Workers at a Southeast Portland Burgerville overwhelmingly approved a vote Monday to unionize. Organizers say that makes them one of the only federally recognized unions in the fast food industry.
In a surprising twist, a Portland developer and philanthropist who now owns a stake in the shuttered Wapato Jail in North Portland has offered it to the group Harbor of Hope, which wants to open a homeless shelter there.
Knute Buehler is already looking ahead to a November matchup against Gov. Kate Brown, but other Republican candidates for governor say he's not conservative enough for Oregon.
What was once considered a "safe" seat is now in play, and the result could shift the balance in the Oregon Legislature and change state housing laws.
It's an election with contests for key local and statewide seats, including a Republican gubernatorial primary and a Supreme Court primary.
The district's chief operating officer and chief strategic officer are both leaving, as Portland Public Schools announced a budget-driven cut of 35 central office positions.
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The invasion of the pyrosomes, gelatinous, translucent tube-like creatures ranging in size from less than an inch to a foot or more, continues in force off the coast of Oregon for a second year, baffling scientists.
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Court documents show Carl Zeiss Vision, Inc. routinely discharged industrial wastewater with very high and low pH levels into the Kellogg Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.