By NIGEL JAQUISS •—October 28, 2014 at 11:05 am PDT
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By NIGEL JAQUISS •—February 20, 2014 at 4:29 pm PST
VIDEO: Gov. John Kitzhaber on Why the Collapse of the Columbia River Crossing Wasn't a Complete Failure
By WW Staff •—May 08, 2014 at 9:55 am PDT
Lawmakers consider funding mechanism that would allow TriMet to build outside its service area.
By Nigel Jaquiss •—February 23, 2016 at 10:30 pm PST
State Rep. Tobias Read (D-
By Nigel Jaquiss •—September 27, 2016 at 10:30 pm PDT
“You can't paint one as a wide-
By Beth Slovic •—March 01, 2016 at 11:00 pm PST
Clark County Council Passes New Year's Resolutions: No Bridge Tolls, No Light Rail, More Room for Cars
By Nigel Jaquiss •—December 31, 2015 at 5:09 am PST
While a bill to revive the Columbia River Crossing clings to life in the Legislature,
Brendan Monaghan's brief career as an editorial columnist for The Oregonian is over
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—March 04, 2014 at 4:01 pm PST
Lawmakers fell short on some high-
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—March 11, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
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By WW Staff •—March 08, 2016 at 9:31 pm PST
For years, two of the state's leading environmental groups have seemed lost in a
green cloud over the Columbia River Crossing. The $2.8 billion bridge, light-
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—January 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm PST
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—November 14, 2014 at 8:35 am PST
ODOT says it will shut project down by May 31
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—March 07, 2014 at 3:32 pm PST
By AARON MESH •—September 19, 2014 at 11:47 am PDT
Once again, another layer is peeled from the onion, and another layer of John Kitzhaber's total failure as governor is brought into daylight ["Kitzhaber's Secret Weapon," WW, Feb. 25, 2015,Letters to the Editor
By WW Editorial Staff •—March 03, 2015 at 4:01 pm PST
ODOT director admits carbon reduction numbers were wrong.
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—June 25, 2015 at 12:50 pm PDT
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—January 02, 2014 at 1:55 pm PST
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—April 10, 2014 at 9:10 am PDT
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—February 10, 2014 at 11:01 am PST
Gov. John Kitzhaber Pushes Past $1 Million Mark, Extends Fundraising Advantage Over Republican Dennis Richardson
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—June 19, 2014 at 6:33 am PDT
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By NIGEL JAQUISS •—January 14, 2014 at 6:20 pm PST
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—January 09, 2014 at 3:01 pm PST
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—February 13, 2014 at 5:00 pm PST
Richardson slams Kitzhaber on role of adviser Patricia McCaig.
By WW Staff •—September 26, 2014 at 12:55 pm PDT
Why is it that the new Duniway/Cascadia/Tillicum/Wy'east bridge has a lower deck and less vertical clearance for ships than the two immediately adjacent bridges, the Ross Island and the Marqua,Dr. Know
By Marty Smith •—March 25, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
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By NIGEL JAQUISS •—January 28, 2014 at 3:54 pm PST
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—January 07, 2014 at 6:45 pm PST
A senior citizen goes to bed with a young adult who could be his grandchild, claims to have fallen in love with him, stashes him in his home, pays him an "allowance" and then gets screwed when,Letters to the Editor
By WW Editorial Staff •—June 10, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
By WW Staff—May 19, 2014 at 8:29 am PDT
By AARON MESH •—February 19, 2014 at 1:02 pm PST
Former Metro Council President David Bragdon is back in town today, speaking at Portland
City Club's Friday Forum at the Sentinel Hotel at 12:15. Bragdon, who led Metro from
2003 to 2010 before taking a job in then-
By Nigel Jaquiss •—October 23, 2015 at 3:53 am PDT
Jules Bailey has so far squandered the chance to run hard to Ted Wheeler's left and harness the anger of an electorate mobilized by housing prices and homelessness.
By Beth Slovic •—April 27, 2016 at 12:00 am PDT
Not many Portland blogs are required reading. But if you live in Portland and ride
a bike -
By Martin Cizmar •—September 29, 2015 at 7:14 am PDT
"The bridge issue is dead in our state," a key Oregon lawmaker says. The House speaker disagrees.
