Oregon can avoid the bad trips other states took on legal pot.
Ann Lininger has a lot of reading to inhale.
After only a year in
the Oregon House, Lininger, a Lake Oswego Democrat, heads into a new
legislative session Jan. 12 with a doozy of an assignment:
Longtime Portland bureau director Dean Marriott has agreed to resign in the wake of a Bureau of Environmental Services building project that went out of control.
Marriott, who has spent 20 years atop the city's sewer and stormwater bureau, will receive one year's salary—$199,160—plus $49,000 in legal expenses, according to the terms of a deal announced in the City Cou...
Car-sharing-app company Uber does two things: grow and devour.
Like Audrey II, the talking plant in Little Shop of Horrors, the car-sharing-app company Uber—whose troubled entry to Portland is the subject of our cover story this week—does two things: gro
City Commissioner Steve Novick says he'll try to pass a compromise version of the proposed street fee to fund city transportation projects that would charge households by levels of estimated gasoline consumption.
Novick warns that if City Council or voters reject that plan, he'll return with an income tax that places a heavy burden on the rich.
The ride-sharing company Uber has agreed to stop picking up riders in Portland for the next three months, as part of an agreement with Mayor Charlie Hales to speed up the process for new taxi and ride-sharing regulations, officials from the city and Uber tell WW.
The agreement makes Portland the first city in the United States where Uber has volunta...