Why green Portland doesn’t recycle food waste citywide yet.
A pilot program in Portland to collect food waste
separately from residential garbage won’t expand to include the entire
city this spring as expected.
Two new Portland garbage transfer facilities
The political musings of a local elected official about a federal lawmaker's future in Congress aren't automatically newsworthy.But having gone on the record today to say U.S. Rep. David Wu should not run again, Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman became the first, if not the only, local elected leader to openly criticize Wu.
Saltzman, a fellow Democrat who lives in Wu's district, says he h...
Brad Avakian, the elected commissioner for Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries, has hired a political adviser from Grant Park Strategies.Avakian's choice of campaign strategist is significant because it strongly suggests an announcement may be imminent about his plans to challenge U.S. Rep. David Wu in next year's Democratic primary.
Grant Park Strategies is the relatively new political ope...
Portland City Council is full this morning with students and education activists to hear Mayor Sam Adams' "State of Education" report.
Also on the council agenda is the city's tree code, a tax-credit program for businesses that create job-shadowing opportunities for teenagers, a scholarship program to send high-school graduates to community college, Commissioner Dan Saltzman's new techno...
A Multnomah County judge this afternoon sealed new affidavits in U.S. Rep. David Wu's pending divorce from Michelle Wu.Today's record-sealing order by Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Tom Ryan cites the best interest of Wu's 13-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter as the reason.
The order shields from public view affidavits filed April 4 that potentially could have embarrassed Wu, whose
U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) yesterday sent a last-ditch plea to financial supporters in the hopes of reaching his fundraising goal by today's Federal Election Commission reporting deadline.
"Your support will tell the press and political pundits that I am a strong, resilient Democrat," the trou...More