Home · Articles · By WW Editorial Staff
 

Murmurs: Wasting time on the public payroll? Blame Canada.


Murmurs
City officials were flushed with pride last November over news that the Portland Loo open-air public restroom they sold to Victoria, B.C., had been voted “Canada’s Best Toilet” in a national p   More
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Speaking for Clark Center


Letters to the Editor
I would like to make a couple of points of clarification regarding Aaron Mesh’s article [“Fiscal Bluff,” WW, Feb. 13, 2013]. The first is that the residents at the Clark Center are not vagra   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: We Could Charge County Officials to Use the Loo.


Murmurs
When voters approved a new taxing district for the Multnomah County Library last fall, they also crunched the City of Portland’s budget. That’s because the new taxing district squeezed out $10 m   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Women Who Face Abuse


Letters to the Editor
Bullshit. I remember back in the ’80s when the number passed around with shock and dismay was 1 in 5, then 1 in 4, now 1 in 3! [“1 in 3,” WW, Feb. 6, 2013.] Hell, one of the charts in this s   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: The Other Side of Portlandia Gets its Due.


Murmurs
Move over, Baltimore: Portland has its own Tommy Carcetti. City Commissioner Nick Fish will make his film debut on HBO next month in American Winter, a documentary on Portland families struggling on t   More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

I, Survivor

Three writers tell of their experiences with violence, and their journeys back.


News Stories
A rapist is in jail, but her fear still runs loose. by Anna Bjornberg In the winter of 1995, I was 16 and a high-school senior in Boise, Idaho. I was miserable in Boise and counting down the days    More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

The Violence Persists

Fewer reports, but still a big problem.


News Stories
Violent crime has dropped in Portland in the past decade, including assaults. But the percentage of assaults that involve domestic violence has decreased only slightly—from 48 percent in 2001, t   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

1 in 1 Billion

Join the rising to stop violence against women.


News Stories
Portland RisingPortland joins 1 billion women (and men) worldwide to march, dance and speak out against violence against women. Meet at Director Park for a flash mob of “Break the Chain.” At 3   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Inbox: Hales’ Mayoral Moves


Letters to the Editor
When friends asked why I was so enthusiastic in my support of Charlie Hales, I said, “It’s time the adults were in charge” [“Return of Chucky,” WW, Jan. 30, 2013]. I thought I was speaki   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: Fluoride Foes Love Their Reflection in the Water.


Murmurs
Flummoxed by the fluoridation fight? Fluoridation opponents are adding to the confusion. The campaign to pass city ballot Measure 26-151 in May, which would authorize fluoridating the drinking wat   More
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 WW Editorial Staff
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close