Food Reviews & Stories
Most shelves at the Made in Oregon store
are stocked with the obvious: Jams made from native berries, our famous
wines and cheeses, the blankets our pioneers traded to indigenous people
Oregon rieslings are not like German rieslings.
Grown in the cool
climates along the Rhine river, traditional German rieslings are sweet
and fruity. Though the Willamette Valley is also known fo
Beer Guide 2013
Astoria: In 1985, Chunk and Mikey stole our heart. In 2006, Fort George Brewery (1483 Duane St., Astoria, fortgeorgebrewery.com) came
for a piece of our liver. Fort George’s Vortex IPA
Another week, another budget standoff. This time, it's the sequester—$85 billion in federal spending cuts if President Barack Obama can't make a deal with Congress by March 1.Who cares? you say. I only worry about things that affect me and my fellow Oregonians.The president has anticipated your reaction. In fact, the White House has produced a strategically terrifying breakdown of how sequestration ...
What will it take for Oregon to finally pass legal marijuana?
“One reason Measure 80 didn’t pass in Oregon is that the
big boys back East who put money into campaigns—Peter Lewis and George
Soros—the organizations they help fund aren’t particularly
Experts on sexual violence against women speculate why Oregon’s numbers are so high.
Last week, WW published an issue devoted to V-Day, an international campaign set for Feb. 14 to draw attention to violence against women.
Some of the numbers
were surprising: 27 percent of Oregon
Violent crime has dropped in Portland in the past decade,
including assaults. But the percentage of assaults that involve domestic
violence has decreased only slightly—from 48 percent in 2001, t
In an unprecedented Oregon program, domestic-violence victims ask questions of abusers.
Hope Vanderhoof for eight years put up with being hit in
the head and kicked with steel-toed boots by her boyfriend. She finally
ended the relationship in 2005, when he tried to kill her by settin
A new liquor sales law in Washington is sending hordes of booze buyers into Oregon.
For years now, the embattled Oregon Liquor Control
Commission has been fighting powerful lobbyists for grocery store chains
that want to end the state’s nearly 80-year monopoly on selling booze.