Don’t Piss It Away

Your vote matters. Let us tell you what to do with it.

Cover Story Amid the noise of an election season, one person’s vote can seem insignificant—like a trickle of skateboarder’s urine in a 38-million-gallon reservoir. If only each voter had an immediat ... More

Apr 30, 2014 12:01 am by WW Editorial Staff

Legal Weed Debate is Live Tonight on KATU

News The state's only televised debate on legalizing recreational marijuana will air tonight on KATU-TV, ... More

Oct 21, 2014 03:43 pm by AARON MESH  | 

Watch the GMO Ads Bought with Record-Breaking Spending on Measure 92

Donations top $17 million with three weeks to go.

News It's official: The struggle over labeling genetically modified food is now the most expensive ballot... More

Oct 20, 2014 01:57 pm by AARON MESH  | 

Sen. Alan Olsen Attacks Challenger Jamie Damon With Ad Listing People Killed by Undocumented Immigrants

News Oregon Sen. Alan Olsen (R-Canby) has attacked his Democratic opponent Jamie Damon for supporting a b... More

Oct 17, 2014 04:14 pm by AARON MESH  | 

Portland's Top Restaurants Donating to Pass Driver's Card Measure 88

Donors include Bollywood Theater, Bunk Bar and Pine State Biscuits.

News With ballots arriving in Oregon mailboxes this week, millions of dollars are pouring into ballot mea... More

Oct 17, 2014 11:46 am by AARON MESH  | 

The Great Race

This spring, voters will choose between two seasoned politicos who want to rehab Multnomah County’s scandal-plagued brand.

Cover Story Multnomah County government is like plumbing: essential but only noticed when there’s a mess. The most recent pipe break occurred last summer, when the tawdry personal life of then-Multnomah C ... More

Mar 26, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS

Rolling Into November

The May 2014 primary results provide clues about the fall election—and this state.

Elections If the May 20 primary election reinforced one lesson, it’s that voters are paying attention. They saw through the specious claims put forth by Portlanders for Water Reform, the group seeking t More

May 28, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS  | 

WW’s Primary Endorsements

Our recommendations for the May 20 election.

Elections Oregon is counting votes in the coming days-on May 20, to be exact-to find out who voters want running their local government, and which candidates they want to see facing off in the general e More

May 14, 2014 12:01 am by WW Editorial Staff  | 

WW’s 2014 Endorsements in Brief

Our picks for the May 20 primary.

Elections We published our endorsements for the May 20 primary last week, so we’re publishing the list again this week to remind everyone of our choices. WW follows a different path than most newspape More

May 7, 2014 12:01 am by WW Editorial Staff  | 

One Question: What Change Would You Make to the County Health Department?

Elections No local government agency delivers more health care than Multnomah County. Aside from running the jails, it’s the biggest thing the county does. According to its latest budget, Multnomah County More

Apr 23, 2014 12:01 am by NIGEL JAQUISS  | 

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