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Chael Sonnen

Tough guy loses to tough facts.

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Oregon legislative candidate and mixed-martial arts fighter Chael Sonnen is making quite a reputation for himself. Unfortunately and Rogue-ishly, telling the truth isn’t part of that reputation. ...   More
Wednesday, June 16, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Rose Of The Week: Oregon Department Of Corrections

We break format this one week to say, “Nice job.”

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The Rogue Desk breaks tradition this week by giving a shout out to a “Rose of the Week” for something so decent and sensible that we wanted to acknowledge it. The recipient of the format- ...   More
Wednesday, June 9, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

American Medical Response

Sticking it to sick people.

Rogue of the Week
With Multnomah County’s unemployment rate hovering near 11 percent and health-insurance premiums skyrocketing, now is no time to jack up prices for people facing a medical emergency. For trying ...   More
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Nick Fish And Dan Staton

Two pols who should know better.

Rogue of the Week
At election time, the Rogue Desk goes on high alert for politicians and the decisions they make. Already, heading into the May 18 primary, WW has reported on Rex Burkholder overstating his résu ...   More
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Portland Bureau Of Transportation

Curb your lack of enthusiasm.

Rogue of the Week
This year’s debate about Portland’s Bicycle Plan for 2030 has highlighted the lack of adequate resources for safe, two-wheeled transportation.But lost in that debate was another very impor ...   More
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Kate Brown

What a third-party pooper.

Rogue of the Week
As secretary of state, Kate Brown oversees Oregon’s electoral process, from signing up new voters to counting ballots. The Portland Democrat is supposed to exercise her duties without regard to ...   More
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Mike Bellotti

Look who left when the going got tough.

Rogue of the Week
Just because “staying loyal to your team when times get tough” is a cliché doesn’t make it any less true. And that’s what makes the choice of Mike Bellotti as Rogue this ...   More
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Jana McLellan

Taking over the county, but leaving her cats behind.

Rogue of the Week
The Rogue Desk wishes Jana McLellan the best of luck in her new—albeit temporary—job as Multnomah County chair. But we’re naming McLellan this week’s Rogue because one of the ...   More
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Providence Health & Services

A company policy that should be snuffed out.

Rogue of the Week
We’re diagnosing Providence Health & Services as this week’s Rogue for a company policy that goes too far. “Effective Monday, March 1, employees may no longer smoke on hospital prop ...   More
Wednesday, March 3, 2010 WW Editorial Staff

Ruth Adkins & Trudy Sargent

Now they say something?

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Portland School Board co-chairwomen Ruth Adkins and Trudy Sargent are often at odds with one another. So it came as no surprise when Adkins and Sargent, who actively supported Adkins’ opponent ...   More
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 WW Editorial Staff
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