Portland city commissioners unanimously voted to approve a new three-year contract with the police union that gives the 900 union members a 2-percent raise in exchange for concessions on overtime, police ov...More
Why does a liberal Oregon Democrat want to crack down on illegal immigrants?
Advocates for undocumented immigrants accuse U.S. Rep.
Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) of trying to drive illegal workers further
underground with a new bill that would require employers to check
Last month, WW reported the sad tale of one Mercy Corps employee. That Haitian staffer, a survivor of the 2010 earthquake in his home country, visited the United States for the first time last month (after losing every worldly possession in the quake) then More
Go by trike!That could be the new motto for the City of Portland, which recently inked a contract to have all its Office Depot purchases delivered by adult-size tricycles.This is not a joke. Nor is it a clever promotion for the latest episode of Portlandia.
"These are true cargo trike tricycles," says Franklin Jones, whose company B...More
Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith has backed off plans to redraw the attendance boundaries around Sabin K-8 School and Alameda Elementary School in Northeast Portland, bowing to intense pressure from parents who said they were concerned the process to boost attendance at Sabin was too fast.That means there will be no changes to those schools' neighborhood attendance zones for the...
Mayor Sam Adams plans to survey all Portland residents on their level of support for the city's new leaf fee as part of an effort to see whether to keep the program in the next budget cycle.
The new fee ranging from $15 to $65 on about 30,000 Portland households and businesses has...
About seven weeks after putting her on paid administrative leave, Portland Public Schools this week fired Diana Fernandez, director of the district's department for teaching English as a second language.
Portland Police arrested Portland Firefighters Association president Jim Forquer last night on suspicion of DUII and reckless driving.The 48-year-old union president and battalion chief with Portland Fire & Rescue was driving a 2008 Jeep Wrangler when he struck a telephone po...