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Yes, dear readers, there is an Easter Bunny. We’re exhausted from trying week after week to convince you climate change is real, city taxi regulations are written in blood and public docks o   More
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Staff

The Best Thing I Ate

Our food writers dish on their favorite tastes of 2014.

Food Reviews & Stories
A friend is leaving Kachka as we’re getting seated. “You’ve got to order these,” she says, and snakes her arm over my shoulder to point to the Siberian pelmeni on the menu. Kachka’s    More
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 8

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.

Uber is faster, cheaper and more reliable than Portland’s taxi-cab cartel, according to a reader. Long-shot U.S. Senate candidate Mark Callahan is still mad about that endorsement interview. The l   More
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 7

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.

A loyal Dr. Know reader has finally discovered the Hobo Pirates. Central Catholic has one hell of a football program. Vegan cheese is a huge driver of engagement on social media. This paper’s f   More
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 6

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.

The mayor, Charlie, is shook right now. Two-thirds of women in prison are mothers. Seawater pH has decreased by about 0.02 per decade in the Iceland and Barents seas since the late 1960s. The main   More
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 WW Staff

Grant High School Magazine Pans Proposed Temporary Relocation to Marshall

Student journos say PPS decision penalizes low-income and minority students


The Grant High School magazine has taken an in-depth look at Portland Public Schools' decision to relocate the students and staff from Northeast Portland to the mothballed Marshall High School campus in outer Southeast during a massive renovation in 2017.The investigation by the student journalists found PPS' han...   More
Monday, December 8, 2014 by WW Staff

Radio Chain Alpha Media Says It Will Launch News Drones Over Oregon


Alpha Media, which owns KXL-FM and other local stations, says it will start using drones to shooting video for traffic reports.
The company, which owns about 70 radio stations nationwide, says it's reached an agreement with a manufacturer to provide the craft, according to a Reuters    More
Friday, December 5, 2014 by WW Staff

Terry Bean Arraigned in Lane County, Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Sodomy and Sex Abuse

Indictment is released, offering details about the charges.

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Portland real estate developer Terry Bean faced his first day in court today after he was charged with sex abuse involving a 15-year-old boy in September 2013.Bean, 66, was arraigned in Lane County Circuit Court on two charges of third-degree sodomy, a felony, and sexual abuse in the third degree, a misdemeanor. Bean has denied the charges. In court today, Bean pleaded not guilty ...   More
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 by WW Staff

Findings Vol. 41, Issue 5

What we learned from reading this week’s paper.

One Portland B&B claims to have previously been a floating whorehouse. Harney County, Ore., used to have an annual coyote-killing contest until the damned environmentalists complained. If you’   More
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 WW Staff

The Oregonian Highlights Role of an Irving Levin Firm in a For-Profit College Controversy

Portland financier made former Gov. Neil Goldschmidt wealthy


The Oregonian recently published a hair-raising story about the misuse of federal college aid money by Corinthian Colleges, Inc. a private for profit education company. In September, federal regulators sued Corinthian (which owns Everest and Apollo colleges), accusing the company...   More
Sunday, November 30, 2014 by WW Staff
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