Two state representatives—both progressive women of color—have signed onto an open letter denouncing the advocacy campaign People for Portland for engaging in what the letter characterizes as racist fear-mongering that demonizes the poor.
Author: Aaron Mesh
Portland Officials Will Remove On-Street Parking Near 350 Intersections, in a Major Safety Fix
Nearly two years after
Spot the Difference: Here’s How Multnomah County’s Commission Districts Might Shift After the Census
The Mulnomah County auditor has redrawn the districts for the county board of commissioners.
Portland Tech Executive Lands in Facebook Papers
A Portland tech executive is at the center of the latest public relations nightmare for Facebook.
Really Good Stuff Sues Lounge Lizard for Damages From Three-Alarm Fire
The owner of Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard vintage shop Really Good Stuff has sued neighboring furniture shop Lounge Lizard over the three-alarm fire that consumed both of their businesses this month.
Portland Has Nearly Made Up Its Rain Deficit for the Year
The “bomb cyclone” soaking the Pacific Northwest this weekend could dump three inches of rain in Oregon’s wildfire-ravaged southern forests and send Portland’s autumn foliage flying into gutters.
Sen. Betsy Johnson Is Running for Oregon Governor as an Independent
Oregon state Sen.
Feds Will Select Site of Wind Farm Off Oregon’s Coast by Next Summer
On Oct. 13, the Biden Administration announced plans for seven offshore wind farms along much of the nation’s coastline—including one in the Pacific Ocean off the Oregon Coast.
Thomas Lauderdale and Tim Boyle Rise to the Defense of Teddy Roosevelt
A group of more than a dozen Portland power brokers has raised objections to City Hall over plans to not restore statues of former U.S. presidents that were toppled during civil unrest.
5 Maps of Portland’s Cultural Oddities Show How We’re Different from Seattle and San Francisco
Portland is having a midlife crisis.