Caitlin Baggott Takes Over Bus Project Leadership

Caitlin Baggott, Bus Project

The Bus Project, the Oregon non-profit that has registered young voters, thrown great parties and acted as a springboard for a number of progressive politicians—has a new leader.  She's Caitlin Baggott, who's worked at the Bus for a number of years, most recently as its strategic director and leader of the group's leadership training program.Given that background, her ascension isn't much of ...   More
Monday, January 31, 2011

Nobody Works Anymore: Palin v. Biden edition

Okay! Now that we're about to actually see Sarah Palin in a national debate for the first (and, we hope, last) time, it seems like the best possible moment to haul out all the Palin-related weirdness we've been sitting on for the last month. She's a liar: Rolling Stone rounds up the top 10, but there are many more . She's got skills: She'll win the talent and swimsuit contests handily. [youtube ...   More
Thursday, October 2, 2008 BEN WATERHOUSE

Where to Tea Party In Oregon

The right hasn't had much to party about recently in Oregon or nationally as of late. But to the dismay of many on the left, this Wednesday, April 15, FreedomWorks will host 500 Tea Party events nationwide, including at 19 locations in Oregon, to protest how the feds have handled corporate and mortgage bailouts, the debt caused by the stimulus package, and the potential deficit caused by President ...   More
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 Ryan Fleming

The Daily Gets a Scoop on Sam Adams

This evening The Oregonian published on its web site a story about Mayor Sam Adams' relationship with Beau Breedlove. The story reveals that Adams made more than 30 phone calls to Breedlove between the time they first met and when Breedlove turned 18, far more contact than Adams has acknowledged. The O also secured a copy of the taped interview this newspaper had with Adams on January 15 of ...   More
Thursday, April 30, 2009 MARK ZUSMAN

Earth-shattering news: Boris & Natasha Dancers to perform at Dance United.

As previously reported, Oregon Ballet Theatre is having major money trouble—the Portland company needs to raise $750,000 by the end of June in order to stay afloat (check out the O's story for even more background on that). To help raise funds, the company's launching a humongous benefit tomorrow night, Friday, June 12, that features amazing dancers from companies all across the country ...   More
Thursday, June 11, 2009 KELLY CLARKE

Voter Registration Deadline Nears for Special Election

This Tuesday, Jan. 5, is the final day for first time Oregon voters to register to vote in the Jan. 26 statewide special election. On the ballot are two questions, Measures 66 and 67, both of which concern taxes. Measure 66 deals with personal income taxes and Measure 67 addresses corporate income taxes. (Check out next week's print newspaper for more.) If you need to register there are a few ...   More
Thursday, December 31, 2009 Ari Phillips

Ten Things We Learned about Successful Dating at Planned Parenthood's "It's Not Me, It's You" Show

We came. We listened. And we laughed empathetically as locals learned far too much information about their co-workers, elected representatives, newspaper writers, radio jockeys and Portland nonprofit heads last night at the Bagdad. That's where eight brave, heartsick souls —including Multnomah County Commish Jeff Cogen, Live Wire's Courtenay Hameister and WW's own Aaron Mesh— shared ...   More
Friday, February 5, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Candidates Gone Wild Takes Over The Aladdin Theater on April 26!

Witness acts of political mischief hosted by Storm Large! See candidates do battle! Included on that list of worthies are Metro president wannabes Rex Burkholder, Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey and candidates for Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Drink beer, listen to live performances, be entertained by surprise guests! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll pee your pants! The event takes ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Christie Wright


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