A spokesman for Mayor Charlie Hales said the website is working again and taking payments. Most Portland residents are on the hook to pay the $35 tax that was approved by voters in November.
The Portland City Council on Wednesday approved a rate decrease for residential garbage and recycling customers in Portland.
On Wednesday, a Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman said he learned new information that the men in this story actually are legitimate private fire inspectors, not scam artists.
Police are searching for a man who held up a Southeast Portland convenience store on Thursday morning.
A Portland Fire and Rescue spokesman offered an apology on Wednesday after he and a detective wrongly identified two men as potential scam artists.
A four-car crash shut down traffic at a southeast Portland intersection Wednesday morning.
Fluoride advocates admitted defeat Tuesday night after unofficial election results showed Portlanders strongly against adding fluoride to the city’s drinking water. But there were indications new battle lines may be drawn in the future.
A car crashed into a power pole overnight, cutting off electricity to thousands of people in southeast Portland.
The votes haven’t been counted yet, but already there’s speculation that no matter what Portland voters decide, Oregon’s biggest cities could still have their drinking water fluoridated.
Portland Public Schools will have a bigger budget next year that will add teachers and let high school students take a full course load.
Family and friends remembered a 21-year-old University of Oregon tennis star at a memorial service in Portland on Saturday.
200 people are now testing the TriMet mobile ticketing system to smooth out the wrinkles before the app goes public.
Crews responded to a fully involved house fire Friday night on Southeast 86th Avenue near Hawthorne Boulevard, according to the Portland Fire Bureau.
Residents fear someone will get hurt or killed crossing the street near Foster Road and Woodstock Boulevard along 97th Avenue if something isn't done.
A victim of sex trafficking came to Portland when she couldn't find help anywhere else, but the services to keep her safe are facing funding cuts.