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27 Reasons to Love Portland Right Now

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NO.1Because Portland is to America what America is to the world… They aren’t just coming to America anymore. They’re coming to Portland. For the second year in a row, Oregon was the state   More
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 15

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.

Future governor Kate Brown is a “scrappy outsider” who stables her Lipizzan in the rolling hills of Ridgefield, Wash. If you want to send your kids to a school where they’re unlikely to get m   More
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 WW Staff

Vote In Great Britain Could Allow For Controversial DNA Techniques Developed at Oregon Health & Science University


Lawmakers in Britain are on their way to approving a controversial technique that creates an embryo with the DNA of two women—a scientific breakthrough pioneered in Oregon but still lacking approval for human trials. WW wrote last fall about the debate and the Oregon Health & S...   More
Thursday, February 5, 2015 by WW Staff

Oh, The Choices You’ll Make

You’re on your own, you know what we know, and you are the one to decide where to go for PIFF 2015.

Movie Reviews & Stories
What do you do when you open an ill-gotten briefcase to find 50 million kronor (just under $6.1 million in real money) inside? Or when a group of Turkish soldiers hold your fellow villagers as r   More
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 14

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.

The hard-working legislators who previously passed laws mandating standardized tests now want to pass a new law allowing anyone to opt out for any reason. The superiority of top leaf now has legal    More
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 WW Staff

Willamette Weekend: 21 Things to Do and See in Portland, Jan. 30-Feb. 1


Friday, Jan. 30Plazm Farmhouse Launch[LITERARY BEER] Fort George and the Commons breweries teamed up with the master brewers at Plazm magazine to make a farmhouse ale called Plazm, released on this very day at Belmont Station. The collaborators will be on hand, alongside a mess of other promised rarities and special offerings from Fort George and the Commons.&...   More
Friday, January 30, 2015 by WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 13

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.

After driving the postwar economy into the ground and mortgaging their kids’ future, baby boomers are growing old in Oregon prisons in droves, which is expensive. The life of a child in Gresham is    More
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 WW Staff

The Sunday Paper: January 25, 2015

The week's most interesting news stories from Portland and beyond.


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Below, you'll find what we think are the week's most interesting and important news stories, from Portland and beyond.aljazeera.comAl Jazeera spends Saturday night with the Native Disciples gang, which is based on a rural reservatio...   More
Sunday, January 25, 2015 by WW Staff

Hotseat: Noah Ernst

The spokesman for a new coalition of Portland cab companies worries about Uber and what dumbed-down taxi rules will mean for Portland.

News Stories
Noah Ernst is hacked off. He’s been in the taxi business four years—first as a driver and now as a superintendent with employee-owned Radio Cab. He’s also the spokesman for a new lobbyin   More
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 WW Staff

Willamette Week’s 2015 Volunteer Guide

Welcome to WW’s 2015 Volunteer Guide. The idea here goes something like this: You were generous financially with our 2014 Give!Guide. Now, as the new year begins, you may want to invest some   More
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 WW Staff

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