“I can see just how many lives she touched—how profoundly she inspired others to do more and be better.”
Sometimes, for entirely unclear and mysterious reasons, the internet resurrects things thought to be long forgotten.
Vera Katz got a lot of things done. Here are five ideas she never
“She was sweet, she was kind; she was wonderful. But ‘polite’ doesn’t come to mind. She was fun, entertaining, loved a good joke. But if she was pissed off, look out.”
Vera Katz was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Oregon House and later served as Portland’s mayor for three terms.
Segway tours are all the rage in Germany itself, and German travel sites pimp them for both European and American destinations as though it were a perfectly normal thing to do.
I’ve complained to the city, but was merely given a vague response, so I’ll ask Dr. Know: Is it legal for trash trucks to run that early?
I snicker every time I see one of the Portland “The City That Works” vehicles whiz down my street. The slogan has aged terribly since it was conceived in the mid-1990s.