Mayor Charlie Hales is hiring outside help to teach diversity to white male managers.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hiring an outside consultant to host a diversity seminar—for white men only.
When Hales ran for
mayor in 2012, he questioned whether Portland needed an Office of
Gov. Kitzhaber’s growing opposition to coal dovetails with federal policy and divestment activism.
For Gov. John Kitzhaber right now, coal is king.
The debate over coal
is heating up just as Kitzhaber needs an issue to energize his so-far
lackluster campaign for an unprecedented fourth term a
Pearl District residents get some sympathy—but no action—about the pounding next door.
Patrice Hanson once had a quiet morning ritual: breathing
exercises, reading inspirational books, meditation and then some tai
But today if Hanson breathes in BANG! or tries to study a BANG
A decade of deception against a local Timber heir is the largest “sweetheart” scam investigators say they’ve seen.
Ralph Raines Jr. led a fantasy life.
At 66, the heir to a
third-generation Washington County logging company had once faced the
prospect of a lonely existence. He was without close family and, a
Multnomah County’s farmer tends the fields as his job is targeted for cropping.
Jerry Hunter wants to get rid of the rabbits.
They come in waves at
the Multnomah County CROPS Farm, across from McMenamins Edgefield, to
gnaw the tops of the broccoli, carrots and cabbage
City officials are pitching a new street fee by claiming Portland’s roads are getting more dangerous. Numbers show otherwise.
To hear Mayor Charlie Hales and other city officials tell it, the streets of Portland are getting deadlier every day.
Driving is more
dangerous. Pedestrians face bigger risks. Bicyclists have to s
An office building project for city sewer engineers triples in cost to $11.4 million—at the worst possible time.
In December 2011, a coalition of angry water and sewer
ratepayers sued the city of Portland. Their basic allegation: The city
had squandered $127 million in ratepayers’ money on questionable
A 2008 sex-abuse case lingers in federal court as a “manipulative” defendant works the system.
When someone is charged with a crime, he has a constitutional right to a lawyer. He also has the right to a speedy trial.
Once in a while, a
defendant comes along who tries to stretch the limits o
A new law expanding the use of an anti-overdose drug is cutting the number of heroin deaths.
Two months ago, a heroin user overdosed on the Southwest
Salmon Street overpass across Interstate 405, about a block from the
headquarters of Outside In.
Someone alerted the
staff at the nonpr
It’s Oregon’s turn (again) to debate the labeling of GMO foods.
There’s much to talk about in Ashland—a southern Oregon
winter so dry that, for the first time in 50 years, the local ski
mountain failed to open, or the fare at this year’s Oregon Shakespea