Portland wants to rebuild schools even as the area struggles financially and wonders about how it has fallen behind Seattle's economic position. At least Portland's superintendent of schools is popular, though.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
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Former Gov. John Kitzhaber pulls off his comeback after all, and the state's Congressional delegation bucks the national trend.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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State announces a deal with BNSF Railway to begin improvements this fall, using federal stimulus money.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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A liberal Oregon Congressman makes the case for leaner, activist government.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Dedicated 'cycle tracks' are coming to a few streets in Seattle, but this city would do well to emulate Manhattan, not just Portland and Eugene.READ MORE 25 COMMENTS
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New Commerce figures show the West Coast cities lagging the country. Regions such as Richland and Bremerton, with stronger government or military spending, buck the trend.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Along with budgets cuts, fairer, more sustainable city funding, especially in hard times, is worth exploring.READ MORE 18 COMMENTS
This time it's that other Vancouver, the one to the south, touting successful urban development. And in this case turning around a crime-ridden park.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS