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  1. A Developer Offers the Portland Mayor 300 Apartments at a Deep Discount - and Waits for a ReplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Willamette Week

    Last fall, as Portland voters pondered whether to pass an affordable housing bond, incoming Mayor Ted Wheeler pledged to build low-income apartments faster and cheaper than in the past. Now a developer has brought a proposal to the mayor to do just that-and was met with a month of silence.

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  2. Longtime Director of Problem-Plagued Portland Bureau Is Leaving AbruptlyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 13 | Willamette Week

    The long-time director for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement announced her departure this morning in an email to staff. The announcement comes after Amalia AlarcA3n de Morris, who led the bureau for 11 years, faced a withering audit of her bureau in November for its management failures.

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  3. Speed Cameras Have Finally Been Installed on Two of Portland's Most Dangerous StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Willamette Week

    Speed-detection cameras that were installed earlier this week are now in effect on the major East Portland crash corridors of Southeast 122nd Avenue and outer Southeast Division Street-two of the city's most dangerous roads. According to PBOT , the rate of pedestrian crashes on Southeast 122nd Avenue is about 50 percent higher than the citywide average.

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  4. Ex Novo's Duo Proves Brewer Jason Barbee as a Way With PeachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Willamette Week

    Two years ago, while an assistant brewer at Deschutes' Portland pub, he made one of the finest pitted ales we've ever tasted-a happy accident of a tart habanero beer that he called Peach Slap, which we called the second best beer of 2015. This year, he and stone fruit meet on our list again.

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  5. Standing Room Only At Ron Wyden's East Portland Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Willamette Week

    US Sen. Ron Wyden calls for a round of applause for immigrant students at a town hall meeting at David Douglas High School in East Portland on Feb. 25, 2017. Photo by Joe Reidl.

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  6. Portland's Dream of Rent Control Faces a Wake-Up Call in SalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Willamette Week

    Tina Kotek is trying to give Portland room to enact renter protections. But right now, she doesn't have the votes.

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  7. A Syrian Refugee Family Arrives in Portland Just Before the Door Slams ShutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Willamette Week

    The couple is from Idlib, Syria-just 37 miles from the city of Aleppo-where a bullet struck Mohammed in the neck, leaving him paralyzed. For four years, they lived in Turkey, seeking refugee status in the United States.

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  8. Man Who Threw Explosive Device Under Transient RV Avoids Jail After Buying His Targets a Nicer RVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Willamette Week

    A Portland man who in August threw a homemade explosive device under an RV occupied by transients pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to two years' probation. Jeremy Kidwell, 46, who was angry about the homeless campers near his home, pled to one count of attempted arson and unlawful manufacture of a destructive device, which was downgraded to a misdemeanor as part of the deal.

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  9. Two of Portland's Biggest Jobs Are Hiring - But in Very Different WaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Willamette Week

    Two of the biggest jobs in Portland are taking applications: the chief of the Portland Police Bureau and the superintendent of Portland Public Schools. They are unelected positions.

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  10. After Woman Dies During Portland Snowfall, Mayor Ted Wheeler Expands Hours of Cold-Weather ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | Willamette Week

    Hours after a woman was found dead in a downtown Portland parking garage during Portland's weekend snowfall, Mayor Ted Wheeler announced he'll keep a city building open day and night as a cold-weather shelter. Wheeler announced this afternoon that the Portland Building, the government office tower a block north of City Hall, will be open from 7 pm tonight until at least 7 am Monday to provide a warm location for homeless people and anyone else needing shelter from the snow and cold.

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  11. Barbara BuonoRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2016 | Willamette Week

    Barbara Buono ran against Chris Christie for governor in 2013 and previously served as the New Jersey's Senate majority leader. She also served as a local police commissioner, according to the press release from Wheeler's staff announcing the staff.

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  12. Out In East Portland, a Zen Master of Tea Brings You Into the MomentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Willamette Week

    The priest of this temple is Master Po, nA Paul Rosenberg, who's been holding tea service here, behind the Leach Botanical Garden, for three years, and in Portland since 2008. When we visit, he's wearing dark, billowy linen pants and a dark Chinese-knot button-down shirt.

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  13. Enrollment Drops in David Douglas as Gentrification Pushes EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Willamette Week

    For the second year in a row, the David Douglas School District in outer Southeast Portland has seen a small decrease in the number of enrolled student. This year, 10,338 students attend David Douglas schools.

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  14. Rep.-Elect Diego Hernandez Delivers Supplies to Standing Rock on Thanksgiving DayRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Willamette Week

    Rep.-elect Diego Hernandez delivered winter supplies to Standing Rock demonstrators on Thanksgiving Day, joining thousands of protestors trying to stop the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline . On Friday, the Army Corps of Engineers announced it would close the massive camps that have been home to Native "water protectors" blocking the pipeline's construction under the Missouri River near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

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  15. Beer Hall: Cherry Festivus, Zoiglhausa One Year Celebration, and 10 Barrela s Pray for Snow PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Willamette Week

    These days, you don't have to give up your hoppy favorites to take a pretty solid trip to the land of European beer. Pfriem's excellent pilsner just became the first American-made version to medal in the European Beer Star, and we have an ever-increasing number of breweries and bars dedicated to old-world traditions to go with our decidedly American brewpubs.

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  16. Murmurs: Racist Invective Smeared at Two Portland-Area SchoolsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Willamette Week

    The blue bubble of Oregon is not immune to ignorance. This month, before and after Election Day, Portland-area schools were targets of racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic invective.

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  17. The Newest PortlandersRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | Willamette Week

    It's a desk cluttered with case files at Portland's Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization in East Portland's Hazelwood neighborhood, not far from I-205. Khampi works in "The Pit": the buzzing, beating heart of the refugee service center that is filled with the multilingual conversation of job coaches and just-arrived migrants.

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  18. East Portland Homeless Campsite is On Hold, Even As Terminal 1 Falls ThroughRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2016 | Willamette Week

    The most familiar Portland story of 2016 is city officials looking for shelter sites for people sleeping on the streets-and coming up empty. Terminal 1, the city-owned industrial site championed by Housing Commissioner Dan Saltzman and Mayor Charlie Hales as a haven for the homeless, won't be a shelter after all, Saltzman announced Tuesday.

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  19. Rent Strikers in East Portland Apartment Building Now Face EvictionRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2016 | Willamette Week

    Over the weekend, at least three tenants conducting a rent strike at an East Portland building received formal notices they needed to pay up or face immediate eviction. The tenants told WW that their rent strike was more necessity than political theater.

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  20. Janelle Bynum Brought Family Leave to East Portland McDonalda s WorkersRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Willamette Week

    Democrat Janelle Bynum is running against Happy Valley Mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer, a Republican, for the Oregon House District 51 seat being vacated by Rep. Shemia Fagan, a two-term Democrat. Bynum, 41, and her husband, Mark, own two McDonald's restaurants on Portland's Southeast 82nd Avenue.

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