When news broke last month that a Seattle Sounders fan was killed by a truck outside Lincoln City, Oregon, while dribbling a soccer ball on the shoulder of Highway 101—on the first and only leg of a...
The news that an Occupy Portland offshoot is planning to camp in a signature park might make a neighborhood association wary—especially when it's a neighborhood association famous for doggedly protecting that park.
But one influential member of the Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association is angry enough with the city over ...
Mia Birk takes bike share to New York—and sparks bedlam in Gotham.
Three weeks ago, an invading fleet arrived in Manhattan.
cobalt-blue bikes appeared in gleaming silver docks. They materialized
in Brooklyn, too, near co-ops and bodegas. Citizens
Oregon listed as "sure thing" for same-sex marriage
Oregon is the third most likely state in the nation to be next in legalizing same-sex marriage, according to odds posted by gay news magazine The Advocate.
With 12 states and the District of Columbia already having passed same-sex marriage, Oregon is seeking to become the 13th—gay-rights group Basic Rights Oregon is seeking a ballot initiative for 2014 overturning the state...
UPDATE: "Occupy Mount Tabor" no longer begins today
NewsUPDATE, 1:03 pm: Less than two hours after WW reported the event, the Occupy Portland calendar corrected the date of the "Occupy Mount Tabor" camping protest to Friday, July 12.
Event organizer Jesse Sponberg says Occupy Portland's calendar erroneously listed the event today. He has created a More
Mayor makes ambitous environmental and river promises in UN speech
Mayor Charlie Hales made bold pledges in a speech to delegates from the United Nations Environment Programme this morning—promising that Portland city government will reduce its carbon emissions by half in 17 years, and make bicycles the preferred mode of transportation for all trips under three miles in 10 years.
Hales also made it clear that cleaning up the toxi...More
Mayor Charlie Hales shuffles the city bureaus—and commissioners have to deal.
Nick Fish looked shaken. Amanda Fritz was horrified. Steve
Novick told bicycle jokes in the lobby. And Dan Saltzman left early,
pleased as punch.
city commissioners had just learn
How to seduce a Canadian sailor in this depleted fleet week.
Today, the national debt standoff finally hits us where we live: boinking sailors.
The annual Fleet Week
celebrations—the docking of the U.S. Navy with all available Portland