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—January 24, 2014 at 9:50 am PST
By WW Staff •—May 06, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
City Commissioner Steve Novick has spent the past two months saying Portland can't find the money for basic transportation services such as streets and sidewalks. But Novick's city,News Stories
By AARON MESH •—February 11, 2014 at 4:01 pm PST
We didn't think we'd see State Treasurer Ted Wheeler out on the campaign trail for
another two years. He won election in the last cycle to a full four-
By WW Staff •—May 20, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
First Lady Cylvia Hayes: Email Shows Kitzhaber's Attorney Was Uncomfortable With
Proposed contract created "legal and ethical issues"
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—December 11, 2014 at 9:52 am PST
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—November 07, 2014 at 8:45 am PST
Gov. John Kitzhaber has reported all kinds of ways he's spent money this year in
pursuit of re-
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—September 23, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
Cylvia Hayes may be the most influential first lady in Oregon history. Since Gov. John Kitzhaber took office in January 2011, Hayes, 47, has played a central role in his administration. She ke,Cover Story
By Nigel Jaquiss •—October 07, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
The federal investigation into allegations of influence peddling by former Gov. John Kitzhaber and first lady Cylvia Hayes is heating up. Sources tell WW that a grand jury in Portland has be,Politics
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—April 07, 2015 at 5:01 pm PDT
Four years ago, John Kitzhaber needed something ”anything” to convince voters he had a plan to create jobs in Oregon, then emerging from a recession that had left as many as one in 10 people,News Stories
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—September 09, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
Byrd Jasper sat at the center of concentric circles of folding chairs in the Musicians Local 99 Union Hall. More than 50 people •€”most of them part of the Portland activist community •€”gathered,Cover Story
By AARON MESH •—January 21, 2015 at 10:38 am PST
WW's endorsements for state office.
By WW Staff •—May 03, 2016 at 11:30 pm PDT
A year ago, it looked as if then-
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—February 24, 2015 at 4:01 pm PST
For Gov. John Kitzhaber right now, coal is king. The debate over coal is heating
up just as Kitzhaber needs an issue to energize his so-
By NIGEL JAQUISS •—June 03, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
Voter's Guide 2014: Kind of BlueWhat's a free-
By WW Staff •—October 21, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
Portlanders love the outdoors. If you need proof, just go onto ReserveAmerica.com right now and try to book a camping spot for July. Chances are you'll be directed someplace like Lake Owyhee Sta,Featured Stories
By Martin Cizmar •—May 26, 2015 at 5:01 pm PDT
If you're headed out in the next few months, be a •€œtrail angel, •€ and carry
fresh fruit or surprise goodies for any thru-
By Adrienne So •—June 21, 2016 at 5:26 am PDT
Amid the noise of an election season, one person's vote can seem insignificant ”like
a trickle of skateboarder's urine in a 38-
By WW Editorial Staff •—April 29, 2014 at 5:01 pm PDT
One Less Reason to Restart the Columbia River Crossing: States Won’t Need to Return $140 Million to Feds
Economist Joe Cortright: “It’s dishonest of the state departments of transportation to tell people there’s a $140 million penalty for not moving forward with this project.”
By Rachel Monahan•—November 18, 2019 at 10:58 am PST
Legislative leaders say they won’t re-
By Nigel Jaquiss •—December 10, 2017 at 12:19 pm PST
The Oregon Department of Transportation’s Next Director Is the Agency’s Highway Division Administrator
Kris Strickler currently oversees the highway division and oversaw the unsuccessful Columbia River Crossing effort.
By Rachel Monahan •—September 10, 2019 at 6:28 pm PDT
By Sophie Peel •—May 01, 2021 at 8:40 pm PDT
In an interview with WW, Blumenauer was clear: light rail, or no bridge at all.
By Sophie Peel •—April 10, 2021 at 6:10 pm PDT
“I'm saddened to see that almost a decade later the governors of Oregon and Washington
have unleashed the same agencies again to use the same techniques and simply continue
this stupefying track record of incompetence and dishonesty,” David Bragdon wrote
in an op-
By Sophie Peel •—May 16, 2021 at 5:17 pm PDT
The two governors will mark a formal start to a new I-
By Rachel Monahan •—November 17, 2019 at 11:59 am PST
In other news: Elijah Warren's story spurs reform.
