The city of Portland wants to put body cameras on its cops. Good luck getting to see the video.
Mayor Charlie Hales wants Portland police to have body
cameras. He’s also fine if it’s really difficult for you to see the
video the cops record.
The city of Portland
has been the drivin
Pilots say the Port of Portland’s plans to sell land for a power plant next to the Troutdale Airport include a fatal flaw.
Mike Rhodes fell in love with flying nearly 50 years ago
at the Troutdale Airport while on a school field trip, and from his
first flight, he knew he wanted to be a pilot.
Today, Rhodes, 61, a
Washington state offers an alternative to sending parents to prison. Is Oregon willing to try it?
Michelle Newell busted up her family in
2010 with a repeat conviction for writing bad checks to cover a drug
habit. The state sent her to Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in
Why won’t the Portland Fire Bureau give a whistle-blower documents that have already been made public?
Rob Cruser enforces rules that save lives.
Cruser, 51, is a fire
inspector for Portland Fire & Rescue. That job takes him into
buildings where the public gathers for big events—such as n
More and more, credit unions look and act like banks. So why don’t they pay taxes?
Robert Stuart enjoys a paycheck most bankers would envy.
Stuart, 47, is CEO of
Oregon’s second-largest financial institution, with 26 branches, 501
employees and assets of $3.6 billion. His
County Commissioner Loretta Smith uses her office budget to benefit constituents—and her own ambitions.
No elected official in Portland spends more time with constituents than Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith.
pancakes at the Hollywood Senior Center or personall
Two East Portland secessionists explain why they want voters to sever their neighborhoods’ ties to the city.
Collene Swenson and Pat Edwards want out of the city of Portland.
What they really want is the city to get out of where they
live, East Portland, and leave the residents of this often overlooked
U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall’s flameout amid the Kitzhaber investigation could sully the image of her patron, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden.
Amanda Marshall grabbed the attention of
Oregonians last month when she publicly took command of the largest
government corruption case this state has seen in decades.
the chief fe
Portland Public Schools defends student discipline one official compares to an inmate work crew.
Domingo Martin spent three days in November and December
at North Portland’s César Chávez K-8 School cleaning the gym and
collecting trash in the school’s foul-smelling restrooms.
Newly available data on Airbnb shows the company’s impact on Portland.
Airbnb is all for sharing—except, of course, when it comes to its own data.
site has been under scrutiny in Portland and other U.S. cities for its
effect on neighborhoods