An aging population of inmates is costing Oregon a bundle.
Oregon prisons are looking more and more like assisted living centers.
because Oregon houses the highest percentage of elderly inmates in the
nation, according to a 2014 report by the
The spokesman for a new coalition of Portland cab companies worries about Uber and what dumbed-down taxi rules will mean for Portland.
Noah Ernst is hacked off.
He’s been in the taxi business four years—first as a driver and now as a superintendent with employee-owned Radio Cab.
He’s also the
spokesman for a new lobbyin
A former county land-use inspector says Commissioner Diane McKeel retaliated against him on behalf of her allies.
A former Multnomah County employee says Commissioner Diane
McKeel had him fired last fall after he tried to stop her political
friends from breaking land-use rules in violation of federal law.
Two dancers sue strip club Casa Diablo for unpaid wages and harassment.
Last July, Matilda Bickers decided she’d
had enough of Casa Diablo. She had danced at the Northwest Portland
strip club for more than 2½ years and was tired of grab-ass bouncers and
Wow, WW readers, you just blew the socks (and the shoes, pants and shirt) off the goals we set for our 2014 Give!Guide.
We had hoped as many
as 7,500 of you would give as much as $2.6 mill
These are the images cartoonists and others at Charlie Hebdo died to publish.
The French satirical
weekly had for three decades poked a finger in the eye of the powerful
and the pious with sca
Oregon first lady Cylvia Hayes used a taxpayer-funded trip to Seattle to work for her private consulting clients.
Gov. John Kitzhaber probably never imagined he would be heading into a historic fourth term as Oregon chief executive with a major daily newspaper calling for a criminal investigation into the actio
Oregon can avoid the bad trips other states took on legal pot.
Ann Lininger has a lot of reading to inhale.
After only a year in
the Oregon House, Lininger, a Lake Oswego Democrat, heads into a new
legislative session Jan. 12 with a doozy of an assignment:
Two public schools in Portland find the city has cut them out of arts-tax money.
Leah Maurer is a Portland mother of three, ages 3, 7 and 9. That means she knows a lot about teaching how to share.
The city of Portland? Less so.
voters approved the city’s arts ta
A union boss’s criminal past and allegations of nepotism roil one of Oregon’s biggest labor groups.
From its name, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 290 sounds
like an old-fashioned, low-tech kind of labor union. Even its logo
consists of pipes and valves.
Yet the union’s 4,000