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Murmurs: Let Them Eat Pavement.

It’s not every day that a conservative talk-show host suggests spending more taxpayer dollars. But during his May 8 show on KXL-FM 101.1, Lars Larson floated an alternative to Mayor Charlie Hale   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Next: Democrats Duck the Santa Claus Question.

A Portland police detective who faced allegations last year that he tampered with jurors and threatened his ex-wife has quit the force. WW first wrote about Jason Lobaugh’s troubles nine years   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Fighting a Measure That’s Not On the Ballot—Yet.

Gay-rights advocates aren’t waiting to fight back against a proposed ballot measure that would allow businesses to refuse wedding services to same-sex couples. A new group led by Basic Rights Or   More
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: News Among the Ruins

Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick are still moving toward a $12-a-month street fee on households and even higher taxes on businesses to raise more money for the Portland Burea   More
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: All The News We Wrote While The Sun Was Out.

Proponents of an initiative to ban public funding for abortions are employing a novel tactic: The group’s website, Oregon2014.org, allows users to search for the names of people who have signed th   More
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Doubling Down On Lents; Keeping The CRC Alive.

The city of Portland has spent $96 million since 1998 trying—and failing—to rebuild the East Portland neighborhood of Lents, as WW reported earlier this year (“Razed & Confused,” WW, Jan.    More
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Our News Is Better Because LaMarcus Is Back.

Would you be willing to pay a new $12-a-month city “street maintenance” fee? That’s the question being put to voters in a Portland Bureau of Transportation poll. City Commissioner Steve Novick w   More
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: All The News We Found Weeping Over Our Bracket.

Who thinks the Portland Aerial Tram is part of a regional transportation strategy? Metro does. As first reported by Metro News, planners have found the tram—ferrying passengers from South Wate   More
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: More News About Deputies Than You Can Handle.

Multnomah County corrections deputies earlier this month voted narrowly not to endorse Sheriff Dan Staton for re-election. The vote, first reported at wweek.com, marks a major shift for the Multnomah    More
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Why Bother Voters When You Don’t Have To?

Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick have been shopping a plan to increase transportation taxes and fees, asking residents for their top priorities in polls and forums. But the p   More
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 WW Editorial Staff
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