Two giants of Portland’s legal community stand trial on ethics charges.
Barnes Ellis spent nearly 50 years at the pinnacle of Oregon’s corporate legal world.
A magna cum laude
graduate of both Yale University and Harvard Law School, Ellis occupied
In a state where the sales of hard liquor is strictly controlled (including the times and days state-franchised stores are open) running out of booze on a holiday is a real risk.Here's some helpful news from the Oregon Liquor Control Commission for those who may underestimate their Thanksgiving needs:
The Oregon Liquor Control Commission reminds customers that liquor st...
NewsGrow Oregon, a secretive business-backed advocacy group that has ambitions of being a major player in legislative and statewide races, did not make much of a showing in the Nov. 6 general election.The group is funded by many of the state's leading companies, such as Nike, PacifiCorp, The Standard...More
Gov. John Kitzhaber found the will to help his party win the Legislature.
Gov. John Kitzhaber’s distaste for the rough and tumble of electoral politics is legendary.
During his first
stint as governor, from 1995 to 2003, Kitzhaber barely got his hands
dirty in helpi
Critics question former Qwest Oregon CEO's credentials
NewsPlanned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette is expected to choose its new CEO at a board meeting tonight. Earlier this year, after contentious contract negotiations with the Service Employees International Union, the non-profit's CEO, David Greenberg left his $196,000 a-year-post.
Secretary of State Kate Brownwon a decisive victory over GOP challenger Knute Buehler last week, 51 percent to 43 percent. But she's wasted no time in shaking up her staff.Brown took a drubbing during the election from critics....More
In Maryland, private casino interests spend $90 million
The battle over Measures 82 and 83, which would have ended Oregon's constitutional ban on private casinos and sited the first such non-tribal gambling facility in Wood Village resulted in the expenditure of nearly $10 million—$6.85 by Canadian investors to qualify for the ballot and promote their measures and $2.8 from Oregon tribes protecting their monopoly.
NewsPlanned Parenthood of the Columbia-Willamette has been searching for a new CEO for several months, ever since conflict over a new contract with the Service Employees International Union led to the departure of former CEO David Greenberg from his $196,000-a-year post.WW has learned that the search is down to two finalists—an internal candidate from a Planned Parenthood chapter in Fl...
The Oregon House Democrats swept five of six closely-contested metro-area seats, ending a 30-30 deadlock with Republicans and thrusting Dems into a 34-26 majority (one of the five seats, District 40, which covers Gladstone and parts of Milwaukie and Oregon City, was Democratic already but vacated by Rep. Dave ...