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Election is Coming

For the City Hall throne and other races, we reveal our picks for the 2012 primary.


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Candidate Photography by Kenton Waltz This local election season has had all the intrigue of Game of Thrones, with scheming, betrayals...   More
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Last Man Standing

Kurt Thomas would rather foul out than fade away.


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Kurt Thomas can’t compete with Blaze. The NBA’s oldest player and his team’s mascot are representing the Trail Blazers at Russell Academy’s rundown elementary school gymnasium in Northeast   More
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

The Road to Hales

Charlie Hales is running for mayor based on his record. It’s full of detours, roundabouts and switchbacks.


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Not many people remember the great snout-house debate of 1999.  But Jeff Fish does. His company, Fish Construction NW Inc...   More
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 COREY PEIN

Stop Being Broke

Bills due? Babies need shoes? We can help.


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So, you’re broke. Again.  There’s nothing left in the liquor cabinet but orange bitters and banana schnapps, you’ve smoked down all the butts in the ashtray, and your car is still par   More
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 BEN WATERHOUSE

What the Muck?

The Portland Harbor is a toxic embarrassment. And there’s plenty of blame to go around.


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In any good monster movie, the initial terror comes from knowing there’s something awful out there—even though you don’t get a good look at it.  It lurks in the shadows or just bene   More
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 AARON MESH

Bus Boy

Jefferson Smith built a political machine. Now he’s trying to drive it to City Hall.


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On a recent Saturday morning, a sleepy-eyed retired auto-parts worker named Gavin Griffin opened the door of his Sabin-neighborhood home to find a blond giant on his doorstep.  The strang   More
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 NIGEL JAQUISS

Lies My Newspaper Told Me

Five things you are wrong about.


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Illustrations by Hawk Krall The scummiest election season, like, ever, is in full swing and the level of American civil discourse is at an all-time low (slut-shaming, anyone?). It seems like it   More
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 MARTY SMITH

The Evolution of Eileen Brady

From co-op to corporate boardroom, the making of a mayoral candidate.


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It’s dawn on a Tuesday, and 30 women have gathered in a 15th-floor conference room in the Standard Plaza at a sold-out breakfast of coffee, melon and bagels. They’ve come to hear Portland’s    More
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012 COREY PEIN

Occupy Central

The Portland movement is instigating the next global protest against corporate power.


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Occupy Las Vegas is on the line.  On Feb. 29, its members will join a national day of protest against corporations...
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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 HANNAH HOFFMAN

Bikin’ In The Rain

A practical guide to riding through Portland’s damp seasons.


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The rain will stop. When it does, thousands of smiling noobs will pedal shiny candy-colored cruisers and used mountain bikes with fake suspension forks along our streets. They’ll ride to work a    More
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 WW Staff
 

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