News for September 11

Protests are currently on hold due to the wildfires and severe smoke conditions. Many of the mutual aid groups that have been involved in protests are providing aid to people affected by the fires. Here’s some details if you’d like to support them:

Wildfire information

Here’s a compendium of links to information state-wide.

The large fire closest to Portland is Riverside. Evacuations due to this fire are managed by Clackamas County and here’s their wildfire info page. Many of us are keeping tabs open for the fire extent and current air conditions. At this time, no further evacuations are happening in the Portland area (and we hope it stays that way!).



Buzzfeed News

Fires Are Bringing Portland’s Summer Of Discontent To A Terrible End


The Oregonian

Portland Mercury

Portland Police Decry Mayor Wheeler’s Decision to Ban Tear Gas