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Our Weekly Witchcraft.

Police are investigating two bike hit-and-runs on Tuesday morning, Sept. 21, in inner-Northeast Portland as being connected. Police said that the car involved in both incidents was a silver Subaru WRX ...   More
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

A Column That’s Never Moved To Camas.

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Carole Smith is keeping mum about her restyled high-school redesign until the Sept. 27 School Board meeting. But one element of the plan, which calls for closing ...   More
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

The Back-to-School Edition.

The University of Oregon Foundation is gearing up to pursue new President Richard Lariviere’s dream of independence for the University of Oregon. The Foundation has hired heavyweight lobbyist Da ...   More
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

News And Not A Nickel More

Two strikes and you’re out? Former City of Portland spokeswoman and unsuccessful City Council candidate Mary Volm faces her second DUII after police say she fell off her Vespa near Washington Pa ...   More
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

More Powerful Than A Naked Football Player In A Three-Point Stance.

The state and federal Departments of Justice are investigating “potential contracting irregularities” at the Oregon Department of Energy. And as first reported Aug. 23 at wweek.com, at lea ...   More
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Ground Zero Each Week For News.

Grant High School’s popular choral director, Katy Wagner-West, has lost her job because of veteran teachers bumping more junior colleagues like her out of a job. Here’s the sequence behind ...   More
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

A Weekly Lemonade Stand Of Tart News.

A bit of dispiriting news for Democrats heading into a tough November election. Statewide voter-registration data from the Oregon Secretary of State’s office shows the Democratic Party losing 43 ...   More
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

More Engaged Than Bristol And Levi.

Cartoonist John Callahan asked for a Catholic funeral and he got one last week, even though much of his humor savaged the church. The irony wasn’t lost on St. Mary’s Cathedral pastor Geor ...   More
Wednesday, August 4, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

As Exclusive As Chelsea’s Wedding Guest List.

Bad news for backers of a proposal to remake the old dog track in east Multnomah County into a casino (see “Monopoly Money,” WW, July 14, 2010). The Oregon Secretary of State’s offic ...   More
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Nothing Can Cap This Weekly Spill.

Mayor Sam Adams was in Calgary, Alberta, July 17-20 for the Pacific Northwest Economic Region’s annual conference devoted to energy issues. Conference sponsors included oil giants such as BP, Sh ...   More
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

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