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Cops Today 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 Yesterday 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.

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Cops Nov 23 4:45 PM

Police Identify Man Killed by Portland Officers Saturday Morning

It's still unclear why police decided to shoot Immanueal Jaquez Clark-Johnson, 30.

Transportation Nov 23 3:18 PM

Rose Quarter I-5 Expansion Won’t Impact Environment, State Assessment Finds

Critics of the project argue the state is underestimating the impact of the project.

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labor Nov 18 2:31 PM

Afuri Restaurant Employees Announce Independent Union Drive

Staff at Afuri described working conditions that have been particularly chaotic over the last several months as the company expands in the Portland area.

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Housing Nov 17 11:21 AM

City Council Will Threaten to Withhold Homeless Service Funding Unless County Pays for Rental Assistance

Those who've been closely following the city's relationship with the county in recent years consider this a political play.

News Nov 15 3:42 PM

UPDATE: Portlander Shot By Security Guard With Alleged White Nationalist Ties Calls on DA to Convict

Kolby Ross is accusing the county prosecutor's office of mishandling a case that let a shooter walk free.

labor Nov 15 9:09 AM

Staff at North Interstate New Seasons Join Union Drive

Arbor Lodge New Seasons workers want living wages, a fair attendance policy, adaquate staffing levels, and more.

City Hall Nov 14 3:07 PM

But Wait, There’s More: The Next Phase of Portland Charter Amendments

The Charter Review Commission wants your feedback on another round of potenial amendments.

News Nov 11 2:01 PM

Mayor Proposes First Round of Funding to Run Sanctioned Homeless Encampments

The complete proposal will need significantly more funding—and the buy-in of skeptical neighborhood groups—to be realized.

Transportation Nov 10 10:28 AM

TriMet Board Advances Plan to Increase Fare by 30 Cents in 2024

The board will vote on an official proposal in May following public engagement.

News Nov 6 7:19 AM

YOUR SUNDAY READING LIST: Council Votes to "Keep Portland MEAN" and Criminalize Homelessness

Plus: A wild look at Portland's underground scene, carnivorous 9-foot lizards, and David Sedaris is looking for a dead body.

Housing Nov 3 10:31 AM

Is City Council’s Proposal to Ban Unsheltered Homelessness Legal?

A review of recent cases by attorneys familiar with laws regarding homelessness finds that it might not be.

News Nov 2 11:35 AM

Homeless Portlanders Urge City Officials to Reconsider Mass Encampment Plan

Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Ryan were asked to involve the perspective of homeless Portlanders before passing a plan to criminalize homelessness in Portland.

News Oct 27 4:15 PM

City Council Hears Public Feedback on Proposal to Criminalize Unsheltered Homelessness

City commissioners will hold a final vote on the proposal on Thursday, November 3.

Election 2022 Oct 27 1:20 PM

Oregon Judge Clears Rene Gonzalez of Historic Elections Fine

The case hinged on whether $250 per month is a fair market price for downtown office space.

Cops Oct 25 11:09 AM

City Council Set to Approve $47,500 to Settle Police Abuse Case

Cushing is one of at least nine Portlanders whose civil cases against the city for officers' conduct at 2020 demonstrations has resulted in a settlement payout from the city.

News Oct 25 8:08 AM

Oregon is Poised to Pass the Strongest Gun Law in the US With Measure 114

Not all progressive supporters of gun control are sold on the proposal

Housing Oct 21 1:52 PM

Wheeler, Ryan Unveil Unfunded Proposal to Criminalize Homelessness

The proposal lacks significant funding, clear support from other government agencies, and interested contractors to carry it out.

News Oct 20 5:05 PM

Workers at Slabtown New Seasons Vote to Unionize

The vote doubles the size of the growing New Seasons Labor Union.

Transportation Oct 19 1:28 PM

Portland to Lower Speed Limit Around Cleveland High School and Return Bike Boxes to SE 26th

The city is also requesting the state transportation agency create School Speed Zones around all schools on state-owned streets.

Transportation Oct 18 5:40 PM

Portland City Council to Consider Lowering Speed Limit on SE Powell Near Cleveland High School

The proposal would create "School Speed Zones" around all schools on state-owned highways.

Election 2022 Oct 17 1:15 PM

Tuesday, October 18, is the Last Day to Register to Vote

Voters are encouraged to make any changes to their voter information by October 18.

labor Oct 14 8:42 AM

Workers at Two Northeast Portland New Seasons Stores File to Join Burgeoning Independent Union

Concordia and Grant Parks New Seasons workers represent the sixth and seventh New Seasons stores that have announced plans to form a union this year.

News Oct 13 3:40 PM

Multnomah County District Attorney Announces “Immigration Neutral” Prosecution Policies

The policies would mitigate disproportionate impacts of the criminal justice system on noncitizens without creating more lenient sentences, DA says.