Nearly 400 Portland Community College part-time faculty members received pay cuts due to a changing pay scale aimed at increasing pay equity. Some say they were unaware of the reductions until they saw their paychecks. The union and the college say they’re working toward a solution.
Oregon’s devastating wildfire season forced thousands of firefighters to work and camp together during a deadly global pandemic. It seemed like a recipe for an outbreak, but officials only report seven cases of COVID-19 among the crews.
With less than two weeks to go until election night, Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty is pushing to place stringent restrictions on the 56 Portland Police officers who remain federally deputized.