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Portland health care nonprofit plans 71 affordable units
News 5 days ago
Portland health care nonprofit plans 71 affordable units

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare is just months away from breaking ground on a building with 71 affordable apartments and eventually, an adjacent...

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ODOT seeks I-5 Rose Quarter advisory committee members
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ODOT seeks I-5 Rose Quarter advisory committee members

Community members have one more week to serve on the new Community Advisory Committee to help design the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project. The...

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Controversial infill plan returns to City Council on Thursday
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Controversial infill plan returns to City Council on Thursday

The City Council is scheduled to take up the controversial proposal to build more homes in Portland on Thursday, Feb. 13. As currently written, the...

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Controversial infill plan returns to City Council on Wednesday
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Controversial infill plan returns to City Council on Wednesday

As currently written, the Residential Infill Project would allow up to four units on most residential lots in existing single-family neighborhoods....

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Council delays neighborhood reform vote, announces infill project schedule
News 2 weeks ago
Council delays neighborhood reform vote, announces infill project schedule

The City Council took different approaches to two contentious measures that were on the agenda for Wednesday, Jan. 28 - the Civic Life Code Change...

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Audit: Portland cannabis regulation falling short
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Audit: Portland cannabis regulation falling short

The Portland program to regular the emerging cannabis industry is not up to the task, according to an audit released by the City Auditor's Office...

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City to spend $8 million to extend North Park Blocks
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City to spend $8 million to extend North Park Blocks

Portland Parks & Recreation has announced it will spend $8 million to extend the North Park Blocks by transforming a city-owned parking lot...

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Hotel, apartments planned for 23-story Pearl District tower
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Hotel, apartments planned for 23-story Pearl District tower

A 23-story mixed-use building designed by Otak will be one of the first projects in the Pearl District to be built under new height and density...

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Portland Community College manufacturing training facility finally breaks ground in Scappoose
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Portland Community College manufacturing training facility finally breaks ground in Scappoose

Portland Community College this week broke ground on the long-awaited manufacturing training center in Scappoose. Leaders from PCC, Columbia County...

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Portland Mayor Wheeler to discuss city's reactions to homelessness
News 3 weeks ago
Portland Mayor Wheeler to discuss city's reactions to homelessness

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has announced a schedule of four upcoming community conversations on homelessness. The first event, in partnership with...

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Gresham plays host to Legal Services Day
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Gresham plays host to Legal Services Day

As part of an ongoing effort in Multnomah County to help low-income people apply for jobs, attain housing and regain their driver's licenses, a...

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Portland affordable housing completed at Louisa Flowers
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Portland affordable housing completed at Louisa Flowers

Address: 515 N. E. Holladay St. This 188,000 square-foot, 12-story affordable housing project broke ground in 2018. The ground floor offers...

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She and he build 'she-sheds' in Sherwood
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She and he build 'she-sheds' in Sherwood

When Anthony and Jamie Taylor-Weber were looking for a work space to run Anthony's home inspection business, they initially thought that a small...

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Boring residents beckon Portland to oppose filtration plant
News 4 weeks ago
Boring residents beckon Portland to oppose filtration plant

The project to build a water filtration plant in Boring appears to be moving forward. The contentious endeavor at Carpenter Lane is a proposed 40...

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Activists say beloved Portland tree doomed by development
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Activists say beloved Portland tree doomed by development

The man named Merlin wrapped his home around a tree, and lived happily… until the forces of change came calling. It sounds like something ripped...

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Activists call for up to 8 housing units on most lots
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Activists call for up to 8 housing units on most lots

Up to eight housing units could be built on most residential lots in Portland under a proposal headed to the City Council. The proposal is being...

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Horner takes helm at key Portland housing nonprofit
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Horner takes helm at key Portland housing nonprofit

The architecture of a crucial affordable housing nonprofit is changing - with a new leader overseeing their ambitious plans to create 1,000 living...

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Controversial neighborhood reform plan heading back to City Council
News 1 month ago
Controversial neighborhood reform plan heading back to City Council

The City Council will consider extending a controversial process to reform Portland's public involvement system on Thursday, Jan. 9. During the 2 p...

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Rent increases slow dramatically in Portland
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Rent increases slow dramatically in Portland

Portland's red hot rental market is finally cooling off, according to a new report. After experiencing some of the highest rent increases in the...

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Shattered Oregon foster care system pins hopes on consultants' work
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Shattered Oregon foster care system pins hopes on consultants' work

Consultants hired to lift Oregon's foster care system out of dysfunction closed up shop Dec. 20, and are expected to walk away with $3.5 million...

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Despite problems, Wheeler upbeat about the future of Portland
News 2 months ago
Despite problems, Wheeler upbeat about the future of Portland

Mayor Ted Wheeler delivered a mostly upbeat end-of-the-year message to Portlanders during a morning press conference at City Hall on Friday, Dec....

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Barricades go up as Ross Island traffic changes begin
News 2 months ago
Barricades go up as Ross Island traffic changes begin

Barricades have gone up in southwest Portland as a new pilot program launched Monday morning - bringing changes to many drivers' daily commute. In...

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Hillsdale Food Front's efforts to survive fall short
News 2 months ago
Hillsdale Food Front's efforts to survive fall short

The Food Front Cooperative Grocery in Hillsdale is closing on Dec. 30 after 12 years at that location. Another grocery store will take its place in...

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198-unit senior community breaks ground in Tigard Triangle
News 2 months ago
198-unit senior community breaks ground in Tigard Triangle

An upscale Tigard senior living community has the distinction of becoming the first construction project to develop in Tigard Triangle under its so...

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Hillsdale Food Front's efforts to survive fall short
News 2 months ago
Hillsdale Food Front's efforts to survive fall short

The Food Front Cooperative Grocery in Hillsdale is closing on December 30 after 12 years at that location. Another grocery store will take its...

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There butt for the grace of receptacles...
News 2 months ago
There butt for the grace of receptacles...

On a brisk November morning, David Mitchell and John Wertzler are doing their part to stop the spread of one of the greatest environmental threats...

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3-day notice: Headwaters Apartments tenants forced to leave
News 2 months ago
3-day notice: Headwaters Apartments tenants forced to leave

While many spent Thanksgiving around the dinner table, others were forced to leave their partly city-owned Portland apartment complex. On Sunday,...

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'We're not happy': Jordan Cove protest fills governor's Capitol office
News 2 months ago
'We're not happy': Jordan Cove protest fills governor's Capitol office

Protesters upset over a natural gas pipeline that will cut across Southern Oregon filled Gov. Kate Brown's ceremonial office in Salem Thursday, Nov...

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Sources: City resets clock for rewriting code on neighborhoods
News 3 months ago
Sources: City resets clock for rewriting code on neighborhoods

Portland's neighborhood-related organizations will remain unchanged for at least three years under a proposal the City Council is expected to...

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Metro sells land near MAX stop to developers for $1,000
News 3 months ago
Metro sells land near MAX stop to developers for $1,000

Developers of two huge, high-density apartment complexes going up in the Civic Neighborhood purchased the acreage from the Metro regional...

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