Banfield Pet Hospital pocketed a subsidy and got favorable treatment from local governments—then bolted to Vancouver.
Most people know Banfield Pet Hospital from its convenient locations in hundreds of PetSmart stores across the United States.
The Banfield chain
started in Portland, and nine years ago the company
A Portland choir group’s financial records are missing, and its ex-boss isn’t talking.
Oregon Repertory Singers has launched an investigation of
its former executive director after learning that virtually all of the
arts organization’s financial records have disappeared.
OK, this week it’s actually two questions for the leading candidates in the May 20 primary election for Multnomah County chair.
But the questions to
Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury are close
Two reporters familiar to readers of The Oregonian are leaving the paper.
The departures of Kimberly A.C. Wilson, a general assignment reporter, and Christian Gaston, who covers the Legislature and state politics, come on the heels of a new Oregonianmanagement policy th...
In the bare-knuckle world of Clackamas County politics, even endorsements are opportunities for attacks.
Over the weekend, Clackamas County Chair John Ludlow circulated his endorsements for two seats on the five-member county board. Ludlow is picking Lake Oswego City Councilor Karen Bowerman over incumbent Commissioner Paul Savas and Steve Bates, chairman of the Bor...
Rep. Dennis Richardson (R-Central Point) reported a $25,000 check today in his race to win the Republican gubernatorial nomination. That check, from Sherman Olsrud, a Medford grocer, is a relatively rare bright spot for a candidate who has struggled to raise money, despite the Cover Oregon debacle and other challenges afflicting his likely general election opponent, incumbent ...
The legal fate of the long-planned headquarters hotel slated for the Oregon Convention Center is currently in the hands of the Oregon Court of Appeals. Last month, opponents of the proposed $200 million Hyatt Hotel at the convention center, a group called the Coalition for F...More
Upgrading Portland’s levees could cost $100 million—money no one seems to have.
Water is Portland’s secret problem.
Not the Bull Run
Reservoir water that runs out of your tap nor the contentious May ballot
measure that will determine who controls it.
No, the next
It’s a perennial query that politicians running for office
face, and we tracked down the answers from the leading candidates for
Multnomah County chair, Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury.