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Skamania's treehouse getaway offers easy escape

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Winterhawks ready to take the ice

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Crushin' it: Wine lovers gather for annual stomp

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Oregon City's Bike Concierge powers unique views of local landmarks

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DERBY'S TOP TEAMS ROLL INTO PORTLAND

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Book Report: Wordstock serves readers feast

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Bread & Brew: Beast's Pomeroy dishes on new book, choices behind her career

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The Redd seafood hub lands with big splash

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PACIFIC WEST ROOFING - Stan RobinsonPACIFIC WEST ROOFING - Brian Jarvis

With fall officially underway; it’s time to start preparing your home for the long rainy season that is set to return. The first place to start with your preparations is your gutters. Fall means more debris making its way into your gutters, which means it’s important that your gutters are in peak working condition keeping water flowing without restriction.

To start, examine your gutters for signs of damage, including: Cracking, internal and external rusting, sagging, detachment, damage to your home’s siding, pooled water, and leaks inside of your home. It’s much better to deal with any problems your gutters may have during the fall, before the harsher winter weather takes over and they become impossible to repair; if you spot any issues with your gutters or any other part of your roof, call Pacific West Roofing at (503) 635-8706 for a free estimate.

Another obvious step you can take is to clean out your gutters. Debris-clogged downspouts can cause water to dam and pool up inside the gutters, potentially leading to overflow water damage and rotted rafter tails. Ensure that you are regularly checking and cleaning debris out of your gutters to prevent clogs; if you are dealing with clogged gutters all the time, the actual gutter may have an issue that is causing the clog. You can also make your life easier by installing Gutter Stuff, which we install, preventing the collection of debris in the first place by displacing debris and allowing water to flow unrestricted.

If you have any concerns about or have noticed any issues with your gutters, contact Pacific West Roofing today!

Pacific West Roofing

9360 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062

(503) 635-8706

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THE LAW OFFICES OF KEN MITCHELL-PHILLIPS - Ken Mitchell-PhilipsLast year, nearly 90,000 charges alleging workplace discrimination were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). In many of these cases, the individual is an at-will employee who can be fired at any time for just about any reason—even if the reason is a poor one.

In certain situations, however, wrongful termination can be shown, and a wrongful termination attorney should be retained to protect your rights. Generally speaking, a termination must fit into one of three categories to be considered wrongful: Termination based on 1.) protected class; 2.) protected actions; or 3.) breach of contract.

Oregon and federal law have created certain classes protected from discrimination, including race, national origin, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and a host of others. Suspicion and belief alone are not enough to prove a case; an employee must establish a causal link between being part of a protected class and their termination. This requires witnesses, documents, and other evidence that an attorney can help you gather.

Certain conduct is also protected by law, including reporting illegal employer conduct (whistleblowing), or exercising a legal right like voting. Additionally, if your termination violated an employment contract term, you may also have grounds to assert a wrongful termination claim against a former employer.

Employment cases can be complex, involving overlapping Oregon and federal laws, rules, and regulations that are applied differently to every case. If you believe you have a serious case, I strongly recommend consulting with The Law Offices of Ken Mitchell-Phillips today.

The Law Offices of Ken Mitchell-Phillips, P.C.

1217 NE Burnside Rd, Suite 801, Gresham, OR 97080

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ALBERTA ROSE THEATRE - Adam EastWith fantastic artists and a wide range of styles, it’s time to take a musical trip around the world at the Alberta Rose in the coming weeks.

September 22nd @ 8 p.m. - Like a modern-day Woody Guthrie, Grammy-nominated Eliza Gilkyson brings her poetic and politically-charged folk to the Alberta Rose stage.

September 23rd @ 9 p.m. - Rock Steady is a style of Jamaican music that bridges the gap between ska and reggae.  Winston Jarrett is a legend of the 60's and 70's who pioneered the Rock Steady style. Headlining The Rock Steady Revue, he will be backed by my favorite band in the world, Bellingham's Yogoman. Also appearing is Portland-based Buddy Jay's Jamaican Jazz Band.

