Portland joins a growing list of cities ready to tax legal weed.
If Oregonians vote in November to make recreational marijuana legal, Portland City Hall will be waiting to take its cut.
A marijuana advisory
committee formed by Mayor Charlie Hales in June will
Contrary to state election laws, Gov. John Kitzhaber has failed to disclose the role of a key campaign consultant.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has reported all kinds of ways he’s
spent money this year in pursuit of re-election: printing campaign
literature, running his Kitzhaber 2014 website and employing a full-t
Portland beekeepers say the county is overreaching in its enforcement of city code.
On summer evenings, Austin Bennington used to pour himself
a snifter of single-malt Aberlour, light a cigar and watch his 120,000
honeybees swarm around his backyard hives and garden of blueberr
Gov. John Kitzhaber’s “Cool Schools” plan flopped. So why is he trying to microwave it for his re-election campaign?
Four years ago, John Kitzhaber needed
something—anything—to convince voters he had a plan to create jobs in
Oregon, then emerging from a recession that had left as many as one in
Daimler faces allegations of unchecked racial discrimination at its Portland plant.
Four African-American employees of Portland-based Daimler
Trucks North America have filed state civil-rights complaints claiming
they have been the targets of continuing racial intimidation by
Community policing has come to Hawthorne Boulevard—and it seems to be working.
After 32 years, Robert Proctor and his wife, Jocelyn, had
gotten used to the “travelers”—the influx of homeless people who
gathered each summer near their home next to the CD Gamexchange o
The FBI is investigating how Legacy Health obtained cadavers for scientific research.
The FBI is conducting a criminal investigation of a
division of Legacy Health, looking into allegations that the Portland
hospital system improperly obtained dead bodies for scientific research,
A former regular at Club Sesso says the sex club’s manager spoke of a special relationship with the fire bureau.
The city of Portland’s investigation of a high-ranking officer at Portland Fire & Rescue who allegedly protected a downtown sex club from being cited for code violations may now expand into a
A top city fire official is under investigation for turning a blind eye to safety violations at a sex club.
A senior Portland fire official is under investigation for
telling a downtown sex club the city would look the other way if it
violated fire safety laws.
In late June,
Portland Fire & Re