The annual Go Green conference returns to Portland on Tuesday, Oct. 6, bringing business and government officials together to discuss everything from the wine industry to what Islam teaches about the environment. Keynote speakers include Ibrahim Abdul-Matin, director of community affairs at the New York City Department of Environmental Protection and author of 'Green Deen: What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Planet;' Gifford Pinchot III, founder and president emeritus of Pinchot University; and Deborah Kafoury, Multnomah County chair.
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Ted Wheeler says he's already dominating the race for Portland mayor. The state treasurer's camp is trying to bolster support by circulating polling numbers it says show Portlanders prefer Wheeler to Mayor Charlie Hales by double digits, and look more favorably on his recent work.
This afternoon at 5:30, the Portland mayoral candidate is scheduled to meet with potential donors at an invitation-only In a letter, Wheeler invited potential attendees to join him at "200 Market St. Portland ." "I hope that you will join me and other good friends for snacks, beverages and a conversation about my re-election campaign.
Singing, games, and '80s music will be used to commemorate Portlandia Thursday as the city celebrates the statue's 30th birthday atop its perch on the Portland Building. The celebration, held by the Regional Arts & Cultural Council, will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Standard Insurance Plaza, located across from the statue at 1100 S.W. 6th Ave. Mayor Charlie Hales, Arts Commissioner Nick Fish, and former mayor Bud Clark will attend the event, which is free and open to the public.
Portland-area lawmakers state Sen. Diane Rosenbaum and Rep. Jennifer Williamson were among more than 50 legislators from across the country who spent part of their time in Washington, D.C., listening to a pep talk Wednesday afternoon from President Barack Obama. Rosenbaum and Williamson joined 52 other Democrats and progressives in an Eisenhower Executive Office Building fourth-floor conference room Sept.
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