City Commissioner Amanda Fritz proposes overhauling fees on developers to fund parks.
City Commissioner Amanda Fritz is proposing a massive
increase in some of the fees the city charges developers of new homes
and commercial buildings.
Fritz is proposing an overhaul of the fees
Car-sharing-app company Uber does two things: grow and devour.
Like Audrey II, the talking plant in Little Shop of Horrors, the car-sharing-app company Uber—whose troubled entry to Portland is the subject of our cover story this week—does two things: gro
The city can’t back up its tough talk about cracking down on Uber.
It’s been nearly two weeks since Uber invaded Portland with a ride-sharing service that defies the city’s taxi rules.
Portland officials pledged to take Uber to court, levy hefty fines and imp
A Woodstock hair stylist is leading the fight for Portlanders to vote on the street fee.
Since May, Ann Sanderson has been battling the Portland street fee. She also helped design it.
Sanderson, 50, owns
Odango Hair Studio in the Woodstock neighborhood. When she spoke out
Park rangers seek higher wages and better training as the city questions their worth.
It’s not the first time Dustin Meyer and Angela Wilson have caught the man drinking with his pals in the South Park Blocks.
The two Army green-
and khaki-clad Portland park rangers stand betwe
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