Sunday Jun 16
Medford Mail Tribune
Angel's Rest: A Columbia Gorge high
Multnomah Falls is the main attraction in the western Columbia River Gorge, but just a few miles to the west is another jewel: the exposed 1,600-foot bluff called Angel's Rest.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Susan Nielsen: Let's lobby for next generation, Portland boomer says
Oregon needs to look out for future generations, and baby boomers and seniors can help, says Ward Greene, founder of Senior Advocates for Generational Equity.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Portland whistleblower: Rich Goward says job was eliminated, in part, for stepping forward with allegations
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales on Thursday denied eliminating the chief financial officer position as retaliation against Rich Goward, a whistleblower who stepped forward with allegations against Jack D. Graham.
Despite pitfalls, PSU renewal district projects grind ahead
Portland State University is still banking on using city urban renewal funds to renovate and expand its academic buildings, despite revelations that could reduce property taxes for public schools and community colleges.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Free spay/neuter surgeries next week for cats and kittens of qualified owners
The Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland is offering free spay and neuter surgeries to cats and kittens of qualified owners, June 17-21.
Multnomah County requiring gender-neutral bathrooms
Oregon's most populous county is requiring gender-neutral bathrooms be included whenever a county-owned building is constructed or renovated.
Multnomah County requiring unisex bathrooms
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Oregon's most populous county is requiring gender-neutral bathrooms be included whenever a county-owned building is constructed or renovated.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Fight against Forest Park ivy; sit-lie quietly dies in committee: Downtown/Northwest Portland news
Conservationists, Linnton neighborhood team up to battle ivy in, around Forest Park: While English ivy is used as a pretty climber or ground cover, conservationists see it as an invasive weed that chokes out trees and ecosystems, and a particular threat to Forest Park -- a city park lined with 10 miles of backyards in the Linnton neighborhood.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Multnomah County beefs up enforcement of firearm surrender orders in domestic violence cases
Oregon judges for nearly two decades have had the authority to order people to surrender their guns after they're served with domestic violence restraining orders.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
AOL City Guide
Doubletree Hotel Portland
This environmentally friendly hotel features 2 onsite restaurants and an outdoor pool.
Oregon Zoo elephant Rama tests positive for tuberculosis
Rama, a 30-year-old Asian elephant at the Oregon Zoo, has tested positive for tuberculosis, zoo officials learned Friday.
Thu May 30, 2013
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales spars with auditor's office over CFO position
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales fired back at the city auditor on Wednesday after she questioned the ramifications of eliminating the city's chief financial officer position, only to receive far more pointed response in return.
Mayor Hales Approves Major Public Housing Policy Shift WITHOUT Hearings And Supporting Data
Mayor Charlie Hales has approved a major Public Housing policy change at the Public Housing Authority of Multnomah County.* PHAMC plans to spend $80,000,000 renovating property it owns and currently uses for Public Housing .
Warner's long ride boosts TriMet - Thursday, 30 May 2013 11:00
In the middle of TriMet's labor dispute, Amalgamated Transit Union 757 officials and their supporters have focused much of their criticism on the agency's general manager.
Tue May 28, 2013
Homeless man offers music, mystery; grit and glitz on South Waterfront: Portland/Gresham news
Jade Ascher lives on the streets of downtown Portland. Three nights a week he visits Operation Nightwatch, a secular ministry that offers homeless men and women a place to socialize.
Mon May 27, 2013
Multnomah Village businesses coping with highway work
Construction work along Southwest Capitol Highway in Multnomah Village has reduced parking along the block between 35th and 36th avenues and made negotiating the shopping area something of a challenge for drivers and pedestrians.
Fri May 24, 2013
New information system connects former Oregon Health Plan competitors
Health Share of Oregon , a collaborative of local providers, health plans and agencies serving Oregon Health Plan members, will soon switch on a new information-sharing system for its providers allowing them to check patient's eligibility and related information.
Thu May 23, 2013
From curb to college to ... Congress?
Patrick Stupfel began skipping school in fourth grade, when his divorced parents were working long hours and he was forced to take the bus to school.
Region's growth is a study in contrasts
These are some of the conclusions to be drawn from a recent analysis of economic trends in the Portland metropolitan area conducted by Christian Kaylor, a work force analyst with the Oregon Employment Department.
Wed May 22, 2013
Portland Parks & Recreation will meet with Buckman residents Thursday to discuss Colonel Summers Park
Portland Parks & Recreation will meet with Buckman neighborhood residents Thursday night to discuss an uptick in crime at Colonel Summers Park.