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The former mayor is back at city hall, and calling an awful lot of shots.
Advocates for the bill, which puts tampons and other period supplies in school bathrooms, say its critics have completely missed the point—it’s about equity.
The number of voters who aren't affiliated with a political party continue to swell in Oregon. But when it comes to the May 17 primary, they are out of luck.
Movers & Shakers
From Dua Lipa to Ava Duvernay to a real clown, here's who we’re inviting to our dinner table for a spring soirée.
John Elwood "Bud" Clark, who served as Portland's mayor from 1985 to 1992, died on February 1 from congestive heart failure.
02/02/2022ByFiona McCann,Conner Reed,Margaret Seiler, andJulia Silverman
Money & Politics
With contributions capped, big players with names like Goodman, Kafoury, and Jubitz are writing small checks to candidates for city commissioner.
He's grown Oregon wine grapes and eaten at Mo's. Is that all it takes to be governor?
Get ready for a new congressional district, no incumbent for governor, Portland city charter reform, and some generational turnover.
12/22/2021ByJulia SilvermanIllustrations byMartin Gee
Light a Fire
Elona J. Wilson talks about her path to leading the youth voting organization.
Elon Musk, world's richest edgelord, picked a fight with Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden. Here's what happened in the ensuing Twitter war.
There's been a flood of recent campaign announcements for Portland City Hall and Multnomah County.
The Pulitzer Prize winner and Yamhill County native has thrown his hat in the proverbial ring.
10/27/2021ByFiona McCannandJulia Silverman
In the wake of the news from Texas, we talked to Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Executive Director An Do to find out whether Oregonians should be concerned, and what they can do to help.
We’re one of only five states without the title that led to Kathy Hochul's taking Andrew Cuomo's former office this week.
Organizers admit they are way behind on signature gathering goals, and the heat wave won't help.
Trying to read the tea leaves on the city's mood as signature gathering gets underway.
07/21/2021ByGabriel GranilloandJulia Silverman
The US Senator told us about the clean energy proposal, his personal reasons for funding mental health first response teams across America, and his conviction that nobody should bet against Portland.
在这里's what you need to know as lawmakers prepare to wrap things up in Salem
是的,今晚有一个俄勒冈州的选举。在这里’s what you need to know about the results.
05/18/2021ByJulia SilvermanandMargaret Seiler
The backstory on how Facebook pleas, a Zoom call, and a late change of heart created chaos in North Portland’s Zone 4.