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Reader Poll: Should Naito Go?

On Wednesday, WW broke the news that Multnomah Commissioner Lisa Naito has been living outside her Southeast Portland district for nearly a year and a half.

(Click HERE to read the original story.)

The...   More
Wednesday, December 13, 2006 by Ian Demsky

Green Vs. "Green"

Mount Hood Forest watchdogs worry that a federal study could lead to more logging.

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Local eco-watchdogs fear an upcoming report could lead to more logging of the Mount Hood National Forest and several other public forests.The U.S. Forest Service is studying how close its management p ...   More
Wednesday, December 13, 2006 Ian Demsky

Breaking News: Woman Claiming To Be Another 'Tattoo Deputy' Victim Files Suit

Another woman has come forward accusing disgraced former Multnomah County Sheriff's Deputy Christopher Green of sexual impropriety while on the job, Wwire has learned.

In a lawsuit filed Monday in Multnomah County Circuit Court, Amanda Mortimer, 22, accuses Green of making her stand by t...   More
Tuesday, December 12, 2006 by Ian Demsky

A Lesson For People With Outstanding Warrants

Don Nichols flagged down a Portland Police officer Monday morning to report several men forced their way into his Southeast Portland home, robbed him and took off with his truck and firearms.

Police soon spotted the truck and pursued it into Washington. Two men were arrested afte...   More
Monday, December 11, 2006 by Ian Demsky

Doing Sick Time?

Every once in a while, two unrelated news stories converge in a burst of synergy. This is such a time.

Story #1: Multnomah County Sheriff Bernie Giusto takes heat for not reigning in sick-leave and overtime abuse among deputies.

Story #2: The County Auditor's Offic...   More
Monday, December 11, 2006 by Ian Demsky

You Can't Spell ZooLights Without 'Zool'

No, that's not Baphomet gated in from the iciest depths of Hell to devour the souls of schoolchildren, but Metro Councilor Robert Liberty in his role as Rock E. Goat at the Oregon ZooLights festival.

On Dec. 20, from 5 to 8 p.m., Liberty will reprise his role. Also be on the look...   More
Monday, December 11, 2006 by Ian Demsky

Multnomah Sheriff's Corrections Deputy Resigns Over Alleged Feelings For Inmate

A Multnomah County Sheriff's corrections deputy working at the Inverness jail resigned late last month, telling a supervisor he had developed feelings for an inmate, Sheriff's officials confirmed Thursday.
The resignation of the deputy, whose name was not released because of an ongoing investiga...   More
Friday, December 8, 2006 by Ian Demsky

Happy "Holidays": After Controversy, County Reinstates Pagan Artifact

(Photo by tanakawho)
A non-religious, secularly decorated, fun-tastic holiday tree—selected and decorated by kids on probation in Multnomah County—will be reinstated today at the Donald E. Long juvenile justice center after bei...   More
Thursday, December 7, 2006 by Ian Demsky

Breaking News: James Kim Found Dead

News agencies are reporting James Kim, who had been missing in southern Oregon, was found dead today....   More
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 by Ian Demsky

F Da Police

(Photo by FortDrastic.com)

On Tuesday, Portland Police searched a home on Northeast Prescott Street as part of an ongoing investigation into a local burglary ring known by the initials "FDP."

Three juveniles ages 13 to 15 were arrested last month in connection wit...   More
Wednesday, December 6, 2006 by Ian Demsky
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