Portland schools have had to spend $172,000 fighting a parent's lawsuit over Wi-Fi.
One year ago, the parent of a Portland Public Schools
student sued the district with claims a new Wi-Fi network in his
daughter’s middle school was poisoning her and potentially harming other
A local semen bank for dogs is accused of sending the wrong seed.
For more than 40 years, Carrol C. Platz Jr. has been
collecting dog semen—sometimes using a device called an
electroejaculator, and sometimes by hand.
Platz is a
world-renowned expert on the
Con-way’s big plans to develop Northwest run into trouble over traffic and other issues.
Hey, Con-way: Not so fast.
Last week, WW
detailed the freight company’s plans to develop 17 acres it owns in
Northwest Portland and the tension the proposal is already creating (see
A North Portland center shows what a “green” building means.
It’s easy to look past the squat former Arco station at
North Albina Avenue and Ainsworth Street. The exterior disguises the
clean, sleek remodeling inside that has transformed it into the June
A riders’ advocacy group challenges TriMet to rethink its fare hikes and service cuts.
TriMet is zooming ahead with plans to close a $12 million
budget gap for next year by raising ticket prices, cutting bus service
and ending the free-rail zone. The transit agency’s board is set
Jack Sim wants people to admit they poop.
Sim, 55, a successful
Singaporean construction executive, is the founder of the nonprofit
World Toilet Organization. It’s OK, please laugh—Sim says
A union-backed initiative to repeal the corporate tax rebate draws fire from reformers.
For years, state Sen. Ginny Burdick
(D-Portland) has been working to get rid of one of the biggest oddities
of Oregon’s income tax system, a rebate called the “kicker.”
First passed by the
Independent campaign expenditures here are soaring—and invisible.
An army of canvassers hit the streets in April and May to
rescue state Rep. Mike Schaufler (D-Happy Valley) from defeat. Many of
the workers knocking on doors for Schaufler in the May 15 primary w