John Callahan’s friends, fans and family are creating a permanent tribute to the late cartoonist.
John Callahan is coming back to life.
Oct. 3, a group of his friends and supporters will kick off a campaign
to create a Northwest Portland memorial to the carrot-topped cartoonist,
Last week, we sat down with Tim Hibbitts, the dean of Oregon pollsters, to get a briefing on the election. We have already run clips of that interview in which he talked about the level of support in Oregon for gay marriage and the More
Tim Hibbitts, one of Oregon's premier pollsters, was in our office last week sharing his thoughts about the election. Last Friday, we ran a clip in which he discussed gay marriage in Oregon and his thoughts about the decision not to push forward with an initiative in 2012. ...
The pantheon of noble Oregonians made room for another entrant last week with the passing of John Gray. You can be excused for not recognizing the name: Gray, who died at 93, had faded in recent years from the news, and his death was initially treated in a way that understated his enormous contributions in shaping the modern identity of this state and in guiding and supporting many of ...
Don't read any further if you think this item will include any useful information on the fluoridation debate.
But with the apparent successful effort by a number of Portlanders to put the issue of fluoridating our water on the ballot, we thought it might b...
Proponents of Measure 80, the Marijuana Legalization Measure, were in our office last week for their editorial endorsement interview. (The opponents were represented by Umatilla County Sheriff John Trumbo, who was on speakerphone). For those in favor of Measure 80, one of the dicier issues is kids—will passage of this measure encourage more children to use marijuana?
In this cli...
The weekend political chat has been all about Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Congressman chosen by Mitt Romney as his running mate. The early punditry claims that the addition of the tea partyish Ryan to the GOP ticket will energize "the base," but also scare Democrats enough to activate them as well.
Paul Ryan's specialty is taxes—he is the chair of the House Budget Committee. While...
Peter DeFazio is a passionate guy. The fourth district Congressman has strong feelings about a wide range of subjects, but nothing fires him up quite like the subject of Wall Street. DeFazio's rhetoric and votes have have annoyed finance types for some time, but he really struck a nerve with his (so far unsuccessful) effort during the past couple of years to impose a tax on certain sto...