Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-312-1-.html Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 G!G Raises $1,588,689 - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18704-g_g_raises_%241588689_to_our_readers.html Wow! Between Nov. 9 and Dec. 31, more than 5,000 of you gave nearly $1.6 million to 100 local nonprofits and two statewide organizations through Willamette Week’s Give!Guide. That’s a 27 ]]> Give!Guide 2013 Results - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21733-give_guide_2013_results_to_our_readers.html Here at Give!Guide Central, our annual effort to raise funds for local nonprofits coincides with the dropping of the New Year’s Eve ball. At the stroke of midnight, we shut off the website’s D]]> A Note from the Publisher - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19873-a_note_from_the_publisher_to_our_readers.html The greatest test facing WW today comes not from the challenge of surviving in a digital world or from the effects of a lingering recession—though neither can be underestimated. Our real tes]]> 2011 Publisher’s Report - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-18183-2011_publishers_report_to_our_readers.html Willamette Week was founded 37 years ago this week, and it’s been 28 years since editor Mark Zusman and I bought what’s grown into a fully formed news media business. Because you are the most i]]> Give!Guide 2012 Results - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20140-give_guide_2012_results_to_our_readers.html You are simply amazing. In November and December, 5,450 of you gave $1,967,423 to local nonprofits through Willamette Week’s Give!Guide. That’s nearly 100 times the amount you donated through ]]> Betty Roberts, <i>With Grit And By Grace</i> - A woman on top, for all the right reasons. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9130-betty_roberts_with_grit_and_by_grace_a_woman_on_top_for_all_the_right_reasons.html One day in 1979: Becky Wasserman takes home two bottles from an upstart Oregon winery… - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23473-one_day_in_1979_becky_wasserman_takes_home_two_bottles_from_an_upstart_oregon_winery%E2%80%A6_.html Oregon’s wine industry wouldn’t be what it is today without Becky Wasserman. In 1979, Wasserman, a French wine exporter, paid a visit to David and Diana Lett at their then-little-known winer]]> A Note from the Publisher - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-21485-a_note_from_the_publisher_to_our_readers.html Since 1983, when Mark Zusman and I formed City of Roses Newspaper Company, I have written a column each year on the occasion of Willamette Week’s anniversary. The idea is to keep you, our most imp]]> Publisher's Notebook - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3179-publishers_notebook_.html Dennis Lindsay 1918-2007 - Remembering WW's First Investor http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-7723-dennis_lindsay_1918_2007_remembering_wws_first_investor.html Give!Guide Report - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8324-give_guide_report_to_our_readers.html Publisher’s Report 2014 - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23477-publishers_report_2014_to_our_readers.html This issue of Willamette Week marks birthday No. 40 for our newspaper. It provides a moment to reflect on where this journalistic ship has been and where it’s headed. But let’s start with ]]> Publisher’s Notebook - To our readers: http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8001-publisherrss_notebook_to_our_readers.html Publisher's Notebook - At 30, <I>WW</I> is still growing. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-3872-publishers_notebook_at_30_ww_is_still_growing.html Publisher's Notebook - The business of <i>WW</i>, at 29. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2614-publishers_notebook_the_business_of_ww_at_29.html Give!Guide 2014 Results - Give!Guide goes wild! http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-23813-give_guide_2014_results_give_guide_goes_wild_.html Wow, WW readers, you just blew the socks (and the shoes, pants and shirt) off the goals we set for our 2014 Give!Guide.  We had hoped as many as 7,500 of you would give as much as $2.6 mill]]> Publisher's Notebook - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5571-publishers_notebook_.html Restaurant Guide 2005 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-13643-restaurant_guide_2005_.html Restaurant Guide 2005 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-12914-restaurant_guide_2005_.html Restaurant Guide 2005 - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-13459-restaurant_guide_2005_.html