The city poured $96 million into reviving Lents. Where’s the rebirth of this East Portland neighborhood?
In the past few months, Mayor Charlie Hales has talked
about changing the way the city of Portland tries to bring struggling,
rundown neighborhoods back to life.
He calls it “place-making.”
UPDATE: Campaign delays signature turn-in until Jan. 21
UPDATE, 12:52 pm Friday, Jan. 17: The water district campaign is delaying turning in its signatures until Tuesday, Jan. 21, saying it didn't realize it couldn't submit additional signatures after the first batch."We just found out that no additional signatures will be accepted after we turn in," says co-petitioner Kent Craford, "and we still have some sheets out there. So we're going to wai...
Records show more than 840 people suggested TriMet name the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge after street musician “Working” Kirk Reeves—far more than suggested any other name. TriMet released its tallies of suggested names for the transit bridge this morning after ...
On a recent morning, a flagger standing next to the under-construction Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Bridge told a WW employee that the landmark was getting a new name: The Abigail Scott Duniway Transit Bridge.
"That's what everybody's saying," she told our jogging correspondent.
If anybody was happier than Bob Sallinger to hear the Port of Portland had sailed out of a development deal for West Hayden Island, it was the residents of nearby manufactured homes and houseboats. Sallinger, the conservation director for the Audubon Society o...More
Portland City Commissioner NickFish tells WW that as soon as he was given the Water Bureau to oversee, he gave his staff an order: “SellthegoddamnedWaterHouse.”
The city has made the sale, though at a huge loss.
On Jan. 4, the city unloaded that controversial building—a water-efficient demonstration More