BEST BRIDGE NAME
It’s Tilikum Crossing. Yes, the
hours after TriMet announced the official name of its $134 million
transit bridge were filled with some unfortunate jokes about orgasms and
Some geocachers are in it for the rankings, their user
profiles boasting detailed personal benchmarks for the worldwide
GPS-based scavenger-hunt game. But Portland’s best
BEST ORIGINAL PORTLAND RAPPER
Malcolm Noble is big on firsts. He’ll tell you,
without prompting, the name of the first basketball player ever to
shatter a backboard (Chuck Connors) and where
BEST RABBLE-ROUSING COMMUNITY NEWSPAPERMAN
Allan Classen is a one-man gang. And yet the editor and publisher of The Northwest Examiner
newspaper hasn’t shied away from picking fights with Esco
In Northeast Portland, on the border of the Irvington and
King neighborhoods, where 7th Avenue and Morris Street form a T, there
stands a tree. It’s a horse chestnut, with a thick t
The last Republican to lead Oregon died Sunday at age 91
Former Gov. Vic Atiyeh, who in the 1980s led Oregon through its worst economic strife since the Great Depression, died Sunday at age 91. Atiyeh, the last Republican Governor, served from 1979 to 1987, faced a series of budget crises as the state's timber industry collapsed and tossed tens of thousands of people out work. Atiyeh is generally credited with focusing Oregon on economic developm...
The City Commissioner talks about his (so far) unsuccessful fight to raise $50 million a year for streets.
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick’s road forward is uphill.
councilor has begun a goodwill tour to heal the rancor from his attempt
this spring to cram a citywide “street
From Oregon to Florida and from California to New York, an Independence Day look at the bottom feeders of public office.
King George III was “a Tyrant...
unfit to be the ruler of a free people,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in the
Declaration of Independence exactly 238 years ago this week.
Tommy had it right. More
Emilio Hoffman was shot dead last week by a classmate at Reynolds High School in Troutdale, but the 14-year-old boy's mother says she doesn't blame the killer's family.“One life was taken and one life was lost, and I don’t feel anger towards them," Jennifer Hoffman tells KATU-TV, in an interview that will air tonight on the 5 p.m. newscast of WW...More