It was Mayor Vera Katz vs. the Willamette River. That night, Katz won.
In February 1996, a
sudden blast of warm air and heavy rains melted the Cascade Mountains
snowpack and set loose flooding a
Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen have gone on some
memorable dates. They’ve investigated the life history of a free-range
chicken they were about to consume, fled zombie hordes of moonlighting
For 39 days, Occupy Portland turned two downtown parks
into a revolutionary campout. In one helter-skelter night, the
protesters took over the streets. Then came the dawn, the cops, and the
Every great civilization has an origin story. For modern Portland, it is an exodus from Moses.
Robert Moses, the master builder of New York City’s grid of expressways
and bridges who
The Saturday, Sept. 4, 1982, edition of the Oregon Journal, Portland’s second daily newspaper, left no doubt it would be the last.
“FINAL EDITION,” the headline blared. The spin from the Journ
The political activists who tried and failed this spring to wrest control of Portland utilities from City Hall are reviving their call for a criminal investigation into the construction of an expensive Bureau of Environmental Services office building.
Hales responds to damning city audit of sewer building.
Responding to a damning city audit of a sewer office building that tripled in cost, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is proposing a public report to track cost increases on any contract or construction project that goes before City Counc...