Sen. Jeff Merkley’s position on Internet taxes puts him at odds with many liberals.
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Jeff Merkley
(D-Ore.) have a lot in common: blue-collar roots, Ivy League pedigrees
and adoring supporters among the nation’s left-wing voters.
Democrats have filed an election complaint against state Rep. Dennis Richardson (R-Central Point), the Republican candidate for governor, alleging Richardson illegally traded a contribution for work from the campaign.The complaint stems from a $15,000 donation Richardson acce...More
The family of City Commissioner Amanda Fritz will celebrate the life of Dr. Steven Fritz at a public memorial service at Terry Schrunk Plaza downtown this evening. All are invited to attend the 5 p.m. ceremony.Steven Fritz died Wednesday morning in a collision on Interstate 5 on his way to work. He was a psychiatrist at Oregon State Hospital.In a press release about her husband's death, Ama...
The usually sleepy Davis Douglas School District faces contested board races.
David Douglas School District, the low-key Southeast
Portland educational agency best known for its drama-free governance,
will experience something of a historic milestone May 17.
the first t
The subject of a 2010 cover story in WW will play three shows with the Portland Cello Project this month.Harun Mustafa, the now 21-year-old subject of last year's piece, was a promising cello player when a single mistake at age 19 sent him to prison for 18 months. During a fig...
Mayor Sam Adams released his proposed budget Tuesday. And at a press conference to announce the $400 million-plus package, he touted new efforts to improve services for the homeless, Portland's struggling s...
Eileen Brady, a co-founder of New Seasons Markets, continues to move toward challenging Mayor Sam Adams in the May 2012 primary.More than a month after first announcing her interest in the race, Brady says she's had conversations with Gov....
A bill to limit penalties for graphic pictures hits a snag.
Among the many new laws the Oregon Legislature is
considering this session, a revision to penalties for “sexting” between
teenagers is proving unexpectedly contentious.
Senate Bill 678 would
It often seems that the only thing more common than coffee shops on Portland street corners are neighborhood nail salons.
It’s a domain of
manicures, pedicures and shellac, and it’s populated by