As a miserable season ends, the Portland Timbers again gamble on a first-time MLS coach.
Portland Timbers fans have learned one thing for certain about the team’s owner, Merritt Paulson: He’s not afraid to gamble.
He launched the
team’s freshman season in Major League Soccer las
How much debt has Portland passed on to residents via bonds?
Like most major cities, Portland puts the
cost of many of its public essentials—sewers, parks and public
safety—on the credit card. The bonds Portland has sold also paid for urban
With TriMet’s computer system for tracking arrival times
knocked out by a car wreck this week, parking-free apartments piling up
on the east side, and the price of gas hovering near $4, it’s i
It’s not clear how a tax on Portlanders will keep its promises to schools.
It used to be kids all over Portland came home from public
school splattered in paint, smelling of papier-mâché paste and proudly
carrying home their latest creation for the refrigerator door. A
A candidate for Supreme Court says his opponent is inflating her credentials.
Quick: Name a sitting Oregon Supreme Court judge.
OK, we admit it—maybe
it’s not a fair question. Most Americans can’t name any of the nine
U.S. Supreme Court justices. So while we know WW
Look around—those 17 other people next to you in the coffee shop hunched
over their laptops might be hunting the Web for kitty videos or Kate
Middleton’s tanning habits. You, of course, are Go