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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish (In Memoriam)

City of Portland Commissioner

phone: 503-823-3589


1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Nick Sworn-In to New Term

January 2, 2019

This morning, Nick was sworn in by the City Auditor for his third full term on the Portland City Council.

With the departure of Commissioner Saltzman, Nick becomes the longest-serving member of City Council.

Senator Merkley Town Hall

January 2, 2019

This morning, Nick was honored to introduce Senator Merkley at his first town hall of 2019.

The event was held at Portland Parks & Recreation’s East Portland Community Center. Senator Merkley holds at least one town hall in each of Oregon’s counties every year.

Special thanks to EPCC director Neal Brown and the EPCC staff for hosting the town hall.

The Weekly Catch

Nick Sworn-In to New Term

Nick Fish Blog


Senator Merkley Town Hall

Nick Fish Blog


Our Opinion: Our Wishes for 2019

Portland Tribune Editorial Board


How Cancer Changes Hope

Kate Bowler in The New York Times

Commissioner Hardesty

Hardesty Sworn In

The Skanner News


Jo Ann Hardesty, 1st Woman of Color on Portland City Council, Takes Office

Amelia Templeton in OPB News


Jo Ann Hardesty Officially Becomes the First African-American Woman to Serve on Portland City Council

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week


Jo Ann Hardesty Sworn in As First Black Woman to Serve On Portland City Council

Christine Pitawanich in KGW News


Hardesty Sworn into Portland City Council

KOIN 6 News


Jo Ann Hardesty Sworn in to City Council, Cementing Portland’s Liberal Legacy

Gordon R. Friedman in the Oregonian


Oregon Ranks Second in US for Unsheltered Homeless, Feds Say

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune


Portland Begins Clearing Homeless Camps from ODOT Property



Portland Releases First List of Homeless Camps to Be Cleared from ODOT Land

Maggie Vespa in KGW News

In Other News

Shutdown Leaves Food, Medicine and Pay in Doubt in Indian Country

Mitch Smith and Julie Turkewitz in The New York Times


Oregon Rail Heritage Center Hopes to Build 'Turntable'

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune


13 Things to See and Do in Portland: January 2019

Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann in the Portland Monthly


Portland Newspaper Mid-County Memo Stops Presses Forever

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune

The Weekly Catch

City, State Agencies Award $12M For Housing to Help Combat Homelessness

FOX 12 News


Barbara Walker Footbridge Over Burnside Nears Construction Phase

PP&R News and Media Releases

Pay Equity

1,200 Portland Employees' Salaries Frozen Due to High Pay

Gordon Friedman in The Oregonian


New Pay Equity Law Throws City of Portland Into Confusion

Ericka Cruz Guevarra and Amelia Templeton in OPB News 

Environmental Services

Poop to Power Won't Include Food Scraps

Steve Law in the Portland Tribune


Manhole Overflows, Sewage Flows into SW Portland Creek

KOIN 6 News Staff

Gravel Streets Service

City to Spread Gravel On 50 Miles of Unpaved Streets

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune


Portland To Repair 50 Miles of Unimproved Roads

Jared Cowley in KGW News               


Portland Will Fill Potholes, Level Out 50 Miles of Dirt Streets – But No Paving

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian


Portland Gravel Street Service Works to Repair 50 Miles Of Unpaved City Roads



‘Indian Music Now:’ Navigating Dual Identities

Brett Campbell in the Oregon Artswatch


Dancewatch 2019: Can You Feel the Love?

Jamuna Chiarini in the Oregon Artswatch


Animation with Fallibility is What One Portland Art Director Aims For

Chance Solem-Pfeifer in Willamette Week

In Other News

Your Winter Golf Fix!



Proposed Legislation Could Eliminate Potential Funding Source for Portland Major League Baseball Effort

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week


Bonds for Portland Major League Baseball Team Could Be in Jeopardy

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian


Women Now Hold Most Top Oregon Political Jobs

Hillary Borrud in The Oregonian