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Surge Protection Brigade

Do these women look like Islamo-fascists? We don't think so, either.

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"The Surge Protection Brigade" sounds an awful lot like it could be a team of Saturday-morning superheroes fighting evil in spandex.Instead, the Brigade is a group of about a dozen self-described "ser ...   More
Wednesday, February 21, 2007 Lance Kramer

The Portland Condom: Ponchos For Our Wee Ones

On Valentine's Day the Big Apple revealed its newest sexual pride and joy: the NYC Condom.

Each year, to promote safe sex, the NYC Health Department will distribute at least 18 million of the boutique-quality Lifestyles condoms at over 900 locations citywide - get this...for FREE.

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Monday, February 19, 2007 by Lance Kramer

TriMet Investigates Driver Complaint

A black man riding in the back of the bus is harrassed by a white bus driver. Montgomery, Ala., circa 1955? Try Portland, Ore.—this past Monday....

TriMet is investigating a complaint that driver Deborah L. Shill, 43, may have acted inappropritately in her conduct toward a ...   More
Thursday, February 15, 2007 by Lance Kramer

Comb over to the Rose Garden, Donald...

"Portland is a place of class."

That was PDX's beloved own "Rowdy Roddy" Piper speaking Monday night during WWE's Wrestlemania 23 at the Rose Garden - and there was no classier place to be. With iconic mike in hand and kilt around the waist, Piper thanked a packed Rose City crowd...   More
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 by Lance Kramer

Make money in your underwear, like these guys...

Today is the Millionaire's Conference at the Oregon Convention Center, and you're invited.

But don't get too excited.

You're not the only one to get a personal VIP ticket and invitation. In fact, every other person in the room is just as "very important" as you ar...   More
Friday, February 9, 2007 by Lance Kramer

Celebrate Year of the Pig with Potter and Friends

They say all good things must come to an end, and unfortunately, the Year of the Dog is no exception. It's been a good trip around the sun, Fido, but it's time to retire man's best friend...   More
Friday, February 9, 2007 by Lance Kramer

Coffee Talk

"Live Journalism" finds a home at Portland's Waypost.

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"Your sphincter is going to relax."Only a few minutes into a presentation on "Sundry Manners of Decomposition" by 911 emergency responder Dale Davis a few weeks ago at the Waypost, it was already appa ...   More
Wednesday, January 31, 2007 Lance Kramer

Tuesday: Annual Event to Help the Homeless

Want to lend a helping hand to Portland's homeless? On Tuesday, hundreds of volunteers and local community service workers will host the 4th annual Portland Homeless Connect event at Memorial Coliseum.

The program will run all day, and begin with preliminary interviews with all ...   More
Monday, January 22, 2007 by Lance Kramer

Activists Plan Gathering Against "Police Violence"

The Albina Ministerial Alliance (AMA) Ad Hoc Coalition for Community has scheduled a prayer vigil as a call to action to end police violence, this Saturday at 4:30 pm.

The event will take place at Northwest Hoyt and Broadway, near Union Station—around the same area where po...   More
Friday, January 19, 2007 by Lance Kramer

Proud Parents Name Twins

Portland's waited all too long for this day. All the family's come in from Dubuque and Columbus for the celebration. No need to sit on the edge of your seat anymore. The results are in. Out of more than 700 names submitted, our very own aerial tram cars will forever be referred to as...
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Friday, January 19, 2007 by Lance Kramer
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