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The Truth Has Set Her Free

What Oregon’s “Resident Contrarian” says about politics, race and battling depression: An excerpt from Avel Gordly’s memoir.


Cover Story
As the first African-American woman elected to the Oregon Senate, Avel Gordly has a unique perspective on politics   More
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 HENRY STERN

Second Life

Can public campaign finance be revived in Portland?


City Hall
Four months after Portland voters killed public financing of political campaigns for city office, a small cadre of supporters is organizing to bring the issue back. They got the OK last month from   More
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 HENRY STERN

Cheap Eats 2011: Shandong


Food Reviews & Stories
The site of this new Chinese restaurant in the Hollywood district has had multiple incarnations, probably because there’s little parking and the location is not pedestrian-friendly. Fortunately, t   More
 
Tuesday, March 8, 2011 HENRY STERN

Cheap Eats 2011: Bella Faccia Pizzeria


Food Reviews & Stories
Slices ($3.50) so big you must fold them over to eat ’em? Check. So piping hot they blister the roof of your mouth? Check. OK, we admit our standards for a pizzeria aren’t too exacting. But Bell   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 HENRY STERN

Cheap Eats 2011: Helser's on Alberta


Food Reviews & Stories
As we shivered outside waiting 45 minutes for a table to wolf down Sunday brunch, we wondered if this packed Alberta Street spot would be worth it. Turns out all those huddled masses were on to some   More
 
Monday, March 7, 2011 HENRY STERN

Sum Of Sam

We ask Mayor Sam Adams about his political future, marijuana, cop shootings, leaf fees, the crappy economy, bikes and media coverage of him. We also ask whatever happened to “Mike and Jean.” He wasn’t happy about that last question.


Cover Story
This Friday, Feb. 18, Mayor Sam Adams    More
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 HENRY STERN

Peter DeFazio Still Unhappy About Tax Deal

Peter DeFazio


U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) took a strong stance last month as an opponent of the tax deal President Obama made with Republicans.Rest assured, the Lane County Democrat is still mad about the deal and its impact on the deficit. DeFazio took to the House floor yesterday to blast the deal as well as to excoriate Republicans for walling off the Pentagon from consideration of cuts.Here's his s...   More
 
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 by HENRY STERN

Jeff Merkley's Advice for President Obama

Jeff Merkley

 In advance of President Obama's State of the Union speech tonight, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) is weighing in with what he wants Obama to mention.Merkley tells Marketplace the president should focus on foreclosures be...   More
 
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 by HENRY STERN

Drink 2011: Kennedy School


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Tuesday, January 25, 2011 HENRY STERN

Drink 2011: Sam's Hollywood Billiards


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Tuesday, January 25, 2011 HENRY STERN
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