Washington’s legal weed starts moving through stores this week. The owner of New Vansterdam talks price, supply and ambiance.
Brian Budz got teased about his name as a kid. This week it finally pays off.
On July 11, Budz, 40,
and his business partners will open New Vansterdam, one of the first
retail marijuana shops
MMF Fighter Chael Sonnen, a one-time Republican House candidate with a criminal record who has been called out repeatedly for making racist remarks, lost his job as an analyst for Fox Sports for drug abuse, Fox Sports reports. Sonnen, of West Linn,More
The fight over “curing” homosexuality is the front lines of upcoming gay-rights battles.
Dean Greer says he doesn’t have sex with men anymore.
He is married, has a
son and is devout in his faith in Jesus. But Greer says he is not cured
from an affliction he calls “same-sex attra
Dick's Auto of Hillsboro agreed to settle with the Oregon Department of Justice over a complaint filed by Albany man for inflating the cost of his new Dodge Ram.Dealers can only advertise discounts based on the manufacturer's suggest retail price, also known as the MSRP, but Dick's Auto advertised discounts on the market value."Dick’s would inflate the MSRP and post it in a...More
The Washington Post and The New Yorker published stories Friday that highlight the problems of using cellphone data against criminal suspects, and each highlighted the case of a Portland woman whose murder conviction was recently dismissed.WW on June 11 More
A federal appeals court today ruled that Utah's ban on same-sex marriage violate couples' constitutional rights, the Los Angeles Times reports. It's the first time a U.S. Court of Appeals has weighed in on the issue.
Last month U.S. District ...More
The corporate face of legalizing pot has arrived in Oregon.
Paul Stanford had to admit last week he was busted.
For years, Stanford
has been the face of the drive to legalize marijuana in Oregon, the man
who may have done more to push for lawful pot than
Mohamud Must Now Face Sentencing In His Terrorism Case
A federal judge today upheld the government's use of warrantless wiretapping against a Portland teen convicted of trying to set off a bomb at the Pioneer Courthouse Square Christmas Tree lighting in 2010, the Associated Press reported.Mohamed Mohamud's defense team filed a motion for a new tri...More
More restrictive petition still on track to gather signatures needed to make the ballot
Longtime pot legalization advocate Paul Stanford announced Friday night on his show Cannabis Common Sense that he is dropping his efforts to get two marijuana legalization measures on the November ballot. “We have decided, given that we were just at about 50,000 signatures, that we do not have the wherewithal to move forward...
A senior research analyst fired last year from his job at the Multnomah County Sheriff's office filed suit yesterday claiming he was terminated after he refused efforts to force him into early retirement.Markley Drake, 61, began working as an analyst for the office in 2005, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Then in 2011 the office hired...