It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest , at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers in Northwestern Oregon. As of , Portland had an estimated population of ,,  making it the 26th most populated city in the United States, the sixth-most populous on the West Coast , and the second-most populous in the Pacific Northwest after Seattle. Its combined statistical area CSA ranks 19th-largest with a population of around 3. Named after Portland, Maine ,  the Oregon settlement began to be populated in the s near the end of the Oregon Trail. Its water access provided convenient transportation of goods, and the timber industry was a major force in the city's early economy. At the turn of the 20th century, the city had a reputation as one of the most dangerous port cities in the world, a hub for organized crime and racketeering.
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Long before Portland became Foodgasm Central, home of artisan food worship and countless breathless articles written by the national media, there was the s. Mustaches, feathered hair, smoking, orange decor, and wood paneling ruled the day. I encourage you to read the comments — a bit jumbled — but some great memories there! I believe it had a Greek style menu, but I may be mistaken on that.
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On Tuesday, March 9, , at approximately p. The deputy witnessed the driver cross over the center line and drive in opposing lanes of traffic multiple times as the vehicle travelled through the cities of Fairview and Wood Village. Near the intersection of NE th Dr.
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