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Activist Wants to Ban Studded Tires in Oregon for 2012

Jeff Bernards

Portland activist Jeff Bernards—who made WW's 2006 "Best of Portland: People" for his Get Lit campaign to make biking safer—is back. This time he's rallying to ban studded tires in Oregon for the 2012 ballot,...   More
Thursday, January 27, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

The Rite Stuff

Here’s a Catholic priest-to-gay groom story that same-sex marriage advocates ought to tell.

 Jim Stephens first spotted Darold Slack on June 16, 2008, standing in the crowd at the Portland Pride Parade.   More
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Coverage For All

Is single-payer health care the cure for Oregon?

 State Rep. Michael Dembrow wants to establish in Oregon what the White House and Congress couldn’t do in last year’s healthcare reform effort: single-payer health care.   More
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Drink 2011: The Slammer

Bar Guide
Walk into the Slammer and be transported back into a reassuring hybrid of your uncle’s basement den and freshman-year college parties.   More
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Drink 2011: Dots

Bar Guide
Monday, January 24, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Drink 2011: Slow Bar

Bar Guide
A step up from My Father’s Place next door, Slow Bar is perfect for late nights when you’re still riding out that post-concert high but hankering for something more glamorous than a dive bar.   More
Monday, January 24, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Activist Begins "Oregon Cannabis Commission" Petition Drive for 2012

Oregon Liquor Control Commission? Try the Oregon Cannabis Commission.

Cannabis activist Paul Stanford has filed a new initiative aimed at the 2012 state ball...   More
Thursday, January 20, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

Portlanders Go to the Table with Police Bureau

Despite a spate of Portland police shootings in about a month, the tone at tonight's Community and Police Relations Committee meeting was one of respect. The meeting was...   More
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 by STACY BROWNHILL

Creative Tension

Portland’s “New Frontier” of art has a bumpy start.

News Stories
The first three months at Milepost 5’s Studios in Northeast Portland have been rocky, and residents remain weary after nightmarish plumbing and other problems. In October, nearly 70 painters, ph ...   More
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL

Van Jones

What Obama’s ex-environmental adviser plans to tell Portland about the green economy.

Hot Seat
Van Jones says he isn’t bitter that he’s no longer President Obama’s environmental adviser and green-jobs guru. Jones, who will be speaking in Portland on Jan. 25, has certainly mov ...   More
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 STACY BROWNHILL
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