Why does the new light-rail bridge have less vertical clearance than other bridges?
Why is it that the new
Duniway/Cascadia/Tillicum/Wy’east bridge has a lower deck and less
vertical clearance for ships than the two immediately adjacent bridges,
the Ross Island and the Marqua
Is it just me, or is Portland being invaded by
Californians? Lately I’ve counted between six and 14 cars per day with
California license plates. What gives? —Mini Coupe
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Who paid for the interstate signs pointing to the Moda Center instead of the Rose Garden?
I noticed all the interstate signs have been changed to
direct people to Moda Center instead of the Rose Garden. Who paid for
those new signs? Paul Allen or you and me?
—A Different Paul
An asshole coyote just reduced our chicken population
from 14 to five. There’s probably a fine for shooting that bastard in
the face, but what should I do instead?
You’ve got asshole
Should hospital workers really be wearing their scrubs everywhere?
I live in South Waterfront, near OHSU,
and I see people wearing scrubs everywhere. If scrubs are worn to
maintain cleanliness in the hospital, doesn’t wearing them out to Little
Big Burger def
What would it take to freeze the Willamette River over?
All this snow and ice reminded me of those old pictures
where people are driving across the Willamette in their Model T’s. How
cold would it have to get for me to drive my Civic across the river
Who’s moving into these apartments going up all over North Portland?
Who’s moving into these apartments going up all over
North Portland? Are they there to serve the projected 1 million
newcomers, or are they foolishly tempting a soon-to-be-imploding market?
Why does Oregon have a child car-seat law but not one for bicycles?
Could you explain why Oregon has a child car-seat law
but not one for bicycles? And why is it OK to drag little children
around behind a bicycle in a flimsy tent-cart?
—Hot Seat Su
A cynic mig
With regard to how the Pearl District got its name—I heard it was named after the original developer’s favorite slave.
You’re a laugh riot, Leon. Ordinarily, a letter like yours