A union boss’s criminal past and allegations of nepotism roil one of Oregon’s biggest labor groups.
From its name, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 290 sounds
like an old-fashioned, low-tech kind of labor union. Even its logo
consists of pipes and valves.
Yet the union’s 4,000
Yes, dear readers, there is an Easter Bunny.
We’re exhausted from
trying week after week to convince you climate change is real, city taxi
regulations are written in blood and public docks o
Central Catholic questions its hiring practices as sexual misconduct allegations surface about another football coach.
When it comes to football, Central Catholic High School has a lot to cheer about.
Rams—with a long tradition of winning—finished the season with 12 wins
and just one loss while outscor
Young African-Americans are leading the Portland protests against police violence. But can they make a real difference?
Glenn Waco had just shut down Pioneer Place.
He marched 500
protesters into the downtown mall, pressed through groups of holiday
shoppers and led them in a chant of “I can’t breathe! I can
Oregon is cutting an effective program to help mothers in prison stay close to their kids.
2008, Eva Guzman arrived at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in
Wilsonville, to begin a sentence for robbery. Eleven days later, she
“I had my daughter,” says Guzman, no
Moda’s president was caught cheating on a recertification exam for surgeons.
\Moda Health made a big splash last year
when it shelled out a reported $40 million for naming rights to the
Portland Trail Blazers’ arena.
Moda Center, formerly the Rose Garden, is t
Portland’s apartment fights are headed for the suburbs. Next stop: West Linn.
Portland’s clash over density from the condos and
apartment blocks lining Southeast Division Street and North Williams
Avenue is spilling into the suburbs.
The next focal point:
He put a Bitcoin ATM in Pioneer Place. Now he hopes people will see why they should use it.
There’s an ATM at Pioneer Place that turns virtual money into cash you can hold in your hand.
machine allows you to buy Bitcoin—currency backed by no government and
that exists only on
An effort to clean up a seedy corner in Cully could give millions to an alleged prostitution and money-laundering ring.
The silhouette of a naked woman on the Sugar Shack sign
still draws attention to the shuttered strip club and what was once a
one-stop shopping center for sex.
The triangle of land
A senior fire official went to bat for an embattled club owner, who offered what three officials saw as a bribe.
Maria Toth Brown had some explaining to do.
Toth Brown runs
Refuge PDX, a club in the Central Eastside Industrial District. On Nov.
23, 2013, records show, Refuge PDX jammed 1,000 people into