Records show the city may spend millions to finance Portland’s Bike Share—and leave out many neighborhoods.
When the Portland City Council accepted a $2 million
federal grant to start a bike-share program in 2011, it did so on one
condition: No city money would help pay for it.
Instead, the council
Cogen faces a state criminal investigation. He’s not happy. But should he be worried?
This month, Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen will
answer questions in a criminal investigation aimed at finding out if he
abused his public office while having an affair with a county employee
Federal budget cuts come down hard on court-appointed attorneys.
Steven Wax has become famous for taking on some of the toughest court cases in the nation.
As the state’s top
federal public defender, Wax represented the so-called “Christmas Tree
Oregon’s Labor Commissioner sets his sights on investigating abortion protesters.
Pastor Chuck O’Neal paces in front of Lovejoy Surgicenter,
the Northwest Portland abortion clinic, wearing shorts, a black
backpack and a wireless microphone. Members of O’Neal’s Beaverton G
Oregon’s biggest arts patron steps out with an art lover of a different sort.
The Schnitzers are the Rockefellers of the Beaver State, long noted for their power, wealth and generous patronage of the arts.
Just how much money
the late Harold Schnitzer and his widow, Arlene,
Public documents contradict the County Chairman’s account of his affair.
Multnomah County Chairman Jeff Cogen could not have seemed
more sincere last week as he confessed an affair with a county employee
named Sonia Manhas.
“My family is hurting,” Cogen told WW o
If the CRC is dead, why are state officials still seeking permission to build it?
About 25 opponents of the now-defunct Columbia River
Crossing raised their drinks at Produce Row’s bar July 12 to celebrate
the megaproject’s death.
The happy hour
included activists, econ
Records show Oregon’s ex-education chief violated state expense and travel rules.
Rudy Crew was supposed to be the force that shook up Oregon’s schools.
Gov. John Kitzhaber
christened Crew—who arrived here in June 2012 a national figure—as the
state’s first education
Power struggles at Portland’s community radio station overshadow its troubles.
On any given morning, those who still tune in to KBOO 90.7
FM might hear stories from the perspectives of prison inmates, homeless
people and bicycle advocates.
But one of the topics
Unlikely allies dive into the Portland water wars. The siege starts on Mount Tabor.
Dawn Smallman lives in a cozy three-bedroom house in the
shadow of Mount Tabor. The documentary filmmaker has fought for more
than a decade to preserve the forested volcano cone and the scenic