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Coronavirus Thu 11:30 AM

Oregon’s Possible Removal of COVID Precautions Prompts Mixed Reactions

Despite the continued spread of COVID, health officials say rolling back pandemic safety measures is necessary to preserve public trust in emergency situations.

News Wed 7:07 PM

Portland City Council Stops Transparency Advocate Proposal from Going to Voters In May

Instead, they proposed (and passed) their own surprise resolution.

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City Hall Feb 21 2:35 PM

Will City Council Allow Portlanders to Vote on New Transparency Watchdog?

If approved Wednesday, the proposal would go before Portland voters in May.

Politics Feb 20 11:00 AM

Candidate School Eyes Progressive Takeover of Portland City Council

Former mayoral candidate Sarah Iannarone wants progressives to seize new council seats in 2025.

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Cops Feb 17 12:53 PM

Portland Police and City in a Stalemate Over Body Camera Policy

Should the Portland police be allowed to review body camera footage before giving statements? The police union says yes.

Homeless Feb 16 8:00 AM

At Least 193 Homeless People Died in Multnomah County in 2021

It’s the highest number of houseless deaths ever recorded in a single year in Multnomah County since data collection began in 2011.

News Feb 13 12:40 PM

Three Emergency Shelters Open in Portland Area Ahead of Expected Snow

Forecasts predict anywhere from one to three inches of snow accumulation Monday evening into Tuesday.

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News Feb 13 11:00 AM

Oregon Lawmakers Aim to Expand Voting Rights to Incarcerated Oregonians—For The Third Time

State legislators believe their chances of success are better than ever.

Coronavirus Feb 9 1:11 PM

Oregon Health Officials Optimistic about the Decline of COVID, Flu, and RSV

Despite the decline in respiratory illnesses, hospitals remain at or near capacity.

Transportation Feb 7 10:00 AM

From Face Chewing to Chronic Code Violations: How Does TriMet Determine the Length of Rider Bans?

TriMet issued its second-ever lifetime ban after the Gresham MAX station attack.

Culture Feb 6 2:32 PM

Portland Central Library to Open "Technology Pop-Up" for Longer Closure in March

The second phase of the downtown library "refresh" may last until December 2023 or longer.

labor Feb 6 10:12 AM

City of Portland Worker Strike Ends with Contract Compromise

While workers won higher cost of living increases, fear of rising costs in Portland remains.