Never Say Never Say Die Again

GOONIES HOUSE BROKEN: Never say “never say die” again. Astoria’s famous Goonies House is closed to the public. After more than a decade of allowing up to 1,500 visitors a day to make pilgrimages   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 WW Culture Staff

What Do Forest Fires Burning Across the State Mean for Portland's Air Quality?

Depending on the way the wind blows, Portland could be in for some smoky weather.


Forest fires are no joke, and there are currently 27 of them burning in Oregon and Washington State. The Pacific Northwest is currently experiencing some of the worst fire conditions in years, with three firefighters killed in blazes in Washington, more injured, and dozens of homes and other properties destroyed. As hundreds of firefighters surge to protect us from these hellish blazes and National ...   More
Friday, August 21, 2015 WALKER MACMURDO

Phoenix From The Ashes: Aviary Restaurant to Host Pop Up Dinners


Food & Drink
Huzzah! Undaunted by fire damage from an illegal July 4th firework, the chefs behind Aviary will host a series of pop up dinners in Andy Ricker's Ping starting Monday, July 18 while their restaurant is rebuilt. Details about the dinners as well as a fundraiser organized by other local chefs in the presser below. Who says community spirit is dead?Portland’s vibrant, supportive community of restaurants, ...   More
Tuesday, July 12, 2011 BRIAN PANGANIBAN

Investigators Consider Possible Causes of Marysville Fire

Fire investigators will begin digging into the debris at Marysville K-8 School tomorrow to look for clues about the cause of the three-alarm fire that sent children, teachers and administrators scurrying for safety Tuesday around noon. Several reports have already mentioned investigators are still considering all possible sources of the fire. There has been no determination yet about the cause. One ...   More
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

HOT TICKET: Phil's Fire Fund Benefit this Tuesday at the Crystal

WW has already reported on a slew of fundraisers for Walt Curtis, the local poet and painter whose home was destroyed when the church that housed both his basement apartment as well as the Great Northwest Bookstore, burned in a big fire last May. Now comes word of a fundraiser for Phil Wikelund, owner of the Great Northwest Bookstore itself, dubbed "Phil's Fire Fund Benefit." Local musicians, artists ...   More
Monday, August 16, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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