21 hrs ago
Portland street fee: Commissioner Steve Novick stages tour, stumps...
Portland Commissioner Steve Novick, PBOT director Leah Treat and other city transportation officials toured several locations across the city they say are examples of potential projects if the City Council approves new revenue sources for street safety and maintenance projects.
City ponders about-face on density
The city of Portland - often incurring the wrath of residents and neighborhood associations - has scrambled for two decades to increase density via infill developments, row houses, apartments and condos.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The Pordland Mercury
Good Morning, News
Six bullets, we now know, crumpled Michael Brown in the middle of a Ferguson, Mo., street.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Former Eugene meth addict ditches habit, cleans up life to get probation on federal charge
In the three years since Heather Krupicka first appeared in federal court on drug and firearms charges, the 30-year-old Eugene woman has turned her life around.
BTA comes out roaring at annual members' meeting with five new campaigns
With "Don't Stop Believing" and "The Revolution will Not Be Televised" playing from portable speakers above them, almost 100 Bicycle Transportation Alliance members and staff gathered in the Portland Art Museum courtyard Thursday to drink Hopworks beer, eat food-cart tacos, recognize key volunteers and learn about the five major advocacy campaigns ... (more)
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Max train strikes, kills pedestrian in East Portland crosswalk
Emergency responders rushed to the scene at East Burnside Street and 122nd Avenue, but the pedestrian who was struck died.
Beaverton Valley Times
'Brownfields' buried in bureaucracy - Thursday, 07 August 2014 07:00
Tucked into a yet-to-be-gentrified neighborhood in Northeast Portland is a mountain of lead-contaminated soil, waiting to be picked up and hauled away to a hazardous waste site.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Suicidal man with a rifle in East Portland taken into custody early Monday morning
Portland Police have taken into custody a suicidal 32-year-old male allegedly holding a rifle to his head and firing shots outside a residence in the 200 block of Southeast 106th Avenue in the Hazelwood neighborhood of East Portland.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Bus tour highlights Portland's dirty underbelly and hopes for a sustainable future
Portlanders are proud of their city's environmental pedigree. But under the green veneer lies a legacy of pollution that continues to have an impact throughout the city.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Madore's East County Bridge needs vetting now: Editorial
Madore needs to open his bridge project up and shop it around to the agencies that will ultimately need to be involved.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Neighbors worry about sidewalk shortage for kids near new school
Neighbors are worried that a new, larger school opening up in Northeast Portland will put more kids at risk as they walk to school.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Pordland Mercury
Fritz Forces Delay in Money for Downtown Marketing Initiative:...
He's getting his wish, pushing through a small restoration of that cash for holiday-season marketing.
It's Christmas in July as City Council Starts Restoring Downtown Tourism Ads
The Portland Business Alliance warned in February that cutting the ads could be a deal-breaker for the street fee.
Hotel 'door-dog' retires; PSU wins $225,000 grant; turtles released: SE and SW Portland news
Timmy, a yellow lab that served as a "door-dog" for nearly a decade at Hotel Monaco downtown, is retiring to spend more time with his family .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Where the money for a Portland mayor's race comes from, in one map
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