Portland's most intense soccer fans are seeing their impact go international. The New York Timesreports that Timbers Army members have gotten behind an effort to save a once-storied Spanish team, Real Oviedo, that has fallen ...
U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore) didn't waste any time trying to squeeze more money of lobbyists and special interest grous following his easy re-election win Nov. 6. According to the Huffington Post, Schrader, who represents Oregon's 5th District, held...
Movie Reviews & Stories
Oregon was born 50 years ago this week. Not the museum
diorama of covered wagons and white missionaries, but the Oregon of
modernity, a place that became a global model for protecting the
Portland voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to impose an
annual $35-per-adult tax on city residents (with exemptions for those
living in poverty) to help fund more arts teachers in Portland Publi
Dell Parsons, the narrator of Richard Ford’s conflicted new novel, Canada
(Ecco, 432 pages, $27.99), tells us right off about the story’s major
event. His parents became unlikely bank robbers.
It seems like no one played soccer in Portland before
1975. The next year, kids crowded parks and fields to try this
undiscovered sport. My middle school was unprepared for the onslaught.
A fertilizer plant comes under criminal investigation after repeated ammonia leaks.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched a
criminal investigation into a large leak of ammonia from a Columbia
County fertilizer plant in 2010 that went undetected for five days.
Police Chief Mike Reese, who's getting close to a bid for mayor, apologized this weekend for claiming that his officers are so busy dealing with Occupy Portland protesters that they had to leave a rape victim sitting unassisted for three hours.