A legendary and controversial timber executive is funding the attack on the Portland Water Bureau.
It’s been a long time since Harry Merlo wielded any real power in this town.
For more than 20
years, Merlo, the CEO of timber giant Louisiana-Pacific, lived the kind
of imperial lifestyle Port
So you love Portland bridges—but just how much do you
really know about our spans? See how well you can answer these
questions, provided by the bridge power couple Sharon Wood Wortman and E
A founder of Portland’s new female hacker collective says it’s all about women creating their own tech culture.
Selena Deckelmann has spent her career working in tech—usually as the only one in the room with two X chromosomes.
As an open-source
code writer, she’s experienced condescension from men and s
Drivers would flock to I-205 to avoid paying tolls for the Columbia River Crossing.
Only about half as many cars would use the Columbia River
Crossing as Oregon officials have previously claimed, and far more
vehicles would choke the Interstate 205 Bridge as drivers dodged tolls
A troubled Portland cop is caught talking to jurors before a trial in which he was a witness.
A Portland police detective once
investigated for illegal drug use and the subject of numerous
complaints, including excessive force, is back in hot water after being
accused of tampering with j
Rep. Earl Blumenauer wants to cut Willamette Superfund costs. His wife works for a company paying the bills.
For more than a decade, the federal government has been
demanding that companies along the Willamette River clean up their mess
in the Portland Harbor.
And no one has been more adamant about get
Questions about veterinary care dog a pet-leasing company.
Hannah the Pet Society, a controversial and growing
company that leases pets, is exploiting a loophole in a state law
intended for chicken farmers and cattle ranchers—that owners can
Jeff Cogen’s resignation means local pols are maneuvering for new chairs.
Jeff Cogen has simplified the 2016 election for Charlie Hales.
Multnomah County chairman announced last week he’ll resign Sept. 16—two
months after revelations of his affair wi