September 24th @ 8 p.m. - From the steppes of Central Asia comes the finest Tuvan throat-singing group, Huun Huur Tu.  Using amazing techniques, one singer produces multiple notes simultaneously, creating a mesmerizing effect. This very special show is not to be missed.

September 30th @ 9 p.m. - Blackstar Rising 2 is a David Bowie tribute wherein three classic Bowie albums (The Man Who Sold the World, Ziggy Stardust, Blackstar) will be performed in their entirety by a band of Portland all-star musicians.

October 9th @ 8 p.m. - World-renowned flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert and his band Luna Negra return to the Alberta Rose, bringing a new-found connection between flamenco and reggae. Their new album features songs by Liebert and the late, great Bob Marley.

Alberta Rose Theatre

3000 NE Alberta St, Portland OR 97211

(503) 719-6055

www.albertarosetheatre.com

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NORTHWEST WOMEN'S CLINIC - Dr. Saramati KrishnaThinking about getting pregnant? Get a jumpstart on prenatal care with these five health tips.

Vitamin supplements. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables is sufficient to meet the nutritional needs of most people. However, there are some nutrients that are too essential to leave to diet alone. A daily prenatal multivitamin can provide adequate folic acid and other vitamins to someone considering pregnancy. The ideal time to start taking one is before conception.

Exercise. Regular exercise improves strength and endurance as well as emotional and physical well-being. While some modifications may be necessary to accommodate the changing pregnant body, regular exercise reduces your risk of developing gestational diabetes, preeclampsia and cesarean section rates.

Lose weight. Excessive weight gain can lead to an increased risk for insulin resistance. This means that even modest increases in our body mass can lead to diabetes or prediabetes. Undiagnosed diabetes also increases the risk of fetal malformations.

Dental checkup. Did you know that there is a link between gum disease and pregnancy complications such as premature labor, preeclampsia and low birth weight? You can reduce these risks by scheduling a professional dental cleaning and exam.

Visit your doctor. Most OB-GYN offices now offer testing for hereditary genetic disorders such as cystic fibrosis, spinal muscular atrophy, fragile X syndrome and some hereditary anemias. You and your doctor may factor in age, family history, ethnic or racial ancestry if you wish to undergo screening.

Northwest Women’s Clinic

11750 SW Barnes Road, Suite 300

2222 NW Lovejoy St., Suite 619

(503) 416-9922

www.nwwc.com

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ELMER'S FLAG & BANNER, KITES TOO! - David AnchelWinter weather is tough on everything: people, cars, homes, and your outdoor flag display. The winter elements bring everything from high winds to rain, sleet, and snow, testing your flag and flagpole in a variety of ways.

But don’t let the weather deter you from showing your pride all year long! Follow these simple steps and your flag and flagpole have an excellent chance to survive the upcoming colder, wetter weather:

  • Select the right flag – Standard nylon is no match for winter, but a double ply polyester flag is designed to withstand this abuse. If you normally fly a standard 5 x 8 ft. flag, try flying a flag one size smaller; smaller flags have less surface area for snow and wind to attack. Check on your flags regularly, and consider rotating two different flags to extend their display lives.

  • Examine your flagpole – All flag pole parts eventually break down against the outdoor elements. Before the weather turns really nasty, you should thoroughly examine your flagpole, and replace parts if necessary. Check for broken clamps and damage to the truck, pulley, and snap hooks, and examine your halyard for fraying.

  • Over 35? Take it down to keep it alive – While flags can withstand an enormous amount of stress, there is always a limit. When the winds reach 35+ miles per hour, it’s time to take your flag down. No matter the size or material of your flag, taking this precaution can extend your flag’s life immensely.

  • Elmer’s Flag & Banner, Kites Too!

    1332 NE Broadway Portland, OR 97232

    (503) 282-1214

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    Brought to you by Jennifer Cook-Buman - Living Right Senior Placement - SENIOR PLACEMENT INSIDER -


    LIVING RIGHT SENIOR PLACEMENT - Jennifer Cook-BumanFor outgoing retirees, meeting new friends is an exciting aspect of moving into senior housing. Yet others may feel anxious or nervous about developing a new social network. Fortunately, senior housing provides many opportunities to make friends who share similar interests.

