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If You Oppose the Columbia River Crossing Proposal, This Protest May Be For You

Pissed about the proposed $4 billion makeover of the Columbia River Crossing? Then head to Peninsula Park (700 North Rosa Parks Way) this Sunday, June 14 to pedal with Portlan...   More
Tuesday, June 9, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Booze News You Can Use

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has extended its "temporary" 50 cent surcharge on each bottle of distilled spirits. The surcharge was supposed to end June...   More
Friday, June 5, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

WW's May We Interrupt Your Day: We Launch Weekly "Web-isodes"

buses to the downtown mall on Fifth and Sixth avenues:

buses to the downtown mall on Fifth and Sixth avenues:

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Friday, May 29, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Hometown Skaters Have Chance to Head to X-Games

On June 1, the "Department of Skateboarding" will host a skate jam/conte...   More
Thursday, May 28, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Mall Aboard

The buses return to their downtown home. So do the street people.

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After 2 1/2 years of upsetting construction and commuter displacement, Portland’s buses have returned from Southwest 3rd and 4th avenues to their longtime home on Southwest 5th and 6th avenues. ...   More
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Shawn O'bryant

Second Ain't So Bad

Meadow Park Middle School student Arjun Kandaswamy had already proven his geography chops by beating everyone at his Beaverton school, everyone from Oregon and 47 other state winners at the National Geogrraphic bee in Washington D.C. yesterday.
In the sudden death, tie-breake...   More
Thursday, May 21, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Economics for Dummies

Climate change skeptics first complained that calls for emission controls were unscientific, but now their argument has morphed into the fiscal impossibility of reducing our carbon footprint (“especially in this economy,” they might add).
“First it ...   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Green Fee

Will $5 from each PSU Student make the campus any friendlier to the environment?

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Here’s an anomaly in our sustainable city—Portland State University has the lowest possible ranking among colleges for environmental friendliness, according to Princeton’s Review of ...   More
Wednesday, May 20, 2009 Shawn O'bryant
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