Gov. Kitzhaber’s growing opposition to coal dovetails with federal policy and divestment activism.
For Gov. John Kitzhaber right now, coal is king.
The debate over coal
is heating up just as Kitzhaber needs an issue to energize his so-far
lackluster campaign for an unprecedented fourth term a
A prominent Portlander fights for his reputation after a love affair goes wrong.
Few people have worked harder for last month’s historic
decision to allow same-sex couples to marry in Oregon than Portland
real-estate developer Terry Bean.
Bean, 65, is one of
A couple of weeks ago, City Commissioner Steve Novick issued a press release highlighting the first phase of the city of Portland's divestment of bonds issued by Walmart. Last year, city council passed a resolution prohibiting any future investments from the city's $1 billion portf...
The May 2014 primary results provide clues about the fall election—and this state.
If the May 20 primary election reinforced one lesson, it’s that voters are paying attention.
saw through the specious claims put forth by Portlanders for Water
Reform, the group seeking t
Treasurer Ted Wheeler is promoting his Opportunity Initiative as an economic development strategy. His idea, the subject of a November ballot measure, is that Oregon should borrow money to create an endowment for college scholarships and grants.
Mercola Health Resources returns to Oregon politics
The group Oregon GMO Right to Know announced today it would begin gathering the 87,213 signatures it needs by July 3 in order to qualify for the November ballot. The group hopes to succeed where similar efforts in California and Washington failed. In both of those states, groups calling for...
For years Oregon has believed less prison time for juvenile offenders is the ideal. A new report suggests that may be wrong.
Donald Anthony Beckwith stole his first car when he was 15.
The next year, in August 2005, he mugged a couple near the downtown
Hilton. Just short of his 17th birthday, Beckwith and a buddy, high
Oregon GMO Right to Know, which is trying to qualify a measure for the November ballot that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods, reported a second contribution of $100,000 today.
The campaign earlier reported getting $100,000 from Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps....