How Portland leaders fumbled through a historic year of disorder, violence and despair

As Portland’s public safety system teetered in 2021, the city’s elected Read More

Editorial: 2022 brings new urgency to fix age-old problems

For the second year in a row, Oregonians have had to cope with Read More

Portland Starts 2022 as It Ended 2021: With Deadly Gunfire

So much for a fresh start. Less than two hours into 2022, Portland saw its Read More

Editorial: Police accountability initiatives need city’s attention

By most any measure, Portland needs more police officers. Whether it’s the Read More

Portland street plagued by illegal dumping

A Portland woman is asking the city to do something to clean up garbage on her Read More

Oregon Had Nation’s Lowest Rate of Vacant Homes in 2020

Oregon had the lowest home vacancy rate in the country in 2020 Read More

Portland’s Public Housing Authority Got 476 Emergency Housing Vouchers in June. It’s Used 15 of Them.

In June, the federal government announced it was issuing 70,000 emergency Read More

At least 126 people died while experiencing homelessness in Portland area in 2020

As Multnomah County grappled with the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, 126 Read More

‘It’s not the city I used to love’: Steve Duin column

“This was a beautiful city,” Parrilli says. “A lot of cultures Read More

‘Trash Queen of Pearl’ demands better city collection

The “Trash Queen of the Pearl” said sanitation has gotten so bad in Read More