The $3.4 billion Columbia River Crossing keeps getting
more expensive for taxpayers, even before it gets built—in part because
the price of a pet project of the National Park Service is going up
A video of a cop punching a suspect surfaces as lawyers in the case seek to rewrite state law on excessive force.
Jason Cox says he was beaten by cops. But he has what a lot of people who allege police brutality don’t: a video.
On June 18, 2011,
Portland cops arrested Cox, then 37, in the parking lot of an
Top executives at Providence, after talking up health-care cost controls, see big raises as they leave.
Greg Van Pelt wants to cut your health-care costs.
As the retiring CEO
for Providence Oregon, he’s talked about working to find solutions for
ballooning medical expenses and creating community
Targeted for elimination, the Office of Healthy Working Rivers may be you-know-where without a paddle.
When it comes to government agencies with endearing names, none comes close to the city’s Office of Healthy Working Rivers.
It’s not just the
hopeful adjectives in its title—it’s the tiny
Who deserves a pedestal more, Jason Lee or Mark Hatfield?
The Oregon Legislature wants to send the late Mark O. Hatfield back to Washington.
A bill with 36
sponsors would mount a full-size bronze of the debonair and determined
Republican statesman in t
Mayor Charlie Hales’ plan to change rules on big apartments has everyone fired up.
When smoke drifted out of the halted
construction site on Southeast Division Street early March 29, the owner
of nearby Victory Bar called the cops. It wasn’t his first call about
Opponents of Oregon’s Green Energy Law are seeking a major change.
In 2007, Oregon lawmakers decided to address global
warming by moving the state aggressively away from burning coal and
natural gas to produce electricity.
They required big
utilities to gener
The Multnomah County Sheriff will stop honoring immigration holds on low-level offenders.
Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton plans to start
releasing undocumented immigrants brought to his jails for low-level
crimes before immigration officials can get their hands on them.
The city’s latest bar brawl with the OLCC: how late can patios stay open?
Thomas Winston Morgan marched across Southeast Yamhill
Street on a summer night in 2011 in a T-shirt, boxer shorts and
flip-flops, and demanded the birthday party stop. The laughing voices