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One day, three sports and 10,500 feet in elevation change.

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What the hell am I doing here? This morning I was on Mount Hood; this afternoon, underneath the Burnside Bridge. And now? I’m staring out at the Pacific Ocean, smelling of salt. And my knee is b ...   More
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Shawn O'bryant

Give!Guide Alum Wins Environmental Award

Green Empowerment, a Portland based non-profit, has received an international    More
Monday, April 20, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Breakfast With Blazer-maniacs

The scene outside the Rose Garden this morning looked like a refugee camp.

Nothing like a chance to buy tickets for the Trail Blazers' first playoff appearance...   More
Thursday, April 16, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Here's What Portland's Newest Bridge Looks Like

Portland's Willamette riverscape is slotted to get its first major bridge makeover in 36 years. And beginning this Tuesday through the rest of this month, the public may check it out by going to City Hall to view a model of the stylish upgrade.

Th...   More
Monday, April 6, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Portland Wastes Not ... At Least According to This List

The term "green" can mean just about anything and often carries about as much weight as a bundle of balloons.

But in America's never-ending q...   More
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Phishing for Tickets At Inflated Prices

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It's been more than four years since Phish left the stage in Vermont in what was supposed to be their last show ever.
But the band is reuniting to the glee of its "phans," planning a 25-show summer tour in 18 venues nationwi...   More
Monday, March 30, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Here's Why Tibetans Will Be Protesting in Pioneer Courthouse Square

To mark the time 50 years ago that the Dalai Lama was forced into exile amid the Tibetan uprising, China has declared a new holiday, “   More
Thursday, March 26, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Follow The Money, Stimulus Style

Want to track where all the stimulus money is going in Oregon?

Heeding taxpayers' call for accountability and transparency, the state on Monday launched an Oregon Stimulus Report...   More
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

Kids Keep On Rocking For The Third World

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Grant Ellman is 13 years old, in seventh grade and isn't nervous to play the Crystal Ballroom.

“I'm used to playing shows like that,” he says. Gran...   More
Monday, March 23, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant

If You Think Enough is Enough With The Bailout, Here's Your Protest

As reports continue about financial institutions' misuse of government bailout money, the "masses" have finally organized.

On this Thursday, March 19, takebacktheeconom...   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 by Shawn O'bryant
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