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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

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson

Oregon Secretary of State Richardson Dies Following Struggle with Cancer

Jeff Mapes in OPB News


Oregon Lawmakers Say Goodbye to Dennis Richardson

Andy Giegerich in the Portland Business Journal

Unreinforced Masonry

Portland Delays Sign Requirement for Buildings Vulnerable to Big Quakes

Amelia Templeton in OPB News


Portland City Council Passes Amendments to Controversial Earthquake Safety Policy

Blair Stenvick in the Portland Mercury


Portland’s Trying to Prepare Brick Buildings for an Earthquake—But at What Cost?

Blair Stenvick in the Portland Mercury


Portland Delays Earthquake Warning Sign Ordinance

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian


Council Delays, Changes Quake Warning Requirements

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune


City Council Delays Ordinance Requiring Quake Warning Signs on Vulnerable Buildings



Portland City Council Delays Controversial URM Signage Requirement

Fox 12 News


Portland’s New Ride Hailing Dispatch Service for Disabled Residents Might be Imperiled by a New Bill in State Legislature

Elise Herron in Willamette Week


The Latest Flashpoint in the Debate Over Portland’s Housing Costs? Bike Parking.

Sophie Peel in Willamette Week

Arts and Film

Spring Arts Guide

Willamette Week


What’s Your Favorite Public Art Work in Portland?

Sam Gehrke in Willamette Week


‘Oregon’s Black Pioneers’ Premieres Tonight on OPB and Online

The Skanner News

In Other News

At the Heart of The Latest Portland Police Dispute? Meet Ryan Lee

Nick Budnick in the Portland Tribune


Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Signs Nation’s First Statewide Rent Control Law

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian


LGBTQ Community Bands Together After Hate Crime Reports

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune