Multnomah County’s animal shelter has cut its kill rate, but activists say it could do more.
Not all lost, stray or unwanted pets end up at Multnomah
County Animal Services, but when they do, its shelter is often the end
of the line.
“Private shelters can
choose,” says Mike Oswa
How much debt has Portland passed on to residents via bonds?
Like most major cities, Portland puts the
cost of many of its public essentials—sewers, parks and public
safety—on the credit card. The bonds Portland has sold also paid for urban
The City of Portland has been a minor
player in the proposed $3.5 billion Columbia River Crossing—with its
wide freeway bridges and light rail to Vancouver, Wash. But the
mega-project will pro
Senator says her nursing license is now up to date, after claiming she didn't know it had expired
Senator Laurie Monnes Anderson (D-Gresham) has come under fire this week for providing inaccurate information in the state voters pamphlet for primary and general elections this year: Republicans charge she shouldn't be listing her occupation as a registered nurse when her license to practice expired in 2009. “If Laurie Monnes Anderson intentionally misrepresented her status as a lic...
Safety concerns spark expansion of entertainment area
City officials have proposed a new step toward reinventing Portland’s Old Town and Chinatown as a new entertainment district: Expanding pedestrian-only blocks on weekend nights.
An Office of Neighborhood Involvement proposal (first ...
Last Sunday, Bus Project volunteers barreled smack into the anti-Portland fever burning ever hotter in Clackamas County.Every election cycle, Portland voter registration group loads up its vehicle with volunteers and goes out to knock in doors in different parts of the state, usually although not always on behalf of Democratic candidates or causes.
But the recent Bus trip to the Clackama...