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27 Reasons to Love Portland Right Now


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NO.1Because Portland is to America what America is to the world… They aren’t just coming to America anymore. They’re coming to Portland. For the second year in a row, Oregon was the state   More
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 WW Staff

Climate, Changed

Gov. John Kitzhaber should be at the pinnacle of his power. His role in an unfolding scandal has brought him low.


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Last week, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber finally broke his silence. For four months, Kitzhaber had refused to answer questions about allegations of influence-peddling involving first lady Cylvia    More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 NIGEL JAQUISS

The Potlander

Our annual weed issue.


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Welcome to the new normal. It took a while. Oregon’s journey to legal weed, which culminates in a big, smoky rally on the waterfront this July, started way back in 1973, when we decriminal   More
 
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Purged

A Portland radical gets banished by the group he once led.


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Byrd Jasper sat at the center of concentric circles of folding chairs in the Musicians Local 99 Union Hall. More than 50 people—most of them part of the Portland activist community—gathered    More
 
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 AARON MESH

The Equalizer

Portland schools chief Carole Smith wants to reinvent the neighborhood school. Can she do it?


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Carole Smith is the most powerful woman in Oregon education. As superintendent of Portland Public Schools, she makes tough decisions every day regarding the district’s $535 million annual budg   More
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 BETH SLOVIC

The Health Goth Issue

What’s hot in fitness: Nootropic drugs, battle ropes, macronutrients and better pooping technique.


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Of course Health Goth happened here. The moment’s hottest fashion trend—think sweaty, muscle-bound cyberpunks, black mesh and blacker spandex—originated in Portland. It may have started    More
 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 WW Staff

Closing Time

2014 was Barmageddon in Portland. You don’t have to stay home, but you can’t go here.


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A world was ending. Some wept openly, one woman danced the worm so hard she thinks she might have shattered her knee, and the next night at least two people had sex in the basement. We’ve all    More
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Invasion of the Transplants

New Portlanders talk about what they love and hate about the city.


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“When you erect the fence to keep Californians out, can I have a special dispensation pass?" Comedian Greg Proops looked so painfully Californian as he asked a Portland audience that question   More
 
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 AMY MILLER

Project Censored

Ocean acidification, torture by U.S. allies and the other top stories ignored by the mainstream media.


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Our oceans are acidifying—even if the nightly news hasn’t told you yet. As humanity continues to fill the atmosphere with harmful gases, the planet is becoming less hospitable to life as t   More
 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 JOE FITZGERALD RODRIGUEZ

The Animal Lawyer

In Oregon, animals are people, too. Meet the prosecutor who protects them.


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For decades, William Holdner raised cattle west of Portland in Columbia County—as many as 2,000 at a time. But in 2012, he let his cows starve. In a four-month period, records show, Holdne   More
 
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS
 

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