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News Yesterday 1:00 PM

Despite New Leadership, Portland Officials Decline to Reconsider Zenith Energy Deal

Climate activists will now turn their attention to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.

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News Thu 10:11 AM

More Than 600 City Workers are Poised to Strike Over Cost of Living Concerns

Organizers say the strike could have immediate impacts on wastewater treatment and freezing weather road maintenance.

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News Jan 25 2:14 PM

Following Public Scrutiny, Mayor Wheeler Pivots to Competitive Process for Gunshot Detection Pilot Program

Pilot program will begin in March, pending City Council approval and public input.

City Hall Jan 25 11:32 AM

Portland Moves a Step Closer to Overhauling Government with a New Voting District Commission

City officials say they are concerned, but on schedule to transition to a new form of government by 2025.

News Jan 24 4:12 PM

Portland Thorns Fire Trainer, Assistant Coach Following Yet Another Investigation

Investigators recommended the staff members be placed on leave, but the team opted to fire them.

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News Jan 19 11:15 AM

Success of Measure 110 Remains in Question, According to State Audit

Oregon must collect better data to evaluate impact of drug decriminalization program.

City Hall Jan 14 6:17 PM

Mayor’s Office Warned of Adviser Sam Adams’ Concerning Behavior in 2021

Majority of the allegations that Adams violated the city’s professional conduct rules were recorded a full year before he was allegedly terminated

News Jan 13 3:01 PM

More Women Accuse YouTuber Andrew Callaghan of Sexual Misconduct and Assault

We spoke to one of the women who accused him TikTok and two others who have yet to come forward publicly.

News Jan 13 1:56 PM

Debate Over Police Presence in Portland Schools Heats Up as Leaders Discuss Gun Violence

School leaders say they are looking for a holistic safety approach as pressure grows to make a decision about School Resource Officers.

News Jan 10 2:57 PM

Living Room Theaters Employees Picket in Downtown Portland

Staff say they were told not to discuss a coworker's termination at work or outside of work.

News Jan 9 1:45 PM

Portland Thorns Announce New Head Coach Amid Leadership Upheaval

Former assistant coach Mike Norris felt like a "no-brainer" choice after the team's tumultuous season.

Transportation Jan 6 1:48 PM

Advocates Fear Increased Pedestrian Deaths in Planned Rose Quarter Project

ODOT’s own analysis of the project shows an increased risk in pedestrians being hit by cars.

News Jan 4 11:42 AM

Exit Interview: Portland NAACP’s Outgoing Leadership on Repairing the Organization's Legacy

"The practice of justice is hard and sometimes painful, but it’s always worth it."

News Dec 28 12:55 PM

Q&A: Commissioner Rubio on Her First Two Years in Office and Her Role on a New City Council

In January, Rubio will be the most progressive member on Portland City Council. What does that mean to her?

News Dec 22 4:13 PM

UPDATE: Five Warming Shelters Open in Portland Area During Winter Storm

Officials add a fifth shelter Thursday after high demand.

Transportation Dec 22 1:55 PM

Q&A: Metro President Lynn Peterson on New Book, Roadways for People

Peterson calls for greater community engagement in transportation planning.

News Dec 15 9:00 AM

Portland Street Response Sees 700 Percent Increase In Workload After Citywide Expansion

The latest report on the first response team exposes weak spots in the rapidly expanding program.

News Dec 14 1:16 PM

How a California Nonprofit Has Shaped City Council's Homeless Encampment Plan

Email records shows how input from an out-of-state organization took precedent over local expertise.

News Dec 9 2:17 PM

PPB Changes Policy On When It Releases Officers' Names After Shootings

The change comes months after the bureau stopped following the original policy.

News Dec 8 11:00 AM

Black Portlanders File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against City and Legacy Emanuel Hospital Over 1970s Displacement

The plaintiffs allege the city and hospital conspired against their families due to the color of their skin.

Health Dec 6 3:20 PM

An Update on Viruses Currently Plaguing Portland

The latest on COVID, RSV, mpox, and the flu

News Dec 6 1:47 PM

Workers at Homeless Nonprofit New Avenues for Youth Announce Union Drive

Organizers cite low pay, limited time off, and lack of board representation as their main concerns.

News Dec 2 12:14 PM

Q&A: Small Business Advocate Ashley Henry on How City Money Goes Into the Pockets of the PBA

Henry says city dollars are directly subsidizing the work and the political views of the powerful lobbying group.

News Dec 1 11:34 AM

Merritt Paulson Will Sell Portland Thorns, Keep Timbers

The decision follows a year of mounting pressure to sell after abuse allegations.

News Nov 30 12:30 PM

City Council Passes $27 Million Budget Package to Fund Homeless Encampment Plan

According to the county, the budget package requires cuts that could lead to at least two current homeless shelters shuttering within the year—and the elimination of rent assistance programs.

Cops Nov 29 11:22 AM

City Agrees to End the Use of "Flash-Bang" Grenades in Settlement With Don't Shoot Portland

The settlement also includes a $250,001 payout to plaintiffs.

News Nov 28 4:12 PM

The Majority of Portland-Area New Seasons Stores Have Moved to Unionize

Ten out of 19 New Seasons grocery stores have joined the local labor movement.