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Restaurant Guide 2012: Listings by Cuisine

Restaurant Guide
American (traditional) The Country Cat 7937 SE Stark St., 408-1414, thecountrycat.net. [ALL-DAY MEAT COMA] The Country Cat bills itself as a “dinner house,” but that’s just co-owner and head chef Adam Sappington being modest.    More
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Student Journalists at Catlin Gabel Call Smith Winner of Mayoral Debate


Most of the Portland media didn't pay special attention to the Oct. 19 mayoral debate at Catlin Gabel School between Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-East Portland) and former City Commissioner Charlie Hales. But the student journalists at the school newspaper, CatlinSpeak, the debate's host, have done an impressive job in their coverage of the debate, now available ...   More
Monday, October 22, 2012 by WW Editorial Staff


Letters to the Editor
VOTE YES ON THE ARTS TAX Portland’s embarrassing lack of arts and music education in our public schools puts our kids’ future at risk. Along with an amazing coalition of educators, parents, l   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Murmurs: County Cat Kill Count Reconsidered

You’re either on the bus or on the other bus.

Last week, Murmurs quoted Ron Murray, a founder of Oregon Dog PAC—a political action committee aimed at starting a no-kill shelter—as saying the Multnomah County animal shelter euthanizes 64 per   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

Risky Business

There’s a time for playing it safe... and our 2012 Endorsement Issue says this is one of them.

Cover Story
Portland, you have a gambling problem. We’re telling you this as a friend. For too many years, the voters of this city have rolled the dice on engaging but tro   More
Wednesday, October 17, 2012 WW Editorial Staff

WW Endorsement Video: Are You Willing to Anger Your Biggest Supporters?


Running for office means asking for support from a lot of influence groups and powerful players. But what happens when it's your time to govern?

We asked the candidates for mayor, Rep. Jefferson Smith and Charlie Hales, this question: What's the one big decision they will make in their first year in office that will disappoint their biggest political supporters?

Listen ...   More
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by WW Editorial Staff

WW Endorsement Video: In the Mayor's Race, Talk About Extending the Portland Streetcar


Former City Commissioner Charlie Hales was the most prominent advocate of the Portland streetcar and claims it as one of his biggest success stories.

The eastside streetcar "loop" has recently opened, with sparse ridership and a lack of money to operate it as planned.

What does Hales think about extending more streetcar lines through the city, now that he's running for...   More
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 by WW Editorial Staff

WW Endorsement Interview: After He Quit the City Council Midterm, Should Voters Give Charlie Hales the Mayor's Job?


In 2002, then-City Commissioner Charlie Hales quit his job on the City Council midterm to go to work for streetcar marketer HDR Inc. He came under a lot of criticism then for the move. Now that he's running for mayor, his critics have wondered whether Hales has the staying power for the job, given that he quit one elected position before.In our endorsement interview, we asked Hales why he m...   More
Monday, October 15, 2012 by WW Editorial Staff

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