Portland, you are racist

Portland is a racist city and white liberals need to acknowledge its history. Despite public perception of the city as über-liberal and accepting, these conceptions do little to protect people…

Downtown protest declared civil disturbance

Another day of rallies filled Portland’s downtown park blocks on Nov. 17, sparking conflicts between members of various right- and left-wing groups days after city council rejected a proposed ordinance…

Mulugeta Seraw remembered

The Urban League of Portland held a conference on Nov. 13 at University Place Conference Center to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the death of Portland resident and Ethiopian immigrant Mulugeta…

Hill to Hall: Oct. 31–Nov. 3

Oct. 31: No indictment for police in Sept. shooting, grand jury rules A Multnomah County grand jury found no criminal wrongdoing by officers Sgt. Garry Britt and Officer Jeffrey Livingston,…

Hill to Hall Oct. 16–18

Oct. 16: Rooftop gun cache discovered before Aug. 4 rally, officials say Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Portland Police Bureau clarified details on the presence of weapons at an Aug….

Occupy ICE evicted

After five weeks of occupying federal land surrounding Portland’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility, the Occupy ICE PDX protest came to an end early on the morning of Wednesday, July…

Hill to Hall May 27–June 4

May 29: Bayer Monsanto merger The Justice Department approved the merger of Bayer and Monsanto, a deal amounting to $66 billion on May 29. Nine billion dollars worth of assets…

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