The Legend of "Lorax Dave" Walters, Eastmoreland Tree-Sitter


Dave Walters, the tree-sitter who spent three days perched in one of the branches of three imperiled Eastmoreland neighborhood sequoias, returned to earth on Friday evening soon after a deal was signed to save the trees from a developer's chainsaw.“If you feel like you want to give to your community, and give outside of what you normally would do,” Walters says, “you really need to do that out ...   More
Sunday, September 20, 2015 COBY HUTZLER

South Park Co-Creator Matt Stone Pays to Save Eastmoreland Sequoias


He is the Butters, and he pays for the trees.Three sequoias on an Eastmoreland lot appear to have been saved from developer chainsaws—thanks in part to cash from Matt Stone, the co-creator of South Park. Arthur Bradford, one of the Eastmoreland residents battling to save the huge redwoods, says developer Vic Remmers has agreed to turn the lot at Southeast 36th Avenue and Martins Street into a public ...   More
Thursday, September 17, 2015 COBY HUTZLER

They Might Kill Giants

A local author joins the fight to save the great Sequoias of Eastmoreland.

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Last night two drunks came to visit the trees. It was 3 am, and they parked their car so the headlights shone on the massive trunks as they stumbled around, gazing skyward. “These things are fucki   More
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 ARTHUR BRADFORD

"Post No Bills" Sign Attracts More Than 60 Bills

UPDATE: Bills taken down after complaint, Bobs went right up.

Never accuse Eastmoreland residents of not keeping up with their Bills. When Eastmoreland Golf Course tacked a "Post No Bills" sign on its fence along Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, they weren't expecting people to reject the instruction so literally.The sign has stirred Portlanders to post pictures of people named Bill on the fence, including Bill Nye the Science Guy, Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal, ...   More
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