Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1508-1-.html Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 “I’m Not Free From This Guy” - A pastor protesting abortions at Lovejoy Surgicenter has had trouble with his own flock. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21017-%E2%80%9Cim_not_free_from_this_guy%E2%80%9D_a_pastor_protesting_abortions_at_lovejoy_surgicenter_has.html Last Sunday, pastor Chuck O’Neal read the parable of the sower from the Gospel of Mark to his congregation at Beaverton Grace Bible Church. It’s the story of a man who scatters seeds in all ki]]> City of Bridges - The Willamette divides us. Look closer at the spans that connect us. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21230-city_of_bridges_the_willamette_divides_us_look_closer_at_the_spans_that_connect_us.html Written by Sara Sneath Photographs by Evan JohnsonChildren sprawl on the Morrison Bridge like a spilled box of crayons. It’s 10 am on a Friday, and the Morrison opens, its great panels of roadw]]> KBOO Coup - Power struggles at Portland’s community radio station overshadow its troubles. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20884-kboo_coup_power_struggles_at_portlands_community_radio_station_overshadow_its_troubles.html On any given morning, those who still tune in to KBOO 90.7 FM might hear stories from the perspectives of prison inmates, homeless people and bicycle advocates. But one of the topics the commu]]> Video Games on Lovejoy - Oregon’s Labor Commissioner sets his sights on investigating abortion protesters. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20968-video_games_on_lovejoy_oregons_labor_commissioner_sets_his_sights_on_investigating_abortion_proteste.html Pastor Chuck O’Neal paces in front of Lovejoy Surgicenter, the Northwest Portland abortion clinic, wearing shorts, a black backpack and a wireless microphone. Members of O’Neal’s Beaverton G]]> The Arts Ax - As You Pay your $35, some Portland schools will see fewer arts teachers than last year. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20678-the_arts_ax_as_you_pay_your_%2435_some_portland_schools_will_see_fewer_arts_teachers_than_last_year.html Portland voters gave their blessing to a $35-a-person tax last fall on the promise the money would be used to restore arts and music to the city’s public schools. So imagine the surprise of ]]> Restaurant Guide 2013: Bar Avignon - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21276-restaurant_guide_2013_bar_avignon_.html Portland Bridge Quiz - How much do you know about our local spans? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21231-portland_bridge_quiz_how_much_do_you_know_about_our_local_spans.html So you love Portland bridges—but just how much do you really know about our spans? See how well you can answer these questions, provided by the bridge power couple Sharon Wood Wortman and E]]> Stuck in the Ruts - Hales’ pledge to pave streets has no plan—and no money. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20801-stuck_in_the_ruts_hales_pledge_to_pave_streets_has_no_plan%E2%80%94and_no_money.html Laura Young says it’s about time someone at City Hall gets serious about paving Portland’s dirt roads. She lives in the Cully neighborhood, where 10 percent of city streets look like mud wallo]]> Salem Spamalot - A political group races against a deadline to get your email address before it’s too late. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21043-salem_spamalot_a_political_group_races_against_a_deadline_to_get_your_email_address_before_its_too_l.html You may not have heard of the Oregon Capitol Watch Foundation, a self-described state budget watchdog group. But if you’ve sent or received email to or from a state agency, you may soon be on the ]]>