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A Royal Wedding Of News And Chatter.

Former state Sen. Ryan Deckert (D-Beaverton), now the president of the Oregon Business Association, is considering challenging embattled U.S. Rep. David Wu in the 2012 Democratic primary. Deckert’s   More
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Submitted For Bob Ryan’s Approval.

Here’s an update to a WW report from January that Portland Firefighters union president Jim Forquer got arrested for drunken driving after he drove his 2008 Jeep Wrangler into a telephone pole. For   More
Wednesday, April 20, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Facts Even Donald Trump Won’t Question.

The City of Portland will include steroids on the list of substances it looks for when random drug tests begin in July for cops. As first reported April 8 at wweek.com, city Human Resources Director    More
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs 4/6/11

Children are the future…of tax breaks? Mayor Sam Adams and Commissioner Dan Saltzman have teamed up on a proposal that would give $500 tax credits to Portland businesses that create job-shadowing ex   More
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Like Rebels Who Never Retreat.

Let the speculation commence for Portland’s 2012 City Hall elections. Eileen Brady, who co-founded New Seasons Market with husband Brian Rohter, is considering a run against Mayor Sam Adams.   More
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs 3/23/11

Marijuana activist Paul Stanford is hitting back at the Oregon Department of Justice, which arrested Stanford this month on charges of failing to pay taxes for two years (see Murmurs, WW, March 9, 2   More
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Sanity Amid The Madness.

Portland Public Schools is preparing for the possibility Mayor Sam Adams will secure a new development deal that includes the school district’s headquarters. As part of Adams’ broad vision for red   More
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

We’re Always In A Good Place.

Longtime Portland marijuana activist Paul Stanford (see “King Bong,” WW, Dec. 12, 2007) has been arrested on charges of tax fraud. The Oregon Department of Justice said Tuesday that Stanford faces   More
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

A Column That Will Never Shut Down.

As the Portland Timbers’ April 14 home opener approaches, the renovation of PGE Park is on time but about $5 million over the $31 million budget. Per the city’s contract with Timbers owner Merritt   More
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

News Bits And Snowflakes: No Two Are Alike.

Mayor Sam Adams made education a key component of his third annual State of the City address Friday, Feb. 18. He also wants to make schools a part of his upcoming 2011-12 City of Portland budget. In   More
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

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