Day: March 13, 2019

Floating homeless shelter? Portland entrepreneur asks why not?

Dan Yates, the president of Portland Spirit Cruises, proposed to Mayor Ted Wheeler that the city buy this 370-foot vessel and convert it to shelter as many as 1,000 homeless people. (Photo via OceanMarine Brokerage Service) In a longshot effort to help the homeless, Dan Yates, president of Portland Spirit…