Salem is poised to outlaw sitting and lying on city sidewalks from dawn to dusk.
The Old Town Chinatown Community Association "cannot support" city's proposed 200-bed shelter at Northwest Hoyt and Northwest Third Avenue.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler says the city cannot continue to spend a record amount of general fund dollars helping the homeless.
Fourth grade marked his first time back in a public school after being homeschooled in his family’s trailer. But partway through the year, Ethan became homeless.
The city and county Joint Office of Homeless Services is looking at leasing a three-story building and vacant adjoining property in Portland's Old Town Chinatown for a new shelter that would be the largest in the district.
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How do you use parks? Also, a Portland bookstore hosts Drag Queen Story Time, and the community court program in Eugene tries to help people arrested for crimes associated with homelessness.
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A recent attempt by the Overlook Neighborhood Association to restrict membership to those with a legal address further frayed relations between community leaders, the city and homeless residents.
Eclipse Road Trip: Madras | Migrant Summer School | Neighborhood Association Vote | Gentrification And Mental HealthOPB | Aug. 16, 2017 noon
Can remembering how a neighborhood used to be help preserve aging minds? Should people be required to have a legal address in order to join a neighborhood association? Also, an update on the "State of Wonder" eclipse road trip and a summer school for migrant students in Medford.
What does homelessness look like in rural Oregon? Also, Eugene is getting a new police chief as well, and NASA is recruiting local schools to take pictures of the eclipse.
Pickathon Music Festival's Treeline Stage, designed by Portland State University architecture students, will be reconstructed into sleeping pods for homeless veterans in Clackamas.
On today's show, a look at homelessness in Southwest Washington. Also, a local woman who is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a loan forgiveness program. And an income tax in Seattle.
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Our news roundtable discusses the week's big news, Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly talks about fighting hate crimes, and the Montavilla Neighborhood Association shares its approach to homelessness.
The Seattle Times reports that surveys conducted in five of the six most populous counties in January showed a jump of 3.5 percent over last year.
City officials in Vancouver, Washington, are impressed with the first round of proposals submitted to the Affordable Housing Fund.
On the show today: The latest Oregon economic forecast, a new novel by Lidia Yuknavitch, and an overview of the homeless situation in Douglas County.
Could accessory dwelling units be the answer to Portland's housing crisis? They are for one family forced out by skyrocketing rent.
The company is donating about half the space in a six-story building to a shelter with room for 65 families. Housing prices in Seattle have skyrocketed, along with the city's business fortunes.