CORVALLIS – Research on the worldwide decline in coral reefs will take center stage at the Corvallis Science Pub on Monday, May 9. Rebecca Vega-Thurber investigates the microbial ecology of reefs in the Red Sea, the Caribbean and the Pacific and will describe what she has learned about how microbes influence reef h
May 5th, 2016
In the silence of love you will find the spark of life. Rumi The post Spark appeared first on Under a Red Roof.
Camille Pissarro1831 - 1903Caribbean-born; FrenchLambasted Andrea Pisano in Round 1.Came from behind to beat 15th century master Pisanello in
May 4th, 2016
It seems that Portland is experiencing a real surge in auto traffic lately. I notice it, and my friends and family are always complaining about it. There’s no doubt that there’s more traffic, but what can realistically be done about it? Metro has produced an interesting look at the data in a very accessible Regional ...
The latest projects proposed in Portland, as filed with the Portland Bureau of Development Services.
The Multnomah County Central Courthouse project is slated to go before the Portland Design Commission for advice during the group’s May 5 session.
A British architect and an American structural engineer recently shared with the DJC why they have opposing opinions about cross-laminated timber.
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My third start on this post, words seemingly impossible to come by. Our bed, my comfort in this strange limbo. We are tired. Tired of being tethered to the house. Tired of waiting in spaces only temporarily organized while magic and building occurs. Tired of tradesmen filing in and out every day but Sunday. So […]
Projects succeed or fail based on a wide variety of influences and activities. There are the knowns, the unknowns and the unknown unknowns. Successful projects require: visionaries; good design, engineering and construction; great coordination; and owners who are willing to see efforts through to completion. Ensuring that p
A number man standing in front of 4000-4016 NE Union Avenue (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard) near NE Shaver Street, looking east, 1929. For more information on the number man, please click here. View this image in Efiles …
May 3rd, 2016
Heads up, folks. Donald Trump is coming to Oregon, according to a breaking news report from OPB: Sources close to the Trump campaign say he will be in Lane or Douglas County, Oregon on Friday.
View of southwest Portland from Portland Heights, circa 1885. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1880s, Downtown, Southwest, Southwest Hills
Odilon Redon1840 - 1916FranceBeat Robert Rauschenberg decisively in Round 1.
May 2nd, 2016
By Walt Trandum of Sandy, Oregon. Long time local political organizer in the Clackamas County portion of District 52. Founder of the Oregon Trail Democrats in 2003 and chief architect of the 2012 nearly successful Peter Nordbye campaign. Walt is a Democratic candidate for the Oregon House of
View of ships in the Portland Harbor on the Willamette River. This image comes from a 1904 souvenir picture book. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1900s
May 1st, 2016
A short while back I wrote an article for EmptyEasel about art school, and how to decide if it’s right for you. I wrote that article because most young people—and many who are no longer quite so young—believe they must attend art school if they’re going to be a successful artist. And yet, if you [...]
Like I noted a few months ago in "Is Statesman Journal Best of Mid-Valley contest really about 'best'," the only guaranteed winner in this annual event is... the Statesman Journal. The biggest winner in the Best of the Mid-Valley contest...
Drove over to Portland's East side yesterday afternoon. First thing I noticed was this brand new fortress over by the airport:
April 30th, 2016
I knitted a head warmer thingy with cables! This is very exciting. I messed up quite a bit but kept going anyway, realizing what I did wrong and not doing it again. I just turn that crazy part underneath when...
Deep focus #sellwood #oaksbottomrefuge #oaksbottompark (at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge)
By Sanford "Sandy" Wilbur of Gresham, OregonR. Sanford is a retired Federal biologist, who was in charge of the California condor research and recovery effort from 1969 to 1980. He developed the first proposals for the captive breeding and reestablishment of condors in their former habitat.
Alexander Rodchenko1891 - 1956Russian
April 29th, 2016
By Dr. Sharon Meieran of Portland, Oregon. Sharon is an emergency room physician at Kaiser Permanente and Medical Director at Oregon Foundation for Reproductive Health. Sharon is a candidate for Multnomah County Commission, District 1. Learn more at VoteS
Completed in 1872, this image shows the Jacob Kamm residence at its original location on SW 14th Avenue and SW Main Street, 1892. The structure was moved to make way for the construction of Lincoln High School and is now … Continue reading
This week, we've got The Boxer Rebellion, Britta Phillips and Haley Reinhart.
The singer-songwriter gives us an inside look at her new LP at NYC's One Mile House Bar.
They may not be inducted for 10 or 20 years, but here’s a list of musicians that define a generation.
April 28th, 2016
On Earth Day 2016, April 22, I asked 30 civic leaders in Salem three questions about climate change. These were candidates running for Mayor and City Council in the May election (9 people); City councilors not running in this election...
This is the first documentary that was approved by her estate.
By Sue Christenson of Portland, Oregon. I am a political activist for social justice and equality. I want the best for everyone in all aspects of life and liberty. For those of us who view health care as a right, not a privilege, it is great to see that leaders in the Oregon Leg
Bob Wills - Take me back to TulsaThis is really I all I know about Tulsa.
The soul man discusses ‘Hold On!’, songwriting and Van the Man.
It's the first song Kesha's released since "Timber."
What a way to open her Formation World Tour.
Oregon Sea Grant has won a Silver Award of Distinction in the 2016 Communicator Awards competition, for its field guide Key Aquatic Invasive Species Watch: Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris in the Eastern Pacific. According to the Communicator Awards’ website, the competition is sanctioned and judged by the Academy
NORTH BEND – Forty-three teams of elementary, middle school, high school and college students from across Oregon descend on the North Bend Community Pool and North Bend High Schoolthis Saturday, April 30, to try out their hand-built underwater robots in the Oregon regional section of the annual Marine Advanced Tech
Crew on Truck 3, a 1950 American LaFrance, leaving Station 3 at 1425 NW Glisan Street, 1950. This structure, currently Touché Restaurant, is slated to be demolished to make way for a multi-unit apartment complex. View this image …
To be great, be whole; Exclude nothing, exaggerate nothing that is not you. Be whole in everything. Put all you are Into the smallest thing you do. So, in each lake, the moon shines with splendor Because it blooms up above. Fernando Pessoa The post
The opening set at Coachella is a long way down from where the producer is now.
From cover songs to pop stardom, the Internet has been good to Sam Tsui.