DOJ Investigation Adds to Chaos in Clackamas County


An Oregon Department of Justice investigation is now adding to the melee in Clackamas County.The DOJ confirmed it is conducting an investigation, although spokesman Jeff Manning declined to give details. Clackamas County Commissioner Paul Savas tells WW that he filed the request for an investigation. The investigation centers around allegations made by County Chairman John Ludlow, who accused County ...   More
Friday, March 29, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Clackamas County Counsel Fires Subordinate, Files Bar Complaint Against Him

Complaint alleges conspiracy to oust county administrator


Clackamas County Counsel Stephen Madkour filed an Oregon State Bar complaint against a former county attorney he fired, saying Scot Sideras used his position to hatch a plan to oust County Administrator Steve Wheeler.Wheeler, 60, resigned his position on Feb. 25 and agreed to stay on as the county’s chief executive officer until his replacement was found. The Oregonian reported the separation as ...   More
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by Andrea Damewood

Murmurs: After a Death, Rolling Back the Sidewalk Debate.

Political pressure has been increasing on Mayor Charlie Hales to restore $1.2 million for sidewalk construction on Southeast 136th Avenue, after a 5-year-old girl, Morgan Maynard-Cook, was struck an   More
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff


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