Four years ago, Florence Jessup spent a small fortune to
start her Hillsboro farm, Artisan Organics: more than $70,000 from an
inheritance and her retirement accounts.
then, Jessup, farm
A proposed tax on sweetened drinks could raise $35 million for Multnomah County.
Soda pop, energy drinks and even some juice mixes will get
more expensive in Multnomah County if voters approve a new tax proposal
bound for the November ballot.
As first reported
Jan. 9 at ww
Tax dollars bring healthy foods to neighborhoods without supermarkets. But can it reduce obesity?
Muktar Abdow is terribly proud of the refrigerator and
freezer at his African Mini Market on North Killingsworth Street. He
shows them off with a smile and a wave of his hand that’s appropriate
Records raise doubts that Metro candidate Helen Ying lives in the right district.
Helen Ying, an educational consultant and former vice
principal at Parkrose High School, has a lot going for her in her
campaign to join the Metro Council.
She has friends, for
In his first full season with the Blazers, Gerald Wallace has emerged as the team’s heart.
Gerald Wallace is a quiet guy. So it was something to note
when, in the closing seconds of the first half of the Trail Blazers’
game against Sacramento on Dec. 27, he dumped his exhausted, sweat
Among its many other crimes against journalism, the Internet has shown writers and editors what people really want to read when no one is looking.
We now know that a
slide show called “10 Reason
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.