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…