The University of Oregon Ducks' trashing of the Florida State University Seminoles in Thursday's Rose Bowl means a trip for the Ducks to the national collegiate football championship on Jan 12. It also means a new round of stories ...
We're eagerly anticipating Thursday's Rose Bowl game between the University of Oregon and Florida State University (2 pm on ESPN). If you want to sound more informed with your buddies as you crowd around the TV, here are links of the best stories that have been published elsewhere. More
David Douglas had fired Jay Wallace after assault allegation
On Nov. 19, WWreported that Patrick Jay Wallace, the freshman football coach at Central Catholic High School, had previously been fired from David Douglas High by John Harrington who was then the principal at David Douglas and is now president of Central Catholic.
When incumbent Gov. John Kitzhaber last year took a very long time deciding to run for an historic fourth term, the odds-on favorite to step to the front of the line as likely Democratic nominee was State Treasurer Ted Wheeler.
Of course, Kitzhaber did finally decide to run again, announcing his candidacy on Dec. 9, 2013. That meant Wheeler and other potential successors, such as...
Now with new, improved, shorter lines at the carts!
Eat Mobile, Willamette Week’s seventh annual food cart festival, has announced its 2014 cart roster. (Buy tickets here.) To bring you the best grazing grounds and taste of the Portland food-cart scene, the list spans a variety of cuisines, locations and years in operation. More
The most ambitious fund-raising effort in Oregon history--$500 million in two years--is the job of two men who visited our offices this week. Dr. Brian Druker, director of OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute, is Oregon's best-known scientist. A winner of the Lasker Prize and thought to be on the short list for a Nobel Prize, Druker's signature accomplishment was the development of a d...
As the former WW Music Editor leaves town, we remember some of his finest work.
Casey Jarman is gone. We will not let him be forgotten.Wait, that sounds a bit misleading. To clarify: He isn't dead. He just moved to San Francisco, where he will serve as managing editor for his self-professed "favorite magazine," the McSweeney's-owned monthly The Believer. For four years, Casey was Willamette Week's music editor and—if t...
An alert reader sent in a photo of a new billboard that's gone up at the confluence of Interstate 5 and Highway 217 near Lake Oswego. The billboard, which combines photographs of Patricia McCaig, the political consultant who is Gov. John Kitzhaber's chief adviser on the Columbia River ...
Four immigrants who are changing the face of Portland.
Each year at this time, we take a pause from our weekly dose of opinionated news gathering and let other people take over the paper's prime real estate. The annual Voices issue is an effort to intro ...