Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1458-1-.html Tue, 02 Sep 14 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 Bike-Share Snare - Why Portland’s long-awaited bicycle-rental program still doesn’t have a contractor. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19601-bike_share_snare_why_portlands_long_awaited_bicycle_rental_program_still_doesnt_have_a_contractor.html Software problems have delayed a Portland company’s bike-sharing programs in two of the nation’s largest cities and may threaten a...]]> Where Eagles Won’t Dare - Some Eagle Scouts protest the Boy Scouts’ gay ban by returning their badges. Not these Oregon leaders. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19555-where_eagles_wont_dare_some_eagle_scouts_protest_the_boy_scouts_gay_ban_by_returning_their_badges_no.html A Boy Scout must be trustworthy, loyal, helpful and the like. But to obtain the highest honor, the rank of Eagle Scout, a Scout must also prove his service has had an impact on his community. Th]]> The Portland Index: Culture Club - Just how cultured is Portland? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19657-the_portland_index_culture_club_just_how_cultured_is_portland.html Portland loves its culture—and loves that so many people are also fascinated by it. But just how cultured is Portland? Turns out just a bit. City Vitals 2.0 ranks Portland as the eighth-most cul]]> The Portland Index: Grad Bag - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19680-the_portland_index_grad_bag_.html The best way you can predict the economic success of a city is by figuring out how many adults have finished college. Certainly, people who have a college degree tend to earn more—but so do pe]]>