TriMet Taking Down Gresham's Living Room

Read about how teenagers spent their nights in the furniture

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News
TriMet is removing its 12-year-old Living Room sculpture from the Gresham Transit Center—because too many loitering teenagers are sitting in the concrete furniture.The sculpture will be dismantled at the end of October and returned to its creator, artist Tamsie Ringler."Completed in 2001, the artwork has raised safety and security concerns since 2008," writes TriMet spokeswoman Mary Fetsch. "The ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 AARON MESH

Vanifest Destiny: Rolling Roomies

A freeway breakdown and a new friend.


Culture Features
I expect the gas station to be empty. It’s 11 pm on a Sunday night, and I’m out on the border of Gresham to check on my broken-down van and maybe slip inside for shuteye. Instead, I see some   More
 
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 PETE COTTELL

Gun Battle

Second Amendment activists say a Multnomah County gun ordinance doesn’t apply within cities.


News Stories
Roxanne Ross says she was raised to believe every responsible citizen should own a gun. When she picked out her own handgun last fall, Ross went old school and chose a .357 Magnum revolver, whic   More
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

Swine Flu Vaccine Available This Saturday


News
Not to be lost amid all the news breaking elsewhere today in the Portland area, there's a piece of information about something else that's been newsworthy for quite some time — swine flu. Multnomah County's Health Department announced today that there will be a H1N1 vaccine clinic [PDF] this Saturday, Nov. 14 at Mt. Hood Community College, 26000 SE Stark Street in the Allied Health Building ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 HANK STERN

Gresham Legislative Candidate Capitalizes on Bringing Another Reagan Into the World


News
Today's honors for chutzpah go to Andre Wang, the Republican nominee for state representative in House District 50 (Gresham). In this slow period after the May 18 primary when legislative candidates are mostly flying below the radar until the fall, Wang figured out how to turn the birth of his son (additional points for naming him Reagan) into a news event — or at least the most original ...   More
 
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

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