ODOT's anti-camping tactics split opinions in Goose Hollow

Portland Tribune - News
The Oregon Department of Transportation studded a slope near Interstate 405 with boulders in Portland.

Homeless youth need more than basics, PSU study finds

Portland Tribune - News
High self-esteem can play a role too, says Portland State University researcher Katricia Stewart.

Lawmakers want to park suspended licenses for unpaid tickets

Portland Tribune - News
Some worry state practice hits poor people with an expensive legal double-whammy.

Dome digest

Portland Tribune - News
These bills might not make headlines, but they may make a difference to Oregonians.

PERS vote riles union fury toward Dems

Portland Tribune - News
Unions, loyal financial backers of Oregon Democrats, feel betrayed and consider putting their political money elsewhere.

Legislature endorses Oregon's move to national popular vote

Portland Tribune - News
A bill to join other states in ignoring the Electoral College now goes to Gov. Kate Brown's desk.

What time is it? Permanent DST, lawmakers say

Portland Tribune - News
If California joins Oregon and Washington, Congress must let the three states abandon Pacific Standard Time.

Voters could get a say in campaign finance limit fight

Portland Tribune - News
'The big thing is blocking the billionaires, because right now, they can just try to buy it.'

Audit: Foster care changes need time, more staff

Portland Tribune - News
A month before lawmakers adopt a budget, DHS hasn't said how many workers it needs to make things better.

Eudaly leans toward a funicular railway for connection from…

SW Connection - News
Portland's Transportation Commissioner is on board but Amanda Fritz wants Marquam Hill Connector idea dropped

Wilson High School head cheerleader represents Oregon in…

SW Connection - News
Sarah White will be among 50 contestants for Distinguished Young Women program

Hillsdale Farmers Market offers hard-to- find products and…

SW Connection - News
Strawberries, seafood, home canned pickles, croissants and even a knife sharpener

High honor for captain of Wilson High robotics team

SW Connection - News
Junior Rispa Vranka Wafula was one of only 10 teen engineers honored recently

Hotel's storied past unveiled

SW Connection - News
Portlander Shawn Levy's 'Castle on Sunset' goes inside Hollywood's famed Chateau Marmont, which was a haven for stars and 'hiding in plain sight,' he…

Brown weighs plan to squeeze 'kicker' rebate

Portland Tribune - News
Capping the amount taxpayers could receive is one idea being floated to fund housing and infrastructure projects.

New state librarian settling in among stacks of history

Portland Tribune - News
Jennifer Patterson is anxious to become part of Oregon's library community as she learns her way around state and its connection to books.

PERS reform passes after Speaker whips last-minute votes

Portland Tribune - News
After an initial vote, Speaker Tina Kotek was two votes shy of passing her bill. But some late politicking got the job done.

Concert band with Wilson HIgh connections is set to kick…

SW Connection - News
SW Portland Community Band presents 'Blues, Brews and BBQ' at Multnomah Arts Center

Bigfoot says only you can stomp out wildfires

Portland Tribune - News
The big Northwest guy appears in June on state posters and in a social media campaign encouraging people to avoid starting fires.

Colleagues remember Jackie Winters as 'fierce fighter for…

Portland Tribune - News
Elected to the Legislature in 1998 as the state's first African-American Republican, Winters was an icon and leaves a legacy for all Republicans.

Community Events for June

SW Connection - News
Commissioner Nick Fish, Saint Barnabas's Seventieth, Live bluegrass music at Hillsdale Library

Multnomah Village garden is a growing enterprise

SW Connection - News
Neighborhood House volunteer revives and expands garden by plowing under playground

Gun bill demise angers students in 'fight for our lives'

Portland Tribune - News
Young people try to negotiate obstacles as they lobby hard for changes to make their schools safe from gun violence.

Suicide-prevention bills try to shield youth from trauma

Portland Tribune - News
'Our schools have become the de facto social service providers of our communities, yet we hadn't really been funding them that way.'

Despite new bucks, PERS still could gobble up school budgets

Portland Tribune - News
Lawmakers trying to control retirement costs, but grants to local districts might not be enough to block funding erosion.

New era of financial independence looms for Multnomah Arts…

SW Connection - News
City Council-approved budget includes cuts that could mean higher fees at MAC

Most of the things you want to know about the future of the…

SW Connection - News
Budget crunch could mean higher fees for services as Multmnomah Arts Center plans its fiscal future

There could be a funicular railway in Terwilliger Parkway's…

SW Connection - News
The other option would be an elevator and a bridge to get light rail riders up to Marquam Hill

New car-free lane to unsnarl Hawthorne bridgehead

Portland Tribune - News
Portland Bureau of Transportation unveils bike, bus lane on Southwest Madison Street near bridge.

Measure 11 reform, other criminal justice bills move forward

Portland Tribune - News
Criminal justice policies are Legislature's theme of the week, including bill to reform how juveniles accused of violent crimes are tried and…

Cederberg awarded nation's highest police honor

Hillsboro Tribune - News
State Trooper is first Oregonian to receive Medal of Valor from President Trump after surviving a harrowing Christmas Day 2016 shootout.

