Weekday Wrap: Oregon seeks help drafting psilocybin rules; housing Clark County’s homeless women veterans; Goonies house in Astoria for sale
In other news, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler will reassign Portland bureaus to City Council members and mussel harvesting reopens along Oregon Coast.
Portland mayor uses emergency powers to centralize homeless services within city
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler plans to introduce an emergency order Wednesday to create a new homeless service hub within city government, streamlining the work of various city bureaus that interact with people living outside.
Former Portland Mayor Bud Clark, a tavern owner with an everyman style, dead at 90
Clark served two terms as Portland mayor. "He was much, much smarter than people recognized — very savvy, very tough, very committed, and very human,” Blumenauer said.
The campaign to recall Portland’s mayor collected 6,000 signatures in first month. Experts say it’s doomed
Coming off its first month of signature gathering, the campaign to boot Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler from office says it has gathered roughly 6,000 signatures - 7% of the way to the campaign’s stated goal with less than two months to go.
The push to oust Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has officially begun
The organizers behind ‘Total Recall PDX,’ as the campaign to boot Wheeler from office has been branded, need to collect 47,788 valid signatures — 15% of the total number of Portlanders that voted in the 2018 gubernatorial election -- to force a recall election.
After a year of crises, Portland mayor says 2021 will be “year of recovery” in annual address
Framing 2021 as “the year of recovery,” Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler detailed an optimistic vision for the city’s future during the next phase of the pandemic as many residents begin to emerge from a year-long quarantine and local businesses prepare to reopen this spring.
10 Takeaways From Oregon's Primary
Tuesday night's Oregon primary answered many political questions going forward in the state. With so many races, measures and percentages to sort through, here are 10 key takeaways from Oregon's primary.
Listen: OPB Politics Now Breaks Down The Primary
Think Out Loud host Dave Miller and OPB Senior Political Reporter Jeff Mapes pull apart the results of the Oregon primary in a special episode of OPB Politics Now.
Ted Wheeler Will Be Portland's Next Mayor
State Treasurer Ted Wheeler will be the next mayor of Oregon’s largest city.
Video: The Kitzhaber Effect - His Resignation's Impact On Elections
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber resigned over a year ago. That decision is impacting this week's election in interesting ways. This video explains how.