After a long silence, Oregon’s top enviro groups slam the Columbia River Crossing.
For years, two of the state’s leading environmental groups have seemed lost in a green cloud over the Columbia River Crossing.
The $2.8 billion
bridge, light-rail and freeway expansion project h
On the eve of a February legislative session which may see Gov. John Kitzhaber try once again to resurrect the $2.8 billion, Oregon-only Columbia River Crossing project, the environmental group 1000 Friends of Oregon has released a scathing 22-page review of the project, titled CRC Facts.The report, w...
Port of Portland lobbyist Annette Price convened a meeting of leading business lobbyists yesterday to plan strategy ahead of a Jan. 14 legislative hearing on the proposed Oregon-only Columbia River Crossing project.
The Legislature's approval for the project has expired, and Gov. John Kitzhaber is hoping lawmakers will revive the CRC in the upcoming February legislative se...
In today's Murmurs column, we provided a snapshot of the fundraising of Multnomah County Chair candidates Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury. At press-time on Tuesday afternoon, Kafoury led Francesconi by more than a two-to-one margin.
But after our print deadline, Francesconi filed ...
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 ...