Lawmakers want government-run restaurants to undergo health inspections.
Two Portland legislators say they want to close the
loophole in state law that allows government-run restaurants to escape
The proposal comes after 135 people got sick from e
Kitzhaber nixes universities’ hopes of cutting health costs.
Oregon’s seven state universities have been clamoring for years for more independence from bureaucratic state regulations.
As taxpayer support
for them has waned, Oregon University System offici
Budget-breaking practices allow some sheriff’s deputies to double their pay.
Sgt. Diana Olsen has occasionally been the face of the
Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office. She heads up the sheriff’s search and
rescue team, and when a 7-year-old Skyline Elementary School stu
A parent activist becomes a powerful schools critic—and a force PPS can't ignore.
If you Google the name Lainie Block Wilker, you get a photograph of Bobbie Regan instead.
In the photo, Regan,
the longest-serving member of Portland Public Schools’ Board of
Education, is wee
A brash Republican survivor talks about how her party needs to change.
Julie Parrish knows she’s a political misfit.
As she puts it, she’s
an immigrant’s kid, a first-generation American from a Lebanese father.
She’s an under-40 suburban mom with kids in pu
The TriMet watchdog says riders should demand more from the agency.
Al Margulies has more time than ever to be the scourge of the transit agency he calls “TriMess.”
Margulies—one of the
most outspoken of the transit agency’s public watchdogs—was a TriMet
Face facts, readers: You wanted to read about lurid
four-star hotel sex and awkward death, Bart Simpson and Doctor Who—not
to mention a winningly surly football coach and an election-year smear