Google Fiber Coming? Ultra-Fast Broadband Advertising for Plant Manager Job in Portland

But still hasn't publicly confirmed it's coming here


Google's super-fast internet service, Fiber, has made a job posting saying it needs a plant manager in Portland. For a plant that does not yet exist, in a city that Google Fiber hasn't publicly confirmed it will enter.But there are some signs the Comcast Killer might be coming, and soon. Google Fiber just won a major tax concession from the State of Oregon—a specific exemption meant only for gigabit ...   More
Monday, June 8, 2015 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Best Ribs in Portland: 22 Racks, Ranked

22 racks of pork ribs eaten for our ultimate Portland rib burn-off.

Summer Guide
You can’t eat ribs without dirty fingers and a munged-up face. They’re just about the only food that even a princess still has to gnaw off the bone like a Bengal tiger. It takes hours to cook    More
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

No Reservations?

Where to camp if you didn’t book your spot back in February.

Featured Stories
Portlanders love the outdoors. If you need proof, just go onto right now and try to book a camping spot for July. Chances are you’ll be directed someplace like Lake Owyhee Sta   More

Cheap Life: Boozing…

Featured Stories
The cheapest beers in town… Sure, you’ve come to expect the $2 Pabst as your Portland birthright, even at restaurants with $15 corkage fees. But why stop there, when the beers get even cheape   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 WW Staff

Dr. Know: Why are Portland's walk and transit scores so low on

Dr. Know
Portland has a large and beefy bike score on But I was stunned by our walk and transit scores. We’re below Seattle, and even Los Angeles! What gives? —Troy I realize we’ve   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 MARTY SMITH

The First Annual Haute-N-Ready Awards

Food Reviews & Stories
These are exciting times in the fast-food industry. What began with Doritos taco shells and fried chicken-as-sandwich bread has evolved into biscuit taco shells and fried chicken-as-hot dog bu   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

Madder Men

AMC needs to keep Mad Men alive. Why not a Portland-based reboot?

After seven critically acclaimed seasons, Mad Men is meandering its way to a close this Sunday. There is little to say about this show that hasn’t already been said. It’s an engaging look no   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 JOHN LOCANTHI

Storefront Revue: The Babes Are Back (Triangle Productions)

Part scandalous musical, part historical biopic.

Three songs after the Kent State shootings, a man unbuttons the front of his costume to expose a massive, star-spangled phallus. Like the legendary 1970s-’90s Portland theater that inspired    More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 ENID SPITZ


The mayor’s office calls the Eastside Esplanade unsafe. Will Hales’ homeless policies make a difference?

News Stories
James Noel has seen a lot of changes in his neighborhood, which consists of a narrow sidewalk against a chain-link fence that runs along Southeast Main Street, with the northbound ramp to Inters   More
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 ANTHONY MACUK

Secret Shelf

Top-notch whiskey bars that stay under the radar.

This weekend, the Whiskeytown USA festival will crowd with sulfur-breathed Beavertonites downing half-ounce plastic shots of God-knows-what whiskey that’s probably great. But Portland bars a   More
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


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