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
Look around—those 17 other people next to you in the coffee shop hunched
over their laptops might be hunting the Web for kitty videos or Kate
Middleton’s tanning habits. You, of course, are Go
The best way you can predict the economic success of a
city is by figuring out how many adults have finished college.
Certainly, people who have a college degree tend to earn more—but so do
Portland loves its culture—and loves that so many people
are also fascinated by it. But just how cultured is Portland? Turns out
just a bit. City Vitals 2.0 ranks Portland as the eighth-most cul
Editor’s note: Darrick Evenson is newly
homeless. For the past five weeks, Evenson, 51, originally from Santa
Monica, Calif., has been living in his 1996 Mitsubishi Galant. Prior to