Illegal fireworks are exploding in Oregon. Portland’s new fire chief is cracking down.
You thought it was a victimless crime, a Portland rite of passage.
You drive across the
Columbia River, fill your trunk with powerful fireworks that are legal
in Washington, and then smuggle the
Here's something to chew on this Fourth of July: Men's Health magazine has ranked Portland as America's most patriotic city, nosing out Salt Lake City and Kansas City. The magazine said it calculated the rankings based on percentage of registered voters who turned out for state and federal elections from 2004 to 2008 (Portland was ninth); money spent on military veterans per capita (Portland ...