Dave's Killer Bread Removes Dave Dahl's Testimonial from Its Wrappers


For more than eight years, Dave's Killer Bread has marketed its seed-rich loaves with the personal testimony of its reformed-convict founder, Dave Dahl.But with Dahl facing prison for allegedly attacking police last November, the company has taken his words off its wrappers. A redesigned label, which debuted in April and gradually expanded across all Dave's Killer Bread loaves, keeps a cartoon of Dahl ...   More
Monday, September 15, 2014 AARON MESH

Dave Dahl's Troubles Become a Comic Book

Killer Bread founder's trial scheduled for October


Milwaukie's famous and troubled baker Dave Dahl now has a court date. His jury trial for crashing his Cadillac Escalade into sheriff's cruisers in November is now scheduled for Oct. 7.The founder of Dave's Killer Bread also has new attention: An artist has turned the story of his breakdown into a comic book. "The Story of Dave Dahl" by Lucas Adams debuted last month in Modern Farmer magazine.It's a ...   More
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 AARON MESH

Dave Dahl Facing 14 New Charges for Ramming Sheriff's Patrol Cars

Dave's Killer Bread founder pleads not guilty on all counts.


Washington County prosecutors today charged Dave's Killer Bread founder Dave Dahl with 14 additional crimes—nine felonies and five misdemeanors—stemming from crashing his Cadillac Escalade into sheriff's cruisers in November.The new charges include one count of first-degree attempted assault, two counts of second-degree assault, two counts of third-degree assault, three counts of unlawful use of ...   More
Friday, February 14, 2014 Brendan Welch and Aaron Mesh

Breaking Bread

How the redemption story of troubled baker Dave Dahl began to crumble.

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For years, a 6-foot cardboard cutout of Dave Dahl greeted customers at Dave’s Killer Breadquarters in Milwaukie. In the photograph, a grinning Dahl—with his baker’s smock, ponytail and anv   More
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 AARON MESH


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