The YWCA is closing its emergency domestic-violence shelter, but officials hope a new strategy will help cushion the loss.
Every day at 9 am, the Portland Women’s
Crisis Line website updates the availability at the city’s four
emergency shelters. Most mornings, it’s the same answer: no vacancy.
Despite that se
Portland RisingPortland joins 1 billion women (and men) worldwide to
march, dance and speak out against violence against women. Meet at
Director Park for a flash mob of “Break the Chain.” At 3
The city is subsidizing a church-affiliated bar that plans to give away all its profits.
Stop us if you’ve heard this one: A bureaucrat, a preacher and The New York Times walk into a bar.
The punch line? The Times’
glowing story Jan. 20 revealing that the Portland Development
Amanda Fritz bankrolled her own re-election. Now she wants to resurrect public campaign financing.
City Commissioner Amanda Fritz spent her
nest egg last year—more than $375,000 of her own money—to buy four more
years in Portland City Hall.
“Most people could
not and would not do what
Lawmakers’ first order of business: Find $450 million for a rebranded CRC project.
After more than a decade and $160 million spent on
planners, consultants and lobbyists, the proposed $3.5 billion Columbia
River Crossing’s moment has finally arrived.
You are simply amazing.
In November and December, 5,450 of you gave $1,967,423 to local nonprofits through Willamette Week’s
Give!Guide. That’s nearly 100 times the amount you donated through
The state’s new mental hospital is drawing fire—and it hasn’t even been built yet.
The road for the Oregon State Hospital in Junction City
stretches across an open field, waiting to lead people to the state’s
newest mental health facility.
State officials have
The artist who brought millionaire fugitive John McAfee to Portland admits he’s getting a bit wigged out himself.
The trail of John McAfee has run from
Belize to Guatemala to Miami in recent months as the software
millionaire fled questioning in a murder case and was deported to the
Along the way, Mc