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City Council welcomes local Portland youth

Jefferson High School Varisty Basketball team, 2013 Rose Princesses

Peninsula Park Rose Garden Turns 100!

The oldest public rose garden in Portland is turning 100 this June!

Portland welcomes US Women's National Soccer Team

On Tuesday, Nick was proud to join the United States Women's National Soccer Team for practice before they took on Ireland's Women's team on Wednesday night at Jeld-Wen field.

Raymond's Street Roots story

Raymond, a Street Roots vendor, recently shared his experience with homelessness and how Street Roots has helped him find hope.

Welcoming our veterans home

This winter, local leaders are working together to ensure all of our veterans have a home for the Holidays.

Women's winter shelter to open November 19

Nick joined Transition Projects' Executive Director Doreen Binder and Liz, a formerly homeless woman, to announce the opening of Transition Projects' Women's Winter Shelter.

MLS groundbreaking ceremony at PGE Park

Nick was excited to be part of the official groundbreaking ceremony at PGE Park, which will open for MLS next Spring

KGW: Huge wait list for Portland community gardens

Commissioner Nick Fish oversees Portland Parks & Recreation and leads the City's Community Gardens Initiative

Donate, Match, Get the Whole Match Back!

Doubling your impact on Oregon culture AT NO ADDITIONAL COST is as simple as 1, 2, 3! 1) Donate to any of 1,300 cultural nonprofits in Oregon. 2) Match that gift by donating an equal amount to the Oregon Cultural Trust. 3) 100% of your matching gift will be returned when you file your taxes.

Latino Family day

Portland Parks & Recreation's Latino Day at Mt. Scott Community Center

Oregon Rail Heritage Groundbreaking

Portland City Commissioner joined the groundbreaking ceremony for the Oregon Rail Heritage Foundation this afternoon

Fair Housing Breakfast, Press Conference, and Public Forum

Nick Fish invited community leaders, electeds and organizational heads to inform and address the issues of fair housing.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events

Commissioner Fish attended events presented by the Skanner newspaper and the Highland Christian Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2011

Trail Blazers Harvest Dinner

The Portland Trail Blazers hosted their annual Harvest Dinner at the Rose Garden last night - Commissioner Fish was proud to participate

Woolsey Corner Opening

Commissioner Nick Fish was excited to be part of the Woolsey Corner opening in North Portland this morning

2010 Spirit of Portland Awards

Commissioner Nick Fish was honored to present several outstanding Portlanders with a 2010 Spirit of Portland award last night

PGE Park groundbreaking ceremony

Portland Commissioner Nick Fish attended a groundbreaking ceremony at PGE Park this morning - the stadium will soon be converted for a Major League Soccer (MLS) team

'Tools for Schools' at Beach Elementary

Commissioner Nick Fish volunteered with the 'Tools for Schools' event at Beach Elementary, a Portland Public School, this morning

IBEW Breakfast

Commissioner Nick Fish joined the IBEW Local 48 for a breakfast meeting September 8, 2010


Commissioner Fish worked with depave last weekend to remove over 7,000 square feet of pavement from the Vermont Hills Church site

Touring Svaboda Court with Senator Jeff Merkley

Commissioner Nick Fish joined Oregon State Senator Jeff Merkley for a tour of Svaboda Court in East Portland

Caruthers Park Grand Opening

Commissioner Fish officially opened Elizabeth Caruthers Park in the South Waterfront August 19, 2010

Linnton Benefit: Golf Tournament

Nick and Jim Blackwood attend the Linnton Golf Tournament benefit to save Linnton Park

Weekend bike ride

Nick joined Chris Smith, Betsy Ames, and others for a long bike ride this past weekend

At the Macdonald Center

Nick toured the Macdonald Center's residence at NW 6th and Couch this morning

Grand Re-Opening of The Admiral

Commissioner Fish joined Victor Merced, Dee Walsh, and others to celebrate the grand re-opening of The Admiral apartments in downtown Portland, just across from Director Park

Touring Svaboda Court

Commissioner Nick Fish toured Svaboda Court today with representatives from the Portland Office of Government Relations and Senator Jeff Merkley's office

"Housing for a Healthy Community": LifeWorksNW Talking Points Series Luncheon

Commissioner Fish spoke at a LifeWorksNW Talking Points Series luncheon July 8, 2010

4T Trail

Nick Fish helps inagurate the new Four T Trail Loop (Trail, Tram, Trolley, Train)

Affordable Housing Memorial

Nick spoke with housing advocates at the September 14 'Affordable Housing Memorial' at City Hall.

Nick discusses Lents Park

KATU: June 5, 2009

Washington Park Summer Concert Series kicks off!

Portland Commissioner Nick Fish kicked off the 2009 Washington Park Summer Concert Series on August 2.

Nick brings the high heat

Commissioner Nick Fish throwing out the first pitch at a 2009 Portland Beavers game.

Kulongoski signs important housing legislation

Oregon GovernorTed Kulongoski signed SB 628 and HB 2189, important legislation protecting borrowers, in Portland this morning; Commissioner Fish joined.

HUD Deputy-Secretary Ron Sims visits Portland

Commissioner Nick Fish welcomed HUD Deputy-Secretary Ron Sims to Portland for a meeting about federal stimulus funding and regional sustainability efforts.

Senn's Dairy Community Garden opens in Parkrose

Commissioner Fish joined the Senn's Dairy Community Garden ribbon cutting event July 11, 2009.

Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness award ceremony

Commissioners Fish and Kafoury recognized citizens at the Coordinating Committee to End Homelessness award ceremony July 16, 2009

Peninsula Park hosts summer lunch event

Commissioner Nick Fish attended a summer lunch event at Portland's Peninsula Park to announce results of the Homeless Student Survey and highlight the need for more active engagement with at-risk youths in our community.

Portland Pride Parade

Commissioner Nick Fish was excited to be a part of the 2009 Portland Pride parade

Reach CDC Youth$ave Graduation

Commissioner Nick Fish spoke at the June 2009 Reach CDC Youth$ave graduation

ReUse Week event at the Community Warehouse

Commissioner Nick Fish and Commissioner Jeff Cogen spent time at the Community Warehouse in Portland, Oregon, this morning, to kcik off ReUse Week 2009.

Check-in with Salem legislators

Commissioner Nick Fish traveled to Salem on Tuesday, June 9, to check in with Oregon's state legislators.

Council proclaims ReUse Week 2009

Portland City Council officially recognized ReUse Week 2009 with a proclamation in this morning's Council session. County Commissioner Jeff Cogen was on hand as well.

Portland's Classical Chinese Garden celebrates its 10th anniversary

Portland's Classical Chinese Garden celebrated its 10th anniversary the weekend of June 6th

Council officially recognizes 50th anniversary of Sapporo-Portland sister-city Relationship

A large delegation from Sapporo arrived in Portland last week to help mark the 50th anniversary of the Sapporo-Portland sister-city relationship with numerous festivities.