As the Northwest Boils, an Aversion to Air-Conditioners Wilts

Before the first batch of Nutella and sea salt doughnuts was sold on Fremont Street on Wednesday morning, Brianna Gneckow posed a question to her co-workers at Pip’s Original Doughnuts: “Does everybody have water?” But by lunch, hours before Portland endured a record high of 103 degrees, the staff had switched off the fryer and locked the doors.