Will 2012 be the year Oregon finally adopts a reasonable marijuana policy?
Oregonians love marijuana. Take a walk along Southeast Clinton Street some summer evening and you’ll get contact confirmation.
most recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health, from
The fastest-growing group of inmates in Oregon: Women. A look inside Coffee Creek.
The archetypal prisoner of the last century wore stripes
and carried a ball and chain. In the early part of the 21st century, he
wore an orange jumpsuit.
The typical 2012 inmate may instea
Grocers think they can finally break the state’s 80-year, nearly $500 million monopoly—but at what cost?
Steve Pharo has something just outside his Milwaukie
office door that Joe Gilliam wants—$70 million worth of vodka, whiskey,
tequila and every other distilled spirit sold in Oregon.
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Getting off, snorting up and wrestling with family demons—excerpts from Storm Large’s new memoir.
Storm Large is calling from the Four Seasons in New York,
where she is having lunch. “I’m looking at Martha Stewart, Tom Brokaw,
Vernon Jordan,” she says. “I’m in a den of 1 percenters.
You didn’t need a funny outfit to make news this year, but it sure helped.
All Images WW Photo IllustrationsDavid Wu’s tiger suit was the tip-off that 2011 was going to be a strange one.
The year opened with a
sitting congressman posing in a child’s orange-and-black
Doughnut kingpin Tres Shannon wants to make the whole city his fun park.
At 2:42 am, Tres Shannon decides we need to see if Occupy Portland has shut down the Port of Portland.
It’s a Tuesday
morning, 30 minutes after Shannon’s weekly set at Dante’s with his
Thanks to Julian Assange, we now know how Oregon’s top company fights corruption, counterfeiting and Croatian smugglers.
Packed aboard buses and flatbed trucks, the workers rolled
through the wide boulevards of the central business district of
Indonesia’s capital toward the tall towers of the Jakarta Stock
Portlanders pay a steep price in the nation’s toughest rental market.
The first place Lindsay Bozanich finally found to rent this year came with fingernail clippings in the bed.
probably belonged to the former resident of her $800 Murphy
How a burger baron, four indie rockers, a bleeding-heart Muslim and a group of trash tour guides are fighting for the 99%.
The air is hot and humid in the Portland Building’s dimly
lit second-floor auditorium. A mix of flannel-clad twentysomethings,
long-haired retirees and fussy neighborhood-watch types have filled