Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1479-1-.html Mon, 20 Oct 14 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Who Wants to Save a Junkie? - Oregon can, with one simple step. So far, it hasn’t. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20345-who_wants_to_save_a_junkie_oregon_can_with_one_simple_step_so_far_it_hasnt.html Dr. Gary Oxman spent his career trying to save people who don’t care whether they live or die. Oxman—who just retired as health officer for Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties—has]]> No Inspections for Zoo Restaurants Since 2006 - Revelation follows outbreak that sickened 135 diners. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20067-no_inspections_for_zoo_restaurants_since_2006_revelation_follows_outbreak_that_sickened_135_diners.html About two weeks ago, the Oregon Zoo acknowledged 135 people got sick after eating food prepared by at least one zoo restaurant. Health officials]]> Voices 2013: Johnny No Bueno - The Portland poet has shaped a redemption narrative from a troubled, restless life. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20091-voices_2013_johnny_no_bueno_the_portland_poet_has_shaped_a_redemption_narrative_from_a_troubled_rest.html Portland poet Johnny No Bueno smokes a cigarette and laughs with a friend outside of Backspace in Old Town, reminiscing about hopping rail cars and the dangerous life he’d once led. “I was s]]> Sick Report - State records reveal norovirus outbreaks are common in long-term care facilities. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20767-sick_report_state_records_reveal_norovirus_outbreaks_are_common_in_long_term_care_facilities.html In January, the staff at Providence ElderPlace Glendoveer, a residential care facility in Northeast Portland, responded with speed when patients at the 84-bed center started showing signs of norov]]> V-Day: A History - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20233-v_day_a_history_.html Susan Cushman works as a sculptor as part of her therapy to help her move past the trauma of being raped. She says her art is part of her effort to make the world a place where women can feel safe]]> A Recipe For Safer Eating - Lawmakers want government-run restaurants to undergo health inspections. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20149-a_recipe_for_safer_eating_lawmakers_want_government_run_restaurants_to_undergo_health_inspections.html Two Portland legislators say they want to close the loophole in state law that allows government-run restaurants to escape health inspections. The proposal comes after 135 people got sick from e]]>