Hot Takes: Top 5 Comments of the Week, August 17-23

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We herewith collate—with minimal commentary—the most cogent, interesting, thoughtful or witty comments to have washed up on our virtual shores this week. Congratulations, commenters: You have won nothing but our esteem. 5. A federal anti-drug education program was timed to hit just before the November referendum on pot legalization.Guest writes:Sure, use my tax dollars to make your ...   More
 
Sunday, August 24, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

OHSU's Anonymous $100 Million Donor is One Tough Mother

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On July 28, Oregon Health & Science University announced a $100 million contribution from an anonymous donor. WW has learned that anonymous donor is Gert Boyle, the chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear whose role in the "one tough mother" advertising campaign brought the company widespread attention.Boyle, 90, owns Columbia stock worth more than $400 million, according to the company's most recent ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Mayoral Madness Finalist Gert Boyle Weighs In On the Real Race

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The intrepid Aaron Mesh has been hunting down our Mayoral Madness semi-finalists in real life, ambushing them at their places of work with a flip cam and an unquenchable thirst for the truth. You can see his revealing interviews with legal eagle Jody Stahancyk and University of Portland soccer wunderkind Micaela Capelle here. Yesterday, he managed to pin down 87-year-old Columbia Sportswear big ...   More
 
Friday, April 13, 2012 RUTH BROWN

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