Hales’ pledge to pave streets has no plan—and no money.
Laura Young says it’s about time someone at City Hall gets
serious about paving Portland’s dirt roads. She lives in the Cully
neighborhood, where 10 percent of city streets look like mud wallo
City officials want answers about a contractor who got $88,000 under a minority set-aside program.
Last September, the nonprofit Blanchet House of
Hospitality cut a blue ribbon to dedicate a $12.9 million, four-story
homeless meal kitchen and transitional housing shelter in Old Town.
Hales restored lots of city hall spending. Why not services for kids escaping prostitution?
In the final weeks of writing his first budget, Mayor
Charlie Hales restored money to dozens of city programs he had suggested
cutting: the Police Bureau’s Mounted Patrol Unit, a county-run ment
The Multnomah County board prepares to crack down on Staton’s overtime spending.
Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton is about to see his runaway overtime spending put into lockdown.
spends nearly twice the money he budgets for overtime, and he’s on pace
Democrats abandon a bill to regulate pernicious debt-collection practices.
The corpses line 82nd and 122nd avenues, Northeast Sandy
Boulevard and other roads of despair: not bodies, but defunct
It seems like only
yesterday a Portlander could find a
For the strategist behind fluoride’s defeat, the fight isn’t over.
Kim Kaminski just got done burying the Portland power machine in the May 21 election, so excuse her if she’s a bit direct.
Kaminski led Clean
Water Portland, the campaign against fluoridating Po
CenturyLink wants to scrimp on maintenance in Oregon. Unions and utilities say it’s a bad idea.
CenturyLink, the biggest provider of landline telephone
and Internet service in Oregon, has made an extraordinary request of
state regulators: Let us put off repair of utility poles for 10