Portland activist finds himself in #MeToo mess

Portland’s Resistance co-founder Gregory McKelvey( A years-old arrest has thrust a rising star in Portland activist circles into the middle of the #MeToo movement. Portland’s Resistance co-founder Gregroy McKevely was jailed six years ago on suspicion of strangling and kidnapping an ex-girlfriend while he was an 18-year-old student at Oregon State University, records show. It appears the case eventually was dismissed, but police and court records are sealed, so it’s…

Several Portland Organizations Benefit From Statewide Arts Grants

ACROSS OREGON – From The Oregon Arts Commission: A total of 20 Oregon arts organizations have received $193,001 in FY 2018 Oregon Arts Commission Arts Learning grants to support arts education projects now under way across the state. The grants range from $4,451 to $12,046. "We are delighted by the creativity and collaboration behind this year’s applications, and are confident that the education of thousands of students around the state…

WA Portland OR Zone Forecast

WA Portland OR Zone Forecast for Wednesday, January 3, 2018 _____ 698 FPUS56 KPQR 032329 ZFPPQR Zone Forecasts for Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington National Weather Service Portland OR 329 PM PST Wed Jan 3 2018 Spot Temperatures are for Tonight, Thursday, Thursday Night, Friday, Friday Night, and Saturday. WAZ021-040615- South Washington Coast- Including the cities of Raymond, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Naselle, Cathlamet, and Cape Disappointment 329 PM PST…

Why McMinnVille Makes For The Perfect Getaway From Portland, Oregon

An easy hour’s drive south of Portland will lead you to the impossibly charming town of McMinnville. Portland, Oregon, is a city I visit often, for both work and pleasure. For starters, the vibes are refreshingly chill and laid back. Dressing casually is the norm, even when dining at chicer spots. And the popular slogan of "Keep Portland Weird” ensures that people from all walks of life are welcome with…

Oregon Supreme Court temporarily suspends Portland lawyer’s license

Portland attorney Andrew Long’s website lists his experience in the field. (Screenshot) The Oregon Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily suspended the law license of Portland lawyer Andrew Long, six weeks after the Oregon State Bar warned the public that it believed Long has been acting bizarrely. The bar has alleged Long threatened violence against a former employee, tried to force clients and employees into intimate relationships, showed up drunk to…

Portland Man Wins $52K Per Year For Life From Oregon Lottery

GRESHAM, OR — A Portland man with a long history of playing pranks on his wife recently won the Oregon Lottery’s Win for Life game; so when he told her the good news, she initially didn’t believe him. According to Oregon Lottery spokesman Chuck Baumann, Cyril Osborne hardly believed it himself when he saw his $2 ticket was going to bring him $52,000 per year for the rest of his…

Portland’s mad at Uber again, this time over concealed data breach

Portland officials have demanded Uber turn over information about a massive 2016 data breach the company failed to disclose until last month. The ride-hailing company on Nov. 21 disclosed a 2016 data breach in which hackers accessed files that included information on its drivers and riders. It also admitted it had kept the incursion under wraps for more than a year, rather than alerting affected customers, regulators or law enforcement….

I’m Moving to Portland

It’s time for a major change in my life. I got a new job and I will be relocating to the Pacific Northwest, specifically to Portland, OR. I’ve never lived anywhere but in Florida, so this is going to be a lot different for me. The climate is going to be different in Portland than it is in Florida. It’s a lot cooler in Oregon, and I’ll finally get to…

Cleaner Air Oregon road show expected to bring crowd to Portland meetings

Gov. Kate Brown released her Cleaner Air Oregon plan in October. Metro residents have two opportunities to weigh in on Gov. Kate Brown’s proposed new regulations for industrial air polluters this week. The Department of Environmental Quality is hosting two public comment sessions in Portland to hear from residents on Cleaner Air Oregon, Brown’s proposed new regulations for industrial companies that emit air toxins. The draft rules came in response…

Portland schools’ top lawyer lacks an Oregon law license

Portland Public Schools’ top lawyer is not licensed in Oregon, and the state bar is investigating whether he illegally practiced law when representing the school district since June.( top lawyer isn’t licensed to practice law in Oregon despite being on staff since June. Jim Harris resigned after just six months on the job, Superintendent Guadalupe Guerrero announced Monday. The Oregon State Bar informed Harris on Nov. 9 that it is…