Unions search for path around dues deduction…

Portland Tribune - News
Legal challenges to the way funds are taken from paychecks put public employee labor groups on the defensive.

Lawmakers wrestle with plans for kicker 'windfall'

Portland Tribune - News
Paying down PERS debt is one strategy, and others want to 'sock it away' for a rainy budget day

You'll know you're not in a Starbucks

SW Connection - News
If Sol Station had a saying it would be, 'Come and stay. Don't drive through and leave.'

Move from Marylhurst to PCC Sylvania pays off for…

SW Connection - News
Southwest Portland welcomes long-running gathering of people who literally make music.

This is not your ordinary cathedral pipe organ

SW Connection - News
Sean Koreski builds wooden organs like those played in the Middle Ages but with a modern component

Ill-fated vaccine fight stoked grassroots anger

Portland Tribune - News
Motivated citizens, egged on by social media campaigns and powerful anti-vaccine groups, left some legislators shaken.

Cap-and-trade bill takes step toward reality

Portland Tribune - News
Landmark carbon pricing proposal moved out of committee on a party-line vote after months of hearings and amendments.

Retired principal 'subbing' at Wilson in wake of…

SW Connection - News
Juanita Valder tries to reassure teachers, staff, students and parents with Facebook message

Sorry Southwest Portland, your streets are too…

SW Connection - News
Again this year, Portland won't be shutting down local streets for bikers and walkers in September

Local brewer caters to gluten-free beer market

SW Connection - News
Gluten intolerant, Dan McIntosh-Tolle crafts beer for himself and others in a small Southwest Portladn store front.

Kids clean up the shore line along the Willamette…

SW Connection - News
Students at Cottonwood School of Civics and Science get some hands-on lessons at the inlet their school was named after

Oregon's roads, bridges and pipes don't pass…

Portland Tribune - News
With a big quake looming, civil engineers society says state needs to spend billions to improve infrastructure.

Oregon taxpayers will get $1 billion back in…

Portland Tribune - News
Economists say the kicker is double the predicted amount and would be the largest in state history.

Group blasts Portland's Inclusionary Housing policy

Portland Tribune - News
Up for Growth claims ithe policy is slowing apartments projects, the Portland House Bureau disagrees.

Lawmakers wrangle changes to cut PERS costs

Portland Tribune - News
Attempts to rein in Oregon's hugely complicated retirement system have left agencies and others with high costs.

State economy stays hot, adding 3,300 jobs in April

Portland Tribune - News
State employment officials said new jobs were added mostly in health care and social assistance, and in leisure and hospitality.

Cider Riot, Patriot Prayer prepare for $1 million…

Portland Tribune - News
Cider Riot! owner Abram Goldman-Armstrong files suit after May Day brawl in Northeast Portland.

Senate approves business tax to boost school budgets

Portland Tribune - News
Governor plans to sign legislation; Democrats give up two key bills to coax Republicans back to the Senate for a floor vote.

Public records rule change slipping 'through the…

Portland Tribune - News
Proposal to fine jurisdictions when they don't comply runs into well-organized opposition as it heads to the Senate.

No city help after water main break 'blows my mind'

Portland Tribune - News
City says it is not liable for water main break that caused $70,000 worth of damage in one home alson.

Providence Park ready for prime time

Portland Tribune - News
With 4,000 new seats, Providence Park is gearing up to welcome fans for the June 1 home opener of the Portland Timbers

Design flaw blamed for Portland Aerial Tram incident

Portland Tribune - News
New report cites design flaw in Portland Aerial Tram for loose panel that struck pedestrian in 2018.

Wheeler: 'Yes, I'm running for reelection'

Portland Tribune - News
Portland mayor tells the Portland Tribune he is proud of the job he is doing and wants to be the first to serve a second term this century.

Contentious vaccine bill passes House, heads to…

Portland Tribune - News
Despite a persistent, vocal opposition, the bill limiting medical execptions passed easily.

Chloe Unflat represents Wilson High School as Rose…

SW Connection - News
Reign will last a year if she's crowned Queen of Rosaria on June 8 just prior to the Grand Floral Parade

Mayor's budget grants Multnomah Arts Center 18…

SW Connection - News
City Council will consider proposal to spend money on MAC until the end of 2021

Mixing Mexican culture and cuisine at Casa Colima

SW Connection - News
Cinco de Mayo celebrations in Hillsdale have been a tradition going back to the days of Ponchos

Vape, tobacco retailers want nicotine tax bills to…

SW Connection - News
Testimony on a package of five bills leads to medical professionals in favor of tax increases and business owners condemning them.

Annual honor shines spotlight on region's 'Amazing…

Portland Tribune - News
Pamplin Media Group event highlights the accomplishments of 28 young people from across the region.

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