outstanding Portland Restaurant Langbaan Wins Top National Award at James Beard Ceremony – Find Out Why!

Portland, Oregon – Langbaan, a groundbreaking Thai restaurant known for its unique tasting menu, made history by being named the most outstanding restaurant in the country at the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony in Chicago. The award recognizes Langbaan for its excellence in food, atmosphere, hospitality, and community contribution. Described as a vibrant space reminiscent of a bustling Bangkok night market, Langbaan has been pivotal in bringing authentic Thai flavors to Portland. Owner Akkapong …

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Voters in inner Portland Strongly Favor Incumbent Mike Schmidt in Tight DA Race – Shocking Results Unveiled

Portland, Oregon – In a tightly contested race for Multnomah County District Attorney, preliminary precinct-level voting patterns from Tuesday’s results show incumbent Mike Schmidt securing support in inner Northeast and Southeast Portland neighborhoods, while challenger Nathan Vasquez dominated in precincts in western and eastern areas of the county. According to partial returns, Vasquez currently holds a lead of 56% to 44% over Schmidt, with a significant number of ballots still awaiting tallying. Despite this, Vasquez …

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Suspected serial killer indicted for the murders of three women in Portland

PORTLAND, OR – Oregon prosecutors have indicted a suspected serial killer linked to three murders in the Portland area just weeks before his scheduled release from prison on unrelated charges. Jesse Lee Calhoun, 39, an ex-convict who was released early in 2021, now faces serious accusations of killing at least three women and is suspected in two additional deaths, authorities said. Calhoun was arrested last year after a series of deaths involving women within a …

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Police Shooting in Southeast Portland Leaves One Man Dead – Shocking Details Revealed!

Portland, Oregon – In Southeast Portland, a fatal police shooting left one man dead. The incident occurred in the Hazelwood neighborhood around 6:30 p.m. after police officers exchanged gunfire with an unidentified man, resulting in the man’s death. A firearm was found next to the man’s body at the scene, as confirmed by Portland Police Bureau spokesperson Mike Benner in a press conference later that evening. The fatal encounter took place as detectives from the …

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Arrests Mount as Pro-Palestinian Protests Escalate: Police Clear Library at Portland State University for the Second Time

Portland, Oregon – Law enforcement officials took action at Portland State University for the second time on Thursday night, making at least 30 arrests as tensions from pro-Palestinian protests continued to escalate on college campuses nationwide. The turmoil also reached Columbia University in New York, where a police officer accidentally fired a gun on Tuesday without injuring anyone. The protests at Portland State University have sparked a heightened police presence, leading to multiple arrests as …

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Arrested Students Fleeing Portland State University Library Could Face More Charges, Says Sergeant

Portland, Oregon – A situation unfolded at Portland State University where a group of individuals occupied the library, eventually leading to arrests and potential further legal actions. The incident prompted law enforcement to clear the building as people fled, with the possibility of more arrests on the horizon, as stated by Portland State Bureau Sgt. Kevin Allen. Authorities found the library still an active scene, with ongoing investigations into potential crimes that occurred during the …

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Lottery winner at Portland Plaid Pantry earns millions – find out who it is!

Portland, Oregon – The recent $1.3 billion Powerball jackpot has created waves of excitement as the winning ticket was purchased at a Northeast Portland Plaid Pantry, providing a significant boost to the state’s revenue. Oregon Lottery officials revealed that ticket sales from this jackpot have generated millions of dollars, with a portion going towards funding various public programs. Although the winner of the jackpot remains unidentified as they go through the necessary security and vetting …

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**Powerball Winner Revealed: Plaid Pantry in Northeast Portland Sells $1.3 Billion Ticket**

Portland, Oregon – A lucky individual is now $1.326 billion richer after purchasing the winning Powerball ticket from a Plaid Pantry located in the Cully neighborhood. Lottery officials confirmed this news on Monday, revealing that the convenience store will also receive a $100,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. While the name of the winner has not been disclosed, they have come forward to claim their historic jackpot. Oregon Lottery officials have assured the public …

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**Billionaire Alert**: Portland Powerball Ticket Holder Wins $1.3 Billion – Check Your Ticket Now!

Portland, Oregon residents who purchased tickets for the Powerball drawing this past weekend may be holding the winning ticket for the fourth-largest jackpot in Powerball history. Oregon Lottery officials have confirmed that the winning ticket, worth an astonishing $1.326 billion, was sold in Portland on April 6. This jackpot stands as the largest ever won in Oregon and the eighth largest in the United States. The winning numbers for the draw were 22, 27, 44, …

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