Portland lost a journalism titan on Friday.
Kathie Durbin, 68, a longtime Portland-area journalist and author, died March 15 of cancer.
I sat next to Kathie at The Columbian in Vancouver for two years. She’d already worked at WW in the late ‘70s, for the Eugene Register-Guard, and for The Oregonian for 16 years.
When I met her, I'd been in the journalism game for just th...