CRC officials have spent millions to overcome a bridge design that’s too low. They still don’t have it right.
When Oregon lawmakers recently agreed to
hand over $450 million for the Columbia River Crossing, they put a
condition on the money: Settle questions about how high the bridge needs
WW Story on Norovirus at Oregon Zoo Restaurant Prompts Legislation
The Oregon Senate voted today to require restaurants run by public entities to undergo routine health inspections.The 29-0 vote eliminates the inspection exception for publicly-run restaurants. The legislation comes on the heels of reporting by WW in December that revealed the Oregon Zoo had ...
Patricia McCaig, Gov. John Kitzhaber's top adivser on the Columbia River Crossing is facing an ethics complaint for her work to push the project through the Oregon Legislature.However, just who filed the complaint and what it says will remain confidential until the Oregon Government Ethics Commission completes a preliminary review, the agency's director says.
McCaig was the subject of WW's Feb....
A forensic accountant and critic of the Columbia River Crossing says that Gov. John Kitzhaber’s top adviser on the project, Patricia McCaig, may not be paying required Washington state taxes.
Tiffany Couch says several CRC contractors aren't registered to do business in the state of Washington or the city of Vancouver, where the CRC’s offices are located. The state and city require ...
Oregon backers of the CRC think they’ve won the day. They haven’t met Ann Rivers.
Ann Rivers sips her skinny vanilla latte in a Ridgefield,
Wash., coffee shop on a bright Sunday morning, smiling at the new role
she has found herself playing in Northwest politics: the bridge kil
New CRC numbers, released on eve of Senate vote, have had no public scrutiny or independent review
Columbia River Crossing officials last Friday trumpeted projections by a private consulting firm that claims tolls could pull in up to $450 million more in revenue than previously thought.
The CRC leaked the findings to The Oregonian, which says CRC managers were "heartene...
In airing a police-shooting video, Portland cops are learning the art of media self-defense.
When he ran for mayor, Charlie Hales promised he would
change the culture of a Portland Police Bureau known for controversial
shootings and violent treatment of the mentally ill.