    One of the best ways to meet new people is to frequent common areas. You won’t meet anyone new if you never leave your living space, so walk around your community, sit at new tables for dinner, and approach others to strike up conversations. Don’t assume that others will come to you; instead, place the onus on yourself to approach others and introduce yourself.

    Another great method of making new friends is by signing up for activities. Senior housing tends to offer a wide variety of activities that give retirees a chance to meet and spend time with new people. By sharing in an activity, you and your neighbors become acquainted, and can discover common interests and experiences.

    So step out of your comfort zone by taking a craft class you’ve never considered before. Join an exercise group that will really push you. Follow a passion like golf or art, and participate in your chosen activity regularly; you will have repeated contact with the same people, with familiarity breeding friendship.

    For help selecting the right senior housing for you or your loved one, contact Jennifer Cook-Buman and Living Right Senior Placement today at (503) 780-7353.

    Living Right Senior Placement

    (503) 780-7353

    Visit us at: www.livingright.net/

    Brought to you by Fabio Testa - Parr Lumber - BUILDING MATERIALS INSIDER -


    PARR CABINET DESIGN CENTER - Fabio TestaAre you ready to replace your tile or laminate countertops? In the current remodeling and new construction market, quartz is by far the most popular surface trending across the country. Quartz is a man-made material that is created with roughly 95 percent ground natural quartz and 5 percent polymer resins, which results in a natural stone look.

    When compared to granite, quartz is much stronger, scratch-resistant, stain-resistant, and there is no safer stone surface for food preparation. Quartz is also extremely easy to clean; just add some warm water and soap and you are good to go. One the best features of quartz is that it never needs to be sealed like granite. When it comes to design options, Cambria quartz offers eight striking collections with more than 120 unique designs. Combining Cambria quartz with a tile backsplash gives homeowners almost unlimited possibilities to fit their personal style and budget.

    Most quartz products are offered with warranties, and since quartz is man-made, the color and pattern possibilities are endless, including assortments that are just about indistinguishable from granite or marble. This makes quartz a perfect solution for kitchens and baths as well as for shower surrounds, fireplace surrounds and even flooring in certain applications.

    Visit one of Parr’s Design Centers today for more information about quartz, tile, and all your solid surface needs. Parr’s experts will show you the most current colors and styles while walking you through stunning displays in their expansive state-of-the-art showroom.

    Parr Cabinet Design Center

    755 NW 185th Ave.

    Aloha, OR 97006

    503-614-2655

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    Brought to you by Dr. Ehud Zusman - The Portland Clinic - MEDICAL INSIDER -


    THE PORTLAND CLINIC - Ehud Zusman, MDSecond only to skin cancer, prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. Symptoms of early prostate cancer include difficulty starting and maintaining a steady stream of urine, dribbling of urine, and frequent urination, among others. Early symptoms can be similar to symptoms of benign conditions, such as an enlarged prostate.

    Risk factors for prostate cancer include age, ethnicity, family history, genetics and geography; older men are at an elevated risk for more aggressive forms of prostate cancer. African American and Caribbean men also have a higher risk of having aggressive prostate cancer, and should be screened starting at age 40.

    Screening for prostate cancer is recommended by the American Urological Association for all men ages 54 to 69. Men interested in screening should discuss the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening with their doctor. Advancements over the last few years have resulted in better diagnostic tools as well as better treatment options for men with both localized and advanced prostate cancer. Screening is done by a Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test and a digital rectal exam.

    Men diagnosed with early prostate cancer can be managed by active surveillance. In more advanced cases, prostate removal surgery, external radiation and seed implantation (an internal radiation therapy) may be required. Most men can return to normal life a few months after treatment with a good quality of life.

