Gov. John Kitzhaber's election-season opposition to shipping more coal down the Columbia River seemed to run against a plan to push forward a new coal terminal in Boardman, where Ambre Energy would offload rail cars onto barges headed downriver.The state Division of State Lands on Monday made a long-delayed announcement that it would deny permits allowing construction of the Bo...
UPDATED: Is it that major donors didn't like him? Or that Gottfredson—a criminologist—was undone by the UO basketball rape case?
The sudden departure of yet another University of Oregon president leaves more questions hanging than answered about why the state’s premiere university can’t keep a leader. MichaelGottfredson quit yesterday after only two years on the job, and one year short off the end of his three-year contract to run the UO. The change comes as the new Uni...More
KATU poll shows little has changed so far in Oregon's big races
A new poll commissioned by WW news partner KATU finds the two statewide Democratic incumbents facing re-election this year are holding steady with their sizable leads.U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley had as 19-point edge in the survey of 564 voters over his Repub...
Food Reviews & Stories
1. Grant’s Philly Cheesesteaks
1203 NW 23rd Ave., 477-7133.
Portland’s best cheesesteak comes from
the wilds of Northeast 154th and Sandy to tony Northwest 23rd. You want
the original ($6.
Checking in on Portland’s post-Salt & Straw ice cream and froyo parlors.
Food Reviews & Stories
Salt & Straw changed everything.
that “farm to cone” product hit the streets, ice cream wasn’t trendy.
Gelato, maybe, for people into futbol and Vespas. But, in 2011, longtime
The fired CEO of SAIF Corp., the state’s workers compensation insurer, is leveling new charges against the agency and is formally accusing SAIF's former leader for undermining him in his job. John Plotkin on Monday filed a amended lawsuit against SAIF and added three new defendants: Brenda Rocklin, herself a former agency CEO; and agency executives Ch...More
former Portland resident who says he was tortured in the United Arab
Emirates in 2011 at the behest of the U.S. government has been denied
asylum in Sweden. Yonas Fikre, a Muslim from Oregon,