Riders departing a MAX train in downtown Portland, May 6, 2013 (KOIN 6 News)

Who should oversee TriMet?

TriMet officials said they are now trying to be better about transparency. They might begin by following examples of other transit agencies …

Local business owners are saying the Portland branch of the Groupon-esque Sharing Spree LLC owes them thousands of dollars for failing to honor discount deals. The Lake Oswego Review.

Sharing Spree declares bankruptcy

The West Linn owners of the online deals website Sharing Spree have filed for bankruptcy. And they’re doing it in Florida — owing at least …