Original Portland Tough Mother, Gert Boyle of Columbia Sportswear passed this week at 95.
A study found a tunnel could boost on-time arrivals for MAX trains downtown & could shave 12 minutes off commute.
And beloved Portland therapy llama, Rojo, passed away this week after health complications.
Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:
- Oregonian: A powerful handshake: How Maurice Lucas’ gesture helped the Portland Trail Blazers win the 1977 NBA title; Rip City 50
- Willamette Week: A Portland Subway Could Shave More Than 12 Minutes Off Downtown Train Commute, New Study Finds
- Bike Portland: Earl Blumenauer Bridge will break ground next week
- Oregon Arts Walk: At PSU’s new museum, art for all
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