    The Portland Clinic

    800 SW 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

    (503) 223-3113

    www.theportlandclinic.com

    Brought to you by Griffin Hampson - Cartridge-Network - PRINTER, INK & TONER INSIDER -


    CARTRIDGE-NETWORK - Griffin HampsonOK, envision this. Why? Since we can’t include the actual image of our Free 2016 Duck & Beaver magnet schedule for fans in this column, we’ll guide you to seeing it.

    To view our 2016 Ducks and Beavers game schedule refrigerator magnets, visit our landing page.

    If you’re a fan or someone who follows either team, you can decide if you want to swing by our store and get your free complimentary 2016 season schedule after seeing it.

    Our other seasonal promotion is “Back to School”, of course. Teachers and students save 15% off already low pricing on all non-OEM, factory remanufactured or compatible ink or laser printer cartridges. The extra savings last through late September. Again, click to the landing page.

    Seniors and non-profits always enjoy a 10% savings off already low pricing on all non-OEM, factory remanufactured or compatible ink or laser printer cartridges.

    And all customers get every 11th cartridge free.

    As a full-service independent, non-franchise operation located in Raleigh Hills, on the Portland – Beaverton border, Cartridge Network sells and services printers and copiers.

    “We stock several dozen different printer models (inkjet and laser) and copiers too. We focus on a buyer’s needs and then explore alternatives to best meet their needs.”

    We stock several thousand different cartridges. Shipping is free.

    Cartridge-Network

    6800 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Portland, OR 97225

    (503) 246-0665

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    Brought to you by Stan Robinson and Brian Jarvis - Pacific West Roofing - ROOFING INSIDER -


    PACIFIC WEST ROOFING - Brian JarvisPACIFIC WEST ROOFING - Stan RobinsonWhen it comes to roof repairs or a full roof replacement, many homeowners aren’t sure what they should expect to pay. Read on to learn about the main factors most contractors consider when estimating a new project’s cost.

    Repair or Replace?: If your roof is more than 15 years old, is leaking in multiple places, or has already gone through several repairs, it’s probably time for a replacement. Replacing your roof is a valuable investment that will add value to your home, and newer roofing materials can help you better control your indoor air temperature, saving you on your heating and cooling bills by using reflective ceramic granules. Check with DOE of Oregon or Energy Trust of Oregon for more information.

    Style and Health: Your roof’s style and health determine a lot when it comes to price. Whether your roof is flat or flopped, has multiple levels, is hipped or gabled, or is suffering from moisture and/or mold damage will determine the scope and scale of your project.

    Type of Material: Asphalt shingles are the most common and least expensive roofing material available. Tile roofing is an option, but its weight, functionality and expense mean it is seldom used in Oregon. Beautiful cedar shingles and shakes are another option, and a long-lasting metal roof is a low maintenance, energy efficient option.

    For a free estimate on your repair or replacement project, call (503) 635-8706 or visit www.pacificwestroofing.com. For the answers to more of your roofing questions, visit www.pacificwestroofing.com/blog.

    Pacific West Roofing

    9360 SW Tualatin-Sherwood Rd, Tualatin, OR 97062

    (503) 635-8706

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    Brought to you by Dr. Kelley Burkett - Northwest Women's Clinic - WOMEN'S HEALTH INSIDER -


    NORTHWEST WOMEN'S CLINIC - Dr. Kelley BurkettThe Zika virus is well-documented by now, thanks in part to the Rio Olympics. But while the Games may be over, the threat from this virus continues to grow. 

    While the two types of mosquitoes known to carry Zika are not found in Oregon, they are found in the U.S., and the virus' ability to spread through sexual contact makes the infection a potential problem anywhere, including here in the Pacific Northwest.

    Since there is no cure for Zika and its potential effects to the fetus are devastating, prevention is key. Current CDC recommendations are for pregnant women and women trying to get pregnant to avoid travel entirely to areas with Zika outbreaks, including Puerto Rico and parts of Florida. If you must travel, avoid bites by using DEET, covering exposed skin, treating clothes with permethrin, and staying in air conditioned and screened areas. DEET is safe to use while pregnant.

