It’s a beastly time at the state’s most popular tourist attraction. These political animals will determine its future.
To lose an orangutan was a setback.
But to lose the
orangutan, a zoo director, the chief veterinarian and the support of
keepers—that’s a sign of serious trouble at the Oregon Zoo.
SATURDAY UPDATE: Water safe to drink again, city says.
UPDATE, SATURDAY, MAY 24: The Water Bureau lifted the boil-water notice at 11 am, saying tap water is again safe to drink."Follow-up testing of drinking water has shown the absence of bacterial contamination," Water Bureau officials write. "The Portland Water Bureau recommends flushing all taps for two minutes or until the water runs cold before consuming for the...
If Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick are going to collect a $138-a-year street fee from Portland households, the most obvious place to charge residents is on their water and sewer bills.
Former state Rep. Jules Bailey (D-Portland) will join the latest rebuilding effort on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners, joining a re-elected Commissioner Loretta Smith.Bailey defeated businessman Brian Wilson ,with unofficial results showing Bailey with 72 percent of the vote to Wilson's 27 percent. The two were vying to replace Commissioner Debora...More