The Oregon House of Representatives passed two bills containing $200 million to address the state’s housing shortage and homelessness crisis.
Author: Elena Neale-Sacks
NW Natural’s uncertain future: Beat Check podcast
Last month, Eugene became the first city in Oregon to ban natural gas appliances in new homes. Within days, the utility company NW Natural launched a campaign to overturn the ban.
What went wrong at the Multnomah County animal shelter: Beat Check podcast
Deputy politics editor Jamie Goldberg peels back the curtain on years of animal neglect, mismanagement, and high staff turnover at the Multnomah County Animal Shelter.
Behind the scenes of the Oregon bourbon scandal: Beat Check podcast
Oregonian/OregonLive enterprise reporter Noelle Crombie peels back the curtain on her reporting on the recent bourbon scandal plaguing the Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission.
A look inside an LA tent camp that could influence Portland’s plans: Beat Check podcast
The Oregonian/OregonLive’s homelessness reporter, Nicole Hayden, recounts a recent reporting trip she took to Los Angeles to see how things were going at a large tent camp there — one that’s run by a nonprofit that may end up operating one or more of Portland’s forthcoming tent sites.
The middle schoolers are not alright: Beat Check podcast
The Oregonian/OregonLive’s K-12 education reporter, Julia Silverman, talks about the surge in student misbehavior and mental health challenges since the start of the pandemic, especially in middle schools.
Soccer Made in Portland podcast: NWSL draft preview, a pair of PTFC hires
On this week’s episode of Soccer Made in Portland, Chris and Ryan debate New Years greetings and discuss the NWSL draft, a couple of new PTFC hires, and their otherworldly experiences at a few Portland restaurants.