Sponberg Shakes Up Sheriff Race With Portland Presser

Sponberg Shakes Up Sheriff Race With Portland Presser

Today, in his first formal press conference, Portland resident Jessie Sponberg announced a last-minute write-in campaign to be the next Multnomah County Sheriff. The incumbent, Daniel Staton, was previously running unopposed. Sponberg is counting on word of mouth and the Internet to inform voters that there is an alternative to the embattled Sheriff. Wednesday’s press […]

Sheriff’s Race Gets Interesting in Portland

Sheriff’s Race Gets Interesting in Portland

The Multnomah County, Oregon Sheriff Dan Staton, was running uncontested. He had it in the bag, a slam-dunk cakewalk to re-election. Despite a pending investigation into illegal budget overruns, Staton was in the catbird seat. That all changed when local community activist Jessie Sponberg got interested in the seat. Sponberg is known locally for his […]

Portland and Water Politics

Portland and Water Politics

In a reversal of a plan to dump a full reservoir, Portland, Oreg. has decided to preserve the water for another use. It had been discovered that a young man had urinated in the reservoir and the city felt that this tainted the 35-36 million gallons of water and threatened to destroy the water. The […]