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198-unit senior community breaks ground in Tigard Triangle
News 6 days 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 6 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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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Karen and Sid DeBoer honored with the 2019 Vollum Award for Lifetime Achievement by AFP
News 1 month ago
Karen and Sid DeBoer honored with the 2019 Vollum Award for Lifetime Achievement by AFP

It's been said that your greatness is not determined by what you have, but by what you give. For years, Sid and Karen DeBoer have been giving to...

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Sources: Hearing on rewrite of neighborhood  groups scheduled
News 1 month ago
Sources: Hearing on rewrite of neighborhood groups scheduled

The first Portland City Council meeting on the controversial rewrite of the civic engagement process will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday,...

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Bank of America funds Portland parks program
News 1 month ago
Bank of America funds Portland parks program

Bank of America has awared the Portland Parks Foundation and Portland Parks & Recreation a $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant from Bank to expand...

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Wheeler appoints new director of Office of Youth Violence Prevention
News 1 month ago
Wheeler appoints new director of Office of Youth Violence Prevention

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has appointed the next director of the Office of Youth Violence Prevention. Nike Greene will replace Antoinette Edwards,...

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Report: Gresham renters evicted after using city program
News 2 months ago
Report: Gresham renters evicted after using city program

Gresham City Council is investigating allegations that community members who utilized the city-run Rental Inspection Program may have faced...

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Alpenrose Dairy future still unsure
News 2 months ago
Alpenrose Dairy future still unsure

The saga of Alpenrose Dairy and its popular community facilities on the southwestern edge of Portland is not over, and community members are on...

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Fewer clouds over Alpenrose Dairy future?
News 2 months ago
Fewer clouds over Alpenrose Dairy future?

The saga of Alpenrose Dairy and its popular community facilities on the southwestern edge of Portland is not over, and a recent court ruling doesn...

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Kinokuniya bookstore makes the leap from Japan to Portland
News 2 months ago
Kinokuniya bookstore makes the leap from Japan to Portland

The downtown Portland outlet of Books Kinokuniya has opened at last. The store, which occupies the former space of the Guild Theater in Director...

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2019 Portland Insight Survey to be presented to the City Council
News 2 months ago
2019 Portland Insight Survey to be presented to the City Council

The City Council will be briefed on the 2019 Portland Insights Survey on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The survey, which was conducted by the City Budget...

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Family provides the fuel for Chown Hardware success
News 3 months ago
Family provides the fuel for Chown Hardware success

As Chown Hardware rolls toward its 140th anniversary on Sept. 15, it might be easy to assume there's a tendency to maintain a business-as-usual...

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Civic engagement changes spark neighborhood debate
News 3 months ago
Civic engagement changes spark neighborhood debate

For all the talk of a civic war, the Tuesday night appearance in Multnomah Village of the Portland city official who has enraged some neighborhood...

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Portland civic engagement changes spark neighborhood debate
News 3 months ago
Portland civic engagement changes spark neighborhood debate

For all the talk of a civic war, the appearance in Multnomah Village of the Portland city official who has enraged some neighborhood activists was...

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Grocery union slams stores' temp worker wage plans
News 3 months ago
Grocery union slams stores' temp worker wage plans

A union representing Portland-area grocery workers said Tuesday, Sept. 10, that it canceled contracts with Kroger because of unfair labor practices...

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Renters tax credit? Blumenauer seeks fix for housing crunch
News 3 months ago
Renters tax credit? Blumenauer seeks fix for housing crunch

Housing is a human right, says U. S. Congressman Earl Blumenauer, and for many, the fundamental need has been left unmet. The Oregon Democrat is...

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New rules spark a civic war at City Hall
News 3 months ago
New rules spark a civic war at City Hall

UPDATE: Suk Rhee, director of the Office of Community and Civic Life, will speak to the Multnomah Neighborhood Association on Sept. 10 at Multnomah...

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Council to consider even more residential density
News 3 months ago
Council to consider even more residential density

The City Council will be asked to consider allowing up to six units on many of not most lots currently zoned for single-family homes later this...

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Civic War at City Hall
News 3 months ago
Civic War at City Hall

UPDATE: Suk Rhee, director of the Office of Community and Civic Life, will speak to the Multnomah Neighborhood Association on September 10 at...

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Your City Hall: Council to hear plans for increased residential density
News 3 months ago
Your City Hall: Council to hear plans for increased residential density

WHAT IS HAPPENING? The City Council will be briefed on three current plans related to residential density increases on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Two are...

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Your City Hall: Density plans to be previewed by council
News 3 months ago
Your City Hall: Density plans to be previewed by council

WHAT IS HAPPENING? The City Council will be briefed on three current plans related to residential density increases on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Two are...

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Your City Hall: Many concerned about Portland's future, survey finds
News 3 months ago
Your City Hall: Many concerned about Portland's future, survey finds

WHAT IS HAPPENING? Portland has released a new survey that shows many residents are worried about the future of the city and cite homelessness, the...

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Your City Hall: Input sought on East Portland redevelopment
News 3 months ago
Your City Hall: Input sought on East Portland redevelopment

WHAT IS HAPPENING? The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is seeking public comment on a newly released report on how redevelopment should take...

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Northeast neighborhood leaders oppose civic engagement rewite
News 3 months ago
Northeast neighborhood leaders oppose civic engagement rewite

Representatives of Northeast Portland neighborhood associations are expressing concerns over the proposed rewrite of the civic engagement process...

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Signs of revival
News 4 months ago
Signs of revival

Towering over an intersection on the edge of downtown Portland, the colorful and extravagant Chinatown Gate welcomes visitors and serves as an...

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