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October 19th, 2014

Last Halloween I built some animated light-up steampunk/mad-scientist goggles. This year, I finally got around to documenting the project.Halloween goggles is a post from: Netninja.com

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October 18th, 2014

A pair of downtown-bound S70s approach Divisi

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Monday in Drawing Tips – Show of hands. . . how many of us have grabbed a snack or a drink while working on our art? Most of us, right? But what do you do when ketchup accidentally drips on your drawing? Or tea, or coffee? Come by tomorrow and learn a few helpful techniques [...]

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Indy Cornrows manager Tom Lewis joins Blazer's Edge to discuss the 2014-15 Indiana Pacers, continuing a month-long, 30-team NBA season preview feature. Over the next month, Blazer's Edge will be

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Alrighty then. It's unclear exactly how one hears a billow of smoke, but it's right there in the report. The source, apparently, was from the home of a drug dealer who'd excavated some seven feet down into his crawlspace and...

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Back in January of 1989, then-governor Neil Goldschmidt's hand-picked man to lead the Oregon Department of Corrections was stabbed to death in the parking lot near his office. Police quickly picked up on Gable, and built what many regard as...

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Oh my. It looks like another of Oregon gov. Retread's "signature achievements" is going to go down in flames. It's kind of become his trademark. What WillyWeek calls "Portland's top restaurants" are contributing money to get the measure passed and...

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And you wonder where the money goes...those 26 PR flacks get paid $1,794,324 per year - and that's just salary. Add in their medical and dental, along with other benefits, and they're costing area taxpayers about $4 million a year....

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Great news for those under 50 and living in the general vicinity of Medford, Massachusetts: assuming you're in good health, they'll pay $40 to cop a squat at the poop bank. Your contributions are then tested, divvied up and packaged,...

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As we've gotten better at determining the factors that produce tornadoes and somewhat improved our ability to determine what trailer parks will be hit by one, they've devised a new strategy: now they're running in packs. Starting at around 1980,...

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October 17th, 2014

Dust Mite in the

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Tom Lorenzo and Reed Wallach of NetsDaily join Blazer's Edge to discuss the 2014-15 Brooklyn Nets, continuing a month-long, 30-team NBA season preview feature. Over the next month, Blazer's Edge

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Portland had a field night against Maccabi Haifa B.C. of the Israeli Super League. In their final home preseason game, the

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In a preseason exhibition game, the Blazers looked relaxed from start to finish for the easy victory. The Portland Trail Blazers and Maccabi Haifa enjoyed a relaxed preseason exhibiti

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That squirrely-looking guy, supposedly from "Consumers Union" ia all over our media, about every two minutes, telling us to vote for the GMO labeling measure. That raises two questions: how much is the clown being paid for this, and does...

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A rare non-NBA opponent tonight! The Portland Trail Blazers take on Maccabi Haifa B.C. in the fourth game of pre

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Sean Deveney of SportingNews suggests the Blazers might be interested in Minnesota Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger in exchange for Thomas Robinson. Good idea?

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Blazer's Edge writer Sagar Trika gives a summary of his experience at one of the "We Are Rip City" commercial shoots. I was lucky enough to go to one of the four "We Are Rip City" commercial shoots

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200 square-foot apartments! Spartan apartments of around 200 square feet or so are proving attractive options to the city's growing number of Millennials, said Cathy Reines, CEO of Portland-based Koz Development. Members of that generation, ranging in age from roughly...

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As the Oregon governor's First Squeeze demonstrated last week, "heartfelt apolgies" go a long way - both in politics and in corporate America. You don't have to actually be sorry, but appearances count for so much: According to the general...

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As you may know, a number of cities in "progressive" California have file - or are considering filing - for bankruptcy. CalPERS has long maintained that their pension fund gets first dibs on any proceeds from asset sales. "Not so...

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Damian Lillard gives the world a peak at his first signature shoe from Adidas. Portland Trail Blazers All-Star

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When we started PIE five years ago, we were very much focused on trying to enrich the Portland startup community. So when we converted from a coworking space to an accelerator, we decided to remain true to those roots. Part of that was making our Demo Days a little different. Instead of making it purely

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Earlier this week, Dann Paquette made some pretty incendiary claims about how breweries got tap handles in certain Boston pubs: by paying for them.  After I posted on it, a few people emailed to give some insight into their experiences here

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One of the best and longest running venture capital events in the state is the Bend Venture Conference. But for some of us—be it pending demo days or simply overbooked schedules—it can be hard to tear away from work to visit central Oregon. That’s why I’m happy to see that BVC is livestreaming their

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October 16th, 2014

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by Rep. Vicki Berger Yesterday I filed a complaint with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission as a result of reports from the Willamette Week newspaper concerning possible ethics violation by Cylvia Hayes. My legislative career included participation in a 2008 …

