Metro Council President Tom Hughes didn't need say much to convince Portland City Council to cast the key votes for his long-desired $198 million Oregon Convention Center hotel. All five commissioners had More
Portland City Council voted this evening to approve Metro's plan for a Hyatt hotel at the Oregon Convention Center, accepting the $198 million plan presented by Metro Council President Tom Hughes with only a minor amendment.
"The risk is reasonable, the opportunity is considerable, and this investment supports our values," said Mayor Charlie Hales. "This investment passes ...
Rep. Earl Blumenauer wants to cut Willamette Superfund costs. His wife works for a company paying the bills.
For more than a decade, the federal government has been
demanding that companies along the Willamette River clean up their mess
in the Portland Harbor.
And no one has been more adamant about get
The Oregon Bus Project's national search for a new executive director has made a local selection: Tara Sulzen, a Portland State University urban studies administrator.
Sulzen succeeds founder Jefferson Smith and Caitlin Baggott at the wheel of the Bus. More
The Pearl District Neighborhood Association voted last night to release $10,000 in funds for legal action against the City of Portland over City Commissioner Amanda Fritz's plan to move homeless camp Right 2 Dream Too beneath ...
The Portland Police Bureau has been sweeping homeless camps out of downtown parks since Mayor Charlie Hales' big crackdown last month.
Today, the cops netted a high-profile item in Chapman Square: A stolen bicycle owned by ...
Jeff Cogen’s resignation means local pols are maneuvering for new chairs.
Jeff Cogen has simplified the 2016 election for Charlie Hales.
Multnomah County chairman announced last week he’ll resign Sept. 16—two
months after revelations of his affair wi