West Hills neighbors push back against plans to expand the Japanese Garden.
A well-trodden path nestled near the edge of Portland’s
Japanese Garden winds into Forest Park, the city’s 5,167-acre urban
green space. A sign reads, “Path to Wildwood Trail,” marking o
Portland has 25,000 places where the city doesn't comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act
In 2011, the city of Portland and the Portland Timbers
completed a $31 million renovation of the stadium now called Providence
Park. The city-owned stadium added a concourse, concession stands,
A native Portlander talks about his (so far) lonely effort to recall the mayor and a city commissioner.
Ray Horton is fed up.
Like a lot of
Portlanders, he resents the idea that households might have to pay a
$144-per-year fee to pave streets. And he’s irritated by what he views
as the high-ha
The City Commissioner talks about his (so far) unsuccessful fight to raise $50 million a year for streets.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick’s road forward is uphill.
councilor has begun a goodwill tour to heal the rancor from his attempt
this spring to cram a citywide “street
The wrong turns that Steve Novick took to raise more money for Portland’s roads.
City Commissioner Steve Novick has led the parade for new road funding into a blind alley.
He’s the architect of
a plan to raise at least $40 million a year for transportation projects
In the primary election fight over Portland water, which side is using the airwaves to dupe voters? As it turns out, both.
For a while there, it looked as if the backers of a
measure to take control of Portland’s water and sewer systems from City
Hall were going to flood the airwaves with campaign ads.
But so far
Hales’ chief of staff responds to a claim she targeted an HIV-positive employee.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales’ chief of staff, Gail
Shibley, is fighting back against allegations she pressured a staffer
into revealing he was HIV-positive and called him a “skank” after he
An aide mayor Hales said would help lead the Portland Harbor cleanup has a conflict.
Mayor Charlie Hales was hoping to make a big splash in the Superfund cleanup of the Portland Harbor.
In October, Hales
announced he had lured state Sen. Jackie Dingfelder (D-Portland) to
The mayor says he makes his decisions thinking about one intersection. We went there. It needs paving.
Charlotte Hurt says she didn’t choose to move to Southeast
127th Avenue and Mill Court. And she hasn’t heard of Portland Mayor
Hurt moved last year
to a turquoise cottage fo