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Does Travel Portland Know the Difference Between Mount Hood and Mount Bachelor?

As we ready ourselves for ski season, an alert reader notes an error in the video that's been on the Travel Portland website for months.

The Travel Portland video features a variety of ...   More
Friday, October 8, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Anti-war Rally This Saturday

A large mass of rhyming activists will gather on Portland's South Park Blocks this Saturday to chant, "Money for Jobs and Education, not Occupation."

According to the flier promoting the Oct. 9 demonstration, organizers demand a halt to occupati...   More
Friday, October 8, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Rally for Sanity Moving to New Bridge

Organizers of Portland's "Rally to Restore Sanity" have found a new location to hold their demonstration later this month.
The original local site was under the west side of the Morrison Bridge. But organizers say they're moving the Oct. 30 event to the...   More
Thursday, October 7, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Portland Rally on Friday Against FBI Raids in Midwest

The FBI has been opening a few new doors in its fight against terrorism. Or rather it's been busting open several.

Activists will gather in downtown Portland tomorrow for a speakout ...   More
Thursday, September 30, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

City Unions Rally in Downtown Portland

Hundreds of unionized workers employeed by the city of Portland snaked through busy downtown sidewalks to an afternoon rally today outside City Hall.

Chanting "What do we want? Contract. When do want it? Now," protesters-organized by the Distr...   More
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Liberals Plan Local Rally for Sanity at Morrison Bridge

Portland liberals would like to give Glenn Beck something to chew on.

Next month, hundreds will heed Daily Show Host John Stewart's    More
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Portland Rally Peacefully Protests Police Violence

At 85 degrees, it was a hot day for a rally today in downtown Portland to demonstrate for change in the Police Bureau. But the crowd was anything but heated as they demonstrated peacefully and held up signs that said things like "Justic...   More
Saturday, September 25, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

New Center for Victims of Domestic Violence Hosts Grand Opening

For victims of domestic violence in Multnomah County, finding support has become a little easier.

The new Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services holds its grand opening this afternoon at 1 pm. City Commissioner Dan Saltzman and County Chairman Jef...   More
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Beaverton Caves to National Pressure on Mexican Celebration

If you've been living a Lars Larson-less existence, you may not have noticed the controversy that engulfed Beaverton recently.

In honor of the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence from Spain this year, the City of Beaverton had decided ...   More
Tuesday, September 7, 2010 by Jacob Pierce

Native American Youth and Family Center Goes Green

The Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) is ready to soak up the sun. The center has just installed rooftop solar panels and says the new system of 428 panels is the second largest in Multnomah County. They anticipate it will create 15 percent annual energy savings....   More
Thursday, September 2, 2010 by Jacob Pierce
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