A continuing Oregon State Police investigation into email leaks is "chilling."
Since taking office Feb. 18, Gov. Kate Brown has publicly made honest and open government a top priority. She has introduced three bills aimed at tightening Oregon's lax approach to government ethics, and she has promised a thorough audit of how state agencies respond to requests for public records. Last night, Brown got a More
U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall’s flameout amid the Kitzhaber investigation could sully the image of her patron, U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden.
Amanda Marshall grabbed the attention of
Oregonians last month when she publicly took command of the largest
government corruption case this state has seen in decades.
the chief fe
Scott Kerin reportedly had a contract taken out on his life by a Mexican drug cartel.
The prosecutor that U.S. Attorney for Oregon Amanda Marshall is accused of stalking was at the time under 24-hour-a-day armed protective guard because of a contract Mexican drug dealers placed on his life.
That news adds a bizarre turn in a situation that...
Amanda Marshall, the U.S. Attorney for Oregon, on Thursday told The Oregonian she was temporarily stepping away from her job as the state’s top federal law enforcement official. "I've been having health issues for months," Marshall told The Oregonian. "I can't serve right now." That is far less that the full story, WW has learned from multiple sources familiar ...
Longtime housing advocate served in city, county and state governments
Gretchen Kafoury, a longtime public servant who served in the Oregon Legislature, on the Multnomah County Commission and as a Portland city commissioner, has died, according to Multnomah County spokesman David Austin. She was 72.
Kafoury's older daughter, Deborah Kafoury, is chair of the Multnomah County Commission.
Gretchen Miller Kafoury was born in Walla Walla, Wash. Sh...
Urban farmers and foresters are benefiting from a gaping property tax loophole.
Joe Angel is a real-estate
developer and investor best known for once owning 28 Portland-area
Burger Kings. Angel also helped develop three downtown hotels—the
Westin, the deLuxe and the Luc
Former governor's attorney suggested friendly ex-judges.
The first week of February marked an acceleration in the spiraling troubles that led former Gov. John Kitzhaber to resign.A disastrous press conference led to the state's biggest daily calling for his resignation, and unanswered ethical and legal questions about first lady Cylvia Hayes only grew bigger. If Kitzhaber were to survive, he needed to change the political narrative—and f...