    If you are still potentially exposed through mosquitoes or sexual activity, including unprotected sex with an infected partner, recommendations are for women to wait 8 weeks before conceiving. Exposed men with symptoms are advised to use condoms for a full 6 months before conceiving. 

    For Oregonians, Zika is a very real threat as a sexually-transmitted infection. Condom use or abstinence greatly decreases the chance of transmission and a test does exist to confirm infection. Should you have any questions or doubts, please see your doctor. Keep updated by checking www.acog.org/zika and www.cdc.gov/zika.

    Northwest Women’s Clinic

    11750 SW Barnes Road, Suite 300

    2222 NW Lovejoy St., Suite 619

    (503) 416-9922

    www.nwwc.com

    Brought to you by Neal Kuhnhausen - Kuhnhausen's Furniture Showcase - FURNITURE INSIDER -


    KUHNHAUSEN'S FURNITURE SHOWCASE - Neal KuhnhausenIf you’re looking to tie a room together with some finishing touches, figuring out just what your room needs can be the hardest part. Often times, décor items such as beautiful accessories or art work can provide the final brushstrokes for a masterpiece of a room. Sometimes what a room really needs, however, is another piece of furniture to tie everything together.

    For kitchen and dining areas a Buffet brings great style to any space without overpowering the main pieces of a kitchen space. Perfect for storing dinnerware and table linens, a buffet can also display photos, candles, vases, and other unique items, making buffets a versatile piece that can serve multiple functions.

    If you are looking to bring a little more sophistication to your bedroom or office space, Bookcases are a wonderful addition. Available in a variety of styles and finishes from Whittier Wood, Mystique and Hooker Furniture, bookcases help to tidy up your living spaces, displaying everything from books to ornaments to CD’s and movies.

    Sometimes, when things seem just a bit off, all you really need is a great Accent Chair. Perfect for corners (with a new lamp!), near fireplaces, or adjacent to larger furniture pieces such as sofas, accent chairs contribute a flair of style while bringing a room full circle.

    Whether you’re looking for a casual piece of furniture or something a little more upscale, come browse the wide selection of furniture available at Kuhnhausen’s today; we’ve got just what you need!

    Kuhnhausen’s Furniture Showcase

    2640 East Burnside, Portland, Oregon 97214

    (503) 234-6638

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    by Jennifer Anderson
    Tickets available for tasty bites, spirited education It’ll be an epic weekend of food and drink, Sept. 15-18, as Feast Portland takes…
    COURTESY: TRIUMPH PHOTOGRAPHY - Lakewood Theatre Company will put on '1776,' about the Declaration of Independence, Sept. 9-Oct. 16.
    Sep 07, 2016

    Short List

    by Jason Vondersmith
    STAGE ‘The Gun Show’ CoHo Productions, with director Shawn Lee and performer Vin Shambry and starting its 21st season, presents the…
    COURTESY PHOTO - DJ O.G. One, aka David Jackson, the Trail Blazers' deejay, helped organize the first Portland Black Music Festival.
    Sep 07, 2016

    Black music fest organizers hope to grow a new tradition

    by Rob Cullivan
    Nascent event set for Sept. 11 at Mission Theater Members of Portland’s jazz, hip hop, soul and R&B communities are coming together to…
    Sep 07, 2016

    Live Music

    by Rob Cullivan
    Sept. 13 Sympathy for their devils It might seem impossible to update sounds rooted in the 19th and early 20th centuries, but The…
    Sep 07, 2016

    Bits & Pieces

    by Jason Vondersmith
    Disjecta stuff Disjecta’s Portland 2016 Biennial, which stretched to venues around the state, enters its final week. Locally, there’ll…
    COURTESY PHOTO - (From left) Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler bring Black Sabbath to Sunlight Supply Amphitheater Sept. 13 on the fabled metal band's farewell tour.
    Sep 07, 2016

    Ozzy ponders Sabbath's legacy

    by Rob Cullivan
    Metal pioneers' Sept. 13 concert part of final tour To original metal fans, Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath were synonymous with…
    COURTESY PHOTO - STAN LEE
    Sep 07, 2016

