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TriMet's New Service-Animal Rule Could Allow Miniature Horses

Our latest edition of Portland Afoot newsletter reminded us about TriMet's plan to adopt new rules for service animals, modeled after    More
Tuesday, January 18, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

GovDocs Adds Salary Database for Portland Public Schools' Employees

Oregon Capitol News today added new information to its database of public employees' salaries, listing for the first time the wages at Portland Public Schools, the state's largest school district.

The    More
Monday, January 17, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Rogue of the Moment: The Guy (or Gal) Who Stole an Earthquake Survivor's Shoes at Ski Bowl

If WW had a special Rogue award for unidentified, bad people, that award would most certainly go to one person this week: the jerk who stole the shoes of 28-year-old Guivens Cemervil at Ski Bowl on Thursday.

Cemervil, you see, is a ...   More
Saturday, January 15, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

Labor Union, Construction Firm the Latest Big Donors to School-Construction Campaign

Another week, another round of substantial donations to the campaign for Portland Public Schools'    More
Thursday, January 13, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: New Horse-Drawn Carriage Rules Say "No" to Hot Days, Not Cold Days

The City Council this morning approved new rules governing the business of horse-drawn carriages in Portland, about a year and a half after a horse died downtown while pulling a newlywed couple i...   More
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Mayor Presides over Pedestrian Bridge Kickoff

It's not quite as exciting as yesterday's 5:30 pm kickoff in Arizona but at least it promises more successful results. Sorry, Ducks fans.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Mayor Announces Location for Joint Terrorism Task Force Meeting

Mayor Sam Adams has announced a location for Thursday's town hall-style meeting on the possibility of the city rejoining the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force, a proposal that gained new urgency following the Nov. ...   More
Monday, January 10, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Chief of Staff's Promotion Comes with Big Raise

Tom Miller, Mayor Sam Adams' new pick to replace Sue Keil as the director of the Portland Bureau of Tra...   More
Friday, January 7, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Mayor's Chief of Staff to Replace Transportation Director (Updated)

Yesterday's shuttle diplomacy between City Hall and the Portland Building, a main hub for the city's bureaus, produced a result today: Tom Miller, Mayor Sam Adams' chief of staff, will replace Sue Keil, who yesterday announced she would retire in May, the mayor's office ...   More
Friday, January 7, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

More Big Contributions Roll in for Portland Schools Campaign

Contributions to the campaign for Portland Public Schools' $548 million construction bond continue to roll in. And these aren't ...   More
Thursday, January 6, 2011 by BETH SLOVIC

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