ELECTION INTERVIEW: Diana Gutman

There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

Clean Air Warriors: Akash Singh

Akash Singh, Community Organizer, Neighbors for Clean Air Strategy: make policy personal Neighbors for Clean Air advocates for stronger air quality standards in the Portland area. As a community organizer with NCA, Akash Singh is...

VIDEO: Cranes Above, Tents Below: The Hidden Hole in the Housing Market

The nation's coastal cities have been in the grips of a housing crisis for years, and Portland is one of the worst-hit. As the availability of housing has frozen up, those at...

ELECTION INTERVIEW: Phillip Wolfe

There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

Measuring Residential Displacement in Portland

by Colin Kent-Dagget, Irvington Neighborhood Gentrification became a crucial lens through which I viewed Portland after studying the history of Albina during high school. It became increasingly apparent after I left for college, as I...

Volunteers sought to support nature patches at local parks

Portland Parks & Recreation and the Bureau of Environmental Services are collaborating at Irving Park to create nature patches and rain gardens that will capture rainwater, foster habitat for wildlife, and add...

Portland, Unhoused: Denis Theriault

Denis Theriault, Communications Coordinator, Joint Office of Homeless Services “The floor is falling out. People don’t have a place to land anymore when they used to have a place to land. The rent is going up...

Portland, Unhoused: Jason Jones

Jason Jones, Acting Sergeant, Central Precinct, Portland Police Bureau  “Law enforcement is only one aspect of what we do. We’re the fingertips of government. We’re also social service providers, and we are public safety. We’re...

Portland, Unhoused: Matt Olguin

Matt Olguin, Director of Shelter Services, Transition Projects Inc. “You have this perception that all homeless people are drug addicts or criminals. The difference is that the people that we see who are experiencing homelessness...

ELECTION INTERVIEW: Walter Wesley

There are a record four open seats on city council this year, including for mayor, and we interviewed almost every candidate running to fill them. This is one in a series. NOTE: all of these...

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