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Hotseat: Kerry Eggers

The author of a new book about the Ducks-Beavers football rivalry talks platypus and pep talks.


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College football is dominated by bitter rivalries and weird trophies. A lot of it’s pretty silly—golden eggs, bejeweled shillelaghs, golden wagon wheels, a little brown jug, and Oregon’s   More
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 JOHN LOCANTHI

Strain Review: Green Crack


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The two most common words describing the psychoactive effects of cannabis are “high” and “stoned”—but have you ever considered the difference between the two? They’re often used in   More
 
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Straight Blazin’


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From Bill Walton jamming with Jerry Garcia on a porch off Northwest 23rd Avenue through a list of Jail Blazers alumni we’ll leave out for word-count purposes, the Trail Blazers and grass go to   More
 
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

To-Doobie List


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Marijuana is legal in Oregon. Read that out loud. The goodness of that reality is so hard to accept—particularly when high—that it’s just now starting to feel real. It also seems like the    More
 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 WM. WILLARD GREENE

Dispensary Review: Shango


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If you don’t have an Oregon Medical Marijuana Program card, you might be surprised at how unenthused patients are about stopping by the dispensary. Though I’ll undoubtedly renew my card next    More
 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Mary Romano

Hotseat: John Frieh

This Portland mountaineer specializes in first ascents.


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John Frieh’s foot was the first ever to leave a boot print on the upper northwestern ridge of the West Witches Tit.  The peak, which sits on Alaska’s Stikine Icecap, is one of eight succ   More
 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 SHANNON GORMLEY

Buy Local: Trick Out or Treats

Shopping for local Halloween décor and snacks.


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TREATS Pumpkin chocolate chip and apples ’n’ pears cupcakes Cupcake Jones, cupcakejones.net. Many restaurants and bakeries flaunt vegan and gluten-free options, locally sourced ingredients    More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 KATHRYN PEIFER

Previewing the Pre-Playoffs

Planning to watch the Trail Blazers before the playoffs? Here’s what to look for.


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I am the ghost of Blazers past. Come with me. Together we will hurtle back to a time when the aerial tram was but an expensive blueprint. A time when you told someone you were from Portland and th   More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 CASEY JARMAN

Strain Review: Early Girl


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Editor’s note: Wm. Willard Greene’s attorney has suggested he lay low until after the election. Vote “yes” on Measure 91, please. The dogs are smaller in Northwest Portland. People    More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Mary Romano

Get Spooked

A selection of Portland-area Halloween events.


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HAUNTED FRONT YARDIMAGE: Misha Ashton Moore Davis Graveyard You know how people on Peacock Lane decorate their houses for Christmas? Well, in Milwaukie there is a house that does that for Ha   More
 
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 WW Staff
 

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