The corporate face of legalizing pot has arrived in Oregon.
Paul Stanford had to admit last week he was busted.
For years, Stanford
has been the face of the drive to legalize marijuana in Oregon, the man
who may have done more to push for lawful pot than
Neighbors of a proposed West Burnside site for bottle and can returns pop their tops.
Every day, Rob Wolters sees a lot of the raw city life
outside his condo at West Burnside Street and Southwest 18th Avenue that
he says makes it interesting to live downtown: homeless people sleep
The city is considering a new permit as a hammer over problematic late-night businesses.
For years, the city of Portland and the Oregon Liquor
Control Commission have worked as uneasy partners in law enforcement,
playing a game of “good cop, bad cop” with bars they identify as
A housing advocate calls for creating neighborhoods of tiny houses to address homelessness.
Michael Withey recalls how Occupy Portland’s takeover of
two downtown parks nearly three years ago was itself overrun by hundreds
of homeless people.
Withey came to
believe that the homeless
Where’s the evidence Rod Underhill said he had that compelled Lisa Roberts to confess to strangling her girlfriend?
Lisa Marie Roberts never wanted to admit killing Jerri Lee Williams.
She was innocent, she
always maintained, right up to the end when she pleaded guilty to
strangling Williams, her girlfriend,
Mayor Charlie Hales is hiring outside help to teach diversity to white male managers.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hiring an outside consultant to host a diversity seminar—for white men only.
When Hales ran for
mayor in 2012, he questioned whether Portland needed an Office of
Gov. Kitzhaber’s growing opposition to coal dovetails with federal policy and divestment activism.
For Gov. John Kitzhaber right now, coal is king.
The debate over coal
is heating up just as Kitzhaber needs an issue to energize his so-far
lackluster campaign for an unprecedented fourth term a
Pearl District residents get some sympathy—but no action—about the pounding next door.
Patrice Hanson once had a quiet morning ritual: breathing
exercises, reading inspirational books, meditation and then some tai
But today if Hanson breathes in BANG! or tries to study a BANG
A decade of deception against a local Timber heir is the largest “sweetheart” scam investigators say they’ve seen.
Ralph Raines Jr. led a fantasy life.
At 66, the heir to a
third-generation Washington County logging company had once faced the
prospect of a lonely existence. He was without close family and, a