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Goodbye, Guv

Ted Kulongoski’s take on what’s wrong with unions, higher ed and Oregon business. He also discusses his need to buy a toilet brush.

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Nearly 40 years after he entered public office, the man with the most diverse résumé in recent Oregon political history is done. And with his public career complete, the often-reticent ...   More
Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Nigel Jaquiss, Mark Zusman

Drawn Out

2010 in comics.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010 ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN ISAACSON

The True Meaning of Christmas

Holiday tales about a monk, drunks and a megastore flunky.

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OK, so maybe it’s not such a wonderful life. You’re broke and don’t feel like holiday shopping, even for a refrigerator magnet. You hate the whole season as one more contrived reason ...   More
Wednesday, December 22, 2010 WW Staff


Randy Leonard isn’t the only problem facing Portland’s food carts.

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Gregg Abbott is perched over his Samsung Android at a wooden picnic table outside his Whiffies Fried Pies truck, parked in a vacant Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard lot called Cartopia. It’s a Mond ...   More
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 AARON MESH

Duck Tales

Take a trip inside an Oregon football fan’s troubled mind.

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Photos By Rachelle HacmacHere’s a guess: You’ve got a passion, an obsession that gets your heart pounding and lets you endure the humdrum of work, home, sleep, work, home, sleep. Maybe it& ...   More
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 HENRY STERN

Sext Crimes

Oregon has a name for teens who take dirty photos with their cell phones: Child Pornographer.

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NEW PORNOGRAPHER?: Antjuanece Brown in custody. IMAGE: vivianjohnson.comJolene Jenkins was 16 when she first met Antjuanece Brown. The two ate pizza, watched a movie and messed around looking at YouTu ...   More
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

Green Giant

How much is sustainability worth? Try $65 million in public money.

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IMAGE: Courtesy of GBD Architects and SERA ArchitectsIn a state that grows sturgeon 10 feet long and Douglas firs taller than 300 feet, large, natural wonders are nothing new. But if a starry-eyed and ...   More
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

The Longest Odds

Hundreds of millions in casino dollars haven’t lifted Oregon’s Native Americans out of poverty.

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JACKPOT NATION: More than 1,900 slot machines await gamblers at Spirit Mountain Casino. IMAGE: Darryl JamesEarlier this month, two white guys from Lake Oswego asked Oregon voters to let them run a cas ...   More
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

Acid Christ

An exclusive excerpt from the unauthorized biography of Ken Kesey.

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Photos by Clyde KellerKen Kesey could have been America’s greatest writer. He had the talent. Certainly he was the finest novelist Oregon ever produced. By age 26, he had penned two canonical no ...   More
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 AARON MESH

Mock Star

Carrie Brownstein is making fun of you.

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In her 10 years as a Portlander, Carrie Brownstein has been many things: a guitarist, an actress, a blogger, an advertising writer, a dog trainer and, most recently, the creator of a TV series...   More
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 AARON MESH

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