Bad Weather Coming: Reminders of What That Means in Portland


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Snow and freezing rain are predicted for Tuesday in Portland. This of course can be any mayor's nightmare. And the message this afternoon from Mayor Sam Adams (photo above from November when snow was also in the forecast), essentially is threefold: 1) Drive, bike and walk safely—and take transit if possible; 2) Abandoned vehicles or vehicles creating a safety hazard are subject ...   More
 
Monday, January 10, 2011 HANK STERN

While Weather Freezes the Oregon Food Bank, Sunshine Pantry Stays Open


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I wrote a small piece last week about a homeless shelter's inability to function because of bad weather, just as those it serves needed help most. Now I'm sad to write there is another organization to include on the list of "groups helping the needy but who couldn't make it in when people need them most." The Oregon Food Bank didn't open today due to “inclement weather,” according ...   More
 
Monday, December 22, 2008 Dan Green

If You're New To Portland, Watch This


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Friday, December 11, 2009 HANK STERN

Your Portland Snow Kit For Tonight


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Before I "brave the elements" (or whatever hoary weather cliche you prefer) and leave the office to catch the bus home, I want to leave behind some helpful hints to deal with the snow: 1) For the latest updates on TriMet, go here. 2) For the latest weather updates as practiced by actual weather professionals go here. 3) If this hours-long blizzard gives you cabin fever, here's one productive ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 29, 2009 HANK STERN

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