Home · Articles · News · Murmurs

Murmurs: All The News We Wrote While The Sun Was Out.

Proponents of an initiative to ban public funding for abortions are employing a novel tactic: The group’s website, Oregon2014.org, allows users to search for the names of people who have signed th   More
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Doubling Down On Lents; Keeping The CRC Alive.

The city of Portland has spent $96 million since 1998 trying—and failing—to rebuild the East Portland neighborhood of Lents, as WW reported earlier this year (“Razed & Confused,” WW, Jan.    More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Our News Is Better Because LaMarcus Is Back.

Would you be willing to pay a new $12-a-month city “street maintenance” fee? That’s the question being put to voters in a Portland Bureau of Transportation poll. City Commissioner Steve Novick w   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: All The News We Found Weeping Over Our Bracket.

Who thinks the Portland Aerial Tram is part of a regional transportation strategy? Metro does. As first reported by Metro News, planners have found the tram—ferrying passengers from South Wate   More
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: More News About Deputies Than You Can Handle.

Multnomah County corrections deputies earlier this month voted narrowly not to endorse Sheriff Dan Staton for re-election. The vote, first reported at wweek.com, marks a major shift for the Multnomah    More
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Why Bother Voters When You Don’t Have To?

Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick have been shopping a plan to increase transportation taxes and fees, asking residents for their top priorities in polls and forums. But the p   More
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: News Hotter Than a Battle Rapper.

Multnomah County Circuit Judge Eric Bloch on March 3 moved the proposed $200 million Hyatt Hotel adjacent to the Oregon Convention Center one large step closer to reality. Bloch blocked downtown hotel   More
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Read This Faster On Google Fiber.

A House bill to reform the payment of awards in class action lawsuits survived stiff opposition in the Senate Judiciary Committee and will now proceed to the Senate floor for a vote. House Bill 41   More
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: News Busier Than Damian Lillard

The Portland Association of Teachers and Portland Public Schools averted a strike with a tentative contract agreement Feb. 18, but the Portland Parents Coalition—which earlier filed a complaint    More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: No Contract For Mr. Plow.

Radio startup XRAY.FM is on the air, to a degree. The nonprofit station raised more than $100,000 in donations last month to combine progressive talk hosts Carl Wolfson and Thom Hartmann with indie-   More
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Web Design for magazines