UPDATE: Mayor says Saltzman convinced him to leave tax alone.
Mayor Charlie Hales will not present the Portland City Council with any changes to the city's $35-a-person Arts Tax, sources tell WW.This spring, Hales told the Revenue Bureau and a council work committee to find ways to make the arts tax more equitable. Critics, including City Commissioner Stev...
Portland officials say a besieged OLCC won’t crack down.
As Mayor Charlie Hales continues to target neighborhood
livability, city officials say he’s not getting cooperation from a
crucial partner: the Oregon Liquor Control Commission, the state agency
A new book tells the wild tale of Oregon’s forgotten skyjackers.
Metal detectors. Long lines at security. Grouchy guards. Bag searches.
Most travelers think
these airport customs have their roots in Sept. 11, 2001. Actually, the
conventions reach back more th
Metro President Tom Hughes told organized labor members Monday that opponents of his Oregon Convention Center headquarters hotel proposal are engaged in "class warfare" to "keep families from putting food on their table."
He made the remarks at the annual Labor Day picnic at Oaks Amusement Park sponsored by the Northwest Oregon Labor Council.
Portland officials are making more changes in how they use City Hall—and this time, it's The Oregonian getting kicked out of the building.
The newspaper will be displaced from its rented first-floor office on Oct. 31, according to a city memo. The Oregonian's office, which currently houses City Hall reporter Brad Schmidt, will be turned into meeting spac...More