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S for Scientology: Masked Protesters at Portland Church of Scientology

Meet at the Umbrella Man. 11:00, Saturday.

The crowd, wearing British folk-hero Guy Fawkes masks in the style of the book and film V for Vendetta, surrounded the bronze man with a paras...   More
Saturday, May 10, 2008 by Jason Howd

Holy Smoke

High times for marijuana marchers.

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Maybe there were good vibes after all from the ninth annual Million Marijuana March that rolled out at high noon on May 3 through downtown Portland. Less than 48 hours after an estimated 700 marchers ...   More
Wednesday, May 7, 2008 Jason Howd

Ninth Annual Million Marijuana March Burns Through Downtown

Rolling out at high noon May 3, the Ninth Annual Million Marijuana March smoked through downtown Portland as part of Oregon NORML's protest of pot prohibition and to support the use of medicina...   More
Sunday, May 4, 2008 by Jason Howd

Parents Plead for Help to Find Missing Daughter, Heather Mallory Cole

The nearly two-month-old mystery of what might have happened to Heather Mallory Cole is prompting the parents of the 32-year-old woman to appeal again to the press and public for any information about their missing daughter.

Her parents Steve and...   More
Friday, May 2, 2008 by Jason Howd

West-Coast Ports Shut Down as Part of May Day War Protest

Ahh, May Day in Portland.

Nothing new for our fair city to see protests and strikes on International Labor Day, but something new today was who was walki...   More
Thursday, May 1, 2008 by Jason Howd

Fish and Middaugh Square Off...Sorta

City Council candidates Nick Fish and Jim Middaugh, both looking to fill Erik Sten's seat, squared off Friday at the City Club's weekly deba...   More
Sunday, April 27, 2008 by Jason Howd

World Laboratory Animal Liberation Week Begins at OHSU

Yesterday, representatives of the animal-rights group In Defense of Animals held a protest on the main campus of Oregon Health & Science University to highlight alleged animal abuse at the university's    More
Wednesday, April 23, 2008 by Jason Howd

Good News for Oregon Organ Donors

You can now rest assured that, upon an untimely demise in a car accident or other means of dispatch, your organ donation wishes will be followed. In conjunction with Donate Life Month, the organization Donate Life Northwest    More
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 by Jason Howd

Oregon Attorney General Debate: No Blood Spilled

“It's all about the zoo.”

Unfortunately, this was the most unexpected and exciting statement from either candidate vying for the office of Oregon Attorney General as they sorta duked it out during their City Club-sponsored debate ...   More
Friday, March 28, 2008 by Jason Howd

Faux Olympic Torch to Pass Through Portland

In the latest local example of protests against the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the organization Human Rights Torch Relay (HRTR) is sending a faux Olympic torch to Por...   More
Tuesday, March 25, 2008 by Jason Howd
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