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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

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

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