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More Bite Than A Great White Shark.


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Multnomah County government’s largest employee union has demanded that County Chair Ted Wheeler apologize to its members and rescind pay raises for two of his top staff after other County employ ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

This Column Needs No Birth Certificate


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The campaign to recall Mayor Sam Adams has new office space thanks to its latest, high-profile supporter: Joe Weston, one of Portland’s wealthiest developers. As first reported on wweek.com, Wes ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

As Cool As A Beer At The White House.


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The judges’ decision: Powerful lobbyist Mark Nelson’s new business has cost him some old business. Nelson is now working to refer to the ballot two tax increases passed by state lawmakers. ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

And That’s The Way It Is.


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State Sen. Margaret Carter (D-North/Northeast Portland) has two words for homeowners: Buyer beware. Carter got sued July 17 in Multnomah County Circuit Court by Northstar Building LLC for $5,500 in al ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

A Full-Blood News Lineup.


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A new skirmish between city bikers and suburban motorists: Southeast Portland cyclist Kristin Ragnarsson is suing Clackamas County resident Judith Latourette-Meyers for opening a car door, allegedly c ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 15, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

We’re Not Dead Fish Going With The Flow.


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A former Portland NAACP leader who beat an attempted-murder rap in the Columbia Gorge is suing the City of The Dalles, Wasco County and multiple police and law-enforcement officials there. Robert Larr ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 8, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Don’t Stop ’Til You Get Enough.


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As first reported Tuesday on wweek.com, Multnomah County Sheriff Bob Skipper failed his first attempt to pass a police certification course. Even though Skipper legally required basic training because ...   More
 
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Unlike Soccer, This Makes No Stadium Demands.


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WW finally got a response from local New Age guru Eric Pepin to our story (see “Pepin’s Protege,” June 17, 2009) about William Rijken’s claims that Pepin had him strip and, lat ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

News That Needs No Converter Box.


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More boos for a minor-league baseball stadium in Lents. The Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association wrote to City Council on June 15, to voice “strong opposition” to the proposed stadium in ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

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Location, location, location: City Commissioner Nick Fish may have a personal stake in the June 23 hearing over whether to rename 39th Avenue for César E. Chávez. Fish, who wasn’t ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 WW Editorial Staff
 

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