Blue Star Donuts Expanding Into Japan in 2015

Also Northwest 23rd Avenue and Lake Oswego. Plus, doughnut delivery.


Food & Drink
Portland doughnuts are big in Japan these days.Hot on the heels of news that Voodoo Doughnut would open 12-20 locations in Japan and Taiwan, it looks like Micah Camden and Katie Poppe's upscale Portland doughnut shop Blue Star Donuts will also hit Tokyo next year."I literally just signed the deal last night," wrote Poppe Monday. "We are partnering with Fred Segal, Japan to open a Blue Star Donuts ...   More
Monday, December 29, 2014 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: World Warriors

Wrestling Church is spending Easter Sunday preaching the Gospel of the Squared Circle. Here’s a primer on the real global game.

Professional wrestling isn’t a sport. I’ll give its detractors that. It’s something much more interesting—a form of physical theater, misunderstood in the United States but with deep cul   More
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Portland Disaster Relief Events for Japan (UPDATED)

Japan earthquake

While Japan tries to recover from the devastating earthquake and tsunami, Portlanders are organizing events to raise money for relief efforts and to mourn for the victims. UPDATED on March 23 with upcoming events and fund-raisers:Donations to Real Medicine The Ace Hotel, Rudy's Barbershop, Bimbo's Cantina and the Cha Cha Lounge will match up to $18,000 in donations to Real Medicine's Japan Relief ...   More
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 AILIN DARLING

Rogue Of The Week: The Japanese Government

A public-information meltdown.

Rogue of the Week
The Rogue Desk doesn’t have a heart of stone. Our profound good wishes go out to the people of Japan as they mourn the deaths of at least 9,000    More
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 WW Editorial Staff

One More Thing to Check Obsessively on the Web

nuclear power

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Tuesday, March 22, 2011 by

Portlanders Gather to Pray for Earthquake Victims


With the death toll in Japan now at 7,500 people and expected to climb, members of Portland's Japanese community and other supporters gathered Friday evening at a vigil and memorial service for victims of last week's earthquake and tsunami. Mayor Sam Adams and Takamichi Okabe, Consul General of Japan in Portland, were among the people strolling through the Japanese Garden's East Pavilion and the ...   More
Saturday, March 19, 2011 by

Blumenuer's Questions About Nuke Contingency Plans

Earl Blumenauer

 U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore) has more than one question about the feds' contingency plans to monitor radiation levels and prepare residents along the West Coast if there are fallout problems here from the Japanese nuclear disaster.Here's the letter Blumenauer released this afternoon to the Environmental Protection Agency and Nuclear Regulatory Commission with his questions:March 16, 2011 Lisa ...   More
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by

Badly Shaken

News Stories
The earthquake that struck Japan last week was the fourth largest since 1900, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.  A magnitude 9.0 quake, the March 11 event spawned a tsunami, left hundred   More
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

State Health Authority: No Danger to Oregonians from Japan Radiation


Answering a looming question from the ongoing catastrophe in Japan, the Oregon Health Authority announced this afternoon that radiation from potential nuclear meltdowns there poses no threat to Oregonians.In a news release, state Public Health Director Mel Kohn says the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission gave the all-clear."Given the thousands of miles between the two countries, Hawaii, Alaska, the ...   More
Monday, March 14, 2011 JAMES PITKIN


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