Two giants of Portland’s legal community stand trial on ethics charges.
Barnes Ellis spent nearly 50 years at the pinnacle of Oregon’s corporate legal world.
A magna cum laude
graduate of both Yale University and Harvard Law School, Ellis occupied
A Eugene law firm plans a spendy party for a retiring federal judge.
A party has got to be really swank to raise the eyebrows of the state’s lawyers.
Yet a proposed retirement bash for U.S. District Court Judge Michael Hogan has many Oregon lawyers’ brows firmly
A group that trains Democratic women to run for office is showing success.
As a candidate for public office, Jessica Vega Pederson
already had a compelling life story. She was raised in a
Mexican-American family in Chicago, where her mother was politically
active and P
Gov. John Kitzhaber found the will to help his party win the Legislature.
Gov. John Kitzhaber’s distaste for the rough and tumble of electoral politics is legendary.
During his first
stint as governor, from 1995 to 2003, Kitzhaber barely got his hands
dirty in helpi
Voters approved a tax to fund the arts. Now the city faces the high price of collecting it.
More than 61 percent of Portland voters checked “yes” on a
Nov. 6 ballot measure to raise millions in new taxes to hire more art
and music teachers and help bankroll arts organizations.
The CRC isn’t eager to redesign a bridge that should be taller.
The proposed Columbia River Crossing has turned into a high-stakes limbo dance: How low can the bridge go?
CRC officials say
they are trying to fix one of the most embarrassing problems with the
troubled $3.5 billion Interstate 5 project: The...
The greatest test facing WW
today comes not from the challenge of surviving in a digital world or
from the effects of a lingering recession—though neither can be
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The new head of City Hall will be a “transportation mayor”—whether he wants that title or not.
The next Portland mayor wakes up this morning in charge of a City Hall filled with potholes.
city’s settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over police
mistreatment of the mentally