By Taxpayer Association of Oregon pac An unprecedented coalition of activists have come together to promote an Oregon Grassroots Coalition Slate to send to the National GOP Convention. The Grassroots Coalition brings together people of diverse voices & values (Oregon …
May 26th, 2016
We live through myriads of seconds, yet it is always one, just one, that casts our entire inner world into turmoil, the second when the internal inflorescence, already steeped in every kind of fluid, condenses and crystallizes—a magical second, like the moment of generation, and like that moment concealed in the warm i
May 25th, 2016
Alexander's contract will become fully guaranteed for next season if he is not waived on or before June 30.
In 2011, The Oregonian/OregonLive's Joe Freeman wrote a feature on Kermit Washington and his goal to help the needy in Africa with his charity, Project Contact Africa. This week, Washington was arrested by federal agents in Los Angeles on charges that he embezzled nearly $500,000 in funds from that same charity over the yea
Should the Blazers hang onto and continue to develop Montero, who comes at a low cost? Or make room on the roster for more of an impact player?
Prosecutors have filed charges against former NBA forward Kermit Washington, accusing him of embezzling about a half-million dollars in charitable donations meant to help the needy in Africa and spending it on jewelry, vacations and other things.
With the NBA announcing that ads will now become a fixture on team jerseys, we take a look into what the future could hold for the Trail Blazers. Could these alternate jerseys ever become a reality?
As a Quaker, I am helped in turbulent times by considering the five Quaker “testimonies.”The testimonies are: Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community and Equality. (You can remember them with the mnemonic “SPICE”)Recently I’ve weighed the three major presidential candidates against th
The Blazers guard posted an interesting tweet after the defending NBA champs lost at Oklahoma City Tuesday night, leaving them down 3-1 in the playoff series and one loss from being eliminated from the NBA playoffs.
One of the pillars of freedom is free speech. Without it a democracy becomes an oligarchy (rule by the elite) and from there devolves to a kakistocracy (rule by the least competent). Free speech only exists when the public has … Continue rea
May 24th, 2016
Washington was arrested on a warrant Tuesday in Los Angeles. It's unknown if he has a lawyer.
Stephen Silas, who is currently an assistant coach with Charlotte Hornets, is popping up in coaching searches across the league and the list of interested teams includes the Blazers.
“There is no harm in ‘novelty,’ indeed, novelty keeps things fresh & alive.” – Frederic Goudy A “short, plump, pinkish, and puckish gentleman,” Frederic Goudy was not always a type designer. In fact, until the age of 40, he was …
Colm for Congress NRCC Grants On The Radar Status to GOP Nominee in CD 5 Stayton, OR — On May 23rd, the Nation Republican Congressional Committee named Colm Willis to their successful, nationally recognized “Young Guns” program. Willis’ campaign has …
Connaughton, a former MLB fourth round draft pick, is at extended spring training in Sarasota, Florida with the Baltimore Orioles, according to Roch Kubatko of MASN.
Brian Roberts, 30, enters the offseason as an unrestricted free agent.
Every designer loves fonts. It’s likely that you have many more than you know what to do with. (fun fact: the average font collection size hovers at 4500). On Wednesday, I’ll be hosting a Webcast to show how you can harness the …
Oregon Senate Republicans IP28’s Regressive Tax Would Have Devastating Effect on Oregon’s Economy Salem, Ore. – Yesterday, the Oregon Senate Interim Committee on Finance and Revenue heard a report on the potential effects of Initiative Petition 28, a ballot measure …
May 23rd, 2016
It's a Monday in the offseason, which means the return of Music Mondays for Trail Blazers point guard, and occasional rapper, Damian Lillard.
Well, mostly earlier today, save these two, which were taken last week, in the same good company, however. A new friend, Jennifer, and I, out walking. Discussing that word, friend, how often it is tricky and not quite enough, sometimes too much. In between oohing and aahing over the scent of pine, and how damn […]
Henderson, 28, enters the offseason as an unrestricted free agent.
Trail Blazers assistant coach Nate Tibbetts will interview with the Golden State Warriors for the lead assistant position
In this episode, Mike and Chuck touch on a few topics related to the Portland Trail Blazers, including, Chuck's offseason wish list and possible contract offers for the Blazers' own free agents.
The Portland Trail Blazers are heading to Las Vegas this summer to participate tournament-style offseason showcase on July 8-18.
Take a look back at Gerald Henderson's 2015-16 season as he heads into the offseason as a unrestricted free agent.
By John A. Charles, Jr. Google announced recently that it would no longer run ads for payday loans, the short-term loans that typically have high annual interest rates due to the poor credit of customers. Google’s decision is significant because … Continue reading
May 22nd, 2016
Richard Wagner (1813-1883) Johann Schrammel (1850-1893) Minna Keal (1909-1999) Sun Ra (1914-1993) George Tintner (1917-1999) Humphrey Lyttelton (1921-2008) Claude Ballif (1924-2004) John Browning (1933-2003) Peter Nero (1934) and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014) and from the New Music Box:
May 21st, 2016
Yesterday, my preview of the Vancouver Symphony's season finale was published by The Columbian newspaper here. The orchestra will play two symphonies of Shostakovich: his First and his Fifteenth. In the meantime, I'm still singing with the Bach Cantata Choir and our final concert of the season will take place tomorrow at 2
Oregon State had no answer for the USC Trojans Saturday afternoon. The Trojans' Brandon Perez led the team with 3 rbi's in a
Joseph Parry (1841-1903)Thomas "Fats" Waller (1904-1943)Gina Bachauer (1913-1976)Heinz Holliger (1939)Rosalind Plowright (1949)Linda Bouchard (1957)andAlbrecht Dürer (1471-1528)Alexander Pope (1688-1744)Andrei Sakharov (1921-1989)Robert Creeley (1926-2005)
May 20th, 2016
Travis Eckert too close to perfect for Trojans Oregon State got off to a good start in their weekend series at USC, the last r
Allen Crabbe, a restricted free agent heading into the offseason, has a $2,725,003 qualifying offer.
Quantino Allen coming to Corvallis from Florida Oregon State has secured their 3rd commitment for coach Gary Andersen's 2017 recr
You won't even believe what's getting rebooted, everything from 'MacGyver' to '24.'
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Frontwoman Erica Driscoll discusses the new EP and its single, "Pleasure."
June 11-12 @ Portland Expo – The Oregon Hemp Convention is an unbelievable opportunity for the entire cannabis industry to come together and introduce ourselves to the rush of new cannabis users in the state of Oregon.
Lauren Graham (aka Lorelai) stops by 'Ellen' to make the big reveal.
by Sen. Doug Whitsett The season for northwest wildfires has arrived, with two major forest fires already occurring in Northwestern Washington. Catastrophic wildfires have become progressively more destructive, causing enormous damage to both public and private forest and range lands, …
Check out the the new collab from RZA and Interpol's Paul Banks.
Take a look back at Allen Crabbe's 2015-16 season as he heads into the offseason as a restricted free agent.