Ted Wheeler

'OPB Politics Now': Ted Wheeler's Big Problem

No issue has plagued Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler like homelessness.

Oregon

Joey Gibson Visits Occupy ICE... and Leaves Occupy ICE

by Alex ZielinskiJoey Gibson talks to a Occupy ICE advocate. Alex ZielinskiThe news that Joey Gibson—leader of Vancouver alt-right group Patriot …

Portland, OR

A Plan to Increase Number of Homes Allowed in Portland’s Single-Family Neighborhoods Delayed

A vote to increase the number of homes in Portland's single-family neighborhoods has been delayed until next year.<p>The Planning and Sustainability …

Housing

Patriot Prayer leader, Senate candidate Joey Gibson visits Occupy ICE PDX protest

PORTLAND, Ore. – Joey Gibson, leader of right-wing group Patriot Prayer and U.S. Senate candidate in Washington, visited the Occupy ICE PDX protest …

Portland, OR

Mayor Ted Wheeler Sends Portland Police to the Occupy ICE Camp After Patriot Prayer Leader Said He Would Show Up to “Talk With Protesters”

Mayor Ted Wheeler says he decided to send Portland police to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement building on Southwest Macadam Avenue after …

Oregon

Sources: Wheeler sits out City Council race

Plus, the mayor says he will not actively oppose the clean energy fund measure if it qualified for the ballot and the Planning and Sustainability …

Portland, OR

MLB's Rob Manfred: Portland could be a fit for an expansion team - Portland Business Journal

By Eric Snyder <br>– Managing Editor, Nashville Business Journal<p>Jul 18, 2018, 7:21am PDT<p>Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred continues to give …

Portland, OR

Mark Mason Show 7-18-18

Portland is a Cesspool, and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is responsible - so says Daryl Turner, President of the Portland Police Association. "No" …

The White House

It’s Been Scientifically Proven: Portlanders Love Yelling at the Mayor About Cops

The president of the Portland police union has joined the throng of Portlanders yelling at the mayor about cops and homelessness.<p>Portland Police …

Oregon

Mayor Ted Wheeler responds to PPA criticisms

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler responded to sharp criticism from the President of the Police Union on Tuesday.<p>On Monday, the …

Oregon

Portland Housing Bureau announces funding for affordable housing projects

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>The Portland Housing Bureau Monday announced funding for more than 200 housing units serving people attempting to exit …

Housing

Mayor pushes for 'bigger vision' around need for new schools

As mayor, Ted Wheeler has little power to fund new schools, but he thinks new developer fees would be a good start.As Portland grows by leaps and …

Portland, OR

Half the arrests in Portland last year were of homeless people. Mayor Ted Wheeler says that’s a problem

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler on Friday acknowledged it's a problem that half of the arrests that police made in Portland last year were of homeless …

Homelessness

Portland to build 50 units in Cully neighborhood with housing bond funds

Portland officials will use housing bond dollars to buy a lot in Northeast Portland and build at least 50 units on it, Mayor Ted Wheeler's office …

Housing

Wheeler swims across Willamette River for third annual Mayoral Swim

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, along with hundreds of swimmers, synchronized swim groups and kayakers, dove into the Willamette …

Oregon

Transcript: Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler's interview with The Oregonian

Ted Wheeler

Mayor says PSU shooting inquiry will be 'objective'

Ted Wheeler comments publicly on the June 29 shooting death of Portland resident Jason Washington.In his first public statement on the matter, Mayor …

Portland, OR

Personal choice or societal failing?: Letter to the editor

I was brought up to believe that personal actions have consequences. That's why I reacted with a degree of dismay when I read comments by Ted …

City Halls

Portland pays attorney fees after public records lawsuit

Portland taxpayers will pay $26,000 for a resident's attorney fees after he won a lawsuit against Mayor Ted Wheeler over a public records request.<p>The …

News (U.S.)

Portland To Study Ways To Restrict Plastic Straws And Utensils

The city of Portland is joining the international movement to restrict the use of plastic straws and other throwaway plastic utensils at restaurants …

Oregon

ICE office in Portland closed another day

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Portland was closed again Thursday because of a demonstration against …

Immigration

Portland ICE closes office in wake of protests

From Olive:<p>Only temporary, but it is a start:<p>"ICE operations at this location have been temporarily halted due to security concerns," said agency …

Protest

Portland mayor, decrying immigration agency, sides with demonstrators

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler lambasted the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency in a series of tweets Wednesday, decrying its policies as …

Immigration

Mayor Ted Wheeler Calls Federal Immigration Policy “Un-American” And Tells ICE Not to Count On Help From Portland Police

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler today condemned the federal immigration policy of separating families and prosecuting every person who crosses the U.S. …

Immigration

Portland Police Bureau audit finds steps towards better training, room for improvement

PORTLAND, Ore. – An audit found that the Portland Police Bureau's officer training programs have gotten better over the last few years, but there is …

Portland, OR

Mayor Wheeler, River Huggers swim the Willamette

Video<p>PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Mayor Ted Wheeler, along with the River Huggers, took a dip in the Willamette River Monday morning.<p>Human Access Project …

Portland, OR

Ted Wheeler appoints longtime aide as chief of staff

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has appointed Michael Cox as his chief of staff, the mayor's office announced Monday.Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has …

City Halls

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Selects New Chief of Staff

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler today selected his director of communications, Michael Cox, as his next chief of staff.<p>Maurice Henderson, the current …

Oregon

Wheeler, top companies unveil 200 new traffic sensors

PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -<p>Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and top companies held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday at Clinton Park to mark the installation of …

Oregon

Nation's first hip-hop themed pot shop opens in Portland

Local leaders joined a group celebrating the opening of a new marijuana dispensary in Northeast Portland.<p>The Green Hop Dispensary is the first …

Rap & Hip-Hop