Willamette Week - Winners & Losers http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-39-1-winners_losers.html Sat, 30 Aug 14 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 What the <I>#$*!</I> is <I>Ramtha</I> - The year's sleeper hit was inspired by a 35,000-year-old warrior spirit from Atlantis. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3962-what_the_%24%2A__is_ramtha_the_years_sleeper_hit_was_inspired_by_a_35000_year_old_warrior_spirit_fro.html BRIANNA: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL TEENAGER - How 32-year-old Treva Joyce Throneberry, a.k.a. Brianna Rebecca Stewart, a.k.a. Stephanie Danielle Lewis, a.k.a. Emily Kara Williams, a.k.a. Keili Traci Smitt, a.k.a. Leeann Davis, a.k.a. Cara Lewis, a.k.a. Leeann Keili, convinced the world she was http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-144-brianna_portrait_of_a_serial_teenager_how_32_year_old_treva_joyce_throneberry_aka_brianna_rebecca_st.html SATAN'S PILGRIM - Rex Diabolos Church http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3819-satans_pilgrim_rex_diabolos_church.html THE CONTENDER - Andy Minsker, featherweight boxer http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3816-the_contender_andy_minsker_featherweight_boxer.html THE PERFECT VICTIM - Azalea Cooley, cause célèbre http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3799-the_perfect_victim_azalea_cooley_cause_c%E9l%E8bre.html THE BAD BOY - Frank Peters, man about town http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3820-the_bad_boy_frank_peters_man_about_town.html THE TRUTH IS UP THERE - PORTLAND "CHEM TRAIL" TRACKERS SAY TERRORISTS AREN'T THE ONLY DANGERS LURKING IN THE SKIES http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-339-the_truth_is_up_there_portland_chem_trail_trackers_say_terrorists_arent_the_only_dangers_lurking_in_.html River Rats - Life and death on the Sandy River. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5857-river_rats_life_and_death_on_the_sandy_river.html THE GRAPPLER - Dutch Savage, pro wrestler http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3800-the_grappler_dutch_savage_pro_wrestler.html THE GIRL FROM ELECTRA - Brianna Stewart, a.k.a. Treva Throneberry http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3798-the_girl_from_electra_brianna_stewart_aka_treva_throneberry.html Hell on Wheels: John Callahan - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4204-hell_on_wheels_john_callahan_.html FAMILY FEUD - Who's gonna wind up with Reuben Lenske's millions? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1489-family_feud_whos_gonna_wind_up_with_reuben_lenskes_millions.html Fantasy Island - Local stuntman Nigel Sanders lures Portlanders by the score with promise of a dream job in the Bahamas. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-165-fantasy_island_local_stuntman_nigel_sanders_lures_portlanders_by_the_score_with_promise_of_a_dream_j.html THE CRUSADER - Gordon Shadburne, county commissioner http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3817-the_crusader_gordon_shadburne_county_commissioner.html WHERE ARE THEY NOW? - From Tonya Harding to Dutch Savage to Ma Anand Sheela, we tracked down 30 of Portland's wackiest, weirdest, smartest, dumbest, sexiest, scariest and otherwise most notable characters of the past 30 years. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3795-where_are_they_now_from_tonya_harding_to_dutch_savage_to_ma_anand_sheela_we_tracked_down_30_of_portl.html 1987 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4186-1987_.html BOY WONDER - Pat Gillis, GOP star http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3802-boy_wonder_pat_gillis_gop_star.html Crossroads of Shame - Bicyclist's death sparks campaign to improve a dangerous intersection. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-253-crossroads_of_shame_bicyclists_death_sparks_campaign_to_improve_a_dangerous_intersection.html SHOULD YOU BE SCARED OF THESE KIDS? - Inside Portland's private Muslim academy http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-595-should_you_be_scared_of_these_kids_inside_portlands_private_muslim_academy.html Michael B. Woodward - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3321-michael_b_woodward_.html DEATH OF a GODDESS - The madness and suicide of Jessica Dolin. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2257-death_of_a_goddess_the_madness_and_suicide_of_jessica_dolin.html FBI Watching Ex-Portlanders - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-400-fbi_watching_ex_portlanders_.html THE PRANKSTER - Igor Vamos http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3805-the_prankster_igor_vamos.html CRITICAL ASS - THE QUEST FOR A FRIENDLIER SADDLE. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2075-critical_ass_the_quest_for_a_friendlier_saddle.html Swan Mart Survives - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-473-swan_mart_survives_.html The Deadly Cure - State investigates fatal surge of methadone ODs. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2099-the_deadly_cure_state_investigates_fatal_surge_of_methadone_ods.html SCARS FADE, MEMORIES DON'T - How a Pill Hill clinic helps survivors of torture put their lives back together. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4451-scars_fade_memories_dont_how_a_pill_hill_clinic_helps_survivors_of_torture_put_their_lives_back_toge.html Michael B. Woodward / Secure Tomorrow's - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1192-michael_b_woodward_secure_tomorrows_.html Cargo Kings - They've got money. They've got muscle. They've got power. Will Portland's longshoremen lose it all to a barcode scanner? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1359-cargo_kings_theyve_got_money_theyve_got_muscle_theyve_got_power_will_portlands_longshoremen_lose_it_.html Double Jeopardy - Identical twins struggle to break free of the streets of Portland. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1732-double_jeopardy_identical_twins_struggle_to_break_free_of_the_streets_of_portland.html