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Good morning, Portland! I hope you had a restful weekend. Today brings highs in the mid-40s and the "possibility" of snow flurries. Bundle up, and look out for those who are living outside this winter. Interested in doing more to keep your unhoused neighbors warm and fed this winter? Learn about donation drops and volunteering opportunities here.

- The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) has updated its internal policy on when the department releases the names of officers who use deadly force against members of the public—months after not adhering to the policy's predecessor. They’ve also released the names of officers responsible for shooting Portlanders since July, whose names have been withheld. Take a peek at our updated stories in this handy thread: 

- As promised, the city carried out a massive homeless sweep in southeast Portland Friday. The action came after Salt & Straw threatened to move its central office—located in southeast—out of state. Profits over people: The Portland Way. 

- ICYMI: Last week, during a chat with members of the Portland Business Alliance, Mayor Ted Wheeler said he’s no longer interested in allowing his decisions on homeless issues to be informed by experts. I’ll let him take it from here: “I have these so-called experts telling me I’m inhumane! Because I’m asking people not to occupy our public spaces wall to wall. At some point for me I’ll take common sense over expertise.” 

- Workers at a third New Seasons market have voted to unionize, effectively forcing management to recognize their existence:

- The hospitals in the Portland metro area have all shifted into crisis standards of care, as a cornucopia of viruses spread across Oregon. According to OPB, this is “the first time the metro region’s health system has entered crisis standards of care for adult and pediatric intensive care units since the COVID-19 pandemic began.” 

- We’ve got a price tag for the project to build a new I-5 bridge spanning the Columbia: $7.5 billion. Hot damn! Will Oregon and Washington be able to pony up the funds, avoiding the fate of the last interstate bridge project? Mercury reporter Isabella Garcia explains it all

- Los Angeles has its first woman in the mayor’s office. Karen Bass was sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris as Los Angeles’ 43rd mayor Sunday. Her first priority in office? Declare a homeless state of emergency in the city. It’s worth paying attention to how LA tackles homelessness under new leadership—us West Coast cities can learn from one another. 

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- With less than a month in office, outgoing Arizona Governor Doug Ducey decided to plop shipping containers lined with razor wire along the state’s southern border with Mexico. A sheriff has determined that Ducey’s move is technically “illegal dumping” and plans on taking action. 

- A US helicopter raid in Syria killed two Islamic State officials Sunday morning. The government says it “appears” no civilians were injured in the attack. 

- Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Peru this weekend, calling for the resignation of President Dina Boluarte and the release from custody of Pedro Castillo, the center-left president ousted Wednesday by lawmakers after he sought to dissolve Congress. At least two young people have been killed and dozens injured as Peruvian police crack down on the protests.