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Wapato Jail Sale Falls Through For 2nd Time This Year

Portland Tribune | Oct. 18, 2017 3:14 p.m.

Pacific Development Partners made an unsolicited $10 million cash offer for the North Portland jail in May. The company had 90 days to perform due diligence.

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Portland Wants To Build 2,000 New Units Of Supportive Housing

OPB | Oct. 18, 2017 2:40 p.m.

The Portland City Council unanimously approved a goal to develop at least 2,000 units of permanent supportive housing by 2028. 

Sports | News | local

Portland Thorns Topple North Carolina For NWSL Title

AP | Oct. 14, 2017 4:26 p.m.

The Portland Thorns nabbed their second NWSL championship with a 1-0 defeat of the North Carolina Courage on Saturday in Orlando.

News | Economy | local

Portland Mayor Wants $100M For Affordable Housing In TriMet Measure

Portland Tribune | Oct. 14, 2017 1:36 p.m. | Portland

Mayor Ted Wheeler says he asked TriMet to include $100 million for affordable housing in the $1.7 billion regional transportation funding measure it is preparing for the November 2018 ballot.

Sports | News

McCollum Suspended For Blazers Opener

AP | Oct. 14, 2017 11:28 a.m. | New York

McCollum took several steps onto the floor when Portland's Caleb Swanigan and Phoenix's Alex Len tussled in the fourth quarter of the teams' preseason game Wednesday night.

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Movie Madness To Close? Not If The Hollywood Theatre Can Save It

OPB | Oct. 11, 2017 6:45 a.m. | Portland

The nonprofit cinema is launching a campaign to buy one of Portland’s last remaining video stores — and one of the country's largest film collections.

News | local | Transportation

2017 Portland Traffic Fatalities Top Last Year

Portland Tribune | Oct. 10, 2017 4:46 p.m.

A pedestrian's death Oct. 7 is the 34th traffic related fatality in Portland during 2017. That is two more than the 32 killed by then in 2016.

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Portland To Decide How To Spend $250M For Affordable Housing

OPB | Oct. 10, 2017 2:26 p.m. | Portland

The Portland City Council is scheduled to vote Wednesday on how it will spend more than $250 million set aside for affordable housing.

Sports | local

Thorns Headed To NWSL Final With 4-1 Rout Of Orlando

AP | Oct. 7, 2017 4:48 p.m. | Portland

Portland Thorns earned a spot in the National Women's Soccer League championship with a 4-1 victory over the Orlando Pride on Saturday.

News | local | Education

ACCESS Academy Parents Push Portland Public Schools For 'Home'

OPB | Oct. 7, 2017 7:54 a.m. | Portland

Finding a place for the ACCESS Academy program is one of the challenges as Portland Public Schools looks to shift programs in North and Northeast Portland.

Arts | News | local | State of Wonder

Committee Seeks Equity, Relevance In Hiring Portland's Next Arts Chief

OPB | Oct. 6, 2017 6:32 p.m. | Portland

RACC Board chair Mike Golub and search committee chair Steve Rosenbaum talk about their priorities.

Arts | local | Books | State of Wonder

David Biespiel And Wendy Willis On Personal Stories And American Myths

OPB | Oct. 6, 2017 5:23 p.m.

In poems and essays, the southeast Portland literary stars explore histories at all levels.

Entertainment | NW Life | Arts | Music | local | Books | State of Wonder

Carrie Brownstein | Bend Film Fest | Jackpot Records

OPB | Oct. 7, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," we talk Sleater-Kinney and "Portlandia" with Carrie Brownstein, get a preview of the Bend Film Fest, paint some eyeballs with ocularist Fred Harwin and more.

Arts | local | Health | NW Life | Oregon Art Beat

Fred Harwin Hand-Paints Windows To The Soul

OPB | Oct. 5, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

Fred Harwin is an “ocularist” — he makes prosthetic eyeballs, hand-painting each one so it perfectly matches the patient’s other eye.

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Portland's New Police Chief Is Tough, Ambitious — And Inked

OPB | Oct. 4, 2017 1:59 p.m. | Portland

In many ways, Danielle Outlaw is just what Portlanders expect in a police chief.

Think Out Loud

Mass Shootings | ZoomCare | Housing Emergency | Grand Juries

OPB | Oct. 2, 2017 noon

We discuss mass shootings and gun control, Multnomah County's move to phase out the use of grand juries, a possible extension of Portland's housing state of emergency, and financial troubles at ZoomCare.

local | Communities | NW Life

Unraveling The Mystery Of Portland's 'Free Stuff' Piles

OPB | Oct. 1, 2017 7:15 a.m. | Portland

Why do people in Portland leave their useless junk on the side of the road?

Arts | local | NW Life

Chris Coleman On Building A Fun Home At Portland Center Stage

OPB | Sept. 29, 2017 11:01 p.m. | Portland

In Portland Center Stage’s 30th season, Coleman is directing four shows. Box office success, he says, is the key to the theater’s artistic freedom.

News | local | Education

4 Things To Know About The Fight Over Portland's Humboldt Building

OPB | Sept. 26, 2017 10:45 a.m. | Portland

Two schools. One building. What's going on?

News | local | Education

Mayor Urges Portland Schools To Let Charter School Stay Put

OPB | Sept. 21, 2017 4:40 p.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is the latest area leader to call on the state’s largest school district to let a small charter school stay where it is.