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More Explosive Than St. Helens 30 Years Ago.


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The investigation by the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries into the actions of John Minnis, former Department of Public Safety Standards and Training director, toward a subordinate has concluded. ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

News Even Leaner Than Oregon Kids


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More fallout from Commissioner Randy Leonard’s “HIT squad” (see “Randyland,” WW, Nov. 11, 2009): Veteran Portland firefighter Gerald Alvarez notified the city in April th ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Always Making It Work.


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As first reported April 23 at wweek.com, local and federal law-enforcement agents have put Reed College on notice that illegal drugs will not be tolerated at the elite private school (see “Highe ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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Lars Larson has forced Oregon State University and The Oregonian to rename and rejigger their jointly run Newspaper Institute for Minority High School Students. Gone is the word “minority.&rdquo ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Never Write Off This Column.


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Two huge hurdles loom as City Council prepares to hear a resolution that seeks to advance Mayor Sam Adams’ redevelopment plan for Memorial Coliseum. Adams’ plan calls on the Portland Devel ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

News That Needs No Severance Pay.


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Portland Public Schools’ department for teaching English to immigrant and refugee students, already under state scrutiny for its performance, faces a new controversy. The department wants to shi ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

News That Always Goes Boom.


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Now that City Council has voted 5-0 to spend $20 million from the Bureau of Environmental Services on the Bicycle Plan for 2030, the question is where to spend the money in Portland. On that question ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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The campaign to recall Mayor Sam Adams started using paid signature gatherers last weekend. But that’s not the only news coming from the mostly volunteer group. Earlier this month, the campaign ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

In Regular Need Of Both Randy Leonard And Reconciliation.


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Commissioner Randy Leonard has a new plan to arm Water Bureau security guards. Using an obscure state provision, Leonard wants the guards to become “special” police officers, according to ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

News To Lift Portland Out Of Depression.


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The Portland Development Commission is preparing to buy out some employees and lay offothers because the agency has few projects. PDC showed union reps draft plans this week and hope to finalize a pac ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 WW Editorial Staff
 

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