Taking the pictures for that last post and generally walking around our house fills me with joy. We did this! We surround ourselves with wonderful and meaningful objects. Some of them blend perfectly together, others are like a mix tape of all my favorite singers and bands, so very different individually but are wonderfu
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October 25th, 2016
and forgotten now…. Filed under: History, Life, Photography Tagged: forgotten, old, Oregon, Outdoors, outhouse, photo, privacy, privy, rustic, SwittersB, Woods
October 24th, 2016
Yesterday, at a farm near Hood River, Oregon the bees were still visiting the Dahlias.Filed under: Life, Nature, Photography Tagged: Bee, change, Dahlia, Fall, flowers, macro, photo, Seasons, SwittersB
John Wright (Wright Architecture) BY JENNIFER WRIGHT Architect John Wright is next in our Architect’s Questionnaire series highlighting local designers. John heads up Wright Architecture, a studio that focuses equally on residential and commercial projects. Growing up with a mechanical...
Design Assist Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing. Bids are due November 4, 2016.
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Terminal Balancing Concourse E Extension Project. Sealed Bids are due October 27, 2016.
Auburn, WA. Bidding on November 11, 2016.
Early Work Package. Bids are due October 20, 2016 at 2:00 PM.
A child standing in front of Crescent Poultry Co. located at 1333 N Benton Avenue, 1957. This was located in the Memorial Coliseum area. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1950s, Benton Avenue, North
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October 23rd, 2016
Looky what we did!! Damn. We’ve worked so hard over the past eight months. The only bit of work left to do in the living room is the light fixture, which is marked by blue tape that we keep forgetting to take down. Ha. I will be taking some more photos for the neon wall, […] The post
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October 21st, 2016
LAW Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP attorney LeAnne Bremer recently was elected to serve on the Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Environmental and Land Use Executive Committee. She will serve a three-year term and assist Environmental and Land Use Law Section communication to members, newsletters and continuing
ENGINEERING Jessica Adams has joined KPFF Consulting Engineers’ civil engineering group. She will focus on transportation projects. Adams has eight years of design and construction management experience. She also has a bachelor’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from the University of California, Davis. Ple
ENGINEERING Humber Design Group has hired Rocco Nguyen as a project designer. He has experience mostly in site plan development, with emphasis on stormwater detention and water resources. He has a background in surveying and site inspection as well as land use planning. Nguyen has a bachelor’s degree in ecological enginee
CONSTRUCTION Joseph Hughes Construction has added Kimberly Self as a project assistant. She will provide project managers with support. Self has a bachelor’s degree from Portland State University. Please send your announcements for DJC People to djcpeople@djcOregon.com.
CONSTRUCTION Joseph Hughes Construction has hired Angel Benavidez as director of business development. He will be responsible for developing construction opportunities with property owners, developers and architects. Benavidez has more than 40 years of commercial project experience, and is familiar with financial, retail/re
CONSTRUCTION Joseph Hughes Construction has hired Bob Patterson as a project manager. He has more than 20 years of experience managing construction projects and teams for the health care, hospitality, financial, fitness, multifamily and retail markets. Currently, Patterson is working on tenant improvements for Auto-Chlor, P
CONSTRUCTION Joseph Hughes Construction has added Jen Knutson as a project accountant. She will assist project managers and estimators, and provide accounting services throughout projects. Knutson has more than 15 years of accounting experience, including five in the construction industry. Please send your announcements for
CONSTRUCTION Joseph Hughes Construction has hired Joe Rotta as a project manager. He has more than 30 years of experience handling all aspects of commercial project management as well as senior-level construction leadership duties. He specializes in large-scale commercial projects. Currently, Rotta is working on AFC Urgent
CONSTRUCTION Joseph Hughes Construction has added Al Wallace as a project manager. He has more than 25 years of commercial construction and project management experience gained while working for multiple companies in the Northwest. Currently, Wallace is working on the $15 million Golden Poles apartment complex at Government
A Portland law firm is going after a vinyl siding manufacturer with what it hopes will be a major class action lawsuit.
