COLD: Fourteen inches of snow fell on Portland over the weekend. Yeah, that's right: 14 inches.

COLD AND HUNGRY: 507,039 Oregonians received food stamps in November—a record high for the state.

COLD, HUNGRY AND BROKE: Oregon Health & Science University cut top executive pay by 20 percent to help fill a $35 million hole in the school's budget.

COLD AND ARRESTED: Remember Debra Markham, the Yamhill County deputy DA who last year prosecuted two seventh-grade boys for felony sex abuse for swatting the rears of female classmates? The Oregonian reported Markham was arrested last month for allegedly hitting her husband, Curtis Cox, in the face.

HOT, HOT, HOT: As the snow swirled outside the Rose Garden, Brandon Roy scored a career-high 52 points Dec. 18 against Phoenix.