New sharing apps help you rent your driveway. Just don’t tell the city.
For two years, Steve Gutmann found a way
to make a little extra cash. His house sits in Southeast Portland’s
Richmond neighborhood, two blocks from Hawthorne Boulevard. He knows
parking is a
The state allows scofflaw tanning salons to remain operating.
The thousands of Oregonians who use tanning salons to get
bronzed expect the facilities to follow the state’s health and safety
Most salons do.
However, state records show there’s
The fiercest opponent of a Convention Center hotel now wants to take control of it.
Hotel financier Gordon Sondland has been
fighting for a decade to stop construction of a headquarters hotel at
the Oregon Convention Center that will compete with his business.
CEO of Pro
The city of Portland wants to put body cameras on its cops. Good luck getting to see the video.
Mayor Charlie Hales wants Portland police to have body
cameras. He’s also fine if it’s really difficult for you to see the
video the cops record.
The city of Portland
has been the drivin
Pilots say the Port of Portland’s plans to sell land for a power plant next to the Troutdale Airport include a fatal flaw.
Mike Rhodes fell in love with flying nearly 50 years ago
at the Troutdale Airport while on a school field trip, and from his
first flight, he knew he wanted to be a pilot.
Today, Rhodes, 61, a
Washington state offers an alternative to sending parents to prison. Is Oregon willing to try it?
Michelle Newell busted up her family in
2010 with a repeat conviction for writing bad checks to cover a drug
habit. The state sent her to Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in
Why won’t the Portland Fire Bureau give a whistle-blower documents that have already been made public?
Rob Cruser enforces rules that save lives.
Cruser, 51, is a fire
inspector for Portland Fire & Rescue. That job takes him into
buildings where the public gathers for big events—such as n
More and more, credit unions look and act like banks. So why don’t they pay taxes?
Robert Stuart enjoys a paycheck most bankers would envy.
Stuart, 47, is CEO of
Oregon’s second-largest financial institution, with 26 branches, 501
employees and assets of $3.6 billion. His
County Commissioner Loretta Smith uses her office budget to benefit constituents—and her own ambitions.
No elected official in Portland spends more time with constituents than Multnomah County Commissioner Loretta Smith.
pancakes at the Hollywood Senior Center or personall
Two East Portland secessionists explain why they want voters to sever their neighborhoods’ ties to the city.
Collene Swenson and Pat Edwards want out of the city of Portland.
What they really want is the city to get out of where they
live, East Portland, and leave the residents of this often overlooked