I am sincerely impressed with the amount of quality work the Mercury produced this week. Yay!
"I am sincerely impressed with the amount of quality work the Mercury produced this week. Yay!" GaudiLab / iStock / Getty Images Plus

HEY THERE, BUSY LIZZIE! Look, it's completely understandable that since you've been SO busy, you may have missed some of the great reporting and stories the Mercury churned out this week! So while you're lounging about this weekend, catch up on the knowledge you need by reading some of these A+++ Mercury articles! (PRO TIP: If you despise being "the last to know," then be one of the first to know by signing up for Mercury newsletters! All the latest stories shipped directly to your email's in-box... and then... YOUR HEAD.)

PPB Deputy Chief Chris Davis Leaving for Wisconsin Police Chief Job

Take a Look at the Delicious Burgers You'll Be Eating During the Mercury's BURGER WEEK!

Mayor Wheeler Directs Police to Research Body Cams—Again

Savage Love: Mum and Dad

As Portland's Transportation Commissioner, Hardesty Lets Equity Lead

Preserving Palestine Through Food: A Look Inside Jerusalem Rose Market

Gov. Brown Orders Healthcare Workers to Either Get Vaccinated or Take Weekly COVID Tests

James Gunn's The Suicide Squad Is A Vast Improvement From Its Predecessor, With More On Its Mind

Support for Renters Falls Short As Eviction Moratorium Ends

A Peek at the City's Proposed Police Discipline Guide

POP QUIZ PDX: It's Portland's Funnest Quiz for the Week of August 6!

Timbers Trade Ebobisse; Tensions Mount Among Team and Fans

Gov. Brown Endorses Rose Quarter Freeway Cover Design, Moves Project Forward

WOW, THAT IS A LOT OF GOOD READIN'. I hope you didn't have any other plans this weekend! Dig in, and remember: Producing all this hard work costs moolah—so please consider contributing to the Mercury to keep it all coming! Thanks!