Why is nothing in Oregon named after President Herbert Hoover?
U.S. President Herbert Hoover was from Oregon. How come nothing here is named after him?
I admire your penchant for brevity, Willi. You should be on Twitter—and while you’r
Why the far right and left have come together to defeat fluoride.
It’s an April evening at Dishman Community Center in Northeast Portland, and people are pissed.
The occasion is a
public debate between Healthy Kids, Healthy Portland, the local campaign
Has there always been a wealth of fat chicks in Portland?
Has there always been a wealth of fat chicks in
Portland? I used to brag about how cute (cute, not gorgeous) our women
are, but lately I’ve seen a lot of boombalattys. What gives?
Why are boner pills so damn expensive? Even with my
Kaiser insurance, it’s $135 for eight of the little bastards. Can’t our
local meth cooks make this stuff?
—Going Broke in Camas
One of t
I’ve submitted some great questions to Dr. Know, and
have read only lame questions answered lately. I conclude that the
column is a clever ruse, like letters to a famous porn magazine of past.
They say the CRC is designed to be too low. Would legalized pot in Oregon fix it?
The folks planning the Columbia River Crossing bridge
made it too low for big cargo carriers. Would legalized pot in Oregon
fix this? Imagine: The bridge absorbs enough second-hand smoke to
Why aren't plastic sportsdrink bottles redeemable for deposit?
I recently learned that plastic sports-drink bottles
are not redeemable for the 5-cent deposit. Juice and tea containers are
also exempt from the bottle bill. Shouldn’t these also be part of thi
Is it true that the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse holds cremated remains?
In a list of Oregon “factoids,” I found the following:
“The Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, built in 1880, is currently used as the
final resting place of up to 467,000 cremated individuals.” A
Why are there so many TV shows filming in Portland lately?
With Portlandia, Grimm, and the last season of Leverage all taking place in our fair city, Portland seems to have become a hot setting for TV shows. Why are we getting so much attention now, after dec