The Ruby Dragon sells crystals, chakras, sage for smudging
rituals—everything to meet your metaphysical needs. The owner of the
Morro Bay, Calif., shop is a trained crystal healer, color therapi
Barbara Roberts should have been celebrating.
She had scraped by as
a single mother and raised an autistic son. She also won election to
school boards, the Oregon House and eventually secretary
Not a lot of people went swimming in the Willamette River.
century-old sewers had been designed to let rainwater running off
streets mingle with what gets flushed down toilets. Even
Of all Portland’s nicknames—from the Rose City to
Stumptown—there’s only one that inspires passion, arguments and singing:
Soccer City, USA.
The nickname’s most
The refugees arrived at Portland International Airport
holding their few possessions in plastic bags. Their home
countries—South Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos—were falling to Communist
No company keeps more people working in Oregon than Intel
Corp. Its sprawling Hillsboro campus employs 17,500, with an annual
payroll of $2.8 billion. A 2012 ECONorthwest study found that nearly o
Jorge Guzman had an idea for a better surfboard. He says his instructor at Portland State University stole it.
In a town filled with dazzling startups, few new businesses in Portland look as fun as Yana Surf.
The company, founded
last year by local entrepreneur Wilson Zehr, sells “heirloom-quality”
A new law expanding the use of an anti-overdose drug is cutting the number of heroin deaths.
Two months ago, a heroin user overdosed on the Southwest
Salmon Street overpass across Interstate 405, about a block from the
headquarters of Outside In.
Someone alerted the
staff at the nonpr
Food Reviews & Stories
A veteran news reporter and a grizzled editor are having a discussion in the Willamette Week newsroom.
Reporter: So we go to this new bakery, Bluebird, at 24th and Thurman, to talk about a story.
For the strategist behind fluoride’s defeat, the fight isn’t over.
Kim Kaminski just got done burying the Portland power machine in the May 21 election, so excuse her if she’s a bit direct.
Kaminski led Clean
Water Portland, the campaign against fluoridating Po