Burgerville Workers Union Rallies In Support of Fired Union Member

City Postpones Sweep of Springwater Corridor

A Warm Farewell

Moving Life, Still

A Warm Farewell

Story and photos by Pete Shaw “I’ll never stop believing in your smile Even though you didn’t stay, it was…

Moving Life, Still

Story and photos by Pete Shaw A few weeks ago I was in New Jersey. I go there twice a…

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Burgerville Workers Union Rallies In Support of Fired Union Member

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Story and photos by Pete Shaw The Walla Walla onion rings–so good that they named them twice–have arrived at Burgerville. Inside its stores, signs advertise the food while emphasizing the community values Burgerville espouses to distinguish itself from the larger fast food chains such as McDonald’s and Burger King. One placard shows a farmer kneeling…

City Postpones Sweep of Springwater Corridor

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Story and photos by Pete Shaw Resistance mounted by houseless residents of the Springwater Corridor and their allies has resulted in Mayor Charlie Hales delaying sweeping away people without housing who live along the trail. Two weeks ago Hales announced that camping would no longer be allowed along Portland’s portion of the 21 mile long…

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A Warm Farewell

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Story and photos by Pete Shaw “I’ll never stop believing in your smile Even though you didn’t stay, it was all worthwhile.” –Donnie Fritts This month Portland is losing two very fine activists in Alyssa…

Moving Life, Still

My brother.  He coulda been a contender.

Story and photos by Pete Shaw A few weeks ago I was in New Jersey. I go there twice a year, and I should tell you now that this is not the lead-in to a…

As American as Cherry Pie

Photo by Kathryn Kendall

  “Where’s evil? It’s that large part of every man that wants to hate without limit, that wants to hate with God on its side. It’s that part of every man that finds all kinds…