Why is there an optional
ballot-secrecy envelope in Oregon? Was there some nefarious tampering or
spying in the past that warranted its development?
—Enveloped in Curiosity
I don’t mean to
When political campaigns try to win your vote, the truth often gets lost in the mail.
If you haven’t voted yet, you’ve brought this on yourself.
sophisticated campaigns of today know you haven’t sent in your ballot.
That’s why they’re flooding your mailbox with polit
The return of wolves stirs up old hostilities between rural and urban Oregonians.
In March, Rob Klavins and his wife, Emily, picked up their
life in Southwest Portland and moved to Enterprise, a town with 1,888
people and zero stoplights in the northeastern corner of Oregon. Ro
Albatross & Co., 225 14th St., 741-3091.
Local foodniks were thrilled when Eric Bechard left his
lauded McMinnville restaurant Thistle to bring “fallow deer heart
tartare with his
Portland joins a growing list of cities ready to tax legal weed.
If Oregonians vote in November to make recreational marijuana legal, Portland City Hall will be waiting to take its cut.
A marijuana advisory
committee formed by Mayor Charlie Hales in June will
Food Reviews & Stories
To get things done in Salem, you have to lobby. The
marionberry learned that back in 2009, when House Joint Resolution 11,
which would have made it Oregon’s state berry, was pulled from the floo
Ear Trumpet Labs, eartrumpetlabs.com.
Philip Graham produces old-school
microphones by hand at his Portland company. The Edwina mic ($499) has a
large diaphragm set in a head