Bike Community Rallies to Catch Alleged Bethany Lake Duck Killer

The alleged killer reportedly ran over the duck with his bicycle.


The Portland bike community is rallying to catch a man who allegedly killed a duck with his bicycle.Near Bethany Lake, a tipster named "Steve C." told, a man in red and white lycra ran down a duck with his bicycle, then didn't stop. "Steve said several people pleaded with the man to stop and report the incident to the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District," writes Jonathan ...   More
Monday, April 6, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Getting Ready for Oregon v. Ohio State... by Eating Dallas' Best Food


Death or glory. The Clash’s pissed-off punk anthem has been pinballing around my lizard brain since The University of Oregon finished its Rose Bowl beatdown of Jameis Winston and his tomahawk-chopping Florida State probation buddies. That win was the most glorious of all for diehard Ducks fans like me—high fives and euphoria crescendoed in its wake—but there was an even bigger game to come. ...   More
Monday, January 12, 2015 MICHAEL C. ZUSMAN

The Oregon Ducks' Blowout of Florida State Inspires Festival of Memes


The University of Oregon Ducks' trashing of the Florida State University Seminoles in Thursday's Rose Bowl means a trip for the Ducks to the national collegiate football championship on Jan 12.  It also means a new round of stories suggesting Ducks QB Marcus Mariota may be the best ever, and other columns cheering the end of the national nightmare of FSU--a team whose dominance on the field was ...   More
Friday, January 2, 2015 WWeek Staff

Dock Ducks

Ducks on the Dock


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Thursday, August 7, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

California at Oregon: Game Preview


California Golden Bears (1-2) vs. the Fighting Ducks of Oregon (3-0)Although it is now all but forgotten, Oregon and California had quite the rivalry in the aughts. The two schools, helmed by Mike Bellotti and his former protégé, Jeff Tedford, butted heads over recruits, ran the same offense—for a time—and seemed locked in endless one-upmanship over whose team could sport uglier yellow uniforms. ...   More
Saturday, September 28, 2013 JOHN LOCANTHI

Somebody Found the Perfect Compromise to Portland's Water Wars: Fluoride-Pooping Ducks


The fluoride fight may be over (fluoride lost, FYI), but the parody pages keep on coming.During the bitter fight over ballot measure 26-151, which would have fluoridated Portland water supply, both sides of the debate created spoof Facebook pages mocking their opponents' messages. This summer, a new Facebook group has emerged with a modest proposal that should please both fluoride advocates and defenders ...   More
Friday, August 23, 2013 AARON MESH

NYT Takes a Tour of Phil Knight's UO Largess

Times' story looks at Duck football's $68 million training facility.


It’s hard to ignore Phil Knight’s influence on the University of Oregon campus—from the library named after his family, to the law school named for his dad, to the basketball arena named after Knight’s son. Those on the Eugene campus are always aware of what his cash has bought. But his latest endeavor—a $68 million,145,000-square-foot football training facility—caught the eye of the ...   More
Friday, August 2, 2013 EMILY SCHIOLA

U of O Lobbyists Hawk Rose Bowl Tickets To Lawmakers


Oregon state legislators last week got a special offer from the University of Oregon's Office of Government and Community Relations, its in-house lobbying shop: tickets to the Rose Bowl.In the following email, sent Dec. 13 and obtained by WW today, a staff member in the office offers lawmakers access to tickets "on a first come-first served basis." The email gives the ticket price as $175—that's ...   More
Friday, December 23, 2011 COREY PEIN


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