Gov. Kate Brown moved teachers and school staff ahead of seniors for COVID-19 vaccinations, trying to prod teachers back into classrooms. But many teachers aren’t gung-ho about returning.
In the event, less than 500 people gathered on soccer fields in the soggy park.
Mac Smiff says he knows why many Portlanders dislike Ted Wheeler. And last night, he got to tell Wheeler to his face.
March organizers had clearly planned it ahead of time. Lanes and exits were already secured, with cars blocking lanes of traffic to protect protesters.
Lovell will become the fourth black police chief in Portland history. “He’s the exact right person at the exact right moment,” Resch said.
“Stop right there, get on your knees!” Greg Mitchell recalls the officer saying. “Put your hands up!”