Jorge Guzman had an idea for a better surfboard. He says his instructor at Portland State University stole it.
In a town filled with dazzling startups, few new businesses in Portland look as fun as Yana Surf.
The company, founded
last year by local entrepreneur Wilson Zehr, sells “heirloom-quality”
A new law expanding the use of an anti-overdose drug is cutting the number of heroin deaths.
Two months ago, a heroin user overdosed on the Southwest
Salmon Street overpass across Interstate 405, about a block from the
headquarters of Outside In.
Someone alerted the
staff at the nonpr
Food Reviews & Stories
A veteran news reporter and a grizzled editor are having a discussion in the Willamette Week newsroom.
Reporter: So we go to this new bakery, Bluebird, at 24th and Thurman, to talk about a story.
For the strategist behind fluoride’s defeat, the fight isn’t over.
Kim Kaminski just got done burying the Portland power machine in the May 21 election, so excuse her if she’s a bit direct.
Kaminski led Clean
Water Portland, the campaign against fluoridating Po
A brash Republican survivor talks about how her party needs to change.
Julie Parrish knows she’s a political misfit.
As she puts it, she’s
an immigrant’s kid, a first-generation American from a Lebanese father.
She’s an under-40 suburban mom with kids in pu
Portland's most intense soccer fans are seeing their impact go international. The New York Timesreports that Timbers Army members have gotten behind an effort to save a once-storied Spanish team, Real Oviedo, that has fallen ...
U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore) didn't waste any time trying to squeeze more money of lobbyists and special interest grous following his easy re-election win Nov. 6. According to the Huffington Post, Schrader, who represents Oregon's 5th District, held...
Movie Reviews & Stories
Oregon was born 50 years ago this week. Not the museum
diorama of covered wagons and white missionaries, but the Oregon of
modernity, a place that became a global model for protecting the
Portland voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to impose an
annual $35-per-adult tax on city residents (with exemptions for those
living in poverty) to help fund more arts teachers in Portland Publi