by NW Spotlight The memorial for Seaside police officer Sgt. Jason Goodding was held yesterday at the Seaside Convention Center. Sgt. Goodding was killed in the line of duty on Friday, February 5, 2016. According to the Officer Down Memorial …
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February 13th, 2016
February 12th, 2016
Oregon Senate Republicans Salem, Ore. – Yesterday, Senate Democrats killed a bill on the Senate floor that would have mandated a minimum of 28% of state funds go toward K-12 education and public safety. In contrast, Washington State allocated 46% …
February 11th, 2016
Oregon Senate Republicans Oregon House Republicans Senate GOP Leader Ted Ferrioli on Oregon Feb Revenue Forecast Salem, Ore. – Following the release of the latest revenue forecast, Senate Republican Leader Ted Ferrioli (R-John Day) called attention to signs of a …
A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. George Eliot The post blo
February 10th, 2016
"Speak, Thou Vast and Venerable Head" (video animation still) Julia Oldham, 2016 The Fifth Wheel is a multimedia exploration of the arg
Poll: 78% unaware of PERS disaster By Taxpayer Association of Oregon Foundation Oregon’s public employee retirements system (PERS) is now a staggering $20-$22 billion in unfunded liability. Just this week it was announced that it grew by another $3 billion …
The Curious Case of John Kitzhaber. Saturday, February 13, marks the one-year anniversary of former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s (D-OR) resignation in the face of a conflict of interest scandal involving the governor and his paramour, Cylvia Hayes. At the time … Continue
February 9th, 2016
by NW Spotlight Donald Trump decidedly won the Republican New Hampshire primary tonight, and Bernie Sanders decidedly won the Democratic New Hampshire primary. Republican delegate winners in the 2016 New Hampshire primary (UPDATED): 1 Donald Trump 35.34% 10 del. 2 …
Bud Pierce for Governor Unlike many public policy or political issues, the transportation issue gets personal in a hurry, especially if you’re a Portland area commuter. You see it (and you’re stuck in it) almost every day as you head …
We've had 84 First Round Elimination contests, and there have only been four ties. The most recent one before now -- "now" being a deadlock between Munch and Nash -- was in July 2013. I had to dig back into
February 8th, 2016
I went to my first Superbowl party this weekend, the woman who doesn’t give a rat’s ass about football. It was fun and strange, me wearing a generic orange sweater in a room full of jerseys and true sports fan garb; people who know players and statistics and care about what is happening; people who, […]
James Archer The Archer gallery is celebrating its namesake James Archer on the occassion of his donating 129 artworks to the college. 40 of the artworks are on display at the gallery and you can read a
by Rep. Gail Whitsett In response to a question posed to me recently, it’s my opinion that public input has no value in a completely controlled and strictly adhered to agenda like we are seeing this session. The outcome is …
By John A. Charles, Jr. The State of Oregon will sell 84,000 acres of the Elliott State Forest by March 2017, in order to make money for public schools. However, the lands will not be auctioned to the highest bidder. … Continue reading →
Come on out to the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder) on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 Happy Birthday, Oregon - presented by Stumptown Stories. The post Stumptown Stories: H
February 7th, 2016
Promote Oregon Leadership PAC Salem, Ore. – Promote Oregon Leadership PAC launched a website and ad campaign highlighting the scandals and pay-to-play style politics of Salem Democrats. The website, www.SalemDemocrats.com, includes the release of a digital ad featuring ex-Governor John …
February 6th, 2016
Some funny things happened on the way to this month's Fourth Round match. The oldest pair of open Third Round matches were Benton/Lotto and Goldsworthy/Magritte, but there's no point in advancing them because the left bracket is already congested by a tie in that
February 5th, 2016
Aerial of industrial area in Northwest Portland, near the St. Johns Bridge, circa 1938. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Bridge, Northwest, Northwest Industrial, St. Johns Bridge
February 4th, 2016
MoCC Exhibition view: Laurie Herrick Weaving, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (2011) Photo Jeff Jahn Yesterday PNCA announced that it will s
February has always been a good month for art exhibitions in the Portland art scene and everyone seems ready to get out and meet each other once again. Here are my picks: The Histology of the Diffe
Construction of the Memorial Coliseum, April 13, 1960. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Lloyd District, North
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving – we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes The post
Arthur Dove1880 - 1946AmericanTied with Gerrard Dou in his first attempt at the First Round, back in January 2013.Lost to Norman Rockwell in a second shot at
February 3rd, 2016
Michelle LaFoe (Dina Avila) BY JENNIFER WRIGHT Next in our continuing series is architect Michelle LaFoe, principal at OFFICE 52 Architecture. Along with firm partner Isaac Campbell, their collaboration has established itself as one of the city’s most creative and...
The NBA is coming back to Seattle. Well, sort of.
The Blazers' recent hot play hasn't enhanced their internal belief -- it's reinforced it.
Panoramic view of Lincoln High School area looking north, February 26, 1960. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Goose Hollow, Southwest
Sausage, seafood and wine, Chinese food and culture - and a parade! Plenty to do beside watching football this weekend. The post Portland Weekend Amusements (5-7 February 2016) appeared first on
February 2nd, 2016
"I got X-Rays. They said there were no breaks and it wasn't nothing major," Vonleh said after the game. "Just a little swelling. It should go down pretty quick."
CJ McCollum scored 30 points and Gerald Henderson had 13 of 14 points in the fourth quarter to help the Trail Blazers win their 5th straight game.
Join in the conversation as the Blazers try to win their fifth consecutive game.
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A look at the numbers each player on the Portland Trail Blazers roster wears on their jersey, what it means to them and why they picked that number.
The Blazers seek their fifth consecutive win against the Milwaukee Bucks Tuesday night at the Moda Center.
Faceoff #1: Pechstein v. PeruginoMax Hermann Pechstein1881 - 1955GermanSkunked by Joachim Patenier in Round 1.
February 1st, 2016
Hans Ulrich Obrist on the future of Contemporary Art. One of the things that distinguishes him from most big name curators is the way he readily admits their cultural cache supersedes that of cur
The Oregonian/OregonLive's Mike Richman and his friend Chuck (Charles Tuggle) bring you the latest episode of the My Friend Chuck Podcast.
Keller Fountain (Brian Libby) BY BRIAN LIBBY Carl Alviani A designer, writer, editor and researcher, Alviani will share his story as part of an ongoing lecture series from the Applied Craft + Design MFA program from the Pacific Northwest College...
Snow falling this morning, and yesterday, and into tomorrow, too, inch upon inch, each flake a single lively presence, bouncing and skittering down my sleeve, loud enough to hear. More sounds, cars hissing, the scrape of a shovel, the squeak of boots, a goose honking, then three, the creak of their wings in flight
I hate being stuck behind a computer all day! 😉 I’m currently near San Pedro, Belize in some resort condos with my team from work. We’re co-working here for the week in person. Normally we’re remote and spread across the world.
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Blazers fans Alex and Megan Haro tied the knot on Saturday, January 23 and held their wedding reception at the Moda Center during Portland's 121-103 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.