Our population keeps growing. But not as fast as Idaho’s.
Oregon has seen a large influx of new residents in the last decade, new population research from Portland State University shows.
“If we don’t have court running it’s hard for us to keep our jail population in balance,” says MCSO spokesman Sgt. Brandon White.
In other news: Mural painting plan at Glencoe Elementary delayed.
Oregon’s population is growing, but it’s not because people are having kids.
Oregon’s natural population growth in 2017—meaning the number of births was greater than the number of deaths—was lowest on record.
Why are Portland’s serious offenders being released from jail instead of low-level violators?