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Unhappy Members of SEIU Local 503 Fall Short in Their Petition Drive Against Union Prez




Rogue of The Week alum Joe DiNicola has survived a petition drive seeking his recall as president of Service Employees International Union Local 503.
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Monday, September 8, 2008 by Anna Dukehart

The Coffee Files

That daily cup of joe is burning a hole in your gut. What about your wallet?


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It’s no secret that “cheater pints”—those tall glasses of beer that are supposed to contain 16 ounces of alcohol but really have only 14—have been disgracing local wateri ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 Anna Dukehart

Craig Allen

Home Depot employee wins gold medal … for philosophy.


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When you think of someone winning a philosophy competition, you might picture a Harvard grad, or maybe a law professor. Uh, not always. The winner of this year’s “Great American Think-Off& ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Anna Dukehart

Taste of Tanasbourne Attracts Unexpected Visitors



If you were out and about during last weekend's heatwave, you may have heard about the Taste of Tanasbourne, an outdoor festival created to showcase local Hillsboro and surrounding area businesses. Put on by    More
 
Tuesday, August 19, 2008 by Anna Dukehart

Proud to Meddle


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The same day hundreds of millions worldwide watched the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics from Beijing, a crowd of about 75 gathered at Portland International Airport to welcome home Tiri ...   More
 
Wednesday, August 13, 2008 Anna Dukehart

Local Tibet Protester Returns after Chinese Detention



Welcomed by waving flags, signs, cheers and smiling faces of the local Tibetan community, Tirian Mink arrived at the Portland Airport at 12:47 pm today. Mink returned from Beijing, where he was arrested and then detained by the Chinese authoritie...   More
 
Friday, August 8, 2008 by Anna Dukehart

RFK Jr. Makes Cameo in LNG Controversy



The dispute over the proposed siting of a liquefied natural gas facility (LNG) site on the Columbia River got an injection of environmental celebrity on Thursday. The Southwest Washington Sustainability Conference welcomed environmental ...   More
 
Friday, July 11, 2008 by Anna Dukehart

Rally to Boycott KFC Draws Honks


Yesterday afternoon, with rush hour looming, a group of determined activists with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals gathered atop the I-5 overpass at Northeast Alberta Street to encourage drivers to boycott    More
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 by Anna Dukehart
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