Put a Label On It

It’s Oregon’s turn (again) to debate the labeling of GMO foods.


News Stories
There’s much to talk about in Ashland—a southern Oregon winter so dry that, for the first time in 50 years, the local ski mountain failed to open, or the fare at this year’s Oregon Shakespea   More
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 NIGEL JAQUISS

Buy Local: Avant Garden

Cutting-edge local tools to make your spring ruts bear fruit.


Culture Features
In a city of backyard plots and community gardens, it shouldn’t surprise you that there’s also a bumper crop of local companies making tools for our own particular gardening needs—whether    More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 SAVANNAH WASSERMAN, KATHRYN PEIFER

Winemakers of the Willamette Valley

More boxed than bottled.


Books
In conversation with Oregon oenophiles, California is a curse word. John Vincent and Vivian Perry capitalize on this fiery state pride with Winemakers of the Willamette Valley: Pioneering Vintners   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 ENID SPITZ

Paul Stanford Files Pot Initiative For 2014: Updated

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News
The politics of marijuana are going to get a lot more complicated. Paul Stanford, a longtime marijuana activist whose legalization effort, Measure 80, failed in 2012, yesterday filed an initiative petition for 2014, seeking to change the constitution to legalize pot.During the current legislative session, powerful interests from around the country came to Oregon to move towards the kind of legalization ...   More
 
Friday, June 7, 2013 NIGEL JAQUISS

Yellow Bellies

Which local mustards pass muster?


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 before s   More
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Ries Above

Testing 11 grocery-store-bought Oregon rieslings.


Drank
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   More
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 KAITIE TODD

Beer Guide 2013: Out and About

Favorite breweries from across Oregon.


Beer Guide
The Coast 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    More
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 WW Staff

Obama Offers Semi-Terrifying Chart of What Oregon Could Lose in the Sequester

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News
 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 ...   More
 
Monday, February 25, 2013 AARON MESH

Puff, Puff

What will it take for Oregon to finally pass legal marijuana?


Featured Stories
“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   More
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 WW Staff

A Question of Force

Experts on sexual violence against women speculate why Oregon’s numbers are so high.


News Stories
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    More
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 MATT KAUFFMAN

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