Unlikely allies dive into the Portland water wars. The siege starts on Mount Tabor.
Dawn Smallman lives in a cozy three-bedroom house in the
shadow of Mount Tabor. The documentary filmmaker has fought for more
than a decade to preserve the forested volcano cone and the scenic
Portland’s police contract grants officers extra pay to appear in traffic court.
Portland police Officer McCageor “Cage” Byrd is telling a
judge about the night in April he pulled over a woman for speeding and
weaving out of her lane on Northwest 23rd Avenue. The woman is
Blind faith in the fatally flawed—and now dead—CRC starts a new I-5 conversation.
George Crandall knows how to kill a freeway.
In the 1970s,
Crandall helped lead the fight against the Mount Hood Freeway, which
would have torn through Southeast Portland neighborhoods. In defea
The firing of an Old Town priest is traced to questions about church funds.
About 40 members of Saint André Bessette Catholic Church stayed after the 10 am service last Sunday to get answers.
Their parish priest,
the Rev. Stephen Newton, had been dismissed without
Why Hales refused to fire an aide who made sexual comments to a County Commissioner.
Karol Collymore got angry when she learned last month a
top aide to Portland Mayor Charlie Hales had made sexually suggestive
remarks at a public event to Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta
Second Amendment activists say a Multnomah County gun ordinance doesn’t apply within cities.
Roxanne Ross says she was raised to believe every responsible citizen should own a gun.
When she picked out
her own handgun last fall, Ross went old school and chose a .357 Magnum
Portland State University awarded a sole-source contract to a troubled company.
Portland State University signed a $1.5 million no-bid
contract earlier this year with a company for janitorial work in its
But WW has
learned the company, Diversified Abilities Inc., h
Dear Portland:Sorry to hear about your paper. We in New Orleans got “Newhoused” a year ago, and readers of The Times-Picayune are still grousing. Advance Publications promised us, and yo
Hales’ pledge to pave streets has no plan—and no money.
Laura Young says it’s about time someone at City Hall gets
serious about paving Portland’s dirt roads. She lives in the Cully
neighborhood, where 10 percent of city streets look like mud wallo
City officials want answers about a contractor who got $88,000 under a minority set-aside program.
Last September, the nonprofit Blanchet House of
Hospitality cut a blue ribbon to dedicate a $12.9 million, four-story
homeless meal kitchen and transitional housing shelter in Old Town.