6 min ago
'Broken Promises' series returns with look at politics governing east Portland
On Election Day, Oregonian reporters visited different parts of Portland and asked residents the same set of questions.
7 hrs ago
The Newberg Graphic
Walmart stores plan for August opening - Thursday, 24 July 2014 01:00
The world's largest retailer announced this week that its new stores in Tigard and Sherwood would have their grand openings Wednesday, Aug. 13, with ribbon cuttings and plenty of pomp and circumstance.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
City releases draft Comp Plan
Portlanders can now review the draft Comprehensive Land Use Plan updated that will guide future growth after it has been approved by the City Council.
Playing it safe: Dangerous streets around Portland's popular parks
At Lents Park in Southeast Portland, Zachary, 7, and his buddy Jaden, 6, don't have a care in the world.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
City drops 84 bike parking spaces into East Portland parking lots
The city is piloting a process for East Portland businesses to request free bike corrals in exchange for dedicating space in their parking lots and maintaining the racks.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
TriMet didn't technically violate federal civil rights laws with fare transfer change, FTA says
This summer, depending on the success of a pilot program, TriMet hopes to replace the decades-old newsprint punch transfer system with more modern computer-printed tickets.
The Courier Mailer
Joseph Rose: So whatever happened to that law raising Oregon's speed limit to 70 mph?
Video from the dashboard camera of Oregon State Police Trooper Gavin McIlvenna's cruiser, shot as he speeds to the scene of last summer's Biggs Junction shootout on Interstate 84. demonstrates the frustration of drivers who are slow to yield.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
East Portland getting new Urban Grange
The $2.3 million project will add a 6,660-square foot multipurpose classroom, work space and commercial kitchen to the nonprofit's complex, which provides youth education and other programs at 11741 S.E. Foster Road.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Portland Youth Lead Effort to Heal Community and Build Peace
After shootings left two men dead and several people injured, including a five-year-old boy, youth from the YES program organized a silent protest in McCoy Park Friday.
The News Tribune
Demolition of Pacific Avenue bridge this fall to kick off I-5 widening project
This photo is a computer-enhanced visualization of I-5 once the M Street to Portland project is complete.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Our Opinion: Parks plan must send the right message
Portland still doesn't have a plan to fix its streets, but Commissioner Amanda Fritz is plowing forward with a proposal to repair city parks.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Leading the march: 10 questions for Noel Mickelberry of Oregon Walks
Since 2010, Oregon Walks has renamed itself , relocated its tiny office , passed most of its board seats to new volunteers and shifted its strategy away from direct oversight of local government and toward grant-funded partnerships with other community organizations.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Neighbors upset over euthanization of wild cougar
Residents in a Northeast Portland neighborhood say they were shocked to find out the state chose to euthanize a cougar after it was safely tranquilized outside a home.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Pordland Mercury
Good Morning, News
And a fine morning to all of you . Everyone's hungover and regretting the caloric permissiveness that Independence Day brings, right? Revel in it.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Cougar in East Portland causes neighborhood stir before capture
The barbecue at Mike Carnivali's house had more entertainment than Carnivali, right, had planned.
Happening Now: Cougar up a tree in Northeast Portland backyard
BREAKING: A cougar is in a tree in the backyard of a residence in the 2900 block of Northeast 121st Avenue this evening.
Three more East Portland cougar sightings prompt police warning (interactive map of this week's sightings)
At least one cougar is prowling Portland neighborhoods east of Interstate 205 - and it apparently has no interest in leaving the city.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
City road plan still stuck in the muck
The city of Portland's plan to foster more paving of gravel and dirt roads in residential neighborhoods is stuck in a rut.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Woman believes cougar killed her cat, neighbors come up with plan
A group of neighbors in East Portland want to warn others about a possible cougar in the area after five calls to police related to a cougar within a week.