Give!Guide 2012

Willamette Week's annual guide to nonprofit giving


As another year comes to a close, we'd like to invite you to visit the website of Willamette Week's Give!Guide 2012 to read about, and donate to, the deserving local nonprofits featured there.Founded in 2004, WW’s Give!Guide has one overarching mission: To instill the annual-giving habit in Portlanders under the age of 36. Its equally important goal is to raise as much money as possible ...   More
Friday, November 9, 2012 WW Staff

A Note from the Publisher

To our readers:

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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   More
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 RICHARD H. MEEKER

Headout: Willamette Week!

An absolutely true Oregon history comic (with minor embellishments).

While the above cartoon has no affiliation with the Dill Pickle Club...   More
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

MusicfestNW Posts Full Schedule


I'm not great at planning. Forgetting birthdays and missing meetings is kind of "my thing." But when it comes to Willamette Week's own MFNW, I like to plan my weekend down to the hour. (Then I get drunk and miss half the shows on my schedule—but that's not the point.) Anyway, if you're anything like me, this handy-dandy online MFNW schedule is going to blow your socks off. It comes complete ...   More
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 CASEY JARMAN

Carlton Smith, Chronicler of Crime, Dies at 64

Carlton Smith, who worked as a reporter for Willamette Week and went on to become a best-selling author of true-crime books, died last week in Reno, Nev. He was 64.Originally a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, Smith came to WW in the early 1980s and brought a wonderful narrative style and fierce reportorial instincts to his work, writing about cops, crime and business.  He continued to report ...   More
Thursday, April 28, 2011 by Mark Zusman

Brent Walth Joins WW as News Editor

Brent Walth, an award-winning investigative reporter for The Oregonian, has been hired to be  managing news editor for WW. He replaces Hank Stern, who leaves the paper next week.  "Brent is an extraordinary journalist;  I've dreamt about getting him back in the WW family for some time," said Editor Mark Zusman.  "The entire team here is looking forward to working with him." Zusman ...   More
Thursday, April 14, 2011 Story Forum Editor

Skidmore Prize Winners Honored at City Club

One thing became apparent from hearing four young nonprofit leaders get their $4,000 Skidmore Prizes at a ceremony today as part of WW's annual Give!Guide. None of the four is afraid to get their hands dirty or to be creative in helping people. "The biggest philanthropists and the biggest community servants are the small businesses and the people who work for nonprofits," WW publisher Richard ...   More
Friday, November 19, 2010 Jacob Pierce


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