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Portland Revenue Bureau

A wheel pain for local business.


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Jonathan Magnus, owner of 16-year-old Pdx Pedicab, figures city regulation of his eight pedicabs and the rest of his industry is inevitable. But Magnus would like to have had some say in that regulati ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 15, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

12 Lanes

We like these signs of dissent.


Rogue of the Week
A rally April 5 against a 12-lane Columbia River Crossing featured many articulate speakers among those who showed up at Waterfront Park on a Sunday at noon. They conveyed the myriad Roguish reasons w ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 8, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Rev. E. William Beauchamp

Censorship isn’t a Christian value.


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Writing a news story about suicide is one of many difficult tasks journalists face. Experts say media coverage can provoke “suicide contagion,” if the coverage glamorizes the death or offe ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Shameful Records

Meet the Rogues who want less sunshine in Oregon’s public records.


Rogue of the Week
You might say Oregon lawmakers are addicted to secrecy. The state Legislature passed one of the nation’s most progressive public records laws in 1973. Since then, our elected officials have ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

Oregon Education Association

A lesson from Obama.


Rogue of the Week
When President Obama speaks, people listen—except for this week’s Rogue, the Oregon Education Association. On March 10, Obama laid out his vision for education. He promoted teacher merit ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Port Of Portland

Put a lid on it.


Rogue of the Week
Kara Garland, who works at the Powell’s Books outlet at Portland International Airport, doesn’t think her appearance is extreme. Not by Portland standards, anyway. She used Manic Panic to ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Oregon Brewers

Crying “pour” to the taxman.


Rogue of the Week
Make no mistake—we love our Oregon beers. If there’s one reliable friend to keep our mood up during this crappy recession, it’s a tall glass of Amnesia or Hair of the Dog. But when t ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Waluga Parent-Teacher Organization

Teach your parents well.


Rogue of the Week
Every once in a while kids must teach parents a lesson, and right now class is in session in Lake Oswego. As originally reported last week by the Lake Oswego Review, the Waluga Junior High School Pare ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Wholesale Merchant Processing

Not what small business needs in the recession.


Rogue of the Week
With 27 complaints filed with Oregon’s attorney general since 2002 against Wholesale Merchant Processing, the company that sells and leases credit- and debit-card machines makes for a slam-dunk ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 WW Editorial Staff

Gov. Ted Kulongoski

Who’s he represent?


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This week’s Rogue, Gov. Ted Kulongoski, seems to have forgotten he represents Oregonians—550,000 of whom are PacifiCorp customers—rather than PacifiCorp. At issue is Senate Bill 76, ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 WW Editorial Staff
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