Portland in the News: Mill Ends Park Reopens; Stephen Colbert Pokes Fun at Portland Pickles; Oregon Oddities & Roadside Attractions & More! | January 20, 2022

Mill Ends Park, the world’s smallest park, has reopened, after moving 6 inches during construction in Downtown Portland.

Forest Park Conservancy has agreed to monitor a 60 acres of land north of the park with the goal of habitat improvement.

And after the Portland Pickles mascot tweeted what appeared to be a suggestive photo, it was featured on Friday’s show of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

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Portland in the News: Oregon Lifts Outdoor Mask Mandate; Beavers Living in Salt Water; Electric Unicycle Parade & More | November 24, 2021

It’s been 50 years since a man media dubbed DB Cooper skyjacked a PDX-SEA jet, demanding $200,000 and then parachuting somewhere over southwest Washington, never to be found.

Oregon scientists have found that beavers live in tidal wetlands on the coast, surviving in salt water.

And one of Portland’s newest weekly rides, the Friday Night Ride attracts electric unicycles, e-bikes and skateboards through downtown Portland.

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