David Stabler, The Oregonian

David Stabler

The Oregonian

Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by David:

Welcome to My World: Mixing drinks, fending off jerks and listening for the empty glass

Note: This is the second in an ongoing series of stories sharing wisdom and life lessons from notable men and women in the Portland region, in their own words. Got a suggestion for someone we should interview? See the bottom of this... → Read More

Welcome to My World: The drama, giggles and underwear humor of kindergarten

Note: This is the first in an ongoing series of stories sharing wisdom and life lessons from notable men and women in the Portland region, in their own words. Got a suggestion for someone we should interview? See the bottom... → Read More

Change or die: Can Portland become an arts destination in summer?

Beginning in 2016, opera -- yes, opera -- will pop up in the merry months of May, June, July and August. In a change-or-die move, Portland Opera is shifting its four productions to summer. It's a bold move in a city that likes to play outside. But eventually, other arts groups would like to spring off the opera's move and make Portland a summer arts destination, much like Santa Fe and St. Louis.… → Read More

Suicide note indicates more victims by Portland martial arts instructor accused of sex abuse

Before he hung himself, Eben Kaneshiro wrote a note to detectives, telling them where to find information on additional victims in the Portland area. → Read More

Holy spandex! Portland doesn't deserve elite bike status, cyclists say

Is Portland in danger of losing bragging rights as one of the most bike-friendly cities in the country? → Read More

Man flashes judge, sentenced to 30 days for contempt

"How he was able to do that with restraints was pretty creative," Umatilla County sheriff's Capt. Stewart Harp says of Dustin Irons. → Read More

I almost hit a cyclist! 6 things I learned driving to work

No, I wasn't texting. I was impersonating a driver. I thought I was getting away with it until I turned left and there she was. A cyclist in the middle of a crosswalk. We both jerked to a stop, inches... → Read More

A life in two acts: Birch Community Services co-founder discovered redemption in a loaf of bread

The impulse to start Birch Community Services came after someone left a loaf of squished bread on his front porch. → Read More

Fatal crash closes Hwy 58 near Oakridge, Oregon State Police say

Oregon State Troopers said they are investigating a fatal crash on Highway 58 in Central Oregon. The crash occurred at milepost 45, east of Oakridge, between Oakridge and Odell Lake. Police have closed the highway. Check http://www.tripcheck.com for alternate routes. -- David Stabler → Read More

Victim, suspect identified in Northeast Portland shooting

William Palmer HeyserPortland Police  Portland Police identified Arthur James Palmer III, 46, as the man they found dead in the front yard of a residence on Northeast Morris Street, early Saturday morning. Officers arrested William Palmer Heyser, 51, and booked him into... → Read More

Man dies in shooting in Northeast Portland, police say

Police have no suspects in the killing of the unidentified man at a residence on Northeast Morris Street. → Read More

Portland Metro Saturday forecast: Cloudy and cooler

Saturday will dry out from overnight rain and hit highs near 62. → Read More

That's opera? A new company takes a radical approach to an old art form

Eric Stern creates Hungry Opera Machine to make opera accessible to everyone. → Read More

Portland dance company 'shocked' by eviction notice

Differences with the company that holds its lease means Conduit Dance must move out by Wednesday, March 18. → Read More

Secrets of St. Johns revealed in walking tour

Artist Khris Soden leads a scripted, 1.5 mile tour through the historic neighborhood. → Read More

12 things to do in Ashland: Best places to eat, walk, shop (readers write)

An Ashland guide to the best seats, a walk in Lithia Park, the best Mexican food and where to spot actors after hours. → Read More

Oregon Ballet Theatre's 2015/16 season brings back romance with 'Romeo and Juliet'

The season includes three new works, including OBT's premiere of August Bournonville's Act III from "Napoli." → Read More

Pacific Northwest College of Art moves into light-filled new home

A standout feature is a central atrium with a suspended mezzanine floor. Cables that resemble ship's rigging, suspend the floor underneath glass and girders. → Read More

'Lion King,' 'Book of Mormon,' 'Wizard of Oz' light up Portland's 2015/16 Broadway series

The season at the Keller Auditorium includes 10 musical events, starting with "Pippin" in September and ending with the Tony-winning "Lion King" in August, 2016. → Read More

Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2015 opens with enthralling crime thriller, 'Fingersmith' (review)

The new play shows OSF's reach and ambition, and it's thrilling to watch. → Read More