Mayor Charlie Hales says he supports the Bureau of Development Services' decision to issue a stop-work order on a controversial Southeast Division Street apartment complex after a state land-use board More
In airing a police-shooting video, Portland cops are learning the art of media self-defense.
When he ran for mayor, Charlie Hales promised he would
change the culture of a Portland Police Bureau known for controversial
shootings and violent treatment of the mentally ill.
Another week, another budget standoff. This time, it's the sequester—$85 billion in federal spending cuts if President Barack Obama can't make a deal with Congress by March 1. Who cares? you say. I only worry about things...More
NewsUPDATE, 5 pm: After a flurry of meetings in the Bureau of Development Services and City Hall, the City of Portland is issuing a stop-work order telling developer Dennis Sackhoff to halt construction on the 37th Street Apartments, an 81-unit complex on Southeast Division Street. "I'm working on a request for them to cease construction," says Paul Scarlet, director of ...
When Mayor Charlie Hales appointed Toby Widmer as interim director of the Portland Bureau of Transportation last month, the job came with clear instructions: Find money to pave roads.So Widmer appeare...
Barely 48 hours before the first police-involved shooting of Mayor Charlie Hales' term—the killing of an emergency room patient allegedly waving a gun outside Portland Adventist Medical Center on Feb. 17—the mayor sat through a cras...