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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

The Weekly Catch

Opinion: Portland Is Safer in the Joint Terrorism Task Force

Nick Fish in The Oregonian


Council Stands Against Hate Speech and Hate Groups

Nick Fish Blog


Outside Work – Part II

Nick Fish Blog


Announcing Portland Parks & Recreation’s New Director

Nick Fish Blog


Appointment of Adena Long as The New Director Of PP&R

PP&R News and Media Releases


Portland Parks Looks to New York City for Its Next Parks Director

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian


City Hires New Yorker to Head Portland Parks & Recreation

Nick Budnick in the Portland Tribune


Big Deficit, New Director at Portland Parks

KGW News


Portland Parks & Rec. Facing Huge Budget Deficit

Gordon R. Friedman in The Oregonian

Unreinforced Masonry

City Council Majority Now Against Building Warning Placards

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune


McMenamins’ Crystal Ballroom Removed From City’s List of Earthquake-Vulnerable Buildings

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian

Central Eastside Enhanced Services District

City Approves Updated Proposal for Security Patrol on Central Eastside

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury


Eastside District a New Template for Homeless, Housed Relations

Kaia Sand in Street Roots News

Harbor of Hope

Portland, Harbor of Hope Celebrate New Homeless Shelter, But Questions Remain

Amelia Templeton in OPB News


City Officials, Developers Break Ground on Homeless Navigation Center

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury


Columbia Sportswear CEO Tim Boyle Is Donating More Than $3 Million to the Oregon Harbor of Hope Shelter

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week


Portland Approves Payout for Officer Who Made Racist Remark

Amelia Templeton in OPB News


City Council Votes 4 to 1 to Approve Settlement Agreement for Fired Portland Police Sgt. Gregg Lewis

Maxine Bernstein in The Oregonian


City Council Approves $100,000 Settlement for Racist Cop

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

Inclement Weather

Portland Drivers Struggled on Snow And Ice, Crashing At Least 88 Times On Monday Night and Tuesday Morning

Katie Shepherd in Willamette Week



Meet Portland’s New Arts Chief, Madison Cario

April Baer in OPB News


RACC Announces A More Equitable Funding Plan for Arts Organizations in Portland

RACC Pressroom


In Other News

Aging Columbia River Levees Need Improvements Near PIR

Amy Frazier in KOIN 6 News


Let it Flow During Next Columbia River Flood?

Steve Law in the Portland Tribune


Portland Funded Apartments to Bring Back People Pushed Out of Their Neighborhoods. The Building Is Still Mostly Vacant.

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week


I-5 Rose Quarter Project Comment Period Extended

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune


Canzano: Trail Blazers Likely to be Sold, Creating Some Angst at City Hall

John Canzano in The Oregonian


Lunar New Year Celebrated Around the Globe: Year of The Pig

The Oregonian