Portland, Maine: 'Life's good here'
PORTLAND, Maine - Everyone knows that what happens in Las Vegas "stays in Vegas."
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Medford, the largest city in southern Oregon, is an active, vibrant city. Named for an early pioneer's home town in Massachusetts, this Medford sits in the middle of the Rogue Valley, ringed by mountains.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
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Seaside's sister city gives cash, goodwill
Seaside Heights Meets Seaside, Oregon: Seaside, Ore. arrives in Seaside Heights to donate funds for a new welcome sign which is a tourist's first impression.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Dallas real estate company buys Lloyd Center; KGW parent Belo is also purchased
Real estate : Elliot Njus reports that a Dallas-based real estate firm called Cypress Equities Real Estate Investment Management said Thursday it had acquired Portland's Lloyd Center .
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Historic Building Epitomizes Revitalization of Downtown Eugene
The City of Eugene has been striving for decades to revitalize its downtown. For years, the neighborhood has been home to vacant buildings, empty pits, crime and decay.
Sisters customers connect with youth; PSU attacker is sex offender: Downtown/Northwest Portland news
Food Works youths Kyle, whose back is turned, and Tiara, facing him, work with Kathy Albert, right, Sisters volunteer, and Sammy, behind her, a Sisters customer, on the Food Works farm on Sauvie Island.
It's Friday Art Walk somewhere! Downtown Springfield's Second Friday Art Walk has a theme: Building Bridges Through Art.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Downtown startup Chirpify takes big step; new streetcar next week... maybe
Back to slipper sock weather, according to forecasts . Today will be mid-60s and overcast, with a 30 percent chance of rain.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Push for Chiron Studies; naked bike ride meets Rose Festival: Downtown/Northwest Portland news
Portland State University students in May rallied twice, marching into the provost's office, in support of preserving the Chiron Studies program, and to voice concerns about "behind closed door decision-making."
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Big Crowds for Tulsa Tough Means Big Business Downtown
The barricades were up, the crowds were growing, and cyclists were already out Friday afternoon, getting a feel for the course.
'Cyclepedia' at Portland Art Museum; a reporter panhandles: Downtown/Northwest Portland
Slightly cooler today, with highs hitting 75 degrees, according to forecasts . Isn't it nice when "cooler" is 75? In other news: Portland Art Museum's 'Cyclepedia' displays brilliant, beautiful and wacky bicycles: Starting Saturday, 40 brilliant, beautiful, weird and funny bicycles come to Portland from a private collection in Vienna, Austria.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Fight against Forest Park ivy; sit-lie quietly dies in committee: Downtown/Northwest Portland news
Conservationists, Linnton neighborhood team up to battle ivy in, around Forest Park: While English ivy is used as a pretty climber or ground cover, conservationists see it as an invasive weed that chokes out trees and ecosystems, and a particular threat to Forest Park -- a city park lined with 10 miles of backyards in the Linnton neighborhood.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Seafood company finding jobs for workers displaced by plant fire
WARRENTON, Ore. Investigators still don't know what caused a massive fire that destroyed a Pacific Coast Seafoods plant in Warrenton on Tuesday.
Downtown art abounds to begin summer season
The next New Bern Artwalk is a month away, but new and continuing exhibits abound along a stroll of Pollock, Middle, Craven and South Front streets as the early summer months begin.
Downtown, Northwest hot spots for bike theft; cab driver attacked: Downtown/Northwest Portland news
Yesterday's block of sunshine -- I have the farmer's tan line to prove it -- continues today, according to forecasts , with highs in the 80s.
Man Steals Cab In Downtown Portland
Police are looking for a man who attack a Broadway Cab driver in downtown Portland last night and then stole his car.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Boke Bird Thursdays; Bellevue, Wash. Taiwanese; exquisite affogato: The best thing I ate...
Chowing down at Bellevue, Wash.' s Facing East. From bottom left: a glutinous oyster pancake, ground pork over rice, sesame paste noodles, fried fish cake, pork belly bun, pig ears, and, in the foreground, an empty bowl of beef noodle soup.
Downtown needle exchange; Run for the Love of Dove: Downtown/Northwest Portland news
With funding intact, Outside In needle exchange continues mission to curb HIV: Funding for a needle exchange has been a constant struggle since Outside In executive director Kathy Oliver started the program in 1989, though public health officials say it's the most effective way to curb the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C and to keep needles out of ... (more)
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Salt Lake City is not what you think it might be
Left: Salt Lake City-County Building. This weekend is the Gay Pride Festival, and a "Gay Pride" flag hangs proudly in front of City Hall.