Big Swooshes make bad neighbors. If you're a Nike competitor, that is.Portland officials announced Friday that Baltimore-based fitness-apparel company Under Armour would pay to renovate Lents and Duniway parks in ...
Koehler ushers in change, brings back school board's committee structure.
Portland Public Schools tonight welcomed four new members to its seven-member board, and with their addition came sweeping changes.
The board voted 7-0 to elect Tom Koehler, who won a seat on the board in 2013, to be the board's new chairman. Koehler was often in the minority, along with Steve ...More
Justin Curzi says he found fraud within the Lottery's video poker "auto hold" feature.
The case against the Oregon Lottery for allegedly deceptive practices concerning its video poker machines continues.Last week, plaintiff Justin Curzi filed a notice of his plans to appeal Multnomah County Circuit Judge Judith Matarazzo's decision last month to dismiss Curzi's lawsuit primarily on technical grounds.WW featured More
Portland Public Schools principals are finally getting significant pay raises. As part of the 2015-16 budget that the Portland School Board approved this week, administrators will get raises between 5 and 9 percent on July 1. Specifically that means raises of about 5 ...
Under state scrutiny, yoga studios in Portland find themselves twisting into new positions.
When Michele Loew opened her yoga studio on Southeast Stark Street in 2007, she recruited the best instructors available and paid them for each student they brought in.
That’s how many Portland st
Parents and teachers are putting increasing pressure on Superintendent Carole Smith to stop moving principals around so frequently.
So far, Portland Public Schools officials have announced 17 new principal placements for the upcoming school year. Several additional changes are in the works, however, including at César Chávez K-8 School. Lavert Robertson, the current principal at César Chávez, told parents and teachers before sc...
A short item in the agenda for Monday night's meeting of the Portland Public Schools board set off an online firestorm over the weekend. "Extension of employment contract with Carole Smith, superintendent," the item read. Why the uproar?Smith's been PPS's superintendent since 2007. But in ...
A David Douglas senior gains admission to a top university—with help from mentors.
On June 11, Josh Kellebrew will graduate with 545 other
classmates from David Douglas, the state’s largest and one of its most
diverse high schools.
In many ways,
Kellebrew blends in at Da