Candidate Charlie Hales promised to do something about cellphone towers. As mayor, it’s been a different story.
When Darrell Yuen and Beth Collins moved to Portland from
New York City in 2010, they thought they had found a dream home. Their
1929 Cape Cod-style house sits about a block from Mt. Tabor Park,
Portland Commissioner Steve Novick may have another opponent in his 2016 re-election campaign. Erik Tonkin, the 40-year-old owner of Sellwood Cycle Repair, says leaders in the bicycle community and others have approached him about running for Novick’s seat. The small business owner (no relation to the family of car dealers...
A Pearl District Child Care Center Comes Under Scrutiny For Lack of Staffing
To Megan Bergstrom, it was chaos.
She had a howling
4-month-old girl strapped to her in an Eddie Bauer carrier while the
eight other children she was responsible for watching—all under the a
Regan spent nearly $180,000 trying to fend off challenger Amy Kohnstamm
Updated election spending reports show Bobbie Regan, who narrowly lost her seat on the Portland Public Schools board of education Tuesday, sank $45,810 of her own money into her losing race.
The loan brought Regan's fundraising to...
Amy Carlsen Kohnstamm beat three-time incumbent Bobbie Regan for a seat on Portland Public Schools board in the most contentious and expensive race in this year's election.
Kohnstamm won 44 percent of the vote compared to Regan's 41 percent. Two other candidates split the remaining vote.
Kohnstamm's won't be the only new face on the PPS board. Last night's election ushered ...
Steve Novick charmed voters with his prickly brilliance, gumption and wit. The bloom is off.
Back when Steve Novick was in grade school, teachers were still allowed to spank troublesome students.
was in fifth grade when his teacher asked his mother for permission to
Julie Esparza Brown, Paul Anthony and Amy Kohnstamm, candidates for Portland Public Schools' Board of Education, are leading in initial election results from Multnomah County's elections division.But the race between Kohnstamm and Bobbie Regan, a three-term incumbent, is the closest. Early results put Kohnstamm's lead at 13,536 votes to Regan's 11,527.Esparz...
The Portland Community College board of directors voted 7-0 Monday night to fire President Jeremy Brown and pay him $300,000 in severance. The move comes less than two years after PCC hired Brown in July 2013. As WWfirst re...More
The Portland Public Schools board race between three-term incumbent Bobbie Regan and challenger Amy Kohnstamm may be the most expensive in history.
A week out from the May 19 election, the two have raised a combined $211,000. (Two other challengers in the race, Gretchen Hollands and Wes Soderback, haven't raised any money.)Regan and Kohnstamm continue the battle for endors...
The state allows scofflaw tanning salons to remain operating.
The thousands of Oregonians who use tanning salons to get
bronzed expect the facilities to follow the state’s health and safety
Most salons do.
However, state records show there’s