"He was so weak that it felt like butterflies kissing me," victim says on Reddit.
The mess that is Last Thursday has now grown violent—over a parking spot.
Two men assaulted an Alberta-area resident, who fought back with a cordless drill, after the homeowner had their car towed for blocking his driveway during Last Thursday, police say.The news adds to the woes of the 15-block street festival, where Mayor Charlie Hales has cracked down on More
Should the Columbia River Crossing go forward, Oregon taxpayers will pay three manufacturers $86.4 million to compensate for the bridge being built too low.
The cost—related to three major mitigation deals struck with manufacturers along the Washington side of the the Columbia River—was released this afternoon as part of a records request by WW and other media.The CRC, now downsized to an O...
The "Where's Waldo" Bandit, convicted bank robber Ryan Michael Homsley, was back in the news this week, suspected of another heist in Southwest Portland.Homsley, 32, gained notoriety in 2010 when he committed a string of bank robberies in the Portland area. His dark hair, thick black glasses and striped shirt earned him the nickname (and a spot on our More
A same-sex couple says CC Slaughters nightclub barred them for their wedding dresses.
Like any brides, Michelle and Eidan Bray figured their Aug. 10 wedding wouldn’t go off without a hitch or two.
But as 100 friends
and relatives gathered to celebrate their marriage in Northeast
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick is serious about the great Cascadia subduction zone earthquake that's supposed to happen any old minute now.Like, so serious that he's having his house bolted down while he's on vacation.Novick sent this message to media Wednesday:
Hales is looking for ways to pay for his Old Town Entertainment District.
If you’re looking for proof Mayor Charlie Hales wants to
keep Old Town’s Entertainment District running, look no further than the
The city will
introduce two open-air loos�
Oregon State Treasurer Ted Wheeler is calling into question the ambitious September-or-bust timeline given by backers trying to sustain the ailing Columbia River Crossing.In a terse letter (PDF) sent today to Gov. John Kitzhaber's top adviser on the project, Patricia McCaig, Wheeler says CRC staff are "going to have to make ...
Scott Lively, the former leader of the now-defunct anti-gay group Oregon Citizens Alliance, will stand trial for crimes against humanity.Lively was sued last year in federal court in Massachusetts, accusing him of violating international law by helping craft legislation i...
Portland's Police union and the city may be drawing near to reviving something the bureau hasn't had in more than 20 years: performance reviews.The first public contract talks were this morning, and while Portland Police Association representatives mostly skipped around to the more arcane and sleep-inducing portions of the contract—cutting a few weeks out of the grievance process, for example—...