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Tilly and the Wall at Doug Fir, March 4, 208

Omaha merry-makers Tilly and the Wall blasted a bouncing crowd with a rainbow dose of almost unbearable sweetness earlier this month at the Doug Fir. Back touring after a two-year hiatus, the quintet showed off five new songs from its upcoming, as-yet-untitled release—along with plenty of ...   More
Monday, March 17, 2008 by William Crawford

Katee Sackhoff

The Portland-born actress talks Beaverton,Battlestarand bionic boobs.

Q & A
The 1998 graduating class of Beaverton’s Sunset High School got a shock a few years back when they flipped to the Sci-Fi Channel’s critically acclaimed TV series Battlestar Galactica . Tha ...   More
Wednesday, October 24, 2007 William Crawford

EVIL LIVE! At Live Wire!, Bruce Campbell explains his name is just Bruce

“I watered it and it came back,” Bruce Campbell deadpanned last Saturday night to a jam-packed crowd at the Aladdin Theater for a taping of OPB's Live Wire! He flexed his fingers and gave the demon-free appendage an extra shake and jutted out his infamous chin toward the audi...   More
Monday, October 22, 2007 by William Crawford

Survey Says: Portland Rules on Bikes

It's official: we bike to work more than any other large US city.

Minus Mayor Tom Potter (tied up with affairs concerning duct tape), U.S. Census Bureau director Louis Kincannon on Wednesday laid out our town's love for bike-commu...   More
Thursday, June 14, 2007 by William Crawford

My Bomber's Better than Your Bomber!

About 50 silver haired observers gaped up at the sky through BluBlockers and held on to their caps as the 60 year-old bomber eased down to the sizzling tarmac.

Like a scrappy little brother catching up with his grumpy older siblings, the ancient warplane slid up alongside his two ...   More
Monday, June 11, 2007 by William Crawford

Update: US Embassy Confims Groves Was Raped

If the murder of former Portland salon owner Lemon Groves in her Nicaraguan home on May 28 wasn't horrible enough, there are now the confirmed details of rape and a possible cover up.

On June 7 the US Embassy in Nicaragua (which ...   More
Thursday, June 7, 2007 by William Crawford

Cat Scratch Fever

What do you do when the cat not only gets out of the bag, but then attacks the hell out of you? Apparently you sue the management.

Tracy Granum found out the hard way and filed a jumbo-sized suit against property management firms Innovative Housing Inc. and HOF Management, as we...   More
Thursday, May 31, 2007 by William Crawford

UPDATE: This Nude Fit to Print

NW Women's Journal editor Michele McKeag Larsen has found a printer that's not so prudish about the naked female form as her previous printer, Journal Graphics.

“We've had an overwhelming positive response from reade...   More
Thursday, May 31, 2007 by William Crawford

Dancing with the Hillbillies

Holy tight-fitting mesh shirts! Broadway mega-hit Chicago hit town yesterday with an extra dose of “razzle dazzle.”

Not only does Dancing with the Stars'...   More
Thursday, May 31, 2007 by William Crawford

Help With The Ron-Around

How to distinguish Portland's Ron Paul from GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul.

News Stories
U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is running for president on a libertarian-tinged platform that criticizes the Iraq war as the type of adventuring that brought on 9/11. But his longshot White House bid p ...   More
Wednesday, May 30, 2007 William Crawford
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