A climate-change bill will test Gov. Kate Brown’s independence.
As Kate Brown takes office as Oregon’s
governor, she’ll have little time to consider the whirlwind events that
elevated her from her former job as secretary of state.
first big politic
This morning brings lots of little tidbits about upcoming Portland School Board elections.Bobbie Regan, who's represented the Lincoln High School cluster since 2003, has filed to run for a fourth four-year term. That kind of longevity is common in the David Douglas School District, but it's unusual in Portland Public Schools. Four seats are up in May, but Regan is the only incum...
Pressure from family and friends spurs police to make an arrest in the death of Cougar Burleigh.
In the wee hours of Sunday, Oct. 12, Cougar Burleigh was
found seriously injured and only partly clothed at the west end of the
Burnside Bridge. As Burleigh lay dying at Oregon Health & Scie
Portland Public Schools must decide what to do with a principal arrested for—but not charged with—domestic violence.
In the Portland Public Schools firmament, few stars shined as brightly as Marti Diaz.
The former teacher
rose to the position of principal at Southeast Portland’s Kelly
Elementary School in
Few companies in Portland—or elsewhere for that matter—generate as much consumer hate as Comcast, the monopolistic cable, Internet and landline provider that charges more for less service than customers get in many other cou...More
Ambitious timeline puts major decisions after school board elections
The volunteer group guiding Portland Public Schools through what's bound to be a contentious redrawing of school boundaries have heard the official word on when their work is supposed to be finished.The timeline is ambitious. It calls for the Portland School Board to vote on n...
Rep. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) responds to growing 'opt out' movement
Rep. Lew Frederick (D-Portland) wants parents to be able to opt their children out of standardized tests for any reason, broadening a state law that currently allows opting out for reasons of religion or disability only.House Bill 2714&nbs...