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6A High School Basketball Championships Return To Portland




The state basketball championships for Oregon boys and girls at the 6A level are coming back to Portland.

The Oregon School Activities Association today announced a new agreement with the Rose Quarter replacing the    More
 
Monday, June 29, 2009 by Allison Ferre

Stonewall Anniversary: One Gay Couple Remembers What It Was Like 40 Years Ago




Eric Marcoux and Eugene Woodworth just celebrated their 56th anniversary as a couple.

When they met in Chicago in 1953 when Marcoux was 23 and Woodworth was 25, they always answered “Yes” when people asked them if they were brothers. Now in 2009...   More
 
Thursday, June 25, 2009 by Allison Ferre

Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. or 39th Ave.? That Was The Question





An estimated 300 people filled City Council chambers on Tuesday night- a capacity crowd that required another 50 people to go to the adjacent Portland Building to watch a live feed of the dueling testimony over the propose...   More
 
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 by Allison Ferre

Bill To Rename Killingsworth Post Office After Martin Luther King




U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) is back with a bill proposing to rename the U.S. Postal Service office at 630 NE Killingsworth Ave. the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Post Office.

The measure failed to pass in the last congressional session. But Blumenauer spokeswoman Erin Allweiss says the Oregon Democrat is “feeling optimistic” the bill he introduced la...   More
 
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 by Allison Ferre

The World Leaves Our City




The World, a 644-foot luxury liner dubbed the only residential community at sea, pulled away from the west bank of the Willamette at 5:43 this morning to head for the brackish waters of Astoria.

We were there — in the rain, at the crack of dawn — to send her off. Bon voyage, giant ship....   More
 
Friday, June 19, 2009 by Allison Ferre

Easy Ride

For one parade, embattled Mayor Sam Adams enjoys support.


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Lined up behind Stumptown clowns and drag queens on Segways, Mayor Sam Adams’ ride in the city’s Pride Parade last weekend was not a rough one. Adams’ would-be recallers plan to file ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 17, 2009 Allison Ferre
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