A top city fire official is under investigation for turning a blind eye to safety violations at a sex club.
A senior Portland fire official is under investigation for
telling a downtown sex club the city would look the other way if it
violated fire safety laws.
In late June,
Portland Fire & Re
The last African-American family on a Portland block faces losing its home.
To Helen Murray, a tour of her home is a tour of her life.
Over the fireplace,
Helen, 77, and her husband, Nelson, 82, display photographs of their six
children. Pictures of their 12 grandchil
Police say gang violence is exploding. A landmark report shows just the opposite.
Turn on the TV news and you'd have reason to believe Portland’s gang violence is out of control.
warnings from police and fallout from three recent high-profile
shootings have pro
Why City Hall loves home-sharing company Airbnb but not car-sharing startup Uber.
Mayor Charlie Hales says he wants Portland to stand as a leader in making room for the “sharing economy.”
That’s one reason he
has championed rewriting city rules to legalize the operations
Washington’s legal weed starts moving through stores this week. The owner of New Vansterdam talks price, supply and ambiance.
Brian Budz got teased about his name as a kid. This week it finally pays off.
On July 11, Budz, 40,
and his business partners will open New Vansterdam, one of the first
retail marijuana shops
Mayor Charlie Hales wants to give Airbnb something it can’t get anyplace else.
Last week, Airbnb threw a house party in Portland City Hall.
Francisco-based online startup laid out two tables lined with trays of
bagels, brownies and blueberry muffins. It invit
Portland Bottling faces allegations it ripped off ratepayers while championing a measure to lower water bills.
No corporation had more at stake in the May ballot measure over control of the city’s water than Portland Bottling Co.
bottler contributed $100,000—more than any other don
The fight over “curing” homosexuality is the front lines of upcoming gay-rights battles.
Dean Greer says he doesn’t have sex with men anymore.
He is married, has a
son and is devout in his faith in Jesus. But Greer says he is not cured
from an affliction he calls “same-sex attra