Upgrading Portland’s levees could cost $100 million—money no one seems to have.
Water is Portland’s secret problem.
Not the Bull Run
Reservoir water that runs out of your tap nor the contentious May ballot
measure that will determine who controls it.
No, the next
It’s a perennial query that politicians running for office
face, and we tracked down the answers from the leading candidates for
Multnomah County chair, Jim Francesconi and Deborah Kafoury.
Two grocery chains pursuing the privatization of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission today disclosed $1.156 million in new contributions to committees aimed at placing the issue on the November ballot.The privatization campaign, Oregonians for Competition, has now hit $2.01 million in contributions. The group has several initiative committees moving forward with various ...
Former City Commissioner Jim Francesconi and former county commissioner Deborah Kafoury are competing in the May 20 primary to be the next chair of the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Both are experienced politicians with strong lists of supporters but Francesconi has clai...
The auctioneer’s gavel will fall on the last of Andrew Wiederhorn’s troubled Portland empire.
The most expensive home ever sold at a Multnomah County sheriff’s foreclosure auction will go on the block April 2.
It’s a 20,000-square-foot, $6.8 million mansion atop the Southwest Hills, the
This spring, voters will choose between two seasoned politicos who want to rehab Multnomah County’s scandal-plagued brand.
Multnomah County government is like plumbing: essential but only noticed when there’s a mess.
most recent pipe break occurred last summer, when the tawdry personal
life of then-Multnomah C
Uber is one of those Silicon Valley "share economy" startups that has amassed a multi-billion valuation on what seems like a simple idea—allowing consumers to summon a for-hire car through a smartphone app. The company says...
A Portland-based consultant who has questioned the high costs of the Pacific Northwest's only nuclear power plant is now engaged in a huge public records battle with its operator, Energy Northwest.
The Tri-City Heraldreports that the utility has estimated it...
Stimson Lumber has made two more $30,000 contributions to GOP House candidates. Following an earlier contribution to Salem IT consultant Barbara Jensen, filings show that Stimson gave $30,000 to Jodi Bailey, who is running in House District 51, which c...