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The Lady and the Tram

Sarah Graham has designs on connecting Pill Hill with the city's south shoreline.


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No question, it's bold: a hyper-modernistic aerial tram sweeping down Marquam Hill, vaulting over I-5, connecting the city's largest employer with its most ambitious urban development. Fittingly, cont ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 21, 2004 Zach Dundas

The Day the Air Turned Pink

Air America launches its "liberal radio" crusade in Portland--but not without problems.


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Less than 72 hours after Air America, the national, New York-based "progressive talk" radio network, debuted in Portland and five other cities last week, Lars Larson's manhood came up. A Portland call ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 7, 2004 Zach Dundas

Questioning the Inquest

The public forum on the most recent fatal police shooting may not provide what the public, or officers, want.


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What if you held a public inquest into a controversial police shooting--and nobody came?That's the prospect faced by District Attorney Mike Schrunk, who will spearhead a public review of the actions o ...   More
 
Wednesday, April 7, 2004 Zach Dundas

MISSISSIPPI (High) RISING

High-density development may mark the next chapter of a North Portland renaissance.


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The former home of Chappell Trucking doesn't look like much. Gray, dirty industrial buildings slumber next to Boise-Eliot Elementary, on Fremont just east of North Mississippi Avenue. If a local devel ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 31, 2004 Zach Dundas

Clear Connection

A cafe's free Internet phone offers a glimpse of the future. Sorry, Qwest.


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A little after 8 am last Thursday, Tom Fitzgerald stood in the rain at Northeast 22nd Avenue and Oregon Street. I stood inside Urban Grind, the spacious cafe at this sleepy corner just off Sandy Boule ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 31, 2004 Zach Dundas

Newark? Newark?

A look behind the biz-mag rankings that shellacked Portland.


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You could practically hear the decaf lattes snorted through upturned noses all over town. Inc. magazine released its list of best and worst cities for business last month, and Portland's elite was agh ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 24, 2004 Zach Dundas

The Campaign Busse

A mayoral hopeful goes for the youth vote.


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Phil Busse walks out of the Fresh Pot on North Mississippi Avenue late one afternoon, and a young woman stops him. She doesn't want to talk about police accountability. Or biodiesel buses. Or any of t ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 24, 2004 Zach Dundas

PSU's New Look

Hot-shot teachers, gobs of research money, a building spree and an angry union. What's going on?


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Jun Jiao works among ridges and buttes, alien obelisks and tangled deltas, all spooky neon-gray and ashen black. An icy distant planet? Guess again. Jiao, a buoyant nanophysicist born southeast of Bei ...   More
 
Wednesday, March 17, 2004 Zach Dundas

The Earl of Trolleys

Rep. Blumenauer fights to move streetcars to the head of the federal gravy train.


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The Portland Streetcar has its detractors. Some are those incurably car-happy types who view all mass transit as a Bolshevik plot. Others think the 4.8-mile loop linking Northwest and Portland State i ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2004 Zach Dundas

Last Stand with Sacajawea


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When workers broke ground on Portland's long-awaited official Holocaust Memorial early this month, the backhoes and hard hats seemed to signal an end to torturous legal battles over the Washington Par ...   More
 
Wednesday, February 18, 2004 Zach Dundas
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