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The Cause of Michele Bachmann’s Migraines.

He’s not up for re-election until 2016, but U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) held a big-ticket fundraiser on Aug. 3 in Washington, D.C. The lunchtime event asked $2,500 from “co-hosts” and $5,000    More
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

News That S&P Hasn’t Downgraded—Yet

Tom Chamberlain, a former Portland firefighter and current president of the Oregon AFL-CIO, says he’s strongly considering running for Portland mayor, as first reported by wweek.com. His major op   More
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

All The News We Had Time To Fit In.

It was a bike crash heard around the nation: On Sunday night, July 31, former University of Oregon and NFL quarterback Joey Harrington, 33, was hospitalized with a broken clavicle, broken rib and pun   More
Wednesday, August 3, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Averting an American Financial Crisis Since 1974.

Last week the Seattle Weekly published a hard-hitting article that sought to shed a different light on a 2000 Oregon killing. Liysa Northon maintains she shot her husband, Chris, in the head at a Wal   More
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

100 Percent Baldwin-Free Content.

Jonah Edelman, the chief executive of Stand for Children, a national education reform group based in Portland, has been forced to eat his words after bragging in a June 28 video about outfoxing Illin   More
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Our Google+ Invites Got Lost In The Mail.

Oregon Ethics Commission Executive Director Ron Bersin has recommended the panel dismiss complaints against the Oregon State Treasury’s chief investment officer, Ron Schmitz, and two senior managers   More
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

We’ve Never Hacked A Dead Girl’s Voice Mail

Incumbent Portland City Commissioners rarely lose—only two have since 1970. But Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Southwest Portland), who announced Tuesday that she’ll challenge Position 1 incumbent Amanda Frit   More
Wednesday, July 6, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Now With 50 Percent Less Pee!

As the Legislature finishes the 2011 session, pols are turning their thoughts toward their own job security. Two of the juiciest rumors circulating in the Portland delegation are that Rep. Tina Kot   More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

Less Hostile Than Air Strikes On Libya.

In 2009, no legislators fought harder against proposed Metolius Basin destination resorts than Sen. Ginny Burdick (D-Portland) and Rep. Brian Clem (D-Salem). Now, Banfield Pet Hospital founder Scott C   More
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

In Better Condition Than A Fat Soccer Referee.

Emily Harris, the radio host of Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud morning talk show, says she’s been asked to leave the show and the network by OPB management. David Miller, the show   More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

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