Anti-Fluoride March draws big crowd at Last Thursday


Healthy Kids, Healthy Portland may have more cash in the war chest, but the anti-fluoride folks are trying to put more boots on the ground. Advocates for Clean Water Portland, the “no” vote in the measure to fluoridate the city’s water supply, held a raucous march down Northeast Alberta Street during Last Thursday. Revelers walked, biked, skated and danced the twelve blocks to a vacant ...   More
Friday, April 26, 2013 by Matt Kauffman

Anti-Fluoride Activist Yolanda Whyte to Address City Council

UPDATE: No, she won't

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UPDATE, 6:10 pm: Whyte has cancelled her testimony. Though Whyte is in Portland, she has "other time commitments" tomorrow, according to Kimberly Kaminski, Executive Director of Clean Water Portland. Whyte is scheduled to speak at 7 pm tonight at Portland State University, and at 7 pm tomorrow at Emmanuel Temple.ORIGINAL POST: Controversial anti-fluoride activist Dr. Yolanda Whyte is scheduled to address ...   More
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 by Michael Munkvold

Scoop: Fighting Cavities, One Beer at a Time

De-friend this gossip if you don’t like its politics.

BEERIDATION: Eyebrows raised as two well-known Oregon breweries appeared to be taking opposing sides of Portland’s heated fluoridation debate. Alex Ganum, owner of...   More
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: NW Music Mill Space Reborn as Fireside

200 Pounds of meaty gossip for the wagon.

START THE FIRE: Long before Southeast Division Street became restaurant row, Northwest’s “Trendy-third” was the spot to be from the 1980s until the Great Recession slammed it hard. By 2010   More
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 WW Culture Staff

One Question: Should Portland Have OK’d Fluoridation Without a Vote of the People?

The Portland City Council voted unanimously Sept. 12 to fluoridate Portland’s water by mid-2014. Foes, seeking to refer the question...   More
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 AARON MESH

Dr. Know: The Fluoridation Saga Continues

A World Health Organization chart on fluoridated vs. non-fluoridated countries seems to show no health benefits to adding it to drinking water!

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There’s no evidence to support...   More
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 MARTY SMITH

Dr. Know: Fluoridation Situation

Is Portland’s consideration of putting fluoride in our drinking water a bad idea?

Dr. Know
I’m hearing that the City of Portland is thinking about putting fluoride in our drinking water. People are getting pretty freaked out...   More
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 MARTY SMITH

The Tooth of the Matter

A new call to put fluoride in the city’s water raises old fears.

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After 54 years of opposition, the City of Portland is moving to put fluoride in your drinking water. Upstream Public Health, the group behind the fluoridation move, launched what amounted to a p   More
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


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