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by Lars Larson Dear John, It has been an interesting relationship for the past twenty years, since we hooked up in 1994. Those cowboy boots and blue jeans, no matter the occasion…the stylish grey hair and folksy manner used to …

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We here at BREWPUBLIC believe in tradition and once again we will be kicking off our annual Killer Beer Week at Roscoe’s with Killer Beer Summit. The lineup of Killer Beers will be tapped after 2:00pm on Friday, October 17th. Killer Beer Week is a celebration of the 6th Anniversary of BREWPUBLIC. We choose our venue

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Earlier this month Seattle’s Elysian Brewing hosted their 10th Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival at their production brewery in the Georgetown neighborhood in South Seattle. Known for being the nation’s most pumpkin obsessed Brewery, Elysian just held their 10th Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival in Seattle, where

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Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way around or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes […]

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Portland’s Migration Brewing is helping to support Oregon Wild’s 40th Anniversary with an exclusive bottled beer. This special release, The Wilderness, is a Northwest Style Red Ale that will be available in bottles only at the “Call of the Wild” fundraising event on Friday, October 17th. Taking place at

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Press Release: EUGENE, Ore.—Returning to Ninkasi Brewing Company’s winter line-up Sleigh’r, Dark Doüble Alt Ale, and Imperiale, Imperial Stout, will be available this month throughout Ninkasi’s distribution footprint through December. Hailing from traditional beer styles, these beers were brewed with winter in mind

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Press Release: SEATTLE (October 10, 2014) – On Oct. 24, Rainier Beer is kicking off the first annual R Day celebration honoring the anniversary of restoring the Rainier R atop the Old Rainier Brewery. The festivities will entail a city-wide ‘Jubilee Jaunt’ though several Seattle neighborhoods. The procession will be l

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October 15th, 2014

Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page. Friday, October 17th Hood River Harvest Fest. This old-fashioned fall...

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Portland startup Athletepath has become the go to source for amateur competitive athletes to track their progress and share their results from race to race. But what about all of that training time in between? Well, get ready to be happy. Athletepath has partnered with MapMyFitness to make sure you’re covered. Race se

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The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Related: Dem hypocrisy on Citizens United

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Alan McLeod alerts us to a fascinating story on Esquire.

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This year -- with no El Niño (so far) -- is noticeably warmer than the big El Niño year of 1997, with global temperatures and sea-su

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The favorite past time of Oregon legislators is passing laws without consequences. They enjoy it so much that they keep passing and revising the same laws without consequences in serial fashion. They do this so that they can look earnest, … Continue read

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A year ago one of Portland’s most anticipated brewery openings of 2013, Ecliptic Brewing opened their doors on October 20th. In celebration, iconic brewer and owner John Harris will host events including an eclipse viewing party and live bands, complete with an exclusive anniversary-themed menu. “We’ve had a truly

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When was the last time you have been on a Haunted Pub Tour? If you have not, local tour group BeerQuest returns this year with their Haunted Pub Tour that will take place now through November 2nd. Skip the phony haunted houses this Halloween and meet the real ghosts of Old Town on BeerQuest’s Halloween […]

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Press Release: Hood River, Oregon – Full Sail Brewing Company’s Session and Session Black lagers were recently honored with gold medals at the 2014 United States Open Beer Championships. According to Beerinfo.com, these gold medals combined with results from Great American Beer Festival® and Ratebeer.com rank Session a

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October 14th, 2014

… so it’s a good thing that I replaced the crack

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Press Release: Get your costume on, then get your dance on. Halloween night at Fort George Brewery blends live music, unique costume contests, and plenty of killer beers throughout the block. Upstairs at the Fort George Brewery + Public House The Upstairs hosts a 21+ only event with the liveliest music around. It all starts

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It’s no secret that Portland loves its Startup Weekends. (In fact, there’s another one coming up November 14-16.) But sometimes, a weekend is a little too short. Okay. Who am I kidding? Weekends are always too short. That’s why I’m happy to announce that we’ve been working behind the scenes to

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Press Release Carlton, OR—Prior to his passing last July, former Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh conducted a series of interviews with legislative staffer Scott Jorgensen. Those interviews comprise the bulk of a book, Conversations with Atiyeh, which was recently published by …

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by NW Spotlight There are 21 days until the November 4th general election, and Oregonians have until 1 minute before Midnight today to register to vote. The Oregon Secretary of State 2014 Elections Calendar says for Oct 14th: “Registration cards …

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This Saturday one of our favorite beer bars in all of Portland will celebrate their 6th Anniversary. Yes, its mid-October and along with the autumn chill in the air comes another Saraveza Anniversary for all to celebrate. On Saturday, October 18th, Saraveza will ring in 6 years of serving pasties and delicious craft beer to

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During this past year Beers Made By Walking led hikes that were held in conjunction with the Forest Park Conservancy through Portland’s Forest Park. The group also led hikes throughout other areas of the Pacific Northwest in and around the Bend and Seattle areas. The purpose of each hike was to allow the brewers that [

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