The granddaddy of them all, KillerBeerFest makes its triumphant return for the eighth consecutive year at Bailey’s Taproom. Our biggest event during Killer Beer Week has always been KillerBeerFest and this year’s event returns on Saturday, October 22nd from Noon until Midnight. Craft beer fans will have 12 hours to samp
Leukemia. Certainly not one of the words you expect to hear from your doctor when he’s calling about blood test results and telling you to get to the ER. I hadn’t been feeling great since about October 10th — no appetite, a light fever of about 100F, and was easily getting out of breathe due […]
A number man standing outside an apartment building on SE Clay Street and SE Union Avenue (SE Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard), 1929. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1920s, 3rd Avenue, Clay Street, Hosford-Abernethy, …
Rothko Pavilion lobby rendering (Portland Art Museum) BY BRIAN LIBBY Last week the Portland Art Museum announced a major addition to its campus, one that will transform the visitor experience and change the way we look at its existing historic...
As we close out our 8th Annual Killer Beer Week we like to recover from the previous nine days of craft beer events by attending our Killer Beer Week Recovery Beerunch. This year’s Beerunch will take place at Laurelwood Brewing on NE Sandy in its quaint upstairs Brewers’ Den on Sunday, October 23rd from 11:00am [
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As Killer Beer Week arrives at its final weekend we have a lot of beery events still in store. Tonight, Friday, October 21st, we all gather at Saraveza Bottle Shop & Pasty Tavern to celebrate Brewpublic’s 8th Brewniversary at one of our favorite beer bars that we have grown up with. Both Saraveza and Brewpublic [̷
PORTLAND, Ore. – Oct. 20, 2016 – A recently completed study estimates the economic impact of the 2016 Oregon Brewers Festival (OBF) at $29.3 million. Jeff Dense, Professor of Political Science and Craft Beer Studies at Eastern Oregon University, and a team of students administered 901 on-site interviews between
October 20th, 2016
In this day and age, we’ve all grown quite used to adding filters to our photos. Videos, though? Not so much. But that’s starting to change. And Portland based BeFunky has just released their own take on video filters—with Visionn, an app that allows folks to add filters to their videos in real time. With
Killer Beer Week continues, Ecliptic turns three and the rest of craft beer events for the week beginning October 20th. Killer Benefit Night 5-10 pm Thursday Oct. 20, Garrison Tap Room, 8773 N. Lombard St., St. Johns; This is a benefit for Brewpublic founder Angelo De Ieso and all proceeds from the evening’s generously do
A few months ago I was sitting in an Irish pub with The Beer Nut and I did what any American would do: I held my pint glass aloft and said "Sláinte" with gusto. Hey, that's what the Irish do when they offer a toast, right? Fortunately, just as the word was dying in my mouth, shamrocks, leprechauns, and Blarney st
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“Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you — you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.” Alexander Solzhenitsyn Filed under: Life, Photography Tagged: Alexander Solzhenitsyn, awareness, change, curtains, happine
The northeast corner of NW 3rd Avenue and NW Davis Street, 1968. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, 3rd Avenue, Northwest, Old Town, Old Town/Chinatown
By Steve Buckstein Cascade Policy Institute, Trying to sell voters on the largest tax increase in Oregon history, Measure 97 proponents claim that “Oregon ranks dead last in corporate taxes.” But the nation’s leading independent tax policy research organization, The Tax Foundation, says this claim is misleading.
This evening, Thursday, October 20th, The Garrison Tap Room will host Killer Benefit Night – A Benefit For Angelo De Ieso. From 5:00 to 10:00pm the tap room for Royale Brewing will feature some rare kegs from eight outstanding breweries for tonight’s featured event during our 8th Annual Killer Beer Week. Located in
Harshmellow Mountain, the latest in its Woodworker Barrel-Aged Series from Baerlic Brewing, will be released at the brewery on Friday, October 21st beginning at 2:00pm. Harshmellow Mountain is a Belgian Blonde Ale that has been aged in a blend of neutral and second use gin oak barrels on Brett Brux and dry-hopped with Ella
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Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. Howard Thurman The post Alive appeared first on
October 19th, 2016
©Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera Humans have always had the desire to live forever. Even today there are those wealthy enough to have their bodies frozen in a cryogenic state and others who fervently believe that the wizards of Silicon Valley will preserve them digitally. Leoš Janáček’s opera, “The Makropulos Case
Terri – A true to life story (though not actually true) about a boy struggling to fit in, to keep his unconventional and mentally ill uncle and caretaker above water, and to be a decent friend. Sweet and sad. Greta Gerwig has my number. I like everything she does, so surprise! Mistress America is a […]
Apple today sent out media invites for a Mac-centric event that will be held on Thursday, October 27 at 10:00 a.m. at Apple’s Cupertino campus. The October event is expected to focus on the introduction of new Macs, headlined by a much-rumored and highly anticipated revamped MacBook Pro. According to rumors, the new M
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