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Summer Guide 2013: The Wind Beneath My Wings

A So-Cal transplant who’s never surfed boards the Gorge.

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There’s a moment of calm before it takes me. I stand stagnant on the deck of the board as it gradually coasts atop the water and my body gently trembles from a sense of eagerness. I’m not quit   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Summer Guide 2013: I Believe I Can Fly

An anti-outdoorsman goes fishing for salvation.

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It’s a drizzly Memorial Day morning, and I’m standing in calf-deep water in a Yamhill River tributary, searching for redemption. More literally, I am learning tenkara, the Japanese method of   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Summer Guide 2013: One Toe Over the Line

A WW staffer breaks the law and loses her balance.

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The park rangers must have been lying in wait. Out of the corner of my eye, I see them approaching. The man is tall with a shaved head and small spectacles. With him is a dark-haired woman.     More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 REBECCA JACOBSON

Summer Guide 2013: Killing Me Softly

A hunter’s kid seeks the true meaning of farm-to-table.

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There is already blood on the ground when I arrive at Camas Davis’ Southwest Portland backyard. It pools into the pores of a decorative rock and dribbles onto the soil. The blood is too bright a   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Summer Guide 2013: The Cascadian Campsite

Outfit yourself with cool gear from local companies.

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Click on image to view larger version:IMAGE: Matt Wong1. Fort George Stainless Steel Double Wall Growler Available at: Fort George Brewery, 1483 Duane St., Astoria, 325-7468, fortgeorgebrewery.com ($   More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 WW Staff

You’re Not High in Portland Until...

28 things to do when stoned in Stumptown.

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Some people don’t need to smoke bowls to get through life. They just spring up in the morning and jump enthusiastically into the mundane business of the day. Others, like me, can’t cry at a mo   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 RUSTY FEATHERCAP

Oil Baron

How Ganja Jon went from nontoker to Portland pot legend.

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Marijuana saved Jon Hamm’s life. Sure, the kidney transplant helped. But if it weren’t for pot, the 27-year-old from Roseburg wouldn’t have had the will to make it to the hospital. Affli   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Puff, Puff

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

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“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

The Ultimate Stoner Coffee Table

A consumer’s guide to keeping your high—and everything that goes with it—local.

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IMAGE: Morgan Green-Hopkins1. Oil Rig Available at: Mellow Mood, 4119 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 235-7473, mellowmood.com ($1,700) Hash oil is the new chronic—it’s basically THC concentrate—and oil   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Tales From the Weed Vault

Inside the city’s biggest pot stash: the Portland Police Bureau’s evidence warehouse.

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The best pot stash in town is stored deep in the tangled concrete jungle of the Northwest Industrial District.   More
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 MITCH LILLIE
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