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Hopeful First Man Says, "Get to Work!"

President Bill Clinton revisited the City of Roses last night for the World Affairs Council International Speaker Series at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and spoke to a predominantly gray-haired crowd of admirers. After a harrowing extra half-hour wait featuring the Out of Africa theme on re...   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 by William Crawford

The reach to impeach

An Oregon lawyer won't stop until his mission is accomplished.

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A story line in Doonesbury last week about a grassroots movement in Vermont to impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney poses a question: Is there a similar campaign in Oregon? The answer is ...   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 William Crawford

Earth Day Events

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THURSDAY, APRIL 19 Regional Livability Summit: Earth Week 2007 Learn about the biggest challenges facing the metro area and hear sage words from environmentalist Denis Hayes, national coordinator of ...   More
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 William Crawford

HABITAT: Armed & Dangerous

Once you have your piece of the rock, you'll want to get to work on it.

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So, you just bought your dream home, complete with moldy basement, leaky taps, broken doors and tiny cabinets. Sure, it's a fixer-upper, but it's got a great view, right? Don't lose hope. Here's a bri ...   More
Wednesday, April 11, 2007 William Crawford

A Wyden-ing Rift

Look which U.S. senator Portland protesters are targeting now.

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For once this year, Portland protesters are picketing a U.S. senator besides Republican Gordon Smith. Last week, about 200 demonstrators carried placards reading "Fair Trade Not Free Trade! and "Stop ...   More
Wednesday, April 11, 2007 William Crawford

Come See MC Rove and His Sweaty Bald Head!

Just when you thought you lived in a blue state-- or at least a blue metro area—the President's evil brain comes to town to sow some nasty seeds in the turds of Tigard.

Thanks to the tireless staff at BlueOregon, the undisclosed locati...   More
Tuesday, April 10, 2007 by William Crawford

Wanted: Oregon Organ Donors

Now you might have smugly patted yourself on the back about the slick organ donor “D” sticker you have on your driver's license, but that just might not be enough.

As the system now stands, even with the “D” the final say about your leftover organs, eyes an...   More
Thursday, March 29, 2007 by William Crawford

Carrion baggage

Dead cows, roadkill and North Portland. Oh my.

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State Rep. Tina Kotek has introduced a bill that might seem of greater interest to Eastern Oregon than metro Portland. But the North Portland Democrat says her bill addressing work done by animal-dis ...   More
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 William Crawford

KPTV Jamie Wilson's Photographer "Clobbered" by 'Couv Drunk

While setting up a live shot in friendly 'ol Vancouver for KPTV reporter Jamie Wilson, photographer Pete Herman Franzen found himself beaten to the ground by a drunk who had reportedly<...   More
Tuesday, March 27, 2007 by William Crawford

High Tech in PDX

A new seedling in the Silicon Forest? Portland-based start-up SplashCast is reaching for the top of the canopy. Offering a unique platform for its users to become their own broadcasting network, the small company has acquired roughly 4,000 u...   More
Friday, March 23, 2007 by William Crawford
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