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Beth Slovic Returns to WW

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We’re thrilled to announce that Beth Slovic, a former long-time staff writer for WW, is returning to the paper. Beth worked at WW from 2006 to 2011, when she left to join The Oregonian. While at WW, Beth covered education and City Hall, among other beats. Her stories included ...   More
Monday, September 15, 2014 by WW Staff

Portland Fall Comedy Picks

Fall Arts
Tim and Eric & Dr. Steve Brule As deranged as it may seem to the layman, the surrealistic nightmare world inhabited by Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim is ultimately a friendly place. How else   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 WW Staff

After the Show

Fall Arts
Theater Cassidy’s This downtown institution, with its mirrored bar, wood paneling and smoked windows, is a prime post-show sanctuary for Artists Rep, Portland Center Stage and Third Rail. Ev   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 WW Staff

You’re not a proper patron of Portland’s arts scene until you’ve...

Fall Arts
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   More
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 WW Staff

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer Calls For Investigation of Anti-Drug Tour

Earl Blumenauer

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
Friday, September 5, 2014 by WW Staff

Sponsor Cancels Government-Funded Anti-Drug Summit


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...   More
Thursday, August 21, 2014 by WW Staff

The 50 Plates: 50 Distinctive Foods from 50 States in Portland Restaurants

A culinary road trip.

Food Reviews & Stories
1. Alabama 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   More
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 WW Staff

Ripe: Marion is the Berry We’ve Been Waiting For

Now is the time to make the marionberry Oregon’s official state food.

Cover Story
Marionberries are Oregon's favorite food. We can’t say we’re surprised—everyone loves the locally bred blackberry cultivar. So when we asked readers to vote for what should become our    More
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 WW Staff

State Says "No" to Building a Boardman Coal Terminal


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...   More
Monday, August 18, 2014 by WW Staff

TechfestNW 2014: Welcome to TechfestNW

August 15-16, 2014

TFNW 2014
Innovation doesn’t happen alone anymore. Maybe it never did.  The tech boom in Portland didn’t spring up because a solitary coder locked herself in the garage. Rather, it’s been an ex   More
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 WW Staff
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