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New Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Faces Rising Incivility And Anger At City Hall

OPB | Jan. 3, 2017 4:36 p.m. | Portland

New Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler faces many of the same challenges as mayors across the country: Rising housing prices, distrust of the police, aging city streets — and an erosion of basic civility at City Hall.

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How Might Portland Control Infill Without A Demolition Tax?

OPB | Jan. 6, 2016 1:30 p.m. | Portland

A proposed tax on the demolition of some Portland homes is dead, but the city is still considering other ways to control construction.

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Portland Mayor Hales On Why He's Not Running In 2016

OPB | Oct. 28, 2015 1:34 p.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales joined OPB's Think Out Loud on Wednesday to talk about his decision not to run for re-election, what he has planned for his remaining time in office.

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Portland Mayor Proposes Goals For Reducing Homelessness

OPB | Sept. 25, 2015 3:42 p.m.

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales said Wednesday he plans to ask the city council to declare a state of emergency to address homelessness. On Friday, he provided some possible metrics to measure the plan's success.

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South Park Co-Creator Joins Locals In Fight For Portland Trees

OPB | Sept. 17, 2015 12:08 p.m. | Portland

A co-creator of the hit Comedy Central series "South Park" is part of a group stepping in to end a dispute about the potential removal of trees.

Think Out Loud

Ted Wheeler To Run For Portland Mayor

OPB | Sept. 9, 2015 12:06 p.m.

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is jumping in to challenge incumbent Charlie Hales in the 2016 mayoral race.

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Wheeler Close To Deciding Whether To Run For Portland Mayor

Pamplin Media Group | Sept. 4, 2015 4:44 p.m. | Portland

State Treasurer Ted Wheeler will announce whether he will run for Portland mayor shortly after Labor Day.

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Mayor Charlie Hales Goes To The Vatican

OPB | July 28, 2015 12:06 p.m. | Portland

We talk with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, who just returned a summit with 60 mayors from around the world called by Pope Francis.

Think Out Loud

A Conversation With Portland Mayor Charlie Hales

OPB | May 21, 2015 12:06 p.m.

We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about Uber, the Pembina propane terminal, how he wants to spend the city's $49 million budget surplus, and more.

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Portland Mayor Withdraws Support For Propane Export Terminal

OPB | May 7, 2015 10:15 a.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is asking the developer of a controversial propane export terminal to withdraw its proposal because it doesn't meet the city's environmental standards.

Think Out Loud

News Roundtable: March 13, 2015

OPB | March 13, 2015 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Think Out Loud

Portland Mayor Wants To Overhaul Urban Renewal Approach

OPB | March 11, 2015 12:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hoping to pass a proposal this week that would change the city's approach to several urban renewal areas.

Think Out Loud

Portland Mayor Outlines Priorities For 2015

OPB | Feb. 3, 2015 12:20 p.m.

TUESDAY: We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about the priorities he recently outlined in his State of the City address. What would you like to ask him?

Think Out Loud

Portlanders Will Vote On Options For Street Fee

OPB | Jan. 8, 2015 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales wants to give voters choices on how to raise funds for street repair and maintenance.

Think Out Loud

City Rolls Out The Latest Portland Street Fee Plan

OPB | Nov. 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: We'll talk with Mayor Charlie Hales, City Commissioner Steve Novick, and critics of the latest version of the plan to pay for repairs and maintenance of city roads.

Think Out Loud

Affordable Housing Forums Will Help Decide Next Steps

OPB | Sept. 18, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.

Think Out Loud

The Latest On The Portland Street Fee Proposal

OPB | Sept. 15, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: We'll dig into possible changes to the proposed street fee in Portland.

Think Out Loud

Trader Joe's Will Not Be Building A Store In NE Portland

OPB | April 23, 2014 12:20 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Trader Joe's has decided not to build at Northeast Alberta and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, even though Mayor Hales hoped they would.

Politics | Think Out Loud

News Roundtable: January 3, 2014

OPB | Jan. 3, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Think Out Loud

News Roundtable: November 22, 2013

OPB | Nov. 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.