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...
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R.-Wash.) is continuing to seek information about whether proponents of the Columbia River Crossing project leaned on the U.S. Coast Guard to issue permits for the project.
The Coast Guard has jurisdiction over the height of the proposed new bridge, which at least for now, appears to be dead. The bridge design was too low to allow th...
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