Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1426-1-.html Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 My Name is Barbara - A memoir reveals the personal side—and political failings—of Oregon’s first woman governor. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18158-my_name_is_barbara_a_memoir_reveals_the_personal_side%E2%80%94and_political_failings%E2%80%94of_oreg.html Former Gov. Barbara Roberts’ new memoir, Up the Capitol Steps, is the most frustrating of books. For 200 pages, it’s the revealing, tender and intimate life story of Oregon’s first female gov]]> May 16, 1984: A saloon owner shocks City Hall... - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23418-may_16_1984_a_saloon_owner_shocks_city_hall_.html The morning after a big election, reporters usually hunch over their coffee, sift through the returns and try to make sense of the results. But this sunny Wednesday morning, they instead found t]]> Oct. 27, 1975: A Vietnam vet decides to stop Oregon’s nuclear plants… - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23468-oct_27_1975_a_vietnam_vet_decides_to_stop_oregons_nuclear_plants%E2%80%A6_.html Lloyd Marbet came home to Portland from the Vietnam War in 1970, shaken by the destruction he witnessed while patrolling the Mekong River. He sunk into every library book he could find, seeking ]]>