An activist launches a campaign to oust Secretary of State Kate Brown.
A light drizzle fell on Bob Wolfe as he stood outside a
citadel of the Portland establishment like the lupine nemesis in the
story of the Three Little Pigs.
Wolfe was rattling
The mayoral candidates talk about community policing—but not how the city can pay for it.
Charlie Hales says he’s crossed paths with the Portland
police during his campaign for mayor—and he hasn’t always liked what
He talks of a recent
weapons stop he witnessed a
A Portland strip club hands out red-stained $2 bills, despite warnings from the feds to stop.
The manager at the McDonald’s on Northwest Yeon Avenue
glanced at the money in the customer’s hand, a $2 bill that looked as if
its edges had been dipped in blood. He grew tense, shook his hea
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