Portland in the News: Steel Bridge Skate Park; Skywatching Opportunities; Top 2023 News & More! | January 4, 2024

Portland Parks & Recreation is planning to build a skate park near the Steel Bridge.

Oregon’s top news stories of 2023 include the potato being named the state veggie; a rare monster fish washing up in Florence; and an escaped attempted murder suspect was arrested after getting stuck in a muddy pool in North Portland.

And mark your calendars: The skies over Portland will be busy this year expecting comets, meteors and a supermoon eclipse.

Here’s a roundup of the goings-on in Portland this week:

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