County records show concerns about the quality of services the nonprofit provides.
The Urban League of Portland saw its president quit last
week after allegations of financial mismanagement, but troubles for the
66-year-old nonprofit are far from over.
Auditors say the nonprofit group’s president used the League’s credit card for questionable spending.
The president of the Urban League of Portland is under
scrutiny by county auditors for more than $44,000 of questionable
Over the past 2½
years, Urban League President Marcus C. Mun
U of O President Richard Lariviere may be brilliant—but he failed Politics 101.
For a brainy Sanskrit scholar with decades of high-level
administrative experience in state university systems, recently fired
University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere displayed a stunning
Numbers are key to the fate of the accused Christmas Tree Bomber.
Inmates in custody of the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office as of Nov. 28: 1,167
Inmates arrested by the FBI: 3
Number of inmates charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction: 1
Other cities’ Occupation camps have seen even bigger problems.
Born from the same political movement, each Occupation
around the country has differed in size, level of violence and the
degree of tolerance by government.
Roughly 70 U.S.
cities have seen Oc
Occupy Portland forced the city to face its persistent problems with homelessness.
The homeless were back occupying the spaces under the
Burnside Bridge on Monday, one day after their downtown real estate had
been reclaimed by the city over the weekend.
The city shut down the
Mayor Adams and Occupy Portland played a game in city parks. Police Chief Reese won.
Occupy Portland had countless moments of beauty, absurdity and anger. In the end, it was downright ugly.
The 39 days of
occupation in Lownsdale and Chapman squares began as an idealistic