Residents of Right 2 Dream Too question Mayor Charlie Hales’ offer to move them inside.
It’s a quarter to 9 on the coldest night so far this year,
and a 64-year-old man named Misha waits for a turn to sleep in a tent
Right 2 Dream Too—the
iconic homeless camp
NewsPortland Public Schools has declared an impasse in negotiations with the Portland Association of Teachers, its 3,600-member teachers' union. The announcement sets the timeline for a possible strike by the union.
The schools and teachers have spent six months trying to negotiate over a new contract, but both sides have characterized talks as unproductive, accusing the ...
The mayor says he makes his decisions thinking about one intersection. We went there. It needs paving.
Charlotte Hurt says she didn’t choose to move to Southeast
127th Avenue and Mill Court. And she hasn’t heard of Portland Mayor
Hurt moved last year
to a turquoise cottage fo
MusicStephen Malkmus is known for being a big sports fan, but one team the Portland-dwelling indie rock legend does not like is the Timbers.The Pavement frontman effectively came out as a soccer fan in an interview earlier this month with ESPN's Grantland website (starting at about 40 minutes More
Synthetic marijuana is more illegal than the real stuff—and easier to buy.
A decade ago, synthetic marijuana hit shelves at skate and
head shops with two big advantages over real grass: It was legal and it
wouldn’t show up in drug tests. A decade later, fake pot could
Libertarian group accuses mayoral candidate of exaggerating light rail benefits
Charlie Hales is part of a nationwide "conspiracy" to con city planners into building streetcar lines—or at least that's what a libertarian think tank claims.A new Cato Institute report, "The Great Streetcar Conspiracy," accuses light-rail proponents of exaggerating the economic benefits of ...
A local semen bank for dogs is accused of sending the wrong seed.
For more than 40 years, Carrol C. Platz Jr. has been
collecting dog semen—sometimes using a device called an
electroejaculator, and sometimes by hand.
Platz is a
world-renowned expert on the
There are a lot of books about mountaineering disasters, but few center on people with stories like Chhiring Sherpa’s. Buried in the Sky (W.W.
Norton & Company, 304 pages, $26.95) is Peter Zuc