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Portland still has water wasters, but check out our suburban hosers.

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Oregon's got plenty of water, right? Ample amounts of cool, clean liquid fill the Bull Run Reservoir, tucked away safely on the forested flanks of Mount Hood. To the west, the Coast Range supplies Was ...   More
Wednesday, September 8, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Soccer Mum?

Timbers Army told to stand down.

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Highlights from Thursday's Timbers' rout of the Minnesota Thunder included a pair of goals from Beaverton native Andrew Gregor, flawless goaltending by Josh Saunders and a carefully worded letter dist ...   More
Wednesday, August 11, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Polo Clubbed

Parks officials cap boozy tradition.

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It is tradition. Every Sunday for the past two years, a loose-knit gaggle of bike messengers and punk rockers have ridden their two-wheeled steeds onto an abandoned Alberta Park tennis court where, ar ...   More
Wednesday, August 4, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Lemons out of Lemonade

Portland welcomes Dick Cheney back to town.

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Evidently the 170 protesters corralled into a patch of land along Northeast Columbia Boulevard failed to get the message from Boston. On the same night Bill Clinton promised the Democrats' campaign ag ...   More
Wednesday, July 28, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Alex Laws

Rogue of the Week
Mary Ann Schwab believes in preventive maintenance. That's why, 10 years ago, when she was in the market for a car, she dropped her $10,088 at Alexander Chrysler-Plymouth on Northeast Sandy Boulevard ...   More
Wednesday, July 14, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Trashed in the Rose Quarter

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Spend a few minutes at the artfully remodeled Rose Quarter Transit Center and you may feel like you're in a major European city. You'll see commuters bustling to and from the three MAX lines and 14 bu ...   More
Wednesday, July 7, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Mount Scott Middle School

Rogue of the Week
Here at Rogue Central, we're convinced charter schools do a better job than traditional public schools in reaching kids struggling in conventional classrooms. We also believe they deserve the same pro ...   More
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

On the Trail of a Killer

Blight outbreak rustles Oregon treegrowers.

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Investigators from the Oregon Department of Agriculture descended upon a Scappoose nursery this month, in hopes of containing an outbreak of sudden oak death--a blight that could spell disaster for th ...   More
Wednesday, June 23, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Feeling a Draft?

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The U.S. Army's expanded "stop-loss" order last Wednesday came short of adding new troops to the ranks. It did, however, resurrect a fear unknown for a generation: the draft.Rumors about plans for rei ...   More
Wednesday, June 9, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick

Moving Violation?

Mobile billboards skirt city's ban.

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In the world of outdoor advertising, Portland is viewed as hostile territory. Yet some clever billboard owners have found a loophole in the city's law big enough to, well, drive a truck through.Two mo ...   More
Wednesday, June 2, 2004 Dave Fitzpatrick
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