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Monica Wehby Wins GOP U.S. Senate Nomination


Republican Monica Wehby is headed to a faceoff with U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley in the November election—but hurt by personal revelations in the final days of the primary.
Wehby, a Portland neurosurgeon, handily beat her chief opponent in the GOP primary, state Rep. Jason Conger Tuesday night.Early results show Wehby with 53 percent of the vote to 34 percent for Con...   More
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by WW Staff

Taylor and Nosse Win Hotly Contested Oregon House Primary Races


Democrats Kathleen Taylor and Rob Nosse have emerged with their party's nominations from two of the more crowded and bitterly fought primary races for the Oregon House of Representatives.In House District 41—covering Milwaukie, Oak Grove and Portland’s Eastmoreland and Sellwood neighborhoods—Taylor was leading her closest opponent, Deborah Ba...   More
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by WW Staff

Dept. of Shameless Self-Promotion: WW Wins 13 SPJ Awards

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We're proud to announce WW won 13 first-place awards at the Society of Professional Journalists banquet May 17, including for general excellence. WW scored two first-place awards among alternative newspapers in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Alaska for stories published in 2013. (Results in half of the categories of this contest are not yet in.) Investigativ...   More
Monday, May 19, 2014 by WW Staff

Queer the Way

QDOC wants to make you think. And probably cry.

Movie Reviews & Stories
Eight years in, the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival remains the only one of its kind in the country, with no sign of slowing. The 11 films this year range from political rallying cries    More
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 WW Staff

Show Previews: Riff Raff, YG, and Lil Jon at Roseland Theater

Music Stories
[MUSTARD ON DA BEAT] While everyone was convincing themselves that Schoolboy Q’s Oxymoron was the second coming of good kid m.A.A.d city—spoiler alert: It’s not—YG quietly released the current   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 WW Staff

Best New Band 2014

10 local artists Portland’s music insiders say you must hear.

Cover Story
In the decade we’ve been polling Portland’s most knowledgeable music fans and professionals to compile our annual Best New Band list, we’ve learned one thing: Bands here don’t just break u   More
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 WW Staff

VIDEO: Gov. John Kitzhaber on Why the Collapse of the Columbia River Crossing Wasn't a Complete Failure


Gov. John Kitzhaber put the full weight of his clout behind the proposed $2.8 billion Columbia River Crossing, and has now declared it dead—twice.
In 2013 he got Oregon lawmakers to commit to spending $450 million toward the Interstate 5 bridge and light rail project, only to see the Washington legislature say no. He then failed to convince members of his own party Oregon had t...   More
Thursday, May 8, 2014 by WW Staff

VIDEO: Gov. John Kitzhaber Says Cover Oregon Wasn't a Waste of Money


Gov. John Kitzhaber came by WW's offices last week to talk about his past three-plus years and his prospects for re-election in November.
You can see many of the questions we put to him—and read his answers—in the Hotseat we published in today's paper.Here are two video e...   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 by WW Staff

Hotseat: Gov. John Kitzhaber

The three-term governor is seeking re-election. Will Oregon cover for him?

Hot Seat
The state of Oregon and John Kitzhaber could really use a hard-fought governor’s race.  The third-term governor appears headed for re-election to a historic fourth stretch in office. He’s    More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Staff

Market Guide 2014: World Markets

Market Guide
AFRICAN East African Halal Meat and Deli 7830 NE Glisan St., 432-8600. East African Halal Meat and Deli might have the façade and feel of a gas station, but don’t let that fool you. Inside, th   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Staff

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