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Hell & High Water

The mouth of the Columbia River is one of the most unpredictable and dangerous stretches of navigable water on the planet. Since 1792, at least two thousand ships have sunk here in the “graveyard of the Pacific”; Kevin Dooney is among only sixteen men and

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

Currency

Earth and Money

Dan Weldon, Portland's first ecobanker, can help you save the earth and your money with the GreenStreet Lending Initiative.

  • Published 05/19/2009

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Holy Diver

Steven Kimes believes the poor really will inherit the earth. That's why he quit his job, took his family to the streets, and became Portland's most radical servant of the homeless.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Green Machine

With economic stimulus dollars up for grabs, a gubernatorial strike force of Portland power players has a comeback plan.

  • By Ted Katauskas
  • Published 05/19/2009

Currency

What happens when God goes broke?

His son might be able to walk on water, but even God is having trouble staying afloat in this economy. At least that’s the case at downtown’s First Unitarian Church, where, facing a $185,000 budget deficit, the doors may have to be shuttered for the month

  • By Lynette Sanchez
  • Published 05/19/2009

Mudroom

The Great Divide

As the city decides how to build its first new bridge in decades, should Portlanders push for form or function?

  • By Mike Thelin
  • Published 05/19/2009

P-Town Diary

Escape from New York

Another Brooklynite trades the Big Apple for a Portland state of mind.

  • By Daniel B. Smith
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Bounceback

Earlier this year Oregon became ground zero for economists Joel Kotkin and Richard Florida's bickering. Forbes columnist, Kotkin, and Florida, his longtime adversary in regional-economics punditry, hash out what will save Portland's economy.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 05/19/2009

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How To … ?Live the High Life for Less

Get more bang for fewer bucks

  • By Kristen Hall-Geisler
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Closer

There's one thing Willamette Week reporter Nigel Jaquiss won't do when he's on a story: stop.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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In The Zone

Is this the year Oregon schools finally get serious about seismic safety? Earthquake expert Yumei Wang hopes so.

  • By Linda Baker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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12 Revolutionary Companies

Transforming the city that works (and yes, they're hiring.)

  • By Sally Powers
  • Published 05/19/2009

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PDXOXO

Happy 150th, Oregon! Here’s a little Valentimeline from the heart of the state.

  • By Kasey Cordell
  • Published 05/19/2009

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The Color of Money

For Portland to create a major green economy, we’ll need an influx of bucks and brains.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Traffic Control

When it comes to hawking your website, keyword academies help the hits keep on coming.

  • By Keri Brenner
  • Published 05/19/2009

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She’s (Still) the Boss

Former three-term mayor Vera Katz talks up President-elect Obama, her new job, and why Sam Adams should always take her calls.

  • By Bart Blasengame
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Criminal Minds

A new team of volunteer sleuths turns up the heat on some of Multnomah County's coldest cases.

  • By Brian Barker
  • Published 05/19/2009

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SuperSlime

The solution to global warming may be floating in our ponds.

  • By Matt Williams
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Flight Patterns

The secret to maintaining airline service to rural Oregon towns: downsize the ride.

  • By Anna Hirsh
  • Published 05/19/2009

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Becoming Sam Adams

The new mayor defeated debt, doubt, and Dozono to reach City Hall. Portland expects a lot of him, but not more than hizzoner expects of himself.

  • By Harriet Rubin
  • Published 05/19/2009
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