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We’ve Never Hacked A Dead Girl’s Voice Mail

Incumbent Portland City Commissioners rarely lose—only two have since 1970. But Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Southwest Portland), who announced Tuesday that she’ll challenge Position 1 incumbent Amanda Frit   More
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Now With 50 Percent Less Pee!

As the Legislature finishes the 2011 session, pols are turning their thoughts toward their own job security. Two of the juiciest rumors circulating in the Portland delegation are that Rep. Tina Kot   More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Less Hostile Than Air Strikes On Libya.

In 2009, no legislators fought harder against proposed Metolius Basin destination resorts than Sen. Ginny Burdick (D-Portland) and Rep. Brian Clem (D-Salem). Now, Banfield Pet Hospital founder Scott C   More
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

In Better Condition Than A Fat Soccer Referee.

Emily Harris, the radio host of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud morning talk show, says she’s been asked to leave the show and the network by OPB management. David Miller, the show   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

News That’s At Least 90 Percent Locally Owned.

Oregonians can now see two very different accounts of what happened in the Oregon Department of Energy investigation, in which four employees were accused of steering state business to Cylvia Hayes, G   More
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

News Guaranteed To Stay Local.

A chilly wind blew through the mayor’s office this week: First Charlie Hales announced he would challenge Mayor Sam Adams in 2012. Hales, who preceded Adams as a champion of streetcars and sustain   More
Wednesday, June 1, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

More Durable Than A Blazers GM.

Attorney General John Kroger recently did some fundraising at the Ritz Carlton in New Orleans, according to his campaign finance reports. Kroger returned home with a handful of checks boosting his c   More
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Dropping More Secrets Than Arnold’s Maid.

In the latest round of the long-running Oregon Department of Energy contracting saga, attorneys for former ODOE director Mark Long   More
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Unlike Arnold And Maria, We’ll Be Back.

One of the most important proposed environmental laws to go before the Oregon Legislature in a generation may be dead in the water, a key lawmaker concedes. State Sen. Mark Hass (D-Raleigh Hills) s   More
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

News From Beyond Abbottabad.

Mayor Sam Adams’ proposed $408 million general-fund discretionary budget includes a provision to keep the city’s controversial leaf-removal fee. The $15 to $65 fee riled some Portlanders last yea   More
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

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