They say the CRC is designed to be too low. Would legalized pot in Oregon fix it?
The folks planning the Columbia River Crossing bridge
made it too low for big cargo carriers. Would legalized pot in Oregon
fix this? Imagine: The bridge absorbs enough second-hand smoke to
Why aren't plastic sportsdrink bottles redeemable for deposit?
I recently learned that plastic sports-drink bottles
are not redeemable for the 5-cent deposit. Juice and tea containers are
also exempt from the bottle bill. Shouldn’t these also be part of thi
Is it true that the Tillamook Rock Lighthouse holds cremated remains?
In a list of Oregon “factoids,” I found the following:
“The Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, built in 1880, is currently used as the
final resting place of up to 467,000 cremated individuals.” A
Why are there so many TV shows filming in Portland lately?
With Portlandia, Grimm, and the last season of Leverage all taking place in our fair city, Portland seems to have become a hot setting for TV shows. Why are we getting so much attention now, after dec
I keep asking my friends and family to keep an eye out
for a Dr. Know compilation book for sale somewhere. Does one exist? You
crack me up and keep me well-informed about the world every week.
I work graveyard, where can I meet folks with the same work hours?
I work graveyard, and my days off are Monday through
Wednesday. Where can I meet folks with the same work hours? Is there
some special place they meet, like a coffee shop or gym, or do they just
I watch exactly one football game per year, the Super
Bowl, and I have no idea whom to root for. Is there any reason for an
Oregonian to prefer one side over the other? The Seahawks aren’t
What's with the huge gathering of crows at Southwest 5th Avenue and Salmon Street every morning?
Why do hundreds of crows gather in the trees at
Southwest 5th Avenue and Salmon Street around 7 every morning? Their
sound is deafening, and pedestrians have to dodge their droppings. What