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Best Hot Dogs Aren't CheapI really do love Olympia Provisions products, but $8 for a haute dog is still hard to swallow [“Sausage Festival,” WW, June 17, 2015].—Mike SkrzynskiMy goodness. For w   More
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 WW Staff

Former State Rep Now a Corrections Officer


Former State Rep. Mike Schaufler (D-Happy Valley), who lost his seat in a hotly contested 2012 primary battle with now-Rep. Jeff Reardon, has a new gig.WW has learned that Schaufler—who served in the House from 2003 through last year—is now a corrections officer at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton. AFSCME, the union that represents corrections officers, confirmed Schaufler's ...   More
Thursday, May 16, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

CORRECTION: Wrong photo of Obo Addy in our print edition

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In this week's edition of Willamette Week, we reported that legendary African percussionist and longtime Portland resident Obo Addy—who passed away yesterday at age 76—was in the final stages of a protracted battle with liver cancer. Regrettably, in the paper's print edition, we published a photo incorrectly labeled as Obo Addy. It was, in fact, a photo of Addy's newphew, O.B. Ahmed Addy. It is ...   More
Friday, September 14, 2012 WW Staff

Christ Requests Correction

I was alarmed by this request for a correction to our Words listings, which at first glance appeared to be faxed from on high. Maybe it's my background in religious studies, maybe lingering guilt over the near-blasphemy of this week's Headout (curse you, Rusty Feathercap!), but I thought for a moment that Jesus was concerned about prices at this weekend's book sale. And why not? Portland is "Jesus' ...   More
Friday, October 9, 2009 BEN WATERHOUSE


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