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Incoming Portland Mayor Charlie Hales intends to make a response to the Newtown, Connecticut elementary school massacre a top priority for his first week in office.
The mayor, who takes office tonight at midnight, is scheduling a meeting this week with Portland Police Chief Mike Reese and the superintendents of all six school districts within Portland city limits, including Portl...
Charlie Hales didn't wait until he took office to get rid of controversial Portland Bureau of Transportation director Tom Miller.Hales expects to receive a letter of resignation tonight from Miller, says Hales' Chief of Staff Gail Shibley. She says the resignation will be effective Feb. 4—the day all city bureau budgets are due.
"Mayor-elect Hales has been very clear and very co...
We asked four Portlanders for their perspectives on Gus Van Sant. Here’s what they said.
Movie Reviews & Stories
AARON MESH, WW staff writer
If you can bear it, now is the necessary time to return to Gus Van Sant’s Elephant.
Next year marks the
10th anniversary of the director’s re-creation of the Colum