Holy Sh*t!
13600 block of NE Regents Drive in Vancouver , Vancouver WA
A 78-year-old man shot one of two stray pit bulls to death Aug. 29 after the dogs attacked him. Police say the man had a legal permit to carry the gun and acted in self-defense.
Block Party
N. Mississippi Ave (between N. Rosa Parks Way and N. Holman Street) , Portland OR
The Piedmont Neighborhood Association held its first sponsored block party Aug. 27, offering games, prizes and lots of Tang.
Get It Hoppin’
NE 37th Ave. and Ainsworth St. , Portland OR
Family-friendly live hip-hop performances by Odd Thomas, Propaganda and Theory Hazit were held Aug. 30 in Fernhill Park.
The Pearl
Too Sexy
1122 N.W. Davis Street , Portland OR
Over 200 wannabe models packed the Art Institute of Portland on Aug. 30 in hopes of making the cut for Portland Fashion Week (Oct. 7-11). Prasenjit Tito Chowdhury, an executive producer for the show, said the priority was finding a model who could walk the walk.
Watch It!
122nd & Glisan , Portland OR
Wayne Conrad Thompson, 35, was arrested and charged with first-degree assault after allegedly hitting a bicyclist intentionally with his car Aug. 28. The investigation is headed to the grand jury later this week.
Drug ’Em Up
SE 82nd & Holgate , Portland OR
Portland’s Crime Prevention team drove its mobile precinct to Eastport Plaza on Aug. 29 to collect old and unwanted prescription drugs from the community. The goal was to keep family medicine cabinets clean and teenagers looking for a buzz sober.