Recent shootings in Canada reveal a different approach by the news media.
A day after a freshman at Reynolds High School shot and killed fellow student Emilio Hoffman in the gymnasium boy's locker room, Troutdale police began releasing new information about the school shooting.
Among the new details: Police named the 15-ye...More
Mayor Charlie Hales is hiring outside help to teach diversity to white male managers.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hiring an outside consultant to host a diversity seminar—for white men only.
When Hales ran for
mayor in 2012, he questioned whether Portland needed an Office of
Portland City Commissioner Steve Novick has for weeks been besieged by outrage over his plan to create a street fee changing Portland households up to $144 a year, as he tries to solve a road-paving backlog partly caused by big spending on capital projects. ...
"I’m not going to boil the water," one caller said. "My maid is out today."
At least one Portland city worker found some levity while last month's boil-water warning was in effect.
Documents obtained by WW under Oregon public records law show that a Water Bureau engineer filling in at the call center compiled a list of the 10 most absurd questions he received after city officials warned Portlanders to boil their water May 23.