More than just defeating Republicans, Democrats are seeking to neutralize one of their own senators.
On Nov. 4, Oregonians will make important choices in the
races for U.S. Senate, governor and contentious ballot measures that
cover everything from marijuana to labeling of GMO-based foods.
An ex-Portland cabbie and candidate develops the first marijuana vending machine.
The 1,000-pound green vending machine towers in the lobby
of a Denver dispensary, with bright LED lights illuminating the treats
inside: lollipops, cereal bars and chewy chocolate candy rolls.
Sen. Jeff Merkley’s position on Internet taxes puts him at odds with many liberals.
U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Jeff Merkley
(D-Ore.) have a lot in common: blue-collar roots, Ivy League pedigrees
and adoring supporters among the nation’s left-wing voters.
Conservatives want to know why an Oregon National Guard jacket with Gov. John Kitzhaber’s name on it ended up at Goodwill.
It’s a size medium military jacket, with an Oregon
National Guard emblem and a camouflage pattern that’s no longer used.
Over the left front pocket is an embroidered patch that says Governor,
Portland joins a growing list of cities ready to tax legal weed.
If Oregonians vote in November to make recreational marijuana legal, Portland City Hall will be waiting to take its cut.
A marijuana advisory
committee formed by Mayor Charlie Hales in June will
Contrary to state election laws, Gov. John Kitzhaber has failed to disclose the role of a key campaign consultant.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has reported all kinds of ways he’s
spent money this year in pursuit of re-election: printing campaign
literature, running his Kitzhaber 2014 website and employing a full-t
Portland beekeepers say the county is overreaching in its enforcement of city code.
On summer evenings, Austin Bennington used to pour himself
a snifter of single-malt Aberlour, light a cigar and watch his 120,000
honeybees swarm around his backyard hives and garden of blueberr
Gov. John Kitzhaber’s “Cool Schools” plan flopped. So why is he trying to microwave it for his re-election campaign?
Four years ago, John Kitzhaber needed
something—anything—to convince voters he had a plan to create jobs in
Oregon, then emerging from a recession that had left as many as one in
Daimler faces allegations of unchecked racial discrimination at its Portland plant.
Four African-American employees of Portland-based Daimler
Trucks North America have filed state civil-rights complaints claiming
they have been the targets of continuing racial intimidation by