Academia

Concordia University to Close Permanently After Spring Semester

The 115-year-old institution cited financial challenges.

02/10/2020 With Fiona McCann

Library of the Future

Multnomah County Wants to Build Your Dream Library ... in Gresham

At 95,000 square feet, the new branch could rival the iconic downtown location.

02/07/2020 By Kyle Sosa

Breaking News

The Regional Arts and Culture Council Undergoes Sweeping Reorganization

RACC has laid off at least 15 employees and will hire 15 more into new positions.

01/28/2020 By Conner Reed

The Big One

Will Oregon Lawmakers Say Yes to More Money for Earthquake Prep?

Yes, and to the tune of $12.7 million, if Gov. Kate Brown gets her way

01/27/2020 By Julia Silverman

Education

NEW: Graduation Rates are Up in Oregon, But We're Still No New Jersey

Newly-released data shows that 80 percent of the class of 2019 graduated after four years in high school.

01/23/2020 By Julia Silverman

California Dreaming

Face It, Oregon: On These Topics, California Is Way Ahead of Us

Buckle up, Beaver State. We have some catching up to do.

01/21/2020 By Julia Silverman

Signal Boost

The Numberz Is Portland’s Only All-Black Radio Station

Launched by two Grant High School alums, the Numberz aims to unite a community spread thin by gentrification.

01/21/2020 By Conner Reed

Essay

Black Girls Matter: Navigating Portland's Systemic Racism as a Parent of Daughters

For us black moms, the safety of our daughters is always on our minds.

01/21/2020 By Kali Thorne Ladd

Space Invaders

Self-Storage Is Suddenly Everywhere in Portland. Here’s Why.

Blame zoning and population growth, or maybe we just have too much stuff. 

01/21/2020 By Kat Merck

Law and Order

Nearly 3 Years After the Horrific MAX Attack, Jeremy Christian Goes on Trial

Jury selection in the trial of Jeremy Christian begins on Tuesday.

01/20/2020 By Julia Silverman

Election 2020

The Race for Oregon's Open Congressional Seat is Getting Crowded

A new big money Republican entered the race on Monday.

01/13/2020 By Julia Silverman

Commence Panic

Worried About Icy Roads If It Snows In Portland? Us Too

Here's what you need to know to survive if it snows next week

01/12/2020 By Julia Silverman

Weather

Is Snowpocalypse Coming Next Week? YouTube Weatherman Frankie MacDonald Thinks So

The Canadian forecaster says we can expect 6 to 12 inches in Portland and the surrounding areas on Thursday, January 16.

01/10/2020 By Marty Patail

Breaking News

Portland’s Beloved 180 Xurros & Xocolata Gets a New Lease on Life, Literally

In February, Ataula’s Jose Chesa will reprise a mini-version of his seriously missed xurro and drinking chocolate shop inside downtown’s new Hyatt Centric hotel

01/08/2020 By Karen Brooks

News You Can Use

Here Are 7 Big Things That Could Change Everything for Oregon in 2020

Presidential contenders, cigarette taxes and baseball teams, oh my!

01/07/2020 By Julia Silverman

Transportation

The Important Question of Our Time: Which Seat Should You Pick on TriMet?

And yes, there is a right answer.

01/03/2020 By Julia Silverman

City Commission

Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish Dies at 61

The long-serving commissioner had announced his intention to resign just two days ago.

01/02/2020 By Fiona McCann

In With the New

Portland Got a New Police Chief Over the Holidays

Portland Police Bureau vet Jami Resch takes over from Danielle Outlaw, who decamped to Philly.

01/02/2020 By Julia Silverman

Best Places to Work

Diversity in the Workplace: Who Is Doing It Right?

For Meyer Memorial Trust, diversity means more than just demographics.

12/31/2019 By Tiara Darnell