Since 1983, when Mark Zusman and I formed City of Roses Newspaper Company, I have written a column each year on the occasion of Willamette Week’s
anniversary. The idea is to keep you, our most imp
A coalition of parents alleges that cuts in high-school classroom hours violate Oregon law.
When it comes to the number of hours students spend in the
classroom, Oregon is already near the bottom of the barrel. It’s
especially bad in the Portland Public Schools, where fewer than 20
Technical problems at PDX? Not our problem, says the Port of Portland—and everyone else.
The readers of Travel + Leisure love Portland International Airport. They said so in a survey published Oct. 15 that named PDX the nation’s best.
“Portland, OR, has a
reputation for hipsters,�
A blogger is arrested after repeatedly texting questions to a transit agency spokeswoman.
Lane Jensen recognized the cops who came for him.
blogger had tangled before with officers of local police departments who
work for TriMet, the transit agency Jensen regula
Here’s what you need to know about the competing approaches to legalizing gay marriage.
A lawsuit was not part of the plan.
In the national
strategy to legalize same-sex marriage, liberal Oregon had been
earmarked as a state that could be counted on to overturn a
The state may evict more homeless than the city but lacks a strategy to offer help.
On Oct. 3, the Oregon Department of Transportation invited
news media to watch as it removed “trespassers” camping on a stretch of
its land between Johnson Creek and Interstate 205.
Process servers can’t find the Oregon Tea Party founder, who’s more than three years behind on mortgage payments.
Few Oregonians have cheered the congressional budget
impasse and federal government shutdown more loudly than John Kuzmanich,
founder and chairman of the Oregon Tea Party.
Since the Tea Party
Oregon officials say in court they don’t need lawmakers’ approval to keep spending on the CRC.
Ever since he pronounced the Columbia River Crossing dead,
Gov. John Kitzhaber has been trying to claw his way back from the fatal
diagnosis he gave his pet transportation project.
Educating Oregonians about the state’s new health
insurance exchange, Cover Oregon, is a daunting proposition—and more
than twice as expensive as originally reported.
Cover Oregon is t