A troubled Portland cop is caught talking to jurors before a trial in which he was a witness.
A Portland police detective once
investigated for illegal drug use and the subject of numerous
complaints, including excessive force, is back in hot water after being
accused of tampering with j
As Gov. John Kitzhaber prepares to call a special session this month, with PERS and the Columbia River Crossing potentially on the docket, another billboard has gone up protesting the CRC.
The billboard, located on I-205 near Gladstone and pictured above, reads:
"Dear Politicians, No CRC-Light Rail. Build Better Roads. Sincerely, The Voters."
The billboard is the work o...
Gov. John Kitzhaber hasn't yet said if he'll run for an unprecedented fourth term, but a new map from Congressional Quarterly says he's got the job if he wants it.The map offers the first nationwide predictions for house, senate and governor races, offering a prediction of whether the seat is safe.Kitzhaber isn't a sure candi...
Portland may be the city parodied for always saying "no, you go" at a four-way stop, but that isn't stopping the Downtown Public Safety Advisory Committee from holding its first civility summit."We know you share our concern about the livability on our city streets, sidewalks, public transportation and park areas," an email i...
Want to know if Mayor Charlie Hales is having a bad pore day?Portland Community Media can make that happen: two of its six channels are now broadcasting on Comcast in high definition.The channels, 323 and 330, are the first of the nonprofit's six to be switched over to HD, Executive Director Cece Hughley Noel tells WW.Channel 330 is gavel-to-gavel coverage of Portland-area public meetings, and 323...
Questions about veterinary care dog a pet-leasing company.
Hannah the Pet Society, a controversial and growing
company that leases pets, is exploiting a loophole in a state law
intended for chicken farmers and cattle ranchers—that owners can
Lawsuit says she was retaliated against after saying bad communication lead to shootings, suicides at PPB
A former desk clerk for the Portland Police Bureau has filed a $1.7 million lawsuit against the city, claiming she was fired in retaliation for whistleblowing on safety issues in the bureau.The suit, filed Friday in Oregon District Court, says that Katheryn Elise Johns worked for the bureau for 16 years, most recently at the desk in the North Precinct.
She says that the bureau put her a...
Eleven environmental groups sent a letter to Gov. John Kitzhaber today, pleading with the governor to abandon his plans for an Oregon-only Columbia River Crossing project.The groups, including 1000 Friends of Oregon and the Coalition for a Livable Future, say the "scaled-down" $2.75 billion project—backed only by Oregon coffers—"remains ba...
CC Slaughters has rejected another newlywed gay couple on Friday, this time two men in matching groom shirts and rainbow bow ties.
The couple tells WW in today's Murmurs they were rejected by the downtown gay bar on the grounds they violated the club's policy against bach...