Unlikely allies dive into the Portland water wars. The siege starts on Mount Tabor.
Dawn Smallman lives in a cozy three-bedroom house in the
shadow of Mount Tabor. The documentary filmmaker has fought for more
than a decade to preserve the forested volcano cone and the scenic
UPDATE: Charlie Hales apologized to Sam Adams for implying he ordered the transfer
UPDATE, 11:30 am: Mayor Charlie Hales says he decided soon after taking office that chief administrative officer Jack D. Graham's aborted attempt to improperly transfer utility funds was "a mess" that wasn't worth reexamining, because the transfer was never made.
"I made the decision that picking this apart wouldn't lead to anything good," Hales said in a 40-minu...
Mayor Charlie Hales this morning offered praise for a county commissioner toward whom his top aide had made sexually suggestive remarks, while pledging his support for a summer internship program he tried to cut from the city budget.
Hales' speech at Multnomah County headquarters today suggested an effort by the mayor to mend bridges with County Commissioner Loretta Smith a w...
Rep. Shemia Fagan (D-East Portland) has pledged since March to find state funding to build sidewalks and pedestrian crosswalks for a stretch of Southeast 136th Avenue where a 5-year-old girl was killed by a car.
If the activists trying to save Mount Tabor reservoirs are looking for a hero, they can scratch U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley's name off the list.
In the month since Portland City Hall announced it would cover or drain the city's open-air reservoirs, a coalition of activists have turned to the Oregon congressional delegation, asking its members to step in and get a deferral from f...
Why Hales refused to fire an aide who made sexual comments to a County Commissioner.
Karol Collymore got angry when she learned last month a
top aide to Portland Mayor Charlie Hales had made sexually suggestive
remarks at a public event to Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta