Randy Gragg

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Dec 11, 2009
4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42: if you recognize these numbers, you should check out our look at Lost's ties to Portland, and maybe even sample some of our Lost party favors.
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Dec 10, 2009
I’m not a religious person. The best label for me is probably “agnostic”: I don’t profess to know whether there is a supreme god or force. Yet anywhere I go in the world, I’m inevitably drawn to...
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Nov 9, 2009
Having spent a lot of time in Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, BC—each a place with jawdropping views—I’ve developed a theory about cities, mountains, and vistas. My conclusion: in Portland,...
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Nov 9, 2009
Joe Sacco has gone to warzones such as Goražde, Palestine, and Sarajevo and reported what he found in a series of critically acclaimed books, inadvertently helping to create comics journalism. He...
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Oct 29, 2009
THE NEXT TIME you feel like whining about how long it takes the City of Portland to get anything done, consider the new plaza being built at the corner of SW Park and Yamhill for some calendar...
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Oct 9, 2009
Sayulita, a tiny village of 2,500, still feels like one imagines it did during the 16th century, when the Spanish first happened upon it. Even the Mexicans began settling it only in 1941.
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Sep 11, 2009
From the sprawling emptiness of southeastern Oregon to the rough tranquility of the Oregon Coast, the state is ripe for exploring. No matter where you're going to, there are some lesser-known gems...
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Sep 10, 2009
Portland has spilled a lot of paint for its cyclists, from the 200 or so miles of bike lanes to the handful of green bike boxes at dangerous intersections. And the city’s new Bicycle Master Plan,...
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Sep 10, 2009
As a kid, a staple of my television diet was The Guns of Will Sonnett, a western starring Walter Brennan as an aging gunslinger who was still the fastest draw in the West. Each time he told a...
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Aug 28, 2009
An important moment in the history of Oregon wine occurred in 1975, when Oregon began requiring every city in the state to implement an urban growth boundary. The result: numerous hillsides on the...
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