Why Hales refused to fire an aide who made sexual comments to a County Commissioner.
Karol Collymore got angry when she learned last month a
top aide to Portland Mayor Charlie Hales had made sexually suggestive
remarks at a public event to Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta
Second Amendment activists say a Multnomah County gun ordinance doesn’t apply within cities.
Roxanne Ross says she was raised to believe every responsible citizen should own a gun.
When she picked out
her own handgun last fall, Ross went old school and chose a .357 Magnum
Portland State University awarded a sole-source contract to a troubled company.
Portland State University signed a $1.5 million no-bid
contract earlier this year with a company for janitorial work in its
But WW has
learned the company, Diversified Abilities Inc., h
Dear Portland:Sorry to hear about your paper. We in New Orleans got “Newhoused” a year ago, and readers of The Times-Picayune are still grousing. Advance Publications promised us, and yo
Hales’ pledge to pave streets has no plan—and no money.
Laura Young says it’s about time someone at City Hall gets
serious about paving Portland’s dirt roads. She lives in the Cully
neighborhood, where 10 percent of city streets look like mud wallo
City officials want answers about a contractor who got $88,000 under a minority set-aside program.
Last September, the nonprofit Blanchet House of
Hospitality cut a blue ribbon to dedicate a $12.9 million, four-story
homeless meal kitchen and transitional housing shelter in Old Town.
Hales restored lots of city hall spending. Why not services for kids escaping prostitution?
In the final weeks of writing his first budget, Mayor
Charlie Hales restored money to dozens of city programs he had suggested
cutting: the Police Bureau’s Mounted Patrol Unit, a county-run ment
The Multnomah County board prepares to crack down on Staton’s overtime spending.
Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton is about to see his runaway overtime spending put into lockdown.
spends nearly twice the money he budgets for overtime, and he’s on pace
Mayor Charlie Hales shuffles the city bureaus—and commissioners have to deal.
Nick Fish looked shaken. Amanda Fritz was horrified. Steve
Novick told bicycle jokes in the lobby. And Dan Saltzman left early,
pleased as punch.
city commissioners had just learn
Why cops are increasingly using nicknames to catch robbers.
When the cops arrested 46-year-old Weston Miner Rogers for
robbing three local banks, Portland police crowed in a press release
about the capture of the “Hammer Pants Bandit.”
Why the nickna