By WW Staff •—April 28, 2021 at 5:28 am PDT
The Congressman in Charge of Transportation Fears Oregon Is Squandering Its Chance to Replace the Columbia River Bridge
Says Peter DeFazio: •€œThe problem is, we don't have a plan. •€
By Sophie Peel •—May 12, 2021 at 5:30 am PDT
ODOT rolls out three finalists to replace Matt Garrett atop the state's highway department.
By Nigel Jaquiss •—August 26, 2019 at 6:36 pm PDT
Will Portlanders keep telecommuting? Will the business district downtown bounce back?
By Rachel Monahan •—July 29, 2020 at 6:49 am PDT
This year, Metro Council elections feature an exciting, momentous race that could shape transportation policy in the region for decades.
By WW Staff •—October 14, 2020 at 5:31 am PDT
Garrett, a former aide to the late U.S. Sen. Mark Hatfield has served under three
governors in his 14-
By Nigel Jaquiss •—January 18, 2019 at 1:22 pm PST
Voters might not want to ride the MAX to Bridgeport Village, but they understand the value of jobs.
By Nigel Jaquiss •—September 30, 2020 at 5:31 am PDT
City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Is Latest Official to Question Oregon Department of Transportation Over Highway Project
In a letter, Eudaly, who is the city's transportation commissioner, tells the Oregon Transportation Commission, which sets transportation policy, that she does not believe ODOT will implement tolling before the project is completed, as required by City Council.
By Rachel Monahan •—April 03, 2019 at 4:45 pm PDT
In other news: School district did not inform parents of privacy breach.
By WW Staff •—September 19, 2018 at 5:29 am PDT
The rubber meets the road at Portland International Airport, where powerful government officials want a highway overpass.
By Rachel Monahan •—November 06, 2019 at 5:32 am PST
Unlikely Allies Are Joining Forces to Agitate for an Unprecedented Highway Tolling Plan Across Portland
Environmentalist and business interests coming together would be a powerful political force that could overcome opposition.
By Rachel Monahan •—July 18, 2018 at 5:33 am PDT
Washington lawmakers don't want tolling in Oregon.
By Nigel Jaquiss •—September 12, 2017 at 12:04 pm PDT
In other news: Portland rolls forward with testing autonomous vehicles.
By Aaron Mesh •—February 07, 2018 at 5:27 am PST
Commission wants more oversight of troubled agency at center of Brown's agenda.
By Nigel Jaquiss •—January 18, 2017 at 10:43 am PST
In other news: Give!Guide raises more than $4 million.
By WW Staff •—January 04, 2017 at 5:17 am PST
As the decade closes, no American city plays such an outsized role in the national imagination.
By WW Staff •—December 24, 2019 at 11:00 pm PST
Hikes of the Week: Whether You're a History Geek or Just Need to Disappear Into the Woods for a Few Hours, There's Something for Every Hiker Over the Bridge in Vancouver
For most on this side of the Columbia, our neighbor to the north is little more than
another Portland bedroom community. But the Couve's reputation as a sleepy suburb
is a boon for outdoor recreationalists in particular. There's plenty to explore in
and around the city if you're looking for an escape into nature without traveling
too far from home •€”and much of it is far less crowded than Portland's perma-
By Michelle Harris •—March 04, 2021 at 10:03 pm PST
Sidelined by a #MeToo complaint, the former mayor has come home to try to clear his name.
By Nigel Jaquiss •—October 02, 2019 at 5:37 am PDT
The best bet for Oregon's only horse track? Changing state law.
By Nigel Jaquiss •—April 19, 2017 at 5:46 am PDT
Just a few weeks ago, we watched in horror after learning our beloved Columbia River Gorge had fallen victim to a massive wildfire, which was still burning at press time.
By WW Contributor •—September 19, 2017 at 5:16 pm PDT
List of Willamette Week CRC Articles 2014 -
This list of article was compiled from a search for “Columbia River Crossing” on the Willamette Week Web site. It contains all hits including brief mentions and letters to the editor.
It is in yearly sections, but in random order within each year.