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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

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

The Weekly Catch

2018 Year In Review

Nick Fish Blog

 

Opinion: Dan Saltzman On His 20 Years on Portland City Council

Commissioner Dan Saltzman in The Oregonian

 

A Christmas Miracle: Portland Got 3 Inches of Rain but the Sewers Didn’t Overflow into the Willamette River

Aaron Mesh in Willamette Week

 

Why I’m Happy About 2018

Tom Chamberlain in NW Labor Press

Parks

New Grants Projects Connect Underserved Communities with Local Parks and Programs

Portland Parks Foundation Blog

Housing

Portland is Producing Lots of Affordable Housing – But Not for the City’s Poorest Residents

Nigel Jaquiss and Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

City Expects to Increase Goal for Housing Bond

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland Mayor: Homelessness Can Be Fixed

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune

Police

Portland Police Bureau to Hire Homeless Liaison

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

 

Police Bureau Hiring New Liaison to Work with Homeless People

Pamplin Media Group

Joint Terrorism Task Force

Our Opinion: Keep City in Terrorism Task Force

Portland Tribune Editorial Board

 

Mayor: Exiting FBI task force puts city 'out of the loop'

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune

MLB

Bringing Baseball to Stumptown: 'We Can Do It'

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

To Build A Ballpark, Baseball Must Overcome Oregon's Love of Industrial Land

Anna Griffin in OPB News

Arts & Culture

Exhibition Coming to Portland Art Museum Will Celebrate Opulence of Paris Before WWI

Nikki Kingery in the Portland Business Journal

 

‘Native Art Mart’ Returns to Mt. Scott Center

David F. Ashton in East Portland News

In Other News

Portland Taking Over Homeless Camp Cleanups for ODOT

Molly Harbarger in The Oregonian

 

City Takes Over Homeless Camp Cleanups on State Property

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

 

Lawsuit Filed Against URM Building Warning Signs

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Winter Window Walk

Old Town Chinatown Blog

 

Portland Ahead of House Speaker on Controversial Infill Policy

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Hotel Tower Set to Be Portland's 5th-Tallest Building Wins Design Approval

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian

 

6 Ways to Save Water and Money This Holiday Season

The Portland Water Blog