    Comic Con honors roots Marvel-ously

    by Jason Vondersmith
    Stan Lee, Jon Heder, John Cusack among celeb guests, writers It’s five years old now, and the Rose City Comic Con, Sept. 10-11 at the…
    COURTESY PHOTO - ELIZABETH WOODY
    Sep 05, 2016

    Book Report: A conversation with Oregon's new poet laureate

    by Michaela Bancud
    Elizabeth Woody the first Native American to hold the title Elizabeth Woody is leaving Portland for good. In March, Gov. Kate Brown…
    TRIBUNE PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Bike shop owner and pro team manager Molly Cameron (left) helps cyclocross grow in numbers and equality for all. She helped a reporter - the Tribune's Jennifer Anderson - gear up to race for the first time with the help of her team sponsor, Blue Bicycles.
    Sep 05, 2016

    PEDAL TO THE METAL WITH PORTLAND CYCLOCROSS

    by Jennifer Anderson
    Newbie plunges into race scene, while Molly Cameron nurtures all levels Each September, thousands of mud-loving, cowbell-clanging…
    Sep 05, 2016

    Movie Time

    by Jason Vondersmith
    Big screen Last week, Sept. 2 “Morgan”; “The Light Between the Oceans”; “Complete Unknown” This week, Sept. 9 “Sully” (WB), PG-13, 91…
    COURTESY IMAGE - Laika's new stop-motion animated film 'Kubo and the Two Strings' has some Academy Award buzz surrounding it. Each of Laika's three previous films received Oscar nominations.
    Sep 05, 2016

    'Kubo' another hit movie for Laika

    by Geoff Pursinger
    Local studio's fourth animated feature getting Oscar buzz The Laika film “Kubo and the Two Strings” opened in cinemas nationwide…
    TOYOTA MOTOR SALES USA - Toyota has improved the styling of the Corolla in recent years, and the popular compact now looks ready to go head-to-head against the newest competitors.
    Sep 02, 2016

    Test Drive: 2016 Toyota Corolla

    by Jim Redden
    Has it really been 50 years since Toyota first introduced the Corolla, the best selling car in the world and the model that paved the…
    COURTESY: JULIANA HUXTABLE - Juliana Huxtable teams with Kelly Pratt as part of the opening-night festivities for Time-Based Art Festival.
    Sep 01, 2016

    TBA, annual contemporary arts fest, spreads tentacles across town

    by Joseph Gallivan
    It happens Sept. 8-18 Will there be naked people writhing in food? Of course. TBA:16, technically the 14th annual Time-Based Art…
    COURTESY: BLAINE TRUITT COVERT - Nicolo Fonte, the new resident choreographer, has worked with Oregon Ballet Theatre for many years, including last year on the acclaimed 'Beautiful Decay' with dancers Chauncey Parsons and Gregg Bielemeier.
    Sep 01, 2016

    Fonte helps bend and shape OBT

    by Jason Vondersmith
    Expect daring approach to dance in resident choreographer's 'Giant' For the past 25 years, Kevin Irving and Nicolo Fonte haven’t been…
    TRIBUNE PHOTO: JENNIFER ANDERSON - A kim chi brisket sandwich by Chef Rick Gencarelli of Lardo was one of the 12 featured dishes at last weekend's Korean Food Festival. Chefs prepared a mix of fusion dishes like this, and authentic Korean dishes like hotteok - the fluffy pancake street food filled with brown sugar, cinnamon and walnuts.
    Sep 01, 2016

    Bread & Brew: Beyond kim chi: Korean food, culture reign

    by Jennifer Anderson
    Last weekend's food fest shines light on nonprofit's mission There was a whole lot of kim chi last weekend at the second annual Korean…
    COURTESY: DAVID STRAUB - Artists Repertory Theatre puts on 'Trevor,' about a chimpanzee raised by a human family, Sept. 6-Oct. 9.
    Aug 31, 2016

    Short List

    by Jason Vondersmith
    STAGE ‘The Lion King’ The hit Broadway musical has more shows left before it leaves Portland: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Sept. 1-2, 2…