A TriMet driver’s criminal past becomes an issue in a union election—and embarrasses the transit agency.
TriMet and the transit agency’s biggest union share many problems.
They blame each other for the financial troubles ailing the agency. TriMet points to an overly generous contract with exp
Taxi drivers have been hit by the arrival of Uber and Lyft—including many who are Ethiopian immigrants.
Robel Berhan steers his blue and orange Union Cab with its
empty backseat to Hotel Lucia on Southwest Broadway. Nothing. He heads
to the Marriott. A line of other cabs blocks his way. He knows a
Candidate Charlie Hales promised to do something about cellphone towers. As mayor, it’s been a different story.
When Darrell Yuen and Beth Collins moved to Portland from
New York City in 2010, they thought they had found a dream home. Their
1929 Cape Cod-style house sits about a block from Mt. Tabor Park,
A Pearl District Child Care Center Comes Under Scrutiny For Lack of Staffing
To Megan Bergstrom, it was chaos.
She had a howling
4-month-old girl strapped to her in an Eddie Bauer carrier while the
eight other children she was responsible for watching—all under the a
An environmental group goes to court to see the forest service’s plans to protect Oregon wolves.
Nick Cady is thrilled to see the return of gray wolves to
Oregon’s Cascade Range. He celebrated when the wolf dubbed OR-7 was
spotted south of Crater Lake in 2011, more than 60 years after hun
The planned teardown of a football star’s family home in Irvington raises doubts about neighborhood preservation.
From the looks of it, the house at 2602 NE 13th Ave. is nothing special.
It’s a two-story
home, white with red trim and a brick arch over the front porch. The
grass is scruffy, the shr
The Attorney General’s favorite Portland law firm is cleaning up financially. It’s also run afoul of a federal judge.
Nearly 3,000 Oregonians with disabilities have waited more
than three years for their day in federal court on a potentially
groundbreaking civil rights case.
In a sweeping class
The mayor’s office calls the Eastside Esplanade unsafe. Will Hales’ homeless policies make a difference?
James Noel has seen a lot of changes in his neighborhood,
which consists of a narrow sidewalk against a chain-link fence that runs
along Southeast Main Street, with the northbound ramp to Inters
Two Oregon congressmen—divided over free trade—disagree about what a Trans-Pacific deal would mean.
President Barack Obama jetted to Portland
last week to use the city and the world headquarters of Nike as
backdrops in his push for a sweeping new free-trade agreement with 11
Pacific Rim coun
There are already runaway costs for a state Capitol remodel that few people know about.
Peter Courtney usually gets what he wants.
As president of the
Oregon Senate for 12 years, Courtney, 71, has amassed more influence
than almost any other legislator in state history. The Democ