Big soft-drink money is pouring into the Multnomah County Chair’s race.
If you make or sell soda pop, you’ve got a lot to worry about from Multnomah County.
The county’s health
department has targeted sugary soft drinks as a top worry, especially in
the fight ag
No local government agency delivers more health care than Multnomah County.
Aside from running the jails, it’s the biggest thing the county does.
According to its latest budget, Multnomah County
It's unusual to see a statewide elected official take to social media to fight with the state's largest newspaper. But that's what Secretary of State Kate Brown, Oregon's top elections officer, did this week.
On Tuesday, The Oregonian's editorial page (which won a Pulitzer Prize...
Rick Miller files as candidate in Richard Devlin's district
What has been a pretty humdrum legislative election season just got a whole lot more interesting.
Karl "Rick" Miller, who made a fortune in the assisted living field—he founded Avamere Health Services, a large chain of facilities for seniors—filed a candidate committee yesterday that has the effect of making him a candidate in the District 19 (Lake Oswego and Tualatin) st...
It’s Oregon’s turn (again) to debate the labeling of GMO foods.
There’s much to talk about in Ashland—a southern Oregon
winter so dry that, for the first time in 50 years, the local ski
mountain failed to open, or the fare at this year’s Oregon Shakespea
The machinations in Oregon's hotly-contested GOP U.S. Senate primary are getting more and more interesting.
On his blog, Oregon Oracle,Bruce McCain, a former top Multnomah County sheriff's official, tracks down a new federal political action committee formed to oppose ...
The New York Times drilled down over the weekend on the phenomenon of high-priced art purchases that come to Oregon for temporary exhibitions. The recent showing of painter Francis Bacon'sThree Studies of Lucien Freud, which arrived in Portland shortly after Las Vegas collector Elaine Wynn More
State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is shaking up his staff. Three staffers, policy aides Michael Selvaggio and Michael Burdick and press spokesman James Sinks, will be leaving Wheeler's office. The three are holdovers from the staff of Wheeler's predecessor, the late Ben Westlund, who died in office in 2010. "Ted wants to go in a different direction," says Whe...