Portland State University faces allegations of kickbacks and cronyism at its hotel.
Workers at a downtown hotel owned and operated by Portland
State University say they have faced extortion, lost wages to ghost
employees and had their tips stolen by supervisors.
IMAGE: Kurt Arm
A DEA investigation of a local teacher highlights abuse of the attention-deficit drug adderall.
Before dawn on Jan. 29, federal drug enforcement agents
swept into a wooded West Linn neighborhood and raided the gray,
two-story house of a substitute teacher named John J. Loomis.
Minority groups backing Portland’s pro-fluoride measure have received $143,000 in payments from the campaign.
The campaign advocating fluoridation of Portland’s
drinking water has trumpeted the support it’s received from minority
organizations, ranging from the Urban League of Portland to the Latino
This widespread support, backers say
The latest YouTube video in Portland’s fluoridation war has the bright cutout-style animation of South Park and the ominous string-and-synth score of Unsolved Mysteries.
The four-minute clip
Cigarettes will stay cheap in Oregon—whether or not Multnomah County gets to levy its own tobacco tax.
Portland smokers, hold on to your butts: Multnomah County
wants the right to tax your cigarettes, and now the state of Oregon
might be looking to increase the price of a pack as well.
A man suspected of pimping in Spokane is behind a new Laurelhurst strip club.
The residents of the Laurelhurst neighborhood aren’t happy
about the new neighbor moving in from Spokane, Wash. Not that they
liked the old neighbors much.
The new resident
since last Novemb
The $3.4 billion Columbia River Crossing keeps getting
more expensive for taxpayers, even before it gets built—in part because
the price of a pet project of the National Park Service is going up
A video of a cop punching a suspect surfaces as lawyers in the case seek to rewrite state law on excessive force.
Jason Cox says he was beaten by cops. But he has what a lot of people who allege police brutality don’t: a video.
On June 18, 2011,
Portland cops arrested Cox, then 37, in the parking lot of an
Top executives at Providence, after talking up health-care cost controls, see big raises as they leave.
Greg Van Pelt wants to cut your health-care costs.
As the retiring CEO
for Providence Oregon, he’s talked about working to find solutions for
ballooning medical expenses and creating community