seen a show in which puppets play a more prominent role than humans.
overheard someone at the ballet bemoan the absence of an orchestra.
worn a beret to the Portland International Film Festiv
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenaeur (D-Ore.) has asked federal officials to look into whether taxpayer money was improperly used to organize an anti-drug tour scheduled to roll out across Oregon just as voters will cast ballots on Measure 91, which would legalize marijuana in the state.Blumenauer on Friday sent a letter to the top officials at the federal Office of National Drug Contro...More
The private sponsor of a government-funded anti-drug summit in Madras has cancelled the event after WW first reported it had been set timed to coincide with the fight over Measure 91, the marijuana legalization measure.BestCare Treatment Services said late Thursday it was withdrawin...
Food Reviews & Stories
Fried green tomatoes at Bernie’s Southern Bistro, 2904 NE Alberta St., 282-9864, berniesbistro.com.
Fried Green Tomatoes, the 1991 movie, is based on
Irondale, Ala.’s Whistle St
Gov. John Kitzhaber's election-season opposition to shipping more coal down the Columbia River seemed to run against a plan to push forward a new coal terminal in Boardman, where Ambre Energy would offload rail cars onto barges headed downriver.The state Division of State Lands on Monday made a long-delayed announcement that it would deny permits allowing construction of the Bo...
UPDATED: Is it that major donors didn't like him? Or that Gottfredson—a criminologist—was undone by the UO basketball rape case?
The sudden departure of yet another University of Oregon president leaves more questions hanging than answered about why the state’s premiere university can’t keep a leader. MichaelGottfredson quit yesterday after only two years on the job, and one year short off the end of his three-year contract to run the UO. The change comes as the new Uni...More
KATU poll shows little has changed so far in Oregon's big races
A new poll commissioned by WW news partner KATU finds the two statewide Democratic incumbents facing re-election this year are holding steady with their sizable leads.U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley had as 19-point edge in the survey of 564 voters over his Repub...
Food Reviews & Stories
1. Grant’s Philly Cheesesteaks
1203 NW 23rd Ave., 477-7133.
Portland’s best cheesesteak comes from
the wilds of Northeast 154th and Sandy to tony Northwest 23rd. You want
the original ($6.