Oregon’s First Lady is cited for using a state police pass to park her personal car.
On Dec. 16, Mary Kisel, a city parking officer for the
Portland Bureau of Transportation, was patrolling her beat, keeping an
eye on the pre-holiday crush that jams downtown streets and fills up
curbside parking spaces. More
Hints of Oregon’s political future in 2014 can be seen in the contributions of 2013.
It’s 2014, an election year that will bring before voters
an astonishingly broad list of ballot measures, a race for the U.S.
Senate and an Oregon governor seeking an unprecedented fourth term.
But clues to the key
turning points in
The Oregon Department of Transportation this afternoon released its long-awaited investment grade analysis of the proposed $2.8 billion Oregon-only Columbia River Crossing project.
The highway department's conclusion: there will be enough traffic paying tolls to support construction. "The key finding from this analysis on toll-generated revenue and financing concludes that tollin...
As couch-potatoes worldwide prepare for the Sochi winter Olympics, reporters are scurrying to disinter Oregon's most notorious contribution to winter sports: the Tonya Harding scandal.
It was 20 years ago today that a rat-pack of hapless thugs allied with Harding—then and now the best-known figure skater Portland has ever produced—carried out an attack on Harding's rival, ...More
As expected, the Oregon Government Ethics Commission this morning extended its investigation into the activities of Patricia McCaig, Gov. John Kitzhaber's advisor on the Columbia River Crossing project, for another month.
A WWcover story last year described the ways ...
House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-North Portland) will have at least one opponent in the May primary. Joe Rowe, a North Portland teacher and activist, said today that he'll challenge Kotek, a four-term incumbent.
In a statement announcing his candidacy, Rowe made it clear he will try to make Kotek's staunch support for the proposed Columbia River Crossing project an i...
Although it's not true that Lewis and Clark came here to build a headquarters hotel adjacent to the Oregon Convention Center, the machinations around the long-considered but never-built hotel have seemingly gone on forever.
As WWreported today, there...
Cameron Smith, archaeologist and anthropology professor at Portland State University
By day, Cameron Smith teaches anthropology at Portland
State University—digging fossils in Africa, launching solo voyages in
the Arctic or sailing primitive vessels in the open ocean. By night,
It didn't take long for the boozy ballot initiatives backed by the Northwest Grocery Association and filed last week to generate an elections complaint. Jesse Cornett, a political consultant who has previously