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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.

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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.

Coronavirus Oct 13 11:54 AM

Oregonians 5 and Older Eligible for Latest COVID-19 Booster Shots

Youth can start receiving bivalent boosters as early as Thursday.

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Transportation Oct 12 2:08 PM

TriMet Seeks Public Input on Pandemic-Related Bus Service Changes

The changes could ramp up frequent service and expand transit access to underserved areas.

News Oct 11 10:26 AM

Merritt Paulson Resigns as CEO of Portland Thorns, Timbers

Yet Paulson has no plans to sell the teams

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Movies & TV Oct 10 1:00 PM

Remembering Film Archivist and Former Clinton Street Theater Owner Dennis Nyback

The Mercury once described Nyback as "the P.T. Barnum of Cinema."

Transportation Oct 7 10:12 AM

Fatal Crash Spurs Renewed Calls for Transportation Safety Changes on SE Powell

SE Powell Blvd. is one of over a dozen state-owned highways in the Portland metro area.

News Oct 6 10:30 AM

Transgender and Nonbinary Portlanders are Often Misgendered by Death Certificates, Officials Find

Epidemiologists from the Portland metro region are calling for a change to national standards.

Thorns Oct 5 11:34 AM

Thorns, Timbers Management Fires President of Soccer Gavin Wilkinson and President of Business Mike Golub

Owner Merritt Paulson fired his top two executives after a report uncovered their role in enabling abuse against players

News Oct 4 5:04 PM

Thorns, Timbers Fan Groups Sever Ties With Club Management Over "Devastating" Report

Supporters say front office officials including owner Merritt Paulson misled and lied to them.

News Oct 3 4:02 PM

Portland Approves Zenith Proposal for Renewable Fuels Operations

The proposal could lead to the end of Zenith’s ongoing legal battle with the city.

News Oct 3 1:45 PM

Portland Thorns Management Helped Enable and Perpetuate Abuse, According to Damning New Report

Owner Merritt Paulson and president of soccer Gavin Wilkinson have been called out for covering up former manager Paul Riley's actions, protecting him, and impeding the investigation.

Environment Oct 3 11:54 AM

Zenith Seeks Compromise with Portland Amid Legal Challenge

The company will commit to renewable fuels operations if the city grants operational permits for the facility.

News Sep 21 4:14 PM

Candidate Rene Gonzalez Faces Historic Fine for Violating Election Law

Discounted rent could cost the city council hopeful $77,140 in total.

News Sep 21 1:54 PM

Climate Advocates Object to Governor's Nominee for Powerful Transportation Comission

Advocates want greater diversity on the commission and a public nomination process.

News Sep 21 8:00 AM

A Tenant Enrolled in a City Affordable Housing Program Just Received a 50 Percent Rent Increase. How is That Possible?

In a city that touts its numerous renter protections, vulnerable renters are still able to fall through the cracks.

News Sep 16 2:10 PM

Workers at Woodstock New Seasons File to Unionize

The Southeast store is the fifth where workers have filed to unionize in recent months.

News Sep 15 1:48 PM

Commissioner Rubio Proposes an Overhaul to the Portland Clean Energy Fund

The proposal would allow for-profit and government agencies to be funded with PCEF grants.

News Sep 14 3:07 PM

Skaters Dust Off Plans for Steel Bridge Skatepark

The park was the “Crown Jewel” of Portland’s 2008 skatepark masterplan.

News Sep 14 10:08 AM

Portland Street Response is Still Banned From Responding to Suicide Calls or Entering Buildings

Drawn out negotiations with the police union and staffing woes have kept PSR staff from responding to some of the most basic crises.

News Sep 9 2:11 PM

Southeast Portland’s Arleta Triangle Gets a Public Safety Makeover

City leaders are planning to replicate the treatment in other areas of Portland.

News Sep 7 8:00 AM

Why Are Portland's Leaders Opposing Proposed Charter Reforms?

Hint: It might be because the reforms dilute their power.

News Aug 29 1:55 PM

TriMet Unveils a New Frequent Bus Line Following Historic Service Cuts

The agency will prioritize maintaining full frequent service on the route.