Targeted for elimination, the Office of Healthy Working Rivers may be you-know-where without a paddle.
When it comes to government agencies with endearing names, none comes close to the city’s Office of Healthy Working Rivers.
It’s not just the
hopeful adjectives in its title—it’s the tiny
Commissioners, public testimonials raise concerns about civil liberties
Even as Portland City Council today accepted the FBI-led Joint Terrorism Task Force's annual report in a 3-2 vote, several commissioners voiced reservations about the lack of specific information in the report about the cases the task force investigates."I had different expectations for the report than wh...
Ballot measure passes with 60.5 percent of the vote
While the debate over fluoridating Portland's water continues, a similar public discussion in Scappoose appears to be over for now: Scappoose voters on Tuesday approved a ballot measure that would continue fluoridating the city's water supply.Voters approved More
Anti-fluoride activists have no backing from groups representing low-income Portlanders or minority groups.
In the debate over fluoridating Portland’s water, the two
sides trying to persuade voters can agree on one thing: Low-income
children aren’t getting the dental care they need and deserve. And