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Many Rivers to Cross: Anti-LNG Protest on the Clackamas River



No matter which side of the issue you're on, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and its transportation have become a scorching topic here in the Northwest. Presidential candidates have been asked about it. Governor Kulongoski has been ...   More
 
Thursday, June 12, 2008 by Jason Howd

Former Economic Hit Man John Perkins at Powell's tonight



John Perkins used to be a self-described “economic hit man,” a player in the global game of corporate kickball helping the business goliaths claim the power formerly held by governments and the people. Now, Perkins wants to find a way out of the mess...   More
 
Friday, June 6, 2008 by Jason Howd

Update: Family of Fallen Cyclist Brett Jarolimek Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit




On June 4, the family of cyclist Brett Jarolimek, killed in October 2007, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the employee of the driver involved, AGG Enterprises, and the driver himself, 40-year-old Oregon City ...   More
 
Thursday, June 5, 2008 by Jason Howd

FLEET WEEK: Seamen to Descend on Portland Waterfront




Wahooo!

That sound isn't a torpedo siren; it's just our annually visiting seamen signaling that they're once again ready to fire their own brand of Tomahawk missiles on willing locals.

It's Portland Rose Festival Fleet Week...   More
 
Tuesday, June 3, 2008 by Jason Howd

Cyclone Aid


News Stories
When Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar on May 3, many in the local aid community hoped they could immediately get shipments of food, medicine and other supplies into the Irrawaddy Delta region that was harde ...   More
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2008 Jason Howd

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
This former market housed in something like a basement is just what you would expect from the exterior: dark, smoky and filled with the sound of workaday griping from neighborhood guzzlers. Grab a leisurely game of chess while downing a hearty 20.5-ounce pint for the price of a 16-ounce during happy   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Jason Howd

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Known for millennia as a place to go before the show, the Well is situated smack dab in the center of the Old Town entertainment zone. Previously nonsmoking until 3 pm, Ankeny’s is now smoke-free until 9:30 pm—an awkward policy, since it smells like a smoking bar, but your smoker friends   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Jason Howd

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
Go ahead—bring all the kids you want to this Irishy Irvington pub. Sip an imperial pint from Eire (Murphy’s, Beamish, Guinness) or the bastards next door (Newcastle and Strongbow) while little Angus and Fiona try their hands at darts. When they’re done poking holes in each other, s   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Jason Howd

Drink 2008


Food Reviews & Stories
White, sleek and perhaps even sexy—this small Northeast corner spot is an Eames dream. Designer chairs and wine glasses could be intimidating, but the windowed, romantic space is suitable for the occasional sipper or vino aficionado. The small, mostly seasonal fare is meant to complement the m   More
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 Jason Howd

On the MOVE in Portland: Ramona Africa and Craig Rosebraugh Speak Tomorrow





What a double bill!

In a benefit for the organization MOVE, controversial political acti...   More
 
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 by Jason Howd
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