Portland Public Schools' tentative agreement with its teachers union, the Portland Association of Teachers, includes a salary increase for the district's most veteran teachers in the second year o...
A pair of bills that would decrease the penalty for teenagers who "sext" got their first joint public hearing today in the Legislature, where lawmakers appear poised to add Oregon to the growing list of states that have lessened the punishment for "sexting."
Senate Bills 677 and 678 offer More
Mayor Sam Adams announced today he had reassigned oversight of two city bureaus, the Office of Cable and Franchise Management and the Bureau of Development Services, to Commissioner Dan Saltzman.The move continues a City Hall tradition that Saltzman knows well. Since first taking office in 1999, Saltzman has taken the helm at many troubled bureaus. The Bureau of Development Services is only the la...
Police reports detail one set of problems in the congressman’s marriage.
U.S. Rep. David Wu tried to explain his odd behavior in
the run-up to the November election during interviews last weekend with
several local television and radio stations.
One week after Wu’s
In the wake of Portland Public Schools' October decision to close Marshall High School at the end of this school year, student attendance at the Southeast Portland high school has fallen to the point that school officials have decided to offer "incentives" to students to improve the...
This week, the Portland School Board and the Portland City Council are poised to sign a memorandum of understanding that commits $5 million of the district's proposed $548 million construction bond to transportation improvements around several schools should Portland voters approve the school district's new tax levy in May.That agreement, set for a vote More
Protesters will descend on Salem tomorrow to show support for collective bargaining in Wisconsin. But pro-union Portlanders have another chance to do the same closer to home today.At 4 pm today, hundreds of teachers from National Education Associatio...
Why did Congressman David Wu think staffers “threatened to shut down his campaign”?
Rep. David Wu says spasms of severe neck
pain caused him to seek painkillers from a donor in a pre-election
episode one week before he won re-election Nov. 2. The Oregon Democrat
now acknowledges t
U.S. Rep. David Wu (D-Ore.) acknowledged today in a statement to WW that he used prescription painkillers last fall in the run-up to his election campaign, a period that is now the subject of intense national scrutiny.
As first More