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What will it take for Oregon to finally pass legal marijuana?

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“One reason Measure 80 didn’t pass in Oregon is that the big boys back East who put money into campaigns—Peter Lewis and George Soros—the organizations they help fund aren’t particularly   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Staff

An oral history of the first 76 days of legalized marijuana in Vancouver, Wash.

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“It’s not like the way you think. You’d think everyone would be out smoking and celebrating and having big parties in the street. It’s not like that at all.” —John, recreational mariju   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Staff

PIFFing the Night Away

PIFF knocks you down. But you get up again.

Movie Reviews & Stories
If the Portland International Film Festival is a night out drinking, it’s time to rally. Though PIFF’s second week includes some real drags, keep the tab open: You’ll also find a few excepti   More
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Staff

PIFF 2013: Tonight, We Are Young

PIFF will set the world on fire, and burn brighter than the sun.

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Being a kid is tough these days. Whether children are being unfavorably compared to that hilarious little Honey Boo Boo, stripping down to their SpongeBob underwear for a search at elementary sc   More
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Staff

The Portland Index: Going Into Overtime

Portland’s parking fines are comparatively low, but create bigger risks for scofflaws.

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The City of Portland is again punching up parking fines.  Overtime parking on the street will still get a $39 ticket, but starting   More
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 WW Staff

Winter Guide 2013: Powder Up

Six ski sites down, one across.

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Timberline The scene: Timberline (timberlinelodge.com) sits high on glaciated Mount Hood, offering stunning views and year-round skiing on its upper section. Summer is the busiest time here, as n   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 WW Staff

Winter Guide 2013: Winter Toolkit

Cold Comforts from Local Makers

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IMAGE: Morgan Green-Hopkins1. Billy Goat soft-snow skis By ON3P, on3pskis.com. Hand-ground with bamboo core. $799 at Next Adventure, 426 SE Grand Ave., 233-0706, nextdventure.net. 2. Salvatore   More
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 WW Staff

Willamette Week’s 2013 Volunteer Guide

Welcome to WW’s 2013 Volunteer Guide. The idea here goes something like this: You were generous financially with our 2012 Give!Guide. Now, as the new year begins, you may want to invest some   More
Wednesday, January 16, 2013 WW Staff

Voices 2013

In their own words, six people who insist you see Portland and Oregon in a new way.

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They are angry, agitated, wry. They are careful watchers, even obsessive witnesses, to what is odd and distracting and wrong. And they all stand on lonely promontories from which they view our cit   More
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 WW Staff

The Best Thing I Drank 2012

The best liquors, beers and wines WW staff had this year


How does one gauge the best beer one had when one spends the entire year playing a game called "I Want to Drink Every Beer Made?" Does he pick the beer where the taste of hops linger long past the pint emptying? Does he opt for the sour ale that visiting beer geeks contemplate pouring our travel shampoo bottles just to sneak 3.2 ounces back home? In my case, I’ll pick the one I’m kicking mysel...   More
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 by WW Staff

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