Mayor Hales welcomes Airbnb to Portland, while its clients face city fines.
For the past four years, Sheila Baraga has been running a 21st-century black-market guest house among the soaring elms of the Buckman neighborhood.
turned a 1908 apartment building on South
When you have to go, web app Airpnp is supposed to help.
The first time I walked up to the yellow house on the corner of Southeast Stark Street and 26th Avenue, I had to pee.
The door was ajar. When I knocked, only a dog answered. A sign on the wall
The e-cigarette market is growing like wildfire, leaving health officials in a haze.
Division Vapor smells like candy.
Located at Southeast
36th Avenue and Division Street, the store is one of 12 Portland retail
shops dedicated to the sale of e-liquids, e-cigarettes and all type
A new app will cost Portland’s Fire Bureau $108,000. It won’t save money, but will it save lives?
Mayor Charlie Hales is asking the City Council to spend
$108,000 on a smartphone app to notify Portlanders trained in CPR when
someone nearby is having a heart attack.
The proposal is part
Health insurance companies covering jail inmates shift millions in costs to taxpayers. Now they have to stop.
Lawmakers fell short on some high-profile bills in the
even-year session that ended last week, including the Columbia River
Crossing, gun control and marijuana legalization.
But the Legislature
A retired fire bureau official is still doing his former job—but he’s getting paid twice.
When Mark Schmidt retired from Portland Fire & Rescue
in June 2012, shortly after picking up his 35-year pin, he didn’t
actually go anywhere.
In fact, although
Schmidt began collecting a
City Hall is looking at 21 new sites for a homeless camp. But only a few options are serious.
Finding a dream home for a homeless camp is an unusual assignment for commercial real-estate broker Cushman & Wakefield.
But as the company
helps Portland City Hall pick possible locations to
An Oregonian editorial columnist bashed the CRC too many times. Now he’s an ex-columnist.
While a bill to revive the Columbia River Crossing clings
to life in the Legislature, Brendan Monaghan’s brief career as an
editorial columnist for The Oregonian is over—and it’s hard to esc
After a breakout season, the Portland Timbers must show they’re for real.
As the Portland Timbers continue their preseason
tournament tonight against Portmore United, a Jamaican club, nobody
would blame fans for being nervous. The 2013 season was close to
Marriage equality is on its way to Oregon despite advocates’ tactical errors.
When Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced
last week that her office would not defend the state’s constitutional
ban on gay marriage, it signaled the decade-long battle for marriage