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Parkrose High School Students Speak Out Against Planned Freight Development

After years of neglect and environmental injustice, Northeast Portland teens want to turn the tide on plans for a diesel warehouse they say will pollute their school neighborhood

Theater Review: Shaking the Tree Explores the Overlap Between Posession and Inspiration

Even if you're not a fan of poetry, you can still appreciate the horror in Portland Playright Ken Yoshikawa's We Wrote This With You in Mind.

News Feb 21 6:45 PM

Charter Reform: City Approves Lucrative Salary, Severance Packages for Temporary Managers

Portland's new governing structure calls for a handful of deputy city administrators. Commissioners aren't sure they can recruit them.

News Feb 10 5:49 PM

Former Pro Wrestler Arrested on Suspicion of Shooting Wife in Couple's Lents Home

William A. Haynes, AKA Billy Jack Haynes, in custody after standoff with police at Southeast Portland home where Janette Becraft was found dead

Food and Drink Jan 26 3:52 PM

Portland Mercado Food Carts Reopen After Devastating Fire

Rebuilding the market hall will take time, but supporting the carts sounds delicious.

News Jan 23 10:54 AM

Key Hire In City’s New Management Team Announced, to the Surprise of City Leaders

Rene Gonzalez appointed a former fire chief to oversee Portland’s public safety bureaus. The mayor’s office says the move was premature.

News Feb 20 4:00 PM

Portland Rideshare Drivers Call for Government Reform to Fix Unfair Working Conditions

Workers cite low pay, a lack of fare transparency, and differences in worker protections in Oregon and Washington. Advocates say the path to change is through government action.

News Feb 9 12:15 PM

Commissioner Rubio Faces Pushback for Proposal to Support Portland Street Response with Clean Energy Funds

Rubio has offered PSR a lifeline from the Portland Clean Energy Fund. Critics say Rubio is treating PCEF like a slush fund to boost her political aspirations.

News Feb 13 2:04 PM

Despite Being Safe From Deep Budget Cuts, Fire Bureau Puts Mental Health Services on Chopping Block

Amid ballooning firefighter overtime and retirement costs, Portland Fire & Rescue looks to slash Portland Street Response funding.

News Feb 8 6:15 AM

Portland Aims to Have 780 Village-Style Shelter Beds Open by End of 2024

New humanitarian operations director says city will prioritize wraparound services to get people out of shelter and into housing.

Opinion Feb 16 5:02 PM

Dear Ancestry.com, Black People Shouldn’t Have to Pay to Learn Our Heritage

The world’s largest genetic bank charges a small fortune to uncover stolen histories — but should they?

Theater & Performance Feb 19 2:00 PM

Prolab Dance’s Latest Work Unfolded Physically, Virtually, and Upon the Ceiling of Kendall Planetarium

when we were Ocean was intentionally overwhelming but delightful in its exploration.

Transportation Jan 18 8:30 AM

Public Backlash Killed the Last I-5 Bridge Replacement Plan. In the New Version, Critics Say Little Has Changed.

Estimated costs for the Interstate Bridge Replacement nearly doubled in 3 years. Meanwhile, climate advocates fear the new bridge plans don't prioritize public transit, and lack transparency.

Timbers Feb 22 3:16 PM

Will the Timbers Show Up? A 2024 Season Preview

Will the mistakes of last season continue to haunt the Timbers? And is it a new day for the Thorns?

Food and Drink Feb 6 3:00 PM

Southeast Belmont Vegan Bar Sweet Hereafter Announces It Will Soon Close

The Bye and Bye's Sunnyside sister bar will continue to serve up sturdy vegan fare and signature cocktails through the end of February.

News Feb 1 3:15 PM

PBOT Reveals Plan for Major 82nd Avenue Redesign

The transportation bureau released draft design documents for the dangerous east Portland arterial, showing potential for significant change on the street.

Music Feb 13 12:30 PM

North Portland Jazz Club the 1905 Announces Reopening Plans

The Mississippi district music venue closed suddenly in November 2023; new management claims to have remedied its financial issues.

News Feb 5 5:19 PM

Multnomah County Commissioners Clash Over Fentanyl Emergency Declaration

Commissioner Sharon Meieran blasts 90-day fentanyl emergency as "baloney resolution" with no mechanism for results

News Jan 29 11:55 AM

New Report Highlights Major Gaps in Portland Region's Shelter, Housing, and Services for LGBTQ+ Residents

Despite Portland's reputation as a queer-friendly city, barriers to housing and shelter leave vulnerable people displaced.

Food and Drink Feb 20 10:00 AM

L'Orange Culinary Delights Linger on the Mind

It’s French, it’s Pacific Northwest, it’s a little bit Mediterranean, and it’s probably my favorite new restaurant.

Music Feb 15 1:00 PM

The Mercury's 2024 Portland Jazz Festival Picks

From Bob James Quartet to Sudan Archives, the fest's 21st year brings boundary-pushing legends to Portland, Bend, and Seattle.

News Feb 15 2:05 PM

At Long Last, Portland's Bike Ridership Is on the Mend. What Now?

After an alarming report last year revealed a major drop in cycling, Portland’s bike advocates want to change the narrative.

News Feb 6 7:00 AM

Darcelle XV Plaza, Formerly O’Bryant Square, Ignites Heated Debate About Public Space

The blighted downtown site is scheduled to make a comeback in 2025. Some worry plans are being heavily steered by the nearby Ritz-Carlton and other private interests.