The Oregon Capitol can sometimes seem like a union hall.
Author: Nigel Jaquiss
Frank Gable’s Long Legal Odyssey is Over
Federal Magistrate Judge John V. Acosta today prohibited Marion County from re-trying Frank Gable for the 1989 murder of Oregon Department of Corrections director Michael Francke.
Portland Reporter Collects Second Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prize committee today released awards for the top U.S. journalism in 2022.
If Elected County Commissioner, Julia Brim-Edwards Plans to Stay on Portland Public Schools Board
One of the candidates faces a slightly unusual situation in the May 16 election for the District 3 seat on the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners.
Shemia Fagan Joined an Industry Fighting Against the Unionization of Cannabis Workers
As Oregon Democrats mourn the downfall of one of their brightest stars, Secretary of State Shemia Fagan, the state’s largest private-sector union is hoping that the increased scrutiny on her benefactors, the owners of the troubled cannabis dispensary …
Kotek Makes It Official: She’s Ordered ODOT to Pause Tolling Until 2026
State Strikes New Deal With Ross Island Sand & Gravel
Ross Island Sand & Gravel, the company that mined the Willamette River bottom around its namesake island for 76 years, ending in 2001, has struck a new deal with the Oregon Department of State Lands to refill the hole it left behind.
Big Bridge, Big Disagreements
BILL OF THE WEEK:
For four months, Kitzhaber had refused to answer questions about allegations of influence-peddling involving first lady Cylvia Hayes.
County Measures Show Cash Disparities, While Contribution Limits Effect Commission Race
Multnomah County campaign contribution limits that went into effect in 2021 are having a marked impact on the May 16 county commissioner race between Portland School Board member Julia Brim-Edwards and former nonprofit leader Ana del Rocío.