Who can I write in for mayor that has the best chance of winning?
I can’t vote for Jefferson Smith for mayor because he
is a total fuckup. I can’t vote for Charlie Hales because he’s a lying
son of a bitch. At this point, any alternative sounds good. Who c
Mayoral candidate Charlie Hales was awash in money from developers during the May primary race—almost one-quarter of his cash came from development- and real estate-related donors.
After he won, H
The City of Portland has been a minor
player in the proposed $3.5 billion Columbia River Crossing—with its
wide freeway bridges and light rail to Vancouver, Wash. But the
mega-project will pro
Last month, the Portland Development
Commission resumed negotiations on two long-debated projects requiring
millions in public subsidies: an office tower in Southwest Portland
without a carbon f
The city’s labor contract with police
allows officers involved in a shooting or in-custody death to decline to
talk to bureau investigators for 48 hours while they confer with union
In 2009, Tom Moyer abandoned work on a new 33-story office
and condominium tower in the center of Portland’s downtown retail
district. The development mogul’s company has left us with a gaping
If Oregon is so solidly blue, why should a Portlander bother voting this year?
Oregon is a die-hard blue state—and anyway, since the
conventions, Obama’s been running away with the election. So, as a
Portlander, why should I bother voting? —Derpa the Sherpa