The Country Cat
7937 SE Stark St., 408-1414, thecountrycat.net.
[ALL-DAY MEAT COMA] The Country Cat bills itself as a “dinner house,” but that’s just co-owner and head chef Adam Sappington being modest.
Most of the Portland media didn't pay special attention to the Oct. 19 mayoral debate at Catlin Gabel School between Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-East Portland) and former City Commissioner Charlie Hales. But the student journalists at the school newspaper, CatlinSpeak, the debate's host, have done an impressive job in their coverage of the debate, now available ...
Letters to the Editor
VOTE YES ON THE ARTS TAX
Portland’s embarrassing lack of arts and music education
in our public schools puts our kids’ future at risk. Along with an
amazing coalition of educators, parents, l
Last week, Murmurs quoted Ron Murray, a founder of Oregon Dog PAC—a political action committee aimed at starting a no-kill shelter—as saying the Multnomah County animal shelter
euthanizes 64 per
Running for office means asking for support from a lot of influence groups and powerful players. But what happens when it's your time to govern?
We asked the candidates for mayor, Rep. Jefferson Smith and Charlie Hales, this question: What's the one big decision they will make in their first year in office that will disappoint their biggest political supporters?
In 2002, then-City Commissioner Charlie Hales quit his job on the City Council midterm to go to work for streetcar marketer HDR Inc. He came under a lot of criticism then for the move. Now that he's running for mayor, his critics have wondered whether Hales has the staying power for the job, given that he quit one elected position before.In our endorsement interview, we asked Hales why he m...
Portland voters on Nov. 6 will decide whether the city can levy a $35-per-person annual arts tax to raise $12 million a year to help restore an art or music instruction in every elementary school in the city. About half the money would go to schools, while the rest would go to arts non-profits for their operating budgets and other arts education—from small performing and visual arts group...